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Compensation Analyst 3

Company: Pacific Northwest National Laboratory
Location: Annapolis
Posted on: January 27, 2023

Job Description:

OverviewThe Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL), operated by Battelle Memorial Institute (BMI) for the US Department of Energy (DOE), is seeking a dynamic and innovative Compensation Analyst . This position reports to the Total Rewards Manager. The Compensation Analyst contributes to PNNL's financial and operational performance by leading initiatives, recommending business focused customer solutions, and performing advanced analysis for Laboratory's HR Compensation function; partners with the HR Strategic Partners on developing compensation solutions for their respective directorates; and interacts with laboratory management on related compensation issues. Other relationships include working with recruiters, peers at other DOE Laboratories, the HRIS team, and a multitude of salary survey vendors.ResponsibilitiesThis position will participate in managing Laboratory compensation programs with emphasis on base salary, variable compensation, and special projects. The incumbent will collaborate with multiple functional areas within HR and with managers and employees across the Laboratory to gain in-depth knowledge of the business, identify emerging issues, and provide business-focused solutions. This position will be called upon to develop a broad range of market intelligence for emerging capabilities required by line management. In addition, this position will have project responsibility related to the implementation and administration of new compensation initiatives. As a strong business partner, this position will work closely with other members of Human Resources, Business Operations, and Human Resources Information Technology. The incumbent will ensure compliance with policies and practices; educate employees, managers and HR staff; and escalate issues as needed. Projects with which this position will be closely involved and/or engaged include HR information systems integration to HR deployed services; designing, developing and implementing career families; and other compensation related projects within the Laboratory.Development, implement, and administration of compensation and benefit programs to attract, reward, and retain top talent.QualificationsMinimum Qualifications:

  • BS/BA and 5 years of relevant experience -OR-
  • MS/MA or higher and 3 years of relevant experiencePreferred Qualifications:
    • Professional license and/or certification may be preferred (i.e. Certified Compensation Professional).
    • Strong data management skills, process orientation, and attention to detail.
    • Advanced proficiency in Excel, PeopleSoft, and other related technology for survey management, market pricing, and competitive analysis.
    • Demonstrated experience managing and executing project plans. This position may lead projects with moderate resource requirements, risk, and/or complexity.
    • Demonstrated experience developing and running queries and reports from a human resources information system, preferably Oracle or PeopleSoft.
    • Strong knowledge of day-to-day operations of the Compensation function, policy interpretation, compensation systems design, and how compensation programs and information integrate with other areas of HR and the organization.
    • Strong communication and consultative skills with proficiency in drafting business correspondence, reports, and presentations.
    • Demonstrated experience utilizing Excel power queries, PowerBI, Alteryx, and/or VBA to streamline tools and processes.
    • Experience working in the compensation area in a compliance environment and with governmental oversight.
    • Consulting experience (i.e., Mercer, Watson Wyatt, Larson, Hewitt, Aon).Hazardous Working Conditions/EnvironmentNot ApplicableAdditional InformationNot ApplicableTesting Designated PositionNot ApplicableAbout PNNLPacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL) is a world-class research institution powered by a highly educated, diverse workforce committed to the values of Integrity, Creativity, Collaboration, Impact, and Courage. Every year, scores of dynamic, driven people come to PNNL to work with renowned researchers on meaningful science, innovations and outcomes for the U.S. Department of Energy and other sponsors; here is your chance to be one of them!PNNL offers Rockstar Rewards with:
      • Medical, Dental, & Vision
      • FSA and HSA options
      • 401(k) Plan
      • Employer paid life insurance
      • Employer paid short and long-term disability
      • Tuition reimbursement
      • A great work/life balance
      • Hybrid and virtual work options
      • And so much more!
      • About PNNL & Richland, WA:Located in eastern Washington with over 300 days of sunshine!
        • In the heart of wine country with 200+ wineries within a 70 mile radius
        • Over 125 parks
        • Only a short 45-minute flight (or -3 hour drive) from Seattle, WA or Portland, OR
        • PNNL is the largest employer in the Tri-Cities areaCommitment to Excellence, Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Equal Employment OpportunityOur laboratory is committed to a diverse and inclusive work environment dedicated to solving critical challenges in fundamental sciences, national security, and energy resiliency. We are proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer. In support of this commitment, we encourage people of all racial/ethnic identities, women, veterans, and individuals with disabilities to apply for employment.Pacific Northwest National Laboratory considers all applicants for employment without regard to race, religion, color, sex (including pregnancy, sexual orientation, and gender identity), national origin, age, disability, genetic information (including family medical history), protected veteran status, and any other status or characteristic protected by federal, state, and/or local laws.We are committed to providing reasonable accommodations for individuals with disabilities and disabled veterans in our job application procedures and in employment. If you need assistance or an accommodation due to a disability, contact us at .Drug Free WorkplacePNNL is committed to a drug-free workplace supported by Workplace Substance Abuse Program (WSAP) and complies with federal laws prohibiting the possession and use of illegal drugs.Beginning 05/01/23, if you are offered employment at PNNL, you must pass a drug test prior to commencing employment. PNNL complies with federal law regarding illegal drug use. Under federal law, marijuana remains an illegal drug. If you test positive for any illegal controlled substance, including marijuana, your offer of employment will be withdrawn.Mandatory RequirementsBattelle requires employees to have a COVID-19 vaccine as a condition of employment, subject to accommodation. Applicants are required to disclose their vaccination status following a conditional offer of employment and must attest to being fully vaccinated with a Center for Disease Control (CDC)-approved COVID-19 vaccination or provide documentation of need for medical or religious exemption from the COVID-19 vaccination requirement.Please be aware that the Department of Energy (DOE) prohibits DOE employees and contractors from having any affiliation with the foreign government of a country DOE has identified as a country of risk without explicit approval by DOE and Battelle. If you are offered a position at PNNL and currently have any affiliation with the government of one of these countries, you will be required to disclose this information and recuse yourself of that affiliation or receive approval from DOE and Battelle prior to your first day of employment.Rockstar RewardsEmployees and their families are offered medical insurance, dental insurance, vision insurance, health savings account, flexible spending accounts, basic life insurance, disability insurance, employee assistance program, business travel insurance, tuition assistance, supplemental parental bonding leave, surrogacy and adoption assistance, and fertility support. Employees are automatically enrolled in our company funded pension plan and may enroll in our 401k savings plan. Employees may accrue up to 120 vacation hours per year and may receive ten paid holidays per year.
          • Research Associates excluded.**Once eligibility requirements are met.Click Here For Rockstar Rewards (

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