Compensation Manager

  • Mid-level, Full-time staff position
  • Posted on 25 June 2019
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Job Description

Chemonics International seeks a Compensation Manager to join the Human Resources Division. The Compensation Manger will play a lead role in executing the strategy, design, and administration of global compensation programs and manage all compensation programs both domestically and internationally. In addition, this position will drive important initiatives to help the organization grow and mature as a global company. This position will act as an internal consultant and strategic business advisor to the HR leadership team and other internal stakeholders. The Manager is responsive to Chemonics’ goals and competitive practices and ensures that compensation programs are consistently administered in compliance with Chemonics’ policies and government regulations. The Compensation Manager will lead, mentor and develop a team of compensation analysts.

Responsibilities include:

  • Lead various compensation-related projects which involve development and/or re-design of existing compensation programs
  • Consult with external compensation consultants to support timely execution of key initiatives and compensation related projects
  • Provide advice to HR Business Partners (HRBPs), and the Recruiting Department, managers, and business leaders on pay decisions, policy and guideline interpretation, and job evaluation.
  • Recommend plan revisions as well as new plans that are cost-effective and consistent with compensation trends and Chemonics’ objectives
  • Develop process improvements to streamline compensation related processes and ensure compliance with regulatory requirements
  • Oversee the effectiveness of existing domestic and global compensation policies, guidelines, and procedures
  • Coordinates with internal stakeholders to ensure completion of regulatory compliance reports such as the EEO-1 report for Chemonics
  • Oversee Chemonics’ salary survey participation, bonus administration (annual bonus and spot awards).
  • Ensure business partners and stakeholders are informed of best practices and guidance as it relates to compensation and position analysis and ensures internal website is updated with current information
  • Develop reoccurring and ad-hoc compensation reports / analytics.
  • Conduct semi-annual compensation review of each business unit with support from Compensation Analysts
  • Keep apprised of federal, state and local compensation laws and regulations and stays informed of new industry trends and best practices in compensation


  • Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, Human Resource Management, or other relevant concentration required.
  • A minimum of four years of experience in the analysis, design, and/or administration of compensation programs.
  • Certified Compensation Professional (CCP) designation preferred
  • Demonstrated ability to manage, mentor and develop a compensation team
  • Compensation experience in the international development industry and familiarity with USAID, State Department, and other international donor guidelines preferred, but not required
  • Knowledge of compensation and job evaluation theories, applicable wage/hour regulations, and salary survey methodologies.
  • Advanced Excel skills.
  • Possess strong plan design, administration, and implementation experience.
  • Strong technical/analytical skills to identify and solve problems.
  • Strong organizational skills in order to maintain a high level of productivity, innovation, and priority-setting.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills for effectively interfacing with all levels of management and departments within the company.
  • Ability to work under pressure, meeting time-sensitive deadlines, while maintaining a high level of confidentiality.
  • Able to work both independently and as part of a team.
  • Demonstrated leadership, versatility, and integrity

Application Instructions:

Apply through our Career Center at to submit your application before Thursday, July 25th. No telephone inquiries, please. Finalists will be contacted.

Chemonics is an equal opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and does not discriminate in its selection and employment practices. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, political affiliation, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, disability, protected veteran status, genetic information, age, or other legally protected characteristics. Military veterans, AmeriCorps, Peace Corps, and other national service alumni are encouraged to apply.

About the Organization

Owned entirely by employees, Chemonics is an ISO-9001 certified international development company. For more than 40 years, we have partnered with local and international organizations to promote social and economic change around the world.

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