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Senior Director, Total Rewards

Hoffman Estates, IL, US, 60169


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With more than $2 billion in revenues, CDK Global is a leading global provider of integrated information technology and digital marketing solutions to the automotive retail and adjacent industries. Focused on enabling end-to-end automotive commerce, CDK provides solutions to dealers in more than 100 countries around the world, serving approximately 28,000 retail locations and most automotive manufacturers.   CDK Global solutions automate and integrate critical processes from pre-sale targeted advertising to the sale, financing, insurance, parts supply, repair and maintenance of vehicles, with an increasing focus on utilizing data analytics and predictive intelligence.   


We’re large enough to make a difference but small enough for your voice to be heard. This means that we are an organization where every person matters. You can make an impact on the success of our business and that of our customers regardless of what career you decide to pursue.


From data scientists to sales and client service experts, we’re hiring to support your growth and ours - Green light your career.  


The Senior Director, Total Rewards is responsible for leading the design, implementation and ongoing evaluation of the effectiveness of CDK’s global rewards programs including base salary, incentive compensation, benefits, and global mobility. Partners with senior leadership to ensure that rewards program design, communication and administration supports CDK’s short-term and long-term business objectives. Manages, coach and develops a team of rewards professionals to meet the business strategy needs.


Position Responsibilities & Essential functions

  • Evaluates the effectiveness of rewards programs through benchmarking, quantitative, and qualitative methods
  • Understand CDK’s workforce segments and develop reward strategies that attract and retain talent into those segments
  • Works with senior leadership to develop compensation and benefit strategies to support the short-term and long-term needs of the business.
  • Design and implement broad-based, equity and executive compensation programs
  • Accountable for materials provided to the Compensation Committee of the Board of Directors
  • Design and deliver a methodology for annual compensation decision processes that appropriately reinforce a performance-driven culture
  • Partner with business partners, talent management, talent acquisition and other HR areas to ensure that rewards programs are aligned across HR
  • Direct, mentor and coach the rewards staff


Qualifications & Requirements

  • Bachelor's Degree
  • 10+ years of compensation/benefit leadership experience, at least 6 of which are in a people leadership perspective
  • Ability to present clearly and concisely
  • Strategic orientation
  • Knowledge and of compensation administration and design
  • Executive compensation experience
  • Experience administering focal review or year-end process
  • Global benefits exposure is a plus
  • Analytical skills and detail orientation
  • Experience designing and executing large scale program changes


CDK Global knows you have passions outside of work.  You have family, friends, sporting events, and lots of things going on.   That’s why we offer a comprehensive benefits package to not only take care of you but your family as well.   All of our benefits are effective the first day of employment including 401K matching, paid time off to re-energize, donate your time to volunteer in your community, and tuition reimbursement to name a few.

At CDK, we pride ourselves on having a diverse workforce. We value and celebrate the uniqueness of individuals and the different perspectives they provide. We offer equal opportunity employment regardless of race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability status, age, marital status, or protected veteran status.  

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