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Director – Global Compensation Programs and Operations

Updated on 6/27/2024

Take Two

Take Two

501-1,000 employees

Develops and publishes interactive entertainment products

Consumer Software

Compensation Overview

$170.2k - $251.9kAnnually

+ Bonuses + Equity Awards

Senior, Expert

Novato, CA, USA

Supply Chain Management
Quality Control & Compliance
Operations & Logistics
Required Skills
  • Bachelor’s degree in human resources or related field of study or equivalent experience.
  • CCP and/or GRP or equivalent preferred.
  • 5+ years compensation leadership experience in publicly traded global company.
  • A minimum of 10+ years of dynamic compensation experience partnering with senior leadership/executives and a track record for driving the talent agenda.
  • Proven experience in job evaluation, job architecture, market pricing, benchmarking, salary structure design and development, pay for performance, short and long term incentive compensation, and equity plan development and administration.
  • Experience with employee global mobility as it relates to compensation issues and matters.
  • Strong analytical and quantitative skills, with the ability to analyze and interpret global compensation data, draw insights and conclusions, and make recommendations to senior leaders.
  • A self-starting creative problem solver with analytical skills and ability to recommend solutions to complex global compensation issues.
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to effectively present complex global compensation information and influence team members at all levels of the organization.
  • Knowledge of global compensation laws, regulations, and market trends.
  • Ability to work independently and in a team environment.
  • Diligent and organized, with strong project management skills and the ability to manage multiple global priorities and deadlines.
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality and handle sensitive global compensation information with discretion.
  • Advanced proficiency in Microsoft Excel and other Office products and HR applications (Workday experience preferred)
  • Familiarity with all federal, state, and local regulations and compliance requirements related to employee compensation.
  • Provide strategic and operational leadership in the design, development, implementation, administration, and communication of compensation programs including base pay, variable pay, merit, compensation planning, market analysis, and retention with a focus on continuous improvement.
  • Manage a team of compensation professionals to ensure operational and project objectives are achieved.
  • Support global HR and business teams in the design, management and administration of various pay plans and programs.
  • Review current compensation processes and procedures to find opportunities for process improvements and recommend solutions for implementation to drive efficiency as well as enhance employees’ total rewards experience.
  • Identify automation enhancements to systems, programs and tools to ensure data integrity and to further develop scalability.
  • Support the development and management of short- and long-term incentive plans, including equity plans.
  • Partner with business and HR leaders in the implementation and administration of compensation programs and initiatives.
  • Provide HR business partners and business leaders with market-based and thoughtful guidance related to compensation decisions, actions and plans.
  • Develop and conduct training and education on compensation programs for the broader Total Rewards and HR teams.
  • Leverage Workday to establish a self-service compensation design model for the firm via the creation of tools & resources to empower managers, HR business partners, and talent acquisition to formulate compensation decisions aligned with the compensation strategy and policies.
  • Devise creative solutions and approaches to compensation that enable us to meet the demands of a competitive marketplace while ensuring fair pay.
  • Act as a strategic business advisor to senior business leaders and a partner to HR leaders, ensuring that our programs align with our business goals and support talent acquisition, retention, career development, mobility and our diversity initiatives.
  • Evaluate market data and participate in salary surveys to ensure the company’s competitive market position.
  • Support the annual administration of the compensation program by providing management & HR Partners with advice on setting pay, policy and guideline interpretation, as well as job evaluation.
  • Collaborate with HR Technology team on technology strategy, improvements, and enhancements to data integrity and Total Reward systems and tools.
  • Support audit processes and legal reporting to make certain compensation programs are administered in compliance with company policies and government regulations.
  • Support other initiatives as needed.

Take-Two Interactive Software, Inc. is a good place to work for those interested in being at the forefront of interactive entertainment. This leading developer and publisher delivers high-quality video gaming experiences across various platforms, including PC, consoles, and mobile devices. Employees at Take-Two Interactive have the opportunity to engage in innovative projects and contribute to well-known titles in a collaborative and dynamic work environment.

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