Careers at ThermoFisher Scientific

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You will have the opportunity to make a difference to our employee engagement across the globe by analyzing and developing content across a wide array of employee compensation programs. You will be looked to as an expert on total compensation analytics. You will run analysis of market data and internal HR data in order to provide recommendations on the structure of compensation for our global teams. You will also develop and support key compensation projects and initiatives including Total Compensation Planning Process, salary structure development, annual bonus targets and long-term equity ranges. By providing insight and leadership, you will help guide our global compensation team and internal clients to create frameworks and analytics to create strategies for attracting, retaining, and engaging our global workforce.

The successful candidate will have strong analytical skills and excellent hands-on project management experience. A broad understanding of compensation practices, policies and processes is helpful, but is not required and can be obtained while in the role. As such, the position represents an opportunity for a successful individual contributor to develop skills cross-functionally, whether from within human resources or in a related financial discipline.


  • Delivers strong analytical advice on internal compensation issues, market data, salary surveys and compensation practices in collaboration with compensation team members and HR Business Partners to make recommendations and influence business decisions.
  • Develops metrics and analytics to inform HR leadership on compensation programs to inform and influence decision-making through timely, accurate analytics and data-driven business recommendations.
  • Performs analysis and forecasting for purposes of budget estimates and reporting
  • Participates in the design, development and delivery of corporate compensation programs and initiatives by providing consultation along with research and analytical support.
  • Develops and deliver manager and employee training on various compensation projects and initiatives
  • Conducts research, learns best practices and provides input on recommendations on global plans and programs.
  • Manages the enhancement and development of systems and tools to support the Total Compensation Planning Process and execution

Minimum Requirements/Qualifications:

  • 7-10 years of experience in a fast-paced environment at growth/scaling stage business and partnering with increasing levels of responsibility
  • Bachelor's Degree in Finance, Human Resources, Management or other related discipline
  • Working knowledge of Workday is a plus
  • Project management skills
  • Experience with financial modeling

Non-Negotiable Hiring Criteria:

  • Attention to detail, flexibility, ability to prioritize and take initiative
  • An analytical mindset and comfortable with interpreting data, recognizing and communicating trends, and developing material to present key data elements
  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • Strong skills with MS Excel

Thermo Fisher Scientific is an EEO/Affirmative Action Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, disability or any other legally protected status.
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