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Compensation Analyst / Senior Compensation Analyst

Revolution Medicines

Redwood City, CA, US
  • Job Type: Full-Time
  • Function: HR
  • Industry: Biotechnology
  • Post Date: 09/20/2022
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  • Company Address: 700 Saginaw Drive, Redwood City, CA, 94063

About Revolution Medicines

REVOLUTION Medicines discovers and develops new drugs that harness the therapeutic potential of frontier oncology targets on behalf of cancer patients. Our innovative product engine draws inspiration from nature and evolution, which offer insights into cancer targets, disease mechanisms and therapeutic approaches.

Job Description

Revolution Medicines is a clinical-stage precision oncology company focused on developing novel targeted therapies to inhibit high-value frontier targets in RAS-addicted cancers.  The company’s R&D pipeline comprises RAS(ON) Inhibitors designed to suppress diverse oncogenic variants of RAS proteins, and RAS Companion Inhibitors for use in combination treatment strategies. As a new member of the Revolution Medicines team, you will join other outstanding professionals in a tireless commitment to patients with cancers harboring mutations in the RAS signaling pathway.

The Opportunity:

As a Compensation Analyst/Senior Compensation Analyst, you will ensure that we attract, reward, and retain highly qualified team members by helping to develop and maintain our compensation philosophy, strategy, practices, programs, and governance. In this role, you will combine the latest industry research with feedback from managers and team members to make large-scale, data-driven decisions that support RevMed’s mission and core values. This will require you to think big, roll up your sleeves, and use data to guide your work. This role will make recommendations regarding cash and equity compensation and job leveling throughout the organization.  In addition, you will provide guidance to internal partners on various compensation questions. You will be a key subject matter expert on our HR team with the opportunity to collaborate with and learn from broader experienced HR team members. You will report directly to the Senior Director, Total Rewards, and HRBP.

  • Partner on the development and implementation of compensation structures (salary, bonus, equity), incentive policies, and practices in partnership with project teams and other HR teams including staffing, legal, finance, and others.

    • Continuously evaluate our compensation programs, innovating and recommending changes, to maximize the effectiveness of our investment in total rewards.

    • Build compensation packages to attract top talent, partnering closely with our staffing team.

  • Assist with the analysis of the market competitiveness of the company’s compensation programs, including conducting research on peer and market practices, and modeling the impact of any design changes.

    • Own the execution of annual and mid-year compensation planning cycles including modeling, project planning, communications, and training.

    • Design and build compensation metrics, reports, and tools to inform compensation decisions and forecast, report, and/or analyze compensation outcomes.

  • Participate in a variety of compensation surveys to collect and analyze market data and maintain well-rounded knowledge of industry trends and practices.

  • Act as an internal consultant to the business regarding hiring, promotion, compensation planning cycle, and related compensation activities; communicate meaningful recommendations, including salary and bonus programs as needed.

  • Coordinate with finance staff to ensure accurate implementation of compensation programs and accruals and collaborate on the equity program administration.  

  • Assist in preparing materials for the Board, Compensation Committee and senior management team related to broad-based and executive compensation programs and proposals.

  • Maintain compensation policies and plans, including assisting in developing and maintaining department processes, best practices, and procedures.

 Required Experience, Skills, and Education:

  • Bachelor's degree in Economics, Statistics, Business Administration, a quantitative analysis related field, or equivalent practical experience.

  • 3-5+ years of experience in compensation, analytical HR, or management consulting (e.g., strategy, compensation).

  • Experience in the design, development and implementation of compensation programs.

  • Experience with job architecture development a plus, including job descriptions, career, and leveling guides.

  • Strong Excel and PowerPoint skills (e.g., VLOOKUP’s, macros, scripts).

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills, with an emphasis on tact and ability to communicate with manager and executive audiences.

  • Strong interest in analyzing data with the ability to see beyond the numbers to influence decision making.

  • Experience in improving and identifying issues in processes, models, suggesting user focused improvements, and navigating/influencing cross-functional teams to drive these changes.

  • Strong problem solving and organization skills with attention to detail.

  • Familiarity with the laws and regulations related to compensation.

  • Demonstrated ability to work independently while also being able to collaborate with others.

  • Ability to set priorities while working on multiple projects in a fast-paced environment.

  • Strong business/financial knowledge; understands business strategy, maintains a fundamental understanding of our business, and connects it to our total rewards philosophy.

Revolution Medicines currently requires that all personnel and visitors to its offices be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. This role will require that the employee meet with company employees and work from the company’s offices. Given that these essential functions of the role must be performed on-site, this position requires full COVID-19 vaccination, subject to applicable law.

Revolution Medicines is an equal opportunity employer and prohibits unlawful discrimination based on race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, national origin/ancestry, age, disability, marital status, medical condition and veteran status.

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