Manager Total Rewards resume example with 15+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
  • Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK
  • Home: (555) 432-1000
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Business focused Compensation professional with high performance standards, a positive attitude and strong work ethic. Conceptual thinker who is able to see the big picture and also get into the details with a proven ability to deliver on time results in both high volume and targeted projects. Strong communication skills utilized when working with internal customers or external vendors to roll-out compensation plans and programs. Top performer, recognized and rewarded throughout career for process improvements and results on multiple projects with global impact.

Core Competencies
  • Total Rewards
  • Executive Compensation
  • Salary Structures
  • Job Analysis/Evaluation
  • Process Improvements
  • Merit Planning
  • Market Salary Surveys
  • Performance Management
  • Variable Compensation
  • Benefits Strategy
  • Qualified and Non-Qualified Plans
  • Wellness Programs
Manager Total Rewards, 03/2012 to Current
AvanadeCharlotte, NC,

A leading international marketer and distributor of high-quality fresh and value-added food products. With annual revenues of more than $3 billion, Chiquita employs approximately 21,000 people and has operations in nearly 70 countries worldwide.

  • Analyze, evaluate, design, implement, and administer programs, policies and procedures including, salary administration, job evaluation, annual salary review, salary budgeting, salary range adjustment, market pricing, total rewards initiatives, and incentive plans.
  • Consult with internal business partners, such as department heads and management, to assess benefits, compensation and compliance needs.
  • Review and modify policies and practices to ensure pay structures and benefits plans are competitive, and that they are designed and managed to attract and retain a high performing workforce.
  • Manage benefit administration for all qualified and non-qualified plans.
  • Research and make recommendations on increasingly complex retirement and insurance plans.
  • Manage vendor relationships including brokers and consultants.
  • Develop employee and manager communication and training materials related to total rewards programs.
  • Manage department budget of 17 million and forecast global merit spend.
  • Plan and direct the activities of the Total Rewards team in the development, administration and operation of the compensation and benefit programs.
Senior Compensation & Benefits Analyst, 06/2011 to 04/2012
AheadCA, State,
  • Trained and consulted with HR on matters relating to: maintaining legal compliance, effectiveness of compensation and benefit plans in terms of total reward strategy and interpretation of policy and procedures.
  • Analyzed data and assisted with the preparation of materials for the Employee Benefits Committee and the Compensation Committee of the Board of Directors.
  • Lead the vendor and program management aspects of the company's "Global Go Chiquita!" wellness program including partnering with the health care management vendor on program participation and communications, and coordinating activities of the wellness committee.
  • Managed three direct reports.
  • Benchmarked compensation and benefit programs, developed specific recommendations for review by management and participated as a key contributor in the development and design of new plans globally.
Senior Compensation Analyst, 09/2009 to 06/2011
Centene CorporationOmaha, NE,
  • Designed, managed and administered all compensation programs for the exempt and nonexempt employees while balancing market competitiveness with cost effectiveness.
  • Managed two direct reports.
  • Consulted and partnered with HR and managers on issues around pay, internal equity and organizational changes to maximize retention and motivation of employees.
  • Planned, developed, and/or participated in 14 surveys for external benchmarking and developed global salary ranges.
  • Administered salary planning process and long-term incentive program for executives.
  • Lead global job evaluation process.
  • Administered all aspects of annual management and sales incentive programs.
  • Revised, communicated and trained global HR on corporate compensation administrative guidelines including compensation's philosophy, roles and responsibilities, job titling conventions, market analysis practice, pay actions and recognition guidance.
Compensation Analyst, 07/2007 to 08/2009
Wounded Warrior ProjectHonolulu, HI,
  • Managed the global annual incentive plan database.
  • Evaluated jobs using an internal point-factor system.
  • Participated in 9 U.S. salary surveys, market priced jobs, developed U.S.salary ranges.
  • Researched and made recommendations regarding annual merit pay guidelines.
  • Interacted with HR business partners, analyzed job descriptions and prepared salary plans for management's review.
  • Partnered with Talent Management Director and managed the performance management review process for incentive eligible employees.
  • Assisted with annual equity (stock) award review process.
  • Assisted with executive compensation, preparation of compensation committee materials, international compensation, immigration and international assignment projects as needed.
Staff Accountant, 02/2006 to 06/2007
Marmon Holdings, IncShelburne, VT,

A Fortune 500 company based in Covington, Kentucky, is the nation's leading provider of pharmaceutical care for seniors servicing 47 states and annual revenues over $6 billion.

  • Assisted with financial reporting including monthly close and financial statements.
  • Responsible for preparing monthly, quarterly and yearly regulatory reporting.
  • Performed account analysis and reconciliation.
  • Conducted inventory audits.
  • Supported the Controller/CFO in matters relating to financial analysis and audit.
Staffing Coordinator, 06/2005 to 01/2006
Accura HealthcareMonticello, MN,

A division of Management Recruiters of Cincinnati, powered by Management Recruiters International (MRI), the worlds largest executive search and recruitment organization, with more than 1,000 offices and 5,000 search professionals in North America, Europe and Asia.

  • Sourced, screened, interviewed, tested, and checked references for candidates.
  • Created, organized, and maintained all job files: personnel, applicant search, resources and archives.
  • Assisted with employee recognition programs, staff events and recruitment job fairs.
  • Created and updated external job postings.
  • Performed other administrative duties and responsibilities as required or assigned.
Bachelor of Business Administration: Human Resource Management, Expected in June 2005
Masters of Business Administration: , Expected in January 2009
XAVIER UNIVERSITY - Cincinnati, Ohio

Certified Compensation Professional (CCP) - certified through 2014

Global Remuneration Professional (GRP) - certified through 2014

Member of Towers Watson Food Industry Group (2009 - present)

Charlotte Works Volunteer (2012 - present)

Member of Greater Cincinnati Compensation & Benefits Association (2007-2012)

Member of Alpha Gamma Delta (2001-2005)

  • Executive Council Board Member (2003-04); VP of Finance (2003-04); Finance Assistant (2002-03)

Five Angels Foundation, Inc. - Treasurer and Trustee (2003-2006)

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