Lead, Compensation & Benefits

  • WeWork
  • Minato-ku, Tokyo, Japan
  • Sep 13, 2019

Job Description

Job Description Lead, Compensation & Benefits

Goals and Objectives

  • Provide analytical support to the administration and execution of WWJGK’s Total Rewards programs
  • Assist with the design of compensation and benefit programs that attract, retain, engage, and motivate employees
  • Be a guardian of company values and principles

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Responsible for reviewing and updating existing pay programs, developing new pay programs and on-going administration of the company’s variable pay programs
  • Manage relationships with HQ in US and outside vendors to support the execution of total rewards programs
  • Support the Senior Manager, Compensation & Benefits to create and execute communication and education plan to inform employees of all new TR (incentive and equity) programs
  • Responsible for administration of compensation and benefits including merit increase, incentive programs, benchmarking and setting salary range for new roles
  • Analyze internal issues regarding compensation & benefits and work with Senior Manager, Compensation & Benefits to develop plans
  • Prepare for annual renewal and assist in the benefit plan renewal process, including evaluation of vendors, processes and policies, making recommendations on improvements
  • Assist with labor costs, salary analysis and benefits structure by using metrics and models to understand current salary trends and predict future trends
  • Design and prepare ad hoc headcount, compensation and benefit related reports for management
  • Participate in a variety of projects including program design, analysis, budgeting, implementation of new programs
  • Work with appropriate internal team to ensure that the HRIS is updated to reflect changes to salary structures, bonus programs, benefit programs
  • Execute on ad projects as assigned

Experience and Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in Human Resources, Business Administration, Finance or related field desired but not required
  • Several years’ experience in HR required, especially compensation or benefits experience preferred
  • Experience in stock-based compensation preferred
  • Project management experience preferred
  • Working knowledge of basic regulatory frameworks, including general regulatory and internal control requirements preferred
  • Must have knowledge of commonly used concepts, practices and procedures within related field and Human Resource discipline

Competency/Skill Requirements

  • Excellent customer service and interpersonal skills. This position involves interaction with teammates at all levels of the organization
  • Approachable, responsive, results oriented, proactive, and trustworthy
  • Critical thinking, planning, analytical skills and thought leadership
  • Must be detail oriented and self-motivated with the ability to research and solve problems
  • Proven ability to handle sensitive and confidential situations and documentation
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills; good presentation skills
  • Experience with Executive Compensation programs beneficial
  • Advanced proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint as well as HRIS systems (Workday preferred), including spreadsheet and database applications
  • Fluent in Japanese and good conversational English preferred