Willis Towers Watson Compensation Manager / Senior Analyst in New York, New York

Compensation Manager / Senior Analyst

Date Posted: April 12, 2018


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In this role, you act as the Internal Compensation Advisor working with the Compensation Lead to support the delivery of a wide range of compensation programs and projects for the Corporate Risk & Broking and Benefits Delivery & Administration Segments. This role will also help support the Sales Compensation function. We are open to individuals sitting in any of our Metro NY offices, as well as in Philadelphia, PA or Arlington, VA.

The Role

• Participate in the design and implementation of a variety of Total Reward harmonization initiatives ranging from the development of a Career Framework (which may include salary ranges, short and long term incentive design), global recognition programs, new streamlined year end processes

• Contribute to the analysis, design, implementation and communication of broad-based compensation strategy.

• Ensure WTW’s broad-based compensation programs are competitive, sustainable, and have an impact on WTW’s short and long-term strategic goals, aligning to WTW pay for performance philosophy

• Manage the annual compensation review cycle for client groups, including advising on country salary increase budgets, allocation of short and long term incentive awards and sales incentive awards

• Play an active role in a variety of compensation projects e.g. job titles/codes, annual benchmarking/pre-planning, salary structure, bonus and LTI targets review/development, and review and monitoring of the recognition program

• Partner with HR Partners and various leadership teams to identify and address current and emerging total compensation trends and issues. Monitor the effectiveness of existing compensation policies, guidelines and procedures recommending plan revision as well as new plans, which are cost effective and consistent with compensation trends and corporate objectives.

• Assist with communication and education of compensation-related programs. Lead small/medium projects or sub streams on specific compensation initiatives or processes

• Ensure compensation programs are administered in compliance with policies and government regulations through audits, reports and personal contacts.

• Collaborate with Finance on salary budgets, colleague /compensation cost tracking, etc.

The Requirements

• Degree, preferably in Business, Mathematics, or equivalent experience.

• Minimum five years’ experience in Compensation/Reward

• Broad knowledge of compensation issues, trends, best practice

• Experience designing short-term incentive and sales comp plans preferred

• Experience managing compensation processes with the ability to build consensus across a wide range of stakeholders

• Experience of operating in a matrixed environment

• Advanced Excel skills

• Advanced problem solving and analytical skills

• Strong interpersonal and communication skills

• High-energy with a strong work ethic, sense of urgency and high expectations for performance

• Ability to work effectively, both independently and as part of a team, with initiative and accuracy

The Company

Willis Towers Watson is a leading global advisory, broking and solutions company that helps clients around the world turn risk into a path for growth. With roots dating to 1828, Willis Towers Watson has 40,000 employees serving more than 140 countries. We design and deliver solutions that manage risk, optimize benefits, cultivate talent, and expand the power of capital to protect and strengthen institutions and individuals. Our unique perspective allows us to see the critical intersections between talent, assets and ideas – the dynamic formula that drives business performance. Together, we unlock potential. Learn more at willistowerswatson.com .

Willis Towers Watson is an equal opportunity employer

Willis Towers Watson is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to, among other things, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, status as a protected veteran, or disability.

Equal Employment Opportunity: Know your rights at https://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/eeopost.pdf .

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  • Location:New York, NY, US

  • Date Posted:April 12, 2018