Compensation Analyst

Corporate Functions Bothell, United States


Position at Seagen

Seagen is a global, multi-product biotechnology company dedicated to developing and commercializing transformative cancer medicines. As the industry leader in antibody-drug conjugate (ADC) technology, we pioneered a new generation in the science of harnessing antibodies to deliver cell-killing agents directly to cancer cells. Seagen’s dedication to improving the lives of cancer patients goes beyond science, and we believe that every employee has a role in contributing to this mission. By working together with a shared dedication and diverse perspectives, we are able to reach our full potential and make a real difference in the world. Seagen is a fast-growing company and has an abundance of opportunities available for you to grow your career. Put your passion to work at Seagen and join us! 


The Compensation Analyst is an important part of the Seagen Compensation team. This role will support our Compensation function as the company grows domestically and internationally. The successful incumbent will report to the Director of Compensation. They will provide compensation support to the global compensation team on various projects and assignments. They will be responsible for annual survey submissions, quarterly trends submissions, updating and maintaining our market data tool, MarketPay, as well as our HRIS system, MySeagen. Other responsibilities include file generation, quality control review, and data testing for our annual compensation cycles. They will also be responsible for supporting job evaluations and promotions and creating the monthly grant file as well as and assisting Talent Acquisition with approving job requisitions and with any compensation-related-issues. Responsibilities also include partnering with cross-functional HR teams to support HR cyclic processes and projects. The role will allow one to make an impact for our employees and join our vision of improving lives of people with cancer. 
Principal Responsibilities: 

  • Create salary survey submission files for Radford, SIRS, WillisTowersWatson, and Collet and Schafer for the US and all other countries where we have employees 
  • Complete data submission for ad-hoc surveys as well as annual salary increase surveys 
  • Assist with Company Peer Group determination and submission to salary survey providers 
  • Maintain data in MarketPay 
  • Continuous audit all compensation data (bonus targets, equity targets, job codes, etc.) 
  • Test data and create files for the compensation planning cycles 
  • Work with outside compensation-related vendors such as survey companies and compensation-related systems support 
  • Support of annual planning cycles (every six months), as directed 
  • Ensure clean compensation data in HRIS system. Create new job codes as needed. Update specific compensation data, like salary ranges, on an annual basis and as needed throughout the year.  
  • Support the global compensation recommendation process for non-executive promotions 
  • Flag pain points and make recommendations to improve processes. Identify opportunities for quick wins and drive those forward 
  • Listen, know, and understand the voice of the HR customer and represent that to other teams and groups when necessary 
  • Assist with building, implementing, and maintaining effective and efficient HR business processes  
  • Support HR projects around implementing new technology or improving HR processes by participating in requirements gathering, process design, testing and launch activities 
  • Participate in cross-functional projects to develop, implement, support, and review all policies, procedures, and systems 
  • Support internal and external process audits by providing documentation, participating in the audit walk throughs and work on remediation plans.  
  • Support any additional ad hoc requests for the compensation department as needed 

Required Qualifications: 

  • Bachelor’s degree required or equivalent work experience 
  • 0-3 years of compensation-related experience required 
  • 3+ years of experience working in HR 

Preferred Qualifications: 

  • CCP or other related designations preferred 
  • Experience within Human Resources preferred 
  • Technology or Life Sciences experience preferred 
  • Understanding of lean principles of process management and improvement preferred 
  • Experience of working in HRIS systems (SAP SuccessFactors is preferred) 
  • Competent computer skills, including Microsoft Office suite, case management and knowledge management tools (ServiceNow is preferred.) 

As the leading employer in our industry in the Pacific Northwest, Seagen is proud to offer a competitive total compensation package as well as a comprehensive benefits program designed to support the whole lives of our employees and their families. Benefits include medical, vision and dental coverage, group and supplemental life insurance, 401(k) with company match, tuition reimbursement, relocation assistance and much more. To learn more about Seagen, please visit  

Seagen is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applications will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, age, gender identity, sexual orientation, color, religion, sex, marital status, national origin, protected veteran status, disability status, or any other status protected by federal, state, or local law.  

To prevent the spread of COVID-19, and as an integral part of its public health and safety measures, Seagen requires that all newly-hired employees be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 before commencing employment, subject to reasonable accommodation and other requirements of applicable federal, state, and local law.