Total Rewards Manager (Glasgow)

Date: Jun 7, 2024

Location: Springburn, GLG, GB

Company: Suntory Global Spirits

About Suntory Global Spirits


Suntory Global Spirits is a world leader in premium spirits. With a clear vision and strategy, a world-class portfolio of brands, and an inclusive, engaging culture, the business is growing its global footprint with an ambition to achieve $10B in sales by 2030.


We are a company rooted in two centuries of family heritage with a rich interplay of diverse cultures. Combining the new with the familiar, we encourage our people to inspire brilliance. To push boundaries. To pursue excellence and quality at every step.


Unleash Your Spirit and join a global team dedicated to crafting new experiences, from seed to sip.


About the role


As Suntory Global Spirits accelerates its global footprint, we are establishing our own commercial business in the UK. As one of the largest, most sophisticated spirits markets in the world, the UK offer significant  potential for our portfolio of premium brands. We’re building a world-class team to create a new and exciting business that is rooted in strong foundations, led by our values and long-term commercial ambition.

What makes this a great opportunity?

The Total Rewards Manager, UK & Ireland, is part of Beam Suntory´s Total Rewards Center of Excellence consisting of a global team of experts in compensation and benefits responsible for the company’s Total Rewards strategy.  Our EMEA, SA & Mexico strategy is aligned globally to ensure we can successfully attract, retain and motivate the talent needed across the region.   Locally, the Total Rewards team works in close collaboration with the HRBPs and Business leaders on the development, and implementation of the various reward programs.  The Total Rewards Manager, UK & Ireland will work closely with the EMEA, SA & Mexico Total Rewards Director and the EMEA, SA & Mexico HR team to address compensation and benefit programs specific to the region. 

Role Responsibilities

Execute a Total Rewards Strategy across UK & Ireland
•    Collaborate with the HR community and business leaders on elements of the Total Reward strategy to ensure Beam Suntory offers competitive programs to attract and retain the talent needed to achieve business goals
•    Act as a business partner/consultant to the HR community on Total Rewards related matters
•    Monitor market trends and best practices related to all reward programs including compensation, benefits and other 
•    Ensure reward programs are in compliance with regulation and local legislation as required
•    Ensure appropriate training and communication materials are developed as needed
•    Support the HR community with appropriate training and guidance to provide employee and manager services as it relates to compensation and benefits programs; handle escalations as needed to ensure high levels of manager/employee service

Broad Based and Incentive Compensation
•    Responsible for the regional adherence to compensation programs including base salary, annual incentive and long-term programs
•    Provide consultation to HRBPs and management as it relates to hires, promotions, job grading, incentive plans, etc. 
•    Maintain compensation structure including ongoing evaluation of jobs to ensure market competitive 
•    Identify appropriate compensation surveys to be utilized and participate in
•    Support the merit increase, AIP and LTI process
•    Perform other job-related duties as assigned

Employee Benefits
•    Collaborates with Total Rewards Director EMEA, SA & Mexico to propose, maintain and implement UK & Ireland benefit offerings including all medical, health & welfare and retirement programs
•    Development and execution of employee wellness initiatives


Minimum 6-8 years of compensation & benefits experience, with a high degree of international exposure, Finance or related; advanced degree preferred.
•    Appropriate professional certifications a plus 
•    Desired professional experiences include:
o    Knowledge of statutory compensation and benefit requirements in the UK & Ireland
o    Experience in total rewards communications including statements and other tools to communicate overall value of the company’s comp and benefits programs
o    Track record in providing employee and manager support through a shared services organization

At Suntory Global Spirits, people are our number one priority, and we believe our people grow together in diverse and inclusive environments where their unique insights, experiences and backgrounds are valued and respected. Suntory Global Spirits is committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender identity, military veteran status and all other characteristics, attributes or choices protected by law. All recruitment and hiring decisions are based on an applicant’s skills and experience.

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