Director of Total Rewards

Cutting Edge Recruiting Solutions (CERS) has a need for Human Resource managers/directors to fill a Director of Total Rewards position for our premier clients in the manufacturing industry. Our client is one largest manufacturer of conveyorized car wash equipment, parts, and supplies.


Location: Fort Lauderdale FL

Salary: $160,000 – $175,000


Job Overview:

The Director of Total Rewards is responsible for managing these areas through analysis, development, evaluation, and implementation of our client’s compensation and benefits plans, including salary, incentives, equity, sales, and executive compensation for operations in the USA and Canada.


Job Responsibilities:

  • Design, implement, and manage all compensation and benefits programs, policies, and procedures, including but not limited to job evaluation, job classification/reclassification, salary structures for all employees, welfare plans (health, dental, life and other voluntary plans) and retirement programs.
  • Evaluate the effectiveness of existing compensation and benefit programs, policies and guidelines and ensuring they are market competitive, cost effective, aligned with corporate goals and follow company policies, federal legislation and other government and regulatory requirements.
  • Develop and execute a comprehensive communication strategy for compensation and benefit programs and identifying opportunities to better enable the company to improve employee engagement, facilitate proactive and effective messaging and cadence as well as support the company’s growth and strategic plan.
  • Play a critical role in the due diligence process and comprehensive review of all compensation and benefit plans for new ventures, mergers, and acquisitions; including forecast budget for salary increases.
  • Formulate and execute benefits documentation, such as original and amended plan information, benefit agreements and insurance policies as needed.
  • Ensure all job descriptions are developed and maintained; including recommend reclassification of positions to maintain consistency throughout the Company.
  • Collect and interpret area, regional and national benefit information for all employee levels using a variety of methods (including, but not limited to personal contact, surveys and publications, studies) to determine the competitive position of the Company, by market.
  • Expert knowledge of current Provincial, State and Federal compensation and benefit rules and regulations through official publications and communication with appropriate agencies

Job Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s and/or master’s degree in Human Resources or related field
  • 7 – 10 years of progressively responsible experience including supervision of employees, 3 of which should be directly related to classification/compensation administration and/or benefits
  • Certified Compensation Professional (CCP) or Certified Employee Benefit Specialist (CEBS) preferred.
  • Skill in writing concise, logical, analytical reports and notes to justify compensation and benefits recommendations and decisions.
  • Demonstrated Knowledge of legislation governing benefit plans (ERISA, COBRA, HIPAA, FMLA, PPACA).
  • Skill in computing rates, ratios, and percentages in gathering and applying salary and benefits data.
  • Knowledge of applicable Federal, Provincial, and state employment laws and regulations
  • Familiarity with Canadian Pay Equity legislation
  • Financial ability to identify and implement cost-effective programs.
  • Proficient experience with HRIS or payroll software



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