Compensation Consultant

Amazon - Seattle, WA

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Job Description

As a Compensation Consultant, you will be responsible for providing complex analytical services for Amazon Delivery Services Organization. The incumbent will work directly with HR Business Partners, Operations and Compensation leaders to achieve reward system objectives and assist, as needed, in variable incentive compensation plan design consultation.

We are looking for candidates who have the aptitude to understand our complex data and be detailed and accurate from start to finish in developing programs and completing projects.

Duties and Responsibilities

The successful candidate will proactively partner with client-facing HR Business Partners and Business Line Management to identify and address compensation issues and evangelize Amazon’s Total Compensation Philosophy and Strategy to the clients supported. This position is expected to represent the client’s point-of-view in key corporate compensation initiatives and corporate point-of-view with client groups.

Specific duties to include:

  • Perform deep analysis on effectiveness and competitiveness of existing compensation programs and model potential impact of alternatives.
  • Effectively partner with HR and Business client to manage, consult and resolve compensation issues
  • Provide guidance to the business and develop creative solutions on a variety of total compensation issues including the setting of appropriate pay levels, base pay, annual incentive pay, and stock compensation.
  • Partner with the business to develop variable incentive compensation programs, as needed.
  • Conduct custom surveys with key industry contacts, as needed.

The position may also be responsible for components such as the administration, maintenance, and operationalization of specific compensation processes. Works to gain alignment with different constituencies and represents a common point of view across multiple stakeholders.


  • A Bachelor’s degree is required.
  • Highly proficient in Excel; familiar with Peoplesoft.
  • Minimum of 4 years experience in finance, compensation or consulting with an in-depth knowledge of core compensation terminology and best practices.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills in English are required.

Preferred Qualifications

  • A graduate degree and/or CCP is preferred
  • Extremely strong analytical and quantitative skills and a track record for planning, doing and auditing work.
  • Highly detailed driven with an emphasis on accuracy, coupled with the ability to see the broader picture.
  • Ability to create dynamic tools and models to interpret and analyze data.
  • The ability to work independently, take on responsibility and be quick of foot in a fast-paced, change-oriented environment
  • Solid analytical skills and the ability to seek out and research information in providing an appropriate and accurate output
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills for internal presentations that demonstrate business acumen.

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