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Manager, Compensation

at Kin + Carta Americas

Location: Chicago

Department: People

The opportunity

The role

The ideal Manager, Compensation for Kin + Carta is innovative, passionate about creating an amazing employee experience, looks to continually learn, and enjoys sharing expertise. Strong verbal and written communication are a must. Experience working in an Agile Scrum development environment, or in a consulting capacity is a plus.


Role responsibilities

  • Develop compensation programs that are in line with the Total Rewards strategy.
  • Select and participate in relevant compensation surveys.
  • Conduct ad-hoc and comprehensive compensation market analysis.
  • Create and monitor salary structure(s).
  • Provide guidance to EX and leadership on pay decisions, policy and guideline interpretation and job evaluations.
  • Ensure compliance with all government regulations.
  • Incentive plan creation, governance, and administration
  • Own the compensation review and incentive cycle process in our HRIS (Ceridian Dayforce)
  • Facilitate the compensation review and bonus cycles through our HRIS (Ceridian Dayforce)


Minimum qualifications

We want all new hires to succeed in their roles at Kin + Carta. That's why we've outlined the job requirements below. To be considered for this role, it's important that you meet all Minimum Qualifications. If you do not meet all of the Preferred Qualifications, we still encourage you to apply.

  • 5+ years of progressive compensation experience
  • 3+ years of compensation experience supporting the US market
  • 2+ years experience creating, governing, or administering incentive plans


Preferred qualifications

  • Compensation experience in Europe or Latin America
  • Proficient in the Spanish language
  • Advanced Microsoft Excel or Google Sheets skills (filters, pivot tables, conditional formulas, v-look ups, etc.).
  • HRIS experience (preferably Ceridian Dayforce).
  • World at Work Certification.
  • Experience in collecting, analyzing, and interpreting statistical data.
  • Strong project management, analytical, and critical thinking skills.
  • Strong attention to detail, accuracy and organization.
  • Go-getter with ideas and the follow-through to accomplish them from start to finish.
  • Experience in a consulting or technology organization.
  • Empathetic HR professional who strives to ensure all employees have a great working experience.


About Kin + Carta

Kin + Carta is a global digital transformation consultancy committed to working alongside our clients to build a world that works better #ForEveryone. Our 2,000 curious minds make creative connections between people, data and technology to create connected outcomes across the full lifecycle of the product and platform ecosystems.

We’re makers, builders and creators by nature, and we come to work every day to build experiences for some of the world’s most influential companies. We help businesses accelerate their digital roadmap, rapidly innovate, modernize their systems, enable their teams and optimize for continued growth. 

We are a technology business with trust and human connection at its heart. As a Certified B Corp, our triple bottom line focus on people, the planet and profit is at the core of everything we do.

We welcome our Kin to show up as their authentic selves every day. Because this is so important to us, Kin + Carta is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. To read further about our commitment to Inclusion, Diversity, Equity and Awareness, check out the IDEA page on our website. 

If you need accommodations at any point in the application or interview process, please let us know. 

Your benefits

Hard work deserves big rewards. Joining us means you’ll be able to enjoy a wide range of benefits aimed at mind, body, spirit and enhancing your career.

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Apply for this role

Whoever you are, wherever you’re from and whoever you love, you’ll find an open door at Kin + Carta. It’s yours to walk through if you’re passionate about building a better world for everyone, and you’re keen to be part of a diverse and inclusive culture that plays to people’s strengths and thrives on togetherness.