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Compensation Partner



South San Francisco, CA, USA
Posted on Saturday, May 4, 2024

About Zipline

Do you want to change the world? Zipline is on a mission to transform the way goods move. Our aim is to solve the world’s most urgent and complex access challenges by building, manufacturing and operating the first instant delivery and logistics system that serves all humans equally, wherever they are. From powering Rwanda’s national blood delivery network and Ghana’s COVID-19 vaccine distribution, to providing on-demand home delivery for Walmart, to enabling healthcare providers to bring care directly to U.S. homes, we are transforming the way things move for businesses, governments and consumers. The technology is complex but the idea is simple: a teleportation service that delivers what you need, when you need it. Through our technology that includes robotics and autonomy, we are decarbonizing delivery, decreasing road congestion, and reducing fossil fuel consumption and air pollution, while providing equitable access to billions of people and building a more resilient global supply chain.
Join Zipline and help us to make good on our promise to build an equitable and more resilient global supply chain for billions of people.

About You and The Role

At Zipline, we are committed to building and implementing an innovative and equitable compensation strategy and program that enables us to attract and retain exceptional talent around the world. As Zipline’s Compensation Partner, you will be involved in all things compensation – from leading our bi-annual compensation cycles to being a critical thought partner with our Finance, Legal, People and Talent teams. You will be an expert in our compensation tooling and processes across all Zipline locations and always seek out opportunities to improve what already exists.

You are a great fit for this role if you have quantitative rigor and excellent communication skills, and a passion for Excel/Google Sheets, and you enjoy working in a dynamic, fast-paced, high-ownership culture.

What You'll Do

  • Own the continuing evolution and execution of Zipline’s global compensation strategy in partnership with Zipline leadership
  • Leverage your expertise in quantitative analysis and the presentation of data to see beyond the numbers and help inform, influence, support, and execute our compensation strategy
  • Review and select appropriate benchmark surveys, analyze and interpret relevant market data, and develop recommendations for updates to job categories and salary structures as appropriate
  • Support the recruiting team with all new hire compensation offers, including market trend analysis and offer negotiations
  • Drive our bi-annual global compensation planning process end-to-end including design & management of the tooling, equity plan design, lead engagement and overall communication strategy across the company
  • Manage Zipline’s compensation education programs for management and all employees
  • Keep a pulse on market trends in compensation and build intelligence through reporting and insights

What You'll Bring

  • 5+ years’ experience in Excel model building and an ability to leverage those models in support of business objectives
  • Experience working with large sets of HR data and familiarity with best practices for data cleanliness/integrity
  • Past professional experience in a compensation-related role - a plus if you’ve been a part of scaling compensation at a fast-growing company!
  • Ability to quickly cultivate strong cross-functional relationships and effectively communicate with stakeholders
  • Strong analytical and creative problem-solving skills
  • Professionalism and discretion in handling sensitive data
  • Strong work ethic and team-first attitude: humility and humor make for a high-impact contributor
  • Experience working with compensation in international contexts strongly preferred but not required

What Else You Need to Know

This role is a flexible in-person role (at least three days / week) located at Zipline’s headquarters in South San Francisco, California and will report directly to the Head of Global Talent.
The starting cash range for this role is $140,000 - $170,000. Please note that this is a target, starting cash range for a candidate who meets the minimum qualifications for this role. The final cash pay for this role will depend on a variety of factors, including a specific candidate's experience, qualifications, skills, working location, and projected impact. The total compensation package for this role may also include: equity compensation; discretionary annual or performance bonuses; sales incentives; benefits such as medical, dental and vision insurance; paid time off; and more.
Zipline is an equal opportunity employer and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, ancestry, national origin, religion or religious creed, mental or physical disability, medical condition, genetic information, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, and related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, marital status, military or veteran status, citizenship, or other characteristics protected by state, federal or local law or our other policies.
We value diversity at Zipline and welcome applications from those who are traditionally underrepresented in tech. If you like the sound of this position but are not sure if you are the perfect fit, please apply!