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Senior Compensation Specialist

Praca: Senior Compensation Specialist

Our People & Places Solutions business – reinforces our drive to improve the lives of people everywhere and epitomizes the "why" of what we do – the tremendous positive impact and value our solutions bring to our communities and society as a whole. From facilities delivering life-saving therapies and ensuring clean water to enabling the connection of people through all modes of transportation and providing access to technology – were integrating a multitude of these solution elements to build the smart environments of tomorrow.

We have more than 1800 colleagues in Poland, supporting our business in all global regions. Our Global Delivery Center (GDC) engineers in Krakow and Warsaw office collaborate on the design and delivery of local and global projects in the fields of engineering, design and construction. Our Global Business Services (GBS) specialists provide global support and expertise in the fields of Accounting, Procurement, IT, HR and Graphic Design.

Start your Jacobs career with a company that inspires and empowers you to deliver your best work so you can evolve, grow and succeed – today and into tomorrow.
Senior Compensation Specialist
Location: Kraków
Job ID: HUM0000RS

Your Impact:

Jacobs’ Compensation Analyst career path provides you with an opportunity to develop your career in the Total Rewards and Human Resources department. This position will play important role in the global administration of employee reward programs and services.


Senior Compensation Specialist responsibilities:

  • Support the global Total Reward team with global and regional reward initiatives
  • Assist with annual compensation review and other mid-year off cycle salary reviews
  • Support the design, development, implementation and administration of special compensation programs or incentive systems tied to driving business objectives 
  • Assist with job evaluations and analysis of salary data 
  • Assist in updating salary structures and researching market trends (international experience would be an asset)
  • Perform routine compensation analytics
  • Perform market pricing and related benchmarking (international experience would be an asset)
  • Prepare compensation-related reports and work closely with HR reporting team and payroll in support of reward programs and maintaining data integrity
  • Run general compensation audits to ensure data integrity as well as compliance with various related compensation labour laws and regulations e.g. minimum wage, US prevailing wage, etc. 
  • Liaise with payroll to collect and summarize compensation data for compliance purposes (e.g., UK gender pay gap) and other projects (e.g., historical bonus payment trends)
  • Develop basic knowledge of commonly-used concepts, practices and procedures within compensation and data reporting, as well as basic knowledge of other functional areas within HR. Develop and maintain working relationships with global compensation team members to support projects as needed
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Here’s What You’ll Need:

  • 3 – 5 years of experience in Compensation area
  • Knowledge of different jobs evaluation methodologies
  • Strong Excel and good Power Point skills; knowledge of Tableau would be an asset
  • Ability to drew conclusions from data, summarize and analyse large amounts of data from a variety of sources
  • Ability to work with and respect highly sensitive/confidential data
  • Exceptional attention to details and organizational skills
  • Self-motivated and ability to work under time pressure
  • Excellent, professional interpersonal communication skills
  • Fluent English – written and spoken.

We offer:

  • Full time employment contract with flexible working hours (currently we work remotely)
  • Private medical care and dental coverage in LuxMed for employees and their families
  • Life insurance and PPK plan in Generali
  • Flexible benefit package: MyBenefit portal (Multisport card, vouchers and more)
  • International working environment and unique company culture
  • Personal and professional development opportunities.