Global Reward and Mobility Specialist

Last updated 1 hours ago
Location:San Francisco, California
Job Type:Full Time

The Role
This is a newly created role to drive the Reward and Mobility capability within a rapidly expanding company. We require a true subject matter expert with executive compensation practices and techniques across fixed pay, variable pay, benefits and global mobility. Coupled with the ability to design and implement reward frameworks and systems, which support the development of high performance cultures and policies.

With offices within the EU, APAC & NAM regions, this Reward & Mobility Specialist position is a pivotal role for the global P & C team. Reporting to the Chief People Officer, your role will be to manage key compensation, benefit and mobility processes flawlessly. You will bring clarity to processes and communicate key changes to individual packages and identify key decision points.

To be considered for this role, you must have experience of reward and mobility practices across a number of markets and cultures in addition to experience developing job families via the job evaluation process and determining a globally competitive job levelling structure. Ideally, you have had significant exposure to international workers, payroll and tax over multiple countries and continents.

Additionally, you will understand the complexities of international mobility and whether shadow payrolls are required and what are the cost implications of this.

Excellent IT skills including experience of MS Excel with good numerical reasoning / data management skills A detailed understanding of the nuances of legislation, policy and practice across multiple countries and continents.

About Megaport
Megaport has transformed the way IT gets connected. We're global leaders in Network as a Service (NaaS), changing the way businesses reach the cloud. We're also a leading partner to Amazon, Microsoft, Google, IBM, Oracle, NYSE, and many other leading technology companies. Megaport is a publicly traded company on the Australian Stock Exchange with a market cap exceeding $1.5 Billion. We’re a lean, high-achieving team made up of over 215 members globally. While the company is headquartered in Brisbane, Australia, employees are spread out across North America, Europe, and Asia-Pacific. Staff enjoy an environment that is collaborative, supportive, and fun.

Our Team Culture
Join a team of globally-positioned industry experts that lead by example. We do not compromise our values for commercial gain; we are all custodians of our culture, and the customer is at the centre of everything we do. Our employees are motivated, adaptable, persistent, hard-working, and dynamic. Our culture permeates everything we do and this, in turn with a global vision, forms a commitment to each other, our customers, and shareholders alike.

What you’ll be doing

  • Develop and drive a transparent approach towards fair and competitive compensation practices.
  • Manage and develop key compensation processes to include personal bonus Incentive (PBI) payments, executive salary reviews, salary benchmarking reviews and company stock plans.
  • Support line managers to enable them to have meaningful reward conversations with their teams and build relationships with key employees and stakeholders and help develop job families
  • Partner with the finance team to ensure all proposals are approved at the appropriate level
  • Support the Talent Specialists on any global mobility moves and lead the mobility process by partnering with the P &C team
  • The role will contribute to the design of new remuneration strategies and practices for all employees, including for senior executives and ensure the remuneration structure remains market-competitive including effective provision of benchmarking data for all aspects of general and executive reward.
  • Provide advice on and review compensation proposals for all roles and manage through the Executive approval process.
  • Manage flexible benefit programmes and benefits such as Private health insurance, medical, dental and vision, HAS, FSA, 401K, life insurance etc.
  • Manage global mobility arrangements in line with existing policy and practices Management of global pension plan arrangements and coordinating legislative activities such as UK auto-enrolment.
  • Source and administer various employee global benefit programs, in conjunction with Finance you will manage the share option and share grant programmes
  • Conduct global annual salary benchmarking exercise
  • Manage the annual salary review and performance based incentive (PBI) payment process and provide support and education to ensure the alignment of performance with remuneration outcomes including the participation in calibration sessions.
  • Implement and manage remuneration systems and processes to support "best fit" remuneration and performance management service delivery
  • Maintain market awareness of remuneration and benefits and pay for performance trends and the impact on Megaport taking into consideration our governance arrangements.
  • Implement global job evaluation and career ladder structures
  • Contribute to a supportive team environment through coaching and mentoring members of the People & Culture team and other key stakeholders
  • What we are looking for

  • Excellent organisational, project management, written and oral communication skills Strong customer relationship skills and ability to build strong relationships
  • Knowledge of organisational design and job evaluation frameworks and benchmarking, e.g. Radford, Towers Watson, Mercer etc.
  • Experience with development of job families, role evaluations and job levelling
  • Strong commercial, numerical, analytical and problem-solving skills with the ability to interpret and manage commercial information and data
  • Strong communication, influencing and stakeholder engagement skills at all levels
  • An advanced ability in Excel, HR Analytics and Reward Business Partnering knowledge is a plus. Exposure to using HR Information Systems
  • Experience with major providers of market data firms, e.g. Towers Watson etc. and some exposure to executive compensation Management of end to end annual and cyclical compensation processes (annual merit review and bonus plan administration)
  • Team player, who works for the success of the wider team
  • Natural discretion and comfort working with highly confidential and sensitive information. Ability and desire to work operationally, as well as strategically with financial and business acumen
  • Ability to multitask and be well organised with a strong attention to detail, a high level of accuracy and ability to set and meet deadlines, work under pressure and prioritise accordingly
  • Ability to work independently with support but minimum supervision with strong collaboration skills to succeed in a fast-paced environment, adapting to rapid change
  • Minimum of 5-7 years related work experience
  • Experience working in a global organisation
  • Knowledge of benefits across multiple countries and an interest in building on that knowledge;
  • Experience in developing and implementing global job evaluation and career ladder structure
  • Proven strong analytical, critical thinking and problem-solving skills, and ability to synthesize information and data from a variety of sources
  • Experience working with an HRIS system, including advanced data analysis abilities
  • Experience delivering both compliance-based and consultative compensation solutions to internal clients
  • What we offer

  • Creative, fun, and contemporary workspaces
  • Motivated team of industry experts and new talent
  • Flexible working environments with remote capability
  • Cutting-edge software to drive efficient communication and collaboration
  • Training and development opportunities
  • Celebrated success with ‘Legend’ and ‘Kudos’ Awards
  • Health and wellness program and full social calendar
  • Opportunity to make a difference
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