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Compensation Manager-Shipboard

Princess Cruises

Santa Clarita, California 91355
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We serve. We respect our team. We innovate. We are consistent. We are accountable. We do it right.

Holland America Group is currently searching for a highly motivated Compensation Manager - Shipboard who will will manage the day-to day employees supporting shipboard compensation for Princess Cruises and P&O Australia. This position reports to the Director of Compensation.

We welcome your interest in joining Holland America Group - a division of Carnival Corporation. Holland America Group includes Holland America Line and Seabourn (both headquartered in Seattle, Washington), Princess Cruise Lines (headquartered in Santa Clarita, California), and P&O Australia (headquartered in Sydney). Holland America Group operates a combined total of 41 cruise ships with 36,000 employees worldwide. This position will be located in our Santa Clarita office.



  • Develops, implements and administers compensation such as salary structures, short- and long-term incentives, job classifications, salary increases and salary surveys, including specialized areas (Executive Compensation, International Compensation and Sales Compensation)
  • Serves as a liaison and project manager for strategic projects
  • Provides input on and recommendations for new and/or improved compensation programs, projects and cost-saving measures, which may include job evaluation methods, salary administration, short term and long terms incentive plans, expatriate compensation and executive compensation plans. Provides creative solutions to situations with little or no precedents
  • Partners with business executives to develop compensation strategies appropriate for business needs, keeping consistent with the organization’s overall reward strategies and budgets
  • Builds and maintains productive working relationships internally and with other teams and business units/functional organization to accomplish goals






  • Flexible Work Schedule! 9/80 alternative workweek schedule providing each employee with one (1) weekday off every two weeks.
  • Time off benefits - 8 paid holidays, paid vacation, bonus vacation time and paid sick time
  • Travel - Cruise and Travel Privileges for you and your family
  • Health - Complete benefit plans including medical, dental, vision and flexible spending accounts
  • Wellness - Health and wellness programs include, onsite exercise classes, onsite nutrition and lifestyle classes and discounted gym memberships
  • Tuition Reimbursement - up to 75% with a maximum of $2000 per year
  • 401(k) - Company match up to 6% of salary at 50% for the first 5 years and 100% thereafter
  • Employee Stock Purchase Plan - up to a 15% discount off of FMV of CCL stock
  • Training - In-house Princess University courses on professional development
  • Rewards & Incentives - Employee Recognition and Reward Programs; rideshare, financial commuter incentives and free parking; special employee discounts for child care, banking services and retail stores


Next Steps… Apply today and set sail on an exciting new career course! Our goal is to be the number one cruise and cruise-tour provider. To make that happen, we need qualified, top-notch team members. If you’re looking to get your talent noticed, apply today! Our application process is quick and easy:
Apply online at Enter the job title into the keyword search to access the job. If you are already on the Princess Cruises website be sure to create a profile and then apply directly to your specific job.

Princess Cruises is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, or national origin, disability or protected veteran status.





  • Bachelor’s degree required, Master’s degree preferred with relevant professional certification
  • 8 years of related experience with 2 years in lead or supervisory role
  • Strong technical or professional knowledge within specific discipline/sub discipline to be able to manage deep and complete analysis of data, systems or methods to be applied against specific standards, compliance or targets
  • Full management responsibility of a team in a discipline/sub discipline
  • Provides input on budgetary planning and maintains approved budget for area of responsibility
  • Well-developed planning and organizational skills
  • Strong interpersonal and verbal and written communication skills
  • Requires strong analytical skills in order to filter, prioritize and validate complex material from multiple sources
  • Adapts business unit/functional organization plans and contributes to business unit/functional organization planning
  • Proficient in the Microsoft Office Word and Microsoft Project. Advanced proficiency in Microsoft Excel
  • Ability to meet deadlines under pressure and work with sensitive and confidential information
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