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Senior Compensation Analyst/Manager

We are looking for a Senior Compensation Analyst/Manager to take a leading role in implementing compensation projects at syncreon. If you are interested in learning more about this hyrbid position in Auburn Hills, MI, apply today! 


About the Role

How you will contribute

  • Assist the Americas Regional Total Rewards team in carrying out organization’s objectives to ensure compensation programs are administered effectively in accordance with the organization’s reward strategy; be a critical part of the Total Rewards team supporting 15,000 employees in our world class end-to-end Logistics business (ports and terminals, contract logistics/warehousing, freight forwarding, etc.)
  • Lead key projects in the Americas region, such as Annual Merit and annual Short-Term Incentive processes, regional salary benchmarking projects, and other TR activities.
  • Work with the HR leadership team and executive team to support and influence the company’s reward strategy
  • Work with Corporate HR team and HRBPs to solve day-to-day HR issues related to compensation and benefits
  • Assist with management and employee communications regarding compensation
  • Conduct market analysis; participate in market surveys; analyze data from survey sources to determine competitiveness both internally and externally; research industry trends
  • Maintain and adjust salary structures to ensure competitiveness in accordance with company strategy
  • Conduct job evaluation and pricing utilizing salary surveys or slotting; classify job descriptions for all current and open positions, working in conjunction with hiring managers to define duties and responsibilities while ensuring regulatory compliance
  • Maintain database of all job descriptions; create job descriptions as needed; ensure accuracy of employee compensation information within databases
  • Support global merit process in the Americas region, working in conjunction with Head Office, HRBPs and executive team to carry out annual merit planning and award cycle
  • Support administration of the company’s short-term bonus programs and sales incentive programs in the Americas region; audit incentive calculations for accuracy, completeness and compliance according to program documents
  • Support administration/communication of long-term incentives in the Americas region
  • Conduct local market analysis to support RFQ’s/new business sales efforts
  • Create models and financial projections illustrating the impact of compensation programs and alternatives
  • Conduct compensation compliance reviews; support audits and regulatory filings as needed
  • Keep abreast of regulatory changes, such as adjustments to minimum or living wage, that may affect hiring, earnings and benefits, and customer contracts
  • Evaluate payment change requests from department heads and provide final approval or revert within standard time frames
  • Support benefits and/or other Total Rewards projects as time allows 


Your Key Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree plus additional courses or seminars related to compensation practice and administration. Experience in compensation role may be considered in lieu of a degree
  • CCP certification preferred
  • 10+ years’ compensation experience, including global experience
  • 5+ years’ experience in the following areas; base pay administration, incentive compensation (annual bonus and other short-term programs), sales compensation, HRIS
  • 2+ years’ experience with Total Rewards in LATAM (e.g. Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, Peru, Suriname)
  • Demonstrated experience leading cross-border, multi-business unit TR projects
  • Strong working knowledge of FLSA compliance guidelines
  • Strong data and technology aptitude; experience with HR information and payroll systems; experience with SAP/Success Factors and systems implementations a plus
  • Strong interpersonal skills and ability to support all levels of the organization; ability to interact with individuals internal and external to the organization in an effective, courteous, and productive manner; ability to act as consultant to field HR business partners and line managers
  • Experience working with senior executives, delivering presentations, implementing programs, and influencing outcomes
  • Strong oral and written communication skills; excellent grammar skills in order to communicate with our internal customers throughout the Americas region
  • Strong attention to detail and the ability to produce error-free correspondence and work product
  • Excellent organizational skills, to include the ability to prioritize multiple time-sensitive projects and meet established or anticipated deadlines. Demonstrated ability to work on multiple tasks and projects at once
  • Collaborative and team-oriented attitude; ability to work with Payroll, Finance, HR Partners and Lines of Business across North, Central and South America
  • Excellent research and problem-solving skills
  • Strong Excel skills; ability to manage and analyze large data sets using Excel tools (e.g. pivot tables, macros, lookup function, mail merge)
  • Ability to handle sensitive and confidential information in a professional manner
  • Ability to follow instructions and work independently in the completion of assigned duties and responsibilities


DP World offers exciting and challenging roles within a growing international organization. We strive to hire and develop the right people, locally and globally; stimulating personal growth and self-development within an informal atmosphere. We offer a market competitive compensation package.

About DP World
We are the leading provider of worldwide smart end-to-end supply chain logistics, enabling the flow of trade across the globe. Our comprehensive range of products and services covers every link of the integrated supply chain – from maritime and inland terminals to marine services and industrial parks as well as technology-driven customer solutions. Both syncreon and Imperial are part of our family. 
We deliver these services through an interconnected global network of 295 business units in 78 countries across six continents, with a significant presence both in high-growth and mature markets. Wherever we operate, we integrate sustainability and responsible corporate citizenship into our activities, striving for a positive contribution to the economies and communities where we live and work. 

Our dedicated, diverse and professional team of more than 97,657 from 158 nationalities are committed to delivering unrivalled value to our customers and partners. We do this by focusing on mutually beneficial relationships – with governments, shippers, traders, and other stakeholders along the global supply chain – relationships built on a foundation of mutual trust and enduring partnership. 

We think ahead, anticipate change and deploy industry-leading digital technology to further broaden our vision to disrupt world trade and create the smartest, most efficient and innovative solutions, while ensuring a positive and sustainable impact on economies, societies and our planet.

DP World is committed to the principles of Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO). We strongly believe that employing a diverse workforce is central to our success and we make recruiting decisions based on your experience and skills. We welcome applications from all members of society irrespective of age, gender, disability, race, religion or belief.
By submitting your resume and application information, you authorize DP World to transmit and store your information in the world-wide recruitment database, and to circulate that information as necessary for the purpose of evaluating your qualifications for this or other job vacancies.

Nearest Major Market: Detroit

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