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Robert Half International Compensation and Benefits Specialist in San Mateo, California


Robert Half HR Services in San Jose, CA is seeking a Benefits and Compensation Specialist for our client in San Mateo, CA. This is a long-term contract opportunity. This role can interview and start immediately.

This role is based in San Mateo, CA.

This role is based in San Mateo, CA.

This role is based in San Mateo, CA.

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Benefits and Compensation Specialist Job Duties:

Daily responsibilities and duties of compensation and benefits specialists include:

  • Researching compensation and benefits policies and plans

  • Ensuring compensation and benefits plans are cost-effective and competitive

  • Monitoring and researching compensation and benefits trends

  • Comparing benefits and compensation plans, job classifications, and salaries through data and cost analyses

  • Designing reports and recommendations based on research and analysis for senior executive team

  • Preparing and updating job descriptions and occupational classifications

  • Ensuring company is compliant with state and federal laws

  • Collaborating with outside vendors, such as investment brokers and benefits vendors

Job duties for compensation and benefits managers, organized by HR area, include:


  • Assessing the organization?s pay structure

  • Researching compensation trends and reviewing compensation surveys

  • Evaluating compensation policies

  • Ensuring that the pay practices comply with state and federal laws and regulations


  • Administering the organization?s benefits programs (e.g., retirement plans, leave policies, wellness programs, insurance policies, etc.)

  • Researching and analyzing benefits plans, programs, and policies

  • Making recommendations based on data analyses

  • Monitoring government regulations, legislation, and benefits trends

  • Working with insurance brokers and benefits careers

  • Managing the enrollment, renewal, and distribution processes

Job Analysis

  • Writing and revising job descriptions

  • Determining position classifications

  • Preparing and updating salary scales

  • Making recommendations to managers regarding job descriptions, salaries, and classifications



  • Proven work experience as a Benefits and Compensation Specialist

  • Excellent communication skills

  • Ability to prioritize and complete projects within deadline

  • Solid knowledge of HR policies and best practices

  • Ability to conduct different types of interviews (e.g. structured, competency based and behavioral)

  • Familiarity with HR databases and HRIS Systems

  • BSc degree in Human Resources Management, Organizational Psychology or relevant field

Our industry-leading alliances and broad client network provide you greater access to a variety of unique interim and long-term project opportunities that can keep you continuously engaged. We also provide competitive benefits and compensation packages, as well as online training and continuing professional education (CPE). Our parent company, Robert Half, has appeared on Fortune® magazine's list of "World's Most Admired Companies" since 1998.

At Robert Half Management Resources, your experience matters - and we put it to good use. To apply for this position or for more information on other engagements, visit us online at or call your branch office at 888-490-3198.

All applicants applying for U.S. job openings must be authorized to work in the United States. All applicants applying for Canadian job openings must be authorized to work in Canada.

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Salary: N/A

Location: San Mateo, CA

Date Posted: Fri, 14 Jun 2019

Employment Type: Temporary

Job Reference: 00427-9502008905

Staffing Area: Management Resources

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