Compensation and International Mobility Manager

Massy, France/Remote
Added: April 12, 2024
Company Description

CGG ( is a global technology and HPC leader that provides data, products, services and solutions in Earth science, data science, sensing and monitoring. Our unique portfolio supports our clients in efficiently and responsibly solving complex digital, energy transition, natural resource, environmental, and infrastructure challenges for a more sustainable future.

With our drive, deep curiosity and understanding of the Earth and its subsurface, we’re uncovering new, more sustainable ways for our clients to meet the needs of their customers and achieve their business and energy transition goals.

Job Description

We are looking for a talented Compensation and International Mobility Manager to join our HR team based in Massy, France.

Reporting to the Group Compensation Director, the successful candidate will engage with them to identify and solve compensation-related challenges, as well as guide and facilitate conversations on how CGG’s global compensation programs can drive and support the company’s short and long-term success. The role offers a good mix of hands-on, operational and design experience as well as a well-developed consultative approach to partnering with colleagues.

Principle Responsibilities

  • Regional Compensation Partner: Management of all the compensation topics for the EAME region in close collaboration with local HR and business managers (salary review, pricing, bonus plan design, support on LTI distribution, ad hoc compensation projects like bonus review or new bonus scheme creation).
  • Corporate compensation: Work in close collaboration with the Group Compensation Director and CHRO on all the corporate compensation topics:
  • Executive compensation/governance: preparation of Appointment, Remuneration and Governance Committee (ARGC), participation to the writing of the URD, CEO/ELT benchmarking, participation to discussion with Proxy agencies, LTI authorization request to the General Meeting
  • Participation to the group annual compensation cycles: yearly LTI plan design, salary review budget definition, supervision of the bonus calculation
  • International Mobility: management of the IM topics for the EAME region and strong support to other regions:
  • Short-term and long-term assignments: cost simulation, feasibility of the request, coordination of different processes with different internal and external stakeholders (immigration, tax, payroll, housing, etc)
  • Management of a Global employment company (GEC)


Bachelor's degree in relevant field required. Master's degree is a plus.


  • Strong interpersonal skills, ability to guide stakeholders as the subject matter expert
  • European compensation experience (5+ years minimum)
  • Familiarity with labor legislation in the EU
  • Experience working with job architecture
  • Must be fluent in French and English

Preference Requirements (nice To Have)

  • Experience working with Workday
  • Experience managing people
  • Global compensation experience

Additional Information

Why work at CGG?

  • An international culture in which the well-being and development of our employees are a top priority
  • Attractive salary and bonus scheme
  • Initial 25 days of annual leaves + 14 days of paid reduced working time per year
  • PEE/PERCO/CET Pension Savings Plan
  • Hybrid work: up to 2 days per week working from home.
  • Access to company restaurant with subsidized price
  • Access to benefits from Company works council
  • Reimbursement of 50% of public transportation card in Ile-de-France region
  • Attractive sustainable mobility incentive
  • Love sports? Access to equipped Gym with reasonable price.
  • Wellbeing Teale app – for helping you to evaluate and improve your mental health.
  • Confidential employee assistance program to support our staff covering counselling, wellbeing, legal & financial issues

We are Flexible

  • Flexible Working – through our hybrid working scheme, we offer a flexible blend of home and office working: up to 2 days per week working from home

Learning and Development

At CGG, you will have the space to grow at the pace of your passion and explore the opportunities available to those who dare and deliver.

Our culture of learning and complementary approach to supported or self-guided career development, enables the design of tailored courses to suit specific needs our employees to aid personal growth in areas related to technical, commercial and personal skills, via an extensive suite of CGG developed courses, managed through our own Learning Hub.

We Care About The Environment

We encourage and actively support a strong sense of community, through volunteering and various company initiatives, as well as a strong company commitment to protecting our environment through sustainable solutions, energy saving and waste reduction enterprises.

We see things differently. Diversity fuels our innovation, we value the unique ways in which we differ, and we are committed to equal employment opportunities for all professionals.