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Compensation Managers, also referred to as Compensation and Benefits Managers, design, oversee, and implement a firm's compensation and benefits programs. Skills relevant to this position and found on applicants' resumes include designing targeted incentive plans for manufacturing and distribution operations; implementing new sales incentive plans; and managing executive pay programs, including phantom stock, long-term incentives, and non-qualified deferral programs. A bachelor's degree is usually required for this position, though sample resumes show that employers may also show preference to those who possess significant experience, a master's degree in Human Resources, or an advanced Human Resources certificate.

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Workers' Compensation Manager

Responsible for the workers' compensation claims division, with10 direct reports, and department of 150 employees, budget $4.5 million.

  • Directed the integration of newly purchased managed care company.
  • Reduced lost time days by 18.5%, ($9 million) in the first 18 months through training and Early Return to Work initiatives.
  • Developed cohesive computer technology and working relationships between managed care and workers' compensation departments.
  • Led the improvement of claims audit scores from 58.2% to 87.6% in one year through concentration on training programs/reserve guidelines.
  • Reduced litigation costs 39%, totaling $4 million over 6 years.
Candidate Info
16
years in
workforce
8
years
at this job
BS
Marketing And Finance
2

Compensation Manager

Executed national compensation planning and programs across geographically diverse operations including base, merit, variable pay and commissions to best engage over 4,000 management and non-management staff

  • Led the design and implementation of national team operations incentive plan based on property performance, with anticipated annual savings of $2 million
  • Designed, developed and delivered new incentive plan training to 2,000 employees nation-wide including training materials, plan calculator and plan description
  • Streamlined and centralized field bonus accountability, saving the company over $1 million annually
  • Partnered with the Merger and Acquisition team to analyze and redesign multiple compensation plans into one common plan to increase revenue
  • Directed the merit, sales and renewal bonus & commission programs for the entire organization with payouts occurring monthly, quarterly, and annually
Candidate Info
16
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
BBA
Business Administration, Management
Business
3

Corporate Compensation Manager

Improved company profit by coaching managers in the use of strategic rewards to complement talent retention and performance motivation.

  • Managed 2014 merit, equity grant and recognition process; used published global survey data from Mercer, Towers Watson, World at Work and Aon Hewitt to guide international management in efforts and decisions.
  • Designed annual international sales incentive plans and instructed the participants during national sales conferences regarding how they operate.
  • Collaborated with vendors Workday and Cornerstone as a member of the corporate HRIS conversion team.
  • Developed IDEX's expatriate employee approval and management process and instructed global teams regarding the methods.
  • Project manager for in-house development of customized 8-page total rewards statements for 300 executives, saving $86,000 per year and providing internal training as to all components of rewards.
  • Conducted several pre-acquisition due diligence audits as part of the M&A team; prepared compensation and benefit cost projections, influencing adjustments to bid proposals.
Candidate Info
25
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
BA
Political Science
BS
Accounting
PhD
Global Business And Leadership
4

Compensation Manager

  • Designed HR metrics dashboard with SAP Crystal Dashboard Design to capture key employee metrics for monthly reporting
  • Partnered with Towers Watson consultant to evaluate sales incentive plan's effectiveness, resulting in improved alignment with business strategy
  • Implemented on-line rewards and recognition program which brought consistency to the business unit and increased participation 100% from prior year
  • Managed two year rolling FLSA audit, partnering with corporate compensation and Towers Watson, resulting in reclassifying 18% of employee population
  • Led team to evaluate and redesign the corporate compensation website, resulting in more intuitive user interface, a new job family center, and the ability to authenticate information by grade level
  • Led team to create compensation e-learning series for managers greatly enhancing the transparency of our compensation programs
Candidate Info
37
years in
workforce
9
years
at this job
BFA
Industrial Design
MA
Labor And Industrial Relations
5

Compensation Manager/project Manager

Designed/implemented a new broad band pay structure and advised on benefit design improving employee morale and retention. Conducted all benchmarking and survey work to support structure.

  • Managed organization-wide development of job descriptions and job evaluations
  • Implemented new performance management program improving program participation by 42%.
  • Conducted management training improving organizational effectiveness.
  • Improved communications, processing timelines and reduced errors through process redesign.
  • Developed HRIS program tracking medical and drug testing to accelerate new hire start dates.
  • Conducted process redesign and implemented PeopleSoft HRIS and Finance management modules.
Candidate Info
29
years in
workforce
4
years
at this job
BS
Bachelor of Science
Human Resources
6

Blue Cross Blue Shield of MI Corporate Compensation Manager

Managed a staff of four Compensation Professionals in the design, development, implementation and communication of corporate compensation and benefit programs and market pricing systems.

  • Prepared and evaluated job and market pay surveys.
  • Directed the successful implementation of new compensation pay structures. Utilized matrix management skills by leading cross-functional teams within HR, Payroll and IT as well as outside vendors (Watson Wyatt) to complete top to bottom compensation structure re-design.
  • Led a re-leveling and market-pricing project for over 300 different jobs impacting 4,500 employees. The estimated on-going annual savings of this project to the company was $200,000.
  • Reviewed and approved all job actions to ensure compliance with existing corporate compensation policy and equity pay standards.
  • Implemented new sales compensation plans which resulted in an increase of 18% in total sales revenue.
Candidate Info
21
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job
BS
Accounting
7

Compensation Manager

Led the design and implementation of 5 incentive plans for organizations including, Portfolio Consulting, Client Service and Support and the Branch Network

  • Provided compensation consulting to senior management
  • Worked with business leaders, HR partners and Legal to provide support to approximately 2,500 employees
  • Conducted and presented internal and external compensation analysis and benchmarking to senior management
  • Trained managers on compensation philosophy and pay planning
  • Led the implementation of incentive plan effectiveness reporting, base pay program restructure and a job family review for over 3,000 employees
Candidate Info
5
years in
workforce
4
years
at this job
BS
Business Management With An Emphasis
8

Compensation Manager

Compensation leader for a growing food manufacturing company with 1,800 employees. Developed and implemented total rewards programs and strategies at all from executives to production workers.

  • Designed targeted incentive plans for manufacturing and distribution operations.
  • Implemented new sales incentive plans.
  • Led alignment of total rewards strategies across facilities to manage growth and optimize long term labor costs.
  • Created career development programs for professional staff.
  • Managed executive pay programs including phantom stock, long term incentives and non-qualified deferral programs.
Candidate Info
18
years in
workforce
7
years
at this job
MA
Economics And Political Science
9

Executive Compensation Manager

Managed presentations and materials for the Compensation Committee of the Board of Directors

  • Managed global equity programs and spending (>$200M annually, 8,000+ employees in 30+ countries)
  • Managed compensation-related SEC reporting, in coordination with colleagues in Finance and Legal
  • Provided recommendations for individuals and companywide programs (modeling through implementation)
  • Administered Board of Directors' compensation, through Payroll and Legal
  • Consulted on regular compensation processes; annual bonus, salary increases, stock guidelines, surveys
Candidate Info
11
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
BS
Economics
10

Executive Compensation Manager

Accountable for the support and administration of executive compensation programs and base pay management for approximately 550 corporate employees.

  • Prepared compensation related tables and footnotes for the annual Proxy filing.
  • Provided analysis and reporting for Board of Directors and Compensation Committee meetings.
  • Worked with Finance and other departments on cost analyses and modeling for various
  • Administered base pay and incentive programs for the corporate office.
  • Oversaw the coordination and participation of external surveys to determine pay practices and market rates.
Candidate Info
14
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
BA
Psychology
MA
Counselor Education

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