• Executive Compensation and Equity Strategy Lead

    Location US-NC-Raleigh
    Posting date 11 hours ago(11/16/2018 1:50 AM)
    Job ID
    Human Resources
  • Company description

    At Red Hat, we connect an innovative community of customers, partners, and contributors to deliver an open source stack of trusted, high-performing solutions. We offer cloud, Linux, middleware, storage, and virtualization technologies, together with award-winning global customer support, consulting, and implementation services. Red Hat is a rapidly growing company supporting more than 90% of Fortune 500 companies.

    Job summary

    The Red Hat People team is looking for a Program Manager to join us in Raleigh, NC. In this role, you will support our executive compensation, equity strategy development, and mergers and acquisitions (M&A) activities. You’ll continuously develop a differentiated senior leader compensation program that enables Red Hat to attract, grow, and retain the executive talent needed to achieve our business goals. You’ll partner with the compensation team on designing a long-term equity strategy, evolving our program to one that supports 20 000 associates. You’ll develop and carry out the necessary plans and steps to get there and outline specific time horizons for implementation. Additionally, you'll have the opportunity to support M&A by serving as a compensation expert during due diligence to ensure thoughtful and complete analysis of target companies and set leadership and direction for post-integration. As a Program Manager, you’ll need to be able to support senior leaders and internal People team in ensuring end-to-end organizational readiness for these program evolutions. You’ll need good business judgement and deep insight into the dynamics of compensation strategies, collaboration, negotiation, and persuasive communication.

    Primary job responsibilities

    • Support market analysis; understand the talent market and available data relative to Red Hat's current and desired positions for executive and equity compensation
    • Research executive compensation, including structure of compensation, reviewing public filings (e.g., proxy statements, 8-Ks, Form 4s, etc.), and consultant benchmarking analyses
    • Develop enablement framework for reporting, information, education, and strategies that support talent acquisition, people consultants, and senior leaders in structuring compensation packages for key talent; integrate career development, succession planning, and organizational design
    • Foster participant engagement; develop individualized materials to support communications and guide understanding among participants on the value of the offered program, alignment to corporate strategy, and what they can do to achieve success both for Red Hat and for themselves
    • Oversee executive and manager enablement and change management for equity; develop and deliver program information, budget planning, education, communications and enablement strategies that align executives and managers to program strategy and enable talent and financial planning
    • Partner on the development and delivery of analysis and reporting that enables data-driven decision-making for managers and program leadership
    • Ensure program integration with global compensation team, equity compensation, legal, talent acquisition, people analytics, executive onboarding, succession management, workforce planning, and leadership development programs
    • Support M&A due diligence
    • Manage the integration process post-acquisition, working across multiple teams from core functions to ensure effective and smooth integration of newly acquired companies
    • Support the development and delivery of regular executive communications that provide valuable insight into the diligence and integration process including status, issues and risks, and suggested resolutions

    Required skills

    • Bachelor’s degree
    • 8+ years of experience
    • Experience with global compensation, program management, and program design
    • Outstanding executive presentation and consulting skills
    • Experience with Integration of talent programs across the employee life cycle
    • Advanced analytical capabilities

    Red Hat is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and an affirmative action employer. We review applications for employment without regard to their race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, age, uniformed services, genetic information, physical or mental disability, medical condition, marital status, or any other basis prohibited by law.

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