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Manager, Executive Compensationat CDW Careers

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Human Resources
Chicago, Illinois
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The Manager of Executive Compensation is responsible for managing the planning, philosophy, design, regulatory compliance, communication, policy development, evaluation and administration of executive compensation programs at CDW. This includes short-term incentive design as well as long-term equity plan programs.  

Key Areas of Responsibility

  • Assist Director Executive Compensation with developing, implementing and managing executive compensation strategy, programs and solutions that align with organizational goals/objectives.
  • Prepare materials for the Compensation Committee of the Board of Directors (developing meeting agendas, analyses and materials).
  • Lead the preparation of the CD&A and Executive Compensation Tables for CDW’s annual Proxy statement.
  • Proactively provide recommendations to improve the executive compensation program.
  • Consult with Talent Acquisition and leaders on executive level offers.
  • Propose changes in methods or procedures to streamline and automate for enhanced accuracy and efficiencies within the executive compensation function.
  • Provide consultative technical expertise and guidance regarding compensation matters to executives, people leaders and the HR team, ensuring internal equity, external competitiveness, and regulatory compliance
  • Partner, facilitate and influence coordination among various stakeholders (i.e. HR Business Partner team, Talent Acquisition, Finance, etc.) for executive compensation processes, pay structure design, and variable compensation.
  • Oversee salary survey submissions, annual merit and short-term and long-term incentive plans.
  • Adapt readily to changing priorities; offering solutions to challenges or problems as they occur.
  • Establish rapport, credibility, trust, and respect throughout the organization at all levels, and be viewed as a team player with exceptional communication and analytical skills. 

Education and/or Experience Qualifications

  • Bachelors Degree and 5 years experience in compensation or financial analysis OR
  • 9 years experience in compensation or financial analysis
  • 1 year in a managerial role

Required Qualifications

  • Excellent analytical, problem solving and financial modeling skills, with high level of accuracy and attention to detail; position requires advanced mathematical skills, financial knowledge, excel skills and spreadsheet analysis.
  • History of partnering with the senior executives and outside resources (e.g., executive compensation consultants).
  • Experience working in a mid to large sized company working with multiple business units and geographies.
  • Demonstrated ability to achieve results; previous experience should include successfully introducing and implementing processes, best practices and operational change initiatives.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills with the ability to effectively interact with all stakeholders including Executive Leadership.
  • Strong conflict resolution, influencing abilities and customer service orientation.
  • Demonstrated ability to build productive working relationships cross-functionally and with external stakeholders.
  • History of balancing competing priorities with the ability to adapt to the changing needs of the business while meeting deadlines.

Preferred Qualifications

  • A combination of corporate compensation and/or strategic consulting experience.
  • Experience with global compensation.
  • Experience managing executive compensation plans in Workday.
Date Posted: May 07, 2024
Job Category: Corporate
People Leader v. Individual Contributor: People Leader
Travel Percentage: 0
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