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SHRM Lead, Total Rewards in Alexandria, Virginia

Lead, Total Rewards

1800 Duke St, Alexandria, VA 22314, USA

Req #441

Thursday, August 11, 2022

At SHRM, we are committed to making work, workers and workplaces better through insights-driven policy solutions, learning and development, thought leadership and research. We are shaping the ways employers and employees thrive together. SHRM is empowering our more than 300,000+ members, including HR professionals, business executives, and people managers, to lead as strategic business partners and effective stewards of workplace culture, business productivity, and employee engagement.

The Lead, Total Rewards is a subject matter expert on SHRM’s compensation, benefits and leave programs, and is responsible for the effective application and administration of all related policies and plans. Under general guidance from the Director, Total Rewards, the Lead supports leaders and business partners with job design, compensation administration, issue resolution, HR compliance, payroll oversight, and benefit guidance that supports an engaging employee experience. The Lead, Total Rewards keeps abreast of trends and talent matters and will lead total rewards initiatives that will influence the engagement of the best talent for our global organization.


Administer SHRM compensation and benefits programs globally and in alignment with SHRM’s business strategy and financial objectives.

Supports the Director, Total Rewards in developing sound compensation plans and is responsible for the day-to-day administration of such plans.

Leads benchmarking initiatives and keeps abreast of market conditions and the competitive talent landscape in adapting compensation strategies for key talent segments; participates in compensation and benefits surveys and analyzes results to inform SHRM’s total rewards programs.Guides leaders through organizational design activities on job design, job analysis and job descriptions to aid with job leveling decisions and compensation structure alignment.Administers quarterly sales incentives according to approved sales plans.Oversees HR Compliance and represents the HR department in Total Rewards related audits, identifies stakeholders to provide all necessary information for accurate and timely responses.Manages partnership with payroll and benefit providers and is the main point of contact to resolve escalations that require business reviews or involving multiple stakeholders for resolution.Provide oversight for retirement benefits through plan administrators and supports compliance and fiduciary activities.Develop and deliver communications that help our employees and candidates appreciate and value our total compensation package including compensation, incentives, benefits, time off, etc.Leads and/or participates in company-wide or departmental projects and initiatives that focus on enhancing the overall employee experience of the talent at SHRM.

Education & Experience Requirements

Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, Human Resources, Finance, Economics or related area or extensive experience in Human Resources, Compensation and Benefits Administration in lieu of college degree.

At least 8 years of work-related experience


SHRM-CP / SHRM-SCP preferred or acquired within 12 months of hire

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

Analytically driven, demonstrating strong analytical and creative problem-solving skills

Ability to handle sensitive and confidential situations with tact and diplomacy

Well organized, plans effectively and prioritizes time according to what matters most

Demonstrated ability to successfully execute in a dynamic, fast-paced organization

Dependable and can be counted upon to meet deadlines and commitments

Ability to be both strategic and operational

Physical Requirements:Must be able to perform essential duties satisfactorily with reasonable accommodations.

Work environment:Work is regularly performed in a combination of office and conference settings and routinely uses standard office equipment.

Our employment practices are in accordance with the laws that prohibit discrimination against qualified individuals on the basis of race, religion, color, gender, age, national origin, physical or mental disability, genetic information, veteran’s status, marital status, gender identity and expression, sexual orientation, or any other status protected by applicable law.

SHRM is an equal opportunity employer (Minority/Female/Disabled/Veteran).

We do not sponsor applicants for work visas.

Other details

  • Job Family Human Resource

  • Job Function Business Development & Support Functions

  • Pay Type Salary

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  • 1800 Duke St, Alexandria, VA 22314, USA