Compensation Incentive Design Lead

at Humana in Wilmington, Delaware, United States

Job Description


The Incentive Design and Compensation Operations Lead will be responsible for driving large Enterprise projects related to short-term incentive design and general operations. This is a dynamic role that requires a highly motivated and intellectually agile individual. In addition to leveraging your analytical and technical skills, you will be asked to apply business and finance acumen as well as organizational/behavioral comprehension to complex business challenges. Demonstrates advanced, comprehensive knowledge of incentive design, modeling, and operations best practices


The Compensation Incentive Lead exercises independent judgment and decision making on complex issues regarding incentives and compensation operations and related tasks, and works under minimal supervision. Uses independent judgment requiring analysis of variable factors and determining the best course of action while engaged in the following work:

+ Advise and influence aligned business leaders/executives to develop incentives built on sound design principles that demonstrate a clear and measurable return on investment

+ Oversee incentive implementation and administration practices ensuring compliance, legal adherence and conformance to enterprise policies

+ The strength of our team is built on the collective ability to work together in a rigorous, complex and matrixed environment, and there are ambitious goals and expectations. Accordingly, there is a need for a robust capacity to manage multiple undertakings and be able to transition priorities quickly

+ Evaluate complex end to end processes identifying opportunities for efficiencies and automation

+ Lead large scale enterprise level projects and initiatives with a high degree of discretion while demonstrating exemplary business acumen

+ Exercise independent judgment and decision making on complex issues under minimal supervision

+ Have frequent opportunities to actively participate in initiatives, processes and projects where we evaluate effects, value and opportunities for improvement by quantitatively and qualitatively measuring them against internal and external benchmarks. Because you will be interacting with leaders in a variety of disciplines, another critical aspect of this role is the ability to effectively articulate and communicate enterprise-wide policies and practices?

Required Qualifications

+ Bachelor’s degree in Business, Finance, Economics, or a related field

+ 6 or more years of incentive design or broad-based compensation experience

+ 2 or more years of large enterprise level project leadership experience

+ Must be passionate about contributing to an organization focused on continuously improving consumer experiences

+ Associates are required to be fully COVID vaccinated or undergo weekly COVID testing and wear a face covering while at work. The weekly testing will need to be done through an approved Humana vendor, and unvaccinated associates should follow all social distancing and masking protocols if they are required to come into a Humana facility or work outside of their home.If progressed to offer, candidates will be required to:Provide proof of full vaccination OR Provide proof of applicable exemption including any required supporting documentation. Medical, religious, and state exemptions will be available.

Preferred Qualifications

+ Master’s degree in Business, Finance, Economics or related field

+ 8 or more years of incentive design or broad-based compensation experience

+ Six Sigma

Additional Information

Interview Format:

As part of our hiring process for this opportunity, we will be using an exciting interviewing technology called Modern Hire to enhance our hiring and decision-making ability. Modern Hire allows us to quickly connect and gain valuable information for you pertaining to your relevant skills and experience at a time that is best for your schedule.

If you are selected for a first round interview, you will receive an email correspondence inviting you to participate in a Modern Hire interview. In this interview, you will listen to a set of interview questions over your phone and you will provide recorded responses to each question. You should anticipate this interview to take about 15 minutes. Your recorded interview will be reviewed and you will subsequently be informed if you will be moving forward to next round of interviews.

Alert: Humana values personal identity protection. Please be aware that applicants selected for leader review may be asked to provide a social security number, if it is not already on file. When required, an email will be sent from with instructions to add the information into the application at Humana’s secure website.

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Job Posting: JC199027206

Posted On: Dec 04, 2021

Updated On: Dec 18, 2021