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Total Rewards Lead

People Operations at Humane in San Francisco, CA

Who We Are

Humane is a team of proven industry experts who have invented, built, and shipped category-defining hardware and software products to billions of people across the globe. We're known for building the audacious, ambitious, and the impossible, and we're doing it again. Our vision for the next shift between humans and computing requires innovation across multiple emerging technologies in hardware and software, from devices to cloud services.

About The Role

Humane is rapidly growing and looking for a Total Rewards Lead to join our People Operations team. Total Rewards Lead is a new role designed to help attract, motivate, and retain phenomenal Humane talent. We’re looking to bring on an innovative Total Rewards Lead to help build the rewards practice from the ground up to ensure Humane’s approach towards total rewards is equitable, competitive and responsive to the market. In this role, you will work closely with the Head of People Operations to establish the vision for total rewards in close partnership with our leadership team, recruiting team, and finance.

This role will be based in San Francisco.

What You Might Do

  • Program Design: Partner closely with Head of People Operations to build and drive the design and execution of Humane’s Compensation Philosophy. Ensure compensation and benefit programs comply with current legislation, designed to help Humane achieve its goals, while ensuring internal equity and external competitiveness. Design a motivating compensation structure and levels which supports internal movement and career progression.
  • Partner with Leadership: Provide leadership guidance when building the company's compensation programs including annual salary planning, merit increase processes, benefits renewal, and other incentive programs to ensure alignment with the company's goals.
  • Partner with Recruitment: As an expert on the local markets, partner with our Talent team to ensure fair competitive compensation, including internal equity across all employees.
  • Pulse of Market: Aware of key trends in the market. Conduct frequent external market analysis and benchmarking to ensure Humane’s total rewards strategy remains competitive.
  • Employee Education & Compliance: Facilitate internal training, communication, and education on current and changing compensation and benefit programs. 
  • Analyze data & prepare reports for HR, Finance, Managers, and others as needed.
  • Automate and scale reward and benefit processes.
  • Assist with Open Enrollment each year.

Essential Qualifications 

  • Bachelor's degree preferred in human resources, business and/or related fields. CCP or SHRM certification a plus
  • 6+ years of progressive experience with building total rewards programs 
  • Action-oriented and thrives on getting things done
  • You’re analytical, but with the ability to show others the bigger picture
  • Ability to maintain a high degree of confidentiality and professionalism.
  • Strong project management and organizational skills, with passion for details.
  • Alignment with Humane Values of truth, trust + joy
  • A strong builder of relationships - you’re able to easily connect with and advise HR peers, Recruiters, and leaders within the business.

Preferred Skills

  • Experience working in technology, fast growth or start-up environment
  • HR knowledge and familiarity with local labor and compensation legal requirements
  • Passion for building and continuously improving cross-functional programs and processes

Why Humane?

  • Develop cutting edge technologies in a creative and innovative environment
  • Imagine new opportunities in areas that matter and will impact the world you live in
  • Be a part of a high performing team of the world’s best innovators and executors
  • Flexible work arrangements to support you in working in the way that you work best
  • Our values: trust truth +joy

Humane currently has a Mandatory Vaccination Policy in place for all individuals who enter any Humane space, subject to the exemptions as required by law. Please do not disclose vaccination status unless requested by our Health & Wellness Coordinator. Thank you. 

At Humane, diversity is important to us.

Humane is an equal opportunity employer and makes employment decisions on the basis of merit and business needs. We do not make hiring or employment decisions on the basis of race, color, religion (including, but not necessarily limited to, religious creed, dress, and grooming practices), citizenship, marital status, age, national origin, place of birth, height, weight, ancestry, mental or physical disability, genetic information, medical condition, U.S. (state and federal) military and veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, sex, gender, pregnancy (including childbirth or related medical condition), or any other characteristics protected under applicable federal, state, or local laws (“protected characteristics” or “protected categories”). Pursuant to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance and other similar state laws and ordinances, we will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records. At Humane, building a healthy and safe workplace is core to our mission. We prohibit harassment of any kind.

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