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Compensation Partner

Date: Mar 30, 2021

Location: Parsippany, NJ, US

Company: Evonik Industries AG

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Compensation Partner


Location: United States : Parsippany, NJ

Function: Human Resources

Career Level: Senior professionals (> 5 years)

Legal Entity: Evonik Corporation

Business Line: HR Business Management


What we offer

You will work on exciting and challenging topics together with a team in an ultra-modern, innovative and creative environment. Intensive on-the-job training with expert colleagues guarantees you will quickly become familiar with your duties and perform them independently. Performance related pay and the opportunity for personal and professional development are of course part of the package. Since 2009 Evonik Industries AG has been certified as a family-friendly company by the German Hertie Foundation.


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Evonik Corporation is looking for a seasoned Compensation Partner to administer and manage compensation programs that support the strategic goals of the organization. 



  • Managing the annual salary planning, short-term and long-term incentive programs, 

  • Lead projects affecting broad-based compensation programs in the US

  • Lead Global project including but not limited to Mergers and Acquisitions 

  • Conducting competitive compensation assessments for base and variable pay by participating in salary surveys and analyzing the results. 

  • Conducting job evaluations on new and revised positions utilizing market data and job evaluation techniques in order to ensure internal equity, external competitiveness and FLSA compliance. 

  • Serving as advisor to HR Business Partners and Business Leaders regarding compensation related issues. 

  • Analyzing the effectiveness of compensation programs and recommending improvements. 

  • Acting as project lead or key contributor on various compensation projects, including career ladders.  

  • Incumbent will promote and maintain the principles and responsibilities related to Responsible Care within his/her assigned areas of responsibility and as defined in the RC 14001 management system. 

  • Provide guidance and advice on all wage & hour and other regularly requirements affecting compensation

  • Manage the annual compensation planning process

  • Present salary grade and total pay recommendations based on market research and internal analysis

  • Prepare compensation reports, communications and analysis documentation for all compensation special projects and assignments



  • Bachelor’s degree in Human Resources, Finance, Business or related field required
  • Expert knowledge of current Wage and Hour, FLSA, Equal Pay and other regulatory requirements governing compensation
  • 5-8 years broad-based compensation experience, 7-8 years of experience preferred. Sales incentive and variable pay program design preferred
  • Experience with job grading systems, Hay Korn Ferry preferred
  • Certified Compensation Professional (CCP) designation preferred, but not required
  • Extensive experience leading compensation projects working with Human Resource Business Partners and key business stakeholders
  • Advanced Excel, Word, PowerPoint and HRIT systems (ADP & Success Factors, Workday experience preferable)
  • Strong interpersonal, analytical, project management, verbal and written communication skills
  • Detail oriented with ability to work independently in a fast-paced environment while effectively managing multiple priorities
  • Ability to maintain an extremely high level of confidentiality
  • Domestic/International travel 10% - 15%

Your Application

To ensure the fastest process of your application and to protect the environment, please apply online via our careers portal at https://careers.evonik.com.


Evonik Corporation is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other legally protected status.

Please note that Evonik will not accept any unsolicited application documents sent by staffing firms. Evonik works in conjunction with preferred service providers and will not pay any fee to staffing firms in the absence of an appropriate framework agreement. Should Evonik receive a candidate profile from a staffing firm with which it has no framework agreement, and should this candidate subsequently be considered in the recruitment process or offered employment, no claims from the staffing firm will be entertained in this regard.

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