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Compensation Program Manager

  • Department: Human Resources
  • Location: San Mateo, CA, USA
  • Country: USA

The Opportunity:

Guidewire is a global software company with the premier technology solutions platform for Property & Casualty (P&C) insurance companies. Leading organizations in the P&C insurance industry rely on us to help them engage effectively with their customers, innovate, and grow their businesses successfully.

 

Guidewire is in a period of exciting business transformation and exponential growth, and we need a dynamic compensation program manager who can drive our key compensation events; design and administer competitive programs, and influence in a trusted advisor role. You are the ideal person for this position if you believe you can play a key role in ensuring our compensation offerings and practices are compelling, innovative, and will attract, motivate, and retain top talent.

 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Lead key compensation programs with disciplined project management, including annual focal event and market analysis.
  • Design and administer a vast array of compensation programs including equity, sales compensation, and executive compensation.
  • Perform detailed analysis and modeling on the effectiveness and competitiveness of existing compensation programs and the potential impacts of alternatives.
  • Partner with the Head of Total Rewards to prepare for Compensation Committee meetings, and conduct both job evaluations and offer reviews for executive hires.
  • Key contributor to identify system enhancement requirements for Workday and compensation planning tool in order to drive process optimization and support of total rewards programs.
  • Provides critical advisor role to HR Business Partners, Talent Acquisition, managers and senior executives on compensation-related inquiries

Knowledge & Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree or the equivalent.
  • 7+ years of experience administering base pay, variable pay and equity-based programs, policies, and practices globally.
  • 2+ years of experience with executive compensation in a public company.
  • Exceptional project management and organizational skills combined with capability to drive projects to successful completion.
  • Extensive experience with Radford Tech and Sales surveys.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving ability is required.
  • Advanced user Excel skills is a must.
  • High attention to detail required.
  • Exceptional communication and presentation skills, with ability to prepare presentation materials for vast audiences.
  • Workday experience is preferred.
  • Certified Compensation Professional helpful.

About Guidewire

Guidewire is the platform P&C insurers trust to engage, innovate, and grow efficiently.

Guidewire combines core, data, digital, analytics, and AI to deliver our platform as a cloud service. 380 insurers, including the largest and most complex in the world, run on Guidewire.

As a partner to our customers, we continually evolve to enable their success. We are proud of our unparalleled implementation track record with 700+ successful projects, supported by the largest R&D team and partner ecosystem in the industry. Our marketplace provides hundreds of add-ons that accelerate integration, localization, and innovation.

Guidewire Software Inc. provides equal employment opportunities to all applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws. All offers are contingent upon passing a criminal history and other background checks where it's applicable to the position.

Guidewire Software Inc. provides equal employment opportunities to all applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws. All offers are contingent upon passing a criminal history and other background checks where it's applicable to the position.