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Compensation Analyst, Europe & Canada

Zurich, Switzerland


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Compensation Analyst, Europe & Canada

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Job ID R0019537 Date posted 05/11/2020 Location Zurich, Switzerland

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Job Description


The Total Rewards Analyst provides analytical support to the EUCAN Compensation team, as well as provides support to other global, regional or local Compensation initiatives.

Responsibilities (% of Time)

Job Function and Description


  • Reviews market data, develops and proposes salary ranges, merit budgets countries and market prices individual roles, where needed.
  • Reviews and updates salary benchmarking methodology, where needed.
  • Supports the Annual Year End process for Europe and Canada.


  • Supports the wider Compensation Team, for instance with grading of jobs in the EUCAN organization or review of local compensation requirements/challenges.
  • Provide analytical compensation support for global programs & special projects

Education and Experience Requirements

  • Advanced degree or equivalent work experience
  • 3-5 years experience in compensation, preferably globally or multiple regions
  • Experience with benchmark data & tools from major pay benchmark providers
  • Experience in the Life Science industry would be preferred
  • Demonstrated understanding of Total Reward/Compensation programs

Key Skills, Abilities, and Competencies

  • Strong process and analytical skills
  • Strong MS Office Excel skills (pivot, formulas, etc)
  • Experience in Workday is desired
  • Demonstrated ability to work with sensitive/confidential information

Internal and External Contacts

  • Internal Contacts: Compensation HR colleagues, Country HR colleagues
  • External contacts: Total rewards consultants, Survey consultants


Zurich, Switzerland

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Time Type

Full time

Job ID R0019537

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