Compensation Manager

Location:Remote (USA)


This role will require close partnership with People Managers and People Success Business Partners as they work to attract and retain talent across all of our global offices. The right candidate is excited about thinking creatively about the best way to implement and design compensation programs as we look to effectively scale our business. This is a high visibility role with the opportunity to work closely with senior management and executive team members. The person in this role has potential to make a great impact on our fast growing organization.

What You'll Do

  • Lead the administration portion of several compensation processes in close collaboration with our Director, Total Rewards
  • Be data driven. Conduct simple and complex analysis of jobs, salaries, stock and incentive awards ensuring internal equity and external competitiveness
  • Participate in global market pricing activities, analyzing market data to develop and maintain cash compensation ranges and equity ranges
  • Conduct ad hoc benchmarking analysis as needed for new or changing roles or to address specific market concerns
  • Identify, recommend, and implement revisions to our compensation programs when they no longer meet the needs of our business.
  • Lead or participate in other compensation-related projects and activities.
  • Assist with preparing training and communication materials
  • Prepare and submit data to third-party survey(s)

What We're Looking For

  • Willingness to build from scratch. Providing feedback on current processes and taking action to improve where possible
  • Proven success in market pricing and knowledge of global job architecture mechanics
  • Demonstrated understanding of wage and salary administration. Experience supporting teams globally is a big plus
  • Experience with compensation analysis tools & surveys, Excel, PowerPoint 
  • Experience with job analysis, benchmarking and market pricing. Experience with Radford a plus
  • High energy level. Self- starter; willing to take initiative.
  • Advanced Excel skills are required to analyze data and create meaningful, understandable models and reports; ability to see beyond the numbers to drive sound decision-making
  • Must be organized with the ability to multitask and prioritize
  • Strong communication skills and ability to partner and work cross-functionally
  • 7+ years experience in in-house Compensation teams, preferably serving organizations with 1500+ employees
  • Excellent analytical and communication skills, and a strong attention to detail
  • Comfort working in a ultra fast paced environment
The posted pay range represents the anticipated low and high end of the compensation for this position and is subject to change based on business need. To determine a successful candidate’s starting pay, we carefully consider a variety of factors, including primary work location, an evaluation of the candidate’s skills and experience, market demands, and internal parity.

For roles with on-target-earnings (OTE), the pay range includes both base salary and target incentive compensation. Target incentive compensation for some roles may include a ramping draw period. Compensation is higher for those who exceed targets. Candidates may receive more information from the recruiter.
Pay Range
$123,750$205,000 USD

Navan About Us

Navan is the all-in-one solution that makes travel easy so you can focus on being there, not getting there. Say goodbye to spending hours on the phone trying to change your flight or saving stacks of receipts to manually input expenses. From EAs and finance teams to travel managers and employees, Navan empowers people to focus on the things that matter most to them — all while providing companies with real-time visibility, savings, and control.

Navan’s investors include such visionaries as Andreessen Horowitz, Lightspeed Ventures, Greenoaks, Zeev Ventures, and entrepreneurs Lee Fixel, Adam Bain, and Elad Gil. In Oct 2022, Navan announced its Series G upround at a post-money valuation of $9.2B to help accelerate future growth plans. In February 2022, Navan announced its acquisition of Berlin-based travel management company, Comtravo, which was closely followed by the addition of leading Scandinavian travel agency Resia AB, the group’s third acquisition in nine months following the acquisition of Reed & Mackay in May of 2021.

At Navan, we’re never satisfied with the status quo, and we know breakthrough ideas come from diverse perspectives. We are committed to cultivating a workplace that reflects the diversity of the customers we serve while fostering leadership and innovation. All voices are valued here and you’ll have the resources, tools, and training you’ll need to do the best work of your life.

Our Benefits

We realize benefits are important as they support keeping you at your best at all times. Our benefits are here for you if you get sick or hurt, help you save for now and later, encourage you to take time off work and travel, and provide perks specific to being a Navan employee both in and out of the office.

Workplace Policy

Navan believes in the value of in-person connections, whether that is sitting down to have lunch with one another, taking a walking 1:1, or collaborating in a room together. The connections forged through face-to-face interactions improves company culture and drives business results. Navan invests in office spaces that feel welcoming and offers perks such as lunches and happy hours to create a strong team environment to help you do your best work. We operate on a hybrid working model, which we define as three days a week or 12 days a month in-office. Please expect this policy for all roles that are tied to an office.

Equal Opportunity

Navan is an equal opportunity employer. We make all employment decisions based solely on merit. We provide equal employment opportunity to all applicants and employees without discrimination on the bases of race, religion, color, national origin, gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, status as a protected veteran, status as an individual with a disability, or other applicable legally protected characteristics. We prohibit any such discrimination or harassment. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including hiring.


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