Provide advanced planning & analytical support for Global Total Rewards programs and initiatives.
Manage the Global Total Rewards Program to include Executive and Employee Compensation World Wide.
Plan and design wage and salary structures that balance market competitiveness, internal equity, and pay for performance; plan and design merit and bonus programs that adequately reflect differentiation based on performance and adherence to budget
Ensure that audit and SOX requirements are met.
Provide expert advice and counsel on compensation management issues (includes job evaluations, salary structure issues, variable pay issues, "spot bonuses", retention packages etc.).
Develop and deliver timely, relevant and effective benefits training programs for line managers and program participants, as applicable.
Oversee and coordinate implementation of new benefit plans: partner with outside brokers on plan renewals, design and document new plan provisions and procedures, develop, update, and coordinate distribution of employee benefits communications, including annual open enrollment process.
Evaluates and compares existing company benefits with those of other employers by analyzing other plans, surveys, and other sources of information and develops specific recommendations for review by management
Research, design, implement and administer benefits plans for health (medical, dental, vision, life insurance, COBRA), welfare (STD, LTD, worker’s compensation), 401k, leaves and other benefits services as appropriate.
Analyze and develop benefit policies to ensure regulatory and legal compliance of all employee benefits plans.
Ensure that benefit plans are administered in compliance with federal and state laws and regulations (ERISA, HIPAA, FMLA, COBRA, ADA and Healthcare Reform).
Complies with federal, state, and local legal requirements by studying existing and new legislation; obtaining qualified opinions; enforcing adherence to requirements; advising management on needed actions.
Responsible for all employee benefit communications, including open enrollment materials, Intranet postings, Summary Plan Descriptions, and letters to carriers/participants, ensuring that all benefits are effectively communicated to employees and partners.
Leads global mergers and acquisition, due diligence and integration activities.
Provides subject matter expertise and accurately interprets, counsels, communicates, and educates HR Business Partners, managers and executives on pay decisions, policy and guideline interpretations, and job evaluations.
Excellent written and verbal communication skills; strong consultative/client service skills; ability to effectively communicate at all levels of the organization, from CEO and Board level to broad manager/employee base.
Demonstrated ability to evaluate, design and recommend compensation and benefit programs based on market assessment and business strategy.
Proven technical competency with compensation plan structure and design
Role requires experience developing and implementing sales compensation plans
Demonstrated ability to successfully identify, design and implement business process improvements using best practices.
Ability to thrive in a fast paced, constantly changing environment.
Ability to manage at a strategic level but operate at a hands on level as needed
Experience working with Legal, Finance and the Board’s Compensation Consultant to develop executive compensation programs and supporting materials.
Excellent consulting, contracting and project management skills to effectively engage with executive leaders and drive company-wide initiatives.
Experience in global mergers and acquisitions and integrations.
Responsible for policies, programs and technology reviews & implementations.
Minimum of a Bachelors degree and 10+ years of proven experience in HR/Benefits, Compensation including Total Rewards Strategy, Plan Design, Cost Management and Analysis.
Minimum 5 years international benefits experience
Experience overseeing and implementing all aspects of Total Rewards programs.
Excellent knowledge of the financial and key contractual drivers of Total Rewards program costs.
Proficient in retirement plan governance and administration, global legislation, and US compliance including ERISA, HIPAA, Section 125, etc.