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Manager Compensation

Company: ABB Schweiz AG
Location: Cary
Posted on: May 26, 2023

Job Description:

Manager CompensationTake your next career step at ABB with a global team that is energizing the transformation of society and industry to achieve a more productive, sustainable future.

At ABB, we have the clear goal of driving diversity and inclusion across all dimensions: gender, LGBTQ+, abilities, ethnicity and generations. Together, we are embarking on a journey where each and every one of us, individually and collectively, welcomes and celebrates individual differences.The Manager Compensation manages a team of 2 to 3 individuals and is responsible for the overall integrity and system functionality of the ABB US (United States)/PR (Puerto Rico) compensation programs. This individual will collaborate with various teams to proactively monitor internal controls while ensuring accuracy, compliance and timely compensation delivery.

This role will need to work locally in our Cary, NC office.This position reports toDirector HR Shared Service Operations USYour responsibilities

  • Leads compensation delivery efforts as it relates to annual processes such as merit and short-term incentive programs
  • Supports compliance team on matters related to job structure administration, FLSA and EEOC
  • Partner with HR (Human Resource) Business Partners and leaders to provide appropriate guidance and interpretation of policies and guidelines
  • Create materials to effectively communicate compensation programs, policies and practices to employees, managers and leaders
  • Promote the strategic and customer-centric value of compensation within the organization
  • Drives implementation of key strategies and projects as identified or assigned
  • Drives execution of annual merit and short term incentive processes
  • Accountable for Employee Stock Acquisition Plan (ESAP) and Rewards & Recognitions programs, specifically vendor management
  • Leads compensation systems initiatives, enhancements and projects
  • Delegates various tasks supporting organization wide initiatives, employee level merger and acquisition transitions, ad hoc reporting support
  • Manages escalations and delivers timely resolutions to complex compensation issues
  • Acts as internal consultants for compensation process enhancements
  • Manages compensation related systems access and approvals
  • Owns and approves Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs)
  • Performs other related duties as required and assigned
  • Develops and monitors internal KPIs (Key Performance Indicators) for ServiceNow cases and manages corrective actions accordingly
  • Partner with internal stakeholders to ensure data and system readiness to deliver annual merit and short term incentive processes
  • Ensures team members provide excellent customer service to employees by offering individuals information on compensation delivery programs and by responding accurately and timely
  • Builds strong working relationships with various cross functional groups throughout Human Resources/other stakeholders to understand customer needs and deliver exceptional customer service
  • Provides feedback/train/customer facing teams to equip them with knowledge to respond to customer requests
  • Creates awareness/train/guide employees (as applicable) on self service capability/usage at every opportunity
  • Reviews customer feedback, analyze it and guide team members on it regularly
  • Manages a team of individuals that supports the ABB US/PR model for compensation delivery
  • Recruits, develops and retains talented team members
  • Assists with resource allocation and resolution of resource conflicts
  • Coaches and guides team members on complex queries to help develop their process knowledge
  • Identifies training needs in alignment with development of team members
  • Holds periodic one on ones with team members to focus on performance and development
  • Identifies team members responsibilities and ensure backup availability through cross training and skill development
  • Conducts annual performance/salary review of team members
  • Evaluates all compensation shared service delivery processes for effectiveness, identify and recommend improvements, and oversee execution
  • Designs, recommends and implements processes to improve the controls, efficiency and quality of compensation delivery
  • Drives a mindset of continuous improvement by encouraging team members to constantly challenge the status quo (especially processes that are manual/repetitive)
  • Defines metrics to measure and monitors process effectiveness and compliance
  • Supports financial and cost management to ensure alignment with the approved budgetYour background
    • Bachelor's degree qualification or equivalent education and/or experience combined and 8 years of relevant work experience and minimum 3 years in a leadership role
    • Experience with job architecture, equity analysis and incentive plan administration
    • Experience in wage band classification and grading of positions (classification administration) would be a plus but not required
    • Prior experience in a large, complex, matrixed organization
    • Prior experience with compensation job architecture, FLSA, EEOC
    • Strong understanding of state and federal laws and regulations as they apply to compensation administration
    • Strong quantitative and analytical skills and a thorough knowledge of compensation administration
    • Ability to maintain data integrity through attention to detail and accuracy, prioritize and meet aggressive deadlines and process, manipulate and summarize reports
    • Excellent analytical, data analysis and mathematics skills
    • Demonstrated leadership and people management skills
    • Ability to think critically and solve complex problems
    • Ability to drive results amidst challenging business environments
    • Prior experience in project management, leading large initiatives, meeting deliverable timely
    • Expert proficiency with Microsoft Office Excel
    • Advanced proficiency with MS Office applications, including Power Point
    • Familiar with current concepts, laws and practices in compensation administration
    • Ability to work independently and in a collaborative team environment
    • Must be results oriented with the ability to handle multiple projects, shifting priorities and meet tight deadlines
    • Strong organizational skills with exceptional attention to detail
    • Must have prior experience with a Human Resources Information System (HRIS)
    • Must maintain confidential information discreetly and protect employee privacy
    • Highly ethical, flexible, inquisitive & logical
    • Workday and/or SAP experience
    • Candidates must already have a work authorization that would permit them to work for ABB in the USBenefits
      • Retirement plan
      • Life insurance
      • Disability insurance
      • Wellbeing program
      • Healthcare planMore about usIn ABB HR our mission is to help ABB stand out when it comes to our people - from leadership, performance and talent management to rewards and career growth. Our goal is to be an employer of choice and deliver excellent experiences throughout the employee lifecycle.

        We look forward to receiving your application. If you want to discover more about ABB, take another look at our website

        Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action at ABB

        ABB is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) and Affirmative Action Employer encouraging diversity in the workplace.

        All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, creed, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, citizen status, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, marital status, family medical leave status, or protected veterans status. For more information regarding your (EEO) rights as an applicant, please visit the following websites:

        As an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer, applicants may request to review the Affirmative Action Plan of a particular ABB facility between the hours of 9:00 A.M. - 5:00 P.M. EST Monday through Friday by contacting an ABB HR Representative at 1-888-694-7762.

        Protected veterans and qualified individuals with a disability may request a reasonable accommodation if you are unable or limited in your ability to use or access ABB's career site as a result of your disability. You may request reasonable accommodations by calling an ABB HR Representative at 1-888-694-7762 or by sending an email to Resumes and applications will not be accepted in this manner.

Keywords: ABB Schweiz AG, Cary , Manager Compensation, Executive , Cary, North Carolina

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