Director, Total Rewards

Administration Requisition ID 6617 Foster City, California


Reporting the CHRO, the Director, Total Rewards will serve as a trusted organizational leader responsible for the design and delivery of Qualys' Compensation philosophy and the strategic management of inclusive employee-related benefits and services that are able to effectively support a diverse, rapidly-growing employee base. The successful candidate will lead strategy development, design, implementation, administration, and governance of all compensation programs and benefit programs, globally for the company. This role will partner with senior business leaders, and the HR leadership team to translate business strategy into meaningful Total Rewards strategies that are effective in attracting, rewarding and retaining key talent. The ideal candidate will be a hands-on leader with a deep understanding of scaling compensation and benefits programs and practices, with a track record of conceptualizing successful strategies, leading action plans, and driving the execution of organizational goals. This position requires an ability to think strategically about problems as well as a knack for tactical execution.


· Develop and drive the compensation and benefits strategies and programs that attract, reward and retain key talent populations. Design and operate the Qualys compensation philosophy and the broad-based, inventive, and executive compensation programs that bring it to life.

· Partner with the CHRO, to support the Compensation Committee Work Plan including the management of executive compensation programs.

· Lead global job evaluation, job classification/reclassification, salary structures, benefit plans and retirement program benchmarking.

· Drive competitive and attractive total rewards strategies that are cost-effective and consistent with market trends and aligned to Company’s business priorities

· Design and propose global benefits programs including thorough needs analysis, competitive benchmarking and cost impact/effectiveness.

· Provide thought leadership, and consultation to senior leaders on the global development of total rewards methodologies and philosophy, including supporting policies, practices, systems and external partners.

· Own and operate all compensation and benefit programs including short-term and long-term incentive programs, recurring compensation cycles, compensation program targets, quota planning, account assignments, benefit changes/enhancements, annual benefit enrollment program, wellness initiatives, etc.

· Develop and operate world-class reporting and analytics drive business results; through predictive analytics and reporting drive leader accountability in partnership with external partners and internal reporting/analytics function.


· 12+ years' relevant experience in global compensation, equity programs, and benefits planning with emphasis on both broad-based, and incentive, compensation.

· Experience scaling an effective, and impactful, rewards function that supports the company's business goals and growth, with a strong awareness of best practices.

· Expertise in the development of strategy and administration of compensation and benefits including Executive compensation.

· Experience with, and exposure to, a distributed workforce and high-impact HR and Total Rewards functions within world-class scaling organization(s).

· Exceptional communication skills and a proven ability to keep stakeholders informed and included in a way that builds trust. Strong organizational skills and attention to detail.

· Demonstrated experience performing complex reporting and analysis. Strong analytical, mathematical, statistical, and conceptual skills; Excel expertise is required.

· Excellent business and People Operations acumen; comfortable navigating ambiguity and thriving in a rapidly changing, fast-paced environment. Proven ability to think strategically and to translate strategic directives into tactical initiatives. Additional Information All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.

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