Director, Total Rewards / HR Business Partner

Revolution Medicines is a clinical-stage precision oncology company focused on developing novel targeted therapies to inhibit elusive frontier targets within notorious growth and survival pathways, with particular emphasis on RAS and mTOR signaling pathways. As a new member of the Revolution Medicines team, you will join other outstanding colleagues who are helping lead our efforts in the discovery and development of new medicines for unmet needs in cancer.


Reporting to the SVP HR, you will make an immediate impact advancing our total rewards philosophy and strategy, supporting our current and future Revolutionary team. As an ideal candidate, you will partner with functional leaders to ensure programs are rewarding, competitive and aligned with company goals. You will also:

  • Use your subject matter expertise to propose, design and implement industry best practices and lead effective, competitive and fair total rewards programs including:

  • Partner with SVP HR and external comp consultants to design, evolve and align programs, moving from private to public company, for executive and team compensation strategies as best-in-class; lead projects for key compensation initiatives such as compensation structure design and implementation, market benchmarking, career path/ladder formation, and short- and long-term incentive programs, as well as prepare materials for quarterly Compensation Committee meetings.

  • Oversee equity strategy and modeling to ensure our programs are competitive and attract and retain Revolutionary talent and equity grant processes such as analyzing our equity share spend on a quarterly basis are well managed.

  • Conduct in-depth competitive research, analysis, and modeling for compensation programs including annual increase budgets, trends and impacts, equity utilization, ongoing pay equity analysis, and financial impact of incentive design scenarios, using compensation tools and systems.

  • Partner with functional leaders to address rewards, retention needs, and development of total rewards communications and trainings; provide advice on total rewards strategy (e.g. promotions/transfers, job offers, relocations) including policy and guideline interpretation, as well as annual and midyear compensation of base salary and merit analysis benchmarking (position analysis, levelling evaluations, and pricing) and updating ranges and structures.

  • Analyze benefit plan coverage and recommend innovative benefit strategies, policies and programs designed to attract and retain team members.

  • Provide broad knowledge and support of HR function as a HRBP including:

  • Be a trusted advisor to the team by providing unbiased coaching and counsel to improve individual and team capabilities and enhance manager effectiveness to meet our needs.

  • Lead organizational effectiveness strategies for the business including organization planning, talent assessment, and team building.

  • Offer strategic business partnership, thought partnership, and coaching to members of the organization.

  • Manage and facilitate successful delivery of the overall Performance Development System.

  • Fostering an overall capability to foster a cohesive, collaborative, and fun workplace.

Required Skills
  • BSc. degree with a minimum 10 years of hands-on total rewards, compensation and benefits experience with demonstrated progression in responsibility in a fast-paced, growth environment. 

  • Deep knowledge of executive and non-executive compensation programs including equity planning and practices, base salary, variable pay and performance management, job evaluation, data analysis, research and predictive and project modeling.

  • Strong analytical skills with an emphasis on key insights, trends, issue identification and recommendations.

  • Strong problem-solving aptitude, creative, flexible and consultative; strong sense of business needs and making decisions based on data and emerging priorities; high integrity and accountability.

  • Ability to listen and use critical thinking to assess the needs and communicate accurate information concerning process, plans and procedures in a collaborative, team-based manner.

  • Detail-oriented, proven ability to track, prioritize and drive to success multiple concurrent projects by analyzing data and driving sound decision-making.

  • Thrives in and enjoys a collaborative team setting and is driven by a desire to be innovative in a high energy, small company environment.