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Director, Total Rewards-Fort Worth, Texas

September 11, 2017 9:00 PM | Jenni Porshakin (Administrator)
Position Title: Director, Total Rewards
Hiring Salary Minimum: $160,000
Hiring Salary Maximum: $180,000
Job Location: Fort Worth, TX
Contact Info:

Zareen Wajid, PHR

Executive Recruiter | Korn Ferry Futurestep

T +1 (214) 740-2656 | Zareen.Wajid@KornFerry.com


Reporting to the Chief Human Resources Officer, the Director, Total Rewards will direct the
planning, development, and implementation of compensation and benefit programs. He/she will
newly design or make improvements to compensation and benefit programs to best reward
employees and meet business objectives. The Director will also plan, design, implement, maintain,
and administer all compensation and benefit programs in Workday.

This role provides expert advice and support and directs compensation matters related to internal
and external compensation and benefit equity and competitiveness, program design, program
effectiveness, and overall governance. This role collaborates with cross-functional business
partners and executives to align and achieve business strategies, and to support attraction and
retention objectives.

The Director will be responsible to design the Company’s new compensation philosophy, job family
structure, and compensation structure including pay for performance initiatives.

Job Duties (functions considered essential as defined by ADA)

• Design compensation and benefits philosophy and strategy
• Develop job families and associated compensation structure
• Develop, roll out, and manage compensation programs including competitive
benchmarking analysis, base pay, incentive compensation, sales incentive,
equity and executive compensation programs
• Manage all compensation programs in Workday and serve as the main
Compensation Partner in the system
• Work with the CHRO as well as the Legal and Finance team to analyze, design,
update and communicate executive compensation and benefit plans
• Partner with Sales Operations to determine appropriate sales compensation
• Oversee the commission program, including plan design and administration
• Conduct salary, bonus, and FLSA exemption analysis, including internal equity
and external competitiveness assessments
• Provide comprehensive financial review, analysis, and evaluation of incentive
programs, including designing and developing pay-for-performance rewards
and determining projected cost of program designs
• Analyze benefit offerings, recommending plan design options and changes
that maximize plan competitiveness with cost effectiveness
• Manage annual benefit process, including contract review, bid negotiation,
open enrollment, etc.
• Manage vendor relationships across the compensation and benefits platform
• Participate on the 401k committee, ensuring fiduciary responsibility and
competitiveness in plan design and administration
• Articulately analyze and present ideas in a clear and concise manner to senior
executives and the Board of Directors
• Participate in the due diligence process and comprehensive review of all
compensation and benefit plans for new ventures, mergers and acquisitions.
• Develop and execute a comprehensive communication strategy for
compensation and benefit programs and identify opportunities to better enable
the company to improve employee engagement, facilitate proactive and
effective messaging


  • Minimum 8-10 years of compensation and benefits experience including the
    detailed design of programs, processes and tools
    Must have previous experience building compensation structures from the
    ground up
    Must have experience designing and administering sales compensation
    programs, with specific experience with commission plans
    Must have experience with cost-effective benefit plan design with knowledge
    of regulatory and compliance requirements (ie. FLSA, ERISA, PPACA, GINA)
    Previous experience with executive compensation, including presentations to
    senior leadership and Board of Directors is an asset
    Must have a proven success influencing executive leadership on
    compensation structure methodology and philosophy
    Experience in FLSA exemption analysis categorization and modelling
    Ability to design and manage incentive plans (short term incentive, long term
    incentive, equity, etc)
  • Must possess a broad view of compensation concepts and philosophies in
    order to make solid, independent decisions with confidence
    Knowledge of all compliance and reporting requirements relating to
    Experience working with compensation programs in an HRIS is required;
    experience with Workday is highly desired
    Proficiency in Microsoft Office applications with particular strength in Excel and
    Must possess strong analytical, collaborative, problem solving, written, and
    oral communication skills

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