Sr Compensation Consultant Elastic

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We’re looking for a seasoned Compensation Consultant to help drive our compensation philosophy and programs to support our overall people strategies.

What You Will Be Doing:

  • Support our Sales and Field Operations functions with all elements of sales compensation programs and partner with Sales Operations on incentive structure management/development
  • Partner with HR, Recruiting, and line management to identify and address compensation issues
  • Conduct deep research and analysis on compensation for client groups
  • Perform market pricing, analysis, recommendations and business partner education & communication
  • Assist in the planning and management of annual compensation processes and programs (e.g. Annual Compensation Review)
  • Develop compensation communication materials, process mapping and trainings
  • Design and build compensation metrics, reports, and tools to inform compensation program decisions and forecast, report, and/or analyze compensation business outcomes
  • Consult compensation surveys and evaluate jobs to determine appropriate salary ranges and classifications
  • Assist in the design, development and maintenance of various compensation policies
  • Evangelize Elastic’s Compensation and Total Rewards Strategy

What You Bring Along:

  • A real passion for fast-paced and dynamic environments, the ability to thrive in ambiguity and devote a diversified global view to all you do
  • Experience with creating sales compensation plans
  • A dedication to think big, use data to drive strategy, challenge convention, and potentially reinvent how work is done
  • A proficiency in optimizing processes and programs with a keen understanding of the balance between structure and flexibility
  • The dexterity to balance critical, long term thinking about how we scale and optimize our rapidly growing employee base in tandem with the development and execution of global people strategies

And some of the basics:

  • Bachelor’s Degree and 5+ years of related experience
  • Ninja or wizard like Excel skills (no mouse required!)
  • Experience working in a global organization
  • Strategic, critical thinker who isn’t afraid to get into the weeds; real passion for problem solving
  • Ability to build effective work relationships at all levels of the organization, influence behavior, and lead change
  • Excellent written and verbal communication and presentation skills
  • High degree of integrity and honesty; ability to exercise confidentiality and neutrality in complex and sensitive situations
  • A sense of humor and ability to roll with the punches definitely a plus
  • Experience with a start-up environment is preferred

Additional Information – We Take Care of Our People

As a distributed company, diversity drives our identity. Whether you’re looking to launch a new career or grow an existing one, Elastic is the type of company where you can balance great work with great life. Your age is only a number. It doesn’t matter if you’re just out of college or your children are; we need you for what you can do.

We strive to have parity of benefits across regions and while regulations differ from place to place, we believe taking care of our people is the right thing to do.

  • Competitive pay based on the work you do here and not your previous salary
  • Health coverage for you and your family in many locations
  • Ability to craft your calendar with flexible locations and schedules for many roles
  • Generous number of vacation days each year
  • Double your charitable giving – We match up to $1500 (or local currency equivalent)
  • Up to 40 hours each year to use toward volunteer projects you love
  • Embracing parenthood with minimum of 16 weeks of parental leave

Elastic is an Equal Employment employer committed to the principles of equal employment opportunity and affirmative action for all applicants and employees. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender perception or identity, national origin, age, marital status, protected veteran status, or disability status or any other basis protected by federal, state or local law, ordinance or regulation. Elastic also makes reasonable accommodations for disabled employees consistent with applicable law.

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