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Expert Executive Compensation Analyst

San Francisco, CA, US, 94105

Requisition ID # 54487 

Job Category : Human Resources 

Job Level : Individual Contributor

Business Unit: Human Resources

Job Location : San Francisco


Department Overview

The Human Resources department is committed to providing PG&E employees with the tools, information and services to help deliver safe and reliable gas and electric service to our customers.  The Compensation team plans, designs, and implements PG&E’s employee and executive compensation programs that add competitive value and drive alignment to key business objectives. The Compensation team is also responsible for the administration of all plans, proposing changes, ensuring regulatory compliance and effective HR integration.  The team is comprised of two compensation components:  Compensation team, reporting to the Director of Compensation and Executive Compensation, reporting to the Vice President, Talent and Chief Diversity Officer.


Position Summary

The Expert Compensation Analyst will report to the Vice President, Talent and Chief Diversity Officer.  This role will be a subject matter expert on company sponsored executive compensation plans (e.g., equity compensation programs and non-qualified retirement plans) for Pacific Gas & Electric Company.  The successful candidate will help determine discovery and actions based on internal needs, external benchmarks and market conditions. The successful will demonstrate strong written and verbal communication skills and be able to communicate with a wide variety of audiences from Senior Leaders to plan participants. The position will build partnerships internally to allow for strategic alignment of Human Resources goals, as well as building external partnerships to leverage industry knowledge and trends.




  • Bachelor’s degree in a relevant discipline (e.g., business administration, finance, human resources, industrial organizational psychology) or equivalent experience.
  • 8 years of relevant experience in business administration or data analysis or combination of advanced degree and experience, with 4 years of that in compensation or other human resources experience.



  • Experience with Executive Compensation
  • Advanced degree in a relevant discipline (e.g., business administration, finance, human resources, industrial organizational psychology).
  • Certified Compensation Professional (CCP)
  • Vendor management experience

Job Responsibilities

  • BENCHMARKING AND ANALYSIS: Perform survey job matching and conduct ad-hoc benchmarking and market research for executive level jobs.  Perform analyses, identify trends, and develop comprehensive recommendations to facilitate effective decision making at the senior leader level.


  • COMMUNICATION AND EDUCATION: Support the development of materials for the Compensation Committee of the Board of Directors.  Additionally, draft employee, retiree and dependent executive compensation and non-qualified benefit communications and education materials to ensure highest level of understanding and satisfaction with PG&E executive compensation plans to ensure ease of participant selection transactions.
  • ON-GOING ADMINISTRATION OF EXECUTIVE COMPENSATION PROGRAMS:  Lead programs under the company's Long-Term Incentive Compensation Plan, specifically the Restricted Stock Units and performance Share programs for employees and non-employee directors.  Additionally, manage vendor performance to ensure compliance with contractual agreements through regular performance meetings with vendors, tracking/monitoring vendor metrics, and support research/resolve/root cause for data/file issues for continuous improvement purposes.    Ensure adequacy of supporting internal controls and proper accounting to support the accuracy of information reported. 
  • LEGAL & REGULATORY COMPLIANCE:  Support compliance with various legal and regulatory requirements (including SEC, NYSE, CPUC, and IRS) on PG&E Executive Compensation Programs by drafting executive compensation information included in various filings such as the annual proxy CD&A, annual 77M filing, prospectus disclosures, and 10-Q and 10-K filings.  Additionally, prepare and analyze compensation information in response to regulatory requests on an ad hoc basis.



Our Mission

To safely and reliably deliver affordable and clean energy to our customers and communities every single day, while building the energy network of tomorrow.

Our Vision

With a sustainable energy future as our North Star, we will meet the challenge of climate change while providing affordable energy for all customers.

Our Culture

We put safety first.
We are accountable. We act with integrity, transparency and humility.
We are here to serve our customers.
We embrace change, innovation and continuous improvement.
We value diversity and inclusion. We speak up, listen up and follow up.
We succeed through collaboration and partnership. We are one team.

Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E), a subsidiary of PG&E Corporation (NYSE:PCG), is one of the largest combined natural gas and electric companies in the United States. Based in San Francisco, our 24,000 employees deliver safe, reliable, affordable and clean energy to nearly 16 million people throughout our Northern and Central California service area, stretching from Eureka to Bakersfield and from the Pacific Ocean to the Sierra Nevada.

More About Our Company

Pacific Gas and Electric Company is an Affirmative Action and Equal Employment Opportunity employer that actively pursues and hires a diverse workforce. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, ancestry, sex, age, religion, physical or mental disability status, medical condition, protected veteran status, marital status, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information or any other factor that is not related to the job.

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