Total Rewards Manager

  • location: Sarasota, FL
  • type: Permanent
  • salary: $90,000 - $100,000 per year

job description

Total Rewards Manager

job summary:
Very reputable, well established and growing manufacturing company located in the Sarasota, Florida area is looking for a Total Rewards Manager.

This role comes with a very competitive compensation plan commensurate with experience with a base salary ranging from $90k to $100k plus annual bonus and relocation assistance.

The ideal candidate will possess experience with a focus on compensation, L&D and benefit administration.

All candidates must be legally authorized to work in the U.S.  
location: Sarasota, Florida
job type: Permanent
salary: $90,000 - 100,000 per year
work hours: 8am to 5pm
education: Bachelors
The Total Rewards Manager is responsible for planning, designing, implementing and administering a

comprehensive total rewards strategy and training and development programs for the Company. This

position will research and bring in-depth understanding of external best-practices and innovative trends to

apply them to Total Rewards programs and technologies. The primary function of the position is to

manage all aspects of the employee experience through programs. This includes health and benefit

plans, retirement plans, life insurance, time off, wellness programs, performance management,

succession planning, and any other employee offerings. The selected individual will also be responsible

for evaluating and making recommendations on compensation strategies to attract and retain talent.

? Plan, design, implement and administer a comprehensive rewards strategy, and programs.

? Strategically assess the effectiveness of current programs in achieving organizational objectives;

identifies best practices and benchmarks; and develops recommendations for modifications to

align to HR strategy and business goals.

? Partner with HR and leadership on appropriate total reward packages to recruit and retain talent.

? Develop and coordinate communications strategies and activities designed to educate and inform

employees about total rewards.

? Manage performance management and rewards and recognition programs for the company.

Benefit Administration

? Effectively plan and direct the implementation and administration of all benefit plans including

annual open enrollment efforts.

? Effectively manages and collaborates with vendors and external partners (Mercer), including

managing performance of contracts to ensure maximum value of services is delivered.

? Act as project manager for total rewards for all acquisitions; includes integration of newly acquired

businesses and employees into current benefits, continuity of care and coverage is established.

? Responsible for all ACA reporting and keeps abreast of regulatory changes affecting benefit plans

and ensures company benefit plans and practices are in compliance with external regulatory


? Develop internal operating procedures and controls for the administering and managing benefits.

? Prepare annual budget for total rewards and manage expenditures related to benefit programs.

? Determine and implement metrics that assess and monitor the effectiveness of ongoing Total

Rewards programs and new initiatives.

? Manage data in accordance with the company's record retention policies and procedures and

state and federal laws and regulations.

? Maintain confidentiality of work-related issues, records and company information.

Compensation Management

? Evaluate the compensation landscape to understand and learn from best practices through

benchmarking and industry research and employment trends, track legislation and make


? Support all compensation planning processes in collaboration with HR and Operations.

? Support the development and integration of new and/or existing rewards programs, policies and

procedures to ensure that programs are market competitive, internally equitable, and cost


Learning and Development Program Design

? Design and develop L&D programs to meet individual and organizational learning needs within

specified timescales and resources; identify and incorporate appropriate L&D methodologies

and delivery channels; develop relevant content and high-quality learning resources to create

high levels of learner engagement and achievement of learning outcomes.

? Deliver complex training programs, engaging, advising, and guiding learners and evaluating

the achievement of intended learning outcomes.

? Engage with Human Resources Business Partners to clarify short-term priorities for Learning

and Development interventions; gather relevant data on performance and current levels of

competence; identify gaps in relation to required levels and obtain agreement on required


? Analyze training needs to develop new training programs or modify and improve existing


? Evaluate instructor performance and the effectiveness of training programs, providing

recommendations for improvement.

? Plan, develop, and provide training and staff development programs, using knowledge of the

effectiveness of methods such as classroom training, demonstrations, on-the-job training,

meetings, conferences, and workshops.

? Prepare training budget for department or organization.

? Confer with management and conduct surveys to identify training needs based on projected

production processes, changes, and other factors.


? Bachelor's degree in business administration, human resources or related field or equivalent

combination of training and experience.

? Certified Employee Benefits Specialist (CEBS) certification, PHR or SHRM-CP or a plus.

? 5 to 7 years experience in Total Rewards (Compensation, Benefits, Wellness) .

? Sound knowledge of the Regulatory and Legislative imperatives and impacts related to Total

Rewards programs (FLSA, Sec 125, ERISA, 409A, HIPAA, etc.).

? Experienced with vendor-relations and multi-state employers preferred.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

? Analytical skills with the ability to work through processes, identify and implement process

improvements and resolve complex matters.

? Excellent written, verbal and interpersonal communication skills.

? Organizational/prioritization skills with an ability to multi-task to manage multiple projects

while maintain a close attention to detail.

? Proficient in Microsoft Office; advanced knowledge of MS Excel.

? Self-starter with the ability to thrive in a fast-paced environment.

? Possess proven operational, interpersonal, project management, vendor management and

leadership skills.

? Ability to maintain confidentiality.

  • Experience level: Experienced
  • Minimum 5 years of experience
  • Education: Bachelors (required)
  • Total Rewards Manager

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