Mercy Corps is hiring a
Location: NL or UK with flexible working environement
Valid unrestricted work authorization in the country in which you will be based (United Kingdom or Europe) is required at the time of application for this position.
Position Status: Full-time, Regular
UK: Starting salary for this role will be GBP 44,320 commensurate on experience, based on local benchmark for candidates outside of the United Kingdom.
Netherlands: Starting salary for this role will be EUR 52,960 commensurate on experience.
Closing date: Please submit application before January 28th
About Mercy Corps
Mercy Corps is powered by the belief that a better world is possible. To do this, we know our teams do their best work when they are diverse and every team member feels that they belong. We welcome diverse backgrounds, perspectives, and skills so that we can be stronger and have long term impact.
The Department/Team Summary
The People Team ensures that Mercy Corps has the people who will enable it to be a world-class, cutting edge, humanitarian organization, creating transformational change in the world. We do this through the recruitment, retention, and development of the best global talent. Our aim is to drive strategic thinking and planning at all levels of the organization; create a robust body of research to guide us internally and externally and steward the organizational culture. To achieve this, we align conversations on learning; keep the organization focused on what has the greatest impact; leverage our comparative advantages in the crowded and competitive international relief and development landscape; and assure we are constantly learning from our work and the external environment.
The Position Summary
The Sr. Global Compensation Analyst is responsible for participating in the development, design, and analysis of Mercy Corps' Global Compensation policies and programs, ensuring Mercy Corps compensation meets the unique support needs of team members in 40+ global locations. The senior global compensation analyst is a functional analyst reporting to the Manager of Total Rewards and is responsible data analysis, evaluation of position descriptions, researching and developing hiring recommendations thru external and internal benchmarking. Participates the design, development, implementation and sustainability compensation programs globally.
This position must have the ability to manage numerous medium to long term priorities as well as daily demands in a timely and accurate manner. This position will also support Mercy Corps' compensation programs through consistently applying and administering internal policies and government regulations with a strong diversity and equity lens. They will provide advice/guidance to clients regarding salary management and compliance issues.
Coordinates and participates oversees the design and administration of compensation programs by evaluating positions, reviewing and determining pay structures, conducting market surveys, analyzing statistical data, approving job descriptions and overseeing data integrity in applicable compensation database systems.
Provides guidance/advice on compensation-related issues for management.
Consistently demonstrates flexibility, resilience, and ability to maintain positive relationships and composure, even under difficult circumstances.
Promote Mercy Corps’ culture by promoting the development and advancement of ideas which allows for innovative approaches to problem-solving within existing policy and procedural requirements.
Maintain high ethical standards and treat people with respect and dignity.
Demonstrate an awareness of one’s personal strengths and development needs.
Compensation Duties and Responsibilities
Ensures integrity of the Company’s salary administration program by using appropriate compensation practices and excellent quality driven methods to produce reports, research, salary projections, complex calculations, etc. to ensure job analysis, salaries and ranges are internally equitable and externally competitive.
Provides project planning, analysis, direction, communication and ongoing support for current and new compensation programs.
Develops, reviews and/or interprets corporate compensation policies, procedures and practices to ensure legal compliance, internal equity and external competitiveness of pay.
Proactively monitors and analyzes trends and issues related to compensation programs within the Company and external market; performs financial analyses and modeling in order to develop recommendations that support business strategies.
Coordinates, organizes and/or administers projects and activities at the direction of HR leadership to ensure departmental and/or divisional goals are met.
Analyzes new and existing positions based on duties and responsibilities to determine appropriate job levels, classifications and total compensation packages based on market data and company guidelines.
Partners with leaders and HR professionals to advise on total compensation decisions and provide day-to-day support, applying professional standards and the company’s compensation philosophy.
Participates in annual salary surveys and/or compensation data analysis as needed. Accurately matches jobs to market surveys based on assessment of duties and job descriptions.
Conducts audits as necessary to clarify/confirm data acquired through job analysis techniques and surveys.
Prepares reports and presentations as needed to illustrate market data, cost analysis and recommendations.
Work with HRMS to create new or revised job codes in the system, including FLSA exemption, pay authorizations, appropriate salary information and job classification details.
Assists managers and other employees in interpreting and understanding compensation related human resources related policies.
No direct supervisor responsibilities.
Reports Directly To: Manager, Total Rewards
Works Directly With: Global and Local People Team, International Finance, Business Leaders
Accountability to Participants and Stakeholders
Mercy Corps team members are expected to support all efforts toward accountability, specifically to our program participants, community partners, other stakeholders, and to international standards guiding international relief and development work. We are committed to actively engaging communities as equal partners in the design, monitoring and evaluation of our field projects.
Minimum Qualification & Transferable Skills
Bachelor’s Degree in Human Resources, HR Management, or Business or relevant experience.
Minimum of 5 + year’s of prior experience in human resources with emphasis in compensation administration or an analytical role preferred.
Evidence of strong principles and practices of Human Resources.
Experience with MS Office with strong Microsoft Excel skills (VLOOKUP, formulas, pivot tables, etc.).
Comprehensive technical knowledge of compensation programs and plans.
Previous experience with job evaluation, market pricing, analytics and research.
Previous global experience is helpful but not required.
Excellent written and verbal skills.
Strong customer service orientation and the ability to interface with all levels of team members.
Strong project management skills.
Experience with HRIS systems, compensation systems and process.
Analytical thinking and problem-solving ability.
Proven ability to originate, maintain and audit records.
Familiarity with compensation program designs, as well as labor/pay laws and employer compliance requirements, is highly beneficial.
Proven experience and intermediate skills in Microsoft Word, Excel, and Google Suites.
Multilingual is a significant plus; especially French, Spanish, or Arabic proficiency.
The successful team member will be an avid learner, self-directed, innovative and action oriented. Furthermore, they must have the ability to work independently, employ effective time management skills, handle frequent interruptions, and shift priorities, exhibit superior customer service skills and work effectively with a wide variety of individuals including team members based overseas. Additionally, the individual will thrive in a fast-paced environment prone to rapid change and be willing to increase their responsibility level in the assigned areas. The most successful Mercy Corps team members have a positive approach, a strong commitment to teamwork and personal accountability, and the ability to be flexible and ensure that effective communication is a priority in all situations.
Living Conditions / Environmental Conditions
The team member is required to have the capacity to work remotely and must have all required documents to work in the location.
In support of our belief that learning organizations are more effective, efficient and relevant to the communities we serve, we empower all team members to dedicate 5% of their time to learning activities that further their personal and/or professional growth and development
Diversity, Equity & Inclusion
Achieving our mission begins with how we build our team and work together. Through our commitment to enriching our organization with people of different origins, beliefs, backgrounds, and ways of thinking, we are better able to leverage the collective power of our teams and solve the world’s most complex challenges. We strive for a culture of trust and respect, where everyone contributes their perspectives and authentic selves, reaches their potential as individuals and teams, and collaborates to do the best work of their lives.
We recognize that diversity and inclusion is a journey, and we are committed to learning, listening and evolving to become more diverse, equitable and inclusive than we are today.
Equal Employment Opportunity
Mercy Corps is an equal opportunity employer that does not tolerate discrimination on any basis. We actively seek out diverse backgrounds, perspectives, and skills so that we can be collectively stronger and have sustained global impact.
We are committed to providing an environment of respect and psychological safety where equal employment opportunities are available to all. We do not engage in or tolerate discrimination on the basis of race, color, gender identity, gender expression, religion, age, sexual orientation, national or ethnic origin, disability (including HIV/AIDS status), marital status, military veteran status or any other protected group in the locations where we work.
Safeguarding & Ethics
Mercy Corps is committed to ensuring that all individuals we come into contact with through our work, whether team members, community members, program participants or others, are treated with respect and dignity. We are committed to the core principles regarding prevention of sexual exploitation and abuse laid out by the UN Secretary General and IASC and have signed on to the Interagency Misconduct Disclosure Scheme**.** We will not tolerate child abuse, sexual exploitation, abuse, or harassment by or of our team members. As part of our commitment to a safe and inclusive work environment, team members are expected to conduct themselves in a professional manner, respect local laws and customs, and to adhere to Mercy Corps Code of Conduct Policies and values at all times. Team members are required to complete mandatory Code of Conduct elearning courses upon hire and on an annual basis.
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