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Sr. Compensation Partner



Austin, TX, USA
Posted on Saturday, December 16, 2023
What to Expect

The Senior Compensation Partner will play a key part in designing and implementing Tesla’s major compensation programs and providing excellent client facing compensation support. The Compensation Partner will be a key member of Tesla’s compensation team, ensuring the success of the function and striving for continuous improvement. This individual must have the ability to juggle multiple tasks, handle sensitive information, make sound business decisions, influence business leaders, manage details, and deliver results company-wide.

What You’ll Do
  • Partner with Senior Leaders and HR Business Partners to drive and ensure the success of Tesla’s compensation programs for Manufacturing including Production, Supply Chain, and Engineering teams
  • Provide ongoing support for staffing teams to appropriately align pay with Tesla’s competitive practice and philosophy
  • Act as a Business Partner, problem solver, and play a governance role in the creation, negotiation and review of compensation programs and business rules
  • Diagnose gaps between current and desired state
  • Perform ad hoc analysis and planning to continuously improve our compensation programs and processes
  • Use strong communication and analytical skills to drive understanding of compensation philosophies, practices and administration among leaders and managers and assist in cascading to all levels of the organization
  • Commit to getting the job done no matter what issues arise
What You’ll Bring
  • 5+ years of Compensation experience, preferably at high-growth company working with Engineering, Production, and/or Manufacturing groups
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Business, or equivalent
  • Strong understanding of broad-based compensation programs (base/bonus/equity), pay for performance, benchmarking/market data, job evaluation, etc.
  • Experience in union negotiations or with union population preferred
  • Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Excel and a deep interest in analyzing data to drive sound decision-making
  • Proven organizational skills with attention to detail and the ability to prioritize and work well in an environment with competing demands
  • Ability to understand general engineering concepts preferred