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Total Rewards Director

  • Job Tag: #LI-AA1
  • Posted: May 16,2022

SkyWater Search Partners has been retained in search for a strategic Total Rewards Leader for a growing $5b global electronics manufacturer. In this newly created role, you will be responsible for designing and implementing total rewards programs (with an immediate emphasis on compensation strategy) that attract, retain, and support employee engagement. This highly visible role reports directly to the Chief Human Resources Officer and regularly interacts with the executive leadership team including the President. Our ideal candidate is a strategic Total Rewards leader that has a proven track record of developing and implementing comprehensive and competitive programs in a fast-paced, collaborative environment.  This opportunity offers a competitive compensation package, excellent benefits, and significant opportunities for career growth.


Leads the design and execution of the Company’s pay philosophy, salary grades and structure, and annual merit and bonus program.

  • Compensation Management, Administration, and Analysis – Research Total Rewards landscape to understand best practices and employment trends to ensure we hire and retain talent to deliver our business objectives
  • Develops insightful and data-informed recommendations to improve current programs/processes.
  • Ensure data integrity of people data in the system is prioritized and maintained.
  • Leads the design, implementation and communication of company benefit plans which are cost effective, consistent with company objectives and market competitive to attract and retain talent.
  • Oversees the development, implementation, and administration of benefit programs and compensation programs.
  • Establishes and manages relationships with vendors, brokers, and carriers, including monitoring service levels, costs, utilization, and other metrics to ensure a positive employee experience and value to the organization.
  • Leverage technology and proactively identify ways to streamline and simplify processes with an eye for efficiency and improved customer experience
  • Collaborate with HR partners and Business Leaders to facilitate attraction and retention of talent and ensure internal equity and compliance.
  • Lead annual market survey analysis activities and compensation planning processes.
  • Stays current with industry trends, developing concepts, practices and procedures in the benefits and wellness field and recommends changes to support a high-growth environment.
  • Ensures through audits and reports that the Company’s benefit programs and practices are consistently administered and compliant with company policies, and local and federal government regulations.
  • Leads and develops compensation, benefits, and payroll teams.
  • Oversees access requests to compensation and people data.  Act as the expert in the area of GDPR and China Privacy Law



  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience combined with HR certification
  • 10+ years of strategic total rewards experience in a global and/or matrixed environment
  • Strong business acumen, analytical and strategic problem solver
  • Collaborative team player with dedicated focus in providing exceptional customer service
  • Proven leadership skills, including experience managing other HR professionals and influencing without authority
  • Strong proficiency in managing and leveraging large scale HRIS systems as a strategic tool
  • Self-starting and tenacious with the ability to perform under pressure
  • Strong project management and ability to initiate, implement, drive and sustain change
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Experience with international HR strategy and decision making (preferred)
  • HR Certifications such as SHRM-CP, SPHR, CCP or CBP (preferred)

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