Manager, Compensation

NBC Universal New York , NY 10007

Posted 5 months ago


Role Summary

The Compensation Manager will manage compensation programs salary merit process, bonus planning and long-term incentive plans. Conduct data analysis related to the design, delivery and ongoing evaluation of compensation programs, including base pay, short and long-term incentives, sales compensation, employee recognition, and deferred compensation.


  • Work with internal HR team to address compensation-related issues

  • Manage compensation programs salary merit process, bonus plan, long-term incentive plans

  • Assist with assessment of current compensation levels and mix relative to the external market and to internal peers

  • Assist with preparation of compensation-related communication materials

  • Provide explanation of compensation programs salary merit process, bonus plan, long-term incentive plans, and deferred compensation plans to employees and HR generalists, as needed

  • Evaluate market and economic trends to recommend adjustments to compensation

  • Assist in the design and maintenance of job catalog

  • Regularly provide analysis to assess effectiveness and quality of compensation plans and programs

  • Research best practices internally and externally and apply key findings to achieve position objectives

  • Prepare reports summarizing compensation programs for executive and employee meetings

  • Understand and be comfortable communicating executive-level compensation and benefit plans

  • Serve as a liaison for compensation with other functional areas including Benefits (i.e., retirement), HR Operations (i.e., HRIS) and Finance (i.e., payroll)

  • Prepare summary exhibits to illustrate outcomes from merit planning, bonus planning, and equity grants

  • Serve as key contact and resource for business unit HR teams

  • Manage projects such as survey participation and analysis, compensation integration for mergers and acquisitions

  • Work with HR Operations team to ensure SAP system meets compensation needs and is updated to reflect changes to job catalog, bonus programs, etc.


Basic Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree

  • Minimum 5 years compensation experience

Eligibility Requirements

  • Interested candidate must submit a resume/CV through to be considered

  • Must be willing to work in New York, NY

  • Must have unrestricted work authorization to work in the United States

  • Must be 18 years or older

Desired Characteristics

Desired Characteristics

  • MBA or CCP preferred

  • Bachelor's degree in Business, Finance, Economics, Mathematics, Human Resources, or related field preferred

  • A functional knowledge of statistics as applied in a business environment is essential

  • Strong Excel skills are vital

  • Proficiency with Word and PowerPoint is preferred

  • Knowledge and understanding of SAP is preferred

  • Must possess strong analytical and problem solving skills

  • Excellent oral and written communication/interpersonal skills are necessary

  • Must be a self-directed, creative, organized, detail-oriented, results-driven individual, with a commitment to quality and accuracy

  • Ability to work well both independently and as part of a team

  • Ability to work in a high pressure work environment is essential

  • Ability to keep confidentiality when handling sensitive information

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