Adecco Group

Adecco - Director - Compensation - Jacksonville, FL

Location US-FL-Jacksonville
Adecco Group - Corporate


Grow your career with The Adecco Group, the world’s leading provider of recruiting and career services. The Adecco Group is widely considered one of the fastest growing companies in Northeast Florida. Since 2014, our corporate headquarters relocation added approximately 185 new jobs and it is anticipated that we will invest over $3.4 million into the local economy. A recent footprint expansion into Downtown Jacksonville has increased our presence in the community and adds to the already robust amount of colleagues that we house in the Southside area – nearly 1,000 colleagues and associates in Jacksonville.

We value our employee’s health and wellbeing, providing many programs that enhance all aspects of a colleague’s experience. These programs and growth opportunities, paired with our Corporate Social Responsibility initiatives, provide a vibrant and inclusive corporate culture for those that work for, with and around The Adecco Group.


We are currently seeking an experienced professional to join our Total Rewards team as a Compensation Director at our North American headquarters in Jacksonville, FL.


The Compensation Director serves as a highly visible subject matter expert (SME) and leads and directs the design, development, implementation and administration of salaried and hourly compensation programs, including annual merit, short-term and long-term incentives, sales incentives, and executive compensation, across multiple lines of business. Leads the Compensation Center of Expertise (COE) and ensures flawless process management and communications. Strategically focuses on programs that are designed to ensure appropriate global alignment and the execution of a competitive and equitable compensation strategy to attract, engage, and retain key talent.



  • Provides strategic thought leadership and direction on all compensation and salary administration programs, initiatives, and activities through the definition, development and execution of related methodologies, plans, process and tools in accordance with organizational priorities for multiple business lines. 
  • Oversees and provides strategic guidance for the implementation and administration of field/sales incentive compensation plans and associated modeling and analysis to ensure return on investment (ROI) and cost effectiveness.
  • Oversees and provides consultative services to executive management, business partners, and hiring managers regarding compensation and salary administration, including issue resolution when necessary.
  • Anticipates internal/external business challenges and/or issues and recommends and implements value opportunities, including policy and plan development and/or enhancement, process optimization, forecasting, and key stakeholder and client relationship management improvements.
  • Builds and continuously enhances relationships with key internal stakeholders and external partners/vendors to ensure business requirements are fulfilled, risks are mitigated, and value is optimized.
  • Oversees, develops and implements performance metrics, financial models and other tools to track total compensation and trends to plans, budgets, and forecasts. 
  • Advocates for a unified approach to compensation and salary administration by establishing and maintaining partnerships internal/external of the organization.
  • Oversees, leads, and performs need, trend, feasibility and performance assessments to ensure the effective definition, development and communication of compensation plans and salary structures, as well as optimal return on investment (ROI).
  • Prepares, administers and oversees assigned budgets and recommends, formulates, implements and communications compensation related policies, procedures and best practices.
  • Directly and/or indirectly coaches and supervises employees, including executing performance management and providing growth and development opportunities. 
  • Participates in special projects and performs other duties as assigned.



Masters or Bachelors degree in business, human resources, finance or a related field with a minimum of ten (10) years of progressive human resources experience with a significant focus on compensation administration. A minimum of five (5) years of experience in a supervisory or managerial role. Is also required. Equivalent combination of post high school education and experience is acceptable in lieu of a degree.



  • Knowledge of the principles, practices, and standards of human resources, compensation design and administration, including merit, short-term and long-term incentives, sales incentives, and executive compensation.
  • Knowledge of business process management and continuous improvement concepts and application.
  • Knowledge of and ability to understand, interpret and apply related federal, state, and local laws, rules, ordinances, and regulations related to compensation administration, such as the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA).
  • Knowledge of and the ability to strategically align tasks and people resources with organizational goals and objectives.
  • Ability to strategically plan and serve as a catalyst for organizational change, cultivate a shared vision with others, and motivate others to transfer vision into action.
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships internal/external of the organization.
  • Ability to effectively manage projects that may vary in nature and scope.
  • Ability to mentor, coach, train, and/or supervise employees, including the ability to foster an effective team work environment.
  • Proficient with Microsoft Outlook, Word and PowerPoint.
  • Advanced proficiency with Microsoft Excel.
  • Skilled in communicating effectively verbally and in writing with various levels of employees and management.
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Excel, Word, PowerPoint, and Outlook




The Adecco Group through an impressive portfolio of staffing industry leading brands, including Accounting Principals, Adecco Staffing, Ajilon, Entegee, Lee Hecht Harrison, Modis, Paladin, Parker+Lynch, Pontoon, Special Counsel and Soliant is the world’s leading provider of Human Resources solutions.


We are the workforce experts delivering staffing and career service solutions to organizations and individuals across all industries. Collectively we harness the power of some of the greatest talent in the world. That talent and expertise allows us to do business globally and act locally with deep knowledge in niche areas.


Every day, we have more than 100,000 associates on assignment, 30,000 colleagues working internally to support more than 10,000 clients in the United States and Canada. Ensuring our business units are prepared to deliver outstanding service to our associates and clients, the Adecco Group North America team provides a strong infrastructure through our corporate and shared services team.


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