Global Compensation Manager

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Olympus, a leading medical technology company, has focused on making people’s lives better for over 100 years.

Our Purpose is to make people’s lives healthier, safer, and more fulfilling.

Our Core Values are reflected in all we do: Integrity – Empathy – Agility – Unity – Long-Term View

We deliver on our purpose and our core values by staying True to Life.

Job Description

The Compensation Manager, Global will support the implementation of a competitive global compensation program. This individual will help implement and manage compensation policies and programs, including base pay, incentives, equity, and reward and recognition programs. Working closely with colleagues in the Center of Expertise, support global business and HR leaders, consult on global compensation-related matters, and implement high-impact communications to the organization’s managers and employees.

Job Duties

* Acts as an internal consultant to the Human Resources organization and cross-functional business leaders. The role drives overall development of compensation plans, programs, and policies. The role will support the head of Compensation and Benefits, Global in compensation projects including developing Compensation strategy, the annual merit process, incentive planning, market adjustment initiatives, process improvement initiatives, and HCM planning. Providing additional support in all areas of Global Compensation as necessary.

* In coordination with the head of Compensation and Benefits, Global, identify opportunities to consolidate and centralize compensation polices, processes and programs. Project manage change initiative within the portfolio of compensation practices and take ownership of the delivery of change to the organization.

* Drive the use of market data as a fundamental part of Compensation Philosophy, including educating the Human Resource and business stakeholders. Develop standardized tools, dashboards, and processes to deliver a consistent global compensation service to all parts of the business.

* Evaluate jobs profiles by reviewing descriptions, analyzing best practices, and benchmarking data both internally and externally. Align Olympus job evaluation methodology with the market while ensuring position are internally equitable.

* Support the Olympus Long Term Incentive (LTI) stock program by being the central point of contact for administrative and polices questions. Be the administrative contact for our external LTI administration vendor.

* Be the Subject Matter Expert (SME) on global compensation policies. Provide recommendations to the business and HR on current trends and best practices.

* Participate in special projects such as system implementation, reorganization and acquisitions. Complete special projects as assigned.

Job Requirements


* Bachelor’s degree or equivalent knowledge required. Degree in Finance, Economics, Statistics, Human Resources, Business, or related field preferred.

* Minimum of 5 – 8 years’ experience with analysis and administration of compensation programs, costing and administering organization wide pay methods. Experience with global organization.


* Certified Compensation Profession CCP or similar preferred

* Working knowledge of Mercer IPE, or similar methodology

* Experience performing job analysis, preparing job descriptions, evaluating positions using market pricing and job matching methodology.

* Experience in leveraging system compensation tools such as SuccessFactors, Workday or similar systems, to significantly improve compensation processing.

* High level of confidentiality, discretion, tact, diplomacy, and professionalism.

* Substantial interpersonal skills necessary to partner with employees and management at all levels in problem resolution and ability to interact with external sources for survey data collection.

* Knowledge of pertinent Global differentiation in laws and regulations and local practices where applicable. Basic understanding of Civil Rights Act, Equal Pay Act, Fair Labor Standards Act, and personnel administration theories and practices.

* Experience with conducting studies and survey data submission. Analyzing and creating recommendations for all forms of remunerations with justifiable rationale.

* Experience with analyzing and interpreting policies, practices and procedures.

* Experience managing cross functional projects and using project management tools.

* Experience with conducting research, analyzing information and data and presenting findings in a concise format.

* Work with a globally diverse population, both internally and externally.

* Demonstration of intellectual curiosity.

Why join Olympus?

Here, people matter—our health, our happiness, and our lives.

  • Competitive salaries, annual bonus and 401(k)* with company match
  • Comprehensive Medical, Dental, Visions coverage effective on start date
  • 24/7 Employee Assistance Program
  • Free virtual live and on-demand wellness classes
  • Work-life balance supportive culture with hybrid and remote roles
  • 12 Paid Holidays
  • Educational Assistance
  • Parental Leave and Adoption Assistance
  • Volunteering and charitable donation match programs
  • Diversity & Inclusion Programs including Colleague Affinity Networks
  • On-Site Child Daycare, Café, Fitness Center**

*US Only

**Limited locations

We care about your health and financial well-being and offer the resources you need to feel vital, confident and ready for wherever life takes you. Learn more about our benefit offerings at

About us:

Our Medical business uses innovative capabilities in medical technology, therapeutic intervention, and precision manufacturing to help healthcare professionals deliver diagnostic, therapeutic, and minimally invasive procedures to improve clinical outcomes, reduce costs, and enhance the quality of life for patients and their safety.

Headquartered in Tokyo, Japan, Olympus employs more than 31,000 employees worldwide in nearly 40 countries and regions. Olympus Corporation of the Americas, a wholly owned subsidiary of Olympus Corporation, is headquartered in Center Valley, Pennsylvania, USA, and employs more than 5,200 employees throughout locations in North and South America.  For more information, visit

Olympus is dedicated to building a diverse, inclusive and authentic workplace

We recognize diversity in people, views and lifestyle choices and emphasize the importance of inclusion and mutual respect. We strive to continue to foster empathy and unity in the workplace so that our employees can fully contribute and thrive.

Let’s realize your potential, together.

It is the policy of Olympus to extend equal employment and advancement opportunity to all applicants and employees without regard to race, color, national origin (including language use restrictions), citizenship status, religious creed (including dress and grooming practices), age, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding, medical conditions related to pregnancy, childbirth and/or breastfeeding), gender, gender identity and expression, sexual orientation, marital status, disability (physical or mental) and/or a medical condition, genetic information, ancestry, veteran status or service in the uniformed services, and any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state or local law.

Posting Notes: || United States (US) || Pennsylvania (US-PA) || Center Valley ||

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