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Humana Director, Compensation in Overland Park, Kansas


The Director, Compensation develops, implements, and administers compensation programs. The Director, Compensation requires an in-depth understanding of how organization capabilities interrelate across the function or segment.


The Director, Compensation is aligned to the Corporate groups (Finance, Marketing, Human Resources, Strategy/Corporate Development, Digital Health & Analytics, Legal, Risk, Compliance, IT) and is accountable for the delivery of all compensation programs and consulting required to meet the needs of the business. The Director will:

  • Lead a team of 8 compensation professionals

  • Build relationships with senior leaders, learn their organizations and business strategy, and set/align compensation practices to support that strategy

  • Use strategic knowledge and deep subject matter expertise to increase enterprise capability across multiple functions

  • Provide strategic support by advising Executive Officers on complex compensation problems involving topics such as: executive pay, organizational restructures, career paths/development, job reviews/leveling, offers, regulatory/FLSA, market pricing, incentives, rewards, retention, etc.

  • Leads and executes annual compensation processes (Base, Bonus, Equity) for Corporate functions with an $150,000,000 budget

  • Lead and/or participate in the strategy, design and execution of major compensation projects

Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor's Degree (any discipline)

  • Proven Compensation and/or Human Resources consulting experience

  • Ability to lead a team accountable for the delivery of compensation programs and business-aligned consulting

  • Proven consultation skills in a business-facing role

  • Ability to tell a story, draw insights and make recommendations utilizing data

  • High level of execution and ability to influence

  • Proven capabilities with Excel and Powerpoint

  • Strong research, analytical and problem solving abilities

  • Dedication to accuracy and strong attention to detail

  • Ability to work in a fast paced, deadline-driven organization

  • Previous experience working within a team-based atmosphere with shared responsibility

  • Exceptional written and oral communication skills

  • Ability to manage multiple projects/assignments while working with various departments

  • Highly organized and self-driven with an ability to meet multiple deadlines

Preferred Qualifications

  • Master's Degree in Business Administration, Human Resources, Finance, Economics or comparable discipline

  • HR Business Partner or Organizational Development experience

  • Demonstrated experience designing and delivering compensation solutions in support of business objectives

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