Overview

Job Locations:
Luxembourg
Zurich
Dublin
Krakow
London

At BBH we value diverse backgrounds, so if your experience looks a little different from what we've outlined and you think you can bring value to the role, we will still welcome your application!

What You Can Expect At BBH:

If you join BBH you will find a collaborative environment that enables you to step outside your role to add value wherever you can. You will have direct access to clients, information and experts across all business areas around the world. BBH will provide you with opportunities to grow your expertise, take on new challenges, and reinvent yourself—without leaving the firm. We encourage a culture of inclusion that values each employee’s unique perspective. We provide a high-quality benefits program emphasizing good health, financial security, and peace of mind. Ultimately we want you to have rewarding work with the flexibility to enjoy personal and family experiences at every career stage. Our BBH Cares program offers volunteer opportunities to give back to your community and help transform the lives of others.

At Brown Brothers Harriman, we believe no job is too big or small for any of us to handle if it helps our clients. We value passionate, committed people who enjoy collaborating with others to find new solutions to complex business challenges. We are looking for the type of person who speaks their mind, truly listens and steps outside their role to add value wherever they can. Someone who is driven to get things done and views obstacles as an exciting challenge that demands a creative solution. Above all, we seek someone who takes great pride in their work and is inspired and motivated by their role in protecting and enhancing our client’s financial well-being.

If you are looking for an entrepreneurial environment where you can learn and thrive, Brown Brothers Harriman is the right place for you.

Join us as a Compensation Manager!

Brown Brothers Harriman is currently recruiting for a Compensation Manager to join our Human Resources team. In this role you will advise on and deliver competitive, cost-effective compensation policies, programs and practices for the global Revenue business groups within Investor Services the Firm, while also managing all EU and UK remuneration directives.

This will be accomplished by providing compensation consultative guidance, analysis, support, such as funding model scenarios, bonus and salary projections, planning budgets, salary and bonus compensation planning, reconciliations, promotion programs, and delivery of market trends analysis and reporting. The role will also oversee remuneration directive compliance in our Poland, Luxembourg, Ireland and UK offices. 

As a member of the Firmwide compensation team, this role leads and or participates in the delivery of Firmwide Compensation programs, processes, practices, controls, and governance in delivery of Firmwide compensation and in support of broad HR.

Some of your key responsibilities include:

  • Participate in ongoing review of compensation practices, policies, and processes. Lead these activities for their assigned business areas.

  • Oversee location-specific regulatory compensation mandates

  • Collaborate with Talent Acquisition to develop competitive compensation offers for new hires.

  • Lead execution of the Total Compensation Planning cycles for assigned business areas.

  • Develop compensation communications for HRBPs, managers and employees

  • Execute the compensation market survey process for assigned business areas.

  • Benchmark BBH jobs and practices to external market surveys

  • Track key issues and trends in compensation, by participating in industry groups, conducting benchmarking studies, and gathering market intelligence from Recruiters.

  • Analyze data from external and internal sources to prepare competitive intelligence summaries and compensation strategy recommendations to business leaders.

  • Review new and existing job descriptions and level to appropriate grade in the BBH job hierarchy

  • Act as lead and/or team member on compensation related projects such as compensation program design and implementation, external benchmarking studies, and functional promotion review.

  • Lead or participate in broad HR initiatives

Desired Qualifications:

  • 8 + years relevant compensation experience

  • Bachelor’s degree in HR, business or finance or related work experience

  • Ability to manage multiple, high priority tasks and adjust to shifting priorities, while meeting deadlines

  • EU/UK remuneration regulatory experience

  • Excellent organizational and follow up skills with a strong attention to detail

  • Extensive knowledge of compensation best practices

  • Ability to work independently and interact with all levels of management in a professional and positive manner.

  • Strong, interpersonal, communication and presentation skills

  • Experience working with McLagan, Radford and KFHG surveys and databases a plus

  • Job Architecture Framework development or project execution

  • Pay Equity Analysis principles and methodology

  • Excellent PC skills, including Microsoft Office Suite and Access

  • Experience with Workday & People fluent

  • Compensation experience in the financial services industry preferred

  • CCP certification (in process or achieved)

What You Can Expect At BBH:

If you join BBH you will a find collaborative environment that enables you to step outside your role to add value wherever you can. You will have direct access to clients, information and experts across all business areas around the world. BBH will provide you with opportunities to grow your expertise, take on new challenges, and reinvent yourself—without leaving the firm. We encourage a culture of inclusion that values each employee’s unique perspective. We provide a high-quality benefits program emphasizing good health, financial security, and peace of mind. Ultimately, we want you to have rewarding work with the flexibility to enjoy personal and family experiences at every career stage. Our BBH Cares program offers volunteer opportunities to give back to your community and help transform the lives of others.