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Director of Compensation

Date:  Mar 13, 2023

Any city, TX, US, 99999

Req ID:  15198

Great companies need great teams to propel their operations. Join the group that solves business challenges and enhances the way we work and grow. Working at Gainwell carries its rewards. You’ll have an incredible opportunity to grow your career in a company that values your contributions and puts a premium on work flexibility, learning, and career development. 



Gainwell is the leading provider of technology solutions that are vital to the administration and operations of health and human services programs. Gainwell is a new company with over 50 years of proven experience, a reputation for service excellence and unparalleled industry expertise. Gainwell, with more than 10,000 employees, will support clients across 42 U.S. states and territories with offerings including Medicaid Management Information Systems (MMIS), fiscal agent services, program integrity, care management, immunization registry and eligibility services.

Your role in our mission

  • Directs the base compensation program, including market competitive analysis, job descriptions and evaluations, pay increase strategies, manager and employee communications, and performance systems and ensures that they are designed to support business strategy, are cost effective while retaining, maintaining and attracting talent.
  • Oversees the design, communication and evaluation of executive compensation programs that reflect the executive compensation philosophy and direct the attainment of business goals and strategies.
  • Provides staff direction with an understanding and following of established company policies and procedures.
  • Directs the development, review and administration of incentive, bonus and commission plans to drive employee performance in line with revenue and business objectives.
  • Ensures the strategy for the management, development and administration of short and long-term incentive plans motivate and retain key personnel and drive corporate objectives.
  • Ensures legal compliance, cost effectiveness and effective communications. Works with Legal Department to confirm plans are in compliance. Ensures compliance with federal and state labor regulations and communicates any changes in law requiring modification to compensation.
  • Oversees business activities to ensure a high standard of professional excellence is maintained among staff members. 
  • Interfaces with lines of business to communicate and/or identify compensation programs or needs to support the business ensuring alignment with corporate strategy.
  • Directs business function including approval of overall project plan, budgets, and work breakdown structure. 
  • Establishes and implements short- and long-term strategies to deliver services to customers within reasonable schedules and budgets. 
  • Establishes and communicates goals and objectives, defines methodologies, tasks, and activities, and clearly describes roles and responsibilities for performing to personnel.
  • Communicates broadly to help ensure overall coordination for cross-functional teams.
  • Leads the financial modeling used in annual budgeting, forecasting and long-range planning.
  • Directs pro-active research and analysis and proposes financial/business models to positively impact trends and business performance.
  • Creates and distributes the plan of action when modifying compensation.

What we're looking for

  • Fifteen or more years of related experience.
  • Ten or more years in a supervisory or management capacity included.
  • Experience working with past and present company business environment.
  • Experience working with concepts, practices, and procedures in areas of HR.
  • Experience working with management implications of various forms of financial data.

What you should expect in this role

This role is 100% remote.


The pay range for this position is $174,600.00 - $180,000.00 per year, however, the base pay offered may vary depending on geographic region, internal equity, job-related knowledge, skills, and experience among other factors. Put your passion to work at Gainwell. You’ll have the opportunity to grow your career in a company that values work flexibility, learning, and career development. All salaried, full-time candidates are eligible for our generous, flexible vacation policy, a 401(k) employer match, comprehensive health benefits, and educational assistance. We also have a variety of leadership and technical development academies to help build your skills and capabilities.


We believe nothing is impossible when you bring together people who care deeply about making healthcare work better for everyone. Build your career with Gainwell, an industry leader. You’ll be joining a company where collaboration, innovation, and inclusion fuel our growth. Learn more about Gainwell at our company website and visit our Careers site for all available job role openings.


Gainwell Technologies is committed to a diverse, equitable, and inclusive workplace. We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer, where all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical condition), sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, status as a protected veteran, status as an individual with a disability, or other applicable legally protected characteristics. We celebrate diversity and are dedicated to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.

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