Benefits and Compensation Specialist

Posted 03 April 2024
Salary Up to US$43 per hour + Health Benefits, dental, vision, 401k match
LocationNorth Chicago
Job type Temporary
DisciplineLife Science Recruitment
Contact NameDanielle StGeorge

Job description

Benefits and Compensation Specialist

12-month initial contract

Hybrid Opportunity

M-F 8am-5pm with flexibility to adjust as needed to support global organization

North Chicago, IL

Orion Group is hiring a Benefits and Compensation Specialist for a hybrid opportunity for our pharmaceutical client in North Chicago, IL.

The Benefits and Compensation Specialist will be responsible for providing support in overseeing and administering employee total rewards programs. This position will partner with the Total Rewards Director and HR Partners to assist with the development, implementation, and administration of global compensation programs.

Benefits and Compensation Specialist Responsibilities:

  • Performs job evaluations globally and recommends pay grades for new or revised jobs
  • Provides recommendations on various pay actions (promotions, bonus buyouts, Base Salary Adjustments, etc.) utilizing survey sources, market references, internal equity, and other data as appropriate
  • Supports survey submissions for annual and ad hoc salary surveys and utilizes results for the development of salary structures, reorg and equity studies
  • Contributes to the global administration and communication of annual compensation programs (salary planning, short-term incentive plans)
  • Performs special comp projects (acquisitions, re-organizations, job leveling, job hierarchies, government audits, new government-mandated changes, etc.)
  • Provides support with data analytics for large data sets to establish cost and employee impact scenarios which will support program design decisions

To be considered as the Benefits and Compensation Specialist you must have:

· Bachelor's Degree in Business or Human Resources is required.
Solid experience with Compensation

· 5 years of compensation experience, Pharma industry preferred.

· Must be able to work independently and work well on internal and external teams.

· Intermediate to Advanced Excel skills: Pivot Tables, Look Ups, Formulas, working with large data sets, not intimidated by large amounts of data

· Must have excellent analytical and communication skills including written and verbal.

· Must be self-directed and able to handle large, concurrent projects with minimal supervision

Our role in supporting diversity and inclusion
As an international workforce business, we are committed to sourcing personnel that reflects the diversity and values of our client base but also that of Orion Group. We welcome the wide range of experiences and viewpoints that potential workers bring to our business and our clients, including those based on nationality, gender, culture, educational and professional backgrounds, race, ethnicity, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, disability, and age differences, job classification and religion. In our inclusive workplace, regardless of your employment status as staff or contract, everyone is assured the right of equitable, fair and respectful treatment.