Aon Campus - Associate Consultant - Chicago
Interested in launching your career in Compensation Consulting?
Rewards Solutions, a unit of Aon’s Human Capital Solutions practice, is looking for Associate Compensation Consultants to support our growing advisory practice. The ideal candidate for this role is a team player with impeccable attention to detail, the ability to manage multiple priorities, and thrives in a collegial, collaborative environment with smart, fun peers.
Why Compensation Consulting, you may ask?
Employees are the drivers for organizational growth and change. Companies look to have equitable and competitive compensation programs, as they are key factors in attracting and retaining top-level talent that drive innovation in successful companies.
The role of Compensation Consultants, such as Rewards Solutions, involves assisting companies in developing tailored programs structured to clients’ specific needs, by utilizing industry leading market data combined with our knowledge and experience in developing programs for leading organizations in multiple industries.
In the Associate role, you will be a key teammate in all aspects of engagements from data analysis to report preparation. This role is critical to the overall management of client engagements by effectively analyzing Rewards Solution’s proprietary survey data to develop strategic recommendations for our clients. This position entails assisting with a variety of client requests, while providing the opportunity for involvement on a wide spectrum of projects, exposure to dynamic and high-growth industries, and regular interaction with senior leadership and board of directors. Associate Consultants will quickly build a solid foundation for a career path at Aon.
This role falls under Aon’s early career development program, known as Launch. Building on the development colleagues receive in the role they are hired for; the Launch program is a supplemental development program for recent college recruits. The Launch Program was established to coach and develop future business leaders, this program “launches” the Aon careers of our campus hires in various full-time positions across the company. The 10-month development program begins every summer and includes in-person sessions, networking opportunities, self-study and global leader calls.llegial, collaborative environment with smart, fun peers.
- Research and analyze competitive compensation practices in a defined labor market
- Complete job evaluations, perform benchmarking assessments, and design cash and equity solutions
- Analyze and interpret data and prepare client deliverables
- Support consultants by “owning the data” and fielding questions about figures or methodology
- Guide simultaneous projects through multiple interim steps, completing work fully and on schedule
- Maintain and update compensation and financial databases
What are we looking for?
We aim to recruit a diverse group of professionals who offer varying experiences, backgrounds and strengths to ensure we can continue to offer the most innovative solutions to our clients.
Desired Knowledge and Expertise
- Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing
- Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills; must be able to identify problems and solutions
- Strong interpersonal skills and ability to work effectively in a team environment
- Strong research, analytical and critical thinking skills
- Aptitude in developing proficient computer skills, including Microsoft Office Suite, specifically Excel, Word, PowerPoint & Outlook
Education & Application Information
Bachelor’s degree with a displayed interest in both the quantitative and qualitative aspects of problem solving (through choice of major, work experience and/or participation in school organizations). Applicants for this role should graduate between December 2020 – June 2021 and have a GPA of 3.0 or above.
Unrestricted U.S. work authorization is required for U.S. office locations. We do not offer sponsorship for this position – CPT and OPT are restricted forms of work authorization.
What makes Rewards Solutions unique?
Rewards Solutions empowers the world's most innovative organizations to hire, retain and engage the amazing people they need to create life-changing solutions and products. We also empower our colleagues for success through top-notch formal training; invaluable on-the-job experiences, including immediate and direct contact with clients; untethered access to our world-class data; a flat organizational hierarchy that allows for fast communication, collaboration and decision-making; and the global resources of Aon. We look for individuals who are inclusive, responsive, agile, work fast, and over-deliver – all while having fun and maintaining a sense of humor.
Rewards Solutions is part of the Human Capital Solutions practice at Aon plc.
Our Aon Colleague Experience:
From helping clients gain access to capital after natural disasters, to creating access to health care and retirement for millions, Aon colleagues empower results for our clients, communities, and each other every day. They make a difference, work with the best, own their potential, and value one another. This is the Aon Colleague Experience, defining what it means to work at Aon and realizing our vision of empowering human and economic possibility. To learn more visit Aon Colleague Experience.
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Aon plc (NYSE:AON) is a leading global professional services firm providing a broad range of risk, retirement and health solutions. Our 50,000 colleagues in 120 countries empower results for clients by using proprietary data and analytics to deliver insights that reduce volatility and improve performance.
By applying for a position with Aon, you understand that, should you be made an offer, it will be contingent on your undergoing and successfully completing a background check consistent with Aon's employment policies. Background checks may include some or all of the following based on the nature of the position: SSN/SIN validation, education verification, employment verification, and criminal check, search against global sanctions and government watch lists, fingerprint verification, credit check, and/or drug test. Pursuant to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance, we will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records. You will be notified during the hiring process which checks are required by the position.
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