Senior Reward Manager

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Munich, Germany

Posted on: 2024-06-05

Category: transportation

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About the company:

Lilium’s vision is to create a sustainable and accessible mode of high-speed, regional transportation. 

Using the 7-Seater Lilium Jet, an electric vertical take-off and landing jet, offering leading capacity, low noise and high performance, Lilium is building a transport network and service for people and goods. Working in partnership with world-leading aerospace, technology, and infrastructure partners, commercial operations are set to launch in 2024. 

Lilium’s 700+ strong team includes over 400 aerospace engineers and a leadership responsible for delivering some of the most successful aircraft in aviation history. Founded in 2015, Lilium’s headquarters and manufacturing facilities are in Munich, Germany, with teams based across Europe and the U.S.

A career at Lilium is for those who want to do something extraordinary. We take pride in pushing the boundaries of engineering, technology and customer experience 

Apart of a team, you will tackle challenges and deliver something that has never been done before. By joining Lilium you will have the opportunity to work with a world-class entrepreneurial team of more than  950 people who are  as passionate about changing the world as you are.  

You will always act with safety and integrity in mind and embody our core behaviors of efficient and positive collaboration, ownership of time, continuous improvements and, ultimately delivering results.

We thrive on diversity and creating an inclusive culture, with more than 50 nationalities currently working hard to bring our vision of a sustainable world to life. 

Lilium is growing fast ! 

As the Senior Reward Manager you will be involved in a wide range of compensation related topics.

No day is the same, you will need to feel comfortable in a dynamic work environment and not shy away from working on ad-hoc projects.

Key Responsibilities include:

  • Act as Programme Manager for the Compensation Cycle, responsible for scheduling and resource utilisation, communication with the People function and business leaders
  • Manage the Equity Cycle ie grants, distributions and exercise windows and all Equity data. Be the contact for all Equity queries
  • Assist with the preparation of CompCo papers
  • Be a subject matter expert on incentive plan design and development and contribute to Lilium’s total reward strategy as the company grows.
  • Lead key reward projects and contribute to broader HR programmes (performance management, organisation restructuring
  • Be the expert interface into the HRIS team ensuring the reward agenda is represented in the long-term plan for the HR technology system
  • Understand Global Compensation policies and practices and act as an expert resource for the People Team
  • Maintain the Grading Framework and level jobs within the organisation
  • Benchmark jobs externally and create annual compensation structures
  • Manage relationships with providers/brokers for all benefits
  • Champion continuous improvement and effective cross-team working to increase efficiency and reduce rework

Your Profile:

  • Minimum of 5 years’ experience gained in roles with similar requirements including:
    • Experience of compliance/governance reporting for a listed business e.g Equity compensation, Annual Reports, Gender Pay Gap etc
  • Excellent technical knowledge of people systems and reporting tools (Workday reporting advantageous)
  • Accuracy, attention to detail and a methodical approach
  • Concern for deadline and quality requirements
  • Excellent organisational and communication skills with a focus on the customer
  • Collaborative approach, can do attitude and a Team player
  • Influencing skills and engagement with differing client groups
  • Highly proficient in Microsoft Excel, with good knowledge of Word and PowerPoint
  • Analytical problem-solving skills with the ability to switch from technical to non-technical audiences
  • Ability to work in a rapidly changing environment, multitask, work to deadlines, prioritise under pressure
  • Fluent English is essential, other languages will be advantageous 


Want to know more? Then view our 'Why join Lilium' page!

Life at Lilium:

The wellbeing of our employees is a high priority. In our HQ we have many initiatives such as free healthy food and drinks, free in-house gym and health days. In remote offices we offer online opportunities to stay connected and develop yourself as well including our culture club, learning terminal, Employee Assistance Program and many more.

 Lilium is an equal opportunity employer and welcomes applications from all qualified individuals regardless of ethnicity, sex, disability, religion/belief, sexual orientation or age.  



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