Global HR M&A / US Proxy Statement - Compensation Manager

General Motor
June 02, 2023
Offerd Salary:Negotiation
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The Role: There has never been a more exciting time to be part of GM's Global Total Rewards team! The chosen candidate will lead two important HR workstreams:

  • M&A: leading the full deal lifecycle for all HR stakeholders from pre-LOI to integration, including global and domestic transactions such as mergers, acquisitions, divestitures, minority investments, business expansions, and integration and transition activities
  • US proxy statement: providing compensation expertise and support for the executive compensation disclosure in the company's proxy statement
  • This leader will have the opportunity to serve as the leader for two compensation analysts and a matrixed team of specialists on the HR due diligence and integration teams, HR centers of expertise (COEs) and other partners, both within and outside of HR, executing deal strategy and managing the overall employee experience. The ideal candidate must be curious and a constant self-driven learner, excel at establishing strong relationships, able to navigate across global functions and enjoy working in a fast-paced, high performing environment.


    M &A

  • Lead end to end HR M&A activities globally, including establishing and achieving HR deal milestones
  • Develop HR and People deal strategy and integration approach and oversee implementation, in support of commercial and operational deal objectives
  • Engage HR deal leaders, oversee key activities and provide hands-on support
  • Manage each transaction in accordance with established governance, guiding principles and HR operating model
  • Facilitate knowledge sharing across the due diligence and integration teams
  • Serve as a primary point of contact for HR and point of escalation for deal HR matters
  • Refine templates and standardized processes
  • Gather feedback, identify areas for improvement, and participate in action planning
  • Conduct HR due diligence, culture assessment and reporting
  • Provide support on all types of deal agreements including stock, asset and related schedules and consulting and employment arrangements
  • Partner with Field HR, Talent Acquisition, and Total Rewards team members to identify market competitive issues/key areas of focus and develop pragmatic solutions
  • Update due diligence requests and playbook for each transaction
  • Proxy Statement

  • Lead executive compensation analytical, technical and consulting support for proxy statement compensation issues
  • Continually benchmark proxy statement best practices and industry leaders
  • Support shareholder engagement, gather data, analyze external trends, prepare data and recommendations for actionable review
  • Develop and maintain strong relationships, client focus for internal partners (including legal, treasury, finance, accounting, audit) and external stakeholders
  • Coordinate involvement by HR partners, COEs, internal stakeholders and external advisors
  • Solicit input and gain buy-in from stakeholders to ensure consistent and smooth execution
  • Additional Description


  • Bachelors degree in Finance, Mathematics or related field
  • Proficient in the English language
  • 5 years of related HR M&A experience, post-merger integrations and business expansions, leading a team of compensation professionals
  • Proxy statement experience
  • Validated ability to work independently and take initiative
  • Strong organizational and project management skills
  • Excellent written and verbal communications skills
  • Ability to use data to develop conclusions and recommendations to support executive compensation issues
  • Advanced skills in Microsoft Excel
  • Ability to influence across diverse groups and levels of management
  • Highly proficient in Microsoft Office
  • Knowledge and Skills:

  • Global experience leading multiple, complex regional and global deals from pre-LOI through post-integration
  • Demonstrated ability to multi-task, manage prioritization and lead multiple projects simultaneously
  • Experience working in a large, global and matrixed, fast-paced environment
  • Exceptional experience with complex problem solving
  • Strong collaboration skills to work with HR functional leaders, compensation and benefits teams, corporate development and executive teams
  • Executive presence and the ability to conduct virtual and in-person meetings and influence outcomes
  • Knowledge of US laws related to HR, employment, benefits, compensation and proxy statement
  • Understanding of employment environment and significant laws in other countries
  • Strong communication, collaboration and relationship building skills
  • Successful team player who builds and maintains solid relationships with internal teams
  • Ability to work with target companies, internal teams and various business units on integration planning and implementation
  • Detail-oriented with proven ability to multi-task, manage time with competing priorities and aggressive timelines to achieve goals and close issues.
  • Preferred: 3 years of proxy statement experience
  • Skills/Competencies:

  • Ability to work collaboratively
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Strong consulting skills
  • Flexibility and organizational agility
  • Ability to balance sense of urgency
  • Persuasive communication skills
  • Strong storytelling skills
  • Interpersonal savvy
  • Dealing with ambiguity
  • Problem solving
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