• We are motivated first and foremost by helping our clients succeed. Every Associate at SullivanCotter is laser-focused on providing exceptionally responsive and high-quality client experiences.
  • We don’t do cookie-cutter – we thrive on developing creative, customized solutions. We also don’t do boring.
  • We’re committed to giving you the time, flexibility, and autonomy to do the best work of your career.
  • You’ll be joining us at an exciting time in our exponential growth serving mission-based clients.
  • While part of a team, you’ll work autonomously for the most part and we trust you to get work done when/where you can be productive. We are committed to a remote, agile workforce.
  • You model inclusivity and bring diversity of thought, critical thinking skills and experience to our team and the firm.


As a Compensation Consulting Manager, you will enthusiastically:

  • Contribute to all aspects of client engagements and are responsible for leading multiple consulting projects.
  • Develop a deep knowledge of the healthcare industry and compensation consulting methodologies.
  • Assist in the identification of follow-on work or new leads and the writing of project proposals and statements of work.
  • Manage the work of junior team members across client engagements and project teams to ensure effective planning, organizing, and management of strategic engagements.
  • Synthesizing complex data and information into actionable results and recommendations.
  • Design, structure, and deliver reports, presentations, and other client deliverables.
  • Develop client relationships through effective communication (face-to-face discussions, telephone, video conferencing, email contact, etc.) and be a collaborative thought partner to client teams.
  • Provide leadership, analytical guidance, and creativity for technical work is critical to the success of our client engagement teams and our practice.
  • Responsible for growing the consulting and client services business by leading and developing consulting resources in areas such as technical training, planning, forecasting, market assessments, and compensation analytics.
  • Assist with managing complex projects within established budgets and regularly monitoring the success of the client experience.
  • Develop subject matter expertise, proactively sharing knowledge, use of tools, processes and methodologies established by the firm and effectively guiding junior associates in more complex research, data collection and analytics.
  • Participate in team productivity by prioritizing work and demonstrating effective attention to detail, productivity and high levels of efficiencies to meet client project timelines.
  • Work to keep the client relationship manager apprised of project status, including delays or potential problems, holding yourself and team members accountable for client deadlines and deliverables.
  • Participate in client meetings as requested and anticipating client needs and questions.
  • Develop and implement tools, work product templates, processes and methodologies that will improve productivity and quality.
  • Actively participate in workflow and client delivery meetings with a spirit of collaboration.


We find people who generally fit this profile have a high degree of success in this role:

  • Bachelor’s degree.
  • Ten to fifteen years or more of related compensation analytical experience, involving data evaluation, financial modeling and presentation design with experience in compensation consulting.
  • Solid technical knowledge and experience working with Excel, Word, and PowerPoint.
  • Passion serving organizations to solve complex compensation challenges.
  • Proficient skills in problem solving and critical thinking, including the ability to:
    • Recognize patterns in complex sets of data and develop practical models.
    • Analyze and interpret data using basic and advanced modeling techniques.
    • Anticipate challenges, identify alternate solutions, and drive the removal of obstacles impeding project/team progress.
  • Excellent people and articulation skills, including the ability to:
    • Foster an open and effective channel of communication with clients and across teams and provide constructive feedback that helps associates develop skills, experience, and growth opportunities.
    • Manage client delivery project teams.
    • Proven skills in training and developing junior colleagues.
    • Effectively present facts, analysis, and conclusions/solutions in a way that demonstrates command of content; factors in perspectives and interests of the audience.
    • Write concise project communications, documents, and presentations with appropriate level of technical detail and complexity.
  • Excellent project management, organizational skills, and ability to manage and execute tasks in a high-pressure, fast-paced, and priority-changing environment.


You will be at your best in this role when you:

  • Exhibit high levels of enthusiasm and passion for serving the clients and appreciate the mission-based work of our clients.
  • Proactively cultivate a diverse, inclusive and equitable workforce.
  • Exude strong professional leadership presence and demeanor with the highest level of integrity, fairness and inclusivity.
  • Self-starter who holds oneself, and others, for the successful delivery of client deliverables.
  • Willingly contributes to project success regardless of type of task (i.e., “roll up the sleeves approach” to teamwork).
  • Demonstrate selfless collaboration and a teamwork mentality.
  • Demonstrates intellectually curiosity, a passion for continuous learning, and a desire for diversity in thought, experience and ideas.
  • Committed to delivering work on time with the highest level of quality.
  • Self-reflective and active participant in your own development, as well as in the effective development of others.
  • Communicate openly and directly with team members.


  • Competitive Salary and Performance Bonus Incentive plan.
  • Medical and Dental benefits coverage at no premium cost for employees.
  • Flexible Spending Account.
  • 401(k) and Profit-Sharing retirement plan.
  • Education and Professional Accreditation Sponsorship.
  • Generous PTO.
  • Life and AD&D insurance.
  • Short- and Long-Term Disability.
  • Maternity and Parental Leave.
  • Bereavement Leave.

SullivanCotter is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, protected veteran status, disability status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by law or marital status.

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