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Compensation Advisor SDG&E

  • 07/27/2022 8:51 PM
    Message # 12865244

    22-64394 -Compensation Advisor (Hybrid)

    SDG&E is an innovative San Diego-based energy company that provides clean, safe and reliable energy

    to better the lives of the people it serves in San Diego and southern Orange counties. The company is

    committed to creating a sustainable future by providing its electricity from renewable sources;

    modernizing natural gas pipelines; accelerating the adoption of electric vehicles; supporting numerous

    non-profit partners; and, investing in innovative technologies to ensure the reliable operation of the

    region’s infrastructure for generations to come. SDG&E is a subsidiary of Sempra Energy (NYSE: SRE).


    Our highly trained and responsive employees with their diverse skills, talents and ideas are the reason we

    can deliver on our commitment and are building America’s best energy company. They are also the

    reason why we have been recognized with the industry’s most coveted awards. Our employees

    undertake challenging work, and receive highly competitive compensation and benefits. As one of the

    region’s largest employers, we’re always searching for talented and bright people to join our team. After

    all, it takes the best to build the best. Learn more about benefits HERE.


    Diversity and inclusion are core values of SDG&E. Empowering our employees to be their whole selves at

    work is our competitive advantage. This is where new ideas come from and meaningful collaboration gets

    an authentic start. By bringing together people with different perspectives, diverse backgrounds and real

    commitment to their own individuality, we have built a stronger business. Learn more about our

    commitment to diversity and inclusion HERE.


    For more information, visit or connect with SDG&E on Twitter (@SDGE),

    Instagram (@SDGE) and Facebook.

    Primary Purpose

    Provides consulting services regarding compensation policy and pay practices. Administers the

    company's pay philosophy, programs as well as analyzes compensation data and trends.

    Duties and Responsibilities

     Consults with business clients and Human Resources. Supports major compensation initiatives.

    Conducts comprehensive and often complex analyses of current compensation program

    components, and recommends changes based on strategic direction of company. Provides

    compensation analysis related to labor negotiations. Works with Corporate Compensation and

    Human Resources regarding compensation issues to ensure internal equity. Consults and

    advises Human Resources regarding compensation policy interpretation, offers, and market

    analysis evaluation. Participates in salary surveys, collects data and analyzes results to monitor

    market competitiveness in support of talent acquisition and retention to aid in making informed

    pay decisions. Makes recommendations and provides guidance regarding compensation policies

    and procedures to ensure equitable and competitive pay delivery to employees. Reviews and

    audits compensation policies and programs. Conducts and coordinates compensation training

    programs to provide management with tools to make informed pay decisions.

     Incentive Compensation Planning. Consults with business units in the design, implementation,

    and audit of new incentive plans .Assists with the communication and delivery of incentive pay,

    including quarterly updates on incentive plan goals (e.g., operational, financial). Supports HR

    clients through the incentive pay process .Develops process for gathering employee data used to

    calculate payments .Reviews overall incentive pay budgets.

     Salary Planning Program. Consults with business units in the design, implementation, and audit

    of salary planning administration. Supports HR clients through the Salary Planning processes.As

    part of the compensation team, assists with the communication materials for salary planning.

    Ensures integrity of data used in determining salary increases. Provides input to ensure HR

    system capabilities are able to support the process. Reviews overall business unit salary budgets

    within budgetary constraints.

     Provides guidance in position reviews to ensure appropriate level salary recommendations,

    including internal equity considerations. Provides total compensation analysis for key positions to

    22-64394 -Compensation Advisor (Hybrid)

    attract, retain, and stay competitive in the market. Evaluates FLSA exemption status to minimize

    wage and hour issues and company liability. Supports clients in developing job descriptions used

    in talent acquisition/retention, employee development, succession planning, and performance


     Performs other duties as assigned (no more than 5% of duties).



     Bachelor's Degree Business Administration, Human Resources, or related field or equivalent

    training and experience.


     2-3 years - Relevant experience, preferably in the analysis of data, trends, and/or administration

    of HR programs.

     Compensation experience is preferred.

    Skills and Abilities

     Working knowledge of Wage and Hour Laws strongly preferred.

     Ability to maintain highly confidential information in a professional manner.

     Familiarity with compensation practices and structures, including in a union environment


     Self-starter with strong analytical ability to proactively identify opportunities and take initiative to

    find solutions.

     Excellent client skills with the ability to interact with employees at all levels within the


     Strong verbal and written communication skills.

     Strong analytical abilities; detail-oriented, with a high level of accuracy and the ability to detect

    inconsistencies in data.

     Very detail oriented, with a high level of accuracy and the ability to detect inconsistencies in data.

     Ability to exercise judgment and to make recommendations independently.

     Strong Microsoft Office skills, including Excel and PowerPoint required.

     Requires ability to utilize Human Resources Information systems, including extracting and

    analyzing data, system testing, and participating in gathering requirements.

     Ability to adapt to changing priorities and work on multiple projects while meeting deadlines.


    Licenses and Certifications

     Certified Compensation Professional (CCP) desirable.

    Other Qualifications:

     Must reside in Southern California or be willing to relocate upon hire.

    22-64394 -Compensation Advisor (Hybrid)

11251 Rancho Carmel Drive # 502178
San Diego, CA 92150
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