OpenText (NASDAQ: OTEX), (TSX: OTEX), a global leader in Enterprise Information Management (EIM) with FY 2018 revenues of $2.815 billion and more than 12,000 employees, is set to welcome a new member to its Mergers & Acquisitions group. In this newly created position, the Director, Global Compensation & Benefits, M&A will be instrumental in the successful execution of all Total Rewards aspects of Global M&A projects, from due diligence to post close integration.
Reporting to the Senior Director Corporate Development & Strategic Initiatives, the Director will serve a critical role at OpenText, which has become Canada’s largest software company through a combination of organic growth and strategic acquisitions. He/she will harmonize and communicate Total Rewards as well as quantify areas of risk, dependency and opportunity. Importantly, the Director must possess strong relationship building skills with the ability to work effectively in a highly matrix organization as this role requires collaboration with Human Resources functional area partners (HRIM, HRSS, HR Business Partners, OE and Learning) as well as other functions (Corporate Communications, Legal, Finance, IT, etc.) on all relevant aspects of M&A work.
The winning candidate must bring 10+ years of progressive compensation and benefits experience, preferably in the technology industry. Strong experience in US and Canada benefits and compliance requirements is critical as is compensation plan design, including market data analysis and sales plan designs. Global benefits experience, executive compensation and M&A experience is a plus.
OpenText has been recognized as one of Canada’s top 100 employers. The newcomer could be based at the company’s headquarters in Waterloo or at the Richmond Hill office, both located in the Toronto area.