Manager, Compensation

Job Locations US-Remote, US | Canada | US-CO-Loveland | Canada-AB-Calgary | Canada-SK-Saskatoon
Posted Date 2 months ago(6/22/2022 10:56 AM)
System ID
Job Category
Workforce Strategy, Human Resources & Administrative
Business Unit

Job Description

Manager, Compensation - Remote, US or Canada

At Nutrien, our Purpose is to grow our world from the ground up and we do so with safety and integrity as our core values. Nothing is more important than sending our people home safe, every day.

Nutrien is a leading provider of agricultural products, services, and solutions. With approximately 23,000 employees world-wide, we are the largest producer of potash (by capacity) and one of the world’s largest producers of nitrogen and phosphate. We also operate a leading agriculture retail network that services over 500,000 growers.

We harvest the best. Diverse views and experience make us strong. We look for people who have a safety-first mindset, who are collaborative team players, who deliver on their commitments, who are innovators in search of a better way, and who believe in inclusion.

Working at Nutrien will provide you an opportunity to help us Feed the Future and grow your career.

Reporting to the Senior Manager, Compensation, the Manager, Compensation will manage Nutrien's compensation programs, policies, procedures, and systems, ensuring alignment with business goals and strategies. The role is responsible for the planning, development, and implementation of Nutrien Ag Solutions compensation programs that are internally equitable, externally competitive, and legally compliant.

This position is
available for remote work.

What you will do:

  • Manage the direction of Nutrien's Compensation strategy and framework within Nutrien Ag Solutions by strongly partnering with HRBPs, business leaders, finance, and payroll
  • Trusted advisor to HRBPs and business leaders through effective consultation on all areas of compensation that drive the mission’s strategy
  • Lead a team of one or more direct reports
  • Responsible for the annual compensation process, including, merit budget, base pay and variable compensation
  • Planning and fulfillment of the annual compensation survey participation, benchmarking process, and data analysis
  • Cultivate the annual compensation survey participation, benchmarking process, and market data analysis
  • Provide market competitive recommendations through research, market pricing, and benchmarking for best practices
  • Support Pay Equity efforts through reporting, analytics, and communication material
  • Manage the monthly commission program administration, resolving inquiries and participating in plan design
  • Performs analytics to evaluate plan effectiveness, metrics, and reporting
  • Act as a change agent for the organization by leading efforts to transfer knowledge on compensation programs and processes across the business through transparent discussion, effective listening and building positive relationships
  • Accountable for compliance of the Nutrien Ag Solutions compensation programs and monitoring regulatory changes
  • Participate in enterprise compensation initiatives as needed
  • Participate in the preparation of materials for the Human Resources & Compensation Committee of the Board
  • Model our core value of safety by leading and enabling a culture in which you and your team are actively contributing to a safe work environment

What you will bring:

  • Bachelor’s degree in related field or equivalent work experience
  • 8+ years progressive compensation experience or related HR experience
  • 2+ years with managing teams
  • Experience with commissions calculation and planning
  • Excellent understanding in all areas of compensation, including job architecture and short and long-term incentive plan design/administration
  • Experience with HRIS systems, benchmarking and compensation systems
  • SAP and SuccessFactors compensation modules experience a plus
  • Knowledge of relevant Federal, State/Provincial, Local laws/regulations
  • Excellent analytical and mathematics skills
  • Advanced Excel skills
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite
  • Certified Compensation Professional (CCP) preferred
  • Sales Compensation experience preferred
  • Ability to be consultative and pragmatic in compensation programs and recommendations while leading through influence

Compensation & Benefits:

Salary Range $94,800-$130,350. This range is estimated for a Compensation Manager in Loveland, Colorado.  Actual salary and benefits may differ based upon location.

We provide an attractive benefits package that includes comprehensive medical, dental, vision coverage, and life insurance and well as disability coverage for positions working more than 30 hours per week. In addition, we have a retirement program that encourages our employees to save for the longer term, with generous matching employer contributions.  Our benefit package also demonstrates our culture of care with paid vacation, sick days and holidays as well as paid personal and maternity/parental leaves and an Employee and Family Assistance Program.  Details of the benefits package will be shared in the application process. 


In addition to base pay, this role is also eligible to participate in our annual incentive plan, consistent with the terms of our plan, which provide discretionary award opportunities reflecting components such as performance of the company and the employee.  Details will be discussed through the application process.


This information is provided in compliance with the Colorado Equal Pay for Equal Work Act and is the company's good faith and reasonable estimate of the compensation range and benefits offered for this position.  The compensation offered to the successful applicant may vary based on factors including experience, skills, education, location, and other job-related reasons.  Nutrien also makes internal equity a consideration in all pay decisions. 


Are you a good match? Apply today!

Nutrien is an equal opportunity employer that is committed to creating an inclusive workplace.  We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, disability, veteran status, and other legally protected characteristics.

This job will remain posted until filled. Being fully vaccinated against COVID-19 is a condition of employment and that proof of vaccination will be required, with minimal exceptions, unless prohibited by applicable law.   While we appreciate all applications we receive, only candidates under consideration will be contacted.

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