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Director, Total Rewards, Global Mobility



Multiple locations
Posted on Tuesday, June 11, 2024

Our Purpose

We work to connect and power an inclusive, digital economy that benefits everyone, everywhere by making transactions safe, simple, smart and accessible. Using secure data and networks, partnerships and passion, our innovations and solutions help individuals, financial institutions, governments and businesses realize their greatest potential. Our decency quotient, or DQ, drives our culture and everything we do inside and outside of our company. We cultivate a culture of inclusion for all employees that respects their individual strengths, views, and experiences. We believe that our differences enable us to be a better team – one that makes better decisions, drives innovation and delivers better business results.

Title and Summary

Director, Total Rewards, Global Mobility

Job Title:

Director, Total Rewards, Global Mobility


The Total Rewards Team delivers world class programs that position our company as an employer of choice. Our global team designs and delivers consumer focused compensation, benefits, and mobility programs for our employees, and leads all human resources M&A activities.

This position plays a pivotal role in our organization by overseeing the global mobility of our employees and is responsible for delivering policies and programs that facilitate the international movement of employees while ensuring compliance with local regulations and providing a seamless and positive experience for our mobile workforce.


Global Mobility Strategy:
• Implement and maintain global mobility programs aligned with the organization’s talent management and business goals.
• Continuously evaluate and enhance global mobility procedures and policies, ensuring they reflect industry best practices and support employee and business needs.

Consultation and Advisory:
• Act as subject matter expert on global mobility matters, providing consultation and guidance on international assignments, relocation, immigration, and routine tax matters.
• Develop strategies and timely solutions for complex cases and queries raised by employees and cross-functional partners.
• Act as an advisor and escalation point for Mastercard’s Global Business Service Center as they administer global mobility programs.

Global Assignment Management:
• Manage international assignments in connection with the organization’s talent strategy.
• Provide guidance and support to executives and their families and oversee all aspects of the assignment lifecycle.

Compliance and Risk Mitigation:
• Stay updated on international immigration laws and regulations, ensuring all relocations and company employment sponsorships are compliant.
• Identify and mitigate potential risks associated with international assignments and relocations, such as security concerns, tax, or legal issues.

Vendor Management:
• Partner with external relocation, immigration, tax and payroll vendors to provide seamless service delivery of mobility programs.
• Ensure vendors deliver quality services and value for the organization.

Data Management & Reporting:
• In partnership with the Global Business Service Center, maintain accurate mobility data, tracking key metrics and performance indicators.
• Prepare and present regular reports to cross-functional partners and senior management on the status and effectiveness of the global mobility program.
• Monitor and give visibility to global mobility costs, including assignment compensation, tax implications, relocation, and immigration expenses.

All About You:

• Bachelor’s degree in human resources, business, or a related field. Master's degree or relevant certifications (e.g., GMS, CRP, SCRP) is a plus.
• Proven experience in global mobility program management, ideally in a corporate multi-national environment
• Strong understanding of international employment laws, immigration, and tax regulations
• Experience in supplier relationship management
• Excellent project management and organizational skills
• Outstanding communication and interpersonal abilities
• Analytical skills to assess program effectiveness and make data-driven decisions
• Ability to work in a fast-paced and ever-changing global environment
• Cross-cultural sensitivity and adaptability

Pay Range: $125,000- $200,000 USD

Mastercard is an inclusive equal opportunity employer that considers applicants without regard to gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, ethnicity, disabled or veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. In the US or Canada, if you require accommodations or assistance to complete the online application process or during the recruitment process, please contact and identify the type of accommodation or assistance you are requesting. Do not include any medical or health information in this email. The Reasonable Accommodations team will respond to your email promptly.

Corporate Security Responsibility

All activities involving access to Mastercard assets, information, and networks comes with an inherent risk to the organization and, therefore, it is expected that every person working for, or on behalf of, Mastercard is responsible for information security and must:

  • Abide by Mastercard’s security policies and practices;

  • Ensure the confidentiality and integrity of the information being accessed;

  • Report any suspected information security violation or breach, and

  • Complete all periodic mandatory security trainings in accordance with Mastercard’s guidelines.

In line with Mastercard’s total compensation philosophy and assuming that the job will be performed in the US, the successful candidate will be offered a competitive base salary based on location, experience and other qualifications for the role and may be eligible for an annual bonus or commissions depending on the role. Mastercard benefits for full time (and certain part time) employees generally include: insurance (including medical, prescription drug, dental, vision, disability, life insurance), flexible spending account and health savings account, paid leaves (including 16 weeks new parent leave, up to 20 paid days bereavement leave), 10 annual paid sick days, 10 or more annual paid vacation days based on level, 5 personal days, 10 annual paid U.S. observed holidays, 401k with a best-in-class company match, deferred compensation for eligible roles, fitness reimbursement or on-site fitness facilities, eligibility for tuition reimbursement, gender-inclusive benefits and many more.

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