Compensation Consultant


United States Remote

Full time

People Operations / Entry level

Feb 23

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Job summary

When launched in 1995, it was with the mission “to be Earth’s most customer-centric company, where customers can find and discover anything they might want to buy online, and endeavors to offer its customers the lowest possible prices.” This goal continues today, but Amazon’s customers are worldwide now, and have grown to include millions of Consumers, Sellers, Content Creators, and Developers & Enterprises. Each of these groups has different needs, and we always work to meet those needs, innovating new solutions to make things easier, faster, better, and more cost-effective.

The compensation partner, supporting North American groups, should possess senior-level experience developing and administering compensation programs for large scale and growth based organization that has complex and matrixed structures. Ideal candidates will have a proven history of influencing executive leadership with a combination of deep subject matter expertise, relationship-building abilities, and a passion to create programs that contribute to growth and help manage programs at scale. The ideal candidate will be adept at developing and communicating strategy while still rolling up their sleeves to get things done.

Key job responsibilities

· Partner with senior business leaders along with their leadership teams to develop and implement compensation strategies and lead activities to meet growth goals and foster innovation

· Hands on leader with a proven track record of transforming processes

· 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, and stock compensation

· Ensure that we organize to deliver across orgs, while still maintaining the unique solutions required by to support our various businesses

· Understand current state of systems and processes and develop gap analysis between current state and customer requirements

· Partner with peers to further develop Amazon employer brand and Amazon employee value proposition

· Be comfortable operating at speed to ensure forward momentum, fast iteration and incorporate new learnings. Identify, assess, track and mitigate issues and risks at multiple levels

· Build and maintain operational and process excellence mechanisms


· Bachelor’s degree with emphasis in Finance, Accounting, Economics, and/or Business or equivalent experience

· 3+ years experience leading complex programs with significant change impact across organizational boundaries

· Deep compensation knowledge including compensation theory, application, and compliance with the state and federal laws that apply to compensation plans, policies, and programs


· A graduate degree and/or CCP is preferred

· Highly detailed driven with emphasis on accuracy, coupled with the ability to see the broader picture

· Ability to create dynamic tools and models to interpret and analyze data

· Analytical and quantitative skills, a track record for planning, doing and auditing work, 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.

· The ability to work independently, take on responsibility and be quick in a fast-paced, change-oriented environment

· Project Management experience

Amazon is committed to a diverse and inclusive workplace. Amazon is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, national origin, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, protected veteran status, disability, age, or other legally protected status. For individuals with disabilities who would like to request an accommodation, please visit

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