• Compensation Consultant

    Location US-NC-Raleigh
    Posting date 2 months ago(3/13/2018 3:23 AM)
    Job ID
    Human Resources
  • Company description

    At Red Hat, we connect an innovative community of customers, partners, and contributors to deliver an open source stack of trusted, high-performing solutions. We offer cloud, Linux, middleware, storage, and virtualization technologies, together with award-winning global customer support, consulting, and implementation services. Red Hat is a rapidly growing company supporting more than 90% of Fortune 500 companies.

    Job summary

    Help us retain the best talent in the software industry today. The Red Hat People team is looking for a Compensation Consultant based in Raleigh, NC supporting our Americas Sales and Services teams. In this role, you will join a team responsible for ensuring Red Hat's compensation programs enhance our ability to attract and retain the high tech industries best talent. You’ll work in an exciting, fast-paced environment focused on growth. You will be the key player in enabling that growth by consulting and offering strategy development feedback on compensation programs that fit into our Total Rewards philosophy for base salary, short-term and long-term incentive plans, compensation communications and training, as well as compensation technology and tools.

    Primary job responsibilities

    • Work with the Global Compensation team, People team, and key business contacts in a team-based consulting model to solve issues and translate Red Hat’s compensation philosophy into an actionable strategy for your supported group
    • Act as a compensation program subject matter expert; be a trusted resource to Sales and Services management and People team members on all compensation related matters
    • Actively identify, monitor, and work with supported organization and your Global Compensation and People team partners to recommend holistic solutions for supported organization
    • In coordination with your Global Compensation team partners, develop and implement compensation recommendations for management and other critical roles based on market analysis, talent review, succession planning, and business strategy
    • Monitor and analyze competitive compensation data to determine if adjustments are needed to Red Hat’s salary structure, pay practices, or compensation guidelines
    • Conduct job evaluations and compensation recommendations for positions of all levels
    • Develop special retention or incentive plans based on business need
    • Support equity and long-term incentive planning, salary review, sales plan, and bonus planning processes for Sales and Services associate populations
    • Coach managers and People team associates on recommended distribution of available budget considering associate performance and position in market

    Required skills

    • Bachelor’s degree in psychology or analytical field (math, science, finance) preferred; CCP preferred
    • 3+ years of compensation consulting and administration experience for a company with global operations to include providing feedback, recommendations, and education to associates at all organizational levels
    • 2+ years of experience administering compensation programs through global HRIS systems
    • Experience providing compensation guidance to senior level management on compensation best practices
    • Experience consulting with globally distributed high-tech engineering, product management, sales, and product marketing organizations
    • Experience developing and administering sales compensation plans helpful
    • Advanced spreadsheet and data presentation skills including the ability to apply functions like lookups, date conversion, pivot tables, and mathematical formulas

    Red Hat is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and an affirmative action employer. We review applications for employment without regard to their race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, age, uniformed services, genetic information, physical or mental disability, medical condition, marital status, or any other basis prohibited by law.

    Red Hat does not seek or accept unsolicited resumes or CVs from recruitment agencies. We are not responsible for, and will not pay, any fees, commissions, or any other payment related to unsolicited resumes or CVs except as required in a written contract between Red Hat and the recruitment agency or party requesting payment of a fee.


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