Job Description

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Compensation Manager

  • Job Tag: #LI-KP1
  • Posted: March 03,2023

SkyWater Search Partners has been engaged in search for a strategic Compensation Manager for an award winning, privately held global manufacturer headquartered in Minnesota. This position will be a player-coach people leader, providing direction and leading large, organization-wide, compensation programs. 

The ideal candidate is a creative leader that has a proven track record of developing and implementing best-in-class compensation packages in a fast-paced, collaborative environment. This position reports to the Director of Total Rewards and will lead the compensation team. This opportunity offers a competitive compensation package, excellent benefits, and significant opportunities for career growth. The role will have considerable flexibility, working out of the Minneapolis office 1-2x per week. 


  • Design and implement base pay and incentive programs
  • Consult with leaders and business partners on compensation practices
  • Manage merit and annual pay processes
  • Provide market analysis and recommendations regarding compensation
  • Manage organization's global compensation strategy
  • Provide oversight and direction to direct reports

Desired Skills and Experience

  • Bachelor's degree and 8+ years of relevant experience
  • 5+ years of compensation experience
  • Experience leading enterprise-wide compensation projects
  • Experience consulting with HR, leaders, and business partners
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Ability to provide direction and coaching to direct reports
  • Ability to prioritize multiple, competing responsibilities
  • Excellent written, verbal and interpersonal communication skills
  • CCP certification preferred
  • Workday experience preferred

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