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Global Benefits Lead

Company: KBR, Inc
Location: Houston
Posted on: May 27, 2023

Job Description:

  • Meet regularly with HR and business leaders to understand business priorities, benefit/rewards gaps and their people priorities. Partner with business HR teams to identify and implement solutions.
  • Monitor market trends, emerging practices and identify opportunities to enhance global offering in alignment with our global reward strategy.
  • Evaluate program effectiveness, utilization and costs related to global programs.
  • Ensure vendor adherence to service contract and service levels.
  • Supervise global benefits team and partner with US benefit team on shared programs.
  • Oversee global vendors and programs on day-to-day basis. Support and manage administration of global benefit programs.
  • Partner with HR, Legal, Business Leaders, Health & Safety, Global Mobility, HRIS and IT on global benefits matters.
  • Supporting marketing and communication activities related to global program to create awareness and understanding across our global population including developing and delivering content in virtual and in person meetings.
  • Work with global consultant and local HR teams on renewals to understand and promote benefit offerings in line with our global strategy.
  • Implement new vendors and programs from end-to-end participating in RFP process, implementation project management including change management, follow up after installation to audit for problems internally and externally to our systems and processes.
  • Resolve complex / escalated employee, claim and eligibility issues with HRIS, process and vendors.
  • Track HRIS issues including, but not limited to, working with internal teams to resolve interface file problems to determine the root problem and prevent recurrence.
  • Supports annual open enrollment, operative planning and testing activities as needed.
  • Making adjustments in SAP and ADP systems for benefit deductions.
  • Presentations to employees in-person or holding calls and presence at employee meetings, as needed.
  • Reporting and special projects as they arise.
  • Support in preparation of regulatory documents including Form 5500's, Summary Plan Descriptions (SPDs), Summaries of Material Modifications (SMMs) and Summary Annual Reports (SARs) as needed.
  • Continued training on systems and technical skills associated with position.
  • Demonstrate professional ethics and compliance with regulatory requirements for Health & Welfare.QUALIFICATIONS AND SKILL REQUIREMENTS:
    • 5-7 years minimum benefits experience and minimum of 3-5 years global benefits experience
    • Experience supervising and managing a small team, directing work, setting priorities and organizing work to support day to day and annual projects/initiatives
    • Experience managing and implementing vendors, programs and coverage lines
    • Analytical skills required
    • Good understanding of regulatory compliance requirements
    • Excellent written and verbal communications skills required
    • Microsoft Office skills required: Intermediate level or better for Excel, Word, and Outlook
    • Ability to learn systems quickly such as HRIS and related payroll programs, Workday experience a plus
    • Commitment to ethics in representing department to internal (employees) and external customers is required
    • Problem solving and collaboration skills are critical and experience collaborating in a multinational setting is preferred. KBR is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, national origin, veteran status, genetic information, union status and/or beliefs, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local law. About UsKBR - Delivering Solutions, Changing the World.KBR brings together the best and brightest to deliver science, technology and engineering solutions that help governments and companies around the world accomplish their most critical missions and objectives.In everything we do, we are guided by our ONE KBR Values:We Value Our People - We create diverse, inclusive environments in which each person can feel safe, respected and valued, and where everyone has opportunities to grow and reach their full potential.We Deliver - We are uncompromising in our commitment to deliver innovative, high-quality, technology-led solutions for our customers and exceptional, sustainable value for all our stakeholders.We Are People of Integrity - We value honesty, trust, courage, fairness, prudence and tenacity. We believe doing what's right for the planet, the communities where we work, and our people is good for business.We Empower - We empower our people with a shared purpose, the right tools and the supportive culture they need to be proactive decision-makers, to be adaptive to change, and to succeed.We Are a Team of Teams - We have a will to succeed, but we value the achievements of our team of teams over individual accomplishments. Our collective focus makes us a better, stronger, more effective company.We have also embedded environmental, social and governance (ESG) principles in every business operation and corporate function. Not only are we committed to operating safely, sustainably and equitably, but we are also committed to using our capabilities and expertise to help our customers accomplish their sustainability goals.Worldwide, KBR employs a diverse workforce approximately 29,000 people strong, with customers in more than 80 countries and operations in 40 countries.At KBR, We Deliver.Fraud has infiltrated the job placement market via the internet, email and direct phone contact. Attempts have included unauthorized use of KBR's name and logo to solicit potential job seekers or to extend false job offers. Bad actors may mix in fake job advertisements with legitimate postings. These ads can include contact instructions and require job seekers to send sensitive personal information or money to pay for visa applications, processing fees, etc., in exchange for consideration for a high-paying position.KBR will never ask for any sort of advance payment as part of the recruiting/hiring process. Candidate profiles are carefully managed to protect personal information.

Keywords: KBR, Inc, Houston , Global Benefits Lead, Other , Houston, Texas

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