Manager, Compensation


Parsippany, NJ, US

Property Name:  Parsippany - 22 Sylvan Way
Req Id:  23001

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

Why Wyndham?

By joining Wyndham Hotels & Resorts, you will play an integral role in our mission to make hotel travel possible for all. You’ll be part of the largest hotel franchise company in the world, where we strive to deliver the best value to our owners and guests. Most importantly, you’ll be entrusted to live our unique Count on Me culture, set by our core values of integrity, accountability, inclusive, caring and fun. At Wyndham, we provide all team members the opportunity to grow through best-in-class training and career development, leadership training, mentorship opportunities and educational support.  Supporting our team members is a top priority, which is why we offer competitive compensation and benefits, vacation, team member appreciation days, workplace flexibility and much more.  At Wyndham Hotels & Resorts, we value and embrace a culture of diversity, equity and inclusion that supports team members of all backgrounds and experiences. We can’t wait to welcome you!

The Role

The Manager, Compensation will be a key member of the Compensation Team and be responsible for providing compensation expertise and analytics.  The role partners with HR, finance, business leaders. Legal and the global Compensation Team to provide analyses, recommendations, and guidance regarding compensation program development and implementation.  Develops, communicates, and administers compensation policies, processes, and programs.  Assure compliance with company policies and government regulations through audits and reporting. Conduct research and analysis in the compensation area. Manage incentive plan effectiveness and quarterly calculations for payment.  

What you'll do

  • Partners to design, implement, and manage comprehensive compensation programs.  
  • Conducts regular benchmarking and market analysis to remain current with industry trends ensuring competitive compensation practices.  
  • Perform complex data analysis providing data-driven recommendations optimizing compensation programs and addressing any areas for improvement.  
  • Collaborates closely with HR Business Partners, the HR Systems Team, Finance, Legal and others as appropriate to provide consultative guidance on compensation-related matters, which includes but not limited to promotions, job evaluations, and compensation best practices ensuring consistency and fairness across the organization.
  • Leads the annual compensation planning cycle along with merit budget planning, ad hoc market analysis, benchmark studies and job evaluations for the organization.  
  • Partners with regional colleagues providing governance oversight.  Collaborate and partners with HR, Finance and/or Legal on a variety of timely and accurate compensation data analysis and/or reporting.
  • Designs and manages quarterly and annual incentive plan design, calculation, and payment.  Manages any associated plan documentation and communications.
  • Lead and direct the work of a Senior Compensation Analyst.  
  • Additionally, manage third party survey vendor relationships and any associated contracted projects.
  • Other duties and projects as assigned.

You'll be successful if you have

  • Strong Analytical skills.
  • Ability to work under pressure and meet tight deadlines while remaining highly organized.
  • Ability to manage multiple tasks and projects simultaneously.
  • Detail oriented - attention to detail and knowledge of compensation laws will be critical in maintaining compliance.
  • Strong interpersonal skills along with verbal and written communications skills.
  • Ability to manage confidential, sensitive information.
  • SuccessMatters or other HRMS system knowledge, Microsoft Office Applications.


Required Qualifications/Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent work experience. 
  • Advanced-Expert Microsoft Excel skills.
  • 7+ years Compensation or related experience.



Wyndham Hotels & Resorts is the world’s largest hotel franchising company by the number of properties with approximately 9,100 hotels across over 95 countries on six continents. Through our network of more than 836,000 rooms appealing to the everyday traveler, Wyndham commands a leading presence in the hospitality industry. Headquartered in Parsippany, N.J. with offices around the world in London, Shanghai, Buenos Aires, Dubai and more, Wyndham employs more than 2,000 corporate team members worldwide who are dedicated to the Company’s mission of making hotel travel possible for all. Supporting thousands of franchisees and a growing global portfolio of 24 hotel brands—think household names like Wyndham, La Quinta, Ramada, Days Inn and Super 8—Wyndham team members are a widespread group of individuals with diverse interests and backgrounds. Our unique Count on Me culture, commitment to flexibility and core values of Integrity, Accountability, Inclusivity, Caring and Fun are just part of what continues to make Wyndham an award-winning best place to work.

Wyndham Hotels & Resorts 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

You will play an important part in our mission to make travel possible for all by:

∙ Being responsive, respectful and delivering great experiences to our guests, partners and communities.

∙ Foster an inclusive environment where individuals feel empowered to bring their authentic selves to work and share their diverse perspectives.

∙ Bring your best every day and strive to exceed expectations in all you do.

What you can expect from us

With Wyndham Hotels & Resorts, you can expect a fulfilling career to include:

∙ Growth opportunities through best-in-class training and career development, leadership training, mentorship opportunities and educational support.

∙ Competitive salary and benefits.

∙ Team member benefit programs that focus on nutrition, exercise, lifestyle management, physical and emotional wellness, financial health, and the quality of the environment in which all team members work and live.

∙ A Culture of Diversity & Inclusion - Our inclusive culture infuses different perspectives that reflect our diverse customers and communities around the world.

About Wyndham

Wyndham Hotels & Resorts is the champion of the everyday traveler.  Every day, we work to make hotel travel possible for all. With more hotels than anyone else, we offer the largest and widest collection of hotel experiences in the world. So wherever and however people travel, Wyndham will be there to welcome them.