Director, Total Rewards (1094)
Posted on: June 12, 2021
Reporting to the Sr. Director, Total Rewards, you will provide
strategic, consultative advice to the Amyris' leadership team and
will be responsible for the Total Rewards and recognition strategy
that will attract, retain and motivate top talent. As the Director
of Total Rewards, you will lead all compensation and benefits
programs for our growing, global organization. You will have a
strong compensation background and are passionate about analysis,
program design, and teamwork. You love researching new ideas and
approaches that support our people and business. You are not afraid
of doing something new and approach ideas with curiosity. In
addition to compensation, you will be responsible for the strategic
management of inclusive employee-related benefits and services that
are able to effectively support a diverse, rapidly growing employee
base across the globe. Your leadership style promotes the
development and inclusion of others and ideas. We work in a fast
paced, dynamic, and make it happen culture. Our people are some of
the brightest and most passionate in the industry that thrive on
making ingredients and products that are better for people and
planet, no compromise.
- Drive the strategic design and execution of Amyris' global
compensation, equity, and benefits programs in line with business
needs and values, and provide flexibility and local customization
to account for cultural and market differences.
- Partner with HR leadership to define a compelling total rewards
strategy, built for a hybrid work-from-home and work-from-office
- Manage projects focusing on key compensation initiatives such
as compensation strategy redesign and implementation, market
benchmarking, career path/ladder formation, pay equity and the
design of short-term and long-term incentive programs.
- Manage the company's benefits programs, including health,
welfare, retirement, and recognition programs globally.
- Drive analytical rigor and analysis on effectiveness and
competitiveness of existing programs to verify they are aligned
with our business and talent strategies and monitor market trends
to make recommendations for changes, as appropriate.
- Support executive compensation efforts.
- Support deliverables for our quarterly Comp Committee
- Support annual total rewards budget request process.
- Monitor external trends and benchmark activities across all
areas of rewards to elevate our understanding of our compensation
competitiveness globally and evolve it over time to meet the
changing landscape of total rewards.
- Manage health, welfare, and retirement program compliance,
including but not limited to 5500 filing, 1095-C distribution,
401(k) committee, 401(k) and FSA non-discrimination testing and
- Manage health, welfare, and retirement program vendor
relationships and ensure our programs are executed on-time and
- Bachelor's or masters' degree and 7+ years of Total Rewards
leadership experience in a public, multinational high growth
- Proven track record of influencing, leading, and facilitating
large scale strategic initiatives with multiple senior
- Demonstrated global compensation experience in the following
areas: salary planning, market pricing, job evaluation, data
analysis, research, and cost modeling.
- Global benefit experience including knowledge of health and
welfare plans, leaves and time off practices, and retirement
- Experience with administering and marketing options and RSUs as
a portion of the employee Total Rewards package.
- Strong track record building, leading, and mentoring a diverse
and high-performing team.
- Growth mindset, sense of curiosity and strong problem-solving
skills. Strong attention to detail, organization, and the highest
standards for accuracy and precision.
- Excellent communication, interpersonal and collaborative skills
across all levels, with an ability to persuade and influence.
- Ability to exercise good judgment and discretion and maintain
Amyris, a leader in industrial synthetic biology, uses its
innovative bioscience solutions to achieve renewable products by
converting plant sugars into hydrocarbon molecules. Amyris'
molecules are used in wide range of specialty & performance
chemicals, flavors & fragrances and in applications ranging from
cosmetics to biofuels. Learn more at www.amyris.com.
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