Working Student/Intern: Total Rewards/Compensation

Signa Sports United • Berlin


as soon as possible

SIGNA Sports United ("SSU") is an online sports retailer listed on the NYSE (New York Stock Exchange) and headquartered in Berlin. We own companies and brands in various sports, including bicycles, tennis, outdoor and team sports. We sell gear and apparel through our 100 owned online stores, work with 500+ independent brick-and-mortar stores, and work with over 1000 sports brands. Together, we serve 7+ million customers around the world.

The part you’ll play

We are looking for a working student/intern to provide support to the Group Lead Total Rewards in the Group People team based in Berlin, Germany.

This work is ideal for you if you already have advanced skills in Microsoft Excel, and has experience with, or are willing to learn aspects of the compensation topics within the Human Resources function of an organization.


  • Gather, consolidate, and provide analysis on confidential compensation-related information throughout the Group (Compensation policies, Long-term incentive plans, short-term incentives practices)
  • Provide support in the management of our equity incentive programs (prepare the launch campaign, proceed to the calculations, gather the confidential information from our entities)
  • Provide support during the Short-term incentive annual campaign (calculation, control and follow-up)
  • Assists with the internal grading review
  • Provide internal compensation data to our market data provider
  • Provide support to the finance team and external auditors with relevant compensation-related information.
  • Ad-hoc projects and data analysis

What you’ll bring to the team

  • Excellent English language skills both spoken and written. German is a plus.
  • Advanced skills in Microsoft Excel
  • Proactively engaged in gathering information from international cross-functional teams as you will have the opportunity to work with US, France, UK, Spain,
  • Ability to plan, prioritize, and organize work without the need for detailed guidance
  • Analytical with attention to detail with emphasis on quality and accuracy of information
  • Capable of treating confidential information as confidential and with integrity and respect
  • You are up to finish your studies in an university degree in a field related to human resources, finance or business administration
  • Ideally, you have a first professional experience or knowledge in Compensation and Benefits related topics, with an understanding of HR-related processes as well as experience working in an international or multicultural environment

What you need to know

  • Work with a passionate team.
  • 30 days of vacation each year.
  • 10 days working from abroad.
  • Flexible, hybrid working model.
  • Best possible view from the 30th floor in the Upper West in Berlin Charlottenburg.
  • Employee discounts in our own shops and from a wide range of partners.
  • Frequent office lunch and team events.
  • Employee Assistance programme with access to mental wellbeing trainings and professional coaching services for you and your family members.

We celebrate diversity and are committed to building teams that represent a variety of backgrounds, perspectives and skills. All employment is decided on the basis of qualifications, merit and business need.

We at SIGNA Sports United believe that our team-spirit burns brightest when we're together. We also believe in flexible working models. As such, we provide a place for you to come, work and collaborate in any of our offices in the country you are employed in. And of course, you can work from home if needed.

Dorit Schindler, chief people officer at Signa Sports United
Dorit Schindler, chief people officer at Signa Sports United

Our benefits

Exciting combination of tech and sports e-commerce

Fast paced company with exciting challenges

Flat hierarchies and fast decision making

Highly self-organised and autonomous way of working

Open and transparent international company culture

Very dynamic environment with sport-enthusiastic colleagues

Meet our recruiting team

Nilima Gandhi
Nilima Gandhi

"I am passionate about people and sports – making SSU the perfect match for me! In my role, I head the central functions' talent needs. This challenging position allows me to expand my boundaries and be a subject matter expert in both recruiting and HR business partnering. 

I love to understand people’s stories, motivations, behaviours, successes, achievements but also their reaction in difficult situations.

My mission is to value, encourage, and support a diverse workforce by continually improving individual and organisational effectiveness at Signa Sports United. I am a proud brand ambassador of SSU’s values and take the initiative to inform people at various forums about our success."

Nilima on LinkedIn


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