Executive Compensation Consultant
Lead compensation programs at a world class organization! An exciting opportunity to partner with senior leaders and grow your career.

As Executive Compensation Consultant, you will lead the design, testing and implementation of compensation solutions that support and are aligned with the organization’s business strategies and bring the total rewards philosophy to life. You will work with business leaders, HR partners, and Workforce Services to proactively understand the talent and rewards needs of the organization and design/implement rewards solutions to address those needs. You will provide compensation support (design, testing, implementation, administration, consultation & training) to specific segments of the population.
You’ll play a lead role on the team in one or more of the organization-wide compensation programs such as: annual incentives, long-term incentives, executive compensation, annual merit process, pay delivery, pay structure, market competitiveness, board compensation or recognition.

Roles & Responsibilities:

  • Partner with Total Rewards leaders to design and develop a market-based total rewards package for executives to attract, motivate, reward, & retain.
  • Administration of executive compensation programs to ensure all transactions are processed accurately and in timely.
  • Lead the design and modification of short-term and long-term compensation programs and the associated guidelines, processes, policies and procedures.
  • Develop internal communications and materials to educate applicable audiences (both employees and HR Business Partners) on executive compensation programs and incentive plans
  • Partner with HRBPs and Talent Acquisition on proposals for executive new hire offers, promotions, adjustments, and other ad-hoc analysis.
  • Prepare materials for Board of Directors and Human Resource committee meetings including annual incentive and long-term incentive plans including insights, analysis, and recommendations
  • Work with executive compensation board advisors and ensure all materials related to executive compensation are prepared in time for the appropriate committee meetings
  • Prepare monthly and annual reporting on annual and long-term incentive plans for finance to ensure accurate forecasting and planning
  • Prepare, update, and create plan documents and other communication materials for annual and long-term incentive plans to ensure Thrivent is in compliance with relevant governance and regulatory requirements
  • Leverage market data in the consultation and analysis of compensation issues including: analysis of internal and external compensation data, market pricing and evaluating jobs, developing recommendations for new and existing positions across the organization and participating in salary surveys
  • Lead and/or provide work direction to cross-functional teams to refine or implement compensation solutions

Required Skills & Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree
  • 7+ years compensation experience
  • Ability to effectively handle highly confidential compensation and other human resources information
  • Experience leading large, complex projects
  • Expertise in design/development of compensation solutions/processes
  • Experience leading large, complex projects
  • Demonstrated ability to influence others from across the organization, including executives and others at higher levels
  • Demonstrated expertise in the following functional areas: project management, financial acumen, communications/stakeholder management, design/development of solutions/processes
  • Ability to effectively handle highly confidential compensation and other human resource information


  • Master’s degree
  • Certified Compensation Professional (CCP) certification
  • Accounting or finance background
  • Experience working with HRIS systems (e.g. Workday) and market pricing software (e.g. MarketPay)

About Versique:

Versique is a high-performance recruiting firm based in Minneapolis, MN specializing in interim solutions, direct hire, and executive leadership search. We believe people are the ultimate business advantage. Our experienced functional recruiting teams work within a variety of areas of expertise (HR, Finance & Accounting, Demand Generation, IT, and Engineering) and broad industries (Healthcare, Banking, Consumer Packaged Goods, Manufacturing, Private Equity, and Family-Owned). Voted as a “Star Tribune Best Places to Work” three years in a row by our employees, Versique is one of the largest and fastest growing staffing and recruiting firms in the Midwest. The Versique brand represents a powerful combination of “versatile” and “unique” as it hints at the concept of “search” in its pronunciation: ver-seek.

Versique is an equal opportunity employer committed to creating a diverse workforce. We consider all qualified applicants without regard to race, religion, color, sex, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, or veteran status, among other factors.


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