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WSP USA Compensation Consultant in Morristown, New Jersey

Compensation Consultant

Req ID 11311

Compensation Consultant

Who We Are

At WSP, we are driven by inspiring future-ready pioneers to innovate. We’re looking to grow our teams with people who are ready to collaborate in building communities and expanding our skylines. To do this, we hire candidates of all experiences, skillsets, backgrounds and walks of life. We actively foster a work environment and culture where inclusion and diversity is part of our fundamental structure. This is delivered behaviorally, through our policies, trainings, local partnerships with professional diverse organizations, internal networks and most importantly with the support and sponsorship of our leaders who help drive our commitment to an inclusive, diverse, welcoming and equitable work environment. Anything is within our reach and yours as a WSP employee. Come join us and help shape the future!

This Opportunity

Be involved in projects with our Total Rewards Team and be a part of a growing organization that meets our client’s objectives and solves their challenges.

At WSP, we are driven by inspiring the right people to be part of our future-focused business objectives. Our devotion to teamwork has allowed us to build communities and expand our skylines. Here at WSP, anything is within our reach- and yours as a WSP employee. Come join us and help shape the future!

WSP is currently initiating a search for a Compensation Consultant. The following locations will be considered: Tampa, FL; Denver, CO; Atlanta, GA, Morristown, NJ or New York, NY.

Your Impact

  • Act as an advisor by providing consultations to Talent Acquisition, HR Business Partners and business management regarding job evaluations, salary administration, pay strategy, annual merit planning and the resolution of compensation related issues.

  • Support with the planning and facilitation of the annual compensation review processes, working closely with HR Business Partners and other Compensation team members.

  • Assess job levels/grading based on the scope of responsibilities and evaluate against internal criteria.

  • Utilize external and internal data for job benchmarking and peer group analyses.

  • Conduct periodic modeling of salary structure ranges and budgets.

  • Collaborate with cross-functional HR teams to provide consultative expertise for industry trends and market competitiveness, and support for a variety of compensation projects and strategic initiatives.

  • Continually monitor pay equity among jobs ensuring WSP is fair and equitable in our pay practices.

  • Ensure compliance with FLSA, pay transparency and other compensation related legal requirements.

  • Utilize market research and internal analysis to recommend changes and improvements to existing programs, and leverage data to support recommendations.

  • Assist with developing modeling analysis for short-term incentive programs to determine cost impact and feasibility.

  • Support continuous activities related to frequent mergers and acquisitions.

  • May participate in projects/initiatives to develop and implement new compensation programs, processes, and policies.

  • Provide a continuous focus on improving processes and reporting.

  • Remain current on the latest compensation concepts, methodologies, and federal/state/local legislation.

  • Exercise responsible and ethical decision-making regarding company funds, resources, and conduct, and adhere to WSP’s Code of Conduct and related policies and procedures.

  • Perform additional responsibilities as required by business needs.

Talent is the essence of meeting our client’s objectives, goals, and challenges. If this sounds like a fit for you, we’d love to have that first discussion of you joining our team.

Who You Are

Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Human Resources, Finance or a related business field or equivalent experience/combined education.

  • 3+ years of progressive post education compensation experience, preferably within the Architecture/Engineering/Construction industry and/or large matrixed corporate environment.

  • Experience analyzing and administering a variety of compensation plans and programs including salary structures and incentive pay programs.

  • Strong business acumen.

  • Ability to prioritize multiple projects and tasks, and analyze, synthesize and draw conclusions from data.

  • Strong analytical skills and the ability to prepare reports and presentations.

  • Expert level ability to use Microsoft Office Suite (Excel, Word, PowerPoint and Teams). Must be able to use formulas, data format/sort/filter, vlookup and/or xlookup, and pivot tables in Excel.

  • Ability to build cross-functional relationships and coordinate with various stakeholders.

  • Highly capable interpersonal and communication skills when interacting with others, expressing ideas effectively and professionally to an HR and non-HR audience.

  • Ability to collaboratively work with others such as HR Business Partners, Recruiters, HRIS analysts, and business leaders.

  • Capable self-leadership with attention to detail, multi-tasking, and prioritization of responsibilities in a dynamic work environment.

  • Critical thinking and problem-solving skills required to apply learned subject matter and technical knowledge to reach conclusions from testing results, data collation, statistical analysis and arriving at the most effective, and logical solution.

  • Ability to abide by WSP’s health, safety and drug/alcohol and harassment policies.

  • This is a professional role and as such work deadlines and work hours may extend beyond a typical workday.

  • Occasional travel may be required.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Familiarity with Oracle preferred (but not required).

  • Certified Compensation Professional (CCP) Certification is a plus.

Compensation and Benefits:

WSP provides a comprehensive suite of benefits including medical, dental, vision, disability, life, and retirement savings focused on a providing health and financial stability throughout the employee’s career.

Expected Salary: $70,000 - $90,000

WSP USA is providing the compensation range and general description of other compensation and benefits that the company in good faith believes it might pay and/or offer for this position based on the successful applicant’s education, experience, knowledge, skills, and abilities in addition to internal equity and geographic location. WSP USA reserves the right to ultimately pay more or less than the posted range and offer additional benefits and other compensation, depending on circumstances not related to an applicant’s sex or other status protected by local, state, or federal law.


Additional Requirements

  • To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential job duty satisfactorily. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform essential job functions.

Additional Details

  • Travel Required: 10%

  • Job Status: Regular

  • Employee Type: Full

  • Primary Location: NEW YORK - PENN PLAZA

  • All locations: US-CO-Denver, US-FL-Tampa, US-GA-Atlanta, US-NJ-Morris Township, US-NY-New York

About WSP

WSP USA is the U.S. operating company of WSP, one of the world's leading engineering and professional services firms. Dedicated to serving local communities, we are engineers, planners, technical experts, strategic advisors and construction management professionals. WSP USA designs lasting solutions in the buildings, transportation, energy, water and environment markets. With more than 15,000 employees in over 300 offices across the U.S., we partner with our clients to help communities prosper.

WSP provides a flexible, agile and hybrid workplace model while meeting client needs. Employees are also afforded a comprehensive suite of benefits including medical, dental, vision, disability, life, and retirement savings focused on providing health and financial stability throughout the employee’s career.

At WSP, we want to give our employees the challenges they seek to grow their careers and knowledge base. Your daily contributions to your team will be essential in meeting client objectives, goals and challenges. Are you ready to get started?

WSP USA (and all of its U.S. companies) is an Equal Opportunity Employer Race/Age/Color/Religion/Sex/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity/National Origin/Disability or Protected Veteran Status.

The selected candidate must be authorized to work in the United States.