Global Pensions and Benefits Manager

Equinix

4.7

(51)

Multiple Locations

Why you should apply for a job to Equinix:

  • 4.7/5 in overall job satisfaction
  • 4.8/5 in supportive management
  • 92% say women are treated fairly and equally to men
  • 94% would recommend this company to other women
  • 100% say the CEO supports gender diversity
  • Ratings are based on anonymous reviews by Fairygodboss members.
  • Health, Dental, Vision, Life, Temporary & Long-term Disability Insurance
  • Internship Programs with Universities by partnering with local universities all over the world
  • Education, Training, Tuition & Certification Reimbursement
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    Position summary

    ns and Benefits Manager

    Job Summary

    Reporting to the Head of Global Benefits, the Global Pension and Benefits Manager is responsible for overseeing the design and delivery of Equinix Pension and other End-of-Service benefits programs.

    The Global Pension & Benefits Manager is a member of the Total Rewards team and manages Pension and other post-retirement benefits by providing support on research, analysis, evaluation and effective delivery of related programs and initiatives. This includes providing subject matter expertise in Pension and ensures compliance with the Global Benefits Philosophy.

    This role will have the opportunity to work closely with many internal and external stakeholders that will have direct impact across the organization and will be seen as the subject matter expert on all things related to post-retirement benefits. The role will also handle Global Benefit projects assigned based on key organisational priorities.

    Responsibilities

    • Design and develop our pension plans strategy & governance to ensure it supports our workforce strategy and business needs

    • Monitor developments and trends in Pensions, Gratuity, Provident Funds and other retirement plans, identify best practices, statutory changes, and gaps in statutory compliance

    • Ensures compliance with pension and benefits requirements and all legal obligations, while continuously ensuring consistency and accuracy of our offerings

    • Collaborate with Finance and other teams to determine plan liabilities by providing the plan design, assumptions that may be required. Understands the costing of the plans and works closely with Finance on budgeting

    • Review Benefit calculations and trust instructions where applicable and collaborate with HR Services teams to ensure that the right plans and values are captured in the Workday

    • Provide strategic/operational guidance for the ongoing administration of our pension plans including developing our future pension operating model by identifying and implementing improvements to internal processes and procedures

    • Provide expert advice on setting up/revising country plans and leading key projects such as the implementation of auto-enrolment, M&A and new market entry in conjunction with relevant stakeholders

    • Keep abreast of legislative changes and monitor in country market practices and trends to ensure plans remain market competitive

    • Work with internal (including pension committees) and external stakeholders to ensure pension plans are compliant with corporate governance, regulatory requirements and best practice to minimize any associated risks to the business

    • Manage third party providers/advisers including contract management/ performance metrics to ensure appropriate service levels are delivered

    • Support country risk insurance renewals and new plan implementations as appropriate

    • Monitor and report on key performance indicators (KPI) to evaluate areas for improved efficiency and to provide tending data, exceptions to policy etc

    • Develop and lead the design of communications and education to support key strategic initiatives such as raising the awareness of our pension schemes and employee financial wellbeing

    • Lead and participate in other assigned Global Benefits projects

    • Collaborate with Finance and a Global and Local level on the costing and overall budgeting of our benefit plans across the globe

    Qualifications

    • Proven years of experience preferred in a similar role with experience of managing pensions plans in multiple countries

    • Ideally have appropriate qualifications such as the Pensions Management Institute or demonstrable technical knowledge within pensions, regulations and compliance across multiple countries

    • Strong analytical skills and global benefits budgeting background

    • Relationship builder with excellent communication and influencing skills

    • Strong commercial awareness and experience working with senior stakeholders

    • Self-starter with strong project management capability

    • Knowledge and experience with PowerBi is an asset

    Equinix is committed to ensuring that our employment process is open to all individuals, including those with a disability. If you are a qualified candidate and need assistance or an accommodation, please let us know by completing this form.

    Equinix is an Equal Employment Opportunity and, in the U.S., an Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to unlawful consideration of race, color, religion, creed, national or ethnic origin, ancestry, place of birth, citizenship, sex, pregnancy / childbirth or related medical conditions, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital or domestic partnership status, age, veteran or military status, physical or mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, political / organizational affiliation, status as a victim or family member of a victim of crime or abuse, or any other status protected by applicable law.

    Why you should apply for a job to Equinix:

  • 4.7/5 in overall job satisfaction
  • 4.8/5 in supportive management
  • 92% say women are treated fairly and equally to men
  • 94% would recommend this company to other women
  • 100% say the CEO supports gender diversity
  • Ratings are based on anonymous reviews by Fairygodboss members.
  • Health, Dental, Vision, Life, Temporary & Long-term Disability Insurance
  • Internship Programs with Universities by partnering with local universities all over the world
  • Education, Training, Tuition & Certification Reimbursement