• Senior Exec Comp Associate

    Job Location(s) US-NJ-Princeton | US-NC-Raleigh-Durham | US-NC-Burlington
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  • Job Overview

    Covance is currently seeking a Senior Compensation Analyst for Executive Compensation to join our growing HR Team. This position is located onsite in Princeton, NJ or Raleigh-Durham, NC.

    The ideal candidate will have strong data analytical skills and three years of Compensation. This will be a great opportunity to learn and grow a career within Executive Compensation!

    Responsibilities include but not limited to the following:


    • Overall program management and administration of executive compensation
      • Provide analytical support, model executive compensation scenarios and make recommendations.
      • Research and assess market prevalence and trends regarding executive compensation design.
      • Provide support as needed regarding preparation of Compensation Committee meeting materials.
      • Evaluate executive job roles, recommending appropriate mapping/band/grade.
      • Provide support regarding recommendation of new hire and internal executive offer packages.
      • Participate in third party market surveys for executive positions.
      • Provide support related to creation of year-end proxy tables and regulatory requirements.
      • Conduct research and analysis on compensation proposals such as retention plans, equity modeling and other compensation trends.
      • Demonstrate understanding of the requirements/data elements to create reports which streamline and support compensation programs.
      • Provide analytical support regarding ad hoc research and other related executive compensation projects as identified by management.
      • Support overall program management and administration of the annual bonus plan.
      • Research and assess market prevalence and trends regarding variable pay program designs and targets.
      • Manage and monitor executive equity ownership guideline achievement.


    Bachelor’s Degree - Required

    Master's Degree - Preferred


    • Minimum 3 years of Compensation experience within HR functional area
      • Certified Executive Compensation or Compensation Professional (World at Work certification) or similar designation preferred
      • Strong Excel skills
      • Data/analytical skills
      • Executive Compensation Consulting company experience is a plus



    • Critical high-level attention to data integrity and accuracy
    • Advanced skills related to data gathering and manipulation for business analysis
    • Demonstration to problem solve and think outside-of-the-box / self-starter
    • Being cognizant of the urgency and time sensitivity related to executive compensation requests
    • Strong analytical, organizational, communication skills
    • Capable of managing multi-task assignments simultaneously
    • Advanced knowledge of Excel
    • Advanced PowerPoint skills required
    • Ability to effectively establish, manage, and leverage relationships with internal and external partners
    • Project management skills are essential
    • HRIS skills highly preferred


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