• Senior Compensation Manager

    Job Locations US-MA-Andover
    Job ID
    # of Openings
    Human Resources & Administration
  • Overview

    The Senior Compensation Manager is responsible for the development and support of effective and competitive compensation plans, programs, policies, practices, and controls. Will partner with business units, HR team and other HR functions in a matrixed environment to deliver and educate on centralized compensation support, that includes compensation administration, market pricing, job evaluation, job structure design, job offer recommendations, retention consultation, pay equity, FLSA, compensation-related projects, process improvement and efficiency initiatives focusing on governance and simplification.


    • Researches current best practices and trends and performs analysis on effectiveness, competitiveness and fairness of existing programs. Presents findings and recommendations that are cost effective and consistent with the market and EGPNA’s compensation philosophy.
    • Responsible for evaluating job descriptions, market pricings, survey participation, and yearend process.
    • Ensure alignment of variable pay and/or reward elements with culture, strategy and operational goals
    • Manages and administers the annual merit and bonus process.
    • Manages administration of short and long term executive compensation plans.
    • Research and develop recommendations for annual budget adjustments to maintain internal and external equity in pay plans.
    • Work with cross-functional teams and leadership to understand organizational goals and recommend/implement new approaches, policies and processes to effect continual improvements in compensation programs.
    • Interpret, communicate, and counsel HRBPs, line managers, and staff on compensation policy and guideline interpretations to ensure compensation decisions align with the organizational strategy and comply with all applicable laws (Equal Pay Act).
    • Work with HRIS to ensure all systems meet compensation needs and are audited and updated to reflect changes.
    • Partner with the Recruiting team to develop competitive offers rooted in market data and aligned with our compensation philosophy, for new hires and existing employees
    • Develop communication materials and lead manager trainings to educate employees on compensation philosophies and programs.


    • BS, Business, Human Resources, Finance or equivalent; CCP preferred.
    • 8-10 years of progressive compensation experience in the analysis, design, and administration of compensation programs.
    • Demonstrated ability to think strategically, create and analyze data, and understand results, patterns, and trends to implement efficient, innovative solutions to address organizational challenges.
    • Solid working knowledge of a variety of systems and applications, with advanced level of Excel skills to analyze and aggregate data (e.g., pivot tables, VLOOKUP formulas, etc.).
    • Substantial knowledge of federal and state laws, and regulations related to compensation and pay.
    • Excellent communication and presentation skills, able to present data and recommendations in an organized and logical manner to all levels of an organization.
    • Ability to work in a collaborative and inclusive decision making manner.
    • Extensive business acumen and a solid understanding of competitive compensation practices.
    • Highly organized and able to manage multiple tasks simultaneously.
    • Ability to lead and also partner with team members in a collaborative manner.
    • Demonstrated ability to manage challenging situations and manage confidential information and situations diplomatically.
    • Sound judgment and technical experience in selecting methods and techniques for obtaining solutions and developing recommendations.


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