Principal Compensation Analyst

Medtronic   •  

San Antonio, TX

Industry: Business Services


8 - 10 years

Posted 359 days ago


  • Consults with, influences, and provides solid, data driven recommendations to HR Business Partners (HRBPs), Managers, and Business Leaders on a wide range of compensation topics such as job leveling, annual rewards planning, promotions, pay adjustments, long-term incentives, recognition, retention, etc.
  • Ensures consistency and calibration on compensation matters across businesses and regions.
  • Provides business perspective and input to the Global Compensation COE for the design and effectiveness of Global Reward programs, policies, procedures, practices, systems, communications and reporting of key metrics.
  • Works closely with HRBPs and the relevant functional areas on acquisition and restructuring projects.
  • Identifies trends, both internally and externally, and makes pro-active recommendations for solutions, as appropriate.
  • Successfully plans and leads projects incorporating cross-functional teams.
  • Applies innovative thinking to solve complex problems and complete assignments that are often ambiguous.
  • Ensures relevant knowledge of, and compliance with, regulatory landscape and changes.
  • Emphasis will be on supporting Americas region with some global responsibilities as well.


  • BS/BA Degree and 7+ years’ experience in compensation (broad based, sales or executive), HR or finance OR Master’s Degree and 5+ years in compensation, salescompensation/operations, HR or finance.
  • Experience with mathematical, statistical or quantitative analysis techniques and tools.


  • Knowledge expertise in program design, communication, implementation and administration.
  • Experience providing support to one or more client groups including planning activities, communication activities, program support, and problem resolution.
  • Highly collaborative style, flexibility, and strong team orientation.
  • Ability to collaborate with and influence all levels of the organization.
  • Strong business acumen.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Ability to understand the details while maintaining broader view
  • Advanced computer skills and data management/reporting systems including MS Office (Excel, Access), Enterprise Applications (e.g. Workday), Reporting, Workforce Analytics.
  • Multi-lingual
  • Certification in Human Resources such as a CCP, PHR, SPHR or GPHRpreferred.