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Compensation Consultant - Minnetonka, MN

UnitedHealth Group

Minnetonka, MN
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738387 Compensation Consultant Minnetonka MN

Compensation Consultant - Minnetonka, MN (738387)

Position Description

Here, you'll help attract, lead, support and reward our most valuable asset: our high caliber people. Here, you're expected and empowered to be your best, to grow and to develop your skills. Be prepared to move quickly, to engage proactively, and to think strategically. Join us and help people live healthier lives while doing your life's best work.(sm)

Support the business in the design, development, implementation and administration of compensation programs related to base salary, annual cash bonus plans, rewards and recognition initiatives, sales compensation, equity compensation.  Staying ahead of market trends and providing proactive solutions to help drive key business initiatives and priorities. 

Primary Responsibilities:
  • Work with the Director of Compensation to proactively identify value added compensation initiatives
  • Works on complex compensation projects related to compensation; Independently drives and completes the projects with little to no oversight
  • Independently leads mergers and acquisition efforts to include due diligence and integration activities
  • Works directly with Human Capital Partners on complex field initiated projects to drive business results, generally with no oversight
  • Evaluates new jobs for appropriate title and grade, typically at the manager and director levels
  • Remain abreast of best practices and thought in the compensation field. 
  • Assist in the design of new and/or revised incentive or reward and recognition programs
  • Work with Compensation Director to lead annual common review process, including planning, communications, analysis and management of key process areas
  • Design and deliver training to managers, Human Capital partners and associates
  • Ensure programs and plans are competitive, cost effective, drive and reward a high performance culture and are aligned with UnitedHealth Group’s current and future strategic direction
  • Strategic Planning Support - Understands the business and business segment priorities; Represents the compensation perspective to support the business from a cost/benefit perspective
  • Needs Assessment - Determine and provide clear, objective, and data based recommendations on moderately complex compensation related issues
  • Data and Trend Analysis - Research, monitor, and make recommendations based on best practices and analysis of internal and external data trends and literature; Gathers and analyzes data to identify root causes of issues, successes, and trends
  • Change Management - Provide appropriate counsel and information to influence and change behavior of customers when appropriate.  In summary, to conduct the research and then articulate the change journey
Required Qualifications:
  • BA/BS degree in Business or Human Resources related field or equivalent compensation experience
  • 5 or more years of professional Human Resources experience
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Compensation experience
  • Experience working in a matrix environment
  • Experience and/or exposure to compensation practices outside of the United States.
  • Specific technical expertise in a multiple of the following: Salary survey participation, market data analysis, leading moderately complex projects, job evaluation, salary range analysis, and HRIS reporting
  • Professional certifications, such as CCP
Soft Skills:
  • Demonstrated project management skills
  • Strong project management skills, highly organized, with an ability to manage multiple competing priorities
  • Ability to lead and work effectively within teams and across the organization whilst collaborating effectively with other Human Capital and non-Human Capital functions.
  • Strong history of quickly building relationships and gaining credibility with human capital and business leadership
  • Working knowledge of PeopleSoft or comparable ERP System
  • Proven ability to lead and mentor others


Careers at UnitedHealth Group. We have modest goals: Improve the lives of others. Change the landscape of health care forever. Leave the world a better place than we found it. Such aspirations tend to attract a certain type of person. Crazy talented. Compassionate. Driven. To these select few, we offer the global reach, resources and can-do culture of a Fortune 6 company. We provide an environment where you're empowered to be your best. We encourage you to take risks. And we offer a world of rewards and benefits for performance. We believe the most important is the opportunity to do your life's best work.(sm)

Diversity creates a healthier atmosphere: UnitedHealth Group is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, protected veteran status, disability status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by law.     


UnitedHealth Group is a drug - free workplace. Candidates are required to pass a drug test before beginning employment.   



Job Keywords: Compensation Consultant, Minnetonka, MN, Minnesota


Job Details

  • Contest Number738387
  • Job TitleCompensation Consultant - Minnetonka, MN
  • Job FamilyHuman Capital
  • Business SegmentCorporate

Job Location Information

  • Minnetonka, MN
    United States
    North America

Additional Job Detail Information

  • Employee StatusRegular
  • ScheduleFull-time
  • Job LevelIndividual Contributor
  • ShiftDay Job
  • TravelNo
  • Telecommuter PositionNo
  • Overtime StatusExempt

UnitedHealth Group is the most diversified health care company in the United States and a leader worldwide in helping people live healthier lives and helping to make the health system work better for everyone.

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