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Compensation Consultant

At Dominion Energy we love our jobs.  That’s right.  Love.  Every day we go to work filled with passion to be excellent, to creatively problem solve and to innovate.  These are exciting days for energy companies, and Dominion Energy aims to shape the future of energy in America. We are looking at all of our work with fresh eyes, retooling everything we do, in every part of the company, to operate more sustainably and to deliver energy more reliably than ever.  We are looking for interesting, independent thinkers and doers who can help shape the culture of a forward-looking company that’s proud of its rich legacy. Are you a change agent?  Do you think differently?  Do you want to fall in love with your job? If you answered “yes,” then read on!

At this time, Dominion Energy cannot transfer nor sponsor a work visa for this position.

This position does not offer relocation assistance. 

Job Summary

The Compensation Services team has a new opportunity for a human resources professional with strong analytical and communications skills to join our team as a Compensation Consultant in support of Dominion Energy’s business units and their employees. The successful candidate will need to be self-driven and eager to learn the company compensation policies, programs and systems.


The Compensation Consultant role serves as a consultant to employees, management and Human Resources to ensure compensation programs and policies are administered in an effective, consistent and lawful manner. The individual serves as a subject matter expert on compensation policies and provides support, consultation and interpretation to leadership and HR partners. Plans and directs policy review process: reviews changes in company processes and legal requirements, researches best practices, benchmarks policies and recommends changes.


The individual in this role will:


  • Develop, implement, and coordinate corporate wide compensation policy guidelines, programs, and processes and monitors their effectiveness to further business objectives and legal requirements.
  • Lead compensation, projects and facilitate change management initiatives, to effectively integrate compensation with the organization's strategy, its structures and systems, and the processes by which work and goals are accomplished for improved organizational performance.
  • Provide leadership and expertise within compensation.
  • Serve as the compensation technical resource and expert to management and human resources community.
  • Ensure data integrity as it relates to reporting and analytics for compensation.
  • Act as source of "best practice" information and keep abreast of trends and issues to design, implement, communicate, and administer compensation, policies, and programs including: annual merit, incentive and equity based pay programs, and supplemental and differential pay policies.
  • Serve as the compensation liaison with IT to ensure system changes are implemented accurately and in a timely manner.


This role will also serve as the lead on the compensation team to provide oversight and training for the compensation analysts in the area including developing the procedures and processes to conduct market pricing studies to determine appropriate pay grades for jobs within the Company.

Required Knowledge, Skills, Abilities & Experience

The knowledge, skills, abilities and experiences required for entry into this job include the following:

  • 7-8+ years of  directly related compensation experience. (Note:  A Master's Degree can count as one year of experience.  Partial year experience of at least six months of experience will be rounded up to one full year.)
  • Advanced knowledge of compensation theories, practices and procedures.
  • Excellent analytical skills and ability to independently resolve complex problems in a timely manner.
  • Demonstrated ability to lead projects to closure.
  • Strong planning and organizational skills with the ability to facilitate and/or work on multiple project teams simultaneously.
  • Exceptional verbal and written communication interpersonal and persuasion skills.
  • Ability to build relationships and gain buy-in for compensation programs with all levels of management.
  • Proficient in application of business process improvement methodology, benchmarking, and change management.
  • Excellent personal computer skills including Microsoft Office with advanced knowledge of Microsoft Excel and PowerPoint.
  • Thorough knowledge and understanding of company organizational structure, policies and programs preferred.
  • Demonstrated problem solving skills and ability to think analytically and strategically.
  • Strong customer service orientation.
Education Requirements

Bachelor's Degree or higher is required 

Preferred Disciplines: Business, Human Resources, Liberal Arts

Working Conditions
Office Work Environment 76 -100%
Test Description
No Testing Required


Export Control

Certain positions at Dominion Energy may involve access to information and technology subject to export controls under U.S. law.  Compliance with these export controls may result in Dominion Energy limiting its consideration of certain applicants.


Other Information

We offer excellent plans and programs for employees. Employees are rewarded with a competitive salary and comprehensive benefits package which may include: health benefits with coverage for families and domestic partners, vacation, retirement plans, paid holidays, tuition reimbursement, and much more.   To learn more about our benefits, click here


Dominion Energy is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to a diverse workforce. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their protected veteran or disabled status.  


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Top 3 Reasons to Work at Dominion Energy

1. Great Work Life Balance
2. Generous Pay and Benefits
3. Collaborative & Inclusive Culture

About Dominion Energy

I am your warm cup of coffee in the morning and I light your home at night. I am the cool breeze from your A/C on the hottest day in summer, and the red coil that heats your soup pot on a frigid winter’s day. I am sustainable, reliable and affordable.
I am not just any energy… I am Dominion Energy.
We're transforming the way we do business to build a more sustainable future for the planet, our customers, our team and our industry.  We're shaping the future of energy in America.
Join us!

·21,000 employees
·Headquarters: Richmond, VA
·18 states in the US
·100 billion of assets
·Nearly $35 million in charitable contributions
·100,000+ volunteer hours recorded in the community

Nearest Major Market: Richmond

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