TargetCW - Corporate

Senior Manager of Global Compensation and Benefits

Job Locations US-TX-Austin
Job ID 2023-9081
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Senior Manager of Global Compensation and Benefits

Onsite in Austin, TX (78701)

$144,000 – $178,000 annually DOE

Temp-to-hire opportunity


Our client is a high-growth technology organization with 2,000 employees in more than 20 locations, and an expanding footprint in our North America, Europe and Asia-Pacific regions. They are seeking a leader for our compensation and benefits team, a global group of subject matter experts that excels in the planning, design, implementation, execution and communication of programs and policies.  The team also orchestrates and operates annual cycles, manages day-to day administration, and fulfills related compliance requirements.  The new leader should be a strategic HR professional with a demonstrated ability to manage complexity and large volumes of detail through adaptability, simplification, framework, and scalability.  Conceptual thinking, customer experience, data analysis, and systems capability are key components we consider as we assess evolving needs and collaborate with managers and other People Team members to create global and local solutions. This role will report to the Senior Director of Global People Operations and lead the team in managing total rewards programs across 19 countries within 3 regions.


Job Responsibilities:

  • Produce workable and effective program and policy solutions which are market competitive, scalable, customer responsive and aligned with company business objectives and system capabilities.
  • Plan and execute annual cycles including global compensation and equity planning, global market analyses by job/level within country, benefits renewals for each country, US open enrollment, and compliance filings.
  • Manage global market analysis process and associated job infrastructure which drives market matches and competitive pay and equity scales in each location.  Monitor trends and provide thought leadership regarding the attraction and retention of talent.
  • Assist in developing global and local compensation and benefits strategies ensuring they align with business strategy and are market competitive.
  • Educate employees, managers and leaders regarding compensation and benefits programs.
  • Prepare budget estimates for total rewards programs and collaborate with business and HR leadership to prioritize areas for investment.
  • Calculate quarterly and annual bonuses for employees, managers and executives and communicate company results against targets.
  • Oversee the day-to-day administration of US and Canada group benefit programs, leaves of absence, and timely compliance submissions (some examples include ACA reporting, annual 401(k) audit, 5500 completion)
  • Partner with brokers and consultants to manage third party vendors and ensure quality and cost-efficient outcomes. 
  • Assist with the facilitation and preparation for Board delegated committees (Compensation Committee, Retirement Plan Committee, and Benefits Committee).



  • 7+ years of human resources experience in multi-national, high-tech companies, including at least 2 years of management experience.
  • Good working knowledge of multiple HR disciplines, including compensation, global employment law, global benefits, and associated compliance in a variety of countries.
  • Certified Compensation Professional and/or Certified Benefits Professional designations a plus.
  • Strong analytical ability and detail orientation.  Able to resolve ambiguity and produce practical solutions using data driven approaches.
  • Exceptional planning and delivery skills to develop project plans with clear, specific milestones and execute timely and comprehensive completion.
  • Proficiency with Workday Advanced Compensation, advanced Excel skills and intermediate Word and Powerpoint capabilities.
  • Ability to lead others, collaborate, and influence across all levels of the organization.
  • Clear and effective communicator able to build trust and credibility with the team and the organization.
  • Brings a balanced perspective and exercises sound judgment.




TCWGlobal is an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate based on age, ethnicity, gender, nationality, religious belief, or sexual orientation.


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