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Director, Talent Acquisition & Total Rewards

CG Oncology

CG Oncology

People & HR
Posted on Friday, May 17, 2024

Are you ready to make a difference in the world and become part of our patient-centered team that is focused on Attacking Bladder Cancer for a Better Tomorrow? At CG Oncology, we believe that by having exceptionally talented individuals on our team who share our passion and enjoy working together, we can truly achieve our Vision and Mission to benefit patients around the world.

Every day we are making significant advancements across our multiple pipelines and are growing rapidly to meet the needs of our patients who cannot afford to wait to benefit from our novel immunotherapies. Please review this job posting and our Values and if they resonate with you and are what you expect from your organization and team, then we would like to hear from you.

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Role: Director, Talent Acquisition & Total Rewards

Location: Remote US-Based

Employment Type: Full Time

CG Oncology is seeking a uniquely talented Director of Talent Acquisition & Total Rewards who excels in both talent acquisition and total rewards, including compensation, benefits, and enhancing the candidate/employee experience. This role offers a dynamic opportunity for a seasoned HR professional who is also eager to develop into a Senior HR Business Partner supporting our Commercial Operations, Sales, and Marketing function. In this strategic leadership position, you will collaborate with the VP/Head of Human Resources to craft and implement comprehensive talent acquisition strategies and total rewards programs that align with our organizational goals. Your responsibilities will include overseeing recruitment processes, ensuring market-competitive compensation, and delivering top-tier benefits programs. Additionally, you will serve as a Senior HR Business Partner to the Commercial Operations, Sales, and Marketing teams, providing strategic HR support, driving performance management, and facilitating organizational development. This role is ideal for an HR leader with a blend of strategic vision, operational expertise, and high emotional intelligence looking to expand beyond their specialty domain expertise.

Essential Functions:

Talent Acquisition (50%):

• Partnering with the VP of HR, to develop and implement comprehensive talent acquisition strategies aligned with organizational goals and growth objectives.

• Partner with leadership across the organization to forecast talent needs, succession planning, and workforce planning initiatives.

• Working with the HR team, lead the design and execution of recruitment processes, including sourcing, selection, onboarding, and employer branding activities.

• Drive the recruiting process for roles across the company and within the Commercial Operations, Sales, and Marketing team, ensuring timely and efficient hiring.

• Monitor, track, and report progress on recruitment KPIs/activities, including candidate pipelines, time-to-fill metrics, and quality of hires.

• Oversee, track, and educate the workforce and leadership on DEI principles and application to ensure we maintain a diverse and robust talent pool.

Total Rewards (20%):

• Partner with the VP of HR to develop and execute compensation and total rewards strategies that support the organization's objectives.

• Oversee the design, implementation, and administration of competitive compensation and best in class benefits programs.

• Conduct benchmarking analyses to ensure market competitiveness and alignment with industry trends and best practices.

• Maintain the Job Leveling structure and effective utilization/application across the company.

• Collaborate with finance and HR leadership to manage budgeting, forecasting, and cost analysis related to total rewards/benefits programs.

Senior HR Business Partner (30%):

• Serve as a strategic HR business partner to the Commercial Operations, Sales, and Marketing team, providing comprehensive consultative support on organizational development, talent management, and employee relations.

• Partner closely with the President & COO, and other business leaders to understand their objectives, challenges, and talent needs, and provide proactive HR solutions and recommendations.

• Facilitate performance management processes, including goal setting, performance evaluations, and development planning, to drive employee engagement and performance excellence.

Leadership and Collaboration:

• Able to Foster a values-based culture of collaboration, innovation, and continuous improvement.

• Collaborate cross-functionally with other HR team members and department heads to drive HR initiatives, projects, and strategic priorities.

• Represent the HR function in leadership meetings, making presentations, and even external forums, articulating the value proposition of HR programs and initiatives.


  • Bachelor’s degree in human resources, Business Administration, or related field
  • Twelve (12) years of progressive HR experience, with a focus on talent acquisition, total rewards, and HR business partnering.
  • Prior experience in a leadership role overseeing talent acquisition and/or total rewards functions in a complex fast moving organizational environment.
  • Commercial/Sales/Marketing team build out experience
  • Strong knowledge of HR best practices, employment laws, and regulatory requirements related to talent acquisition, compensation, and benefits.
  • Demonstrated ability to develop and execute strategic HR initiatives that drive business results and enhance organizational effectiveness.
  • Prior experience within the Pharmaceutical/Biotech industry is a must.

The U.S. target annual salary range for this remote, full-time, position is currently set at $195,000 - $215,000. The actual base salary offered for this role will vary depending on job-related knowledge, skills, market factors, experience and considering internal equity. In addition, to the base salary, CG Oncology offers a very attractive set of Total Rewards (including bonus and equity) and Well-Being Benefits provided as part of the overall compensation package for this role.

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Total Rewards

CG Oncology offers very competitive and comprehensive Total Rewards, helping to support and reward our global team of high-performing employees focused on developing bladder-saving therapeutics for patients afflicted with bladder cancer.


Well-Being Benefits

In addition to our Total Rewards, CG Oncology offers a variety of Well-Being Benefits to meet most of the needs of our unique and growing workforce. These benefits are designed to support our team to achieve a healthy balance between work and their personal lives to remain refreshed, engaged, and creating an environment where each person can find a deeper meaning and purpose in their work.

Well-Being Benefits eligibility begins the 1st of the month after hire. While a majority of these benefits are for our US-based workforce, we continue to assess comparable levels of benefits for our international team members that are aligned with country-specific regulations and their national programs offered.

  • REST AND RECHARGE BENEFITS - Unlimited Flexible Time Off
  • HOLIDAYS – We observe 12 Holidays/year
  • RETIREMENT – 401K with 100% company Safe Harbor match up to 4% of base salary
  • HEALTH SPENDING ACCOUNTS - HSA (with Annual Company Contribution), FSA, FSA-DC
  • ILLNESS & DISABILITY PROTECTION – Company Paid LTD Coverage + Voluntary Plans
  • LIFE INSURANCE – Company Paid 1 x base salary + Voluntary Plans
  • ADDITIONAL EXCLUSIVE BENEFITS – Voluntary Legal, Pet, Plus More

CG Oncology is an Equal Opportunity Employer:

All applicants will be considered for employment without attention to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran, or disability status. At CG Oncology, we are building a community of intelligent and passionate team members that share our Vision, Mission, and Values, and while the biotechnology space can feel limited in BIPOC, non-binary and even female representation, we endeavor to make hiring decisions that will continue to grow and support our team in the direction of maintaining cultural diversity and sustainability.

Please note that CG Oncology does not accept unsolicited information and/or resumes from search firms or agencies for our job postings. Any resumes or client information submitted to our careers page or any employee of CG Oncology by any search firm or agency without an applicable contract in place will become the property of CG Oncology and no fee(s) will be paid.