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Director, Executive Compensation - Publicly Traded Company

05/24/2019 9:00 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

Director, Executive Compensation

Columbus, Ohio

This opportunity is with a publicly traded company in the Columbus area. 

The Director, Executive Compensation will work closely with this company’s Board of Directors.  They will manage the company’s Long-Term Incentive Plans and assist in the strategic development of executive compensation.


  • Manage the development and implementation of the Company’s Long-Term Incentive Plan designs
  • Leverage a fundamental understanding of design and behavior motivation to develop innovative incentive designs that reward value creation
  • Ensure proper administration of such designs, including legal/regulatory compliance, risk mitigation, and rigor on performance requirements 
  • Direct the activities of the Compensation team administering the Company’s equity programs, including the Employee Stock Purchase Plan (ESPP)
  • Approve equity transactions (grants, forfeitures, vestings, exercises, dividend distributions)
  • Oversee LTIP-related projects
  • Ensure administration remains compliant with company practices and policies, including audit compliance 
  • Manage the preparation and material generation process for the Company’s Compensation Committee meetings
  • Model analyses of potential design changes across all facets of Compensation
  • Use a proficiency in MS Office, particularly PowerPoint, to present complex concepts via simple, creative communications
  • Coordinate across functions such as Finance, Accounting, Tax, and Legal to ensure data and materials are available and prepared for CC meetings
  • Coordinate with compensation consultants, homogenizing strategy and materials between consultants and management
  • Manage the calendar to ensure projects and materials remain on schedule 
  • Support other members in Compensation with projects such as annual salary planning, incentive calculations/processing, job evaluations, survey completion, etc.
  • Conduct ad hoc Compensation analyses
  • Develop and deliver robust communications in support of compensation program roll-outs to HR
  • Support future acquisition/divestiture activities as they relate to the compensation function
  • Maintain necessary compensation documentation with respect to compliance with Sarbanes Oxley
  • This position may be assigned at times to work on additional Human Resources projects unrelated to Compensation. 


  • Bachelor’s degree or demonstrated equivalent work experience
  • Minimum three years of relevant Compensation experience
  • Ability and comfort with executive interaction
  • Developed skills in Excel and PowerPoint
  • Strong financial and analytical skills. Ability to leverage these skills in auditing work to ensure accuracy
  • Customer service and results-oriented, with an ability to prioritize work, multi-task, and meet deadlines
  • Familiarity with HRIS data software packages
  • Strong verbal, written, and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to adapt to a fast-paced and changing business model
  • Understanding of practical business needs as they relate to compensation programs

For more information, contact CCA member – apelletier@lucasgroup.com

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