Global Sales Incentive Lead, Industrial Automation

ABB LTD Houston , TX 77020

Posted 2 months ago

Join ABB and work in a team that is dedicated to creating a future where innovative digital technologies allow greater access to cleaner energy.

ABB Industrial Automation is writing the future of safe and smart operations. With our deep industry knowledge and automation expertise, we understand the needs of our customers and enable them to lead through safer, more productive, and energy efficient operations.

We are looking for an individual to lead the Sales Incentive design implementation in alignment with business directives & strategic goals. In this newly established role, you will define and implement business specific initiatives as well as share functional inputs to corporate design and execution. You will report to the Global Head of Performance & Reward, Industrial Automation.

Your responsibilities

  • Engaging with key stakeholders as a trusted partner and valued advisor; to understand business drivers and define future design principles

  • Identifying the right strategies to develop & deliver innovative sales incentive compensation solutions

  • Leading an internal landscape assessment of existing internal programs and external benchmark to identifying opportunities to streamline & simplify

  • Embedded global best practices and drive operational effectiveness through a robust KPI driven reward structure and process improvement.

  • Providing expert advice and support to the HR & Sales teams on the use of policies & programs.

  • Partnering with Performance & Reward to research market trends and actively contribute ideas on innovating variable pay compensation

  • Overseeing the implementation of all sales incentive plans and initiatives, to ensure compliance with legislation, policies and local compliance

  • Collaborating effectively with HR and business teams to execute all incentive plan initiatives

  • Demonstrating ABB's core values of safety and integrity, taking responsibility for your own actions while caring for colleagues and business.

Your background

  • A seasoned manager with at least 5+ of experience and understanding of variable pay compensation, especially incentive programs within the HR or Sales function

  • Proactive and results orientation, collaborative with strong business acumen

  • Ability to engage external and internal stakeholders as well as work effectively in a matrix environment

  • Strong data analysis skills, quality driven with high level of attention to detail

  • Strong interpersonal & communication skills; ability to actively listen, negotiate and influencing

  • Knowledge of local labor laws compliance, with understanding of associated confidentiality requirements

  • Strong academic credentials with university degree required

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