Compensation Manager

Posted January 31, 2024
LocationWashington D.C.
Job Type Direct Hire
Industry Legal
ContactDirect Hire Team

Job description

The Ford Agency is looking for an experienced Compensation Manager to join the Human Resources Department at a top DC law firm. This individual will play a critical role in developing compensation strategy and implementing initiatives and programs to support the long term goals. If you are a compensation professional with a background in professional services looking to make an impact at a prestigious law firm, this could be the role for you!
Responsibilities Include:
  • Deliver compensation guidance to hiring managers and firm leadership regarding professional staff salaries
  • Maintain compensation programs and systems
  • Analyze market trends and adjust pay structures as needed
  • Design and develop pay structures and job architecture in conjunction with the hiring team
  • Ensure firm compliance in regard to compensation programs, tracking all federal, state, and local laws
  • Oversee firm policies and procedures in relation to regulation and legal requirements
  • Assist in reviewing and updating professional staff job descriptions
  • Establish FLSA status, classification, job codes, and EEO codes
Qualifications Include:
  • Bachelor's Degree required
  • 5+ years of experience in managing compensation in professional services field
  • Knowledge of local and federal laws and regulations in relation to compensation
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Suite and HRIS Systems
    • Advanced Excel skills required
  • Professional written and oral communication skills
  • Ability to work in fast-paced environment with shifting priorities
  • Strong project management and problem solving skills
Key Points:
  • Prestigious Law Firm
  • Generous Benefits
  • Impactful Role
Candidates for this position must be based in DC, MD, or VA area or have independent plans for relocation.
The Ford Agency is a recruiting firm based in Washington, D.C. We represent a broad range of organizations including: non-profits, associations, legal, consulting, and government relations firms. This position is an opening with one of our clients.