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VMware Compensation Consultant in Staines, United Kingdom

Compensation Consultant, EMEA (location Staines, UK)

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Business Summary

VMware’s Compensation model focuses on empowering people managers to be self-sufficient with compensation analysis and decision making. The Compensation Consulting team focuses on two primary areas: 1/Business Consulting – working on strategic initiatives to assess and develop strategies and programs to address new business needs and 2/Management Consulting where Comp consultants provide more traditional comp analysis and program support to HR Management Partners to assist them in supporting their client groups.

  • Manage portfolio of compensation projects including pay and bonus program consulting support, balancing resources to ensure the highest priority strategic work is tackled first while compliance and other standard work is managed appropriately

  • Collaborate with Comp Programs and Operations to drive change management initiatives holistically from the executive staff, HR Business and Management Partners, Managers, and employees. This includes aligning roles and responsibilities of various HR teams to provide leadership support as one unified HR team.

  • Partner with Exec and Equity Comp team to provide input to program development, and consulting back-up support

  • Provide comp consulting advice to top leadership team members based on deep subject matter expertise.

  • Provide guidance and expertise on sales commission plan design and other sales comp areas

Job Role and Responsibility

As a member of the Global Compensation Consulting Team reporting to Senior Compensation Manager, you will provide strategic, consultative, technical and analytical advice to colleagues in HR, Finance and the business, and will be responsible for a broad range of compensation projects. This is both a strategic and operational role which requires the ability to both present and discuss strategic HR topics and to perform detailed and technical analysis.

Core Responsibilities:

  • Partner with other Global Compensation team members and broader HR team in the design, development and implementation of compensation programs and policies; and own the programs and policies specific to EMEA countries

  • Build consultative and collaborative relationships with internal client groups to support business strategy

  • Create and present comprehensive analysis to assess compensation issues in the business and provide market competitive and business aligned solutions using internal and external benchmark data sources.

  • Effectively partner with HR, Talent Acquisition and Business client to manage, consult, and resolve EMEA compensation issues; and participate in Compensation, HR and business projects as required.

  • Provide guidance to the business and develop creative solutions on a variety of total compensation matters; and give appropriate advice to ensure the integrity of job and grade architecture and pay ranges.

  • Influence other functions including HR Partners, Executive Compensation, and Finance by partnering on a variety of compensation related projects and matters.

  • Represent the team in cross-functional meetings and other forums, providing back-up coverage for the team leader or team members as applicable.

  • Collaborate closely with other compensation team members to share knowledge and creative solutions to ensure consistent advice to the business.

  • Provide guidance, advice, analysis and training in connection with compensation policies, plans, and job design.

Required Skills

  • Bachelor’s degree in Business or related area

  • Up to 8yrs. of compensation consulting experience, with a focus on managing international compensation challenges in EMEA

  • Experience working with compensation program design, competitive market analysis, forecasting trends/costs and modeling outcomes in a technology company is a plus

  • Consulting experience: Able to quickly evaluate complex client issues and demonstrate experiences in solving business challenges with analytic solutions. Able to lead through influence

  • Strong presentation and communication skills with the capability to present recommendations to a senior exec team. Ability to articulate and distill complex issues and concepts to non-technical audiences.

  • Demonstrated ability to evaluate, design, and recommend market competitive solutions aligned to business strategy.

  • Advanced Excel modelling expertise, and preferably experience using Workday or similar

  • Strong attention to detail, financial, business, and analytical acumen, intellectual curiosity, creativity

  • Strong understanding of business processes.

  • Extensive experience partnering with compensation survey and consulting firms. Able to take ownership for identifying new and unfamiliar contacts and resources. Able to build contacts and network effectively to achieve deliverable.

  • Ability to investigate compensation issues thoroughly and drives issues through to resolution. Applies knowledge of compensation policies and procedures to recommend and implement solutions.

  • Strong team orientation with collaborative style, which engages stakeholders and leads to good decisions.

  • Ability to see the big picture, represent beyond specific area of expertise, and identify the right path to achieve objectives.

Preferred Skills

  • Advanced degree in Business or related area

  • Experience in the SaaS industry

Category : HR

Subcategory: Compensation

Experience: Manager and Professional

Full Time/ Part Time: Full Time

Work From Home: No

Posted Date: 2020-03-26

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