Director Total Rewards (NEW)

Title: Director Total Rewards 

Industry: Manufacturing and Building Materials

Location: Peachtree City, GA (Full Relocation Offered)

Reports to: CHRO

Director Total Rewards

The Ideal candidate will have 5+ yrs experience in HR Total Rewards with an extensive background in Benefits and Compensation. Manufacturing industry background is preferred. Strategic mindset with the ability to lead others and drive culture. CEBS, CBP, CCP Preferred.The Director of Total Rewards will be responsible for the strategic direction and leadership of all aspects of the Compensation, Benefits, HR Technology, Payroll, and HR Analytics. The ideal candidate will demonstrate an understanding of market dynamics, key competitor compensation and benefit plan designs, and industry trends and have an affinity towards rapid innovation with an emphasis on attracting, retaining and rewarding employees while maintaining internal equity and external market competitiveness.

Desired Skills and Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree required in a Human Resources related discipline, advanced degree highly preferred
  • 12+ years of overall and progressive HR experience with 8+ years of experience focused in developing total rewards strategy, executive compensation and benefits design, HR data analytics, and capability across HR operations and technology.
  • 5+ years’ experience collaborating and contributing to technology strategy in a human resources environment, partnering with IT and leading business process analyses.
  • Successful experience with change management principles and a demonstrated ability to drive and manage the change process from strategic planning through implementation and follow-through.
  • Experience with business transformation and business process redesign to support information technology system improvement and optimization.
  • Significant HCM system design, configuration, and implementation. Experience with multiple cloud-based HCM systems, such as SAP, Oracle, Workday, ADP, Ultimate, PeopleSoft, Lawson, etc.
  • Demonstrated expert written and verbal communication skills and a proven capability to present complex concepts in a concise and understandable way to a variety of audiences, including the highest level of the enterprise.
  • A strong aptitude for leading through influence, setting direction, and delivering results. Strong leadership, analytical, financial and written communication skills.
  • Must be able to perform the duties and responsibilities (Essential Job Functions) with or without reasonable accommodation
Lead Benefits, HR Operations, Payroll, & HR Systems functions
  • Establish strategy for benefits and continuously evaluate all benefits plans to ensure they are cost effective, competitive, and meet the needs of the organization and team members.
  • Regularly analyze benefit offerings, evaluating the usage, plan design, services, coverage, effectiveness, cost, plan experience and competitive trends, and make appropriate short and long-term recommendations. On a periodic basis, benchmark to ensure market competitiveness and best practices.
  • Establish and maintain relationships with external service providers to ensure they are delivering services as outlined and expected.
  • Direct the annual open enrollment process, including vendor selection and negotiation, cost-saving initiatives, employee communication and collaboration with other departments.
  • Determine appropriate communication strategy for specific benefits and develop employee education programs to ensure employees understand benefits, their value, and available resources.
  • Ensure all plan documents and summary plan descriptions are complete and updated, 5500 filings are filed accurately and in a timely manner, oversee discrimination testing and annual plan audits.
  • Plans and manages the activities of the payroll staff and operates the payroll system
  • Ensure HR Technology supports the employee life cycle, include talent acquisition and management and HR management. This includes reporting and HR metrics.
  • Provide front line HR support for team members and leaders to assist with questions on policies and procedures.
  • Collaborate with other HR functions for additional support.
Lead Compensation functions
  • Establish compensation strategies while ensuring that all compensation and reward programs and practices are in alignment with the strategic objectives and pay philosophy.
  • Identify opportunities to make compensation activities/processes more streamlined and efficient while ensuring they are competitive in the marketplace to support recruitment, engagement and talent retention.
  • As appropriate, proactively educate leaders, HR and colleagues on compensation strategy, practices and benchmarks.
  • Lead the evaluation of positions and the application of existing job classifications, assignment of job levels, salary ranges and FLSA status to positions. Make recommendations for revisions and/or changes.
  • Direct annual market survey and recommendations regarding changes in salary plans; oversee all activity related to published compensation surveys throughout the year and audit survey output, market trends and market competitive pay positions to ensure salary plans meet overall company goals and objectives.
  • Lead the salary planning processes with HR and department heads from communicating budgets and process to management and leaders, educating team members, providing reports, collecting recommendations, to coordinating review process with senior management.

Compensation / Salary

  • Highly competitive salary + 30% bonus and merit increase

  • Full benefits – Medical, Dental, Vision, Life, Disability, 401K Matching

  • Outstanding company culture and vertical career mobility