Salary£50000 - £60000 per annum
We are recruiting a Benefits Analyst for a global business based in Cambridge.  This business has grown rapidly over the last few years across the EMEA region.  They are a leader in their field of technology / engineering whose culture is progressive and highly commercial.
They are looking to strengthen their HR team based in Cambridge by appointing a Benefits Analyst who is passionate about benefits management and administration.
Experience of supporting global benefits would be an advantage especially in Germany partnering with works councils.
The role:
  • Manage & review EMEA benefit renewals and any new plan proposals through Corporate approval process
  • Oversee retirement plans in EMEA; day-to-day plan management and collaborate with EMEA HR Business Partners
  • Procurement and invoice management for all benefit related services
  • Ensure benefit summaries & forms are kept up to date and posted on company portal
  • Manage ongoing enrolments for new hire employees (with vendors & Payroll) and ensure benefits are discontinued for leavers; this would include the meal voucher process
  • Explain employee benefits by conducting meetings (if and when necessary); responding to day-to-day questions & requests from employees
  • Managing annual process for pension statements in Germany; interface to Pension administrator and Payroll
  • Cooperation with Works Council committees on benefits related activities and collective agreements
  • Review quarterly & annual budget forecasts provided by Finance team
  • As needed, work with vendor / broker to keep benefit database (with Mercer) updated
  • Support statutory tasks – e.g., social insurance audits, support on employee income tax audits, reporting activities with fiscal year closure, employer’s professional health association
  • Assure adherence to company benefit strategy, policy and governance, and ensure programs comply with regulations, laws and employment standards
  • General reporting activities on various internal and external topics
  • When necessary, determining employee benefit practices by benchmarking best practices; researching industry and employment trends
About you?
  • Degree educated with proven experience in benefits management in an international setting
  • Team player, flexible, collaborative and cooperative in your approach
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Able to work in a fast paced every changing environment
  • Strong analytical and critical thinking skills
  • Knowledge and understanding of various defined benefit plans
  • High level of benefit design, regulatory and compliance knowledge
Package – generous salary, plus 20% bonus and RSU’s.
The role is being offered on a hybrid working model, at least 2-3 days a week at their office on the outskirts of Cambridge.
Please call Caroline Batchelor for more details regarding the role.
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