Tyson Foods Sr. Manager - Executive Compensation in Springdale, Arkansas


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11159218 Sr Mgr Compensation

Job Description:


This position is a key member of the Executive Rewards function ensuring the company's executive compensation programs are appropriate to the needs of the organization, are competitive and compliant.

Under the general guidance of the Senior Director, the responsibilities for this position are to develop, implement and analyze programs for executives and other top key positions, including long-term and short-term incentive plans, executive benefit plans and perquisites, financial and tax treatment of compensation programs, and proxy disclosures and analysis.

General role duties and responsibilities include:

Translate broader strategies and objectives into specific program design and policy recommendations, utilizing internal or external consulting resources as appropriate, to ensure all elements of rewards (base salary, annual incentive, long-term incentives, benefits and perquisites) are appropriately balanced and competitive relative to the needs of the company and patterns within the industry;

Investigate and evaluate, at a detailed level, the impact of current and pending regulatory, legislative and reporting and disclosure requirements relative to executive rewards including proxy requirements partnering with internal and external expert resources as necessary;

Serve as primary point of contact for internal partners on technical executive compensation matters;

Lead and direct preparation of periodic materials for use by the Compensation and Leadership Development Committee of the Board;

Lead and direct creation of, and partner with Executive Rewards Team Members on distribution of, communications related to Executive Team Member total rewards to drive program engagement and effectiveness;

Develop various analysis and presentations for the CEO and other senior executives relative to competitiveness and design of all elements of executive Team Member total rewards;

May be responsible for a variety of compensation-related duties such as severance pay, Team Member contracts, executive level position evaluations and compensation recommendations, participating in market surveys, formal presentations to Team Members(including at executive levels), etc.;

Perform other duties as assigned.


EDUCATION: Bachelor's degree required

EXPERIENCE: 8+ years of compensation or related experience. 3 to 5 years of progressive executive compensation/rewards consulting experience (external consultant experience a plus) strongly preferred; Project management experience; Benefits and recognition experience a plus but not required.

SPECIAL SKILLS/COMPETENCIES: Relationship Building; Communication; Consulting; Strategic Thought Leadership; Business Impact Focus; Courage; Creative Analytical, Problem Solving and Critical Thinking; People Leadership; Simplification; CEP (Executive Compensation), CCP (Compensation) or similar certification a plus

LOCATION: Springdale, AR

TRAVEL: Up to 15% travel required

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Sr. Manager - Executive Compensation







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Human Resources

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Full Time

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Company Culture, Inclusion and Diversity Statement:

Tyson Foods proudly embraces diversity and is committed to maintaining an inclusive work environment. Our Culture is rooted in our Core Values and brought to life each day through our 5C Team behaviors (Caring, Candor, Creativity, Collaboration and Commitment). Team Members are the heart of our company and its success and culture is the connecting thread which drives our Talent Strategy to Attract, Grow, Reward and Retain the best talent.

Tyson is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will be considered without regard to race, national origin, color, religion, age, genetics, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or veteran status.