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Senior Compensation Analyst


Houston, TX, US, 77010

Req ID:  80857
Facility:  One Houston Center-130
Department:  Comp. and Corp. Svcs, Americas
Division:  Operational Excellence, HSE and People a


Basic Function

As a member of the Global Compensation Team, you will provide analytical support to the evaluation and implementation of compensation plans, policies, and procedures to meet business objectives and define competitive practices in the area of global compensation. While this position focuses on the Americas region, you will also assist on projects that are global in nature and provide Compensation support for other regions as needed. 

Roles & Responsibilities

Job Evaluation:

  • Perform job evaluation and pricing requests using general and industry-specific competitive market data
  • Review job evaluations from other regions 
  • Own and monitor the global Job Evaluation KPI’s in cooperation with the other regions; escalate when SLA’s are not met


Salary Survey Submission:

  • Research and efficiently complete a large volume of compensation surveys and maintain extensive survey library
  • Own the regional salary survey submission for the Americas, as well as participation in numerous spot surveys
  • Track all global surveys and provide backup to other regions as necessary
  • Partner with our global compensation vendors in a professional manner; manage contracts and invoices


Annual Cycle Activities:

  • Assist in compiling global market data as part of the annual merit and salary structure evaluation process 
  • Provide analytical support during the annual bonus and merit cycle to include various data analyses and maintenance of internal templates


Special Projects/Other Activities:

  • Participate as a project member in projects that may arise during the year
  • Assist in monitoring the effectiveness of existing compensation policies, guidelines and procedures. Provide competitive data to support the development of and revision to compensation plans
  • Provide counsel as needed to Human Resources colleagues on compensation issues; Respond to questions applying high customer satisfaction standards
  • Participate in the documentation and communication of compensation plans and policies within the company
  • Maintain knowledge of global compensation laws and regulations to ensure compliance
  • Provide other analytical support throughout the year as needed


  • Bachelor’s degree is required and a specialized degree in Management, Human Resources, Finance or related field is preferred. A CCP certification is considered a plus. 
  • A minimum of 5 years in Compensation or relevant experience in Finance or HR in a multinational environment (required). Experience in the Chemical/Oil&Gas is considered a plus.  
  • Understanding the strengths and limitations of market data and applying judgement as to the appropriate use 
  • Proficient practical knowledge of the platforms of the major market data/salary survey providers (e.g. Mercer/WTW/KornFerry/PayFactors)
  • Strong analytical skills and advanced Microsoft Word, Excel & PowerPoint skills
  • Excellent written and verbal communications skills in English
  • Ability to interface effectively with Human Resources colleagues and management
  • Ability to work on multiple, diverse projects in a fast-pace environment with limited supervision
  • Results oriented; combining a can-do attitude with a collaborative orientation 
  • Embracing the cultural differences that exist across the regions and adapting appropriately




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Ensures accountability
Instills trust and exemplifies integrity

LyondellBasell (NYSE: LYB) is one of the largest plastics, chemicals and refining companies in the world. Driven by its employees around the globe, LyondellBasell produces materials and products that are key to advancing solutions to modern challenges like enhancing food safety through lightweight and flexible packaging, protecting the purity of water supplies through stronger and more versatile pipes, improving the safety, comfort and fuel efficiency of many of the cars and trucks on the road, and ensuring the safe and effective functionality in electronics and appliances. LyondellBasell sells products into more than 100 countries and is the world's largest producer of polypropylene compounds and the largest licensor of polyolefin technologies. In 2022, LyondellBasell was named to Fortune Magazine's list of the "World's Most Admired Companies" for the fifth consecutive year.


We have the potential — and responsibility — to use this scale and reach to make a positive impact across our value chains. That’s why we are working to make meaningful progress to address some of the world’s most pressing challenges such as reducing plastic waste in the environment, helping to mitigate climate change and contributing to a thriving society for our employees, the communities where we operate and the people who depend on our products. To learn more, click here.


Must be at least 18 years of age and must be legally authorized to work in the United States (US) on a permanent basis without visa sponsorship.


LyondellBasell does not accept or retain unsolicited résumés or phone calls and/or respond to them or to any third party representing job seekers.


LyondellBasell is an equal opportunity employer.  We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, veteran status, and other protected characteristics.  The US EEO is the Law poster is available here.

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