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Senior Manager Compensation - EU Operations

Senior Manager Compensation - EU Operations

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Amazon Luxembourg
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Senior Manager, Compensation - EU Operations

This position will be responsible for managing the planning, design and administration of the organization's baseline and incentive compensation policies and programs for the European Customer Fulfillment organization. The incumbent will take an active role in formulating the on-going compensation philosophy for the operations group and ensure competitive and equitable pay practices and structures that balance risk and reward.

The individual will work directly with HR Business Partners, Management and other stakeholders to develop, lead and achieve compensation objectives aligned to a complex and dynamic business model and to assist, as required, in variable incentive compensation plan design consultation.

The position will also be responsible for components such as the strategy, design, policies, guidelines, and operationalization of a key concept critical to the foundation of a specific compensation program. Works to gain alignment with different constituencies and represents a common point of view across multiple stakeholders.

The successful candidate should be results oriented and flexible with the ability to manage multiple projects in a demanding, fast-paced environment.

The position will leverage central practices to foster and lead international compensation teams for an alignment with global and regional strategies, market conditions, business requirements, and support the approval and deployment of harmonized policies.

Basic Qualifications

Basic Qualifications
· Minimum of 10 years’ experience in finance, compensation or consulting with an in-depth knowledge of core compensation terminology and best practices.
· A Bachelor’s degree is required.
· Must have previous experience managing high level stakeholders.
· Previous staff management experience is required for this role.
· Highly proficient in Excel; familiar with Peoplesoft.

Preferred Qualifications

Preferred Qualifications
  • Extremely strong analytical and quantitative skills and a track record for planning, leading and auditing work.
  • Highly detailed driven with emphasis on accuracy, coupled with the ability to see the broader picture
  • Ability to create dynamic tools and models to interpret and analyze data.
  • Proven experience in leading/overseeing complex corporate or multi-business level initiatives/projects
  • Ability to work independently, take on responsibility and be quick of foot in a fast-paced, change-oriented environment.
  • Superior consultation skills and the ability to seek out information and provide quality advice.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills for internal presentations that demonstrate business acumen.
  • Ability to work effectively with all levels of employees within the organization