Total Rewards Lead

Job Description

Position Overview
Leading the way forward in the renewable energy sector, Siemens Gamesa provides cleaner, more reliable and more affordable wind power.  Our scale, global reach and proven track record ensure that we play a central role in shaping the energy landscape of the future.  Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy is seeking a Total Rewards Lead to deliver our compensation and benefits programs across North America. This position will lead the overall administration and communication of the employee benefit and compensation program. The candidate will demonstrate strategic thinking and creativity to ensure progressive total rewards in a competitive recruitment and retention environment.
The ideal candidate will be able to translate numbers and data into meaningful recommendations and action, who can see the big picture as well as the steps needed to get there. The Total Rewards Lead will be a trusted advisor to business leaders and a strong, collaborative partner with HR and Finance to ensure our programs and philosophies align.

• Responsible for supporting and providing input to the global Total Rewards organization on the design, implementation, and ongoing evaluation of the organization's compensation and benefits programs, including base pay (executive, exempt, non-exempt), incentive pay, health and welfare benefits, and retirement benefits
• Lead annual and mid-year review cycles of compensation programs including administration, distribution, and communication and training
• Research, analyze and recommend modifications to existing benefits plans/processes to improve services to employees in a cost-effective manner; oversee benefit plan contract negotiation meetings with vendors (Benefits management, research, and negotiations)
• Work with senior management to ensure that compensation and benefits programs support the organization's business objectives and meet all legal requirements
• Administer benefits program, facilitate employee enrollment, status changes, and terminations
• Conduct open enrollment educational sessions for all benefit plans to employees
• Manage compensation bench-marking, which includes managing third party compensation vendors in alignment with Global Compensation and Benefits
• Analyze the effectiveness of existing compensation policies, guidelines, and procedures, and recommend improvements
• Manage all federal, state, and local compliance, filings, reports, and audits related to the administration of employee benefit programs
• Manage leave administration process with vendor partners to mitigate risk, reduce lost time and expedite return to work process
• Prepare annual budgets and track all benefit-related expenses on a regular basis
• Collaborate with Finance on the development of the annual health & welfare budget, merit budget and bonus budgets
• Perform all duties with integrity, accuracy, timeliness and customer-service orientation
• Other duties and projects assigned
Required Knowledge/Skills, Education, and Experience:
• Driven, innovative, and resourceful thinker capable of adapting and driving positive, progressive change proactively
• 5 years benefits administration experience with at  least 3 years’ experience working with third party benefits administration providers
• 3 years of compensation experience including all total rewards program evaluations
• Excellent project management, organization, communication, interpersonal, collaboration, and relationship skills
• Must have strong attention to detail, and the ability to accurately deliver in a fast-paced environment
• In Depth  knowledge of benefit and protected leave of absence regulations
• High level of discretion and confidentiality
• Demonstrated proficiency in analyzing Information , financial reporting, compensation and wage structures, conflict resolution, applicable benefits laws.
• Detail oriented and strong organizational skills
• Exceptional skills in the Microsoft Office Suite. Ability to anticipate work needs and follow through on own initiative with minimum direction
• Must be team-oriented self-starter with good problem-solving skills and ability to interact positively and successfully with all levels of the company
• Ability to travel up to 20% of the time
Preferred Knowledge/Skills, Education, and Experience:
·        Knowledge of  payroll a plus

Job ID: 181973

Organization: Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy

Company: Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy, Inc.

Experience Level: Experienced Professional

Job Type: Full-time

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