Director of Total Rewards & People Operations

Remote (United States)

Reporting to our Chief People Officer, you will play a critical role, focusing on delivering operational excellence on a day-to-day basis and building a scalable, sustainable and efficient set of People programs and services. You will lead a broad scope of Total Rewards and People Operations activities. This includes compensation, benefits, internal payroll, policy management, compliance, all things people operations, people analytics and HRIS. You will be part of the People leadership team at Velocity Global, partnering with our Director People Business Partnering, Director Talent Acquisition and Director People Development. 

This is a great opportunity for someone independently proficient with compensation, is experienced with benefits and has the desire to integrate it with the full scope of people operations. This role will lead a globally distributed team of professionals across the world (US, Colombia, UK, Ireland, Romania, Malaysia, Philippines, Costa Rica). 

*Note this is an Americas time zone based, remote work position 


  • Own the development, implementation, and evolution of core programs in the employee lifecycle for seamless employee experience across benefits, onboarding and off boarding, including compliance practices and broader People policies
  • Direct our compensation programs and practices, including annual planning, market reviews, job architecture and our review processes
  • Provide operational and technology support and analyses for compensation, benefits, performance management, engagement, and recruiting
  • Evaluate and effectively manage relationships with benefit providers and HR technology vendors
  • Manage and optimize our overall People function spend
  • Lead our internal payroll team (already part of People Operations) 
  • Accountable for global People system data integrity, reporting and analytics
  • Recommend and implement innovative processes across the People organization, serving as project manager for all initiatives involving People Policies, People data, systems and implementation of platforms
  • Review and adapt the service delivery structure to meet business needs (ie – some programs delivered centrally and some through People Business Partners, Talent Acquisition and People Development)
  • Manage employment practices, policies and record keeping including implementing adequate processes and audits, in compliance with recent employment law updates (ie - national/local laws, new hire notification requirements, labor laws, unemployment claims, records retention policies, etc)
  • Be the center of our cross-functional relationships with Finance, IT, Legal and other stakeholders to drive the effective delivery of People programs and services


  • Relevant experience in Business, Human Resources Management, Finance, or related field
  • Design and operational management experience in compensation, benefits, and HR systems
  • You can lead the implementation, communication and management of compensation and benefits programs
  • Financial acumen and experience using data-driven approaches to identify and implement program and policy decisions
  • Outcome-focused, non-bureaucratic, and collaborative leadership style (looking for someone who is informed, not constrained by the traditional definitions of the HR function)
  • Experience working in a global / multi-country environment and distributed workforce
  • Curiosity around new HR Operations and HR Technology trends and how those practices unlock growth and business success
  • High-energy style and a hands-on work ethic with a passion for managing the details within a growing business
  • Professional credibility that influences others and stimulates confidence across the organization
  • A humble, approachable style that encourages people in the organization to come for advice while balancing the best interests of the company and our employees
  • Exceptional communication, presentation, and negotiation skills to effectively represent Velocity Global internally and externally


  • Velocity: Exceeding expectations of our customers, colleagues, and ourselves by delivering swift and effective results.
  • Integrity: Doing right by our customers, colleagues, and ourselves through honest and ethical actions.
  • Be Bold: Daring to take risks, learn, and grow to benefit our customers, colleagues, and ourselves.
  • Empowerment: Owning our decisions and being accountable for the impact we have on our customers, colleagues, and ourselves.
  • Service: Supporting our customers, colleagues, and ourselves with respect and empathy.

As a work-anywhere company, Velocity Global fosters a values-driven culture. We value inclusion and belonging. We encourage applications from all qualified candidates regardless of age, ancestry, race, gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, medical condition, mental or physical disability, national origin, protected family care or medical leave status, race, religion (including beliefs and practices or the absence thereof), sexual orientation, military or veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local laws.

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Velocity Global is one of the fastest-growing companies in the world. Our Global Work Platform™ enables the world’s leading companies to identify, hire, and pay the best talent in over 185+ countries and all 50 United States. More than 1,000 brands rely on our Global Work Platform™ to build highly collaborative global teams with ease. At Velocity Global, we make working from anywhere, anytime, possible. 


We are a team of passionate, creative, empathetic, and innovative “owner-employees” committed to building the world’s #1 cloud-based, next-gen Global Work Platform™.

If you wake up compelled to innovate, collaborate and laugh, you should apply! 

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