Senior Director, Field Compensation


: $144,310.00 - $144,310.00 /year *

Employment Type

: Full-Time


: Executive Management

Job Overview:

Position is responsible for providing leadership and vision for compensation strategies in support of business and talent strategies predominately for our stores, supply chain and call center operations. Responsible for development of strategies and programs that reward performance and effectively attract, retain and motive talented colleagues. Develop effective relationships with wide range of business partners, including HR Business Partners, Talent, Rewards Delivery, Finance, Legal, Labor Relations, Corporate Communication, etc. on compensation and other related matters. Oversee complex analysis to assess current state and modeling for recommendations that impact the enterprise and support a market competitive position.

Perform other duties as assigned. This position is based out of New York City.

Essential Functions:
  • Provide leadership, development, coaching and feedback to a team of Field Compensation colleagues.
  • Provide direction and leadership to design, develop and implement innovative compensation programs that align with business and talent strategies and market practices. Translate complex work into easy to understand programs to motivate and reward colleagues.
  • Lead the evaluation of market analysis and competitiveness; develop program recommendations; oversee analysis to provide insight to financial projections/impacts and ROI.
  • Serve as a trusted advisor to provide compensation related guidance and education to HR and other business partners; develop strategic compensation solutions to address unique situations and determine enterprise impact/application; provide expertise for policy development and interpretation.
  • Partner with Compensation Delivery team on year-end compensation merit allocation process and administration.
  • Stay current on compensation trends, issues, regulations, and compliance items to inform program design and identify possible impacts to enterprise.
  • Regular, dependable attendance & punctuality.

  • Bachelors degree in field that supports job responsibilities and 10+ years of experience in compensation, HR, finance, etc. required;
  • Ideal candidate has strong strategic skills with in-depth compensation experience supporting non-exempt population distributed across the country.
Communication Skills:
  • Excellent written and verbal communication and presentation skills to address all levels.
  • Ability to make the complex understandable and actionable.
  • Excellent collaboration and influencing skills.
Mathematical Skills:
  • Must have excellent mathematical skills.
  • Ability to apply concepts of profitability and statistical inference, algebra and geometry to practical situations.
  • Ability to calculate interest, discounts, fractions, percentages, ratios, and proportions.
Reasoning Ability:
  • Ability to make decisions in a fast paced environment.
  • Outstanding problem solving skills.
  • Analyze data to identify opportunities.
  • Must be able to work independently but under minimal supervision.
Physical Demands:
  • This position involves regular walking, standing, sitting for extended periods of time, hearing, and talking.
  • May occasionally involve stooping, kneeling, or crouching.
  • May involve close vision, color vision, depth perception, focus adjustment, and viewing computer monitor for extended periods of time.
  • Involves manual dexterity for using keyboard, mouse, and other office equipment.
  • May involve moving or lifting items under 10 pounds.
Other Skills:
  • Resilient leader with ability to lead and develop high performing teams. Support and drive workplace culture. Ability to drive and lead change; maintain a holistic enterprise focus.
Work Hours:
  • Ability to work a flexible schedule based on department and store/company needs.

This job description is not all inclusive. In addition, Macy's, Inc. reserves the right to amend this job description at any time. Macys, Inc. is an EqualOpportunity Employer, committed to a diverse and inclusive work environment.

Associated topics: benefit, benefit specialist, compensation, employee, human resource, hunter, interview, labor, talent accquisition, talent management * The salary listed in the header is an estimate based on salary data for similar jobs in the same area. Salary or compensation data found in the job description is accurate.

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