Alliance HealthCare Services

  • Director, Total Rewards

    Job Locations US-CA-Irvine
    Human Resources
    Position Type
  • About Us

    At Alliance HealthCare Services, our focus is on transforming the customer and patient experience. Vital to our success are the Corporate Team Members who collaborate with clinical, operational, and sales teams in the field. We focus on delivering improved processes, innovative new services, and business solutions that differentiate and advance our comprehensive clinical services—always with our patients’ and customers’ needs in mind.

    Job Responsibilities

    Working in conjunction with the VP of Human Resources and senior leadership, the Director of Total Rewards is responsible for the development, implementation, and maintenance of all total rewards programs including compensation, benefits, and retirement, as well as ensuring that the organization’s Total Rewards strategy is aligned with the Company’s business objectives.

    The Director of Total Rewards will also lead and manage the Total Rewards team to deliver on key objectives, including but not limited to, salary structure maintenance, incentive and sales commission plan design and review, compensation market reviews, benefit program plan design and review, and managing the day-to-day administration of the benefits programs and vendors.


    Specific duties include, but are not limited to:

    • Oversee the development, implementation, and maintenance of the company's compensation programs, including total rewards, job analysis/evaluation, salary structure administration, and design of base salary and variable cash compensation programs. Work as a business partner to leadership on pay decisions, policy and guideline interpretation and job evaluation including the design of creative solutions to specific compensation-related programs. Actively partner with all levels of the organization to inform on the company strategy for these plans.
    • Manage the development and administration of the company's benefits programs, including health and wellness, insurance programs, income protection, and retirement. Ensure benefits programs are cost-effective and within established budget constraints.
    • Manage and oversee annual Total Rewards initiatives and objectives such as the execution of the renewal recommendation process and open enrollment process for benefit programs, bonus review cycles, and merit planning review cycles. Collaborate with external contacts such as third-party vendors, brokers and consultants on contracts, design work and implementation of the various benefits and compensation programs.
    • Responsible for compliance and financial reporting requirements of the health & welfare, compensation, and retirement programs; help prepare government filings, plan audits, and other tax reporting requirements.
    • Provides leadership and support to Total Rewards team through effective objective goal setting, delegation, and communication. Conduct meetings to ensure personnel are well informed of changes in programs, policies, and procedures.
    • Oversee the development, implementation, and maintenance of the company's sales incentive programs. Inclusive of annual testing and plan structure validation.
    • Partner with HRIS team to maintain the compensation and benefits platforms in Workday, as well as leverage technology and automation to improve the effectiveness of total rewards processes and enhance the employee experience while minimizing costs.


    Position Requirements

    • Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience required; Master's degree preferred.
    • Eight (8) or more years of combined, progressive experience in Compensation and/or Benefits positions, including demonstrated experience with design, model and implementation total reward programs required.
    • 3-5 years of managerial experience required.
    • Certified Compensations Professional (CCP) designation and Certified Benefits Professional (CBP) designation preferred.
    • Strong working knowledge of benefit regulations, market trends, and program design and maintain working knowledge of legislation that may affect compensation and benefits policies/practices, including ACA, ERISA, FLSA, FMLA, ADA, COBRA and other applicable Department of Labor (DOL) and/or tax laws and regulations; fulfills compliance and reporting requirements.
    • Strong project management skills. Ability to manage different aspects of a project, prioritize to deadlines and deliver high-quality results on time. Ability to handle multiple projects simultaneously in a fast-paced environment.
    • Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists.
    • Strong analytical and quantitative skills that include the ability to work with mathematical concepts such as probability and statistical inference. Ability to apply concepts such as fractions, percentages, ratios, and proportions to practical situations.
    • Advanced command of Excel and strong proficiency with PowerPoint for creation of complex presentations.
    • Proven ability to build relationships and influence results across all levels of the organization. Position will have interaction with executive team, including the CEO.
    • Strong verbal and written communication skills that include a demonstrated ability to communicate complex, technical concepts to non-technical audiences.

    A division of Alliance HealthCare Services, we are an equal opportunity employer and we believe in strength through diversity. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to, among other things, age, race, religion, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity & expression, status as a protected veteran, or disability.


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