Manager, Total Rewards Job Description

Manager, Total Rewards Job Description

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Manager, total rewards provides consultation to Compensation team members on best practices for market pricing, market pricing system use, and market compensation adjustments.

Manager, Total Rewards Duties & Responsibilities

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Leads compensation and benefits due diligence activities for all mergers and acquisitions
Ensure compensation related programs are compliant with various related compensation labor laws and regulations
Ensures that total rewards and benefits programs are competitive and equitable and that programs are carried out to assist in the attainment of corporate objectives
Recommends changes to ensure maintenance of company's benefits programs
Manages annual Compensation Review to include updating salary bands, merit budget recommendations and bonus plan costing by region
Develops compensation policies and programs as needed
Design and administer incentive, sales compensation/incentive/commission, stock options, and bonus plans
Monitor and evaluate the company's benefits programs, including insurance programs, retirement plans, sick leave, time off, and vacation policies
Conflict resolution related to comp and benefits terms associated with each divestiture
Challenge the status quo and find innovative solutions to existing processes while understanding the intricacy of each market

Manager, Total Rewards Qualifications

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Licensing or Certifications for Manager, Total Rewards

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Education for Manager, Total Rewards

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Employers hiring for the manager, total rewards job most commonly would prefer for their future employee to have a relevant degree such as Bachelor's and Master's Degree in Human Resources, Business, Finance, Business/Administration, Education, Accounting, MBA, Graduate, Management, Economics

Skills for Manager, Total Rewards

Desired skills for manager, total rewards include:

ERISA
ACA
COBRA
Compensation
Benefits
Market
Trends and industry best-practices
Accounting business
Benefit plan design and practices
Both United States and Canada HR practices

Desired experience for manager, total rewards includes:

Conduct, compare and interpret surveys or interprets published survey data on benefit levels among the company employee population, among the company’s parent and/or subsidiary organization, and among competing companies
Leads annual Salary Planning process to include tool design, process administration and follow-up analysis
Work with accounting, legal, and tax departments to ensure accurate financial reporting, compliance with all tax laws
Establishes plans and procedures for carrying out company policies and practices in assigned functional areas
Directs interpretation and application of established HR policies, adhering to all applicable laws and regulations
Oversee the development and implementation of new benefit policies and procedures

Manager, Total Rewards Examples

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Manager, Total Rewards Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is searching for experienced candidates for the position of manager, total rewards. Please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications. While this is our ideal list, we will consider candidates that do not necessarily have all of the qualifications, but have sufficient experience and talent.
Responsibilities for manager, total rewards
  • Conduct compensation and benefits market research
  • Directs and coordinates all associate compensation and benefits policies and programs
  • Leads the development, implementation, monitoring and review of targeted compensation programs and initiatives in order to compete with changing market conditions and trends
  • Ensures programs and policies deliver internal job and pay equity among associates, conducts job evaluations, recommends salary structure placement in line with local market data, and prepares cost recommendations for market-based and merit/equity adjustments
  • Collaborates with the Corporate Compensation & HRIS teams and the local Senior HR Business Partner on the annual merit cycle and personal compensation statements
  • M&A activities, as required, related to harmonizing compensation, benefits and total rewards
  • Oversees the Benefits & HR Specialist who is responsible for benefits and RRSP administration including managing active disability cases and mat leaves/personal leaves, invoicing, premium and bi-weekly taxable benefit deductions
  • Oversee employee benefits programs in the LACC region
  • Work with team to educate employees in LAC markets on AXP programs, vendor benefits and best practices
  • Provides leadership and consultation to the HR team and management on high-impact compensation issues
Qualifications for manager, total rewards
  • Bachelor’s degree in Business, Human Resource Management, Accounting, Finance, or similar discipline
  • Excellent planning, time management, written and verbal communication skills, decision-making, presentation, organization and interpersonal skills
  • Must possess the ability to establish, develop and maintain relationships with all employee levels
  • Ability to establish and manage client relationships
  • Ability to lead a team of 5-10 individuals to deliver results
  • Ability to adapt to different communication styles
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Manager, Total Rewards Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is searching for experienced candidates for the position of manager, total rewards. To join our growing team, please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications.
Responsibilities for manager, total rewards
  • Supports the implementation of new (or key changes to existing) global DTE compensation programs and processes of moderate complexity and scale, testing designs to validate applicability to local market situations, and ensuring appropriate local implementation in the context of global guidelines
  • Maintain contacts with TR environment and market insight/best practice in her/his area
  • Manage ACA Administration, including tax laws and mandatory filings
  • Manage the HR Resource Center team which consisting of HR Administrators, HRIS Manager and Benefits Manager
  • Accountable for helping with the implementation and continuous operation of global Compensation programs & projects that support the DTE business strategies and/or address key business issues
  • Coordinate all enterprise-wide Total Rewards communications
  • Measure and refine
  • Manage, develop and lead 3 Sr
  • Consult with Bottlers and advise/influence regarding components of Employee Matters Agreement (EMA)
  • Consult as a member of the PMO
Qualifications for manager, total rewards
  • Have a proven track record executing, administering, and designing competitive total rewards programs including facilitating ‘lessons learned’ process to improve practices, share knowledge and refine future requirements
  • Knowing when/how to communicate sensitive material internally and externally as this role has insight to highly sensitive and confidential information before it is made public
  • Candidate will drive all Total Rewards decisions while stakeholdering with PMO, Deal Team, COE, Finance, Legal Candidate must be able to manage expectations from competing functions
  • Responsible for managing, developing and mentoring 3 direct reports at the Sr
  • Oversees processes to ensure consistent, accurate and timely service is delivered
  • Manages Leave of Absence SunTrust team, the associated workstream, and the vendor relationship
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Manager, Total Rewards Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is searching for experienced candidates for the position of manager, total rewards. To join our growing team, please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications.
Responsibilities for manager, total rewards
  • Management of day-to-day Total Rewards Operations
  • Interpret program and plan provisions and requirements
  • Resolve administration/policy issues and questions
  • Coordinate activities with vendors / internal business partners
  • First class UK Bachelors Degree or equivalent required
  • Sound experience administering C&B and relocation programs in a pan-European role
  • European language skills (French, German or Italian) preferable but not essential
  • Experience of working in US headquartered company advantageous
  • Develop and maintain partnerships with IT, Finance, and across all functional areas to develop and integrate innovative solutions in support of business objectives
  • Coordinate with other departments to deliver HR Total Rewards systems and lead the team in a service oriented and integrated human resources operations function
Qualifications for manager, total rewards
  • Work closely with HRBPs and Recruiting team to provide information and support the needs of their client organizations
  • A minimum of 8 years of progressive experience with a concentration in HR Application Management, HR Information Systems, HR Infrastructure, and HR Technology Business Requirements required
  • Experience using Workday technology preferred
  • Proven success in establishing, managing and empowering a global virtual team required
  • Has knowledge of accounting business, financial, and organizational factors in development HR solutions required
  • Up to 25% domestic and international travel required.HR Operations
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Manager, Total Rewards Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is looking for a manager, total rewards. If you are looking for an exciting place to work, please take a look at the list of qualifications below.
Responsibilities for manager, total rewards
  • May manage vendors for compensation and benefits systems and processes, ensuring all deliverables are achieved in a cost effective manner
  • Provides compensation consulting advice to HR and business leaders on a variety of compensation related issues while analyzing complex situations
  • Manages the systems and operational aspects of key processes, such as the annual pay review cycle and benefits initiatives
  • Ensures the integrity of compensation data and accurate/optimal use of the HRIS system (Workday)
  • Demonstrate strong presentation and power point skills and the ability to develop executive-ready presentations and share with the compensation and Workday program leadership for input and discussion
  • Partner with the IT function to ensure all enhancements and changes implemented by the HR Total Rewards Systems team align to roadmaps and enable corporate business services
  • Support and execute the implementation and communication strategy of local plans
  • Act as the center of expertise for team members and the HR Business partners community, regarding AXP program practices and policies
  • Work closely to support and manage LACC vendor relationships
  • Delegate tasks and responsibilities within the LACC operations team
Qualifications for manager, total rewards
  • Employee benefits (HW, DC, DB) experience preferred
  • Superior analytical, quantitative analysis and project management skills
  • Excellent problem solving skills and continuous process improvement orientation
  • Expertise in reward technology platforms, managing the vendor and ensuring users are leveraging the technology to the fullest extent possible
  • Advanced negotiation skills to enable optimal vendor selection with favorable terms to meet organizational needs
  • Experience in developing global rewards programs and processes
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Manager, Total Rewards Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is searching for experienced candidates for the position of manager, total rewards. We appreciate you taking the time to review the list of qualifications and to apply for the position. If you don’t fill all of the qualifications, you may still be considered depending on your level of experience.
Responsibilities for manager, total rewards
  • Design and maintain internal Exchange and SharePoint sites for Compensation philosophy, job aids and tools
  • Partner with Payroll and HRIS functions to validate the benefits modules of the HRIS system are ensuring data integrity, compliant and functional to ensure successful delivery
  • Assist with implementing global compensation programs
  • With the assistance of an external consulting firm, conducts Ontario and Quebec pay equity reviews
  • Completes annual salary surveys through various partnerships and affiliations (such as Mercer, McDowall Associates, World@Work, ERI)
  • Manages the annual bonus and incentive plans and eligibility, ensuring compliance within established parameters and timelines
  • Provides HR team members with guidance and coaching as required
  • As a member of the European/EMA TR Team, recommend improvement in regional and global policies and programs as appropriate
  • Maintains and recommends updates for job architecture as needed for his/her area
  • Develops job descriptions, assigns pay grades and midpoints
Qualifications for manager, total rewards
  • Excellent knowledge of HR/personnel practices and principles, all applicable labor, pay, benefits, health and safety laws and regulations
  • Implement strategies to ensure compensation is closely aligned with individual and / or team performance and engagement
  • Review and revise compensation packages for specific employee populations that strengthen pay for performance
  • Manage the annual salary increase review (CRC) for the organization
  • Ensure roll-out of existing compensation program
  • Provide recommendations on various pay actions, utilizing survey sources, market references

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