Comp Consultant
Redmond , Washington
November 16, 2016

Compensation Consultant - Field, Marketing, Segments, Operations, IT and Strategy Group Be part of the dynamic team that is responsible for developing and administering compensation programs that support Microsoft’s strategic goals, and help develop compensation programs that keep Microsoft competitive!

This position will be responsible for providing HR compensation consulting services to key Microsoft business segments. Successful candidate will proactively partner with HR and line management to identify and address compensation issues, and evangelize Microsoft’s Reward and Recognition Strategy. This position also represents the client’s point-of-view in key corporate compensation initiatives and the corporate point-of-view with client groups.

Specific duties to include:

Perform deep analysis on effectiveness and competitiveness of existing compensation programs and models potential impact of alternatives.

Provide guidance to the business and develop creative solutions on a variety of total compensation issues including the setting of appropriate pay levels, base pay, annual incentive pay (including sales compensation) and stock.

Develop proposals and presentations about compensation programs to influence and educate senior level decision-makers.

Conduct job evaluations using market data and internal evaluation.

Conduct custom surveys with key industry contacts as needed.

Partner with regional team members (around the world) on compensation issues, and will work on a variety of special compensation projects as needed.

The position will also partner closely with the global compensation program team on design, policy development, guidelines, and operationalization of a key compensation programs and well as the Worldwide Incentive Compensation team to develop and refine sales incentives.


The ideal candidate will have an undergraduate degree and 7 or more years of progressively responsible compensation experience.

High Tech industry and experience with sales incentives (including retail) is preferred.

Excel proficiency required.

Position will be located in Redmond, WA.

Microsoft is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, religion, national origin or ancestry, age, disability, marital status, pregnancy, protected veteran status, protected genetic information, political affiliation, or any other characteristics protected by local laws, regulations, or ordinances.

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