Compensation and Benefits Analyst
Illumina, Inc.
Great Abington, England
9d ago

As a Comps & Bens Analyst, within the HR team, you’ll play an integral part in helping shape market-leading compensation and benefits programs which assist in attracting, motivating and retaining the amazing individuals that make up the Illumina EMEA family.

You will have the opportunity to be involved with compensation analysis, benchmarking, job evaluation, developing and administering compensations programs, conducting market studies, analysing, implementing and administering benefits across several EMEA countries and acting as the primary liaison in health, retirement & wellness vendor management administration.

Like you, we know the importance of your role and offer you a collaborative and supportive environment in which you are encouraged to continually develop your skills and knowledge.

Illumina’s mission is to improve human health by unlocking the power of the genome - If that inspires you, let’s talk.

You’ll join a culture fuelled by innovation, collaboration and openness, helping change lives by driving advancements in life sciences, oncology, reproductive health, agriculture and other emerging markets.

Responsibilities will include :

  • Analyse and provide recommendations regarding EMEA compensation and benefits programs
  • Support EMEA compensation and benefit benchmarking and salary range validation
  • Develop and / or participate in compensation and benefit surveys
  • Perform job and level evaluations to benchmark roles and assign the appropriate salary range
  • Support aspects of the salary and bonus review cycles
  • Liaise with HR business partners to make effective compensation proposals / decisions
  • Conduct analysis and develop data sets on compensation related human capital analytics
  • Assess, implement, and administer regional retirement, benefit programs (e.g. health & wellness)
  • Act as principal liaison and vendor manager for third-party wellness and retirement service providers
  • Administer country and regional workforce compliance requirements
  • Build relationships with key stakeholders such as the payroll teams and external providers to implement and improve administration processes
  • Act as a key member of the reward team, advising colleagues on all elements of compensation and benefits educating colleagues on best practice
  • Assist in ad hoc compensation and benefits projects as and when required by the Compensation and benefit manager
  • Preferred Skills, Experience and Educational Background :

  • Previous Comps & Bens is highly desirable
  • Bachelor’s Degree (or equivalent) in Business Administration, Finance, Computer Science, Statistics, or a related field.
  • Experience in a life science, biotechnology, technology or medical device industry is highly desirable
  • Advanced Microsoft Excel (including pivot tables & VLOOKUP)
  • Strong communication skills with a demonstrated capacity to effectively and practically communicate complex ideas and business concepts
  • Experience in compensation design and benefits scheme administration
  • Track record of effective vendor management
  • Strong business acumen
  • Ability to review, recommend and implement process improvements as necessary.
  • Self-starter, able to work on their own and with virtual teams
  • Excellent verbal and written communication and interpersonal skills
  • Good attention to detail, highly numerate with great analytical skills
  • Logical with excellent problem-solving skills
  • Our Cultural Values :

    As we continue to thrive as a company, it is essential that we also continue to preserve our extraordinary culture to ensure that Illumina remains a great place to work.

    Our cultural values are defined as :

  • Innovation is in our DNA
  • We collaborate deeply
  • We move fast and embrace change
  • We are relentless in the creation of great products
  • We are open
  • If these values are those that match your own, and you want to join a company at the forefront of genomic analysis, helping to shape the future globally then get in touch.


    Illumina believes that everyone has the ability to make an impact, and we are proud to be an equal opportunities employer committed to providing employment opportunity regardless of sex, race, creed, color, gender, religion, marital status, domestic partner status, age, national origin or ancestry, physical or mental disability, medical condition, sexual orientation, pregnancy, military or veteran status, citizenship status, and genetic information.

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