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Director of Compensation - Contract

    Senior Director, Compensation - Contract




    The Senior Director has responsibility for the development, implementation and maintenance of our client’s compensation strategy. He/she will ensure that compensation and long-term incentive programs meet business requirements and align with the overall compensation philosophy and direction. These programs must be equitable and competitive. This qualified individual must have people leadership and consultative skills, effectively communicate with senior management and collaborate cross functionally.




    • Lead a team of 12 experienced compensation professionals, providing leadership, direction and development for the team.
    • Provide directional compensation philosophy leadership for the team and providing decision-making with regard to the compensation    alternatives/recommendations.
    • Direct the strategic direction for total compensation programs which will include; pay programs and structures, developing salary budgets and preparing policies and procedures to ensure the achievement of equitable and competitive employee compensation.
    • Determine priorities, establish long-term objectives and develop a framework for polices/strategies.
    • Will be one of the primary leads for compensation and must be able to present to and interact with executives.
    • Long-term equity design and management of stock administration.
    • Create and participate in compensation surveys to ensure that the reward structure is appropriately aligned to the external marketplace.
    • Manage executive compensation.
    • Provide consultation to HR generalists and serve as liaison between all levels of management.
    • Provide technical expertise, proactive guidance and implement strategies and programs that will support the overall business objectives that meet the needs of each organization within the company.
    • Collaborates in the design and implementation of sales commission and reward plans.
    • Monitor and act upon all governmental legislation and competitive practices (both state and federal) influencing compensation.
    • Maintain a ‘currency’ in professional and specialized compensation knowledge, practices, principles and technology and be able to evaluate the impact of introducing new methods or products for the company.


    15+ years experience in compensation with increasing responsibility in management roles.

    7+ years management experience.

    Excellent communication and presentation skills required.

    Demonstrated analytical and creative problem solving skills.

    Hands on experience driving company-wide compensation programs.

    High integrity, team player, ability to drive strategy, willingly to defy conventional wisdom, excellent verbal and written communication, and able to take a global view and implement locally.

    Experience with total rewards, including benefits, pension and deferred compensation is desired


    EDUCATION: Bachelors required; MBA/MA preferred.


    Shirley Marseilles

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