Compensation Data & Advisory
Ensuring our clients stay competitive
In today’s competitive environment, aligning productivity and performance is critical in determining an optimum compensation methodology and framework.
To be able to compete or retain talent, you not only need to acutely understand your position from a remuneration standpoint, but equally your perception in the relevant talent markets and the opportunities or threats you may be unaware of.
HC’s truly unique positioning within the global energy and commodities sector not only enables us to provide granular detail around base salary and bonus ranges, but more importantly an often lacking additional layer of market context to help interpret the data through the correct lens.
The data points we can provide:
- Base salary benchmarking
- Annual variable compensation (annual total of pay, short or long term incentives, sales incentives, profit sharing)
- Bonus mechanisms and methodologies
The questions we can answer:
- How is your employer brand perceived in the market?
- How do various incentive plans influence behaviours and culture?
- How are bonus pools determined and distributed across an organisation?
- How does compensation impact value creation?
- Where is your key-person risk based on current talent supply/demand?
How we source and deliver our data
Contrary to most prominent compensation data vendors, HC does not rely on company participation. We source, cleanse and anonymise anecdotal market intelligence and hard compensation data that we receive directly from the talent communities within our global network.
To ensure that the data cannot be reverse engineered, HC only provides data points where data density permits, and no individual data point represents more than 25% of any statistic. Depending on preference, HC can cut the data by market median, including P25 and P75 information, in addition to gross/net compensation comparisons between regional hubs.
HC Group's specialist product and functional consultants are pleased to offer a fully bespoke and complimentary market presentation tailored to match the items you select on our Client Presentation Request form.
Our Relevant Consultants
Laura joined HC Group in 2021 and is a Director working within the Liquid Fuels and Chemicals practice in London.
Douglas joined HC Group as a Director in 2019 to lead our APAC Liquid Fuels and Chemicals practice from Singapore.
Daniel joined HC in 2007 and is a Portfolio Director working within the Gas, Power and Renewables practice in London.
Anoush joined HC Group in 2013 and spearheads the Liquid Fuels and Chemicals practice in the EMEA region.
Alex joined HC Group in 2013 and is the Director for the Agriculture and Nutrition practice, based in Houston.
Andrew WatsonSão Paulo
Andrew joined HC Group in 2015 and is responsible for managing Latin America.
David is a Director overseeing the Corporate Functions and Gas, Power & Energy Transition practices in North America.
Archie joined HC Group in 2022 as an Associate and works within the Legal and Compliance practice in London.
Danielle Smith-Jones joined HC Group in 2022 and works within the Corporate Functions practice in Houston.
Doug Law joined HC Group in 2022 and works within the Commodities Technology and Innovation practice in London.
Edward Carter joined HC Group in 2014 and is the Head of Corporate Functions.
Igla Lici joined HC Group in 2022 and works within the Corporate Functions practice in London.
Premesha McDonald (nee Motha)Singapore
Premesha joined HC Group in 2015 and is a Director working within the Metals and Minerals practice in Singapore.
Richard joined HC Group in 2020 and is the Director responsible for the Commodities Technology practice.
Robert Wells joined HC Group in 2022 and works within the Liquid Fields and Chemicals practice in London.
Faisal HamedAbu Dhabi
Faisal joined HC Group in 2022 and is based in Abu Dhabi to support the growth of our Middle East business.
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