Sr. Director of Compensation, Benefits, HRIS & HR Operations


  • Job Type: Full-Time
  • Function: HR
  • Post Date: 01/14/2021
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  • Company Address: 717 California Street 3rd Floor, Folsom, San Francisco, CA, 94108

About Pantheon

At Pantheon, we're building the world's best WebOps (Website Operations) platform - one that empowers marketing and development teams to take control of their websites, while giving them the agility to win in the dynamic world of digital marketing. Our mission is to make the web a first-class platform that delivers results.

Job Description

This is a remote position and can be based anywhere in the US.

About Pantheon

Pantheon is the only WebOps platform built from the ground up for agility. We help our customers win, where the digital experience starts and matters most - their websites. We empower teams of developers, marketers, and IT professionals to focus on delivering business results while Pantheon handles uptime, performance, scalability, and security. We are the fastest growing Drupal and WordPress platform in the world, powering over 285,000 sites and serving billions of pages every month.  Happy customers include some of the most recognized names in high tech, higher education, and NGOs, such as Patch, Apigee, UC Berkeley, Arizona State University, and the United Nations.

With 35% of the web running open-source and significant investments in a $200 billion total addressable market, we are growing aggressively into a huge market opportunity and looking to expand our sales organization. 

The Role

The leader for Pantheon’s Compensation, Benefits and People Systems will be an innovator with strategic vision and an operator’s ability to execute. You will partner with the Chief People Officer and Head of People Experience to ensure that all Total Rewards programs align with the goals of the company and support our unique culture by attracting, retaining, and rewarding employees.

The successful Candidate will have the unique opportunity to plan, design, and implement all of our compensation, benefits, rewards and people systems processes and programs in order to maintain our objectives, as well as compliance with all global and country laws and regulations. 

  • Compensation responsibilities include base and total cash compensation programs,  salary structures and developing salary budgets, stock-based compensation plans, and recognition and reward programs in partnership with the Finance team, and job evaluation and performance management processes. 
  • Benefits responsibilities include wellness, life, health, disability including negotiating coverage and costs with carriers, and in partnership with finance managing the benefits budget. 
  • People systems includes the HRIS, and any people related systems such as performance management and feedback platforms, survey tools and data analysis tools.

This role reports to the Chief People Officer.

This leader will come into the role without a playbook, but should have a history of driving innovation and finding new solutions, which lead to tangible results and compensation and equity programs that align senior management with shareholder value and drive achievement of business objectives. They will also continuously see around corners to anticipate future compensation and benefit needs and have strategies in place to meet the needs of rapidly scaling teams.

The qualified candidate will also have a proven track record of seamlessly integrating and minimizing any people systems, ensuring a great user experience and efficient outcomes using rich data.

You will have experience working in fast-paced, technology-driven environments and will have served as a critical member of a leadership team in helping a business scale rapidly. You will have demonstrated the ability to strike the right balance between speed/flexibility and process/compliance, deploying a highly analytical approach to ensure that the organization rigorously measures and analyzes the right things to drive success. 

Basic Qualifications

  • Experience in compensation and benefits, complemented by broad HR expertise 
  • An undergraduate degree is required 

Preferred Qualifications

  • A high degree of integrity, personally and professionally
  • An ability to engage on strategic business matters at both the conceptual and tactical levels
  • Superior communication skills (written, verbal, and listening).
  • Master’s degree in HR, Finance or MBA
  • Certification as a Compensation and/or Benefits Professional desirable
    • 12-15 years of experience in human resources with at least 5 years building best-in-class Benefits, Compensation and HR Systems programs 

Professional traits that are not unique to this position, but necessary for Pantheon leaders:

  • Exhibits excellent judgment
  • Has relentlessly high standards
  • Thinks strategically, but stays on top of tactical execution
  • Results oriented
  • Inspires passion in others
  • Always learning, curious and positive
  • Data driven at all times

Fast Facts

Pantheon complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity in our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

No Visa sponsorship at this time.

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