Interim Benefits Manager

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GBP 350 - 400 per day

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6 months

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Interim Benefits Manager

INTERIM REGIONAL BENEFITS MANAGER – LONDON – £350-£400 A DAY (THROUGH UMBRELLA) – 6 MONTHS

This role will include responsibilities for the integration, harmonisation and consolidation of benefits offerings, as well as the analysis of benefits programs across several global locations.

Scope of the role includes implementation, vendor management, communications, and effective collaboration with the appropriate functional areas within the company and external consultants and administrators.

This is a hands-on position that will involve facilitation of activities supporting domestic and global benefits integration in a dynamic and complex global company.

Key roles and responsibilities:
o Understand the company’s benefits programs with regards to plan design, practices, trends, costs, and local competitiveness.
o Execute time-bound recommendations for integration, harmonisation or consolidation of benefits offerings.
o Interpret benefits plan design to understand differences, determine costs, competitiveness, and compliance objectives are being met to support the consolidation, harmonisation or integration of any program offerings.
o Anticipate and effectively manage program changes, delivery of enrollment system requirements, vendor contract management, and compliance requirements to ensure program offerings and delivery meets the needs of the organisation.
o Work collaboratively with local, regional, and global Human Resources, Payroll, Legal, Public Relations, People Technology, Facilities, Finance, Procurement, and other key stakeholders across the business; work flexibly across time zones as appropriate to fulfill project objectives.
o Manage ongoing third-party relationships including consultants, brokers, benefit administrators, and carriers.
o Interpret and advise the HR team on benefit changes that impact coverage and business. Provide training and guidance to HR as required and ensure consistent and accurate benefit information is delivered.
o Oversee benefit inquiries including employee, HR, and senior management support; effectively address escalations and communicate issues and trends to senior management as appropriate.

Competencies:
You will be passionate about a dynamic mix of innovation, problem solving, and flawless execution; highly collaborative with high degree of subject matter expertise and competence; strong communication (written, verbal, presentation), influence, and project management skills; demonstrated business insight including being naturally data-driven, strategic thinking, and operational excellence.

Experience & Qualification:
o Bachelor’s degree in related field or equivalent experience and certification.
o 4+ years benefits and compensation design and administration experience in a dynamic and fast-growing environment.
o Keen understanding of and relevant experience in global benefits design and administration.
o Shown skill in effectively handling and balancing a high volume of work and a variety of tasks, and the ability to prioritise urgent issues effectively.
o Strong vendor management skills; demonstrated experience handling contracts and collaboration with Procurement and Legal departments.
o Experience in automated benefits environment and with implementation and maintenance of benefits administration technology and tools desired.
o Experience with Workday or other in-house HRIS system preferred.
o Demonstrates a strong sense of cultural awareness, and flexibility to work across time zones.
o A diplomatic relationship builder with a strong professional presence and demonstrated the ability to both collaborate and influence others.
o Detailed oriented and proficient in conducting research and gathering source material from project partners, technical experts and team members and to use content from multiple sources.
o Excellent oral and written communication skills. Effectively communicates on a variety of topics with speed, accuracy, efficiency, a dedication to quality and discretion with confidential information.
o Ability to understand and express complex subjects as clear, concise ideas and share them through audience-appropriate collateral.
o Possess exceptional project management skills with the ability to manage multiple assignments from conception to completion, exhibit keen attention to logistics and detail, prioritise assignments effectively and able to shift priorities quickly as needed, work within tight timelines, meet deadlines, and have excellent follow-through.
o Skilled at balancing being a strong team player and working independently in a rapidly changing environment. Able to work in a matrixed team environment, in both individual contributor and team lead roles.
o Embodies a positive attitude, innate curiosity, ability to effectively collaborate and to operate autonomously, and willingness to test and learn in a product-oriented culture.
o Excellent Microsoft application skills (Word, PowerPoint, Excel, Outlook, SharePoint)

INTERIM REGIONAL BENEFITS MANAGER – LONDON – £350-£400 A DAY (THROUGH UMBRELLA) – 6 MONTHS

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