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UKG (Ultimate Kronos Group) Principal Compensation Consultant - Sales in Des Moines, Iowa

Principal Compensation Consultant - Sales

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Travel Amount Required:

Up to 25%

Job Type:

Regular-Full Time


USA - USA - Remote

Description & Qualifications


An exciting opportunity to join a high-performance Human Resources team. The Principal Compensation Consultant role will report to the Sr. Director, Global Compensation, and will work closely with our HR partners to provide compensation expertise to deliver pay programs and solutions in support of overall business objectives. This role will be aligned with our Revenue organization.


• Conduct comprehensive analysis and market studies to evaluate compensation competitiveness and provide recommendations that align with the compensation programs and support the Revenue organization to achieve desired results, identifying and generating competitive solutions to complex problems.

• Evaluates the effectiveness Revenue organization compensation strategy and programs through data-based insights, in partnership with the finance and revenue operations organizations. Regularly analyzes trends to inform effectiveness, identify opportunities, and guide decision-making.

• Provide consultation, coaching, and recommendations aligned to our programs to our HR business partners, Talent Acquisition partners, senior business leaders, and Finance partners on complex compensation issues.

• Build positive relationships across the organization and demonstrate the ability to influence clients of all levels on compensation matters.

• Partner with HR Business Partners to define and support compensation cycles. In addition to providing subject matter expertise, the consultants will provide issue resolution, reporting, and analysis throughout the cycle.

• Lead competitive assessments using market analysis, including defining the peer groups and formulating recommendations, and presenting to managements. Coordinate job matching process, review data when surveys are complete, and analyze market survey data trends.


About You

Basic Qualifications:

• 10+ years of experience in software/high technology industry experience with 4+ years’ experience supporting the Revenue organization preferred.

•Undergraduate degree or equivalent experience.

• 4-5 years experience with the full spectrum of approaches and tools used for compensation-related market research, modeling, and analysis

•Travel 10-20%.

Preferred Qualifications:

• Collaborative/customer-focused with ability to develop strong relationships at all levels, with proven ability and passion to influence and drive change.

•Ability to respond rapidly and independently to requests, develop and implement creative solutions, and follow through to ensure resolution.

•Proven expertise and skill to develop and deliver formal and informal reports, presentations, and communications to all levels in the organization including executive audiences

• Comfortable to challenge the status quo and proven ability to drive results in a dynamic environment. Ability to influence the decision-making process and outcomes through detailed analysis, modeling, and innovative recommendations while demonstrating compensation expertise.

• Strong analytical skills with an ability to break down complex questions/data into well-structured analyses, understand the root cause, and synthesize key points

•Comfortable to challenge the status quo with a passion to deliver results in a dynamic environment.

Company Overview

Here at UKG, our purpose is people™. Our HR, payroll, and workforce management solutions help organizations unlock happier outcomes for all. And our U Krewers, who build those solutions and support our business, are talented, collaborative, and innovative problem-solvers. We strive to create a culture of belonging and an employee experience that empowers our people – both at work and at home. Our benefits show that we care about the whole you, from adoption and surrogacy assistance to tuition reimbursement and wellness programs. Our employee resource groups provide a welcoming place to land, learn, and connect with those who share your passions and interests. What are you waiting for? Learn more at #WeAreUKG

EEO Statement

Equal Opportunity Employer

Ultimate Kronos Group is proud to be an equal opportunity employer and is committed to maintaining a diverse and inclusive work environment. All qualified applicants will receive considerations for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, disability, marital status, familial status, sexual orientation, pregnancy, genetic information, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, veteran status, and any other legally protected status under federal, state, or local anti-discrimination laws.

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Colorado, New York, Washington, and California Pay Law

The pay range for this position in Colorado, New York, Washington and California is $120k to $172k, however, base pay offered may vary depending on skills, experience, job-related knowledge and location. This position is also eligible for a short-term incentive and a long-term incentive as part of total compensation.

Information about UKG’s comprehensive benefits can be reviewed on our careers site at

San Francisco Bay Area Pay Law

There is a different range applicable to specific work locations, within the San Francisco Bay area, the base pay range for this role in those locations is USD $138k to $197k per year.

Disability Accommodation

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