A thriving Biotech in Cambridge is seeking a Director of Total Rewards and Human Resources Operations to join their leadership team. The Director will be responsible for defining the total reward strategy spanning executive compensation, broad-based compensation, benefits, wellness, compliance, people analytics, HR operations & systems. The ideal candidate is an expert in streamlining and automating work, leveraging digital tools to improve the employee experience, and providing exceptional service delivery and process execution. Reporting into the Chief People Officer, the Director will drive and scale the HR processes as the firms continues to grow.


  • Strategically assesses the effectiveness of current programs in achieving organizational objectives and give recommendations for modifications.
  • Create, implement and administer a comprehensive total rewards strategy and programs.
  • Drive the evaluation and implementation of an HRIS and other people technologies.
  • Serve as project manager for all initiatives involving HR data, systems and implementation of platforms.
  • Develop and coordinate communications strategies and activities designed to educate and inform employees about total rewards.
  • Maintain knowledge of economic conditions, labor market, trends, developments, and best practices in compensation and benefits.
  • Develop executive reviews and insights for the compensation committee.
  • Establish and identify opportunities for improvement of People and Culture policies and processes across the full employee lifecycle.
  • Partner with and manage relationships with benefit providers and HR technology vendors.
  • Ensure plans comply with the applicable provisions of COBRA, HIPAA, and ERISA as well as federal, state, and local compensation laws and regulations.


  • Bachelor’s degree in business administration, human resources, or related field.
  • At least 10 years of experience in progressive roles focused on all aspects of cash compensation, short-term and long-term incentive programs, in addition to benefits administration and HR systems.
  • Experience working in the technology and/or Biotech industry.
  • Ability to stay ahead of industry best practices and future trends of both compensation and benefits.
  • Strong analytical skills and ability to interpret and communicate data.
  • Experienced in HR Information Systems.
  • Ability to prioritize, manage multiple projects, and collaborate effectively.
  • Must be a leader while maintaining the ability and interest to roll up your sleeves.
  • Must be extremely detail oriented with excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Thorough knowledge of all federal, state and local regulations and compliance requirements related to employee compensation and benefits.


We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and consider qualified applicants for employment regardless of race, gender, gender identity, gender expression, age, color, religion, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, or any other protected factor.

To apply for this job email your details to abourque@manningpg.com