Category Human Resources
Primary Address Vienna, Virginia
OverviewTowers Crescent 2 (12067), United States of America, Vienna, VirginiaDirector, Compensation
Here at Capital One we bring an analytically rigorous, data-driven approach to compensation and we are looking for an innovative Compensation Director.
Compensation is an important component of our Total Rewards strategy which focuses on Delivering Total Rewards that compel the best people to join and stay with Capital One and empower them to live their best lives. In addition, the Compensation function is connected across the full associate life cycle. As such, this role will partner closely with many different lines of businesses in developing and delivering talent strategies to accelerate business outcomes.
We are looking for proven leadership candidates who are attentive to detail, results-oriented, and flexible with the ability to navigate challenging forces in a fast-paced environment with significant change. The role will partner with senior leaders and play an active role formulating an innovative compensation strategy that focuses on an accelerated growth organization.
The successful candidate will have intellectual curiosity, strong communication skills, and an ability to build strong partnerships across stakeholders, partners, and clients.
Lead and develop a team of Compensation professionals to ensure they have a thorough understanding of the business strategy as it relates to the enterprise compensation strategy and can design, deliver and manage compensation programs for their assigned client groups in a well managed way
Lead strategic compensation projects, key initiatives or processes horizontally caring for the needs of clients enterprise-wide. This includes defining the roadmap and destination state in alignment with our Total Rewards vision.
Oversee all aspects of Line-of-Business (LOB) incentive plans for designated client groups, with a strong emphasis on plan design, implementation, and administration. Responsibilities include ensuring incentive plans meet strict internal and external governance/compliance standards.
Lead team and clients through mid-year and year-end compensation cycles, ensuring smooth execution and managing within internal controls
Proactive management of risks, applying sound judgment and business acumen
Exhibit thought leadership and foster strong relationships both within Total Rewards and across client and partner groups (e.g., HR Consultants, Recruiting, DIB, Finance, Legal, Enterprise Risk) including approaching work with a “One Team” mentality
Serve as escalation point, owning resolution with partners and business leaders within client group (e.g. offers, retention, pay exceptions)
Proactively stay up-to-date on industry and market trends that may impact our ability to attract and retain talent
Strong problem solving capabilities leveraging an outside in lens to develop innovative solutions
Communicate with and influence senior executive leaders. Able to effectively build consensus and challenge and debate respectfully.
Inclusive leader focused on creating a culture of belonging through attracting, actively developing, and supporting talent across our function
Bachelor’s Degree or Military experience
At least 5 years of experience in compensation, human resources, or finance
At least 5 years of experience in a client-facing or consulting role
At least 3 years of experience in people leadership
Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration, Economics, Finance, or Human Resources
At least 5 years of experience effectively leading and communicating compensation strategies at all levels including the C-Suite
At least 7 years of experience in compensation, finance, or human resources consulting
At least 5 years of experience in the Financial Services industry
Advanced Excel skills (e.g., VBA, macros, array functions)
Experience innovating processes or programs
Experience with benchmarking tools (MarketPay) or reporting tools (Tableau)
Proficient with Microsoft Excel and Google Products (e.g. Sheets, Slides)
At this time, Capital One will not sponsor a new applicant for employment authorization for this position.
If you have visited our website in search of information on employment opportunities or to apply for a position, and you require an accommodation, please contact Capital One Recruiting at 1-800-304-9102 or via email at RecruitingAccommodation@capitalone.com. All information you provide will be kept confidential and will be used only to the extent required to provide needed reasonable accommodations.
For technical support or questions about Capital One's recruiting process, please send an email to Careers@capitalone.com
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Capital One Financial is made up of several different entities. Please note that any position posted in Canada is for Capital One Canada, any position posted in the United Kingdom is for Capital One Europe and any position posted in the Philippines is for Capital One Philippines Service Corp. (COPSSC).
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