At GitLab, we seek to enable a high performance culture while keeping team members’ experience at the forefront of everything we do. As the Compensation Program Manager, you will play a pivotal role in aligning compensation strategy with GitLab’s organizational strategy, values and culture.

What you’ll do 

  • Promote an understanding of compensation philosophy, practices and administration across all levels of the organization
  • Build strong partnerships with Talent Acquisition and People Business Partners to attract and retain top talent
  • Assist the team in administering various programs such as annual compensation review, promotion cycles, bonus program, sales commission plans, etc.
  • Demonstrate ownership to drive compensation programs within client groups and serve as a trusted adviser and business partner
  • Work closely with the team to maintain GitLab’s global job architecture and ensure it meets the needs of the business
  • Analyzes trends and metrics in partnership with the People team to develop solutions, programs and policies
  • Develop and deploy training materials to promote an understanding of compensation philosophies, practices and administration across all levels of the organization
  • Provide education regarding equity plans at GitLab in collaboration with Stock Administration to ensure team members understand the potential value of their equity
  • Support the team in preparation of Compensation and Leadership Development Committee meetings
  • Ensure compliance with all international rules and regulations (we operate in 60+ countries)

What you’ll bring 

  • Demonstrated experience in Global compensation, ideally in fast-paced, dynamic environment
  • Experience working with People Business Partners or senior leaders in a business facing role to solve compensation challenges
  • Experience working in both private and public companies and managing and scaling various compensation programs through periods of high growth
  • Ability to build complex compensation models and articulate it in a simple and clear manner
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • A shared interest in our values, and working in accordance with those values
  • Ability to use GitLab
  • Also, we know it’s tough, but please try to avoid the ​​confidence gap​.​​ You don’t have to match all the listed requirements exactly to be considered for this role.
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