Atlantic Health System

Manager, Compensation

Job Location(s) US-NJ-Morristown
Position Type
01830700-Total Rewards&Shared Services
Corporate Office - Morristown


The Compensation Leader is responsible for managing the compensation function for leaders and staff throughout Atlantic Health System. Plans, develops, and implements new and revised compensation programs, policies and procedures to be responsive to the AHS's goals and competitive practices. Responsible for ensuring through audits, legal reports and personal interactions that the organization's compensation programs are consistently administered in compliance with company policies and government regulations.


  • Recommends strategic revisions to, reduces complexity of, and monitors the effectiveness of existing compensation policies, guidelines and procedures. Creates functional strategies and specific objectives for the sub-function and develops budgets/policies/procedures to support the functional infrastructure. Deep knowledge of the managed sub-function and solid knowledge of the overall departmental function.
  • Expertise in Broad-based compensation, physician compensation & benefits, and executive compensation.
  • Provides well thought out advice to staff and leadership on pay decisions, policy and guideline interpretation, and job evaluation including the design of creative solutions to all compensation-related programs.  
  • Manages regular job family evaluations and market analysis, aligned with internal and external data that is benchmarked and based on solid compensation criteria.  May assist in writing job descriptions.
  • Communication lead for all annual pay and incentive processes; with an eye for increasing consistency, reducing risk, and minimizing process complexity. 
  • Manages the administration of all pay and incentive programs for executive, physician, and administrative staff positions. Performs incentive calculations for all employee groups ensuring accuracy and timeliness of payments according to organizational timelines.
  • Coordinates the compensation committee to include working with the chair to set agenda, compiling information and performing analysis to present at meetings, making recommendations to the committee regarding courses of actions, and executing committee decisions.  May participate in or lead other committees as needed. 
  • Keeps apprised of federal, state, and local compensation laws and regulations in order to ensure AHS’s compliance.
  • Strong HR business knowledge and demonstrated ability to deliver results exceeding expectations with clients and key stakeholders Customer and business acumen; demonstrated stakeholder management skills.



  • Bachelor’s degree required
  • Master’s in Human Resources or other related field a plus

Relevant Experience:

  • 8+ years of managerial experience leading a compensation department 
  • Compensation and/or Executive compensation experience

About Us

Atlantic Health System aims to deliver the highest quality, safety and care combined the best experience for our patients and their families. We are confident that you will find success within Atlantic Health System, which has been named for the 14th year in a row to Fortune’s “Top 100 Best U.S. Companies to Work For” list. We believe you will find that our culture of collaboration and care exemplifies the value we place on our patients, their families and our employees.

EEO Statement

Atlantic Health System, Inc. is an equal employment opportunity employer and federal contractor or subcontractor and therefore abides by applicable laws to protect applicants and employees from discrimination in hiring, promotion, discharge, pay, fringe benefits, job training, classification, referral, and other aspects of employment, on the basis of race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy, gender identity and sexual orientation), national origin, citizenship status, disability, age, genetics, or veteran status.


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