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Compensation Analyst EMEA, 1yr FTC

Apply NowApply Later Job ID 865447BR Location London, United Kingdom Business Disney Media & Entertainment Distribution Date posted Mar. 27, 2022

Job Summary:

Job & LOB Summary

As a specialised function within the wider Human Resources department, the C&B function liaises day –to-day with HR Managers and Directors across 24 EMEA countries, providing sound and timely advice in order for them to meet the demands of the business.

An experienced Compensation Analyst with strong HR project management skills is required to join our busy team to assist the C&B Manager with all project, cyclical day-to-day Compensation activity.

This role’s primary focus will be building relationships with HR colleagues across EMEA and providing them with Reward-related advice backed up with sound and robust analysis and market insight.

There will be some routine Reward administration and weekly/monthly reporting activities and some strict deadlines to adhere to.

We are looking for a driven individual possessing a high level of numeracy and adept technical ability (namely with Microsoft Excel). This role will be working under the supervision of the Senior Compensation and Benefits Manager and among 3 other Analysts, each with their own remits and specialisms.


The Opportunity & Responsibilities:

Day to day work will involve:
  • Support C&B Manager on Compensation projects. Integration and harmonization of company compensation plans.
  • Assisting the C&B Manager with coordination of the following C&B cyclical activities: annual salary planning, annual sales bonus calculations, salary range compilation and International Bonus and Long-term incentive planning
  • Building Excel-based tools to enable the team to calculate and record analysis efficiently and accurately
  • Collating and presenting results of data analysis via Excel or PowerPoint
  • Process promotions and adjustments, providing salary and total compensation recommendations and justifications
  • Routine salary and benefit benchmarking and appraisal (against internal and external market)
  • Be a point-of-contact for HR in the absence of other C&B Analysts/Manager
  • Communicating with HR contacts across EMEA in order to collate or distribute information in relation to Compensation/Benefits related activities
  • Providing support to C&B Director when required on Executive Compensation
  • Assessing all compensation movement requests (Promotions, salary adjustments)
  • Data input into appropriate trackers and templates

Project work will include:
  • Benchmarking analysis of whole departments in order to pinpoint priorities and create robust salary ranges
  • Supporting C&B Manager on ad hoc projects as and when required
  • Coordination and aiding the submission of salary surveys
  • Assisting with the implementation and roll-out of Enterprise-wide initiatives and directives from the US.

Basic Qualifications:

The Experience We Require From You:

  • Strong HR project management skills. Experience with conducting an annual salary/bonus review process in a large organisation will be a strong advantage.
  • Demonstrable HRIS experience and technical savviness.
  • High level of Excel proficiency. Vlookups, IF statements, Pivot tables and familiarity with a wide range of Excel formulas are essential to the role. Experience with VBA (macro building) will be a strong advantage.
  • High level of numeracy. Ability to easily understand and calculate percentages, pro-rata’d amounts, interpret statistics and deal with mathematical concepts related to compensation.
  • Experience of coordinating reward processes on an international scale.

  • Generalist HR experience, or experience of working as part of a wider HR Department.
  • Strong Powerpoint skills
  • Excellent presentation skills in excel – presenting a range of mathematical concepts and data sets in an audience-friendly way

Soft skills
  • Strong time management skills. The role is required to work unsociable hours as stakeholders sit in the US (Burbank) office.
  • Extremely high level of accuracy and attention to detail
  • Excellent coordination skills
  • High level of customer service and stakeholder management
  • Ability to work both in a team and independently
  • Ability to work in a complex challenging and sensitive environment and use the appropriate communication and influencing skills in order to work well with others
  • Self-starter able to work on own initiative with excellent organisation and prioritisation skills

Additional Information:

The Perks:
  • 25 days annual leave
  • Private medical insurance & dental care
  • Free Park Entry: You will have the opportunity to enter any of our parks with your family and friends for free
  • Disney Discounts: you are entitled to discounts on designated Disney products, resort F&B and ticketing
  • Flexible working hours are available
  • Excellent maternity & paternity leave
  • Business Resource Groups – Women @ Disney, Diversity @ Disney, Pride @ Disney etc.

The Walt Disney Company is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We strive to be a diverse workforce that is representative of our audiences, and where all can thrive and belong. We are committed to building a team that includes and respects a variety of voices, identities, backgrounds, experiences and perspectives.

About Disney Media & Entertainment Distribution:

Comprised of the Company’s international business units and various direct-to-consumer streaming services, Disney Media & Entertainment Distribution (DMED) aligns technology, media distribution and advertising sales into a single business segment to create and deliver personalized entertainment experiences to consumers around the world.

About The Walt Disney Company:

The Walt Disney Company, together with its subsidiaries and affiliates, is a leading diversified international family entertainment and media enterprise with the following business segments: media networks, parks and resorts, studio entertainment, consumer products and interactive media. From humble beginnings as a cartoon studio in the 1920s to its preeminent name in the entertainment industry today, Disney proudly continues its legacy of creating world-class stories and experiences for every member of the family. Disney’s stories, characters and experiences reach consumers and guests from every corner of the globe. With operations in more than 40 countries, our employees and cast members work together to create entertainment experiences that are both universally and locally cherished.

This position is with The Walt Disney Company Ltd., which is part of a business we call Disney Media & Entertainment Distribution.

The Walt Disney Company Ltd. is an equal opportunity employer. Applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, colour, religion or belief, sex, nationality, ethnic or national origin, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, marital or civil partner status, disability or pregnancy or maternity. Disney fosters a business culture where ideas and decisions from all people help us grow, innovate, create the best stories and be relevant in a rapidly changing world.

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