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Total Rewards Manager (f/m/d)

Your role

As a Total Rewards Manager (f/m/d), you will play a critical role in designing, implementing, and managing innovative total rewards programs. You will craft competitive, fair, and strategic compensation, benefits, and recognition initiatives that align with our ambitious business goals. This exciting role calls for a visionary thinker with strong analytical skills (understanding of the Logistics and Freight forwarding industry is a plus).


You will

  • Develop and implement Forto’s total rewards strategy, including base compensation, bonus schemes for Commercial and Sea Freight roles, and stock-based compensation, ensuring alignment with business goals, internal equity, and market competitiveness;
  • Stay updated on market developments, regularly benchmark compensation and benefits offerings, and partner with external advisors to gain insights into market trends across all Asian and European markets where Forto operates;
  • Manage Forto’s virtual stock options plan and oversee the global equity management platform, Shareworks;
  • Evaluate, manage and enhance employee benefits programs across Europe and Asia, ensuring they meet the diverse needs of our workforce and support employee well-being and retention;
  • Provide total rewards inputs to performance management and recognition programs that motivate employees and drive high performance;
  • Ensure all compensation and benefits programs comply with local laws and regulations across all Europe and Asia locations;
  • Analyze compensation and benefits data to identify trends and provide actionable insights and present reports to senior leadership on the effectiveness of total rewards programs;
  • Collaborate closely with Finance, People Business Partners, and Forto’s People Leadership to ensure alignment of total rewards strategies with overall business objectives.

What you bring

  • 5 to 7 years of relevant experience in global compensation and benefits, preferably in a fast-paced, growth-oriented companies;
  • Prior experience with stock-based compensation plans;
  • Strong analytical abilities with a background in benchmarking, data analytics, and compensation data management;
  • Skilled in translating data and trends into actionable recommendations for internal stakeholders;
  • Proven ability to manage and build relationships with stakeholders in a diverse organization with over 40 nationalities across Europe and Asia;
  • A proactive, can-do attitude with a builder mentality;
  • Comfortable taking ownership of projects and driving them from inception to completion.

Forto is an internationally growing company

  • Company language: English
  • 17+ offices across Europe & Asia
  • 800+ employees
  • 30+ nationalities represented
  • 2500+ customers

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  • At our core, we are in love with progress and cannot cope with the standstill.
  • We are constantly striving for ways to be even better tomorrow. We are facilitators, we are explorers, we are visionaries.
  • Forto provides a sense of belonging, where everyone has equal access to opportunities, career advancement and recognition. It stands for a workplace where people from all walks of life, with diverse perspectives and experiences can do their best work, while being their authentic selves. That’s why we encourage people of all backgrounds, genders, ages, races, religions, and abilities to apply for our opportunities!


Work Life:

  • Experience a company culture where we work on eye level and knowledge sharing, as well as mentoring is on our daily agenda.
  • We love our work and tackling business challenges but also believe in the importance of having a healthy balance with our personal life. That's why we appreciate a flexible work setup that fits around family, friends, and physical health.
  • We have the freedom to work in a hybrid setup.


Company Offering:


  • Sustainability Team
  • Emission Offsetting
  • Green Energy
  • Organic Food
  • Paperless Office

Work Setup

  • Inspiring Office Spaces
  • Flexible Working Hours
  • Team & Company Events
  • Hybrid Work 

Learning & Development

  • Peer Learning Program
  • Mentorship Program
  • Leadership Training
  • L&D Budget


  • Best Onboarding Program
  • Visa & Relocation Support
  • Remote Onboarding
  • Buddy Program
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