Head of Global Compensation

Argo Group in New York, NY

  • Industry: Advertising/Marketing/Public Relations - Marketing Director
  • Type: Full Time
  • Compensation: $151,493.33 - 120,660.00 / Year*
position filled
Head of Global CompensationAt Argo Group, our team members are critical to our long-term success so wherever in the world they work, everyone works together. Within our Group Data Team, we are looking for a Head of Global Compensation working from our exciting New York City location.The main purpose of this role is to partner with the VP of Total Rewards in the development, execution and day to day management of all global compensation programs ensuring we are attracting and retaining top talent ensuring market competitiveness and internal equity. This position will provide strong support on executive compensation, including oversight over executive compensation elements and preparation of annual proxy statement. In addition, the individual in this position will be the primary employee/HRBP point of contact for educating key stakeholders on new programs and practices, change management and general compensation support.What does a Head of Global Compensation s workday look like: Responsible for the continued development, coordination, communication and enforcement of a standardized global compensation program.Develop a strong level of business acumen to enable relevant compensation programming to motivate and engage employees and contribute to business goals.Oversee the implementation of and manage the company s global compensation framework, including a new job leveling structure tied to the compensation framework.Manage and administer all company compensation programs including executing global market surveys, analysis and reporting to support overall compensation philosophy.Partner with HRBPs and Talent Acquisition to ensure effective implementation, adoption and application of the Company s compensation philosophy, pay grades and position leveling.Lead/oversee company compensation review process (quarterly salary reviews, profit share and long-term incentives).Assist with the development of road map for achieving reward strategies to support the Company s strategic business goals.Execute various compensation program re-design projects as dictated by business needs to include high-level project management, partnering with internal and external resources, and ensuring that projects are on-time and on-budget, while achieving desired goals and objectives.Design and administer global job descriptions/job codes to ensure consistency, compliance and global regulations are met.Review and oversee ongoing bench marking requests and align to new global compensation framework.Primarily responsible for review of CD&A and annual proxy tables.Develop and manage all global communications as they relate to compensation/Total Rewards programs.What s required for the position: Bachelor s Degree required, Masters Degree a plus.Eight (8) or more years of compensation experience.Three (3) or more years experience managing people.Previous work and familiarity with implementing global compensation program structures; designing and developing incentive plans, designing alternative reward systems; job evaluation; market pricing and executive compensation.Prior experience working for a public company with accountability for related SEC reporting requirements.Strong understanding of short and long-term incentive compensation programs.Excellent communication and project management skills.Ability to think flexibly and about the bigger picture.High desire for continuous improvement.Self-directed and able to work in an extremely fast-paced, ever-changing environment.Strong Global knowledge of legal requirements impacting compensation administration.Ability to work well with and manage a small team.Strong knowledge of global HR processes and policies preferred.CCP (Certified Compensation Professional) or equivalent experience preferred.Consulting experience a plus.Some travel required.In addition, you embody our core values as they are the key to our success:We desire to excelWe are committed to our clients and to each otherWe have the courage to do the right thingWe apply original thinkingDeveloping our employees professionally and personally strengthens our organization. Argo Group offers competitive pay and benefits that protect and enhance the lives of employees and their eligible dependents by way of health and wellness plans, life insurance, savings and investment opportunities, adoption assistance, education assistance, and matching gifts for education and charitable causes, just to name a few.Come join the World Class Leader in Global Specialty Insurance and build your career here! And don t forget to tell your friends, we have a fantastic Employee Referral Program too!Applicants: For the most convenient application experience, please use the Apply with LinkedIn button. If manually entering, only include your most recent or relevant job information needed for this role. For either method, please attach your most current resume. Additional job history may be obtained if selected for the interview process.PLEASE NOTE: At this time, Argo Group will not sponsor an applicant for employment authorization for this position.To all recruitment agencies: Unless you have been requested to work on this position, or other positions with Argo Group, please do not forward any resumes to Argo Group employees. Argo Group is not responsible for any fees related to unsolicited resumes. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of age, ancestry, color, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, marital status, national origin or citizenship (including language use restrictions), denial of family and medical care leave, disability (mental and physical) , including HIV and AIDS, medical condition (including cancer and genetic characteristics), race, religious creed (including religious dress and grooming practices), sex (including pregnancy, child birth, breastfeeding, and medical conditions related to pregnancy, child birth or breastfeeding), sexual orientation, military or veteran status, or other status protected by federal, state and/or local laws.Applicants: For the most convenient application experience, please use the Apply with LinkedIn button. If manually entering, only include your most recent or relevant job information needed for this role. For either method, please attach your most current resume. Additional job history may be obtained if selected for the interview process.Full time
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