Huntington Ingalls Industries is America’s largest military shipbuilding company and a provider of professional services to partners in government and industry. For more than a century, HII’s Newport News Shipbuilding and Ingalls Shipbuilding divisions in Virginia and Mississippi have built more ships in more ship classes than any other U.S. naval shipbuilder. HII’s Technical Solutions division provides a wide range of professional services through its Fleet Support, Integrated Missions Solutions, Nuclear & Environmental, and Oil & Gas groups. Headquartered in Newport News, Virginia, HII employs nearly 37,000 people operating both domestically and internationally.
The company is currently seeking an individual to lead a dynamic Compensation team.
The Compensation Manager position provides management and strategic oversight of the compensation department for the Newport News Shipbuilding sector of Huntington Ingalls Industries. The position supports a salaried workforce of over 10,000 employees and over 10,000 employees under different collective bargaining agreements. This position reports to the Director of Compensation/Benefits/HRIS/Food Service at Newport News Shipbuilding. The preferred candidate will have strong analytical skills, experience in defense contracting to include DCAA, OFCCP audit experience and SAP, Success Factors HRIS systems experience.
Essential job duties include: Providing advice to senior management on pay decisions, policy and guideline interpretation, including structure design and solutions supporting recruiting and retention goals of the company. Managing administration of direct compensation (executive, exempt and nonexempt cash compensation programs), including the processing, recording and reporting of compensation-related actions related to salaried employees. Compiling, preparing and presenting data. Executive and senior level Bonus and LTI Administration, providing education, mentoring and training on compensation practices throughout all levels of workforce.
Basic Responsibilities: Develops, implements, administers compensation and incentive policy, procedures, practices, and programs. Conducts surveys and studies labor markets to determine compensation trends; analyzes jobs, and reviews job descriptions and specifications; applies job evaluation techniques to establish equitable compensation rates within the organization as compared with rates in industry; analyzes government regulations, company policies, and agreements with labor unions to establish standard rates; reviews classification and compensation changes and makes recommendations with respect to tasks to be performed, qualifications of employee, and company policy and budgetary limitations; provides guidance and makes recommendations to line managers and generalists on all compensation issues; and interprets local, state, and federal laws regulating compensation practices. May be responsible for executive compensation, HRIS functions, incentive plan and stock option administration. Job Performance will normally require only minor lifting and carrying of boxes of records or equipment.
Basic Qualifications: Bachelors degree in a relevant discipline or the equivalent in education, training and experience, plus a minimum of 8 years of applicable, progressive professional and/or supervisory work experience.
Preferred Qualifications: SPHR and CCP certifications and advanced degree preferred.
Equal Opportunity Employer - Veterans/Disabled Welcome. U.S. citizenship required for most positions