Ref#: R0020650

Our mission.

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The team.

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The base salary range below represents the low and high end of the Indeed salary range for this position. Actual salaries will vary and may be above or below the range based on various factors including but not limited to location, experience, and performance. The range listed is just one component of Indeed's total compensation package for employees. Other rewards may include quarterly bonuses, Long Term Incentive Plan units, an open Paid Time Off policy, and many region-specific benefits. 

Austin Base Salary Range: 164,000 - 230,000 USD per year

Your job.

As the Director, Global Compensation, you will lead the design of compensation programs and policies that enable the attraction and retention of top talent around the world. You will lead the development, implementation, and compliance of various compensation models including incentive programs, bonus plans and global compensation planning. You are an analytical thinker who enjoys working with data and knows what it takes to succeed in a high-growth, high-demand evolving tech company. This role reports to the Senior Director, Compensation and Employee Experience. 


About you.

Primary Responsibilities:


  • Manage the global compensation team and determine strategic priorities for the group which align with overall business objectives.

  • Collaborate with HR Business Partners and centers of excellence (COE) to support and advise managers on compensation related activities such as strategic new hire offers, promotions, etc.

  • Manage market data collection and analysis processes and develop systems to report salary ranges and changes in local pay markets.

  • Oversee all aspects of annual compensation planning to include system readiness, communication, and budget proposal.

  • Advise the business on all sales compensation plans including commission structure and bonuses.

  • Manage the long-term incentive plan design and oversee the administration of issuing new units.

  • Conduct ongoing research for improving effectiveness of compensation plans as it relates to market competitiveness to attract and retain employees

  • Stay up-to-date on current compensation-related legislation to ensure compliance with applicable employment-related federal and state statutory requirements regarding employee pay

  • Provide professional consultation and guidance to managers and HR partners on market data and trends

Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree required, master's degree preferred

  • Minimum of 12 years of global compensation experience, preferably with a high-tech company

  • CCP (Certified Compensation Professional) a plus

  • Proven success at designing and implementing compensation programs

  • Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Excel

  • Ability to work in a fast-paced, evolving work environment while managing independent workload and juggling multiple priorities

  • Knowledge of federal, state and local regulations, and legislation that impacts compensation/pay

  • Strong ability to build relationships cross-functionally and partner with leaders to deliver solutions that meet the business needs



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