The “DowDuPont Specialty Company” (“SpecCo”) will be the leading global. The Specialty Products Division works with customers across multiple industries to advance their best ideas and deliver real-world products and smart solutions. From more nutritious food to more efficient cars, from better ways of connecting to new sources of energy, and from smarter homes to better protection for workers and the environment, the people of Specialty Products are focused on delivering the essential advances that our customers—and the world—needs to thrive.
The Role & Responsibilities:
The ideal candidate is responsible for providing consultative and analytical guidance to management and HR in the idea generation, design, management and implementation of North America (US and Canada) compensation programs and processes. Role is based in Wilmington, DE and reports into the Global Compensation Manager. DowDuPont is a holding company comprised of The Dow Chemical Company and DuPont with the intent to form strong, independent, publicly traded companies in agriculture, materials science and specialty products sectors that will lead their respective industries through productive, science-based innovation to meet the needs of customers and help solve global challenges. This role will initially provide support to the HR spin-off activity, development of the compensation organization, and transition into the intended specialty products company.
Designs, creates, and maintains regional, competitive, cost-effective, and internally equitable and externally competitive compensation programs to include but not limited to base pay, merit, variable compensation, other incentive plans, and recognition plans, ensuring base pay and incentive pay are aligned with business objectives and overall organizational goals and strategies.
Virtual team member of a global team with regional compensation competencies. Serves as a control point to ensure adherence to enterprise-wide design standards and guidelines.
Provides input and recommendations in setting the Company’s compensation philosophy and practices that align with the Company’s mission and objectives.
Manages compensation related projects as assigned.
Assure internal equity and external competitiveness of the organization’s compensation programs through strategic monitoring of business conditions, legal requirements and understanding of industry best practices.
Oversight of North America compensation programs.
Contributes to the year-end compensation planning process. Included in annual company-wide compensation budget planning and analysis.
Creates models for management regarding potential compensation plan changes for NA Region. Implements new strategies and processes as needed.
Ensures compliance of all compensation programs with local regulations; conducts periodic audits of salaries to identify any potential problems or non-compliance issues.
Minimum of 2-5 Years of Compensation and HR related experience, with a working knowledge of basic HR principles and laws and acumen
Experience with online market data resources
Demonstrated critical thinking, analytical skills and change management skills with focus on attention to detail. Ability to solve problems through innovative solutions, practical judgement, experience and common sense.
Excellent project management skills
Ability to make decisions and guide others in making decisions, supporting the Company’s mission and compensation philosophy
Ability to respond to requests and deliver results in a fast-paced complex environment along with excellent organization, planning, and execution skills.
Ability to work on own initiative; self-starter; quick learner
WAW membership or CCP certification or course work a plus
Collaborative; ability to network across all levels within the organization
Excellent problem solving and technical skills with an inquisitive disposition
Excellent interpersonal skills; ability to assess needs, collaborate and deliver practical solutions that drive results
Proficient in MS Office, strong experience with Excel and PowerPoint
Experience with HRIS systems (reporting, maintenance, etc.); Workday experience a plus
Bachelor’s degree required in business, HR or similar field
The Compensation Analyst will receive a competitive compensation package which includes salary and a short term incentive bonus, plus an attractive program of benefits and insurance. Relocation assistance is available as required.
EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY (EEO)
DowDuPont is an equal opportunity employer and, as a corporate practice, does not discriminate against any employee or applicant on the basis of race, creed, color, age, sex, sexual orientation, disability, veteran status, national origin, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law.