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Compensation & Benefits Manager


Princeton, New Jersey 08540
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Where others see barriers, we see opportunities.


Do you enjoy supporting customers realizing breakthrough value? Do you stay attuned to your customers’ needs and visions? Do you like to work openly and supportively together with your colleagues and customers? Our work involves many different minds and skills, it can’t be done alone.


SES is the world-leading satellite operator providing end-to-end communication solutions. SES leads across new technologies in video, enterprise, mobility and government.


We are a team of people coming from all across the globe who work together to make a real difference in the world. We help to bridge the digital divide by connecting millions of people on the African continent. We make it possible for people to stay connected while flying 10km up on a commercial airplane. We provide extensive satellite coverage of all of the world’s seas and ocean regions via our dedicated mobility beams.We distribute 7,400 channels to more than 1 billion people in 317 million homes and we work together with our partners to develop new standards that transform how people consume and enjoy entertainment.


It's a great time being SES.

Compensation& Benefits Manager

Role description summary

The Compensation & Benefits Manager plays a key role as compensation analyst and will be responsible for assisting with all organizational compensation activities, including but not limited to, global benchmarking, global salary structure creation, job evaluations, and equity administration.





Primary responsibilities / Key result areas

  • Assist in administering broad based employee compensation programs including global benchmarking, global salary structure creation, job evaluation and support annual salary review process

  • Assist in the analysis of jobs and market data to determine pay grade and classification

  • Provide salary recommendations to the Human Capital Manager with the input of the Manager, Compensation & Benefits in the most complicated cases

  • Participate in third party salary surveys

  • Works as a Human Capital Business Partner providing a high level of service to resolve problems, discuss pending changes, salary recommendations based on internal and external data.

  • Assist in administering equity plans for the Americas (support EICP, LTIP and STAR grants and exercise processes)

  • Assist in administering the executive Non-Qualified Plans (NQP)

  • Maintain the Compensation & Benefits intranet pages for the Americas

  • Special projects as assigned


  • Strong collaborator and team player

  • Demonstrated ability to work in an accurate and organized manner

  • Excellent customer service

  • Ability to evaluate processes and procedures for increased efficiency

  • Proven track record of process improvement and customer service

  • Demonstrated initiative to take the lead to implement changes and processes

  • Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing with employees and the general public

  • Maintain confidentiality in daily operations and conduct responsibilities in a professional manner

  • Strong data integrity skills

  • Strong problem resolution and analytical skills

  • Strong organizational skills and detailed-oriented

  • Ability to use logic and reasoning to demonstrate problem sensitivity

  • Ability to set priorities and meet deadlines

  • Ability to effectively respond to and interact with all levels of organizational staff

  • Ability to work independently

  • Must be proactive

Qualifications & Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree in Human Resources, Business or related field or progressive relevant work experience

  • Minimum 3-5 years of compensation experience

  • Payroll experience a plus, experience with ADP a plus

  • SAP experience a plus

  • Experience in Brazil and/or Mexico and/or Colombia a plus

  • Additional languages – Portuguese or Spanish a plus

  • Strong computer skills including advanced excel skills

  • Must be authorized to work in the US

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