Global Head of Rewards

Job description

In this role, the Global Head of Rewards will lead the Strategy & Operations for the Rewards

function at Lenskart. This role is a critical part of the people function leadership team and

reports to the Chief People Officer of the company. The role has a wide remit which includes

owning the holistic rewards strategy of the company across pay, benefits, executive

compensation & long term rewards for the Corporate, Retail & FOS workforce. The key

stakeholders for this role would be the Co-founders, CFO, the Lenskart leadership team, the

Talent Acquisition team and will also closely partner with the HR Leadership team.

Build a Rewards framework that is, transparent, culture driven, inclusive, scalable

globally and sustainable

● Lead the global Total Rewards team in designing, reviewing and implementing the

full spectrum of compensation, benefits and wellness framework, policies and

programs that support business and people objectives

● Create a rewards approach which balances short term pay & incentives with long term

value creation for employees

● Have an inclusive approach towards benefits which takes into account the diversity of

the workforce across multiple dimensions

● Define a Lenskart approach which is not only dependent on market practice but

clearly identifies the value proposition that is unique to the company and driven by

the company culture

● Understand benefits compliance applicable to government regulations and advise on
compliance testing and audit procedures
● Have a robust understanding of Long Term Incentive (Equity and Cash Linked) plans
to help align leadership actions towards long term company goals
● Build and review Manpower Annual Operating plan for non-linear roles across
Departments linked to industry productivity norms
● Create a culture of development through interventions linked to continuous
performance reviews, feedback and growth oriented frameworks
● Have a data driven approach towards decision making and drive a comprehensive and
sustainable rewards plan with strong analytics
● Strong business partnership to help identify the issues impacting the ability to attract
& retain the right talent and create the right solutions to address these challenges
● Understand different talent markets and ensure there is an appropriate framework to
address market nuances where needed
● Inspiring leadership for the function and investing in the organisational health of the
● Strong communication to help drive the vision with the team and manage internal &
external partnerships
● Focus on capability building within the function and ensuring high talent density
● Build deep partnership with cross functional partners across Finance, Technology and
HR to drive an aligned agenda
● Use data and technology to create an agile organization and drive better decisions

Job requirements

You are someone who is

● Highly entrepreneurial and committed to raising the talent bar at Lenskart and hiring

exceptional talent that can build a $5Bn organization of the future

● Expert hands-on knowledge and experience in a senior compensation and benefits

role at a global level, with the ability to develop, implement and drive major total

rewards initiatives

● Has demonstrated excellence in strategic thought leadership, stakeholder

management, change management and effective collaboration across the


● Excellent interpersonal relationship and partnership skills. Previous experience

working directly with senior management with the ability to influence change is

highly desired

● Demonstrated ability in prioritising and making tough choices amongst multiple

and/or conflicting priorities

● Strong leadership management skills in leading and motivating teams, setting

priorities and delivering organisation commitments

● Strong project management skills with track record leading complex regional/global

projects from end to end

● Confident taking a data-driven approach and present to senior management

● Values agility for the “here & now” but also builds with a future focussed mindset. A

problem solving & curious mindset

● Ability to work in a fast-paced, high-growth environment with a strong focus on

delivering impact as well as outcomes for internal stakeholders

● Loves to build the culture and hires strongly for it
● Has an openness towards innovative & radical thinking, willing to challenge and
change traditional processes to cater to the evolving talent market
● Had experience of working a diverse set of markets and has some regional/global