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Manager, Compensation


Parsippany, NJ, US

Property Name:  Parsippany - 22 Sylvan Way
Req Id:  12666

Wyndham Hotels & Resorts is now seeking a Manager, Compensation to join our team at the Parsippany - 22 Sylvan Way location in ParsippanyNew Jersey.

Job Summary

Responsible for providing compensation expertise and analytics.  Will partner with HR and compensation team to provide analyses, recommendations, and guidance regarding compensation program development and implementation.  Supports development, communication, and administration of compensation policies, processes and programs.  Assure compliance with company policies and government regulations through audits and reporting. Communicate program results and make recommendations or improvements to the programs based on the results. Conduct research and analysis in the compensation area. 


Essential Job Functions

1    Manage compensation function including; benchmarking analysis (evaluate job content/wages/salaries for internal equity, market competitiveness, FLSA classification and legal compliance of the organizations pay practices), responding to incoming requests, data submissions to/participation in external market surveys, and ad hoc compensation analysis.    
2    Research and gather data for compensation committee meetings.  Assist with quarterly BOD statements.  Gather information for annual proxy filing    
3    Manage the calculation, payment and communication of quarterly and annual incentive plans.     
4    Collaborate with Compensation team and HR Generalists on the annual compensation planning cycle facilitating the overall process for merit, market adjustments & promotions and equity grants.     
5    Plans, develops, and/or participates in area and industry surveys (e.g. salary and benefits surveys, etc.) for the purpose of collecting data for benchmarking and analysis to develop specific recommendations for review by upper management.
6    Support with equity and executive compensation.     


•    Other duties as assigned.


Scope/Financial Responsibility
Describe quantifiable measures that will help define the value of the position.  Examples include size of budget, business metrics, etc.  Also, describe the impact on revenue, profit or expenses by stating activities that could affect financial results of WHR.

•    No direct budget management but decisions impact cost for organization.  



Education & Experience

a)    Education- Bachelor’s degree or equivalent work experience 

b)    Training requirements:  Certified Compensation Professional strongly desired
c)    Knowledge and skills – 
•    Strong Microsoft Excel skills
•    Strong Analytical skills
•    Ability to work under pressure and meet tight deadlines.
•    Ability to manage multiple tasks and projects simultaneously
•    Detail oriented
•    Strong interpersonal skills
•    Ability to manage confidential, sensitive information
•    Strong verbal and written communication skills
d)    Technical Skills:  Oracle or other HRMS system knowledge, Microsoft Office Applications
e)    Job experience:  5+ years Compensation or related experience.

Unless there is a legal requirement, experience will be accepted for the education requirement.



a)    Level of decision making authority
•    Ability to manage day to day schedule.  

b)    Level of autonomy 
•    Day to day task and project management with direction from Director.  

c)    The impact of his/her decision on the organization
•    Attract and retain employees at all levels of the organization through use of compensation tools

d)    Supervisory Responsibility
•    No direct reports.  


Organizational Relationships
List any important contacts and/or relationships this position will have inside and outside of the company.  Please explain the nature and frequency of these contacts 

•    Will work with employees at all levels of the organization within Wyndham Hotel & Resorts
•    Work with vendors to manage programs and projects
•    External business groups (World at Work)

Wyndham Hotels & Resorts is the largest hotel franchisor in the world and a leading hotel management company.  We stand 20 brands strong across 9,000 hotels in more than 80 countries, and we offer the most diverse collection of hotel experiences in the world.  Our iconic brands, united by the richest and simplest rewards program in the business, make hotel travel possible for all.

Our hotel owners are the stewards of our brands, and together, we champion everyday travelers.  We believe guests deserve great experiences, and our robust portfolio—distinguished by our leading economy and midscale brands—delivers just that.

We are AmericInn® by Wyndham, Baymont® by Wyndham, Days Inn® by Wyndham, Dazzler® by Wyndham, Dolce Hotels and Resorts® by Wyndham, Esplendor® Boutique Hotels by Wyndham, Hawthorn Suites by Wyndham®, Howard Johnson® by Wyndham, La Quinta® Inns & Suites, Microtel  by Wyndham®, Ramada Encore by Wyndham, Ramada Worldwide® by Wyndham, Super 8® by Wyndham, The Trademark Collection® by Wyndham, Travelodge® by Wyndham, TRYP by Wyndham®, Wingate by Wyndham®, Wyndham Garden®, Wyndham Grand® and Wyndham Hotels and Resorts®.

Headquartered in Parsippany, N.J. with offices around the globe in London, Shanghai, Buenos Aires, Dubai and more, Wyndham Hotels & Resorts employs approximately 15,000 team members worldwide.

Our Company is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer.

Job Location: Parsippany - 22 Sylvan Way22 Sylvan WayParsippanyNew Jersey  07054
Employment Status: Full-time

What we expect from you

• Bring your best every day

• Put our guests first

• Strive to exceed expectations in all you do

What you can expect from us

• Best-in-class training and career development

• Supportive and engaged team

• Fast paced fun environment

About Wyndham

Wyndham Hotels & Resorts is the champion of the everyday traveler. Through the largest and widest collection of hotel experiences in the world, we work to make hotel travel possible for all. Wherever and however people travel, Wyndham will be there to welcome them.

Nearest Major Market: New York City
Nearest Secondary Market: Newark