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Global Total Rewards Director in Northbrook,IL at Stericycle

Date Posted: 5/1/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description


Manages compensation and benefits programs and projects for field and corporate functions, primarily the annual cash incentive and equity programs and specialized benefit programs. Coordinates the communication efforts of the compensation and benefits teams to ensure effective total rewards messaging. Supports other US and global compensation and benefit initiatives as needed.
Activities 
1) Compensation Programs: Manages the annual cash incentive plan (AIP) from design to implementation; coordinates with executive leaders and other members of the compensation team to ensure that systems and communications reflect the correct plan design. Also manages the annual equity grant process including modeling, recommendations to leaders, disbursement and collection of final recommendations, obtaining approval from executives, communicating to employees and partnering with the Equity Program Manager to ensure grants are made with our equity vendor. 
2) Benefit plans: Oversees the management of specialized benefit plans such as the medical access only (MAO) plan. 
3) Communications: Manages communication efforts for the compensation and benefit teams, including coordination between teams, writing and editing communications, coordinating the fulfillment of print material orders with vendors as needed and acting as liaison with the head of Internal Communications to ensure appropriate timing and content of total rewards communications. 
4) Bonuses/commissions: Works with sales teams to collect documentation and evaluate sales commission plans. Develops strategies to improve compliance, consistency and tracking. 
5) Compliance and audit: Responds and/or coordinates responses to audit requests for the compensation and benefits areas. Assists in ensuring compliance with all federal, state, and local laws and regulations governing compensation and benefits. 
6) Budget: Partners with Global Compensation Manager and Finance to manage the HR budget tracking, including identifying upcoming costs and details of prior invoices. 
7) Presentations and Training: Prepares informational materials, including training materials, to assist managers and human resource generalists in understanding and supporting compensation and benefits programs and processes. 
8) M & A: May support initiatives related to acquisitions, divestitures, spin-offs, mergers or other M & A related activity including responding to data requests and performing analysis. 
9) Other: Performs other related duties as required or requested. Provides day-to-day support for compensation and benefits teams when additional resources are needed during busy periods or the launch of special initiatives. 
Scope of Work: Briefly describe the level/type of contacts that will interact with the position; impact of the position on the business, level/type of authority, independence, complexity, analysis, judgement and decisions; and number of people reporting to this position and their titles. Contacts (Internal/External): Frequent contact with all levels of management, HR and business unit team members for compensation and benefits related projects.

Job Requirements


Education equivalent to Bachelor’s Degree in Human Resources or Business, or other related field, or the equivalent in related work experience. Demonstrates the ability to perform complex analysis and make recommendations in support of analysis.
Minimum of seven to ten years of combined Compensation, Benefits and HR experience required, demonstrating broad knowledge of total rewards programs and processes.
Two or more years demonstrating the ability to independently lead moderately complex to complex projects, which could potentially be long-term in nature, preferably at the Director level.
Strong written and verbal communication skills, including the ability to combine information from several sources and edit/tailor for multiple audiences.
Demonstrates the ability to work with all levels of management in achieving project goals.
Demonstrates the ability to develop and present project-related training and information to all levels of personnel within the organization, including executives.
Demonstrates strong proficiency in Microsoft Excel, Word, and Power Point. Key Competencies (Non-technical Behavioral Skills, i.e. presentation, negotiation, customer service skills), you may just list the most important 7-10, in priority order:
Demonstrates the ability to gather and analyze facts and data, and draw correct inferences from the information; weighs alternatives and presents logical solutions to problems.
Demonstrates the ability to review and proofread work for accuracy and complete specific aspects of assignments, as directed. Concentrates on tasks at hand, even in distracting work environments.
Demonstrates the ability to follow work plans and commit time and effort required to complete functions of the job.
Demonstrates the ability to present ideas and information in a clear, concise, organized, and diplomatic manner; ask appropriate questions in order to obtain information; listen to others to respond effectively to ideas and questions. Present prepared information to individual and groups in a manner that is clear and concise, holds their interest and addresses their needs or concerns.
Demonstrates the ability to generate new ideas; recognize the need for and develop new approaches to problem resolution.
Demonstrates the ability to probe beyond stated requests to articulate and represent customer perspective and work with customers to resolve outstanding issues.
Demonstrates the ability to deal openly and honestly with internal and external customers while building credibility and maintaining trust. Exhibits empathy and sensitivity for the needs of customers. Is perceived by others as being helpful and supportive.
Demonstrates the ability to make sound decisions after considering all facts, potential risks, customer needs, and alternative solutions when dealing with all types of issues.
Demonstrates the ability to manage own time, activities, and resources. Identify specific activities required to accomplish objectives, rank them in order of importance, and coordinate and take action to achieve desired results. Prioritize multiple activities and projects.
Other (i.e. physical requirements, travel, etc. that is not covered above:

Must be able to travel occasionally – typically not more than 3-4 times per year. Travel varies in frequency and duration.

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