Manager of Compensation
Minneapolis, MN 
Posted 9 days ago
Job Description

Company Overview:

Mortenson's success is not a matter of luck; it's a result of our ingenuity, expertise, and exceptional people coupled with our unparalleled focus on customer service.

Our foundation and culture are based upon our values of trust, safety, teamwork, responsibility, service, and stewardship. We are inspired by a compelling purpose to build structures and facilities for the advancement of modern society and a mission to create an exceptional customer experience. Mortenson has built a reputation for being a leader in our industry and in the communities in which we live and work.

It all starts with our extraordinary people and collaborative teams. Mortenson has been voted a "best place to work" over 40 times since 2002...

...What are you waiting for?

The Big Picture:

Mortenson is looking for a Manager of Compensation to join the Human Resources team. The Manager of Compensation will lead a team of compensation professionals to design, deliver and communicate compensation programs, including base pay and variable pay, to ensure programs are equitable, efficient, and aligned with the company's strategic objectives. Provide market-based competitive intelligence and insights for attracting, retaining, and motivating team members. Effectively collaborate and partner with HR leaders, business leaders at all levels of the organization and external vendors to provide pay solutions to achieve overarching organization goals.

What will you be doing?

  • Build, communicate and maintain competitive and equitable compensation programs that facilitate engagement and retention and are aligned with the company's long-term strategies
  • Manage effective guidance and consultation to HR Business Partners and Business Leaders on job architecture, pay recommendations and incentive programs
  • Ensure compensation programs are developed and administered in accordance with all relevant regulations
  • Effectively work and build relationships with those of diverse backgrounds and organizational levels
  • Lead team members by example, offer effective coaching and feedback, and effectively manage performance
  • All other duties as assigned

How will you succeed?

  • Solid understanding of compensation program design, application and theory
  • Advanced knowledge of market analysis methodology
  • Demonstrated ability to convert raw data into concise insights and conclusions
  • Strong interpersonal skills and business acumen, with a demonstrated ability to lead and influence decision-making using supportive data, as appropriate
  • Successfully proven project management, change management and prioritization skills
  • Strategic thinker
  • Ability to partner and collaborate with others to deliver sustainable results
  • Ability to creatively solve practical problems
  • Strong service orientation
  • Demonstrated attention to detail
  • Comprehensive knowledge of compensation regulatory compliance and HR data security standards
  • Active listening skills and effective communication including an openness to diverse input and feedback
  • Knowledge of Equal Employment Opportunity, inclusive behaviors, and Affirmative Action plans and their intended use

Education and Experience:

  • Bachelors' Degree in Business Administration, Management, Finance, Human Resources, or related field required. Masters' Degree preferred
  • Minimum years 7 years of compensation, financial analysis, or HR analytics experience
  • 2+ years in a leadership role preferred
  • Experience designing and implementing compensation programs
  • Expert-level usage of Microsoft Excel and PowerPoint is required
  • Experience building and delivering compensation-related training to leaders is preferred
  • CCP, GRP and/or other recognized professional certification(s) preferred
  • Experience working in privately held companies desired

Mortenson is an EOE/Affirmative Action/M/F/Veteran/Disabled employer.

**No Agency e-mails, calls or solicitations accepted**


Job Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Required Education
Bachelor's Degree
Required Experience
2 to 7 years
Email this Job to Yourself or a Friend
Indicates required fields