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Senior Compensation Analyst

Lexicon Pharmaceuticals

The Woodlands, Texas 77381
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Lexicon Pharmaceuticals, Inc. is a fully integrated biopharmaceutical company who is applying a unique approach to gene science based on Nobel Prize-winning technology to discover and develop precise medicines for patients with serious, chronic conditions. Through our Genome5000™ program, Lexicon scientists have studied the role and function of nearly 5,000 genes over the last 20 years and have identified more than 100 protein targets with significant therapeutic potential in a range of diseases. Through the precise targeting of these proteins, we are pioneering the discovery and development of innovative medicines to safely and effectively treat disease. In addition to our first commercial product, XERMELO® (telotristat ethyl), Lexicon has a pipeline of promising drug candidates in clinical and pre-clinical development in diabetes and metabolism and neuropathic pain. For additional information please visit

Our world class research and commercialization teams are located in Basking Ridge, New Jersey and The Woodlands, Texas.  Lexicon employees are inspired by the idea that their work can improve patients' lives and we know that our employees are important to the success of our mission. We are dedicated to making Lexicon a great place to work by providing employees with the benefits, services, and programs which will allow them to reach their full potential.

Lexicon Pharmaceuticals is currently recruiting for an agile, resulted focused Senior Analyst, Compensation to join our team in The Woodlands, Texas. 


Job Summary:

The Senior Analyst, Compensation will collaborate with the Director, Compensation and Benefits on a variety of projects, including program design, analysis, administration for ongoing programs and implementation of new programs.

Key Responsibilities include but will not be limited to:

  • Developing and/or participating in compensation/benefit surveys to analyze company’s competitive position; preparing reports on findings; making recommendations; and handling administrative steps to formalize decisions.
  • Developing and documenting procedures to streamline processes and ensuring compliance with established guidelines and regulatory compliance; coordinating with HR Business Partners to educate managers.
  • Auditing existing and future positions and categorizing them by either importance to the organization or level of responsibility, determining FLSA exemptions and preparing job descriptions.
  • Administering and communicating the company’s benefits program plan options, features and enrollment.
  • Working with HRIS and IT staff to ensure that the systems meet compensation/benefits needs and are updated to reflect changes to salary structures, bonus programs, benefit programs, etc.


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Business or Human Resources or equivalent work experience is required.
  • Minimum of five years of compensation and benefits analyst experience.
  • CCP or CEBS certification is preferred.
  • Must have deep knowledge of compensation structures and systems.
  • Expert level knowledge of Excel is required.
  • Excellent verbal and written communications skills
  • Ability and desire to work in a team oriented environment.

An Equal Opportunity Employer - Females, Minorities, Veterans, and Disabled.

Lexicon Pharmaceuticals, Inc. is a drug-free workplace. Candidates are required to pass a drug test, background check and verification of credentials before beginning employment.

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