Manager, Executive Compensation

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When it began in 1924, Saia LTL Freight covered a two-state area: Louisiana and Texas. Today, Saia is one of the most successful carriers in the U.S., providing nationwide less-than-truckload (LTL), non-asset truckload, and third-party logistics services. Headquartered in Johns Creek, Georgia, Saia is a fast growing company offering industry leading benefits and opportunities to inspire every member of our team. With over 12,000 employees dedicated to their jobs and our customers, you may discover your own career path at Saia.

Position Summary

Manages the analysis and administration of executive compensation programs, annual and long-term incentive programs, employee stock purchase program, and deferred compensation plans. Provides consultation on executive compensation matters to senior executives and applicable stakeholders.

Major Tasks and Responsibilities

  • Manages the equity administration process, including calculating, loading, and releasing awards; generating grant acceptance agreements; communicating to equity participants; and sending information to cross-functional teams.
  • Provides technical expertise on executive compensation design, policies, procedures, regulations, and compliance.
  • Prepares and provides data and analysis for use in proxy disclosure and compensation committee meetings.
  • Develops, implements, and analyzes compensation for executives and non-employee directors, including short- and long-term incentive plans and proxy disclosures.
  • Develops and communicates education materials for executive compensation programs.
  • Monitors developments in executive compensation regulation, disclosure, proxy advisor policies, and shareholder voting.
  • Tracks key performance dashboards using internal and external benchmark data to measure performance and progress, support decision making, and drive change.
  • Partners with internal and external partners on project deliverables and ensures compliance with regulations related to executive compensation plans.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in finance, human resources, accounting, economics, or a related area.
  • 7+ years of executive compensation experience with 4+ years of equity management experience.
  • CEP certification.
  • Experience using equity management software.

At Saia, your success is our success! That’s why we work hard to provide you with what you need to build an awesome career. We are committed to rewarding superior employee performance so that when you work hard, your achievements won’t go unnoticed.

Our Mission
At Saia Inc., success comes down to taking care of the people who matter most – our customers, our employees and our shareholders. The rest will take care of itself.

To safely drive our customers’ success with custom solutions built on the three pillars of our service-focused values: people, purpose and performance.

Saia is an Equal Opportunity Employer and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.

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