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Director, Compensation

Company: KeHE Distributors, LLC
Location: Naperville
Posted on: September 21, 2022

Job Description:

Good people, working with good people, for our common good.Sound good?KeHE-a natural, organic, specialty and fresh food distributor-is all about "good" and is growing, so there's never been a more exciting time to join our team. If you're enthusiastic about working in an environment with a people-first culture and an organization committed to good living, good food and good service, we'd love to talk to you!The Director, Compensation leads enterprise broad-based compensation activities as well as the preparation and administration of executive compensation programs. The role directly supports the senior HR leadership team on a regular basis in serving the company Senior Leadership team as well as interaction with the Board compensation committee. As part of the KeHE Total Rewards team, the Director, Compensation plays a critical role in all strategic activity related to ensuring KeHE compensation programs remain market competitive in order to attract and retain the best talent for KeHE. -

  • Serve as the primary compensation point of contact for Senior Leadership, HR Business Partners, Recruiters and Business Leaders on a range of compensation-related topics
  • Manages compensation team (currently a Sr. Analyst, Compensation) on a growth trajectory
  • Designs and manages all broad-based compensation related activity including but not limited to job architecture, market analyses, merit, promotions and all pay adjustments
  • Partners with Sr. Leadership and Compensation Committee to design, manage and administer executive compensation programs and preparation for committee meetings
  • Consolidates, interpret and present data analysis for HR leadership team and the executive team on a variety of compensation-related topics
  • Keeps apprised of governance and compliance issues as they relate to compensation
  • Makes process improvements recommendations at every opportunity
  • Identifies key metrics and data to advance understanding of compensation effectiveness
  • Works with Talent Acquisition to develop competitive compensation offers for new hires
  • Participates in the design, development, implementation, and ongoing management of the organization's short and long-term incentive programs
  • Manages external vendors and consultants to ensure the company is positioned competitively and stays current on trends/changes in the industry and nationally
  • Partners with compliance and legal team to ensure compensation programs and practices are compliant with local and federal legislation
  • Develops the annual budget for the compensation team
  • Oversees communication strategies and materials for compensation actions such as merit process, performance management, STI, LTI and other compensation related programs
  • Designs and implements a process for the creation and maintenance of job descriptions
  • Designs creative solutions to specific compensation-related challenges or needs
  • Partners with compliance and legal teams to fulfill requirements of relevant government rules and regulations, including ERISA and FLSA .
    • Bachelor's Degree or equivalent required.
    • Minimum of eight (8) years of compensation required.
    • Minimum of three (3) years of executive compensation experience required.
    • Expert knowledge of MS Office, including Microsoft Excel requireAdditional Knowledge, Skills,and Abilities:
    • Bachelor's degree or advanced degree in Human Resources or related field preferred
    • Proven analytical and quantitative skills
    • Experience consulting with top business leaders and HR business partners
    • Experienced with compensation software (e.g., Comp Analyst, Pay Factors) preferredStrong track record of successfully designing and implementing innovative strategic compensation programs and processes throughout a large organizationStrong presentation and communication skillsExperience leading and managing othersStrong business acumen and ability to link business needs with compensation strategiesAbility to develop highly effective relationships at all levels both internally and externallyAbility to engage and influence senior leaders and other key stakeholdersAbility to use PowerPoint to communicate information and guide decisionsAbility to use mail-merge and Adobe Professional to create and distribute materialsStrong project management and time management skillsExhibits a growth mindset; open to coaching and feedback; continuously learnsDemonstrates a passion for the unique mission and values of KeHE2022-16788

Keywords: KeHE Distributors, LLC, Naperville , Director, Compensation, Executive , Naperville, Illinois

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