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Title:  Executive Compensation Lead / Stock Plan Administrator


Downers Grove, IL, US, 60515

Company:  Univar Solutions Inc
Requisition ID:  23205

Want to work for a company that is reimagining distribution?  Join Univar Solutions, the premier global distributor of chemicals and ingredients.  Our goal is to function as a direct extension of our customers’ teams; to serve as an ally in their quest of business success. 

At Univar Solutions, we’re building on our more than 90 years of experience  and drawing on deep resources – inventory and logistics experts, scientists, PhDs, procurement, customer service, sales and marketers-to deliver consultative services and an unmatched portfolio to solve customers’ formulation and operational challenges.  When you work for Univar Solutions, you’ll play an important role in shaping how we deliver more than chemical and ingredients. 



Primary Purpose:

The Executive Compensation Lead is responsible for implementing and coordinating the execution of Executive Compensation processes, projects and policies and will partner with Legal, HR and Finance in doing so. This role will provide timely, relevant communications for distribution to the top executives, as well as the Board of Directors. At times, this role will interface directly with these groups. This role will also partner with Univar Solutions’ external Compensation Consultant regarding Compensation Committee matters.


Key Responsibilities: 


Ensure timely, accurate execution of global equity processes, including the Employee Stock Purchase Plan.


Serve as the primary liaison to the Stock Plan Administration Vendor to audit data, monitor file feeds and prepare import files.


Manage compensation data, reporting and governance for the global Director and VP, including offer design, pay changes and the annual LTI modeling and grant.


Ensure accurate delivery of quarterly and annual compensation elements to the Board of Directors.



  • Bachelor’s degree from fully accredited four-year institution is required
  • Strong business acumen and concise, professional communication skills
  • Ability to effectively manage and resolve ambiguous and complex issues
  • Process and detail orientation
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills with an ability to adapt communication message and style to an audience
  • Demonstrates strong sense of resiliency in a fast-changing environment.
  • Establishing project plan tools to effectively track progress and identify issues, removing barriers and leveraging resources


Specialized Knowledge/Skills:

  • 6-8 years’ experience in Compensation, equity administration and/or Finance
  • Knowledge and experience working with MS Office Suite, with strong Excel skills
  • Experience communicating with the C Suite and Board of Directors


Physical Demands/Environmental Conditions/Other Requirements:

  • General office work environment




Univar Solutions is an equal opportunity employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against based on their race, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, or other protected classification.


We offer comprehensive benefits to employees including medical, dental, STD, LTD and life insurance, 401k, generous PTO and much more.



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