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Executive Compensation Consultant

Human Resources | Santa Rosa, CA | Full Time, Contract, and Temporary

Job Description

Executive Compensation Consultant 876850

This position will participate in the design, development, and implementation of executive compensation strategies and programs. You will consult on issues including providing guidance and support to internal clients on a variety of areas in the compensation area. In addition, you will demonstrate a mastery of consulting by effectively managing projects, interacting with senior management and providing consulting advice.


  •  Demonstrate a highly specialized level of expertise/knowledge of executive compensation program design that aligns to business strategies and goals as well as shareholder expectations
  • Integrate business needs to identify and develop innovative, well-conceived and appropriate design recommendations
  • Complete, manage and/or coordinate the activities and delivery of services for owned programs
  • Program manage broad complex projects balancing design needs with implementation needs
  • Independently coordinate activities of indirect reports involved in the program implementation to achieve end-to-end program completion
  • Demonstrate expertise in tools by creating dynamic models to interpret and analyze data
  • Develop on-going relationships as a means to better understand business needs and approach with necessary partnerships both internally and externally
  • Proactively research market, trends, company practices, regulatory and political environment to advise on possible impacts; offer alternatives and support for selecting appropriate solutions
  • Easily reach out to external companies and share best practice ideas, benchmark on approaches, and stay current real-time on trends


  • Strong knowledge of executive compensation, such as incentive compensation and equity compensation valuation and regulatory governance
  • Experience analyzing and recommending variable and equity program designs
  • Experience preparing and communicating materials for Senior Management, Compensation Committee meetings, CD&A/proxy statement and other relevant disclosure materials
  • Strong consulting and influencing skills
  • Strong ability to comprehend complex regulations and program provisions
  • Strong experience understanding financial concepts and interpreting financial data
  • Strong excel tool development and modeling skills to interpret and analyze data
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills as well as excellent attention to detail and quality orientation
  • Strong program management and organizational skills with the ability to juggle multiple projects and relationships
  • Strong ability to function effectively in a fast-paced environment with multiple complex demands and shifting priorities
  • Strong external presence
  • Strong ability to understand surveys and how to use them, submit data to them and analyze the data outcomes
  • 6-10 years of industry experience in an executive compensation, finance or legal environment
  • A Bachelor's degree or equivalent with a focus in finance/business, accounting, mathematic/statistics, HR or economics. An MBA or JD would be a plus

$50 per hour                                 Santa Rosa, CA 95403                                 12 Month Assignment