Director / Sr. Director (m/f)

Gaithersburg, MD
Mar 02, 2018
Mar 16, 2018
Executive, Director
Full Time
The firm is a clinical-stage vaccine company. Design, develop, and implement a total rewards philosophy and strategy and identify operational initiatives, processes, and plans necessary to achieve the strategy Leads the compensation and benefits team in designing market competitive programs Create a competitive base pay compensation structure and manage its communication to employees Work with senior leadership to define the compensation philosophy for the organization Perform competitive analysis and recommend annual stock and bonus targets, or potential modifications to existing programs Lead all aspects of the annual performance rewards program Selection and Management of benefits brokers to make recommendations on strategic benefits changes tailored to the organization; ensure benefits planning takes pending ACA regulations into account Lead wellness and other initiatives designed to enhance the employee value proposition Develop, communicate, and maintain effective employee recognition programs Create presentations for senior leadership and Board of Directors on relevant compensation and benefits topics Work with consultant on annual executive compensation review and draft of proxy CD&A Conduct periodic internal equity reviews Develop competitive variable and premium pay policies for the organization (ie, shift differential, holiday pay, call-in pay, etc. Select and implement Human Resources Management System(s) and other HR Technology, and ensure data accuracy and integrity Requires BA/BS degree in Human Resources Management, Industrial Psychology, or other HR related field Requires 15+ years of applicable industry experience and 5 or more years of leadership experience Expertise in executive compensation programs Ability to communicate (verbally and in writing) effectively with senior leadership, managers, and employees Ability to lead cross-functional teams and work effectively with staff from other departments Demonstrated experience and relevant expertise in the design and implementation of effective compensation and benefits programs, preferably in the biotechnology industry