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Director, Total Rewards

Mesa, Arizona



Who we are...

Verra Mobility is a global leader in smart mobility. We develop technology-enabled solutions that help the world move safely and easily. We are fostering the development of safe cities, working with police departments and municipalities to install over 4,000 red-light, speed, and school bus stop arm safety cameras across North America. We are also creating smart roadways, serving the world's largest commercial fleets and rental car companies to manage tolling transactions and violations for over 8.5 million vehicles. And we are a leading provider of connected systems, processing nearly 165 million transactions each year across 50+ individual tolling authorities. 




Verra Mobility Corporation is a rapidly-growing, entrepreneurial company that operates with a people-first philosophy and approach. The company lives by its core values—Do What’s Right, Lead with Grace, Win Together, and Own It—in everything it does for its customers and team members. The company seeks to grow aggressively, both organically and through acquisition, to continue to be the undisputed market leader with these five core competencies: bias for action, customer focus, teamwork, drive for results, and commitment to excellence.

Position Overview 

The Director Total Rewards will be responsible for leading company’s compensation, benefits, and health and welfare programs. This role supports and works closely with the senior leadership team to ensure that our compensation and benefit programs align with company objectives and strategies. You’ll work to create policies and procedures that help achieve competitive compensation and benefits strategies globally, while shaping and leading reward strategies designed to attract, retain, engage, and motivate our employees. This role will be a key member of the HR leadership team and will contribute to projects and results across the HR function. 

This position reports to the Vice President of Total Rewards and will manage a small team. 

Essential Responsibilities  

  • Direct the Total Rewards team by offering guidance and leadership, mentoring team members, managing performance, fostering professional development, facilitating projects, and identifying solutions. 
  • Provides strategic direction and goals for the Total Rewards team based on business priorities, strategic planning, and compliance. 
  • Provides expertise and analysis for employee and executive compensation, ensuring compliance with regulations, conducting market analysis, identifying opportunities and developing recommendations for the business. 
  • Oversee administration of company benefit plans, including ongoing communication to employees, open enrollment, plan documentation, audits, annual filings, billing reports and reconciliation. 
  • Lead initiatives related to benefits design and administration, including the continual evaluation of the effectiveness of benefit programs, practices, and procedures in relation to the strategic objectives and recommend new benefits. 
  • Lead the design and administration of compensation programs including executive compensation, base pay, variable pay, merit, compensation planning, and market analysis with a focus on continuous improvement. 
  • Inspire change management, process improvement, communications and engagement initiatives to ensure our colleagues and leaders understand our compensation, benefits, and recognition programs. 
  • Oversee participation in annual salary and budget surveys, prepare and review action plans based on survey results and market movement. 
  • Stay informed about industry trends and regulatory changes and support in the creation and implementation of policies and procedures to ensure compensation and benefits offerings remain competitive and compliant with federal and state laws. 
  • Other duties as assigned. 


  • Minimum of 10+ years of experience in Human Resources, Compensation, Benefits, Finance, or related field required.  
  • Bachelor’s degree required with preference of Human Resources, Business Management or related field; or equivalent work experience and background. 
  • Advanced knowledge of compensation, benefits, and design. 
  • Comprehensive experience in human resources with experience building best-in-class global programs in complex, international environments requiring strong alignment with multiple internal partners. 
  • Working knowledge of government regulations that apply to compensation, benefits and familiarity with compliance requirements 
  • Demonstrated strength in providing leadership to a talented and professional team of individuals, including skills and career growth. 
  • Certified Compensation Professional, Certified Global Remuneration Professional or CEBS designation preferred. 
  • Experience with MarketPay preferred. 
  • Experience with HRIS, e*trade, and Empower a plus. 

Verra Mobility Values

An ideal candidate for this role naturally works in alignment with the Verra Mobility Core Values:

  • Own It. We focus on high performance and drive toward breakthrough outcomes. Our employees ensure accountability, optimize and align work, focus on the customer, and cultivate innovation.
  • Do What’s Right. We champion integrity and good character. Our team members model ethical behavior, demonstrate good judgment and are courageous.
  • Lead with Grace. We express humility and compassion, and we are authentic and candid. Our employees demonstrate self-awareness, care for others, instill trust, and communicate effectively.
  • Win Together. We believe in growing and inspiring people together. We seek people who collaborate, value differences, think and act globally, foster an engaging work environment, and recognize and develop others.

With your explicit consent which you provided as part of the application process, we will retain candidate personal data solely for the business purpose for which it was collected. In no event will we retain such data more than two (2) years following the closure of the recruitment process relating to the role for which you applied or in the event other related job opportunities arise within the company. Verra Mobility Applicant Privacy Notice

Verra Mobility is an Equal Opportunity Employer, qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status. 


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