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United States of America
Administrative and Support

Trident Seafoods was founded over 40 years ago and we are proud to have grown to be the largest vertically integrated seafood company in North America. We are a family-owned company with over 9,000 employees worldwide. Trident Seafoods is based out of Seattle, but has processing plants across the United States, Europe, Japan, and China. The real heartbeat of Trident Seafoods, however, is its access to the natural resources in the remote coastal communities of Alaska. We have a unique heritage, talented employees and a company culture founded on the “can do” spirit. Trident believes that our employees are the most foremost reason for our success, allowing us to be the leader in the Seafood industry.




The Global Compensation Manager is an exciting new position at Trident Seafoods, reporting to the Director, Total Rewards. This role is responsible for the planning, communication, management and execution of global compensation programs and projects. It will support the development of strategic HR and business initiatives and help elevate our Employee Value Proposition and being recognized as the very best place to work. This individual will manage and mentor a Compensation Analyst. This position is based in Trident’s Seattle (Ballard Neighborhood) offices.

Essential Functions:
• Utilizes knowledge of the business and understands the financial impact of decisions/solutions to drive strategic projects that support the organization and contribute to financial performance.
• Develops and maintains global job and compensation structures.
• Responsible for annual and off-cycle planning processes including merit reviews and bonus cycles.
• Advises and counsels the HR team and business leaders on compensation decisions and to ensure fairness, competitiveness, and alignment with the Trident values.
• Manages global salary survey submissions, market assessments and associated analysis.
• Develops and delivers compensation training materials and communications for in-person and virtual platforms to educate employees, managers and Human Resources team members on compensation-related topics.
• Contributes to the successful Partners with key stakeholders to define and measure effectiveness of programs.
• Directs large-scale projects and system initiatives requiring advanced technical knowledge in order to consistently drive efficient and effective solutions.
• Monitors and audits pay practices to ensure compliance with policies, guidelines, and wage and hour laws.
• Lead compensation integration for mergers and acquisitions
• Provides internal support to HR Business Partners by supplying appropriate guidance for new positions, new hires, promotions, etc.
• Maintains knowledge of current compensation legislation, including countries outside of the U.S.
Additional Responsibilities:
• Other duties as assigned
• Acquires knowledge of Trident’s Environmental and Safety Policies by completing required training programs and performing designated work activities in accordance with training and procedures/work instructions
• Ability to travel occasionally, both domestically and internationally

Minimum Requirements



Minimum Qualifications:
• Role model for our Trident family values
• Exceptional interpersonal skills, clear and compelling communicator and a careful and active listener
• Passionate people developer with a proven track record of growing talent and shaping careers
• Strong relationship builder with the agility to connect with diverse people across all positions, locations, and geographies
• Genuinely cares deeply for the well-being of our people
• Strong analytical, communication, project planning and organizational skills.
• Excellent problem-solving skills.
• Ability to exercise independent judgment
• Advanced Excel skills and knowledge of HRIS applications relating to job and compensation structures.
• Critical thinker with attention to detail.
• Ability to work collaboratively in a team environment and prioritize projects.
• Is energized by discovering opportunities for improvement and brings strong problem-solving skills and excellent judgement


• 7+ years Compensation experience required.


• Bachelor’s Degree in, Business Administration, Finance, Human Resources or related field. (May substitute additional experience for degree.)
Certificates, Licenses, Registrations:
• CCP certification preferred.

Trident Seafoods is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, age and genetic information.

Trident Seafoods has adopted a zero-tolerance and drug-free workplace policy. Pre-employment drug examinations are required for all employees.

Any employment offer from Trident Seafoods is contingent upon the candidate maintaining valid immigration status and work authorization throughout employment, without any need for immigration sponsorship by the company.