Head of Compensation

Job Description
10x Genomics is looking for a strategic compensation leader who is analytical and can deliver innovative total rewards programs in a fast-paced environment.

About the Role

The Head of Compensation is a creative thought leader, passionate about developing strategic and broad-based compensation, equity, and recognition programs worldwide. We are committed to hiring the best of the best and helping them thrive, and this person will have the opportunity to develop programs to attract, retain and motivate top talent from a diverse landscape. Compensation is responsible development, design, operation, communication and administration of a progressive comprehensive global compensation strategy that aligns with business and drives employee success.

Reporting to the Chief People Officer, and as part of a dynamic People Leadership team, you will partner with our Director, Compensation and Total Rewards to design and implement innovative next-generation rewards and recognition programs. You will work closely with our Business Partner team to educate the organization on our Compensation philosophy and programs and establish yourself as a subject matter expert. You will grow your people-leadership skills by coaching, guiding, and project managing other team members. In this role, you will have the unique opportunity to roll up your sleeves and work hands-on while simultaneously providing strategic direction in program development to a highly innovative and evolving organization.

What you will be doing:

Contribute significantly to the evolution of compensation programs, including executive compensation, performance based compensation and equity at 10X Genomics, that will require you to work closely with all levels of the organization
Leverage your analytical skills by taking the lead on analysis scoping, model design, and synthesizing findings into recommendations
Take on opportunities to build and evolve process, approach, and program design
Manage programs and projects with a high level of innovation and autonomy while developing your people-leadership skills
Take on highly visible work and impact one of Fast Company’s Most Innovative Companies, working with the support of, and line of sight to our CEO
Partner with the Recruiting team to develop competitive offers rooted in market data and aligned with our compensation philosophy, for new hires and existing employees
Build investment in and create advocates of our compensation philosophy through meaningful engagement with our People & Culture partners and organizational leaders
Join a data-driven team that is pioneering innovative approaches to compensation
Minimum Qualifications:

You have a B.A./B.S. in a related field with 15+ years of progressive compensation experience and increasing levels of responsibility in the design and implementation of efficient, innovative solutions to address clients’ challenges. Prior experience of working at scale and internationally, strongly preferred
You have experience of designing equity programmes
You have a minimum of 5 years of experience managing people
You have broad, deep, and demonstrated compensation expertise in multiple topic areas – job matching and market pricing, equity mechanics, executive compensation, etc.
You have strong analytical skills with the ability to effectively vision and execute models, and tell compelling and easy to follow stories from data
You have a growth mindset – you think about how to work smarter, and take on the next challenge
You have excellent verbal, written and interpersonal skills to communicate and explain compensation philosophy, program design, and recommendations effectively with all levels of the organization
You thrive working in a fast-paced environment with quickly changing business needs
You’re highly self-motivated, have a stellar work ethic and you’re looking for the right company to support your growth

About 10x Genomics

At 10x Genomics, accelerating our understanding of biology is more than a mission for us. It is a commitment. This is the century of biology, and the breakthroughs we make now have the potential to change the world.

We enable scientists to advance their research, allowing them to address scientific questions they did not even know they could ask. Our tools have enabled fundamental discoveries across biology including cancer, immunology, and neuroscience.

Our teams are empowered and encouraged to follow their passions, pursue new ideas, and perform at their best in an inclusive and dynamic environment. We know that behind every scientific breakthrough, there is a deep infrastructure of talented people driving the life sciences industry and making it possible for scientists and clinicians to make new strides. We are dedicated to finding the very best person for every aspect of our work because the innovations and discoveries that we enable together will lead to better technologies, better treatments, and a better future. Find out how you can make a 10x difference.

Individuals seeking employment at 10x Genomics are considered without regards to race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex, marital status, ancestry, physical or mental disability, veteran status, gender identity, or sexual orientation, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law.

10x does not accept unsolicited applicants submitted by third-party recruiters or agencies. Any resume or application submitted to 10x without a vendor agreement in place will be considered unsolicited and property of 10x, and 10x will not pay a placement fee.

To apply for this job please visit 10xgenomics.eightfold.ai.

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