Head of Total Rewards - VP

| Chicago

What We'll Bring

At TransUnion, we have a welcoming and energetic environment that encourages collaboration and innovation. We are consistently exploring new technologies and tools to be agile. This environment gives our people the opportunity to hone current skills and build new capabilities, while discovering their genius.

Come be a part of our team – you’ll work with great people, pioneering products and cutting-edge technology.

What You'll Bring

The VP, Head of Total Rewards develops, executes and implements the company’s global compensation and benefits strategy and programs, ensuring that programs are competitive and aligned with TransUnion’s overall goals. This position reports to the Chief People Officer of Human Resources and regularly consults with key business leaders and the Board of Directors for executive compensation.

This role includes the oversight of employee total rewards and benefits programs including, but not limited to: performance based compensation programs, job evaluation, merit and other salary increases, short and long term incentive plans, equity plans, and recognition programs. This individual will ensure we are market competitive, fair, and in compliance with legislative requirements.

12+ years of progressive and specialized experience in a technology, data provider, or financial services company. Ideally, this experience will include a meaningful role in a public organization.

Bachelor’s degree required; an MBA or other advanced degree preferred.

Track record of progressive responsibility managing the compensation function in an international, complex and matrixed organization.

Experience working directly with a Compensation Committee of a global, publicly traded company.

Experience with complex executive compensation negotiations and package development and administration.

Excellent knowledge of current trends and practices relating to broad based and executive compensation.

Experience in Executive Compensation, including responsibility for preparing materials for the Compensation Committee of a Board of Directors and preparing materials for the CD&A section of the proxy.

Ability to build rapport with internal customers and effectively work with CFO, Compensation Committee, Legal, and Finance.

Exposure to, and management of, stock/equity administration outside of north America is a plus.

Assertive and effective communicator, able to build meaningful rapport with key stakeholders and asks the right questions to further dialogue. Able to work well in a matrix environment. An excellent collaborator. 

Lead through influence and personal relationship building.

Demonstrated strategic, management, analytical, and organizational skills.

Excellent analytical, statistical and financial modeling skills, high level of expertise in using Excel.

Impact You'll Make

Leads Compensation function including: executive compensation, annual compensation review process, merit, job evaluations, bonus plans, equity incentives, sales commissions, annual benchmarking and employee recognition programs.

Monitor external best practices and governance standards and propose policy or plan design changes as appropriate; ensure compliance with applicable federal and state legislative requirements governing executive compensation.

Work closely with senior leadership, Compensation Committee and Employee Benefits Committees to define and establish overall compensation and benefits philosophies.

Prepare and analyze materials for Compensation Committee meetings.

Prepares Compensation Design and Analysis for the annual proxy statement.

Directs the design and administration of all compensation and benefits programs and policies including job evaluation, salary administration, short-term incentive programs, balance retirement plan, 401(k) plans, and health and welfare programs. Oversees company’s wellness program.

Provides support to the financial and legal areas regarding compensation related matters such as SEC filings for executive compensation and the financials to ensure the proper accounting.

Provide consultative expertise, advice and guidance regarding compensation to executives, managers, and human resources.

In partnership with the HR Business Partners, monitor and analyze trends and issues related to compensation programs within the Company.

Provide guidance and assistance with expatriate and international compensation design and compliance.

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Location

555 W Adams St, Chicago, IL 60661

What are TransUnion Perks + Benefits

TransUnion Benefits Overview

At TransUnion, our associates are our greatest asset. However, we understand that work is only one part of our associates’ lives. We recognize the importance of providing a healthy balance between work and home because that’s really where being a force for good starts.

Culture
Volunteer in local community
We provide U.S.-based associates with a Volunteer Time Off day each year which can be used to donate time outside the office to a cause that matters to them. We also offer a matching gift program.
Partners with Nonprofits
TransUnion partners with non-profits such as Child Rescue Coalition and Credit Abuse Resistance Education (CARE).
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Intracompany committees
TransUnion has a Community and Associate Services Team (CAST), which is responsible for planning events, such as our annual holiday party, take your child to work day, company BBQ, and more!
Daily stand up
Open door policy
Team owned deliverables
Team based strategic planning
Group brainstorming sessions
Open office floor plan
Diversity
Dedicated Diversity/Inclusion Staff
Diversity manifesto
Someone's primary function is managing the company’s diversity and inclusion initiatives
Diversity Employee Resource Groups
Hiring Practices that Promote Diversity
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Pet Insurance
Wellness Programs
Onsite Gym
Team workouts
We offer virtual yoga and meditation, fitness classes and sponsored races.
Mental Health Benefits
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
401(K) Matching
Employee Stock Purchase Plan
15% discount on TU stock twice a year
Performance Bonus
Match charitable contributions
We offer a matching gift program for associates who choose to make financial contributions to their selected causes. TransUnion will match up to $2,000/ yr for each associate.
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Child Care Benefits
[email protected] provides backup childcare and eldercare for TU associates.
Generous Parental Leave
Flexible Work Schedule
Remote Work Program
Family Medical Leave
Adoption Assistance
Return-to-work program post parental leave
Company sponsored family events
Annual holiday party, company BBQ and take your child to work day
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Unlimited Vacation Policy
Paid Volunteer Time
We provide U.S.-based associates with a Volunteer Time Off day each year which can be used to donate time outside the office to a cause that matters to them.
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Company Outings
Game Room
Happy Hours
Recreational Clubs
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Tuition Reimbursement
Diversity Program
Lunch and learns
Cross functional training encouraged
Promote from within
Mentorship program
We offer associates globally 1:1 career coaching with our career advisor. Additionally, we have various mentorship opportunities across areas of the business as well as across levels.
Continuing Education stipend
Time allotted for learning
Online course subscriptions available
Customized development tracks
Paid industry certifications

Additional Perks + Benefits

Start your day at TU by grabbing an Intelligentsia coffee or a tasty, hot breakfast from our onsite café. Head up to your workspace where you'll get down to business amidst the inspiring backdrop of beautiful downtown Chicago. Brainstorm onsite with team members in a variety of colorful huddle rooms or collaborate cross-functionally with our offices around the world via video conference, Skype or our intranet. Check things off your to-do list as you continually make progress on key business initiatives. Need a quick break? Challenge your colleagues to a game of ping-pong, pool, foosball, pop-a-shot or Mario Kart in one of our three onsite game rooms. Ready to hit the gym? We have one right downstairs complete with a personal trainer and a selection of free instructor-led fitness classes. Keep your energy up. Take a conference call at one of our walking or bicycle desks. Then attend the quarterly town hall to hear from the TU leadership team on progress in the current quarter and plans for the next. After a day of innovation, wind down in one of our massage chairs or join your colleagues at North Avenue for a game of league volleyball, sponsored by TU!

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