The Humane Society of the United States (HSUS), the nation’s most effective animal protection organization, is seeking a Director, Total Rewards for the Human Resources department. In this position you will be accountable for the strategy, design, development, and implementation of the organization’s Total Rewards program including compensation, benefits, and employee recognition. Through continuous innovation ensures rewards and related people practices are equitable, competitive, drive business results, and enhance our culture. Balances strategic leadership with front-line, hands-on work with focus on both U.S domestic and international compensation and benefits.
You will be responsible for:
• Monitoring and analyzing the global benefit marketplace competitiveness and vendor performance on benefit plans, programs, and services. Providing strategic recommendations on comprehensive benefit offerings, planning design, and cost containment strategies. Leading key organization wide benefit projects such as open enrollment;
• Developing and implementing a global compensation strategy to maintain market competitiveness to attract and retain top talent. Leading the administration and execution of compensation programs, processes, and activities, such as those associated with salary structures, base pay management, job description development and review, and position and FLSA classification;
• Partnering with senior leaders to resolve issues and inquiries related to Total Rewards processes, policies, and program/plan provisions;
• Managing, coaching, and developing the Total Rewards team, while motivating them to meet and exceed goals;
• Developing and delivering communications, training programs, and other materials to educate managers and employees on Total Rewards programs, policies, and processes;
• Ensuring compliance with regulatory and legislative requirements such as ERISA, HIPAA, COBRA, ACA, FMLA, ADA and Workers Compensation which includes required benefit mailings and the preparation of filings with federal and state agencies;
• Developing an employee recognition strategy that is equitable, fosters engagement, reinforces cultural norms and drives high performance. Overseeing implementation and ongoing administration of recognition programs;
• Assisting with setting the team and department budget and manage approved team budget throughout the year.
Qualifications and Requirements:
• Bachelor’s degree in business, human resources, finance, or relevant field, or equivalent work experience required;
• A minimum of eight (8) years of related Human Resources experience with a heavy emphasis in compensation and/or benefits administration required;
• Management experience in a related field, which has included management and leadership responsibilities for staff, strategy development and execution, and fiscal and budget accountabilities required;
• SHRM-SCP, SPHR, CCP, CEBS, and/or CBP certification(s) preferred;
• Advanced knowledge of compensation administration and practices, as well as the processes associated with analyzing, developing, implementing, and administering compensation programs, plans, policies, and actions;
• Strong knowledge of benefit programs paired with a solid knowledge of comprehensive Human Resource functions;
• Knowledge and understanding of federal, local, and international regulations as they apply to compensation and benefit programs and processes, along with the ability to apply that knowledge effectively to ensure compliance;
• Demonstrated success supporting project management and process improvement efforts, within a HR environment;
• Proven track record of leading staff toward achievement of organizational, professional and personal goals and objectives;
• Leadership ability in work setting. Flexible, willing to learn, and anticipates the needs of self and staff;
• Strong attention to detail with a demonstrated commitment to excellence and performance improvement and the drive to deliver quality and value-added results and outcomes;
• A customer focus which demonstrates proactive, responsive services with ability to manage issues requiring problem resolution and conflict management with excellent interpersonal and intervention skills;
• A professional presence and strong interpersonal skills for interacting in a courteous, timely, and diplomatic manner with all levels of employees as well as other parties/stakeholders involved with the organization;
• Excellent communication skills with the ability to organize, present, and articulate ideas both verbally and in writing;
• Strong analytical skills with the demonstrated ability to gather and evaluate complex data and information and develop a recommendation and plan of action. Mathematical competency;
• Ability to assess situations and information, think creatively, devise better ways of doing things and/or innovative solutions, and make good judgments in the execution of job responsibilities.
• Excellent organizational skills with the ability to prioritize workload and meet deadlines with an appropriate sense of urgency;
• Ability to work independently, as an effective team member and with all levels of the organization;
• Proficiency with Microsoft Office (WORD, POWERPOINT, EXCEL) and demonstrated competency in Human Resource Information Systems (HRIS) usage;
• Ability to handle information of a confidential nature and ensure that such information is secured and maintained in an appropriate manner.
This position is based in the Washington DC Metro Area – Remote eligible.
The health and safety of our candidates, employees, and the communities in which we work is our top priority. The Humane Society of the United States has implemented a mandatory COVID-19 vaccination policy for all U.S. employees, including new hires. We make reasonable accommodations for employees with disabilities or sincerely held religious beliefs. All U.S. new hires will be required to show proof of COVID-19 vaccination prior to their first day of employment.
Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, and disability, marital or parental status or protected veteran status. EOE
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