The Challenge Ahead:
The compensation team is comprised of trusted consultants to our People Experience (PE) partners and the business leaders at EA and is responsible for the design, implementation, administration and evolution of compensation programs across EA globally. Through conferences, research, networking and ongoing development opportunities, we stay at the forefront of market trends and marry our knowledge of market practice with the unique needs of our business to create and maintain compelling and competitive compensation programs that attract, engage, reward and retain EA’s talent.
As a Global Compensation Manager, you are the thought partner and consultant to PE leaders / PE business partners to drive and meet business and talent needs. You will advise on the implementation, communication, and administration of our global programs. You will also help to develop /evolve, and project manage one or more global programs with cross-functional support from a team of PEBPs, HRIT, global compensation team members, and PE centers of excellence (recruiting, learning, analytics). On our team, we also work as project team members on other compensation programs /initiatives.
Act as the primary consultant for assigned business unit(s), with a particular focus on APAC, serving as a strategic advisor on compensation practices and the pay landscape both internally and externally
Build a consultative and collaborative relationship with PE business partners, business leaders and team members to education managers and employees on compensation programs and initiatives.
Provide creative compensation recommendations and solutions that are aligned with EA’s business strategy, compensation philosophy and culture
Perform analytics from internal and external sources and proactively provide recommendations to the business
Help design and implement compensation programs with an understanding of fulfilling business need and impact on global employee base.
Assist with the planning and delivery of the annual Merit, Bonus and Equity cycle (Focal)
Ensure we have accurate job matches to Compensation surveys
Review market trends to recommend salary range adjustments, and geographic differentials
Help develop training material for use within PE
Provide input to compensation program owners to improve compensation programs and ensure programs meet business needs.
Work with the Talent Acquisition team to create competitive offer packages by applying compensation policies in fair and equitable ways.
Provide ad hoc support and develop strong cross-functional partnerships to support business needs.
Lead, participate in and contribute to other various projects and initiatives pertaining to compensation and/or overall global total reward programs and practices
BA/BS in related field
5+ years of compensation experience in-house or advising, preferably for the technology industry or compensation consulting firm, US headquartered business
Solid eye for business and the ability to influence and develop strong working relationships with multiple partners, including executives, line management, and peers.
Dedicated to providing quality and achieving results while balancing multiple priorities in a fast-paced environment.
Solid experiences in compensation programs (including experience in salary structure design, sales comp design, and implementation of broad-based short and long-term compensation programs)
Robust analytical skills and business sense, and able to see the implications of actual and planned activities, making valuable contributions to management decisions.
Experience in evaluation and benchmarking of a variety of business and functional positions
Experience of implementing Job and Pay Architecture
Experience in a client-facing role working and supporting Corporate Groups departments
Proven ability in managing large projects (with global scope preferred), including communications and change management
Excellent Excel skills and data modeling/analytics capability; acute attention to detail
Strong written, presentation, and verbal communication skills