Benefits Advisor

Location
South Killingholme
Salary
Good Rates of Pay
Posted
29 Jun 2017
Expires
19 Jul 2017
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Benefits Advisor (Job ID: 38021)          

The Benefits Advisor will report to the Humber Refinery HR Manager.  This position will be accountable for the support and development of Benefit programmes for Refining, Marketing & Commercial BU's in the UK, Middle East and Asia Pacific.  This position will receive functional guidance from our US Health & Welfare Director.     

Responsibilities may include: 

  • Managing the annual Flexible Benefits programme, liaising with vendors, HR Operations and IT to deliver effective communications and a timely on-line annual enrolment process.
  • Managing the UK Share Incentive Plan (SIP), liaising with the vendor and providing support to our internal benefits administration team (HR Operations)
  • Managing the benefits survey benchmarking process; Analyse, present and review survey results with business & HR leads; recommend changes to benefit plans as required by law or for Company policy reasons.
  • Supporting the annual bonus program process, ensuring eligible UK employees have the opportunity to make an election of shares (if offered) and pension AVCs
  • Acting as the ‘centre of expertise’ for benefits, providing advice and guidance to HR colleagues and the businesses on benefits plans and individual queries.
  • Ensuring that all compliance reporting is completed accurately and on time, e.g. Form 39 and P11d(b)
  • Providing expertise in the development of policy involving benefits, keeping abreast of any regulatory changes and their impact on current and future Company benefit policies and plans
  • Supporting the provision of annual Wage & Benefit budgeting guidelines for the UK businesses.
  • Cooperating with all internal and /or external audits as required.
  • Managing the benefit plan renewal process working closely with relevant 3rd party vendors to ensure effective cost management of all agreements/ contracts, e.g. PMI plans , Life Assurance plans, 
  • Representing the global Total Rewards  team by communicating/presenting our benefits philosophy to the businesses
  • Participating and/or lead other HR projects as required.
  • Building an effective, collaborative working relationship with the global Total Rewards team, HR colleagues in the businesses, Payroll, HR Operations, the SAP HR Team and the UK Tax, Legal & Procurement teams.

Basic/Required:

  • Degree level education preferable; ideally also CIPD qualified.
  • Advanced Excel and PowerPoint skills essential to be able to efficiently and accurately manipulate large datasets and present results in a succinct, accurate and compelling way.
  • Strong knowledge and experience of HR systems and reporting, in particular SAP HR module, is important
  • Strong interpersonal skills.
  • Strong oral and written communication skills. Business focussed and able to communicate effectively, collaborate and influence at all organisation levels.
  • Strong analytical and logical skills, e.g. ability to analyse requirements/issues; propose & analyse options.
  • Ability to work independently, as part of a team and take the lead when required.
  • Effective time management, work prioritisation and escalation skills.
  • Focus on commitments and delivering results.

 Preferred Skills:

The preferred candidate would also have experience of:

  • Working in a matrixed environment with multiple lines of authority

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