CBS HR Compensation Manager

Colgate Palmolive

Colgate-Palmolive is a leading global consumer products company, tightly focused on Oral Care, Personal Care, Home Care and Pet Nutrition. Colgate sells its products in over 200 countries and territories around the world under such internationally recognised brand names as Colgate, Palmolive, Speed Stick, Lady Speed Stick, Softsoap, Irish Spring, Protex, Sorriso, Kolynos, elmex, Tom’s of Maine, Sanex, Ajax, Axion, Fabuloso, Soupline and Suavitel, as well as Hill’s Science Diet, Hill’s Prescription Diet and Hill’s Ideal Balance.

For more information about Colgate’s global business, visit the Company’s web site at To learn more about Colgate Bright Smiles, Bright Futures® oral health education programme, please visit To learn more about Hill's and the Hill’s Food, Shelter & Love programme please visit To learn more about Tom’s of Maine  please visit

Location: Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
Relocation Assistance Offered Within Country
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Job Title: CBS HR Compensation Manager





Department :CBS Total Rewards    Division : Global HR     Location: Mumbai










Job Summary                                               


Provide leadership, functional expertise and people management for the Compensation Shared Services Center for the Americas. Responsible for the execution of complex compensation processes, policies and procedures. Provide expertise to address escalated complex inquiries. Own and deliver continuous improvement of compensation administration, vendor management, operational reporting, and service management. Manage HR technology, reporting and first level analytics.



Principal Duties & Responsibilities




  • Manage the timely execution of Salary, Bonus and Equity annual processes in accordance to established processes and procedures, with attention to client and SLA expectations
  • Train and support shared services compensation team
  • Serve as point of contact with Communities of HR Expertise (COHRE) and HR vendors
  • Manage the implementation of new or enhancements to previous Compensation programs processes, procedures, and policies with guidance from the COHRE
  • Implement Compensation processes, procedures, and policies with guidance from the COHRE
  • Generate operational reports and analyze data to identify continuous improvement opportunities
  • Oversee preparation of required regulatory reporting and compensation program reporting
  • Manage, govern and implement HR technology including SAP and SuccessFactors
  • Recommend improvements in HR systems and tools based on operations experience
  • Ensure compliance with compensation regulations   
  • Regularly inform Director of Compensation of compensation operations performance, initiative progress, and risks
  • Manage the resolution of compensation escalated inquiries
  • Triage and escalate selected inquiries involving policy exceptions to the Compensation COHRE and assist with resolution as necessary
  • Own the compensation survey submission process




This is not an exhaustive list of duties or functions.



Education/ Experience Requirements

Minimum Experience: 

  • 8-10 years of compensation experience (Preferred)
  • 3 years of customer service experience (Preferred)
  • Experience with basic Microsoft Office functionality (e.g., Word, Excel)


Preferred Work Experience:

  • Experience with SuccessFactors and SAP
  • Advanced knowledge of HR Processes


Minimum Education

  • Bachelor’s degree Required
  • Proficiency in English language


Preferred Qualifications

  • Masters Preferred


 Areas of Skills

  • Attention to detail
  • Ability to consistently deliver high quality support services
  • Ability to think strategically and execute tactically
  • Ability to learn and adapt quickly
  • Ability to multi-task and prioritize critical items
  • Ability to lead a team with common outcomes and procedures
  • Experience in the development and implementation of HR Shared Services initiatives
  • Expert knowledge of HR policies and procedures
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Strong team development skills
  • Ability to collaborate effectively with other members of HR Shared Services and Compensation COHRE leadership
  • Ability to guide, mentor and develop people
  • Ability to build and maintain strong relationships with customers and key external constituents, including vendors
  • Experience in conflict and issue resolution
  • Ability to manage teams, including direct reports
  • Strong customer service orientation
  • Strong communication skills
  • Excellent interpersonal and listening skills
  • Strong mitigation and negotiation skills
  • Ability to handle confidential and sensitive information
  • General knowledge of HR Shared Services corporate governance guidelines
  • General knowledge of HR Shared Services compliance and reporting requirements
  • Highly skilled in critical thinking, flexibility and negotiation experience in providing customer service



Leadership Competencies  

  • Developing & Coaching People
  • Planning & Priority Setting
  • Teamwork and Collaboration


Functional Competencies  

  • HR Functional Competency
  • Change Management
  •  Management / Maintenance of HR Technology


Travel Requirements

Expected percentage of travel:  Intermediate

Are you interested in working for Colgate-Palmolive? You can apply to work with us using this online application.  Attach all relevant documents such as a cover letter and resume or CV. Applications received by email are not considered in the selection process.

Become part of our team. We look forward to your application.

Equal Opportunity Employer
Colgate is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, colour, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, ethnicity, age, disability,  marital status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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