Region Compensation & Benefits Manager

Singapore, Singapore
18 Feb 2019
18 Mar 2019
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Full time
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Job Summary

The Region Compensation and Benefits Manager manages a team to ensure market-based pay structures and benefits plans are competitive and are designed and managed to attract, motivate, and retain employees. He/She designs and implements UPS compensation programs (e.g., sales, management, non-management, etc.) and monitors market trends in supported countries. This position performs job pricing, salary administration, and comparative analysis, determines area differentials, and administers employee incentives. He/She interacts with the UPS Corporate Compensation Group on design changes and administration of executive programs (i.e., stock options, deferred compensation, and long-term incentives). This position maintains data, and produces reports for compensation and benefits plans. He/She designs and administers compensation plans and manages compensation program compliance with international laws and regulations.

Job Duties

Project Management

  • Acts as key Project Manager for APAC C&B Projects.
  • To ensure completion of projects within the timeline that has been set.
  • Designs communication strategies.

Conducts and Manages Benefits Administration

  • Interacts with external vendors to ensure employee information is processed accurately and within established deadlines.
  • Troubleshoots benefits issues and interacts with internal resources to gain resolution in a timely manner.
  • Analyzes employee data to perform data comparisons, move employees among benefits plans, and resolve benefits eligibility issues.
  • Assists with relocation processes to answer questions and to document and communicate decisions.

Designs International Compensation Plans

  • Collects market data and conducts job evaluations to develop job pricing in accordance with applicable company and regulatory requirements and to maintain awareness of market trends and issues.
  • Designs compensation plans and develops competitive salary structures in compliance with local laws and regulations to support business needs and ensure market competitiveness.
  • Assists with the design and development of sales compensation plans and supplemental pay programs to support business units.
  • Administers executive programs (e.g., stock options, deferred compensation, long-term incentives, etc.) to meet UPS and HR objectives.

Manages Compensation Plan & HR System Administration

  • Provides consistent and timely information to managers and employees to communicate benefit and compensation plan changes within established deadlines.
  • Conducts cost analysis with UPS Corporate Compensation to propose plan changes to HR and UPS senior management.
  • Utilizes and manages Employee Services tools to track benefits.

Oversees Benefits Enrollment and Claims Resolution

  • Works with plan administrator or insurance carriers to resolve benefits deduction and claims issues for employees.
  • Oversees the processes to document and communicate benefits and claims decisions to ensure communications are complete, accurate, and timely.
  • Conducts benefits plan and Benefits Service Center training to educate UPS departments on plan features and support.
  • Manages enrollment processes to help employees enroll correctly and on time.

Global Mobility

  • Ensure that the regional mobility administration of expatriate packages, benefits, and perquisites adheres to Global mobility policies, standards and procedures.
  • Manages vendor who will provide Mobility Operations Administration. Assignment offer documentation, Assignment Briefings, Immigration & Relocation services coordination. Tax & Medical services administration.
  • Serves as the role of "advisor", being a central point of contact for assignees at each stage on assignment.

Job Specific Competencies

Applies Database Knowledge

  • Demonstrates some advanced knowledge of database design principles; works with users to define requirements with minimal oversight from others; defines user rights; describes security measures, such as passwords, firewalls, and access rights based on user requirements; describes information organization, such as classes, links, records, and fields.

Applies Information Systems Knowledge

  • Demonstrates an understanding of the strategy, structures, processes and procedures of the enterprise in its relationship with the business and its activities; identifies business representatives affected by information systems with some assistance.

Benefits, Retirement, and/or Healthcare Knowledge

  • Demonstrates complex knowledge of benefit programs; acts as a liaison between providers and employees to resolve common issues or concerns; solicits feedback from employees to identify desired program options or features; evaluates employee use of selected programs; independently determines root causes of problems encountered while administering programs.

Legal, Regulatory, and Compliance Knowledge

  • Applies knowledge of agencies' functions and regulations to compliance and enforcement activities; identifies routine situations where the organization may be out of compliance as well as the specific impacts of non-compliance.

Multicultural Agility

  • Routinely addresses problems involving global business needs; applies cultural sensitivity when making decisions on business issues; recommends changes in the way business is conducted in different countries or geographical regions; recognizes and pursues opportunities for advanced cultural awareness.

Job Requirements

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Business Management, Human Resources Management or related fields.
  • Extensive knowledge of Compensation and Benefits programs, requirements and trends across the APAC Region.
  • 8 - 10 years of management experience in Compensation and Benefits within a multinational environment, with prior experience in APAC region (both developed and emerging markets).
  • Ability to effectively communicate about Compensation and Benefits programs that supports fast-paced decision-making and positive participant experience.
  • Project and change management experience in a complex environment.
  • At least 5 years of successful people management experience with motivational skills.
  • Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to communicate effectively and able to work well with people of all levels.
  • Creative, self-starter, highly motivated with exceptional analytical, multi-tasking, and problem-solving abilities.
  • Possess business acumen and the ability to work with cross functional teams.
  • Results-oriented, highly organized and able to drive and influence internal and external stakeholders.

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