Head of Total Rewards

Posted on 2/14/2023



501-1,000 employees

Secure healthcare data integration and analytics

Financial Services
Data & Analytics

Compensation Overview

$250,000 - $350,000

Senior, Expert

Remote in USA

  • You are analytical, proactive, and have exceptional program management and influence skills. You know what it takes to succeed in a high-growth, high-demand, cutting edge company
  • In this key leadership role, you will be an innovator and an out-of-the-box thinker who can reimagine our global rewards strategy and build our HR operational capabilities to scale with our business growth
  • You are familiar with the details of equity at a scaled private company, ranging from RSUs, stock options, equity management software tools, tracking stock utilization and practices around refresh grants
  • You love to stay up to date on current market including staying ahead of industry best practices and future trends of both comp and benefits
  • You make data-driven decisions and influence through data insights and analytics
  • You're decisive and lead with synthesized recommendations, yet are willing to revisit when presented with new data
  • You have an entrepreneurial spirit. You're a self-starter and thought leader. You have a desire to make high impact changes and challenge the status quo
  • You're a creative problem-solver. You think in terms of “how can we” rather than “why we can't” and are known for bringing solutions and asking provocative questions
  • You love to collaborate. You are excited to regularly connect with leadership and other stakeholders. Cross-functional is your middle name
  • You're an excellent communicator and have a strong executive presence and influence skills. You can explain complex ideas to senior business leaders through verbal and written communication
  • You have strong attention to detail, organization, and the highest standards for accuracy and precision. Ability to exercise good judgment
  • You are knowledgeable about and interested in learning more about key regulations and agencies, including FLSA, ACA, ADA, COBRA, ERISA, FMLA, & HIPAA
  • You have experience building and leading teams. You thrive coaching teammates in reaching their full potential
  • Experience developing a long-term platform for compensation and benefit administration in a high-growth company
  • Track record of providing creative, proactive and contemporary designs and programs responsive to the company's evolving strategies
  • Track record of becoming a trusted consultant for C-Suite / VP-level executives on all issues of compensation
  • Experience and comfort in a fast-paced, hyper-growth environment seeking highly competitive talent
  • Knowledge of legal requirements impacting compensation and benefit administration
  • Technical knowledge of compensation design, including incentive, commission, and executive compensation program designs and associated tax implications and requirements
  • Proven ability to thrive in a fast-moving environment, with high ambiguity and competing priorities with the ability to prioritize for impact
  • Experience working with a Board Compensation Committee
  • Embody and champion distinctive, competitive compensation principles and processes across the company that enable us to elevate talent density and deliver world class customer satisfaction
  • Implement competitive compensation bands that are calibrated annually to maintain competitiveness with the external market
  • Oversee the design and administration of our corporate bonus and incentive programs, including our equity program and and transition it to be market-competitive and equitable while balancing multiple stakeholders' perspectives, while balancing the financial goals of the company
  • Conduct internal pay equity studies, ensure our pay guidelines are followed fairly across the board
  • Ensuring that Total Rewards, operations practices, and reporting activities align with our internal Diversity, Equity, and Inclusions philosophy and strategy
  • Refine and lead deployment of company-wide compensation review process (salary, short-term incentives and long-term incentives) including input on budgeting, and external market data, in partnership with People Business Partners and Talent Acquisition
  • Ensure all compensation & benefits programs are effectively managed and compliant with external regulations and plan governance, including the evolving landscape of pay transparency
  • Liaising with and creating materials for Compensation Committee meetings along with Datavant's Chief People Officer, General Counsel, and CFO to drive recommendations for executive compensation, equity programs, and other analyses as requested by the Committee
  • Prepare and present materials to the Compensation Committee/Board of Directors
  • Drive operational excellence and continued process improvement through the effective design and establishment of compensation and benefits technology and systems
  • Cultivate a high performance team, by inspiring and mentoring your team while fostering a culture of empowerment, accountability, and inclusion
  • Supporting merger and acquisition activities, including due diligence, evaluation, and integration of Total Rewards and Operations programs
Desired Qualifications
  • You have deep experience in total rewards, leading compensation and benefits, preferably with some time spent in a fast paced high-growth start-up or tech based organization. Public company experience is a plus
  • You have experience with modern HRIS tools, including Oracle HCM. Experience transitioning to a new HRIS is a plus

Datavant is a leading healthcare data logistics company dedicated to improving patient outcomes by seamlessly integrating diverse health data sources. They excel in providing advanced technologies that securely connect disparate patient-level data while maintaining stringent privacy standards. This company promotes a culture of innovation and excellence making it an ideal workplace for those passionate about making a tangible impact in healthcare through cutting-edge data management solutions.

Company Stage

Series B

Total Funding



San Francisco, California



Growth & Insights

6 month growth


1 year growth


2 year growth



Competitive Salaries & Rewards

Generous Parental & Family Leave

Ability to work anywhere in the US and Canada

Meaningful equity

Competitive Benefits – Full Family Coverage

WFH Stipend & Monthly Credit

Commitment to Learning & Development

Unlimited PTO