Walsh Construction

Compensation Manager

Job Locations US-IL-Chicago
Requisition ID
Position Type
Experienced - Full-Time
Service Group


Do you want an opportunity to shape compensation philosophy, methodology and analysis at a multi-billion dollar company?  Walsh is currently seeking a Compensation Manager to work at our Corporate Office in Chicago, Illinois.


The Compensation Manager will report to our VP Compensation and have significant interaction with top executives and Ownership.  The position is responsible for the analysis and administration of compensation programs to ensure internal equity and external competitiveness.  


As a fourth-generation, family-owned business, Walsh recruits individuals who are seeking a small company feel with a large company backing.  Walsh is a successful fast-growing company at the forefront of technology and is committed to being the employer of choice to our employees and the builder of choice to our customers.

There are many compelling reasons why exceptional people should consider a career with our company:

  • Challenging, complex work
  • Creative and innovative problem-solving environment
  • Supportive, communicative managers who reward hard work
  • Opportunities for growth, training, and development
  • Flexibility in career path & progression


  • Leads various projects ensuring projects are completed on time and within the allocated budget. Ensures project plans are documented.
  • Interviews managers and writes job descriptions. Evaluates jobs to the external market and compares jobs internally.
  • Completes compensation survey submissions and performs market analysis of jobs. Leads job evaluation efforts by researching appropriate survey matches for jobs and analyzing results.
  • Leads the coordination of various compensation programs, including the annual merit and bonus programs. Ensure that the programs are administered consistently and equitably across the organization.
  • Directs documentation of compensation policies and procedures and costs new or existing compensation programs. Creates communication materials for all levels of employees on all compensation-related topics.
  • Assists in the coordination of various compensation programs, including the annual merit and bonus programs. Ensures that the programs are administered consistently and equitably across the organization.
  • Counsels managers and executives by answering questions concerning compensation. Trains managers when needed on compensation-related principles.
  • Creates and produces compensation-related reports from various databases. Creates spreadsheets and supplemental databases with various employee data to be utilized in compensation modeling, costing, administration and analysis.
  • Assesses compensation-related processes and procedures and makes recommendations for advancement.
  • Researches and provides recommendations on compensation trends and compensation compliance-related topics.
  • Provides guidance and training to lower-level compensation professionals.


  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience and a CCP (Certified Compensation Professional) is preferred
  • At least 6 years of experience working in a compensation department is required

  • Experience analyzing and administrating compensation programs is necessary

  • Strong organization and communication skills are required

  • Detail-orientation is needed

The Walsh Group offers competitive wages and benefits, including:

  • Medical, Dental & Vision Insurance
  • Generous Vacation Time & Paid US Holidays
  • Company 401(k) Matching Contributions
  • Flexible Spending Accounts (FSA)
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
  • Commuter Benefits Program
  • Maternity Leave Policy
  • Short and Long-Term Disability Insurance
  • Term Life and AD&D Insurance

If hired by The Walsh Group, you must be in compliance with your employment location’s COVID-19 related requirements, if any.


The Walsh Group, Ltd. Is committed to providing equal opportunity to qualified applicants with disabilities to compete for jobs. To request a reasonable accommodation in completing this application, please contact the Human Resources Department at 312-563-5905 or hr@walshgroup.com.


An Equal Opportunity Employer, Disability/Veteran


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