Compensation Manager

| Greater NYC Area
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WHO WE ARE

Braze delivers customer experiences across email, mobile, SMS, and web. Customers, including HBO, Disney, Guardian, Burger King, Seamless, Delivery Hero, and Venmo, use the Braze platform to facilitate real-time experiences between brands and consumers in a more authentic and human way. And we do it at scale – each month, tens of billions of messages are sent to a network of over 2 billion active users through Braze.

Need more proof? Braze was named a Leader in the Gartner Magic Quadrant for Mobile Marketing Platforms in 2019 and the Forbes Cloud 100. The company has also been selected as one of Inc. Magazine’s Best Places to Work (2019 and 2020), and Crain's Best Places to Work in NYC (2019 and 2020). Our London office has also been Great Place to Work-Certified for 2021 by Great Place to Work UK.

WHAT YOU’LL DO

The People Operations team is charged with the ongoing evaluation of our total rewards strategy and practices. The Compensation Manager, is a key member of the team reporting to the Senior Manager, Systems and Total Rewards, you will have a unique opportunity to shape the direction of compensation at Braze. Specifically, you will lead strategic day-to-day compensation practices and cyclical company-wide initiatives while also keeping a pulse on market trends. This role requires significant cross-functional partnerships with our Business Partners, Recruiters, and Finance teams, to ensure that compensation at Braze remains competitive. You will also have a lot of direct interaction with managers and department leads to understand each team’s unique compensation landscape. 

Responsibilities:

  • Project manage the end-to-end development of Braze’s compensation structure to ensure equitable and competitive pay practices, working closely with key stakeholders across the business, consultants, and compensation team.
  • Partner with the Compensation team to ensure broader compensation strategy alignment with day to day practices.
  • Support the strategic planning, communication, and execution of cyclical compensation review and bonus processes.
  • Monitor, interpret, and implement relevant pay practice changes to ensure compliance with regulations / legislation across all Braze geographies (i.e. FLSA classification).
  • In partnership with the HRIS team, lead Workday system optimization for compensation practices, including defining compensation process requirements, testing, and implementation.
  • Design and implement audit plans to ensure pay accuracy.
  • Prepare and present ad hoc compensation studies, enabling leaders to make informed decisions for their teams.
  • In partnership with Compensation Analyst, the Compensation Manager will benchmark roles externally to inform salary range recommendations across the business.
  • Collaborate with project teams and leadership to develop, educate, and deploy new compensation initiatives across the organization.
  • Assist with total rewards programs and practices, such as equity, sales plans, and other team programs as needed.

WHO YOU ARE

We are looking for somebody who is experienced with managing large-scale projects and processes, knows how to manage, build analytics, and draw insights from large data sets, and is passionate about delivering exemplary customer service. The right person is an obsessively detail-oriented multi-tasker, enjoys finding and implementing process efficiencies, and has an eye toward ensuring equitable practices.

Requirements:

  • 5 years compensation and/or total rewards experience. 
  • 2+ years Workday compensation experience and proven ability to seamlessly adapt to new systems.
  • Demonstrated project management skills and the ability to drive programs independently.
  • A firm commitment to confidentiality and ability to operate with a high level of integrity and discretion.
  • Intermediate to advanced proficiency in Excel / Google Sheets (i.e. pivot tables, VLOOKUPs, complex conditional formulas, basic macros) with an ability and desire to conduct analysis on large data sets and draw conclusions/make recommendations.
  • Strong work ethic and ability to prioritize workload and follow-up in a timely fashion; start-up experience preferred.
  • Ability to communicate effectively at all levels of the organization.
  • Proven ability to collaborate and work in a cross-functional team environment
  • Ability to identify gaps and implement changes.
  • Ability to remain organized and work on multiple simultaneous projects.

WHAT WE OFFER

  • Competitive compensation that includes equity
  • Generous time off policy to balance your work and life, including paid parental leave
  • Competitive medical, dental, and vision coverage for you and your dependents
  • Collaborative, transparent, and fun loving office culture

Braze is deeply committed to diversity, equity and inclusion and making our organization a place for all individuals regardless of race, religion, national origin, age, sex and gender identity, sexual orientation, pregnancy status, familial status, disability status, veteran status, genetic information or any other protected class. We are also committed to providing reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities. If you are selected to interview, to request an accommodation either as part of the interview process or during your potential employment with Braze, please let your recruiter know and a member of our People Relations team will follow up with you.

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Location

Easily accessible from Penn Station and Hudson Yards.

An Insider's view of Braze

What are some social events your company does?

Every month, a different department hosts a social event - this provides a great opportunity to get to know and collaborate with people across teams. In addition to broader team social events, we also host a quarterly team outing where we do team building activities and socialize outside the office. It’s really fun!

Zana

Business Development Manager, East

How do you collaborate with other teams in the company?

I work closely with teams from across marketing, as well as from a variety of different departments—from customer success to product—to inform the content we create. Thankfully, the people at Braze aren’t just really smart; they’re also thoughtful and kind. That makes collaboration easier and something I look forward to every day.

Todd

Managing Editor, Content Marketing

How would you describe the company’s work-life balance?

At Braze, we refer to work-life balance as work-life harmony -- and we strongly value it. Our flexible paid-time-off policy gives team members the ability to take time off in the way that suits them best.

Andrew

Senior Manager, People Relations

What are Braze Perks + Benefits

Braze Benefits Overview

Our health, dental, and vision plans are among the best out there — a happy team member is a healthy one. Our flexible time-off policy lets you balance your work and life in the way that suits you best, and includes paid parental leave. Globally, we support you as you plan for your future, through regionally tailored programs like 401(k) matching through Betterment in the US. When it comes to snacks in the office, we've got you covered — and lunch is on us every single day. When it comes to engaging in the community, we take it seriously. Each year we send team members to conferences around the world to engage with the developer community and learn the latest and greatest updates in all of the technologies we use. And lastly, we support your professional growth through formal career pathing, the Braze University learning platform, and ongoing enablement to foster success. Want more? Further your education with tuition reimbursement.

Culture
Volunteer in local community
In addition to volunteering in our communities globally, our Braze Cares program focuses on charitable giving. Employees can curate donation funds to support causes and Braze matches $100 per employee
Partners with Nonprofits
We have a partnership in NYC with New York Edge, a nonprofit bridging the opportunity gap among underserved students by providing programs to improve academic performance, health & wellness & more.
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Daily sync
Open office floor plan
Diversity
Dedicated Diversity/Inclusion Staff
Unconscious bias training
Diversity Employee Resource Groups
We have a number of ERGs to help enhance our employees' experience while working with us. Including [email protected], [email protected], Femmentor, Healthy Minds @ Braze, [email protected], [email protected], [email protected]
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Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Dental Benefits
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Life Insurance
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K) Matching
Company Equity
Performance Bonus
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Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Family Medical Leave
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Generous PTO
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Company Outings
Free Daily Meals
Stocked Kitchen
Some Meals Provided
Happy Hours
Recreational Clubs
Professional Development Benefits
Tuition Reimbursement
Diversity Program
Lunch and learns
Promote from within
Mentorship program
Continuing Education stipend
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