The Senior Compensation Consultant works collaboratively with senior leadership, client delivery teams, client relationship managers, and other Associates within the firm to support the initiatives of the firm. The qualified individual will be responsible for the following.


  • Managing complex projects within established budgets and regularly monitoring the success of sequential project steps and tasks; introducing appropriate interventions or activities to keep timeline, quality, and deliverables on track.
  • Drafting successful client proposals, comprehensive work plans, presentations and reports to address client needs.
  • Overseeing the development of project deliverables by more junior Associates, reviewing for technical accuracy, quality, completeness, timeliness and use of appropriate language.
  • Serving as the subject matter expert for junior Associates; proactively sharing knowledge, use of tools, processes and methodologies established by the firm and those specific to practice areas to effectively guide more junior Associates in complex research, data collection and analytics.
  • Effectively keeping the project manager and client relationship manager apprised of project status, including delays or potential problems; holding self and team members accountable for client deadlines and deliverables.
  • Acting as a key client liaison, including building client relationships through serving as a key point person for client questions, attendance at client meetings, and being proactive in anticipating client needs and questions.
  • Expanding current client services and introducing other SullivanCotter service offerings to grow client revenue, and identifying prospective project opportunities and client referrals.
  • Participating in and contributing to the successful marketing and prospective activities with SullivanCotter target prospects and other organizations.
  • Developing and implementing tools, work product templates, processes and methodologies that will improve productivity and quality.
  • Demonstrating technical/functional mastery of the analytical skills necessary to lead a project.
  • Leading and participating in appropriate client delivery team meetings to understand team and client initiatives.


  • Bachelor’s degree in a business-related field, ideally with an emphasis in finance, economics, statistics, mathematics, accounting or human resources; master’s degree preferred.
  • 7+ years of progressively responsible consulting/business-related experience required, involving data analysis, financial modeling, program design and/or compensation program administration.
  • Solid technical knowledge and experience working with Excel, Word and PowerPoint. Basic programming experience is a plus.
  • Certified Compensation Professional (CCP) designation preferred.
  • Role model problem solving and critical thinking skills.
  • Excellent interpersonal, coaching, writing, verbal and presentation skills are required.
  • Excellent project management, organizational skills, and ability to manage and execute tasks in a high-pressure environment.


  • Self-starter with demonstrated ability to successfully assist with complex project deliverables in a very driven and changing organization.
  • Ability to work effectively with ambiguity.
  • Flexibility, adaptability, and the ability to work under tight deadlines or changing needs.
  • Exceptional collaboration skills and behaviors.
  • Ability to lead a group and exhibit successful and positive role model behaviors.
  • Intellectual curiosity, seeking opportunities to develop new skills.
  • High level of self-motivation.

Applicants for employment must have work authorization that does not now or in the future require sponsorship of a visa for employment authorization in the United States (i.e., H1-B visa, F-1 visa (OPT), TN visa or any other non-immigrant status).

Qualified applicants will be afforded equal employment opportunities without discrimination because of race, creed, color, national origin, sex, age, disability or marital status.

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