Executive Compensation Consultant

  • San Jose, CA
  • Permanent
  • Full-time
  • 1 month ago
You will participate in the research, design, and implementation of Executive Compensation programs, policies, and procedures ensuring all elements of the program are appropriately balanced and competitive relative to the needs of the company and industry practices. Effectively communicate and consult with key partners and leaders in support of Cisco’s executive compensation strategy.

Who You’ll Work With

In this role, you will work with a diverse set of functions and individuals across the company that are working towards common and critical business objectives. We are a team of highly driven professionals who strive for excellence and continuous improvement. You will work with our key partners in Total Rewards, Corporate Compensation, Finance, Legal, Employee Services, and People & Communities, and senior executives advising on Executive Compensation programs, practices, and policies.

Who You Are

You are someone who takes pride in your work and the team’s results, very detailed and thorough, loves to partner with peers and key partners, strives for excellence, and wants to grow your technical capabilities and knowledge. Your skills are highly regarded, partners seek your opinion and expertise, and others look forward to working with you to solve business problems and drive success. You work in a way that helps others be their best with outstanding results.

Lead and support multiple executive compensation projects, including the strategic assessment of program effectiveness and modeling of potential program changes, developing and managing policies and processes, and complying with regulatory changes.
Provide consulting and counsel in support of or in partnership with the business-aligned compensation leaders regarding executive compensation-related issues, including executive benchmarking, leveling, pay recommendations, and executive transactions, including promotions and external offers.
Provide consulting services directly or indirectly to senior business leaders and People & Communities leaders as needed.
Proactively recommend enhancements or changes to current executive compensation programs, policies, and processes for both immediate and long-term objectives, ensuring our programs and practices remain innovative, leading-edge, efficient, and effective.
Guide the decision-making process and outcomes by providing detailed analysis/models, innovative recommendations, and expert knowledge.
Maintain awareness of the latest trends and regulations regarding executive compensation.
As a senior member of the Executive Compensation team, deliver on key organizational and business initiatives directly and by leading cross-functional dynamic teams.

Our minimum requirements for the role are

10+ years progressive broad-based and executive compensation, People & Communities (HR), or employment law experience.

Experience consulting and influencing effectively with internal customers, including business partners and executives.

Excellent written, oral, and presentation skills, and exquisite attention to detail and accuracy.

Strong analytical and problem-solving abilities; heavily skilled at mathematical modeling and what-if capability, specifically related to executive compensation design alternatives.

Proficient at using Excel and other tools to develop recommendations.

Strong project management, organizational, and technical skills.

Ability to manage multiple tasks simultaneously and meet tight deadlines, and a proven ability to adapt and work effectively in a matrix organization.