Executive Compensation Specialist Leader

Deloitte - Chicago, IL

Executive Compensation Consulting Specialist Leader

Today’s business challenges present a new wave of HR, talent and organization priorities. Deloitte’s Human Capital services leverage research, analytics and industry insights to help improve our clients’ organizational results and impact by focusing on challenges at the intersection of business and people.

Would you like to work for an organization committed to your professional development and personal success? Deloitte offers an award-winning culture that supports our employees’ development of their personal brand through learning opportunities, professional experiences, inclusion, collaboration and personal well-being.

Work you’ll do

Our Compensation Consultants will work on a number of market offerings including:

Compensation program design
Job architecture/design
Compensation functional design
M&A integration support
As a Deloitte Consulting Executive Compensation Consulting Specialist Leader in the Rewards & Well Being practice of Deloitte’s Human Capital group, you will perform the following job responsibilities:
Conduct proxy statement studies and analyses of other publicly available data sources
Benchmark annual incentive plans and long-term incentive plan design and practice
Conduct statistical analyses of compensation data
Model financial impact of compensation plans
Conduct performance metrics studies
Monitor executive and other compensation trends
Prepare client reports including exhibits and summaries
Lead significant portions of large client projects and work streams
Manage mid-sized projects with minimal direction
Participate in broader projects including performance management, employee benefits, retirement, healthcare, performance optimization, cash/non-cash reward and recognition
Participate in marketing initiatives including support on developing compensation work and methodology approaches, writing and supporting proposals and conducting surveys
Research and prepare speeches for internal and external presentation
Contribute to intellectual eminence and the development of firm viewpoints on a variety of total rewards topics
The team

A part of Deloitte Consulting LLP, our Human Capital professionals work closely with clients around the world to develop effective and efficient people-centered solutions. Our team helps clients define their talent strategy and align it with their executive business vision using innovative strategic frameworks that enhance HR service delivery models, set the stage for continuously improving operational excellence, and reimagines the HR brand. Learn more about our Human Capital practice.

Our consultants work collaboratively with clients to develop competitive rewards programs so that they can recruit and retain talent effectively. In addition to applying these skills in traditional settings, our consultants provide advisory services related to these issues in mergers and acquisitions, governance and risk management, enterprise cost reduction efforts, and other transformational business initiatives.


Bachelor's degree
At least 8 years of experience in executive compensation in the public or private sector or an executive compensation consulting background
Strong knowledge of executive compensation and statistical analysis, incentive plan design and analysis, and pay structure analysis and design
Strong critical thinking and technical skills
Strong attention to detail, time management and follow through
Self-motivated and able to work with little direct supervision
Experience managing mid-to-large sized teams
Ability to lead and direct staff
Experience writing proposals and participating in business development activities
Expert proficiency in Excel, PowerPoint, and Word
Willingness to travel at least 15%

6+ years of experience in a compensation consulting firm
8+ years of experience with executive compensation
Ability to travel up to 50%

How you’ll grow

At Deloitte, our professional development plan focuses on helping people at every level of their career to identify and use their strengths to do their best work every day. From entry-level employees to senior leaders, we believe there’s always room to learn. We offer opportunities to help sharpen skills in addition to hands-on experience in the global, fast-changing business world. From on-the-job learning experiences to formal development programs at Deloitte University, our professionals have a variety of opportunities to continue to grow throughout their career. Explore Deloitte University, The Leadership Center.


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