Total Rewards Lead

Total Rewards Lead

Career Area: Business Services

What We're Looking For:
Barge Design Solutions, Inc. is seeking a qualified person to lead the development and implementation of a Total Rewards strategy that will further support our efforts to attract and retain the best talent. The Compensation and Benefits Lead will report to the Director of Human Resources and will be responsible for demonstrating thought leadership on the development of total rewards methodologies and approaches, leading the implementation of new projects and initiatives and directing the service delivery of compensation and benefits.

  • Lead the development, communication, and administration for competitive total rewards strategies, including various forms of direct and indirect compensation programs, as well as, other forms of recognition aligning with company philosophy
  • Oversee the review, communication, and implementation of the annual benefit programs open enrollment process
  • Partner with benefits broker to ensure successful benefits administration
  • Develop a program to communicate and audit total rewards program effectiveness with senior leaders
  • Administer and review salary market data and compensation structure
  • Oversee job titles and job families program including evaluation of new jobs, slotting in compensation structure, and communication of career paths
  • Lead all compensation tasks including merit, annual bonus, compression, and promotion changes
  • Provide expertise and recommendations to leadership to support decision making
  • Responsible for ensuring procedures are in compliance with policy, federal and states notices, forms, authorizations, etc. and provide related management support and training
  • Performs other duties as requested

Education & Experience Qualifications:
  • Bachelor's degree in Business Administration, Finance, Human Resources Administration, or other related field
  • 5-10 years+ Human Resources experience, including significant experience successfully designing and implementing various pay and benefits programs
  • Experience navigating ERISA, HIPAA, COBRA and emerging regulatory issues
  • Certified Compensation Professional (CCP) or other Human Resources Certification (SPHR, SHRM-SCP), a plus

Why join us?

Barge Design Solutions, Inc., is an engineering and architecture firm with diverse in-house multidisciplinary practice areas. The employee-owned company is more than 400-people strong and serves clients nationwide from multiple U.S. locations. Barge is ranked No. 171 on Engineering News-Record (ENR)'s 2021 Top 500 Design Firms list, is No. 177 on Architectural Record's Top 300 Architecture Firms and is a certified Great Place To Work®.

Our primary purpose for being in business is ultimately to create a better life by unleashing the potential of our people, clients and communities. This purpose is supported by our company's core values because at the end of the day, Barge CARES:

  • Collaborate - Help and expect help. Teamwork is essential in what we do.
  • Authentic - Honesty, integrity and trust are at the heart of everything we do. We are who we say we are.
  • Responsible - We are accountable for our work, our attitude, and our actions. We make Barge better.
  • Excellence - We go all in and expect more of ourselves than others expect of us.
  • Service - We are humble. We use our gifts in service of others.

We believe that if we are living out our purpose for being in business and integrating our values into everything we do, we will ultimately achieve our vision to be the firm best known for being selected when it matters most.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran status or on the basis of disability. Equal Opportunity Employer/Veterans/Disabled