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Program Director, Executive Compensation

Resp & Qualifications

The Executive Compensation Program Director provides key expert level support to the executive compensation function. Key duties include administration of executive compensation plans and programs, as well as preparation of compensation committee materials. Prepares and presents meeting materials and provides support for board and its committees.


Leads and support multiple executive compensation projects, including the strategic assessment of program effectiveness and modeling of potential program changes, developing and managing policies and processes, and complying with regulatory changes.

Provides consulting and counsel in support of or in partnership with the business-aligned compensation leaders regarding executive compensation-related issues, including executive benchmarking, leveling, pay recommendations, and executive transactions, including promotions and external offers. Guides the decision-making process and outcomes by providing detailed analysis/models, innovative recommendations, and expert knowledge.

Proactively recommends enhancements or changes to current executive compensation programs, policies, and processes for both immediate and long-term objectives, ensuring our programs and practices remain innovative, leading-edge, efficient, and effective.

Provides compensation support to assigned divisions, performing duties such as: job evaluation, assisting in development of job descriptions, and providing expert knowledge on Compensation issues. Participates in compensation design and consulting projects, such as divisional reorganization initiatives or creation of company-wide job families


Bachelor's Degree in Human Resources, Math, Finance, Business or related field and 10 years progressively responsible experience in broad-based and executive compensation. 

In Lieu of Education

In lieu of a Bachelor's degree, an additional 4 years of relevant work experience is required in addition to the required work experience.

Preferred Qualifications 

Master's Degree Experience with employment law

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities  

Excellent consulting skills, Strong analytical and problem-solving abilities; Heavily skilled at mathematical modeling and what-if capability, specifically related to executive compensation design alternatives, Strong project management, organizational, and technical skills.


Department: Corporate Compensation

Equal Employment Opportunity

CareFirst BlueCross BlueShield is an Equal Opportunity (EEO) employer.  It is the policy of the Company to provide equal employment opportunities to all qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran or disabled status, or genetic information.

Hire Range Disclaimer

Actual salary will be based on relevant job experience and work history.

Where To Apply

Please visit our website to apply:

Closing Date

Please apply before: 6/24/21

Federal Disc/Physical Demand

Note:  The incumbent is required to immediately disclose any debarment, exclusion, or other event that makes him/her ineligible to perform work directly or indirectly on Federal health care programs.


The associate is primarily seated while performing the duties of the position.  Occasional walking or standing is required.  The hands are regularly used to write, type, key and handle or feel small controls and objects.  The associate must frequently talk and hear.  Weights up to 25 pounds are occasionally lifted.

Sponsorship in US

Must be eligible to work in the U.S. without Sponsorship

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