• Compensation Consultant - EMEA

    Location DE-Grasbrunn
    Posting date 1 month ago(1/23/2019 9:09 AM)
    Job ID
    Human Resources
    Remote base
    or UK
  • Company Description

    At Red Hat, we connect an innovative community of customers, partners, and contributors to deliver an open source stack of trusted, high-performing solutions. We offer cloud, Linux, middleware, storage, and virtualization technologies, together with award-winning global customer support, consulting, and implementation services. Red Hat is a rapidly growing company supporting more than 90% of Fortune 500 companies.

    Job summary

    The Red Hat People (HR) team is looking for a Compensation Consultant based in either Munich, Farnborough, or Brno, Czech Republic to join us in supporting management across Red Hat in the Europe, the Middle East, and Africa (EMEA) region. In this role, you will work in an exciting, fast-paced environment focused on growth, enabling our company to make the right choices in rewarding associates. As part of a global compensation team, you will report to the Manager of Compensation in the U.S., while partnering closely with HR managers, business partners, and our Talent Acquisition team in consulting the business. You’ll work with senior business leaders to address current challenges and to proactively shape our compensation philosophy. You’ll be a key person in enabling our growth by consulting and offering feedback on compensation programs that fit into our total rewards philosophy for base salary, short-term and long-term incentive plans, compensation communication and trainings, as well as compensation technologies and tools.

    Primary job responsibilities

    • Work with the global compensation team, members of the HR team, and key business contacts in a team-based consulting model to solve issues and translate Red Hat’s compensation philosophy into an actionable strategy for the EMEA region
    • Serve as a compensation program subject matter expert; be a trusted adviser to management and HR team members on all compensation-related matters
    • Use compensation data, market analyses, business strategies, and talent review data to develop and implement compensation recommendations for management and other crucial roles
    • Monitor and analyze local competitive compensation data to determine if adjustments to Red Hat’s salary structure, pay practices, or compensation guidelines are needed
    • Conduct job evaluations and compensation recommendations for positions of all levels
    • Develop special retention and incentive plans based on business needs in coordination with your global compensation team partners
    • Support equity and long-term incentive planning, salary reviews, sales plans, and bonus planning processes for sales and services employee populations

    Required skills

    • 3+ years of compensation consulting and administration with proven experience partnering with senior-level management and stakeholders in a complex global business environment, preferably in the high-technology industry
    • Ability to work with minimal supervision in order to become an accomplished, go-to expert on global compensation programs for the EMEA region
    • Confident, articulate, and refined communications skills
    • Equally comfortable speaking and listening and able to build relationship with senior stakeholders
    • Training in coaching, communications, public speaking, or similar is a plus
    • Creative thinker, who strives to understand and unravel multidimensional problems and is experienced in delivering global programs at scale in the EMEA region while maintaining close alignment to key customer metrics such as attrition
    • Bachelor’s degree in business, psychology, or analytical fields like mathematics, science, or finance; CCP preferred
    • Advanced spreadsheet and data presentation skills, including the ability to apply and use functions such as lookups, pivot tables, and mathematical formulas



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