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Manager, Compensation

New York, New York
Human Resources

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Job Description

Manager – Compensation Operations

Job Description:

This position will report to the Director of Global Compensation & Benefit Operations and lead a team of 1 full time employee and 3 contractors. The Manager will be responsible for execution of all aspects of compensation operations including Year-End Performance & Compensation Alignment process and provide analytical and operational support across business units or staff groups.
Other key activities are (not a comprehensive list):
  • Project Manager for AXP and AON partnership of CompLink and the YE process
  • Support all change management, communication & people leader education and After Action Review initiatives
  • Identify areas of improvement and drive process and project efficiency
  • Identify, assess and interpret solutions to standard/nonstandard requests and problems as they relate to compensation programs at American Express
  • Support strategy team in developing compensation strategies and implementing designs
  • Coaches, provides feedback, and guidance to Compensation Operations team members
  • Participate in all compliance and audit activities


  • Undergraduate degree or equivalent experience
  • Graduate degree in Human Resource Management, preferred
    3+ years of Human Resources, Project Management experience in a financial institution
  • Ability to work under time constraints
  • Ability to manage multiple priorities
  • Excellent verbal, written communication and presentation skills required
  • Flexible leadership style, ability to lead virtual employees

Depending on factors such as business unit requirements, the nature of the position, cost and applicable laws, American Express may provide visa sponsorship for certain positions.

ReqID: 18001801
Schedule (Full-Time/Part-Time): Full-time
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