Head of Total Rewards at Blend
San Francisco, CA, US

Blend makes the process of getting a loan simpler, faster, and safer. With its industry-leading digital lending platform, Blend helps financial institutions like Wells Fargo and U.S. Bank increase productivity and deliver exceptional customer experiences. The company processes nearly $2 billion in loans daily, helping millions of consumers get into homes and gain access to the capital they need to lead better lives.

 

We are seeking a strong leader for our compensation & benefits practice, reporting to the Head of People Operations. This person will also be a key strategic partner to the CEO, Finance, Legal and Compliance and others as the company scales. We are seeking someone who can scale up and down as the task requires -- up to leading strategic direction and processes, and down to handling basic compensation questions from recruiters, business partners, and managers.

 

Responsibilities:

Lead strategic planning and execution of Blend’s Total Rewards program

Make iterative improvements on the company’s career framework and other compensation practices to keep on trend with market and in line with Blend’s culture

Shape the methodology and practices for benchmarking, market survey analysis, and analytics development

Partner with HR business partners, recruiters and clients to creatively tackle compensation problems

Lead quarterly compensation review cycles

Work closely with benefit brokers for annual benefit renewal, keep up to date with market data and benefit trends, and maintain compliance with benefit practices

Identify benefit program enhancements that elevate Blend’s belief that benefits are a manifestation of our principles and culture: an inclusive, employee-led culture where everyone can do their best work

Drive planning for the People Operations technology roadmap

Oversee all people data reporting practices to deliver key insights and analytics across the business

Handle and guide the professional development of the Total Reward and HR Operations team

Requirements:

Experience with Pre-IPO companies in client-facing consultation, executive compensation, salary and equity structure design, and implementation of company-wide STI and LTI programs

Experience not only leading compensation at a pre-IPO company, but also taking that company public or through some other liquidity event

Experience evaluating secondary markets or other liquidity strategies and implementing them

People management experience

Ability to clearly and simply communicate strategy, programs, and practices with all levels of management and employees

Ability to scale total rewards programs in high-growth environments

Track record of creatively solving complex total rewards problems

Blend is an equal opportunity employer that values diversity, inclusion and belonging. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, disability status, or any other characteristic protected by law. We will consider for employment all qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records in a manner consistent with applicable law, including the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance.