VP, Global Compensation

  • Full Time
  • Remote

Website Yahoo

Yahoo is a global media and tech company that reaches hundreds of millions of people around the world, bringing them closer to what they love—from finance and sports, to shopping, gaming and news—with the trusted products, content and tech that fuel their day. For partners, we provide a full-stack platform for businesses to amplify growth and drive more meaningful connections across advertising, search and media.

Reporting to the SVP, Total Rewards, this role has accountability for leading the design, development and execution of Yahoo’s global compensation programs, processes and initiatives.  This includes overall compensation philosophy and strategy,  salary and annual incentive planning, compensation analysis and job architecture, sales compensation, executive compensation and long-term incentives as well as other ad hoc recognition programs.

The position requires someone with a hands-on approach to ensure programs are well-designed and aligned with the business strategy and company culture and a track record of building the trusted cross-functional partnerships required to succeed in serving the business. The VP, Global Compensation will contribute meaningfully to program and policy design for the full scope of Total Rewards.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Design Yahoo’s overarching Compensation Strategy, connecting fully to our Talent Management Strategy
  • Drive innovative and market-responsive compensation approaches that are both scalable and impactful
  • Partner closely with senior business leaders and HR partners to effectively align rewards decisions and strategies that meet those needs
  • Provide comprehensive and value-added consulting support and thought leadership in all areas of reward and recognition to meet the demands of a competitive marketplace while ensuring fair and equitable pay
  • Lead requirement setting for global compensation benchmarking and related analytics to proactively evaluate the competitiveness of our compensation program; making recommendations for adjustments as necessary
  • Own reporting requirements for Compensation-related insights using data from a variety of sources and designing dashboards to serve clients
  • In partnership with HR colleagues, reimagine our job architecture to align with Yahoo’s talent strategy
  • Lead the design and own the execution of company-wide annual compensation processes
  • Develop employee compensation communications strategies and collaborates with internal teams for implementation
  • Develop key cross-functional partnerships across the organization, including working with global finance on headcount planning, budgeting and forecasting; and with legal to ensure compliance of our programs
  • Manage and deepen partnerships with key vendors and external partners that will enrich our thinking and programs with industry insights and ensure that our programs remain competitive
  • Lead the compensation team, including SMEs in executive and sales compensation, ensuring ongoing development; provides constructive and timely performance feedback

About you:

  • You have a demonstrated track record of progressive leadership in global compensation strategy, preferably within the high tech/internet/media industry both pre-IPO and post-IPO settings and ideally with PE ownership experience
  • Demonstrated ability to craft and implement forward-thinking compensation approaches to support business objectives and employee needs.
  • Ability to focus on critical objectives that add the most value and deliver results
  • Growth mindset and “can do” attitude; operate with an employee-centric approach
  • Have operated successfully within a matrixed global organization (HR shared services model)
  • Must be able to work and partner exceptionally well from a virtual perspective
  • Executive presence and polished communication skills
  • Experience of presenting to executive committees and boards
  • Has a track record of building strong teams while being a player coach

Yahoo is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to, and will not be discriminated against based on age, race, gender, color, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, veteran status, disability or any other protected category. Yahoo is dedicated to providing an accessible environment for all candidates during the application process and for employees during their employment. If you need accessibility assistance and/or a reasonable accommodation due to a disability, please submit a request via the Accommodation Request Form (www.yahooinc.com/careers/contact-us.html) or call 408-336-1409. Requests and calls received for non-disability related issues, such as following up on an application, will not receive a response.

At Yahoo, we know that diversity makes us stronger. We are committed to a collaborative, inclusive environment that encourages authenticity and fosters a sense of belonging. We strive for everyone to feel valued, connected, and empowered to reach their potential and contribute their best. Check out our diversity and inclusion (www.yahooinc.com/diversity/) page to learn more.

The compensation for this position ranges from $218,750.00 – $406,250.00/yr and will vary depending on factors such as your location, skills and experience. The compensation package may also include incentive compensation opportunities in the form of discretionary annual bonus or commissions, in addition to equity incentives. Yahoo provides industry-leading benefits including healthcare, 401K savings plan, company holidays, vacation, sick time, parental leave and an employee assistance program. Eligibility requirements apply.

Yahoo has a high degree of flexibility around employee location and hybrid working. In fact, our flexible-hybrid approach to work is one of the things our employees rave about. Most roles don’t require specific regular patterns of in-person office attendance. If you join Yahoo, you may be asked to attend (or travel to attend) on-site work sessions, team-building, or other in-person events. When these occur, you’ll be given notice to make arrangements.

If you’re curious about how this factors into this role, please discuss with the recruiter.

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