Senior Director, Total Rewards, LHH CT&M and L&D

Ressources Humaines : Human Resources United Kingdom
Contract Type: Full-time


Position at Lee Hecht Harrison (Global)

Senior Director Total Rewards (Global)
- LHH CT&M and L&D



The objective of this role is to help attract, retain, engage and motivate talent in across multiple continents by leading and orchestrating all activities related to Rewards. This includes programmes, processes and solutions.


The incumbent will fulfil the role of a credible thought partner to the business and HR, and be accountable for delivering consistent, locally applicable practices on all Rewards matters.

The Senior Director, Total Rewards will structurally implement guidelines and processes on base pay, short-term and long-term incentive plans, recognition, benefits, job grading, and international mobility related activities applying local market thinking while aligning to Adecco Group’s Global Rewards’ principles and philosophy.



  • Lead the annual compensation review process and review for LHH and facilitate compensation reviews, thus ensuring execution of the processes in a fair and equitable manner in line with the Group Reward principles and philosophy.
  • Support with financial modelling and scenarios for the businesses as required.
  • Work with local HR teams to ensure retention and total Reward activities and practices comply with local government requirements.
  • Provide data and benchmarking information for Recruitment Partners.

 Incentive Plans

  • Review, maintain and ensure the short-term incentive plan framework and compensation plans are aligned to the Group Rewards strategy.
  • Steer and manage globally driven incentive plans.
  • Partner closely with Finance in monitoring performance levels and forecasting, create participation criteria, controls and governance on short term incentive plans and payout with appropriate data modelling.



  • Partner with Country HR to ensure that the overall benefit programmes reflects the Rewards strategy, current and future needs of Colleagues.
  • Communication of benefits programmes through multiple accessible formats.

Rewards Transformation & Continuous Improvement

  • Drive Rewards Transformation initiatives to embed group standards for the use of technologies, standardized methodologies, change communications and other levers to drive process quality and efficiencies.
  • Steer local teams to align, streamline and consistently apply and use the resources, tools, policy and processes for pay and performance.
  • Responsible for establishing, building and maintaining strong relationships that support strategic objectives.

 Job Grading, Job Architecture and Reporting

  • Lead the Job Architecture and Job Grading activities for a business line to ensure positions are correctly graded and that internal comparisons are maintained.
  • Work with the Recruitment Partners to develop streamlined role descriptions.


  • Minimum requirement of a Bachelor’s degree. Certifications in Rewards from accredited forums is desirable
  • Minimum 10 years of proven Total Rewards progressive experience and a minimum of 2 years multi-national company experience. Incumbents with experience of supporting company-wide transformations will be preferred
  • Previous experience with sales compensation plan design required
  • Strong demonstrated analytical skills and creative ability
  • Clear and professional communicator (verbal, written and ability to present compensation material clearly)
  • Collaborative and can work effectively across functions, business units and geographies
  • Strong interest and ability to improve processes
  • Can develop strong working relationships with Colleagues from a range of cultural backgrounds
  • Flexibility to work in a fast-paced environment and manage changing priorities
  • Reputation for integrity and dedicated work ethic with desire for ownership of process
  • Discreet and reliable personality, used to dealing with highly confidential topics
  • Compliant, discrete and independent operator
  • Highly numerate and strong business acumen
  • Travel Requirement of up to 25%

The Adecco Group is the world’s leading HR solutions partner. We provide more than 700,000 people with permanent and flexible employment every day. With more than 34,000 employees in 60 countries, we transform the world of work one job at a time. Our Colleagues serve more than 100,000 organisations with the talent, HR services and cutting-edge technology that they need to succeed in an ever-changing global economy. As a Fortune Global 500 company, we lead by example, creating shared value that meets social needs while driving business innovation. Our culture of inclusivity, fairness and teamwork empowers individuals and organisations, fuels economies, and builds better societies. These values resonate with our employees, who voted us in the Great Place to Work® - World’s Best Workplaces 2019 list.  We make the future work for everyone.