Global Benefits Program Manager

Liberty Lake, Washington

Direct Hire

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Job Id: 59496

Global Benefits Program Manager
If you’re passionate about making the world a safer, more sustainable and more resourceful place, join us!

Our client is looking for a Benefits Program Manager to join our global benefits team! The ideal candidate will be located in either our Liberty Lake, WA or Austin, TX location. This is an excellent opportunity for an analytical, data-driven individual to make an impact with a global company. The Benefits Analyst will apply their skills in Excel, PowerPoint, and other business intelligence tools to prepare detailed analysis and metrics related to global benefit offerings. The Benefits Analyst will be instrumental in planning, developing, and redesigning company benefits plans with an eye for cost savings, positive employee experience, plan competitiveness and effectiveness.

This is a hybrid position.

Global Benefits Program Manager Responsibilities:
Work with the Director of Global Benefits in the analysis, implementation, administration, and communication of the company’s benefit plans around the world in regard to plan options, plan design, policy features, enrollment, administration and other requirements.
Work independently to evaluate the company’s benefit programs or process designs; develop solutions to identified issues; and implement changes in an effective & timely manner.
Assist in identifying, developing, implementing, and communicating wellness programs or initiatives that support the business and employees. Provide recommendations based on analysis and trend studies.
Build strong partnering relationships with, and manage, third-party administrators and benefit providers including but not limited to insurance companies, retirement plan administrators, disease management, EAP, and disability/leave management, brokers/consultants. May be responsible for developing, maintaining, and managing vendors.
Play a key role in the development and implementation of plan design and administrative policies and practices and enhancement of company benefit plans including retirement plans, and health and welfare plans.
Develop and provide detailed metrics and analysis on targeted benefit programs to: evaluate costs and competitiveness; identify trends and risks; ensure legislative compliance, determine, and recommend appropriate strategic plan design changes and/or mitigation strategies.
Ensures compliance of benefit programs with federal and state laws.
Organize and plan training for managers & employees on any benefit plan or program.
Responds to surveys and analyzes market data in order to determine company’s competitive position in employee benefits.
Play a key role in managing benefit plan transitions for acquisitions.
Act as a project manager on certain benefit initiatives, such as annual US open enrollment and oversight of retirement plans and annual benefit renewals in countries outside of the US.
Responsible for benefit analysis activities requiring data modeling, developing, and maintaining metrics and KPI’s, worksheet applications, and navigating and integrating reports from various information systems.

Global Benefits Program Manager Qualifications:
This position requires a minimum of 5 years of related benefit analysis experience.
Working knowledge of health and welfare and retirement plans and their administration required.
Advanced experience in Excel, PowerPoint, and other business intelligence tools in the analysis, preparation, and presentation of plan information, data, and metrics.
Global benefits experience is required.
Actuarial science background is a plus

Bachelor’s degree in related field, such as Business, Actuarial Science, Economics or Mathematics is required.

Salary: $120,000k-$127,000k/yr. (DOE)


Benefits are available to eligible full-time employees and can include coverage for medical, dental, life insurance, long term disability, 401k with employer match, and wellness programs.

About VanderHouwen
VanderHouwen is an award-winning, Women-Owned, WBENC certified professional staffing firm. Founded in 1987, VanderHouwen has been successfully placing experienced professionals throughout the Pacific Northwest and nationwide. Our recruitment teams are highly specialized in either Technology and IT, Engineering, or Accounting and Finance career markets. Our recruiters value building meaningful, professional relationships with each candidate as well as developing honed knowledge of companies’ staffing needs and workplaces. Partner with us to land your next exciting career.

VanderHouwen is an Equal Opportunity Employer and participates in E-Verify. VanderHouwen does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, or any other characteristic protected by applicable local, state or federal civil rights laws.


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