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Sr. Director – Total Rewards & Systems

in Chelmsford, MA

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  • Req. ID

    R6006

  • Organization

    Corporate

  • Job Category

    Human Resources

  • Job Type

    Full time

  • Job Location

    15 Elizabeth Drive
    Chelmsford, MA 01824
    US

Overview

The Sr. Director – Total Rewards & Systems has overall accountability for the strategic planning and execution of all compensation strategies, programs and policies.  This position takes the lead role in the overall design and delivery of the components within executive compensation as well as the company’s total reward programs.  This includes oversight to health benefits, 401K, annual merit increases, bonus plans and long-term incentives.  This role will stay informed of the evolution of salary and total compensation designs across the industry to ensure that the company is able to effectively attract and retain employees from a pay/rewards perspective. 

The individual will be a knowledgeable and hands-on leader, who is committed to excellence and developing highly effective compensation, benefits and HRIS operational teams.  This role will report directly to the Chief Human Resources Officer. 

Responsibilities

  • Lead the strategy, design and execution of the company’s global compensation, equity, benefits and recognition programs to help us attract and retain the best talent while balancing our financial and business objectives
  • Oversight and delivery of Executive Compensation Committee materials in partnership with the Chief Human Resources Officer
  • Manage compensation initiatives such as annual merit planning, annual bonus plans, benefits renewals, audits, equity awards, Employee Stock Purchase Plan (ESPP)
  • Benchmark existing programs and evaluate market trends to make recommendations to enhance programs
  • Provide strategic direction and oversight to the benefits function that results in effective and efficient management of programs and partners (negotiate favorable renewals, manage open enrollment processes, robust employee communication plans, wellness and health education initiatives, etc.)
  • Develop and deliver communications that help our employees understand and appreciate the value of their total compensation, inclusive of benefits, base, bonus, equity, programs related to holistic wellbeing, etc.
  • Develops models for compiling, preparing, and presenting data to the leadership team
  • Supervises and leads a team of professionals responsible for providing multiple levels of service across the business and proactively manages multiple projects
  • Own the HRIS roadmap (HR technology and systems) which supports the expansion of the company’s global footprint and projected growth while elevating people analytics for decision making driven by data.
  • Partners with Finance and Legal on all anticipated issues or matters

Basic Qualifications

  • Progressively increased overall responsibility in Human Resources focused on compensation, preferably in the Life Sciences industry
  • Experience in strategic compensation planning and execution.  Knowledge of salary survey, comparative & competitive compensation analysis.   Knowledge of federal, state and local employment, wage and salary laws and regulations
  • Highly skilled in facilitation, consulting, and relationship building and has demonstrated ability to coach, facilitate and influence management and people at all levels
  • Outstanding oral and written communication, interpersonal, customer service, time management, and project management skills
  • Strong analytical spreadsheet and problem-solving skills with ability to translate into strategy
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment with multiple competing priorities
  • Master’s degree in Human Resources Management, Business Administration, or Finance

EOE  M/F/Disabled/VET

JOB LOCATION

15 Elizabeth Drive
Chelmsford, MA  01824

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