The Director Compensation will be responsible for the planning, designing, implementing and administration of corporate-wide compensation programs, policies and procedures. This includes base pay structures, job leveling, sales incentive plans, and assurance of market competitive pricing for business units. Keeps up-to-date on changes and interpretations of laws and regulations related to global compensation practices. This position will report to the SVP, Total Rewards.
Manage base pay design and analysis to ensure market competitive positioning of salaries for assigned business groups
Conduct on-going analyses to ensure external market competitiveness and identification of pay gaps with resulting strategies to address.
Ensure internal equity analyses are completed to address pay discrepancies by business unit, job family or protected class.
Provide consultation to HR partners in the development of competitive salary offers, retention of key talent and career development plans.
Work with Business leaders to determine best pay mix of base and variable compensation.
Provide input in design and implement incentive or commission pay programs consistent with market conditions and best practices.
Establish guidelines for base pay structure analysis, administration and governance for employees.
Responsible for evaluation of and participation in appropriate annual salary surveys. Ensure market data captures competitive landscape and industry trends.
Develop base pay and total cash integration strategies for employees joining the company through merger and acquisition activities.
Design tools, guidelines, templates and communication materials to effectively educate employees, managers and executives on all base pay programs.
Communicate effectively and professionally (verbally and written) with all level of employees and management.
Maintain a high level of analytical skills including proficiency in spreadsheet and data base applications.
Work closely with HR Business Partners to collaborate on initiatives within all business units.
Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience
7+ years of demonstrated success in managing total cash compensation program design, communication and execution is required in a global organization.
Proficient in the use of compensation data management tools.
Must be strategic in designing and implementing total cash compensation programs to support operations
Demonstrated expertise in Incentive Plan design and administration
Continually seeks opportunities for process and system improvements.
Anticipates customer’s expectations and exceeds expectations in delivery.
Able to prioritize and effectively manage multiple projects under tight timelines.
Must have strong influential and communication skills (will work directly with Division business leaders, HR leaders and all levels of employee managers).
Proficient in computer skills (Excel, PowerPoint, Word, etc.)
Strong experience in managing base pay programs across a global platform in partnership with a global HRIS system
Experience in use of a job evaluation system to establish internal equity assignments within a pay structure.
Experience with PeopleSoft & Oracle HCM will be a plus.
We’re an equal opportunity employer (EOE).
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