Senior Compensation Partner - International

Okta, Inc.

Location: Greater London

Job Type: Full time


Okta is looking for a dynamic Senior Compensation Partner to join our Total Rewards team who will be responsible for managing Okta’s global compensation programs outside of the United States and help drive innovative and strategic solutions as Okta continues to grow.

What you’ll do:

  • This role will focus on development, implementation and administration of country-specific compensation programs that tie back to Okta’s compensation philosophy with responsibilities including but not limited to on-call, shift-differential, pay transparency and diversity compliance.
  • Represent the compensation strategy to regional leadership and HR teams.
  • Partner with Recruiting, People Operations, People Business Partners, Finance, Legal, and other organizations as needed on program management, design initiatives, compliance, and process improvement.
  • Operate as part of Okta's Total Rewards team by supporting our global compensation programs, including base salary, short-term and long-term incentive plans, and go-to-market compensation.
  • Develop and maintain subject matter expertise on local external market pay practices and intelligence covering EMEA, APAC and South America.
  • Participate in cross-functional projects related to compensation program design, implementation, and administration
  • Collaborate with senior leaders to provide strategic recommendations and solutions on compensation plan design and structure
  • Support leveling and career progression guideline development
  • Ensure compensation plans effectively support business goals and strategies
  • Drive compensation modeling, data analytics, and benchmarking
  • Develop ongoing compensation training materials, communications, and wiki pages for management and employees
  • Support development, ongoing maintenance, and education around Okta's job architecture and salary structure
  • Address employee or stakeholder questions including ServiceNow tickets and escalate when appropriate
  • This role reports into the Senior Director, Compensation.

Key Qualifications/Responsibilities:

  • 7+ years of experience working with and supporting global compensation programs preferred
  • Experience working with Workday preferred
  • Experience in High-Tech and/or Consulting industries preferred.
  • Independent, self-starter with the ability to successfully handle multiple priorities and deal with ambiguity in a sophisticated matrix structure.
  • Excellent process management, planning and organizational skills. Resilient and determined to ensure projects and results are achieved.
  • Deep knowledge of competitive market pay practices, with strong networking skills.
  • Robust analytical skills and business sense, with an ability to see the implications of actual and planned activities, adding value to management decisions.
  • Pragmatic, quick-thinking, and action oriented to drive for results, with solid bias for customer service.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills required.
  • High integrity and ethics in handling confidential information.
  • Attention to detail and commitment to excellence.


The ideal candidate enjoys working in dynamic organizations, has global and varied compensation experience and a proven track record of stakeholder management at senior levels. The ability to work cross-functionally and influence across different groups is a must. Expertise in technology sector compensation as well as being highly competent in the use of analytical tools and practices is also preferred.

Okta is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, ancestry, marital status, age, physial or mental disability, or status as a protected veteran.We also consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and convictions records, consistent with applicable laws. If reasonable accommodation is needed to participate in the job application or interview process, please use this Form to request an accommodation.

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