Willis Towers Watson

Compensation Survey Specialist

Posted on Feb 26 426 views White Plains, NY

Join Willis Towers Watson’s Rewards Data Services team (RDS) and help produce best in class compensation data for our fortune 1,000 clients and our Advisory Practice. This position will be a member of the Annual Incentive Plan (AIP) and Long-Term Incentives (LTI) team within RDS and will assist in building and maintaining the AIP and LTIP design survey databases and related intellectual capital. The position will analyze and report on AIP and LTIP data collected from survey submissions and supplemented by information gathered from proxy review and internet research. This position will also be responsible for managing compensation surveys acting as survey leader.


Employment-based non-immigrant visa sponsorship and/or assistance is not offered for this specific job opportunity.

The Role

  • Develop technical knowledge and skills in the area of compensation surveys, data and technologies
  • Deliver on projects to meet or exceed client expectations
  • Ensure adherence to established quality standards for data analysis and publication
  • Assist with promoting higher participation/retention/sales rates
  • Demonstrate natural ease and effectiveness when dealing with clients/colleagues at all levels.
  • Build relationships internally and collaborate effectively on cross-functional teams
  • Ensure client commitments and project objectives are met by adhering to timelines, providing weekly status updates/reports, tracking participation status, distributing notifications emails and responding to client inquiries.
  • Research and recommend new products, enhancements to survey design, and process improvements to ensure survey products address client needs.
  • Develop and maintain client relationships through both proactive and reactive contact

The Requirements

  • The ideal candidate will have 1-3 years of compensation survey experience and knowledge
  • The qualified candidate will have some corporate experience (internships, part-time positions or other education and related experience acceptable); HR background a plus
  • Proven analytical skills, good communication skills, detail orientation and PC expertise utilizing a database
  • College or graduate level courses in finance, statistics or other quantitative topics are preferred
  • A leader; proactively takes initiative
  • A problem solver; able to identify and solve challenging problems
  • Analytical; able to draw conclusions from data in a logical, systematic way
  • Conceptual; ability to go beyond the details and see the big picture
  • Results-driven; focused on achieving results that promote business success
  • Communicator; displays strong oral, written and public speaking skills
  • Organized; able to work and think in a methodical and orderly way
  • Committed to quality; continuously works to achieve the highest quality standards
  • Team player; ability to work independently as well as in a team
  • Technically oriented; strong computer skills

Equal Opportunity Employer/Vet/Disability