Global Compensation and Benefits Manager

Position Summary

The Global Compensation and Benefits Manager is responsible for overseeing the employee compensation and benefit programs for OpSec. Specific responsibilities include analyzing compensation data within the organization, evaluating job positions to determine classification and salary, administering employee insurance, pension and savings plans, and working with insurance brokers and plan carriers.

Key Responsibilities

  • Design, implement, and manage total compensation packages and benefit programs that align with the company’s strategic plan
  • Conduct analysis of compensation and benefits within company; ensure salaries and benefits comply with the current legislation about human rights and pay equity
  • Lead and educate employees, managers and HR staff on job evaluation and grading; conduct job analysis to determine appropriate salary level according to compensation guidelines and policy; prepare occupational classifications, job descriptions, and salary scales; price all global roles and maintain global job tables
  • Oversee annual merit increase process
  • Conduct analysis and reporting for compensation projects such as new HR policy proposals, competitive analysis, budget projections and accruals
  • Participate in area and industry surveys; evaluate and compare existing company compensation and benefits programs with those of other employers
  • Compile, analyze, and develop reports on salary data, market trends and forecast potential outcomes
  • Administer and manage employee benefits programs globally, including medical, dental, prescription, vision, short and long-term disability, life insurance, accidental death, flexible spending, wellness, leave programs, retirement/pension plans, and savings accounts, with specific day to day responsibility for US matters
  • Advise employees on state and federal employment regulations, collective agreements, benefits and compensation policies, personnel procedures, and classification programs
  • Evaluate and report on the effectiveness of employee benefit programs
  • Develop and document procedures to streamline processes and ensure compliance with regulatory requirements; analyze practices for compliance and recommend changes as needed
  • Provide strategic recommendations regarding cost containment and increasing the return on investment in compensation programs and employee benefits given changes in the benefits market and organization demographics
  • Work closely with finance on compensation and benefits operational budgets, scheduling expenditures, analyzing variances, and initiating corrective actions
  • Assure company compliance with provisions of governmental regulations, including preparation of reports and applications required by law to be filed with federal and state agencies, such as Taxation Department, Department of Labor, insurance commissioners, and other global regulatory agencies
  • Prepare and maintain accuracy on all employee communications pertaining to benefits for current plans, enrollment, changes, and additional benefits
  • Perform other duties as assigned

Required Skills/Abilities

  • Knowledge of building compensation packages and bonus programs for various departments and seniority levels
  • Strong understanding of job evaluation and job analysis systems.
  • Thorough knowledge of employment/labor laws and regulations
  • Strong interpersonal, negotiation, consulting, problem solving and analytical skills; ability to build solid relationships with leadership, HR team, cross-functional internal partners, and external providers/vendors
  • Ability to drive analysis with limited guidance 
  • Self-motivated and creative problem-solver with the ability to take initiative and accept suggestions for improvement
  • Ability to develop approaches to tasks, create and implement process, and develop frameworks for organizing work and evaluating ideas
  • Ability to structure, plan and prioritize work and projects effectively, delegating when appropriate
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Must be able to fit in to a culture where teamwork, empowerment and dedication are of utmost importance
  • Proficient in MS Office; HRIS systems experience (e.g. PeopleSoft/ADP) is a plus
  • Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail
  • Ability to act with integrity, professionalism, and confidentiality

Education and Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience in Human Resources, Business Administration, or similar field; Master’s degree preferred
  • Minimum of 8 years of experience designing, implementing, and managing global total rewards programs, working across several different geographies
  • Professional HR Certification highly desired

 

It is the policy of OpSec Security, Inc. to provide equal employment opportunity (EEO) to all persons regardless of age, color, national origin, citizenship status, physical or mental disability, race, religion, creed, gender, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, genetic information, marital status, status with regard to public assistance, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law. In addition, OpSec Security, Inc. will provide reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities.