Director, Total Rewards

| Greater NYC Area
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About Orchard

Orchard is radically simplifying the way people buy and sell their homes. For the average American, the home purchase and sale process takes months, creates anxiety, and is filled with uncertainty and hassle. Orchard has reimagined the end-to-end experience of buying and selling, from innovative home search tools to find the perfect home to the ability to buy a new home before selling your current one. Orchard customers manage the entire experience through a personalized online dashboard, while also getting the support of best-in-class Orchard real estate agents. 

Headquartered in New York City and with offices throughout Texas, Colorado, Georgia, North Carolina, and Virginia, Orchard has over 500 employees and growing. We've recently raised $100 million in Series D funding at a valuation over $1 billion and have financing from top-tier investors including Revolution, Firstmark, Accomplice, Navitas and Juxtapose. Our investors have also backed the likes of Pinterest, AirBnb, Shopify and Sweetgreen. Orchard is proud to be recognized as part of Glassdoor’s Best Places to Work.

About the Role

Orchard is looking for a Senior Manager [Director] of Total Rewards to lead our total rewards function, implement competitive and equitable compensation structures, maintain and improve our company stock program, and craft our company benefit plans. This is an exciting opportunity for someone with a desire to own and develop a function that has a deep impact across the company to attract, retain, and build top-tier talent.

This is a full-time role that will report into the Chief People Officer and be based out of our growing New York or Austin office.

What You’ll Do Here

  • Own the compensation function by building and maintaining our job architecture framework, job banding, and pathing consistent with market practices.
  • Assist in the implementation of programs and systems from the ground up (401k, HRIS, etc) including the launch of our compensation systems and processes within Workday.
  • Work collaboratively across the People Operations and Finance teams to run our stock program.
  • Develop, maintain, and administer variable pay programs, including our Sales commission plans to recognize performance and achieve the right balance of fixed and variable compensation.
  • Continuously evaluate the efficiency of our rewards programs to verify they are aligned with our business and talent strategies and assess market trends to make recommendations for changes, as appropriate.
  • Ensure all salary ranges are reviewed and refreshed as necessary. New roles are market priced to slot into appropriate ranges; apply geographic differentials to recognize the cost of labor variation by location.
  • Play a key role in executing our biannual compensation cycles, including base, bonus and equity.
  • Liaise with external benefits partner to design and administer employee benefit programs
  • Develop compensation reports and tools to inform compensation program decisions.
  • Provide subject-matter expertise on topics related to compensation.
  • Conduct ad-hoc analysis to support total rewards projects.

We’d Love to Hear From You if You Have:

  • 7+ years of progressive experience in compensation for a multi-state employer.
  • You like digging into the numbers and enjoy capturing and interpreting data to advise your decisions.
  • You are meticulously organized, with a fine attention to detail, and a skillful communications approach at all levels.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills with high initiative, flexibility, and team approach to work
  • Excellent attention to detail and well-developed organization and time management skills
  • Strong analytical skills with an ability to communicate complex information in an easily digestible format
  • You have demonstrable experience with benefits administration and related HRIS and/or ERP systems, as well as stock-related software.
  • You are highly skilled in Excel/Google Sheets and PowerPoint/Google Slides.
  • Working knowledge of HCM software (Workday a plus!) and data reporting and manipulation
  • The ideal candidate is a subject matter expert in compensation principles, practices, and analysis

Why Orchard

We're proud to be recognized by Glassdoor, Inc. Magazine, Fast Company and Forbes on their lists of best places to work. We also have a 4.8 Glassdoor rating! Orchard is building the first one-stop-shop in real estate and we’re bringing together the most innovative professionals across real estate, business, marketing, technology and design. We also have some pretty great perks:

  • Equity participation
  • Flexible PTO
  • Up to 18 weeks of paid family leave
  • Employee discount on Orchard’s services

We're continuing to work from home until it's safe for all employees to return to the office. Our offices are open for our team members who would like to come in on a voluntary basis and for team members who work in essential in-office roles. As part of our commitment to health and safety, all employees currently working in our office spaces are required to show proof of vaccination. We anticipate making an official return to the office on a hybrid basis in January of 2022 and are excited to see one another in person. Until then, your interviews will all happen virtually.  If there is anything we can do to make your process easier, don't hesitate to let us know!

Orchard is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We provide employment opportunities without regard to age, race, color, ancestry, national origin, religion, disability, sex, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, veteran status, or any other protected status in accordance with applicable law.

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Location

31 West 27th St, New York, NY 10001
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An Insider's view of Orchard

What kinds of technical challenges do you and your team face?

Each home is unique and comes with its own challenges and surprises. Even though our team has been through hundreds of transactions, we're always learning, growing, and improving our process with each home we acquire. On the engineering side, that means never being satisfied and constantly pushing ourselves to iterate quickly and deliver quality.

Toni

Engineering

What is your vision for the company?

We're looking to make buying and selling a home as easy as trading in a car. We believe that through technology, human-centered design, and exceptional operations we can remove the friction from the biggest financial transaction of our customers' lives. As a team, we get to make real progress towards achieving this vision every day.

Phil

Growth & CX

How do your team's ideas influence the company's direction?

At Orchard, our mission is to provide the most stress-free, fair and simple way to buy a home. The Investments team that I lead contributes to this mission by providing a fair market value estimation for our customers’ homes. Our approach integrates human judgement alongside an internal valuation algorithm to price every home.

Ray

Investments Manager

What are Orchard Perks + Benefits

Culture
Partners with Nonprofits
Eat lunch together
Intracompany committees
Daily sync
Open door policy
Team owned deliverables
Team based strategic planning
Group brainstorming sessions
Open office floor plan
Diversity
Unconscious bias training
Diversity Employee Resource Groups
Hiring Practices that Promote Diversity
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
Company Equity
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Family Medical Leave
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Unlimited Vacation Policy
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Perks & Discounts
Beer on Tap
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Company Outings
Stocked Kitchen
Some Meals Provided
Happy Hours
Professional Development Benefits
Diversity Program
Lunch and learns
Promote from within
Time allotted for learning
Paid industry certifications
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