Job Description


The Director of Compensation is accountable for the delivery of White Lodging’s Compensation strategy, programs, policies, and processes. This strategic and highly analytical leader will collaborate effectively across Human Resources, Finance, and the Business. They will manage and oversee White Lodging’s Compensation Framework, Annual Pay Review Process, Job/Position Architecture, FLSA Evaluations, and Ad-Hoc Requests. In addition, they will partner with the Chief Human Resources Officer on matters of the Compensation Committee. The Director of Compensation will report directly to the Chief Human Resources Officer.


* Compensation Partner:Serve as a collaborative and active partner to the Human Resources Leadership Team­Engages with Business Leaders to understand their needs and consult with them on compensation matters­Builds effective external relationships with third party consulting firms to ensure White Lodging remains competitive
* Compensation Strategy:Partners with the Human Resources Leadership Team and White Lodging’s Executive Committee to align our Compensation Philosophy and related strategy­Researches and stays abreast of influences within the external marketplace­Effectively links White Lodging’s compensation strategy to business outcomes­Initiates and manages compensation projects designed to motivate and reward for performance
* Compensation Processes:Owns the management and continuous improvement of White Lodging’s Compensation Policy­Completes hourly and salaried job grade reviews and refreshes the data for entire Company, using external sources­Plans for and drives the Annual Pay Review process, including merit and short-term incentives Partners with Chief Human Resources Officer on executive compensation programsPartners with Finance to deliver Short-term and Long-term Incentive programs to relevant participantsDevelops and executes compensation equity programs and processesWorks with Vice President, Organization Capability and Sr. Director, Field Engagement to ensure proper linkages exist between talent/performance management processes and rewardsPartners with Sr. Director Benefits to review and align Total Rewards to the market
* Compensation Committee:­Supports the Chief Human Resources Officer to drive an effective Compensation Committee agenda Prepares materials and records decisions and actions for Compensation Committee meetings Delivers projects prioritized by the Compensation Committee
* Job Evaluation & Maintenance:Owns the overarching Job and Position Management approachCreates and delivers processes to ensure job are evaluated and correctly classified per Department of Labor rulesMaintains the Job and Position framework to ensure its effectiveness through data accuracy Responsible for maintaining White Lodging’s job description database­
* Recognition Programs:Owns White Lodging’s approach to recognition, including milestone anniversaries and performance rewards
* Continuous Improvement:Embeds continuous improvement into every aspect of their scope of responsibilities Actively seeks feedback from other stakeholders and incorporates into processes and procedures
* Human Resources Capability:Takes time to educate, coach and support Human Resources and Business Leaders on compensation matters

Other Information

* Strategic Thinking
* Data Analysis
* Driving Execution
* Continuous Improvement
* Influencing and Negotiating
* Building Partnerships
* High Impact Communicator
* Business & Financial Acumen
* Seasoned Judgement


* Bachelor’s degree required
* Human Resources Management certification or Compensation Designation required within one year from hire date

Location Code: A75

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