KBR Sr. Manager, Global Compensation in Houston, Texas

Title: Sr. Manager, Global Compensation

Location: US-US-TX-Houston

Job Number: 1058372


When you become part of the KBR team, your opportunities are endless. As a leading global engineering, construction, and services company, we support the hydrocarbon and government services markets on six continents. Serving our customers through diverse business units, we offer challenging assignments on some of the world's largest and most complex projects where our customers have come to value us, because they know We Deliver.

With operations in 40 countries, KBR has more than 25,800 people delivering services to customers in over 80 countries. Together they represent an unmatched reservoir of talent and experience in a wide range of markets.

Join us and you'll be part of a dynamic, elite team of professionals who understand what it takes to get a job done and has the experience, knowledge and determination to succeed.

Position Title:

Sr. Manager, Global Compensation

KBR is seeking an HR Sr. Manager, Global Compensation to ensure broad-based and executive compensation programs, practices, and policies comply with local, state and federal laws. Builds, improves and maintains compensation infrastructure; job codes, job families and job family descriptions. Develops and implements organization wide compensation communications and education. Designs, develops, implement and administers global compensation policies, processes, structure, guidelines and programs including short-term and long-term incentives for all levels of employees.

Acts as a consultant with human resources business partners and clients on day-to-day compensation decision-making, project implementation and compensation program development. Recommends corrective or alternative actions to resolve compensation-related issues. Develops and/or participates in global compensation surveys and market analysis to identify trends in total rewards and strategically determines the company's competitive position in a highly competitive market to enable recruiting, employee engagement and retention strategies. Functional job responsibilities will include but are not limited to:

Formulates recommendations regarding development of company salary structure, job revisions and organizational structures.

Prepares special studies and recommendations on subjects such as variable pay, performance management, employee development, etc.

Uses a logical and systematic approach to accurately analyze data, problems, and situations; specifically with regards to employee compensation programs including the organization of job classifications, global pay structures, etc.

Implement, analyze, and administer the executive compensation incentive and equity plans

Analyze, prepare, and review incentive plan calculations and presentations

Manage daily activities of stock administration (Long Term Incentive Plan and Employee Stock Purchase Plan)

Perform analysis and detailed review of work product from Compensation Analysts

Ensure that the incentive and equity administration is in compliance with established guidelines, processes, and procedures

Work with external vendors to ensure incentive and equity administration is supported accurately

Responsible for the preparation and review of the Compensation Committee materials

Responsible for the preparation and review of the Compensation Discussion & Analysis

Provide accurate, complete, and timely submission of required reports, forecasts, and various analyses

Participate in executive compensation surveys

Implement process improvements



Undergraduate degree and 10

years of progressive experience in Compensation in a highly competitive market, preferably including work with the Proxy and executive/equity compensation

A minimum of three (3) years of previous experience in the design and implementation of compensation programs. Familiar with a variety of the field's concepts, practices, and procedures

Working knowledge of HRIS systems, report generation, etc.

Excellent skills in both mathematical and comparative analysis

Advanced skills in Excel (formulas, charting, etc.)

Excellent communication skills with the ability to generate and deliver presentations to leadership team

Experience supervising employees

Detail oriented and strong analytical skills

Experience managing processes and ensuring compliance with policy, legal, and administrative requirements

Able to multi-task and work in an environment with multiple deadlines

Must exercise considerable planning, judgment and ability to work both independently and as part of a team, with initiative and accuracy

Thoroughness and very high attention to detail is key to the role

Experience working with international compensation teams

Self-starter as well as an effective team player

Ability to interact with all levels of the organization in a professional, diplomatic and tactful manner

Good leadership, inter-personal and motivational skills



KBR offers a selection of competitive lifestyle benefits which could include a 401K plan with company match, medical, dental, vision, life insurance, AD&D, flexible spending account, disability, paid time off, or flexible work schedule. We support career advancement through professional training and development.

KBR is an equal opportunity employer.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, national origin, veteran status, genetic information, union status and/or beliefs, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local law.

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