Director, Compensation Programs COE


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Reporting to VP, Enterprise Compensation, the Director, Compensation Programs COE plays a critical role in shaping our compensation strategy to drive our business forward. The Director, Compensation Programs COE will Lead Humanas Enterprise compensation strategy and programs, developing innovative solutions to ensure programs, and practices remain market competitive and continue to attract and retain top talent.

The Director, Compensation Programs COE will be responsible for the following:

Humanas Compensation Philosophy and Strategy including crafting and refining Humanas compensation philosophy in alignment with business goals and market trends, emphasizing transparency and pay equity principles. Will formulate long-term compensation strategies to attract, retain, and motivate diverse talent.

Humanas Pay Programs, including design, implementation and ongoing management of compensation programs that encompass key areas such as Pay Equity, Pay Transparency, Ancillary/Supplemental pay, Creation of market and business aligned strategies to determine pay mix/STI targets, Enterprise-wide annual Total Compensation benchmarking analysis, and ownership of enterprise salary increase budget, influencing and providing guidance to senior leaders for annual investments in leader pay planning, external market adjustments and pay equity adjustments.

Enterprise Recognition Programs including design, implementation and management of programs that advance Humanas culture and drive our business success.

Humanas job architecture/career framework including design, implementation and ongoing management consisting of over 4000 jobs. Maintain integrity of Humanas job architecture ensuring it remains anchored to market, enabling career growth and adequately reflect skills, knowledge, and talent necessary to drive organization success.

Market Pricing/Benchmarking including external market research and compensation survey data administration that includes purchase and participation in over 35 surveys as well as online data tools. Develop enterprise market pricing guidelines and best practices to ensure all Humana jobs and programs are benchmarked consistently and effectively against industry standards.

Mobility programs that include Relocation, Commutation, Healthcare Leader Rotations and Intern programs. Ensure programs effectively meet the needs of the business and remain market competitive, deliver the right talent, to the right locations, for the right cost.

Communications including development of thorough plans, materials and resources to educate HR Partners, leaders and associates about compensation programs, policies, and practices as well as career framework.

Regulatory Compliance ensuring compliance with legal and regulatory requirements related to compensation practices, including Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA), Minimum Wages, Pay Transparency/Equal Pay Act, and other relevant legislation.

Leadership including a team of compensation professionals who design programs, manage processes, data, and technology to support needs across all of Compensation (Incentives, Executive Comp, CBATs, Comp COE).

Compensation tools, processes, dashboards, metrics, etc. that inform decisions, enable efficient, cost-effective compensation programs and ensure successful outcomes of projects and initiatives. Includes innovative solutions such as predictive analytics, artificial intelligence, business process automation, etc. to advance compensation strategy and operating model.

Use your skills to make an impact

Required Qualifications

Bachelors Degree

5years of applied experience in various HR Functions

8 or more years of technical experience including management experience

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

Preferred Qualifications

Compensation Experience


Team works East Coast hours, open to remote or Louisville KY Headquarters

Scheduled Weekly Hours


Pay Range

The compensation range below reflects a good faith estimate of starting base pay for full time (40 hours per week) employment at the time of posting. The pay range may be higher or lower based on geographic location and individual pay will vary based on demonstrated job related skills, knowledge, experience, education, certifications, etc.$164,700 – $226,600 per yearThis job is eligible for a bonus incentive plan. This incentive opportunity is based upon company and/or individual performance.

Description of Benefits

Humana, Inc. and its affiliated subsidiaries (collectively, Humana) offers competitive benefits that support whole-person well-being. Associate benefits are designed to encourage personal wellness and smart healthcare decisions for you and your family while also knowing your life extends outside of work. Among our benefits, Humana provides medical, dental and vision benefits, 401(k) retirement savings plan, time off (including paid time off, company and personal holidays, volunteer time off, paid parental and caregiver leave), short-term and long-term disability, life insurance and many other opportunities.

About us

Humana Inc. (NYSE: HUM) is committed to putting health first – for our teammates, our customers and our company. Through our Humana insurance services and CenterWell healthcare services, we make it easier for the millions of people we serve to achieve their best health – delivering the care and service they need, when they need it. These efforts are leading to a better quality of life for people with Medicare, Medicaid, families, individuals, military service personnel, and communities at large.

Equal Opportunity Employer

It is the policy of  Humana not to discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, marital status, genetic information, disability or because he or she is a protected veteran. It is also the policy of  Humana to take affirmative action to employ and to advance in employment, all persons regardless of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, marital status, genetic information, disability or protected veteran status, and to base all employment decisions only on valid job requirements. This policy shall apply to all employment actions, including but not limited to recruitment, hiring, upgrading, promotion, transfer, demotion, layoff, recall, termination, rates of pay or other forms of compensation and selection for training, including apprenticeship, at all levels of employment.

Humana complies with all applicable federal civil rights laws and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or religion. We also provide free language interpreter services. See our

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