Compensation Manager

  • Location: Plantation, Florida
  • Type: Direct Hire
  • Job #8314

TalentoHC is partnered with a travel & leisure organization in search of an epic individual to deliver a seamless, organized, Compensation & Workforce Planning program. This person will be the subject matter expert for all things related to Compensation and Workforce Planning who will ensure our Compensation Strategy and philosophy are carried out in our projects and initiatives and that the workforce is planned, budgeted and analyzed for organization efficiency.  

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Analyzes cost of living increases and impact and makes annual recommendations
  • Works closely with leaders and other stakeholders involved in Compensation discussions
  • Liaises with leaders to ensure compliance with all  job descriptions for each position in the organization;
  • Conduct internal equity analysis
  • Responsible for reviewing and analyzing job grading and FLSA exemption status determination.
  • Conducts comprehensive assessment of compensation survey data, through specific job matching and geographic criteria to establish the correct job ranges and bands
  • Reviews compensation from a total rewards perspective
  • Responsible for reviewing and all incentive compensation and bonus models
  • Develop salary recommendations for new hires and existing crew as well as provide analyses to include review of market value, internal equity comparisons, incumbent qualifications, and performance history.
  • Prepares and presents summary reports of job analysis and compensation analysis information for departments or leaders as necessary
  • Evaluates and implements job analysis instruments and materials.
  • Prepares Reports, analysis and recommendations to the Compensation Committee as needed
  • Researches employee benefits in similar industries; based on findings, recommends changes or updates to the company’s existing benefits or policies

Workforce Planning and Headcount management 

  • Responsible for maintaining a holistic view of workforce planning and workforce driver-based scenario planning including hiring, transfers, retention, salary and bonus
  • Manage the total headcount numbers including contractors, temp workers and full time employees and makes recommendations on numbers and viability
  • Main liaison between HR and Finance for monthly reporting, reconciliation and forecasting
  • Instrumental in our annual budget process, assisting our departments with forecasting and budgeting, modeling and forecasting, aligning it with business needs
  • Focal point for Workforce planning module, training leaders to use it and responsible for its performance
  • Perform and lead various workforce analysis, develop reports and present to SLT and compensation committee where needed
  • Work on adhoc modeling for different scenarios (restructuring, M&A etc)
  • Report to leadership on project progress and risks, budget concerns
  • Performs other related duties as assigned


  • Finds joy and purpose in supporting fellow employees on their compensation questions
  • Skilled in a variety of compensation models and methodologies 
  • Ability to talk to and influence people of all levels and explain the variables and nuances that are involved in Compensation
  • Workforce and or Organizational Planning required
  • Demonstrated knowledge of HR functions & processes, with experience in one or more of the following areas: HR Strategy, HR Employee Experience, HR Operating Models, and HR Technology
  • 6+ years' experience in a Strategic Workforce Planning, Business Strategy, Talent Business Advisor or Business Intelligence role
  • Proficiency in headcount management, budgeting, accruing and forecasting
  • Bachelors Degree in Human Resources or Business or related field
  • 3-5 years experience with Workday and the Compensation Modules such as Advanced Comp, Manager Self Service and Workforce Planning
  • 5 years experience directly in Compensation
  • Excellent project management, presentation and influencing skills
  • Must be flexible, creative, and solution forward with a positive demeanor
  • High proficiency in Excel and Google Sheets
  • Ability to make administrative and procedural decisions and judgments on sensitive, confidential issues.
  • Experience in a Google workplace environment a plus
  • Must have excellent mathematical and analytical skills, and a high level attention to detail and accuracy.
  • Ability to demonstrate strong critical thinking
  • Demonstrated ability to perform well in a highly dynamic, geographically diverse, and rapidly changing environment
About Talento HCM:
Talento Human Capital Management provides talent and organizational solutions enabling businesses to evolve beyond tactical human resources management. Our footprint spans across the US, South America, and Asia.

Our organization continues to thrive through our ongoing commitment to building an inclusive and diverse workforce from different backgrounds, perspectives, and skills. Talento Human Capital Management (HCM) is an equal opportunity employer, and people are at the center of what we do!

People + Passion + Perseverance = Progress

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