Business:  Cargotec
Job Function:  HR

Sofia, BG

Rewards and Mobility Expert

Cargotec is at the forefront of the transformation in the cargo handling industry. Our cargo handling solutions and services make global trade smarter, better and more sustainable. As leaders in ports, on roads and at sea, our business areas Kalmar, Hiab and MacGregor have a unique position to optimise global cargo flows and create sustainable customer value.

Join us for a smarter and better everyday


Currently we, at Kalmar (part of Cargotec group), are looking for a Rewards and Mobility Expert. The position is consisting of two Key areas of responsibility:


Global Mobility: 

Responsible for supporting and providing expert advice in all Global Mobility cases across Kalmar, together with Kalmar’s Global HR network & Kalmar’s business representatives. Develops & streamlines mobility practices to ensure seamless collaboration & execution of Kalmar mobility cases.


Compensation & Benefits (Rewards):

Responsible for ensuring that C&B initiatives are in line with business and people strategies of Kalmar, together with Head of Performance & Rewards. Actively manages, develops, and communicates C&B policies, processes and practices globally across Kalmar. Drives annual compensation and performance management processes.


Main tasks and responsibilities


  • Hands-on role partnering closely with HRBP’s in mobility cases (Recruiting, Compensation, Benefits, preparing assignment compensation packages, agreement proposals, Legal, taxation,Payroll)
  • Follows up status of on-going global moves (extensions, repatriations) and others to ensure a seamless mobility experience for our employees
  • Provide support across immigration, removals, tax and relocation activities, including managing our external providers, escalations, exceptions, vendor technology, process and policy developments and improvements
  • Ensures that the mobility process is followed including approval follow-ups and ensures the assignment related data is up-to-date in the HR system. 
  • Ensures Kalmar’s compliance with relevant labor laws and regulations in all regions of operation
  • Accountable for preparation of global mobility agreement proposals, quality of assignment process and development and implementation of global mobility related policies, guidelines and processes.
  • Implement incentive and bonus programs that drive high performance and support achievement of Kalmar strategic targets .
  • Coordinates benefit management, annual compensation processes
  • Develops and provides global governance on job architecture and job grading related activities
  • Utilize data analytics to assess the effectiveness of total rewards programs and make data-driven recommendations.
  • Work closely with Global & local HR teams to align total rewards programs with performance management processes.
  • Provide insights and reports to senior leadership on compensation and benefits trends.
  • Align on the benefit harmonization requirements with, Country teams & Global stakeholders
  • Monitors the creation and execution of the harmonization plan of the appointed country or process and applying the global approach and local market conditions where needed
  • Support Country HR Manager in implementing global practices & service providers
  • Drive Benefits vendor harmonization projects on a global level and maintain relationships with third parties/vendors
  • Support Head of Compensation & Rewards to ensure executive compensation practices are in line with corporate governance principles, regulatory requirements & market expectations.
  • Implement and oversee global employee recognition programs to foster a culture of appreciation and engagement.

What you’ll need to succeed



  • Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Business Administration, economics or equivalent




  • 3+ years of experience within international human resources related roles
  • 3+ years experience in global mobility lifecycle processes and methodologies is essential
  • Proven understanding & experience in successful execution of the end-to-end relocation and transition process for international assignees
  • Good understanding & experience of Compensation & benefit policies, practices & trends. 
  • Good understanding and ability to learn social security, pension and taxation related matters in Key Kalmar countries.
  • Project management experience from international projects with a proven track record
  • Basic knowledge on employment legislation and contracts, and performance management, compensation and benefits principles preferred
  • Knowledge of emerging trends and best practices in expatriate and relocation management and administration



  • Customer Centric attitude
  • Strong drive and time management, ability to decide and prioritize independently
  • Highly collaborative - ability to build and maintain good relations, trust and co-operation with all key stakeholders globally
  • Capable, confident, positive and committed person with focus on solutions, achievement and results
  • Excellent communication and relationship management skills, especially across various cultures
  • Analytical & solution oriented mindset with ability to identify areas for improvement and come up with solutions & proposals

You will be part of


We offer you an opportunity to put your skills and experience into work and make an impact in our global organisation. We provide you with opportunities for training and development of your technical (SAP, Hyperion, etc.) and professional capabilities. You will work together with great and friendly colleagues from various backgrounds inspired by shared, ambitious goals in an atmosphere of trust and support.

In addition we also offer: 

  • Attractive compensation package
  • Healthy work environment - company sponsored medical insurance program
  • Food vouchers
  • Work-life balance – 25 days paid vacation, company events
  • Transportation allowance
  • Company policy of permanent remote based location within any point in Bulgaria, office based only on very limited occasions.

Interested to join?


If you are excited about this opportunity, please submit your application and CV in English.

Cargotec and its businesses

Cargotec (Nasdaq Helsinki: CGCBV) enables smarter cargo flow for a better everyday with its leading cargo handling solutions and services. Cargotec's business areas Kalmar, Hiab and MacGregor are pioneers in their fields. Through their unique position in ports, at sea and on roads, they optimise global cargo flows and create sustainable customer value. Cargotec has signed the United Nations Global Compact Business Ambition for 1.5°C. The company's sales in 2022 totalled approximately EUR 4.1 billion and it employs around 11,500 people.