Senior Compensation Analyst - Human Resources

Job Number
Posting Date
May 12, 2019

Position Summary

UAE Nationals are encouraged to apply

New York University Abu Dhabi (NYUAD) seeks to appoint a Senior Compensation Analyst reporting to the Manager, Compensation and Benefits.

The Senior Compensation Analyst will be working in a team environment, responsible for the compensation programs’ administration with a primary focus and responsibility for compensation. They will also develop and recommend total rewards, compensation, and pay for performance policies; counsel managers on how to apply those policies in practice. Assists in designing, planning, and implementing competitive compensation programs, policies, and procedures to achieve the organization's desired position in market and compensation goals. Manage the job description database, and help hiring managers in the creation of new jobs. They will also have to ensure active survey participation and analysis with third party vendors. The Senior Compensation Analyst will also administer the hiring requisition and status changes for all administrative position across NYUAD. They will be expected to coordinate and administer the annual salary increase program.  Provide support for benefits and payroll administration and back up support for other team members.  Analyze and recommend process improvements and policy recommendations.

Key Responsibilities

  • Maintain/update the Job Family documentation, evaluation records, and other associated supporting documentation. Conduct job evaluations and market pricing of filled and vacant roles, both for individual positions and large-scale projects. Manage the Market Reference Range (MRR) database and update when appropriate. Oversee the maintenance of the MRR structure, including periodic review of range midpoints
  • Administer NYUAD’s annual merit budget. Recommend the allocation of NYUAD’s budget among merit, market adjustment, and promotion pools.  Review market data to determine NYUAD’s overall competitive positioning relative to the market and present those recommendations to internal stakeholders. Distribute worksheets and cabinet budgets and further breakdowns to planning managers. Consolidate all worksheet with zero error and conduct management analysis of budget/spend, top awarded employees, least awarded employees, etc. and present to management. Administer the AMI letters and distribution and audit the system upload
  • Conduct regular analyses of internal and external salary data and recommend benchmark data to ensure competitiveness with external market and ensure internal equity. Participate in compensation surveys, analyze results and provide findings to ensure competitiveness.  Identify and resolve potential internal equity issues; review and recommend approval of salaries above recruitment ranges and salaries for certain internal transfers/promotions and/or unique situations. Negotiate and recommend solutions to facilitate general salary increase requests.  Administer the annual salary review process by maintaining the required spreadsheets and administering the plans per the policy guidelines
  • Provide regional analysis, recommendation and administration of allowances such as housing, transportation, home leave travel. Participate in local, regional and international surveys to create internal benchmarks, ranges, structures that are market competitive and consistent with internal pay policies.  Review all structures annually to ensure competitiveness. Assist the Manager, Compensation and Benefits in creating policies and guidelines to govern the promotions, market adjustments, and in-band role enhancements to ensure all transaction follow these policies. Flag areas of concern and recommend appropriate solutions
  • Process the annual updates of home leave travel allowances on PeopleSync as per policy. Review and recommend process improvement and automation options

Required Education:

  • Bachelors Degree

Preferred Education:

  • Advance degree in HR
  • Professional certification in HR and/or Reward Management

Required Experience:

  • 3 years compensation and benefits experience

Preferred Experience:

  • International compensation and/or benefits management background

Other Information

NYU Abu Dhabi is a degree-granting research university with a fully integrated liberal arts and science undergraduate program in the Arts, Sciences, Social Sciences, Humanities, and Engineering. NYU Abu Dhabi, NYU New York, and NYU Shanghai, form the backbone of NYU’s global network university, an interconnected network of portal campuses and academic centers across six continents that enable seamless international mobility of students and faculty in their pursuit of academic and scholarly activity. This global university represents a transformative shift in higher education, one in which the intellectual and creative endeavors of academia are shaped and examined through an international and multicultural perspective. As a major intellectual hub at the crossroads of the Arab world, NYUAD serves as a center for scholarly thought, advanced research, knowledge creation, and sharing, through its academic, research, and creative activities.