General information

All posting locations: Southbank, Victoria, Australia

Job Function: 09 - HR

Date Published: 25-May-2023

Ref #: R-70430

Description & Requirements

The Rewards Lead is responsible for the design- strategy and execution of Rewards and Benefits portfolio for the Kraft Heinz ANZ business. This includes management of base and variable compensation- superannuation schemes- insured and un-insured benefits- job evaluations- and mobility.

They will work with the Head of Rewards and Performance and HR Business Partners to develop and manage the Total Rewards and Benefits strategy for all functions and support the HRBPs with executing all Total Rewards and Benefits activities.

Position responsibilities:

  • Design and execute the compensation strategy for Australia and New Zealand alongside the Head of Rewards and Performance.

  • Partner with HRBPs to support compensation and benefits decisions across ANZ and ensure adherence to Kraft Heinz compensation philosophy.

  • Lead the annual salary review cycle for ANZ alongside the Head of Rewards and Performance.

  • Responsible for managing the Sales Incentive Program (SIP)- Business Development Incentive Program (BDIP) including program policy and design- annual review and metric setting- quarterly results and payment processing.

  • Work with the Head of Rewards and International Zone to liaise on tracking- and execution of the Performance Bonus Plan (PBP) and Kraft Heinz LTI Programs.

  • Manage all employee benefits and associated external relationships- including insured and un-insured benefits (novated leasing- superannuation- insurance- wellness partnerships- corporate discounts).

  • Analysis of compensation and benefits data- including excel model building- to drive data-based decision making across the business.

About you:

  • 2-4 years’ experience in Human Resources; Reward and Benefits experience mandatory.

  • Bachelors degree- preferably in a discipline such as Business- Human Resources or Psychology.

  • High attention to detail and ability to work to set timeframes in all aspects of work.

  • Ability to work independently and manage competing priorities.

  • Strong excel capability to complete required data analysis and modelling.

  • Comfortable and confident with facilitating training content to large groups of employees.

  • Comfortable and confident working with and presenting to senior stakeholders.

Benefits Program:

  • Hybrid Working- flexibility around when and where you work.

  • Gatherings - monthly drinks & nibbles- End of Year Celebration.

  • Wellbeing - annual health checks & flu shots- onsite wellbeing sessions & webinars.

  • Volunteering – volunteer with a community agency of your choice.

  • Parental Leave - 12 weeks paid parental leave for primary caregivers.

  • In-house training programs - Access to our online learning platform- Ownerversity for continuous learning and development.

  • Career Development - Opportunity to be mentored by excellent leaders and have on-the-job skill development and coaching.

  • Cultural Leave - Two days paid leave per calendar year for the purpose of fulfilling or observing religious- ceremonial or culturally significant days.

The Kraft Heinz Company Australia & New Zealand is an equal opportunity employer committed to providing a working environment that embraces- promotes and values diversity and inclusion. Research shows that candidates from underrepresented backgrounds hesitate to apply for roles if they feel they don’t meet 100% of the criteria. So- if this opportunity excites you and you think you have skills and experience that can add value (even if not specified)- please don’t hesitate to apply!


We are proud to announce that we have been recognised as a Skilled Workplace by Mental Health First Aid Australia.

Our Wattie's (Kraft Heinz) team in New Zealand are the proud recipients of the 2022 HRD Excellence Awards for Employer of Choice and Human Resources Team of the Year!

About Us

Kraft Heinz is a global food company with a delicious heritage. With iconic and emerging food and beverage brands around the world, we deliver the best taste, fun and quality to every meal table we touch. We’re on a mission to disrupt not only our own business, but the global food industry. A consumer obsession and unexpected partnerships fuel our progress as we drive innovation across every part of our company.

Around the world, our people are connected by a culture of ownership, agility and endless curiosity. We also believe in being good humans, who are working to improve our company, communities, and planet. We’re proud of where we’ve been – and even more thrilled about where we’re headed – as we nourish the world and lead the future of food.

Why Us

We grow our people to grow our business. We champion great people who bring ambition, curiosity, and high performance to the table as the guardians of our beloved and nostalgic brands. Good isn't good enough. We choose greatness every day by challenging the ordinary and making bold decisions. All while celebrating our wins - and our failures – as we work together to lead the future of food.

Challenging the status quo takes talent. We invest in your purpose and potential by developing skills and nurturing strengths that leave a legacy on our business and a lasting impact on your career. Because great people make great companies, and we’re growing something great here at Kraft Heinz.

Kraft Heinz is an Equal Opportunity Employer - Underrepresented Ethnic Minority Groups/Women/Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity and other protected classes.