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Verisk Senior Global Reward Specialist (6 Month Contract) in Boston, Massachusetts

Wood Mackenzie are a knowledge business. Intellectual capital is our main asset and as such the optimization of every individual employee’s engagement, development and potential is key to our success. The retention of our employees is paramount, as is our on-going success in acquiring high quality talent across a wide range of sectors and specialisms to support our growth. The Human Resources team is recognized as playing a central role in the achievement of the Company’s business goals. Role Purpose The role holder will be responsible for delivering key global Reward (compensation) projects and initiatives at Wood Mackenzie. Main Responsibilities • Conduct global salary benchmarking exercise in preparation for annual salary planning cycle • Drive recommendations for market-specific inflationary increases • Conduct thorough review of high-inflation locations (e.g. LatAm, Russia), and make considered recommendations on approach • Identify key market segments impacted by high competition for talent, and recommend compensation approach accordingly • Support job evaluations • Support review of Sales Commission Scheme • Partner with Verisk Total Reward Centre of Excellence to explore transition to Verisk salary planning methodology • Provide key inputs to Talent Acquisition on new hire compensation • Provide key HRIS and reporting inputs • Advise HR colleagues globally on benefit renewal decisions, making and approving recommendations aligned with Global Reward Strategy • Co-ordinate with global HR colleagues and engage with external organizations as required to support regional compensation & benefits review • Subject Matter Expert advice to business and wider HR team across Reward projects and programs • Support statutory reporting e.g. Gender Pay Gap • Support M&A integration activities, if required • Lead a range of ad hoc Reward projects as required Knowledge & Experience The candidate should have extensive experience in international Compensation & Benefits. Experience of complex geographies (e.g. Latin America) will be beneficial. They should preferably have a Degree/Diploma in HRM or a related subject, and ideally have a relevant HR or Finance professional qualification. Candidates should be prepared to manage a range of projects and be able to effectively manage their own workload and prioritize appropriately. Excellent analytical and modelling skills are essential to succeed in this position, as well as effective communication skills. High proficiency in Microsoft Excel is required, as is the ability to present data and information clearly. Core Competencies Issue identification, problem solving & analysis Assertive & influential Planning, implementation & control Efficiency focused Determined & resilient Building & maintaining relationships Wood Mackenzie Core Values Wood Mackenzie is a place where we are committed to supporting our people to grow and thrive. We value different perspectives and aspire to create an inclusive environment which encourages diversity and fosters a sense of belonging. Our core values are: • Respect for the Individual • Integrity • Passion • Persistence • Confidence with humility • Excellence • Teamwork We understand the importance of achieving balance between work, family and other life commitments. We are open to considering flexible working arrangements to enable the greatest spectrum of talent to contribute to Wood Mackenzie's success. #LI-EF1 Verisk Analytics is an equal opportunity employer. All members of the Verisk Analytics family of companies are equal opportunity employers. We consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, citizenship, sex, gender identity and/or expression, sexual orientation, veteran's status, age or disability. Unsolicited resumes sent to Verisk, including unsolicited resumes sent to a Verisk business mailing address, fax machine or email address, or directly to Verisk employees, will be considered Verisk property. Verisk will NOT pay a fee for any placement resulting from the receipt of an unsolicited resume. Consumer Privacy Notice