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Manager, Executive Compensation

  • The Manager of Executive Compensation is responsible for managing the planning, philosophy, design, regulatory compliance, communication, policy development, evaluation and administration of executive compensation programs at CDW. This includes short-term incentive design as well as long-term equity plan programs.

Key Areas of Responsibility

  • Assist Director Executive Compensation with developing, implementing and managing executive compensation strategy, programs and solutions that align with organizational goals/objectives.

  • Prepare materials for the Compensation Committee of the Board of Directors (developing meeting agendas, analyses and materials).

  • Lead the preparation of the CD&A and Executive Compensation Tables for CDW's annual Proxy statement.

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Proactively provide recommendations to improve the executive compensation program.

  • Consult with Talent Acquisition and leaders on executive level offers.

  • Propose changes in methods or procedures to streamline and automate for enhanced accuracy and efficiencies within the executive compensation function.

  • Provide consultative technical expertise and guidance regarding compensation matters to executives, people leaders and the HR team, ensuring internal equity, external competitiveness, and regulatory compliance

  • Partner, facilitate and influence coordination among various stakeholders (i.e. HR Business Partner team, Talent Acquisition, Finance, etc.) for executive compensation processes, pay structure design, and variable compensation.

  • Oversee salary survey submissions, annual merit and short-term and long-term incentive plans.

  • Adapt readily to changing priorities; offering solutions to challenges or problems as they occur.

  • Establish rapport, credibility, trust, and respect throughout the organization at all levels, and be viewed as a team player with exceptional communication and analytical skills.

  • Education and/or Experience Qualifications

  • Bachelors Degree and 5 years experience in compensation or financial analysis OR

  • 9 years experience in compensation or financial analysis

  • 1 year in a managerial role

  • Required Qualifications

    • Excellent analytical, problem solving and financial modeling skills, with high level of accuracy and attention to detail; position requires advanced mathematical skills, financial knowledge, excel skills and spreadsheet analysis.

    • History of partnering with the senior executives and outside resources (e.g., executive compensation consultants).

    • Experience working in a mid to large sized company working with multiple business units and geographies.

    • Demonstrated ability to achieve results; previous experience should include successfully introducing and implementing processes, best practices and operational change initiatives.

    • Excellent verbal and written communication skills with the ability to effectively interact with all stakeholders including Executive Leadership.

    • Strong conflict resolution, influencing abilities and customer service orientation.

    • Demonstrated ability to build productive working relationships cross-functionally and with external stakeholders.

    • History of balancing competing priorities with the ability to adapt to the changing needs of the business while meeting deadlines.

    Preferred Qualifications

    • A combination of corporate compensation and/or strategic consulting experience.

    • Experience with global compensation.

    • Experience managing executive compensation plans in Workday.

    Job ID: CDW-24001522-OTHLOC-320500025537
    Employment Type: Full Time

    Perks and Benefits

    • Health and Wellness

      • Health Insurance
      • Dental Insurance
      • Vision Insurance
      • Life Insurance
      • Short-Term Disability
      • Long-Term Disability
      • FSA With Employer Contribution
      • HSA With Employer Contribution
      • Fitness Subsidies
      • On-Site Gym
      • Mental Health Benefits
    • Parental Benefits

      • Adoption Assistance Program
    • Work Flexibility

      • Remote Work Opportunities
      • Hybrid Work Opportunities
    • Office Life and Perks

      • Commuter Benefits Program
      • Happy Hours
      • Snacks
      • On-Site Cafeteria
    • Vacation and Time Off

      • Paid Vacation
      • Paid Holidays
      • Personal/Sick Days
      • Leave of Absence
      • Volunteer Time Off
    • Financial and Retirement

      • 401(K)
      • 401(K) With Company Matching
      • Stock Purchase Program
      • Performance Bonus
    • Professional Development

      • Tuition Reimbursement
      • Learning and Development Stipend
      • Promote From Within
      • Access to Online Courses
      • Lunch and Learns
      • Internship Program
      • Leadership Training Program
    • Diversity and Inclusion

      • Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Program
      • Employee Resource Groups (ERG)
      • Woman founded/led

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