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Compensation Manager- Mobile AL

November 18, 2015 12:26 PM | Deleted user


Responsible for implementing and support total compensation programs, practices, and policies to attract and retain top talent.  Activities include analyzing, evaluating, and prepare recommendations to ensure the company maintains a competitive and cost effective position in the markets in which we operate.  Assures thorough audits, reports and personal contact that company compensation programs are consistently administered in compliance with company policies and government regulations.



  • Work with Department Managers, HR Managers, and/ or Consultants on a variety of projects including program design, analysis, budgeting, and implementation of new programs
  • Analyzes new and existing positions and assigns to existing salary grade structures by interpreting published market data and makes sound recommendations by interpreting current pay practices to resolve compensation/grade classification concerns.
  • Maintains maintaining Job Value Management (JVM) System (i.e. recommends appropriate job titles, job codes, FLSA status, pay grade, incentive target, etc. for new job codes and submits to HRIS Compliance Coordinator for input into HR system.
  • Counsels Recruitment staff on appropriate job offers and promotional salary increases within guidelines established by JVM.
  • Performs special compensation, market and internal equity studies by analyzing salary data and work experience of existing employees.
  •  Works with managers to develops business case for any proposed out-of-cycle pay adjustments. 
  • Collaborates with HRIS Compliance Coordinator and Payroll Manager to ensure accurate processing of merit increases and incentive program payments. 
  • Assists in developing salary budget recommendations.
  • Supports merit review activities including annual, bi-annual and quarterly compensation review cycles
  • Conducts job evaluation activities to support pricing and administration of exempt and non-exempt pay decisions and develops creative solutions to specific compensation-related programs.  Edits, creates or assists in creating new job descriptions or updating existing job descriptions. 
  • Participates in and conducts exempt and nonexempt salary surveys to ensure corporate compensation objectives are achieved.
  • Conducts internal audits to ensure compliance with Federal, State, and local laws and regulations, including but not limited to, Fair Labor Standards Act, Department of Labor, Wage and Hour Division, ERISA, DCAA, and IRS.
  • Develops and maintains compensation data, tables, and overall set-up in all HRIS systems.  Work with HRIS Coordinator and IT staff to maximize system capabilities to administer all compensation programs effectively and efficiently.
  • Develop and document procedures to streamline processes and ensure compliance with regulatory requirements and work with HR Managers to educate Managers
  • Communicate salary and bonus programs in New Hire Orientation
  •  Assist HR Managers and Managers with compensation related issues
  • Helps to identify trends related to industry and geographic best practices.
  • Monitors, interprets, and provides recommendations based upon new and changing legislation.
  • Coordinates applicable adjustments to pay and benefits with the Company’s Payroll department.  
  • Develops techniques for compiling, preparing and presenting data.
  • Tracks trends and provides metrics related to compensation activities at the aggregate and business unit level.





  • 4-6 years’ experience in the analysis, design, and/or administration of compensation programs. A Bachelor’s Degree and/ or a CCP certification are preferred.
  • General compensation knowledge required including compliance with the state and federal laws that apply to the plans.
  • Strong mathematical aptitude and analytical skills. Ability to analyze issues and suggest solutions; Ability to collect, organize, and analyze data for various projects
  • Excellent service orientation service skill set, ability to build strong relationships with HR generalists in field location, strong written and verbal communication skills to effectively communicate leave process and address questions with all employees.
  •  Must work with a sense of urgency and have the ability to handle confidential information in a professional manner. Can handle demands from multiple customers and has the ability to prioritize.
  •  Ability to work collaboratively with multiple teams/organizations with attention to detail and strong organizational skills.
  •  Flexible and has the capability to deliver results in a fast paced, and high volume environment.
  • Strong computer proficiency and technical aptitude to utilize MS Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.
  • Proficiency with HRIS data management and possess systems aptitude. 
  • Ability to communicate effectively orally and in writing. Strong interpersonal skills in dealing with top management.


TOOLS: Not applicable


DIRECTION EXERCISED: May direct the work of a cross-functional project team. Works independently to deliver work products against aggressive deadlines.  Escalates complex issues to Sr. Manager Compensation & Benefits as appropriate.


DISCRETION EXERCISED:  A degree of creativity and latitude is expected.  Relies on experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals.



Employees, Department Managers, HR / Benefit  Staff and external consultants as assigned.

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