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Vice President, Total Rewards

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We currently have an exciting opportunity for a VP, Total Rewards. The VP, Total rewards is a key member of the EDC HR leadership team responsible for designing and executing a competitive Compensation & Benefits strategy across the Entrust Datacard organization.

This position reports directly to the Chief Human Resources Officer and will play a critical role in the business to align our Compensation and Benefit processes and practices to support the execution of strategic objectives and initiatives.

The VP, Total rewards will have comprehensive knowledge and application of compensation and benefits best practices in a large-scale, highly-matrixed organization and is recognized as an expert within the work team. The incumbent will strategically lead and provide work direction to the compensation and benefits teams and serve as a consultative partner with leaders across the organization.

This position is responsible for the strategic design of all Compensation and Benefit programs, which includes creating and maintaining policies, best practices, and leading program implementations.   In addition, a primary focus of this role is to drive an enterprise total rewards strategy, which includes market-competitive executive Compensation and Benefits programs. This position is also responsible for an operational understanding and compliance with all applicable state and federal regulations, and tax laws.


Partners with the Chief People Officer and other key stakeholders to establish and drive the organization’s compensation and rewards strategy to attract and retain world-class talent. 

  • Responsible for broad based and executive compensation; short- and long-term incentives; rewards and recognition programs.

  • Oversees all total rewards and employee program communication and implementation.

  • In partnership with Chief People Officer, develops the materials for the Compensation Committee and/or Board.  Attends Compensation Committee meetings.

  • Partners with the VP, Talent to proactively identify talent and compensation solutions that further organizational strategy and execution

  • Develops compensation function and team to ensure deeper bench strength and key areas of expertise 


  • Develops a competitive enterprise-wide benefits strategy that attracts & retains world-class talent

  • Partner with Director of Global Benefits, to develop and deliver short-and long-term strategic recommendations to ensure global benefit programs are cost effective, competitive and flexible to meet the needs of a diverse workforce, while in compliance with all legal requirements. 

  • Ensures benefit programs are aligned with business and people strategies and objectives.

  • Oversees the annual strategic and financial planning for US and global benefit programs

  • Oversees the design, funding, governance, compliance, and administration of all ERISA governed programs including health and welfare, 401(k), etc.


  • Provides leadership and direction to the Total rewards team

  • Manages Benefits Director and Compensation team including performance development and coaching  
  • Actively participates in the Human Resources leadership team (HRLT) and global Human Resources team

Qualifications, Experience and Skills:


  • Bachelor's degree in business or related field

  • A minimum of 10 years of broad based and progressive experience designing and managing global compensation and benefits programs as well as HR related areas including:

  • Proven experience of working closely with Board of Directors Compensation Committee on all matters related to BOD and Executive Compensation.  Demonstrated ability to prepare and present materials in a clear and concise manner providing experiential value.

  • Demonstrated track record of design, development, communication and administration of compensation strategies and plans, including annual and long term incentives, sales compensation and other compensation vehicles.

  • Excellent leadership skills, including the ability to create and lead highly effective and successful teams; experience working in environments that drive excellence, held high standards and took a practical, but creative/innovative approach to total rewards.

  • Strong project management skills with experience managing projects, including defining scope, managing budgets, driving deliverables, meeting deadlines and managing competing priorities

  • Global scope and responsibility experience

  • Strong analytical, consultative, influence and negotiation skills.

  • Demonstrated learning agility & passion for continuous improvement

  • Strong sense of urgency, attention to detail, exceptional teaming and collaboration skills.


  • Advanced degree (Master’s in HR, MBA, or other related concentration)

  • Talent Management and HR Business Partner experience

  • Software Sales Incentive Compensation experience


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