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Global Compensation Consultant / Compensation Manager

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Global Compensation Consultant / Compensation Manager


This position may be located in either Covington, KY, Dublin, OH or Wilmington, DE and includes global responsibilities


In support of the Ashland Compensation programs, the Global Compensation Consultant will work directly with Ashland Human Resource Business Partners and Director of Compensation and Benefits to ensure the effective communication, administration, reporting, and analysis of compensation related policies, programs and systems. 



The ideal candidate will be an experienced Compensation professional who enjoys collaborating with management, HR leaders, subject matter experts, and professional consultants to deliver global compensation programs.  With the right combination of knowledge in domestic and international compensation programs and processes, and Human Resources expertise, the Global Compensation Consultant will have a critical role in ensuring Ashland’s position as a leading specialty chemical company.



  • Participates in the design of innovative, competitive, cost effective compensation and reward programs to help Ashland attract, retain, reward and motivate high performing and high potential employees.
  • Support compensation initiatives across the organization and advise HR and business leaders in the development of competitive base and bonus/incentive programs in accordance with a global compensation philosophy.
  • Provide advice to the human resources community and managers on pay decisions, pay guidelines, policy and guideline interpretation and job evaluation.
  • Manage job analysis, job evaluations, job description review, and job pricing.
  • Administer and maintain the global compensation structure.
  • Participate in worldwide salary surveys and assure compensation programs are market competitive and internally equitable.
  • Manage the annual compensation review process for merit and bonus.
  • Design, develop and oversee compensation related training and education programs for executives, managers, and other support management.
  • Provide communication and training to HR leaders on compensation strategies, objectives, and the features of the compensation programs, providing tools and techniques to ensure that plan objectives are met and consistently applied.
  • Perform periodic benchmarking of existing programs against the market and recommend changes as appropriate.
  • Provide expertise on global compensation programs and ensure they meet local legal/ compliance requirements of the countries in which the programs exist.


**This job is based on a ladder structure and the job level (salary) will be determined by the quantity and quality of your experience.


  • BA/BS, with a minimum of 7–10 years’ experience in Compensation with a heavy concentration in compensation design and administration is required.
  • Broad knowledge of U.S. and global compensation practices including compensation/bonus/incentive programs, policy design/implementation, job analysis, market analysis, federal and local regulations, labor market trends, and analytical tools.
  • Excellent communication skills, including experience with presentations to management preferred.
  • Demonstrated success in leading teams and/or programs is preferred.
  • Self-starter with excellent project management skills including the ability to work effectively on multiple projects in a dynamic environment, document and communicate project plans, monitor progress and achieve milestones.
  • Detail oriented with demonstrated competency in process management, analysis, decision making, and cultural awareness.
  • Must have strong analytical skills using both quantitative and qualitative date and have the ability to draw conclusions from analysis.
  • Working knowledge of Workday or other HCM systems is strongly preferred.
  • Must have expert knowledge of Excel (including formulas, v-lookups, pivot tables) and proficiency with Word and Power Point.
  • All applicants must be authorized to work in the United States.


TO APPLY FOR THIS POSITION, please select the Apply button. If no Apply button is provided, please visit Ashland's Career Center. Once there, enter job number 2017-6884 in the Keyword Search field to find this posting and apply on-line.


NOTE:  We do not accept resumes from external staffing agencies or independent recruiters for any of our openings unless we have a signed recruiting agreement in place to fill a specific position.


Ashland Global Holdings Inc. (NYSE: ASH) is a premier global specialty chemicals company serving customers in a wide range of consumer and industrial markets, including adhesives, architectural coatings, automotive, construction, energy, food and beverage, personal care and pharmaceutical. At Ashland, we are 6,000 passionate, tenacious solvers - from renowned scientists and research chemists to talented engineers and plant operators - who thrive on developing practical, innovative and elegant solutions to complex problems for customers in more than 100 countries. Ashland also maintains a controlling interest in Valvoline Inc. (NYSE: VVV), a premium consumer-branded lubricant supplier. Visit to learn more.


Ashland. always solving


We are passionate, tenacious, solvers who thrive on developing practical, innovative and elegant solutions to complex problems in applied chemistry, always pushing the boundaries of what’s possible, and advancing the competitiveness of our customers across diverse industries.


Our people—molecular scientists, chemists, process engineers, logisticians, research scientists, economists, analysts, compliance auditors, salespeople, safety experts and more—are distinguished by their ability to create and apply specialized chemistry in ways that enable customers to amplify the efficacy, refine the usability, add to the allure, ensure the integrity, and improve the profitability of their products and applications.


The Ashland Way


Our vision, mission, way and values are the foundation for what makes Ashland, Ashland. What we aspire to accomplish, how we work every day toward that vision, and the way that we do things are what give substance to the promises we make to each other, customers and investors.


Our vision is to make a better world by providing creative solutions through the application of specialty ingredients and materials.


Our mission is to develop practical, innovative, and elegant solutions to complex problems in applied chemistry, always pushing the boundaries of what’s possible, and advancing the competitiveness of our customers across diverse industries.


Our way is to respect, protect, and advance the people we work with, companies we serve, shareholders who invest in our future, communities we’re a part of, and planet we share.


Ashland is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled/Gender Identity/Sexual Orientation. 

Ashland is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability.


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