Lead Compensation Consultant

Minneapolis, Minnesota
Apr 06, 2021
Apr 21, 2021
Employment Status
Full Time
About Us:
Target is an iconic brand, a Fortune 50 company and one of America's leading retailers.

Target Human Resources is well known for its signature ability to build the very best teams, and we infuse our work with Target's distinctive retail brand by continuously experimenting, evolving and innovating. With the chance to positively impact nearly 350,000 people worldwide in our stores, distribution centers and headquarters, you'll be a strategic partner to both the leaders and team members who elevate and nurture the Target guest experience. Our dynamic, passionate and responsive team comprises specialized people-professionals from several diverse disciplines. We operate behind the scenes to create a progressive culture of value, respect, reward and professional advancement.

A role with Pay and Benefits is all about the numbers. You'll produce extensive benchmarking and complete rigorous market research and analysis to inform the right compensation mix for roles across the company. Your point of view will be directly applied; keeping Target competitive and standing out in the sea of other places candidates can choose to work. You'll develop great relationships with our vendors to get the most out of our systems and resources. And you'll help team members understand their compensation.

As a Lead Compensation Consultant, you will manage key compensation programs and processes. You will own and manage key relationships with vendors, HR Center Of Excellence ("COE") partners, HR Generalists, and business leaders. Other responsibilities include:
• Advise and support the overall Target compensation philosophy through process and project work
• Measure the effectiveness of programs to ensure organizational objectives are being met. Provide resulting recommendations to Compensation leadership to change or enhance programs
• Recommend new practices and policies to support goals, objectives and business strategies
• Partner with Finance, Legal and HR to ensure programs are compliant
• Lead market research/analysis to establish competitive pay plans/programs within our markets and ensure internal consistency. Recommend programs and systems that recognize and incent performance, as well as retain team members
• Manage participant communications and education materials
• Vendor management
• Manage or contribute to special projects as needed

Core responsibilities are described within this job description. Job duties may change at any time due to business needs.

About you:
• Four-year degree or equivalent experience
• 6+ years of Compensation, Human Resources or Finance experience
• Strong attention to detail, along with being able to analyze data to make effective decisions
• Results oriented, being able to anticipate key issues and problems and come to resolution quickly
• Strategic thinker that can effectively present ideas to all levels of the organization
• Strong partnership and relationship skills

Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA)

Target will provide reasonable accommodations (such as a qualified sign language interpreter or other personal assistance) with the application process upon your request as required to comply with applicable laws. If you have a disability and require assistance in this application process, please visit your nearest Target store or Distribution Center or reach out to Guest Services at 1-800-440-0680 for additional information.


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