Sr. Director, Executive Compensation

Johnson & Johnson



New Brunswick, NJ


Position summary

Johnson & Johnson is currently recruiting for a Sr. Director, Executive Compensation located in New Brunswick, NJ.

At Johnson & Johnson, we believe good health is the foundation of vibrant lives, thriving communities and forward progress. That is why for more than 130 years, we have striven to keep people well at every age and every stage of life.

Today, as the world’s largest and most broadly-based healthcare company, we are committed to using our reach and size for good. We strive to improve access and affordability, build healthier communities, and put a healthy mind, body, and environment within reach of everyone, everywhere. Every day, our more than 130,000 employees across the world are blending heart, science, and ingenuity to profoundly change the trajectory of health for humanity.

Thriving on a diverse company culture, celebrating the uniqueness of our employees, and committed to inclusion. Proud to be an equal opportunity employer.

The Sr. Director, Executive Compensation leads the strategy, design, and implementation of executive compensation programs, including base pay, short-term incentive programs, long-term incentive structures, and executive perquisite programs. This position is responsible for the design and implementation of compensation programs for the top executives, the Board of Directors, and all long-term incentive participants globally. The Executive Compensation team is also responsible for supporting regulatory filings and monitoring changes in the regulatory and competitive environment regarding compensation.


  • Provide technical expertise on executive compensation strategy, design, policies, procedures, regulations, and compliance.
  • Lead, influence, and collaborate with HR and business partners to shape our executive compensation programs to drive long-term sustainable growth.
  • Prepare and coordinate materials for presentations to the CEO, CHRO, and the Compensation & Benefits Committee of the Board of Directors.
  • Benchmark compensation levels and design at peer companies.
  • Design, lead, and participate in transformation efforts to improve the effectiveness of our executive compensation programs and pay structures.
  • Manage year-end, new hire, and separation-related compensation processes administration for senior executives.
  • Prepare the Compensation Discussion & Analysis and compensation tables for the proxy statement and analyses related to other public filings in partnership with internal and external partners.
  • Track proxy advisor policies and perform predictive analyses using ISS and Glass Lewis models.
  • Monitor developments in executive compensation regulation, disclosure, and shareholder voting.
  • Develop communications to ensure plan participants understand of the programs.
  • Collaborate with Legal, Accounting, Tax, Audit, regional Total Rewards, and the Compensation and Benefits Committee’s independent consultant.
  • Lead, coach, and mentor two senior managers.

Why you should apply for a job to Johnson & Johnson:

  • Ranked as one of the Best Companies for Women in 2020

  • 4.2/5 in overall job satisfaction

  • 4.2/5 in supportive management

  • 71% say women are treated fairly and equally to men

  • 88% would recommend this company to other women

  • 84% say the CEO supports gender diversity

  • Ratings are based on anonymous reviews by Fairygodboss members.
  • Global parental leave for all new parents (maternal, paternal, adoptive or surrogacy-assisted).

  • Global exercise reimbursement.

  • Two weeks off (one of them fully paid) for volunteer work.