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Why Work For Vale?

Careers At Vale Acton

We are a company that focuses on employee development, career opportunities and a respectful and safe workplace. Vale's Total Reward Philosophy aims to provide employees with a competitive rewards package comprised of compensation, benefits and a work experience that enables us to attract and retain the best talent where we operate. Our cash compensation philosophy is based on a pay-for-performance approach, not time of service, while benefits play an important role on our package, as it is focused on providing a support for the employee and their families.

Careers And Succession

Vale recognizes and prioritizes the career development of our internal talent. Aligned with the growing and changing demands of our Businesses, our Career and Succession process occurs in annual cycles, where Vale identifies talent and potential successors for strategic positions within the company. Through the assessment of competences and performance, and including individual career aspirations, Vale seeks to guarantee that they have the right person in the right position.

Careers At Vale Acton

Compensation and Benefits

Vale maintains a Compensation Policy, based on technical criteria that aim to keep our employees’ compensation attractive and competitive. To this end, we periodically conduct comparative surveys to analyze the compensation we offer in contrast to market practices, across all regions where we operate. Compensation corresponds to the complexity of a given role and the individual employee’s performance. In addition to their wages, employees of Vale’s units receive variable compensation, linked to the performance of the company, their department, and their individual performance. Vale also offers our employees a competitive benefits package, according to the different market contexts in which the company operates.

Performance Management

Our Performance Management strategy links strategic objectives directly to tangible actions, promotes synergy among teams, rewards the achieving and exceeding of goals, and motivates and encourages the best employees. Vale uses Variable Compensation in order to recognize and reward employees for reaching the objectives and goals of the company, and the individual performance. The Vale Performance Management process also includes constant and constructive, structured performance feedback.