Sr. Compensation Analyst

Website The Johns Hopkins University

Jhpiego is seeking a Sr. Compensation Analyst to join their dynamic Global Human Resources team. The Sr. Compensation Analyst supports Jhpiego in matters related to international and non-classified staff compensation including but not limited to job classification, market pricing, pay studies, policy and Wage & Hour Laws interpretations, compensation education and training. They will consult with management in job design and/or establishing career ladders. Assumes lead responsibility for and assists with compensation projects and initiatives.


  • Performs job analysis and classifies a wide variety of jobs across job families and pay ranges for Jhpiego’s international offices. This may include United States based positions that are outside of the classification structure.
  • Provides advice and guidance to management in job re-design and/or establishing career ladders.
  • Provides guidance to international country offices and or departments on salary actions; e.g., job reclassifications, developmental growth plans, promotions, bonus/pay supplements, overtime calculations, annual increases, internal/external equity adjustments, according to established policies and procedures and/or federal/state/local laws and regulations.
  • Performs comprehensive and detailed data analysis to determine competitive position to update salary range structures and market reference data annually for non-classified and international staff and assists with the Organization’s annual salary planning process as needed.
  • Conducts special compensation studies of salary and pay practices, especially for our international offices. Analyzes data, creates and presents reports, and develops recommendations as appropriate.
  • Assists and/or leads compensation projects. Participates in project from conceptualization to implementation. Conducts and participates in annual salary surveys and ensures appropriate and up-to-date matches.
  • Collaborates with the central compensation team on compensation matters related to classified staff.
  • Assists with training supervisors and country HR teams.

Special Skills, Knowledge & Abilities:

  • Working knowledge of principles, theories and concepts for administering compensation programs, including working knowledge of compensation policies, procedures, best practices, applicable laws and regulations, e.g., Fair Labor Standards Act for both United States and other countries.
  • Demonstrable experience in compensation analysis for international offices and donor funded programs such as USAID would be preferred.
  • Requires experience with job analysis, job classification system and market pricing within the NGO and international development market.
  • Highly analytical with the ability to conduct job audits/interviews, perform detailed analysis of qualitative and quantitative data including skill in creating complex spreadsheets which require the use of complex formulas. Detail oriented with the ability to think creatively, objectively and see the big picture.
  • Ability to work independently with minimal supervision.
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills with the ability to work collaboratively with others and interact with various levels of employees in a highly decentralized, complex and large organization.
  • Strong problem-solving ability with the ability to make difficult decisions and conduct difficult conversations effectively.
  • High level of discretion, tact, diplomacy, and professionalism. Is ethical and is capable of maintaining confidentiality.
  • Strong work ethic.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in Human Resources, Business Administration, or otherrelated field
  • Five years related experience
  • Additional education may substitute for required experience, to the extent permitted by the JHU equivalency formula

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