The Company  
Cover Genius is a Series D insurtech that protects the global customers of the world’s largest digital companies including Booking Holdings, owner of Priceline, Kayak and Booking.com, Intuit, Uber, HopperRyanair, Turkish Airlines, Descartes ShipRush, Zip and SeatGeek. We’re also available at AmazonFlipkarteBay, Wayfair and SE Asia’s largest company, Shopee. Our partners integrate with XCover, our award-winning insurance distribution platform, to embed protection for millions of customers worldwide each year.
Our team and products have been recognized with dozens of awards including by the Financial Times which ranked Cover Genius as the #1 fastest-growing company in APAC in 2020. Our diverse team across 20+ countries and many language groups commit itself to diverse cultural programs, in particular “CG Gives” which makes social entrepreneurs out of us all and funds development initiatives in global communities.
Our People are
Bold, Authentic, Purposeful and Inspired
Our People are not
Perfect, Traditional, Complacent or Cautious
About the Role
As a Director, Total Rewards on our People Team, you will own evolution of global compensation and benefits programs, ensuring alignment with strategic goals, compliance with regulations, and fostering an inclusive employee experience
To drive success in this role, you will have exceptional interpersonal skills, strategic thinking, and leadership. As the  Director, Total Rewards you will Oversee the development and execution of CG’s Global Total Rewards Framework, encompassing compensation, equity, and benefits programs; manage CG’s Global Option Plans from offer to vesting/exercise; conduct benchmarking and analysis of market trends; support Global Mobility programs, ensuring compliance with relocation, immigration, and tax regulations.  Regular collaboration with People, Finance, and Legal divisions will be key in elevating Cover Genius’ employee experience and global competitiveness by strategically managing Total Rewards, ensuring compliance, and fostering a culture of excellence and inclusion.

Main duties & Responsibilities:

  • Lead the development and implementation of Cover Genius’ comprehensive Global Total Rewards Framework, overseeing compensation, equity, and benefits programs, and conducting annual remuneration reviews to ensure alignment with strategic objectives.
  • Manage the entire lifecycle of CG’s Global Option Plans, from initial offer stages to vesting and exercise, ensuring seamless execution and compliance with relevant regulations.
  • Conduct thorough benchmarking and analysis of market data and trends, utilizing insights to continuously evaluate and enhance the competitiveness of Cover Genius’ compensation and benefits packages.
  • Provide strategic support for CG’s Global Mobility programs, covering aspects such as relocation, immigration, and tax compliance, to facilitate the smooth transition of international talent.
  • Collaborate with HR Business Partners to deliver expert guidance and support to Geniuses and managers, addressing inquiries on Total Rewards and Global Mobility policies, interpreting compliance requirements, and resolving related issues.
  • Forge strong partnerships with People Team colleagues to ensure alignment of Total Rewards and Global Mobility programs with the overarching HR strategy and company values.
  • Ensure strict adherence to all local and international laws and regulations governing Total Rewards and Global Mobility, collaborating with Senior Partners to maintain compliance across regions.
  • Contribute to special projects and initiatives as needed, including but not limited to the drafting of Board decks, EEOC reporting, gender pay gap survey submissions, and the design of internal policies.
  • Foster close collaboration with cross-functional teams, including Finance and Legal/Company Secretary divisions, to integrate Total Rewards and Global Mobility initiatives seamlessly into the broader organizational framework.

Attributes & experience

  • Demonstrated expertise with over 8 years of professional experience in Total Rewards and Global Mobility, showcasing a track record of successfully implementing and managing comprehensive programs.
  • Proven experience in diverse areas such as Total Rewards, Equity Plans, Global Mobility, People Operations, Employment Taxes, or Law, with a preference for candidates who bring a multidisciplinary background in these areas (preferred but not required).
  • Thorough knowledge of local and international laws and regulations related to Equity and Global Mobility, providing a solid foundation for navigating the complexities of compliance in various regions.
  • Highly organized and detail-oriented, with a keen eye for accuracy and precision in managing intricate components of Total Rewards and Global Mobility programs.
  • Exceptional ability to prioritize effectively and manage deadlines, ensuring the timely execution of critical tasks and projects within the dynamic landscape of Total Rewards.
  • Enthusiastic about autonomy and thriving in collaborative team environments, displaying a passion for taking ownership of initiatives while also valuing and contributing to the collective success of the team
  • Bachelor’s degree in a relevant field, A postgraduate degree and/or record of academic achievement is also desirable

Personal attributes

  • Exceptional interpersonal and communication skills, fostering effective collaboration and the ability to convey complex Total Rewards and Global Mobility concepts to diverse audiences.
  • Proven problem-solving abilities and strategic thinking, enabling the identification and resolution of challenges related to compensation, benefits, and international mobility.
  • Demonstrated leadership skills, with a track record of guiding cross-functional teams and influencing key stakeholders in the successful implementation of Total Rewards programs.
  • Flexibility and adaptability to navigate a dynamic and fast-paced environment, ensuring agility in responding to evolving market trends and regulatory changes impacting Total Rewards and Global Mobility.
  • A commitment to staying abreast of industry best practices and emerging trends, driving continuous improvement and innovation in Total Rewards strategies.
  • A passion for cultivating an inclusive and diverse work culture, aligning with Cover Genius’ values and contributing to the success of cultural programs
Why Cover Genius?  
Cover Genius not only cares about being the best in our industry, we care about our team. We’re a business that understands life can be fluid and so we flex to ensure we provide the environment to suit that. What does that mean?
• Flexible PTO. Taking time out is important for our teams to enjoy life and stay fresh.
• Employee Stock Options – we want our people to share in our success, we reward them with ownership for their contribution in creating a world-class company.
• Work with like-minded people who are passionate about both the work we’re doing and giving back. Our CG Gives programs enables us to all become philanthropists through our peer recognition and rewards system.
• Social Initiatives – pictures speak a thousand words!
Salary Range
The base salary range for this role is between $174,000 and $210,000. The total compensation package also includes equity, and the opportunity for additional earnings through our annual bonus or variable commission plans.
We believe in transparency, and this salary range bracket is designed to provide a clear understanding of the potential earnings associated with this role. Your skills and contributions are highly valued, and we look forward to welcoming you to our team.
Sound interesting? If you think you have the best composition of the above, send us your resume and let’s chat!
* Cover Genius promotes diversity and inclusivity. We don’t tolerate discrimination, demeaning treatment of anyone, or harassment due to race, national origin, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, protected veteran status, disability, age, or any other legally protected status.
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