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Sr. Manager, Compensation

Date: Jan 23, 2023

Location: Charlotte, NC, US, 28273

Company: Jeld-Wen Inc.

JELD-WEN is currently seeking a Sr. Manager, Compensation to join our growing team.


The Senior Manager, Compensation and Global Mobility will lead the global compensation team at JELD-WEN. The position will oversee the effective design and delivery of compensation plans and solutions across the organization. The incumbent will advise on a range of processes with the potential to impact employees world-wide. This role also includes a broader focus on global mobility to manage international assignees. This is a unique opportunity to formalize and bring structure to JELD-WEN’s global mobility program. The incumbent will utilize in-depth professional knowledge with a focus on implementing and executing strategies within the department and team.


Principle Duties and Responsibilities:


Compensation Strategy

  • Ensure compensation fundamentals and best practices are utilized to assess and maintain competitive compensation programs aligned to the company compensation philosophy.


Business Partnership

  • Build strategic relationship with global HR leadership team to assess regional business needs and help advance compensation goals.
  • Partner with Head of Compensation & Benefits in Europe and Australasia to drive global processes with oversight of localization necessary by region(s).
  • Partner with Centers of Excellence (Talent Acquisition, Talent Management) on HR projects to ensure alignment of internal processes to compensation principles.


Compensation Operations

  • Manage annual compensation planning process and ensure equitable delivery of salary, bonus, and long-term incentive awards, including multiple cycles year-round to support Europe’s various collective bargaining agreements.
  • Conduct pay-equity assessments in support of the company’s ESG initiatives.
  • Provide compensation consulting to Sales Operations on the design of sales incentive programs.
  • Manage work of senior compensation analyst and participants in the Early Career Rotational Program.



  • Lead annual review of SAP SuccessFactors Compensation Module to ensure proper design and utilization in support of the compensation planning process, includes partnership with HRIS team.
  • Lead annual review of PayScale MarketPay to ensure integrity of salary, job, and market data.
  • Conduct stock compensation controls via reporting from Morgan Stanley Shareworks.


Training & Development

  • Build and enhance global compensation training materials for utilization across all regions, including the development of e-learnings for newly launched Learning Management System.
  • Deliver annual compensation training to North America Managers and HR.


Global Mobility

  • Build standard operating procedures and standard work to support the company’s business needs for international assignments.
  • Create, and advise on, consistent process to drive compliance, cost efficiencies, and excellence.
  • Mange vendor relationships with global mobility providers.
  • Provide ongoing support to international assignees
  • Manage and report on assignment costs and recommend improvements to the program


Knowledge, Skills, Abilities:


  • Advanced knowledge and acumen in compensation and global mobility principles, programs, and practices
  • Advises on, and implements, process changes for relevant legislative updates
  • Ability to learn systems and technology with comfort in back-end processing
  • Strong communication skills, in writing correspondence and presenting information individually or in group situations to customers, clients, and employees in the organization
  • Skilled in building effective working relationships by taking a customer-focused approach
  • Exemplary ability to analyze and report on data/programs to inform management decision making
  • Excellent project management skills including time management, decision making and organizational skills
  • Commitment to own professional development


Education and Experience:


  • Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent experience / education
  • Deep experience in compensation (ie at least 7+ years or equivalent expertise)
  • Expertise in global mobility (ie managed existing programs and international assignments)
  • System administrator experience with SAP SuccessFactors Compensation Module
  • Systems experience including data management and reporting
  • CCP accredited coursework





Who We Are

Headquartered in Charlotte, NC, JELD-WEN is a leading global manufacturer of high-performance interior and exterior building products, offering one of the broadest selections of windows, interior and exterior doors, and wall systems. JELD-WEN delivers a differentiated customer experience, providing construction professionals with durable, energy-efficient products and labor-saving services that help them maximize productivity and create beautiful, secure spaces for all to enjoy. The JELD-WEN team is driven by innovation and committed to creating safe, sustainable environments for customers, associates, and local communities. The JELD-WEN family of brands includes JELD-WEN® worldwide; LaCantina™ and VPI™ in North America; Swedoor® and DANA® in Europe; and Corinthian®, Stegbar®, and Breezway® in Australia.


In 2022, Newsweek named JELD-WEN as one of America’s Most Trustworthy Companies.


What We Offer

Investing in People is one of our Core Values, we strive to attract & retain great people! As such, JELD-WEN offers competitive compensation & benefits packages. As a global organization, specific benefits may vary, however typically including medical & dental, generous leave policies, retirement program, etc.

Expected pay for this role is between $121,100.00 to $201,900.00 per year and is based on experience and qualifications.

JELD-WEN is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer and does not discriminate against any applicant for employment or employee on the basis of race, color, religious creed, gender, age, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status or any other classification protected by applicable discrimination laws.


JELD-WEN does not accept unsolicited resumes from headhunters, recruitment agencies, or fee-based recruitment services.


Nearest Major Market: Charlotte