SVP Manager - Global Compensation

Posted on Nov 19, 2018 by Moody's

New York, NY 10001
31 Oct 2018
Annual Salary
Moody's Human Resource department is seeking a SVP Manager of Global Compensation who will be responsible for the development and execution of Moody's global compensation strategy, ensuring alignment with business objectives and goals.

The ideal candidate will d evelop, initiate and implement overall global compensation strategy and philosophy in support of business and Company objectives.

The candidate will also be comfortable and adept at leading change and influencing outcomes both within the Human Resources function and across the global organization.
This role is accountable for the design, execution and administration of global compensation programs and global executive compensation programs including job grading, compensation cycle management, and short- and long-term incentive plans.

The Role / Responsibilities:
  • Lead the development, implementation, administration, and compliance of incentive programs
  • Actively participate in the design, implementation and delivery of compensation programs
  • Implement and maintain compensation programs in HRIS system
  • Serve as the global process owner for compensation and equity programs, policies, guidelines, and processes
  • Prepare materials related to senior executive compensation and corporate governance for the Board of Directors
  • Oversee the design and administration of all compensation and equity policies, including job evaluation, salary administration, short- and long-term incentive programs, and recognition programs
  • Allocate income and calculate tax withholding for equity vestings for globally mobile population and provide detail to global payrolls
  • Oversee internal and external auditing related to compensation and equity; monitor programs to ensure compliance with internal guidelines and country regulatory requirements
  • Oversee the process for the evaluation of current compensation programs through research, surveys, and analysis of trends and/or vendor management to ensure plans are competitive
  • Work with HR Business Partners, business leaders, and other HR leadership to proactively identify and take actions on improvements to the compensation programs
  • Manage and develop a global team of compensation professionals who are responsible for the design and administration of all compensation programs and processes globally
  • Provide support to Finance and Legal regarding compensation-related matters and financials to ensure the proper accounting
  • Develop an effective communication approach to ensure that the compensation programs are fully understood and appropriately valued by employees and management
  • Own responsibility for staying abreast of relevant legislation and competitive compensation practices

HR Compensation

  • Bachelor's degree (or equivalent experience), MBA or Master's degree or equivalent preferred
  • 10-15 years of experience demonstrating a deep knowledge of compensation policies, processes and practices.
  • 5 years or more experience in executive compensation.
  • Must have worked in a global environment
  • Must possess an understanding of global compensation program design, development, analysis, and administration
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Strong leadership and management skills leading a diverse team
  • Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to work collaboratively within a global environment
  • Negotiates well in difficult situations, with a deep sensitivity to cultural and regional differences
  • Demonstrated ability to build relationships with and influence people at all levels of the organization
  • Familiarity with relevant compensation laws and regulations
  • Strong customer focus
  • Must be a self-starter and be comfortable managing a team working on projects dealing with complex, sensitive and confidential issues

Moody's is an essential component of the global capital markets, providing credit ratings, research, tools and analysis that contribute to transparent and integrated financial markets. Moody's Corporation (NYSE: MCO) is the parent company of Moody's Investors Service, which provides credit ratings and research covering debt instruments and securities, and Moody's Analytics, which offers leading-edge software, advisory services and research for credit and economic analysis and financial risk management. The Corporation, which reported revenue of $4.2 billion in 2017, employs approximately 11,900 people worldwide and maintains a presence in 41 countries. Further information is available at .

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SVP Manager - Global Compensation

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