Sr. Manager Global Benefits in San Mateo, CA

$200K - $250K(Ladders Estimates)

Guidewire Software   •  

San Mateo, CA 94401

Industry: Enterprise Technology


11 - 15 years

Posted 55 days ago

Senior Manager of Global Benefits

We are currently seeking a Senior Manager of Global Benefits to join our Corporate Compensation & Benefits Team at Guidewire Software. This role will report to the Head of Global Total Rewards. On a global level, oversees, implements and administers all global benefits plans, programs, policies and processes for 19 countries. If you are an energetic and self-motivated individual who loves to learn and are looking to join a fast-paced and growing team, this is the right opportunity for you.


Extensive working knowledge managing and delivering global benefits programs

Strong understanding of benefit plan design within multiple geographies

Utilizes best practices within the software and tech industries

Strong business acumen

Experience managing time off and leave programs

Keeps abreast of market trends, changes to legislation/regulations that impact benefit programs

Leads global benefit implementations and renewals

Experience automating benefits educational materials

Experience with managing US self-funded benefits

Key Accountabilities:

Drives strategic planning, design, implementation, maintenance, regulatory compliance, and administration of benefits programs and policies

Manages the Annual Benefit Open Enrollment Process including tool design (Workday) and process administration

Works with carriers and prepares employee communication materials and follow-up analysis

Harmonizes benefits programs in the Americas, EMEA, APAC and LATAM

Proactively partners with key stakeholders in HR, Finance, and Procurement

Implements continuous improvements with benefits and wellness programs

Ensures benefits programs provide a positive employee experience with education and clear communication

Ensures benefits programs are efficient and scalable

Manages EMEA/APAC Benefits Manager in our Dublin office


10+ years of experience in benefit design

A minimum of 5 years of experience with international benefits

Software company experience preferred

An executive presence with the ability to influence senior management; and work across all levels of the organization

Collaborative business style to effectively build relationships with key stakeholders

Superior written and oral communication skills with the ability to effectively communicate complex issues and solutions

Strong analytical ability

Intermediate Excel skills

Exceptional planning, consulting and interpersonal skills

Strong attention to detail

Bachelor's degree in business, HR or related field

Ability to prepare and deliver executive level presentations

Workday experience.

Valid Through: 2019-10-14