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      Senior Consultant – Compensation Consulting

      Washington DC, Remote




      A top business consultancy is currently looking to appoint a Senior Consultant (Compensation Consulting) to join its Washington DC office.

      The firm is seeking a Senior Consultant who specializes in Compensation Consulting to join the Employment & Litigation Support (ELS) Division! The ELS division is staffed by I/O Psychologists and Labor Economists and is organized into practice areas related to Employee Selection and Assessment, Workforce and EEO Analytics, and Litigation Support. The firm partners with clients to design state of the art employee selection systems, evaluate workforce systems and processes, and ensure applied research is considered in the context of applicable state and federal laws and regulations.


      You are an ideal Senior Consultant candidate within the Employment and Litigation Services team if:

      • You are passionate about solving complex workplace challenges, leveraging data to answer research questions, working in the EEO and DEI profession, and growing professionally.
      • You have applied expertise related to external compensation consulting.
      • You can apply a range of approaches to solve complex employment challenges.


      Key Responsibilities

      • Consults with Fortune 500 companies on compensation, job architecture, and leveling.
      • Designs and implements comprehensive compensation programs including consideration of all elements such as base pay, short- and long-term incentives, sign-on bonuses, total compensation, and executive pay.
      • Works with organizational leadership to create a compensation philosophy and determine factors most important for organizational success.
      • Develops structure for job architecture using a variety of methodologies, including reviewing existing job information, conducting structured interviews and/or focus groups, administering surveys, and performing statistical analyses to identify job families.
      • Identifies compensable factors for a variety of jobs and industries.
      • Develops structured methods of data gathering, analysis, and interpretation to benchmark jobs of interests within given parameters (e.g., industry, region, market penetration)
      • Develops protocols and SOPs for directing the work of consultants supporting work in this area.
      • Provides formal presentations and reports to support recommendations to senior leadership and other stakeholders.
      • Manages and develops new business including supporting sales calls, writing and costing project proposals, and contributing to marketing strategy.
      • Ensures company compliance with federal and state laws, including reporting requirements.
      • Evaluates job positions, determining classification, exempt or non-exempt status, and salary.


      Skills, Knowledge

      • 8 years of experience providing external independent consulting on compensation and related areas.
      • Bachelor’s degree in Business, Human Resources, or related field.
      • Strong computer skills in MS Suite (e.g., Word, Access, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, 365, Teams) and compensation benchmarking software.
      • Strong communication skills, relationship building skills, presentation skills, project management skills, and attention to details.
      • Strong ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously and prioritize competing tasks appropriately to meet short deadlines that may sometimes require extended work hours.
      • Ability to work effectively in a virtual environment as a member of a team and with significant autonomy, self-discipline, and organization skills.


      Company Benefits

      The firm’s compensation and benefits package includes substantial variable compensation in the form of a year-end bonus, guaranteed in the first year of hire, a sign-on bonus, a relocation bonus, and benefits including medical and prescription drug coverage, 401k contribution matching, wellness reimbursement, family building benefits, and a charitable gift match program.

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      Darren Cooper

      Human Resources & Talent Recruiter

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