The Manager, Benefits, Compensation and HRIS, will research and make recommendations regarding the design, planning and administration of all Total Rewards plans and programs. S/he will be responsible for reviewing benefits and compensation plans, programs and policies and for conducting research as appropriate and recommending modifications. S/he will ensure that the foundation's benefits and compensation plans and programs are market competitive, legally compliant, cost effective and enhance the organization's ability to attract and retain employees. The manager will also oversee the management of Workday, the foundation's HRIS.
- Analyze and manage existing benefits programs and policies, including all health and welfare programs and the 401(k) retirement plan. Monitor the effectiveness of existing plans to ensure they are competitive from a plan design and administration standpoint, properly balancing employee needs with employer cost, and make recommendations for plan changes as appropriate.
- Partner with other members of the HR team to manage our compensation program to ensure that we attract and retain key talent and pay people fairly, with consideration to internal and external equity.
- Provide guidance and direction to managers and staff concerning policy interpretation and assist with resolving issues around compensation- and benefits-related issues and questions.
- Conduct job analysis review, oversee job evaluation process, participate in formal and ad-hoc compensation studies and recommend and design pay structure, annual merit increases and any other compensation-program related items.
- Prepare communications related to employee benefits and compensation plans and programs, including preparing and conducting presentations for leaders and staff as appropriate.
- Stay abreast of emerging benefit and compensation practices and legislation and workplace trends. Work closely with brokers and outside counsel to ensure plans remain in compliance, including annual 5500 filings, audits, communications, amendments and plan documents. Assure compliance with all applicable federal and state statutes, including but not limited to ERISA, HIPAA, FMLA, ADA OSHA, as well as compensation legislation such as FLSA, Equal Pay Act, etc.
- Work on ad-hoc compensation and benefits projects. Investigate and provide recommendations on new compensation and benefits programs, which may include incentive and recognition programs, voluntary benefits, flexible work arrangements, etc.
- Serve as the subject matter expert with respect to benefits and compensation, providing guidance to colleagues and staff as required.
- Oversee management of Workday (HRIS) to ensure it meets organizational needs and continues to serve organization and employees to the highest level possible.
- Complete other responsibilities, as assigned.
- A college degree is required. A graduate degree in a related field is desirable, as is certification in benefits and/or compensation (CEBS or CCP).
- A minimum of 7–8 years of progressively increasing responsibility and experience in benefits and compensation is required.
- Expert knowledge of compensation practices including experience conducting and analyzing market data, job evaluation, compensation structure design, compensation analytics and knowledge of relevant compensation laws.
- Demonstrated knowledge of laws and regulations regarding benefits as well as demonstrated experience in benefit-plan design and review and experience working with brokers and third-party administrators is required.
The Simons Foundation is an Equal Opportunity Employer, M/F/D/V