The Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL), operated by Battelle Memorial Institute (BMI) for the US Department of Energy (DOE), is seeking a dynamic and innovative Senior Compensation Analyst. This position reports to the Compensation and HRIS Manager. The Senior Compensation Analyst contributes to PNNL's financial and operational performance by leading initiatives, recommending business focused customer solutions, and performing advanced analysis for Laboratory's HR Compensation function; partners with the HR Managers on developing compensation solutions for their respective directorates; and interacts with laboratory management on related compensation issues. Other relationships include working with recruiters, peers at other DOE Laboratories, the HRIS team, and a multitude of salary survey vendors.
This position will participate in managing Laboratory compensation programs with emphasis on base salary, variable compensation, and special projects, as well as providing support for equity programs. The incumbent will collaborate with multiple functional areas within HR and with managers and employees across the Laboratory to gain in-depth knowledge of the business, identify emerging issues, and provide business-focused solutions. This position will be called upon to develop a broad range of market intelligence for emerging capabilities required by line management. In addition, this position will have project responsibility related to the implementation and administration of new compensation initiatives. As a strong business partner, this position will work closely with other members of Human Resources, Business Operations, and Human Resources Information Technology. The incumbent will ensure compliance with policies and practices; educate employees, managers and HR staff; and escalate issues as needed. Projects with which this position will be closely involved and/or engaged include HR information systems integration to HR deployed services; designing, developing and implementing career families; and other compensation related projects within the Laboratory.
Bachelor's degree and 8+ years of direct compensation experience. Advanced degree and 6+ years of direct compensation experience. Professional license and/or certification preferred.
Strong data management skills, process orientation and attention to detail.
Advanced proficiency in Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Access, PeopleSoft, and other related technology for survey management, market pricing, and competitive analysis.
Demonstrated experience managing and executing project plans. This position may lead projects with moderate resource requirements, risk, and/or complexity.
Demonstrated experience developing and running queries and reports from a human resources information system, preferably Oracle or PeopleSoft.
Strong knowledge of day-to-day operations of the Compensation function, policy interpretation, compensation systems design, and how compensation programs and information integrate with other areas of HR and the organization.
Strong communication and consultative skills with proficiency in drafting business correspondence, reports and presentations.
Experience working in the compensation area in a compliance environment and with governmental oversight.