Senior Manager, Compensation Operations

Company Description

Who We Are Twitter’s mission is to give everyone the power to create and share ideas and information instantly, without barriers. Our Total Rewards team is dedicated to partnering with the business to attract, motivate, and retain great talent at Twitter.

The Position

We are looking for an experienced Compensation Operations leader who is both a strategist as well as an expert executioner to help design and deliver on our portfolio of compensation operations programming and deliverables.

In this role, you will operate in a fast-paced environment requiring a high degree of accuracy, strategy and cross-functional partnership.

You will have the opportunity to strategically build, iterate and manage critical compensation programs and processes cross-functionally and globally. The scope for this role covers a variety of compensation programs and business processes surrounding base pay, variable pay and equity compensation.

What You’ll Do

  • Function as a strategic partner to internal stakeholders to deliver competitive compensation programs that support Twitter’s mission, talent strategy, as well as business needs.
  • Re-imagine and drive execution excellence of cyclical and ad-hoc compensation programs by establishing standard operating procedures, documentation, and automation that helps the team move more efficiently..
  • Work with the internal systems team and/or vendors to update Compensation/HR platforms (Workday, Tableau) to meet the needs of our team members and business partners
  • Develop recommendations for compensation structures, job architecture, org designs, etc that are cost-effective and provide effective pay for performance outcomes
  • Manage priorities, workflow, and dependencies in connection with appropriate organization objectives and roadmaps.
  • Coordinate resources needed to meet or exceed deliverables, delegating and escalating as needed. Identify and manage risks with ease in an ever-changing and fast-paced environment.
  • Ensure programs and business processes are sustainable and scalable by measuring success, and driving process improvements to promote efficiency.
  • Facilitate decision-making and alignment between key partners from the People Team, IT, Legal, Finance, Comms, and leadership.
  • Manage, develop and coach corporate compensation team members and provide support as needed to other Total Rewards team members and key stakeholders.
  • Communicate and collaborate with key stakeholders, facilitates appropriate change management, lead project teams, and serve as the primary POC as needed.
  • Key partners include HRBPs, Employee Communications, People Systems & Analytics, Legal, Finance, Payroll, Recruiting, Learning & Development, etc.


Who You Are

  • Ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously 
  • Business, human resources, finance, operations, or related experience required
  • You are an active listener and love to synthesize group discussions into clarifying key points and tactical solutions.
  • You are instinctive enough to identify opportunities for improvement, scrappy enough to solve problems creatively, and savvy enough to work with all levels in a matrixed environment.
  • You are motivated by change, complexity, ambiguity, and fast-paced environments.
  • You are obsessed with creating a positive employee experience.
  • You care about team culture as well as how it fits into the overall Twitter culture.


  • 8-12 years experience in project/program management, including HR programs
  • Experience managing compensation programs and familiarity with base pay, variable pay, and equity compensation programs preferred
  • Experience coaching and developing others Change management experience and demonstrated ability to influence at all levels within an organization
  • Experience working in a fast-paced, high growth, dynamic business environment; tech industry experience highly desired
  • BA/BS in a relevant discipline, or equivalent experience


Additional Information

We are committed to an inclusive and diverse Twitter. Twitter is an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate based on race, ethnicity, color, ancestry, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, veteran status, genetic information, marital status or any other legally protected status. San Francisco applicants: Pursuant to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance, we will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records.

The applicable salary range for each U.S.-based role is based on where the employee works and is aligned to one of 4 tiers according to a cost of labor index in that geographic area. Starting pay for the successful applicant will depend on a variety of job-related factors, which may include education, training, experience, location, business needs, or market demands. The expected salary ranges for this role are set forth below. These ranges may be modified in the future.

  • Tier A: USD $186,000 - USD $259,000
  • Tier B: USD $175,000 - USD $247,000
  • Tier C: USD $167,000 - USD $234,000
  • Tier D: USD $157,000 - USD $220,000

You can view which tier applies to where you plan to work here. If your location is not listed, please speak with your recruiter for additional information.

This job is also eligible for participation in Twitter’s Performance Bonus Plan and Equity Incentive Plan subject to the terms of the applicable plans and policies.

Twitter offers a wide range of benefits to U.S.-based employees, including medical, dental, and vision insurance, 401(k) program with employer match, generous time off for vacation, sick time, and parental leave. Twitter’s benefits prioritize employee wellness and progressive support to our diverse workforce.


Remote US, San Francisco, New York City, Chicago, Seattle, Atlanta



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