Senior Director, Compensation

Posted Apr 19

The Senior Director, Compensation serves as a key leader of Fastly’s Total Rewards team and is responsible for compensation globally at Fastly. You will lead broad-based compensation, including salary, short- and long-term incentives, and recognition programs. You will ensure that the compensation programs at Fastly support the needs of our employees around the world and improve our ability to attract and retain top talent by proactively identifying and driving initiatives to improve our compensation programs.

In this role, you will work closely with senior business leaders and members of the People Leadership Team to contribute to the strategic direction of Fastly’s compensation programs and deliver high impact in this competitive market. You will have the opportunity to manage through complex problems and implement solutions and inclusive practices that align with our business objectives and talent strategy. Reporting to Fasty’s VP, Total Rewards, you will inspire and lead a high-performing, global team of compensation partners that blend an analytical approach to compensation with strong business partnerships.

What You'll Do

  • Drive strategic planning, design, implementation, and communication of compensation programs globally
  • Provide thought leadership for compensation at Fastly by staying abreast of industry best practices and benchmarks, and applying your deep expertise to make data-driven decisions to maintain Fastly’s competitive position
  • Partner with business leaders, HR business partners (HRBPs) and other cross functional partners to enable business outcomes while influencing decisions aligned with Fastly’s compensation philosophy
  • Create and present executive new hire offers and support annual executive pay review
  • Coach, mentor, motivate and lead team of compensation partners supporting Fastly’s business leaders, HRBPs and Recruiters
  • Advise on compensation-related activities such as strategic new hire compensation, promotions, domestic and international transfers, and retention plans for top performers and at-risk employees
  • Prepare and deliver materials needed for presentation to Fastly’s executive management team and the Compensation Committee of the Board of Directors as well as shareholder engagement
  • Partner with Talent Management, and other cross functional partners to drive compensation planning during annual and mid-year compensation reviews; provide direct compensation partner support for People Team
  • Enhance communication and effectiveness of our compensation programs
  • Participate in job architecture design and evaluation initiatives
  • Lead compensation-related work associated with M&A activity
  • Lead, participate and partner on overall global total reward programs and other compensation projects and initiatives
  • Monitor legal and regulatory environment impacting compensation and ensure compliance with changing landscape, including global pay equity developments

What We're Looking For

  • Inspirational Executive Leader with an entrepreneurial mindset, innovative thinking, and world-class execution capabilities
  • Accomplished compensation leader with strengths in thought partnership, collaboration, and influencing, to establish/maintain excellent working relationships with senior HRBPs and other members of the People Team, business leaders, and multiple cross functional stakeholders
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills with the ability to influence at the highest levels
  • Hands-on leader who is authentic and able to inspire others to be their best through leadership and coaching
  • Agile partner who is able to effectively consult, negotiate, resolve conflict and inspire change with a variety of stakeholders at all levels
  • Adept at working at the BOD level supporting the Chief People Officer with the BOD and Compensation Committee
  • Creative thinker who can provide strategic thought leadership and prioritization, think analytically, and solve complex issues and challenges
  • Strong communicator, including ability to effectively communicate verbally and in writing to various audiences
  • Strategic problem solver with a can-do attitude
  • A deep understanding of the current market including staying ahead of industry-standard methodologies and future trends of compensation across the globe and with our competitors
  • Ability to analyze data, understand trends and develop recommendations for action based on the analysis
  • High level of personal integrity and comfortable operating with ambiguity - capable of balancing good governance with high quality client service
  • Expertise leading projects with ability to shift between high-level design, consulting, and analytical/operational work
  • Experience with Human Resources Information Systems such as Workday, Workday Advanced Comp
  • Experience in the Technology industry with a mix of start-up and large publicly traded companies

In accordance with applicable law, Fastly’s minimum base pay for this role if hired in Colorado is 184,000 per year. Additionally, this role is eligible to participate in Fastly's equity plan. Final offer amount will be at the company’s sole discretion and determined by multiple factors, including years and depth of experience and expertise, location and other business considerations. Note that this role is available to candidates outside of Colorado and different minimum compensation may apply.

Fastly is proud to deliver a strong total rewards program to our employees. This role is eligible to participate in the following benefits:

  • Health benefits (medical, dental, and vision)
    • Medical: Cigna or Kaiser available
  • Retirement benefits and employer match
  • Life Insurance (Basic and Voluntary Life)
  • Short & Long Term Disability with a buy-up LTD option
  • Voluntary Accident & Critical Illness benefits
  • Flex Spending Accounts & Mass Transit benefits
  • Open Vacation Policy
  • Sick Time
  • Generous leave benefits (medical, maternity, paternity, and personal)
  • Paid wellness days
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Learning & reimbursement program stipend
  • Mobile and internet allowance
  • Wellness stipend
  • Pet insurance

Fastly reserves the right to amend or modify for any reasons in accordance with applicable law.

Misc Info For This Position:

Remote Mix: 100% Remote

Position Level: Director

Job Type: Full-Time

Regional Restrictions: USA Only

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