The Compensation Manager will be a part of the Total Rewards team serving as an internal consultant within James Hardie including, all levels of management and HR business partners to identify, define and manage projects to improve and enhance compensation practices and programs.
A successful incumbent will be a compensation knowledge expert and have the ability to make strong, data driven recommendations and influence decision-making at all levels within the organization. Flexibility is also a key job success factor to support a very dynamic workforce. This individual will interact with various levels of leadership, total rewards, and HR.
Monitors the effectiveness of existing compensation policies, guidelines and procedures recommending plan revision as well as developing new plans that are cost-effective and consistent with compensation trends and company objectives; coordinates implementation and provides guidance to management
Provides advice to management on pay decisions, policies and guideline interpretation, and job evaluation, including the design of creative solutions to specific compensation-related programs.
Works with management on key initiatives to develop promotional and retention strategies for existing teammates
Supervises the participation in, conducts and/or purchases exempt and nonexempt salary surveys to ensure compensation objectives are achieved
Researches market comparisons to establish and maintain pay grades in system of record by state, regional or local areas
Keeps apprised of federal, state and local compensation laws and regulations to ensure
Partners with Human Resources management to develop competitive initiatives to drive business strategies.
Responsible for the management, oversight, & administration of compensation programs including annual merit cycle, short term and long term incentive plans
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
Education equivalent to Bachelor’s Degree in Human Resources or Business, or other related field, or the equivalent in related work experience. Demonstrates the ability to perform complex analysis and make recommendations in support of analysis.
Seven+ years of combined Compensation, Benefits and HR experience required, demonstrating broad knowledge of total rewards programs and processes.
Two or more years demonstrating the ability to lead moderately complex to complex projects, which could potentially be long-term in nature.
Strong written and verbal communication skills, including the ability to combine information from several sources and edit/tailor for multiple audiences.
About James Hardie Building Products
James Hardie is the global leader in fiber cement technology, and has been furthering founder James Hardie’s innovative, entrepreneurial legacy around the world for more than 125 years. It invented fiber cement siding products in the early 1980s as a durable, lower-maintenance alternative to wood and vinyl. Its products combine innovation and versatility to offer a variety of design possibilities, matched with specific performance attributes relative to the climate where the product is being used. Currently installed on more than 8 million homes in North America, James Hardie has earned a favorable reputation within the industry and has been specified in some of the country’s most prestigious projects. For more information about James Hardie visit www.jameshardie.com