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Compensation Manager

Location: New York, New York, United States

Company: Marsh & McLennan Companies

Job ID R_059716-en

Our Global Total Rewards Team is seeking a Compensation Manager to join our team in New York reporting to the Global Total Rewards Director. The position will provide direct support to assigned businesses in addition to managing projects and contributing to compensation strategy across the firm. The Compensation Manager will conduct analysis and make recommendations to address individual situations as well as program changes. It will lead or support projects including project planning, coordination, facilitation, administration, communication and reporting updates.


The role will support and implement compensation strategies and programs as well as contribute to compensation strategy through project management, analysis and recommendation development.

We'll need this role to:

  • Provide consulting services to HR, lines of business and compensation team by researching and analyzing complex compensation issues.
  • Provide advanced analysis and generate complex reports from large databases; create and manipulate complex databases to manage employee data and competitive compensation data.
  • Prepare compensation proposals and/or modeling by consolidating and packaging data for leadership and develop business focused recommendations based on the analysis in order to make compensation recommendations to management and leadership.
  • Partner with HR business partners regarding compensation and related matters providing subject matter expertise on competitive offers, pay equity and pay mix to ensure internal equity and appropriate external competitive positioning.
  • Conduct job evaluation through market pricing and internal pay equity analysis.
  • Understand market practices and trends for the industry in relevant countries.
  • Act as an expert resource during year-end review process by assisting in communication material development, system testing, supporting HR and managers on program and system questions and auditing data.
  • Contribute to building Total Rewards capabilities in the organization through communication and education initiatives.
  • Manage directly or contribute to Total Rewards projects such as implementation of new programs and systems and continuous improvement of existing programs including incentive design.


  • Bachelors in Finance or related field
  • 5+ years of professional experience in compensation
  • Knowledge of compensation and benefits principles and concepts including market pricing and compensation plan/structure design
  • Must have advanced proficiency with Excel, as well as other Office applications such as Word and PowerPoint
  • Able to perform analysis on large amounts of data, draw conclusions and provide recommendations
  • Experience in sales incentive plans design (is desired)
  • Experience with Workday (is desired)
  • Experience with survey participation, market pricing, job evaluation (is desired) and FLSA
  • Excellent communication skills - both written and verbal
  • Must be a collaborative self-starter
  • Strong analytical skills and attention to details
  • Consulting approach and ability to work on multiple priorities

Guy Carpenter & Company, LLC, a leading global risk and reinsurance specialist, has over a 90-year history of providing integrated solutions to the (re)insurance industry. With over 2,300 professionals in more than 50 offices around the world, Guy Carpenter delivers a powerful combination of broking expertise, strategic advisory services and industry-leading analytics to help our clients achieve profitable growth. As our clients’ most trusted and valuable reinsurance broker and strategic advisor, we leverage our intellectual capital to anticipate and solve for a range of emerging strategic business challenges and opportunities.  We embrace a culture that celebrates and promotes the many backgrounds, heritages and perspectives of our colleagues and clients.  Visit for more information and follow us on LinkedIn and Twitter @GuyCarpenter

Guy Carpenter & Company, LLC and its separately incorporated operating entities around the world are part of Marsh & McLennan Companies, a publicly held company (ticker symbol: MMC).

Marsh & McLennan Companies offers competitive salaries and comprehensive benefits and programs including: health and welfare, tuition assistance, 401K, employee assistance program, domestic partnership benefits, career mobility, employee network groups, volunteer opportunities, and other programs. For more information about our company, please visit us at:  We embrace a culture that celebrates and promotes the many backgrounds, heritages and perspectives of our colleagues and clients. For more information, please visit us at:

Marsh & McLennan Companies and its Affiliates are EOE Minority/Female/Disability/Vet/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity employers

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