Director of Compensation, EMEA

(Dublin, Ireland - London, United Kingdom)

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Facebook is seeking a seasoned professional to lead the growth of its Compensation team in the design, delivery and measurement of analytical driven compensation programmes across Europe, Middle East & Africa (EMEA). Reporting to the Director, International Compensation & Benefits, this role offers the opportunity to contribute to the cultivation of a vibrant Facebook culture as it continues to scale internationally. As a key member of the EMEA People team based in Dublin, this person will manage a team of compensation managers & analysts to design, build & execute high impact compensation programmes. This role can be based in Dublin or London.


  • Lead the evolution of Compensation programs, focused on attracting & retaining key talent across an increasingly diverse workforce & business
  • Consulting with business leaders on compensation decisions and strategy
  • Influence global compensation philosophy & programmes by articulating EMEA specific needs and market practices
  • Partner with HQ Comp peers to ensure consistent rollout & adoption of global Comp programmes across EMEA
  • Design and implement effective communication and education strategies for compensation programmes across EMEA
  • Develop key metrics to analyse programme trends & effectiveness, drive strategic design decisions based on data
  • Things can always be done better
  • this role will strive for efficiency & impact, including process design in partnership with key [email protected] stakeholders in HR & Staffing
  • Build a strategic partnership with market/ region specific stakeholders to deepen understanding of market trends and factors impacting talent attraction & retention
  • Identify, assemble and lead cross-functional teams to solve problems in innovative ways
  • Get involved in new office openings & mergers & acquisition to ensure that new employees feel engaged and excited about their future at Facebook

Minimum Qualifications

  • 15 years' experience in the Compensation field, ideally in fast growth performance driven cultures
  • Deep experience in the compensation field on a pan European basis
  • An experienced people manager with the ability to empower senior comp professionals and create opportunities for them to have oversized impact
  • Be a highly collaborative team player & great partner, focus on the doing the right thing to take care of our people & support the growth of the business
  • Good mix of hands-on, operational and design/strategy experience
  • A solid knowledge of International compensation programs from market positioning to administrative details
  • Excellent communication and facilitation skills with demonstrated ability to build relationships & credibility with business leaders & present well formulated points of view
  • Demonstrated ability to exercise sound judgment, backing up proposals with good data
  • Highly change orientated & great at prioritising
  • Demonstrated project management experience, and the ability to work to tight deadlines with multiple priorities, and across multiple countries
  • The ideal candidate will bring high energy & a focus on impact
  • BA/BS degree desired

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