Compensation Manager, Sales Strategy & Operations at Atlassian (Austin, TX or Remote)
At Atlassian, we are on a mission to reinvent B2B selling. We have built a $ 2.5B +, fast-growing business by focusing relentlessly on converting free trials into happy customers. As the Manager of Compensation, you will be integral to this. You will work directly with our Enterprise Sales teams to ensure alignment of Sales strategy and compensation incentives while continuing our relentless focus on what's best for our customers.
This highly visible role is a hybrid of traditional jobs in Sales operations, compensation, and strategic planning. The ideal candidate should be familiar with SaaS go-to-market framework in order to align incentives with the responsibilities of different customer facing roles. Develop a comprehensive framework to assess our GTM strategy and effectiveness of our coverage model. Experience engaging with high level executives is important as this role regularly communicates with C-level executives and GMs.
Do you love working with Sales and Marketing teams? Are you highly analytical and can confidently lead insight generation? If so, continue reading.
In this role, you'll get to
- Lead a growing team on building the incentive compensation design-to-deployment process for multiple teams that aligns with strategic objectives, monitor effectiveness of current incentives, evaluate new incentive designs and project manage deployment of plans.
- Partner with HR, legal, and compensation administration teams closely to facilitate end-to-end incentive compensation plan creation, administration and payout.
- Manage the creation of real-time Anaplan dashboards that a sales leader can easily follow. Be able to work with a technical team to identify customer needs and develop reporting requirements for BI dashboards.
- Participate as a critical contributor of change management as we transition go-to-market strategies during FY Planning.
- Contribute in sales capacity modeling that allows Atlassian to predictably tie deployment of incremental sales resources to incremental bookings.
On your first day, we'll expect you to have:
- A strong desire to execute, drive impact, and demonstrate urgency with projects big and small.
- Comfort operating independently in a fast-changing environment and with multiple teams relying on you.
- An owner mentality: You take pride in your work and view what you do as a part-owner and builder of Atlassian.
- Solid understanding of incentive plan structures and ability to nurture others in their growth (quotas, accelerators, pay mix, and on-target earnings)
- C-level presence when you communicate data into relevant insight: You know how to create compelling presentations and can lead executives through data deep-dives.
- You love partnering: You get that an organization is made up of very different parts. You relish influencing other teams and co-piloting cross-team initiatives.
- Process improvement knowhow: Continuous improvement is in your DNA. You can enhance business processes from the diagnosis to documentation to execution.
- Minimum 6-8 years of ever-increasing responsibility in Sales Compensation within a B2B (ideally SaaS) company
- 1-3 years experience leading a team: hiring, developing, and managing team members
More about our team
Welcome to the Sales Strategy & Analytics team! We're a lean team who love solving chunky business problems. Our goal: support our business partners and use data-driven approach to accelerate Atlassian's top line growth. We support teams across the "go-to-market" function and we are part of the broader Field Operations family here at Atlassian.
More about our benefits
Whether you work in an office or a distributed team, Atlassian is highly collaborative and yes, fun! To support you at work (and play) we offer some fantastic perks: ample time off to relax and recharge, flexible working options, five paid volunteer days a year for your favourite cause, an annual allowance to support your learning & growth, unique ShipIt days, a company paid trip after five years and lots more.
More about Atlassian
Creating software that empowers everyone from small startups to the who's who of tech is why we're here. We build tools like Jira, Confluence, Bitbucket, and Trello to help teams across the world become more nimble, creative, and aligned-collaboration is the heart of every product we dream of at Atlassian. From Amsterdam and Austin, to Sydney and San Francisco, we're looking for people who want to write the future and who believe that we can accomplish so much more together than apart. At Atlassian, we're committed to an environment where everyone has the autonomy and freedom to thrive, as well as the support of like-minded colleagues who are motivated by a common goal to: Unleash the potential of every team .
We believe that the unique contributions of all Atlassians is the driver of our success. To make sure that our products and culture continue to incorporate everyone's perspectives and experience we never discriminate on the basis of race, religion, national origin, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, age, or marital, veteran, or disability status.
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If your experience looks a little different from what we've identified and you think you can rock the role, we'd love to learn more about you.
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