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Lead, Total Rewards & Benefits [Urgent need job]

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085309 Requisition #

Lead Total Rewards and Benefits


Location – Elko or Henderson, Nevada




The Total Rewards Lead provides oversight of the HR Services Total Rewards Delivery Team including non-executive compensation, job evaluation and benchmarking, and benefits programs in North America. The Lead collaborates with the Total Rewards & Global Mobility COE to ensure that the execution and delivery of all compensation and benefit programs are carried out, and collaborates with Business HR for compensation budget reviews, and annual compensation cycles. This role is also responsible for the operational performance of their team and manages escalated issues / inquiries.




Delivery and Compliance

  • Work with Business and HR leaders to ensure that Total Rewards processes address business needs (e.g., job evaluation process is reflective of business needs and captures market trends, targeted initiatives to improve wellness are relevant to Barrick’s employee population) and that end-to-end processes are delivered in line with service level agreements (SLA)

  • Ensure the consistent execution of North American programs, policies and procedures related to Compensation and Benefits such as evaluating jobs, conducting salary benchmarking, setting up compensation cycles, promoting and implementing wellness programs etc.

  • Accountable for managing and delivering all Total Rewards processes in North America with continuous feedback and support from the Total Rewards & Global Mobility COE

  • Act as an escalation point for high-level risks and issues from direct reports, and provide subject matter expertise, advice and guidance for cases / inquiries that require deep compensation and benefits expertise


Performance and Continuous Improvement

  •  Lead continuous improvement initiatives such as increasing timely compensation delivery SLAs to ensure services are effectively delivered


People Leadership

•           Provide coaching and guidance to Total Rewards team




  • Bachelor of Science or Arts in business, human resources management, finance or equivalent required

  • CCP or CEB certification or equivalent preferred

  • 7-10 years human resources experience required

  • Specialization in human resource services preferred

  • Mining industry preferred


  • Understanding of HR policies and programs

  • Strong knowledge of compensation programs, compensation program compliance and reporting requirements

  • Negotiation and vendor relationship management acumen

  • Industry awareness on total rewards trends and best practices

  • Ability to work with confidential and sensitive material

  • Excellent project management skills, including planning and organizational skills

  • Proven people leadership skills and teamwork capabilities

  • Attentive to details and deadlines; ability to manage multiple initiatives


About Barrick


Barrick is the gold industry leader with a vision of wealth generation through responsible mining; wealth for our owners, our people, and the countries and communities with which we partner.  Our objective is to maintain and grow industry-leading margins, driven by innovation and our digital transformation; managing our portfolio and allocating capital with discipline and rigor; and leveraging our distinctive partnership culture as a competitive advantage. We aim to cultivate a high-performance culture defined by the following principles: a deep commitment to partnership, consistent execution, operational excellence, disciplined capital allocation, and continual self-improvement. We are obsessed with talent, and seek out fresh perspectives and challenging ourselves to think differently as we transform Barrick into a leading 21st century company.


Barrick Nevada is an integrated gold mining operation that combines the Cortez and Goldstrike properties in Nevada, employing a total of 3,000 employees and 800 contractors. The operation utilizes both open pit and underground mining methods with Autoclave and Roaster processing facilities at Goldstrike and Milling/Heap Leaching facilities at Cortez.


Barrick is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer.



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