Senior Compensation Consultant, Global Talent Management & Comp - GTMC (On-site)

Industry: Technology

Job Family: Compensation Consultant

26 Jul 2023


Full Time

United States


As a Senior Compensation Consultant, you will be responsible for supporting the compensation needs of the AWS organization through both analytical and consultant services. The incumbent will work directly with the HR leadership, and Management to achieve system objectives and provide hands-on assistance related to all areas of compensation analysis. We are looking for candidates who have the aptitude to understand our complex data, and be detailed and accurate from start to finish in developing programs and completing projects. The successful candidate will proactively partner with client-facing HR Business Partners and HR Management along with Business leadership to identify and address compensation issues, and evangelize Amazon’s Total Compensation Philosophy and Strategy to the clients supported. This position is expected to represent the client’s point-of-view in key corporate compensation initiatives and the corporate point-of-view with client groups. Specific duties to include:

  • Work with on a variety of projects including program design, analysis, budgeting, and implementation of new programs.
  • Perform deep analysis on effectiveness and competitiveness of existing compensation programs and model potential impact of alternatives and future programs.
  • Partner with regional and global compensation partners on compensation issues, and work on a variety of special compensation projects as needed.
  • Provide guidance to the business and develop creative solutions on a variety of total compensation issues.
  • Consult with business on job evaluations using market data and internal evaluation.
  • Document processes and build compensation playbooks.
  • Conduct custom surveys with key industry contacts, as needed.
  • Work with HRIS to ensure that PeopleSoft, MarketPay, and other corporate system to meet compensation needs and is updated to reflect programmatic changes.
The position may also be responsible for supporting the strategy, design, policies, guidelines, and operationalization of a key concept critical to the foundation of a specific compensation program. Works to gain alignment with different constituencies and represents a common point of view across multiple stakeholders. This role may sit at any of the following regionally based Amazon Corporate locations: Seattle; Arlington; Dallas; NYC
  • A Bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution
  • Minimum of 5 years experience in finance, compensation, or consulting with an in-depth knowledge of core compensation terminology and best practices
  • General compensation knowledge required
  • Ability to create dynamic tools and models to interpret and analyze data. Ability to connect disparate data sources and operationalize tasks.
  • Experience working with large data sets
  • Highly proficient in Excel; familiar with Peoplesoft
  • Experience enhancing and/or implementing compensation systems and reporting tools
  • Graduate degree
  • Problem solving, communication, and presentation skills. The ideal candidate will be well organized and confident to work independently but will be a team player
  • The ability to work independently, take on responsibility, and be nimble in a fast-paced, change-oriented environment
  • Ability to work effectively with all levels of employees within the organization
  • Secondary, beyond English, language proficiency highly preferred
  • Proficiency in Excel Macros; familiarity with SQL, Power BI, Power Pivot and Tableau experience is preferred
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