Red Hat Director, Compensation and Benefits - Global in Raleigh, North Carolina

Job description

Company description

At Red Hat, we connect an innovative community of customers, partners, and contributors to deliver an open source stack of trusted, high-performing solutions. We offer cloud, Linux, middleware, storage, and virtualization technologies, together with award-winning global customer support, consulting, and implementation services. Red Hat is a rapidly growing company supporting more than 90% of Fortune 500 companies.

Job summary

The Red Hat People team is looking for a Director of Global Compensation and Benefits to join us in Raleigh, NC. In this role, you’ll develop, implement, and manage global compensation and benefits programs and solutions for Red Hat. You will bring a global and innovative approach along with a keen understanding of how programs should support the talent and financial strategy of the organization and guide business results. You’ll provide leadership and vision around strategic program development that will enable the attraction, development, and retention of talent in a highly competitive, constantly changing, environment. As a Director of Compensation and Benefits, you will be a proven leader and mentor with a demonstrated ability to support, develop, and challenge a high-performing, experienced, team.

Primary job responsibilities

  • Consult with senior management to ensure compensation and benefits programs enable and support the talent strategy of the organization and business needs; manage team and provide guidance on solving complex business problems

  • Contribute to the design, implementation, management, and administration of compensation and benefits programs and practices including the following:

  • Base pay programs targeted to address competitive needs and pay equity

  • Short-term incentive programs aligned to corporate results (including bonus and sales plans)

  • Long-term incentive programs aligned to competitive needs and the company’s talent strategy

  • Global benefits programs, including retirement plan strategy and management, aligned to competitive needs and the company’s talent strategy

  • Executive compensation programs designed to attract, retain, and align incentives and performance

  • Provide subject matter expertise and guidance to executives, managers, People team members, and other professionals regarding compensation recommendations, strategy, administration, procedures and policies, and communication

  • Review, assess, and develop strategies, programs, and delivery technologies including benchmarking against external practices

  • Guide the development and implementation of associate, manager, and People team enablement that aligns with Red Hat’s Open Decision Framework and supports the consistent and effective understanding and application of programs

  • Act as a key member of the team conducting due diligence and integrations relative to potential mergers and acquisitions or expansions

  • Oversee program documentation and compliance to legal requirements, processes, and procedures

Required skills

  • Bachelor’s degree

  • 10+ years of experience in the development, management, and administration of global compensation and benefits programs and 5+ years of people management experience

  • Demonstrated experience with global compensation and benefits strategy development and financial management

  • Experience with business partnering, consulting, and influencing stakeholders across all levels of the organization

  • Comfortable operating in an open environment where transparency and direct interaction with associates globally is expected

  • Outstanding written and verbal communication skills with the ability to present views and data in a clear and compelling manner

  • Business insight and familiarity with corporate finance methodologies

  • Ability to think and communicate strategically with solid customer focus and ability to effectively and quickly build relationships that establish trust, respect, competence, and confidence

  • Experience with executive compensation, compensation and benefits consulting, and mergers and acquisitions a plus

Red Hat is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and an affirmative action employer. We review applications for employment without regard to their race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, age, uniformed services, genetic information, physical or mental disability, medical condition, marital status, or any other basis prohibited by law.

Red Hat does not seek or accept unsolicited resumes or CVs from recruitment agencies. We are not responsible for, and will not pay, any fees, commissions, or any other payment related to unsolicited resumes or CVs except as required in a written contract between Red Hat and the recruitment agency or party requesting payment of a fee.

Job ID 58478

Department Human Resources

Location US-NC-Raleigh

Posting date 9/26/2017

Remote base ..