HR Benefits Senior Associate


Budapest, Hungary (Remote)

Why you should apply for a job to Kyndryl :

  • We have embraced a flexible workplace policy that helps Kyndryl employees achieve business results and work-life balance
  • Career and skills development are at the heart of Kyndryl and an essential part of our everyday culture
  • We're committed to building a culture of empathy that cares about our employees and their families – wherever you are in your life journey
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    Position summary

    flexible benefits, meal allowance, sport plans, leave of absence, with primary responsibility for smooth administration of the rules and features of the Kyndryl benefits plans.

    The Benefits Senior Associate is engaged in the operational aspects as a Benefits Partner and/or as an Absence Partner, handling and improving the day-to-day operational activities of the above mentioned non exhaustive list of benefits programs. These day-to-day operational activities include but are not limited to

    • eligibility validation;

    • employee enrollment and data registration in the Kyndryl systems and tools;

    • invoice reconciliation;

    • claims administration;

    • soft or hard copy documentation collection;

    • internal or external reporting;

    • contract amendments and negotiation;

    • implementing process automation, benefits design changes, communicating program changes to employees;

    • resolving individual employee questions or issues;

    • managing vendor relationships, negotiating contracts, monitoring service levels;

    • documenting the benefits policies and processes;

    • driving business controls activities, monitoring compliance with internal and external regulations, reporting.

    In addition, this job role requires frequent teaming with other Kyndryl functions on matters involving Payroll, Finance, Legal Compliance, Employee Relations, related to the benefits programs. The HR Benefits Specialist focuses on individual/team objectives and developing professional effectiveness.

    The Benefits Senior Associate job profile - apart from other factors - requires previous operational experience and the ability to provide clear guidance on HR policies and attention to detail including format requirements. Ideally, we would like to hire a candidate with additional HR legislation, analytical, finance, and administration knowledge and experience.
    This role will sit within a larger team of similar roles and individuals supporting the entire European region.

    Professional knowledge related to candidate's HR Benefits position, team, and department. Requires ability to absorb Kyndryl HR Benefits professional knowledge and develop operational skills quickly. Self-starter who takes initiative, can work independently, and begins projects with a proactive attitude.

    Draw upon professional concepts to collaborate with others to conduct assigned duties. Negotiation is required.

    Problem Solving:
    Recognize job-related problems. Analyze causes using existing techniques or tools, prepare and recommend solution alternatives. Challenge the validity of given procedures and processes with the intent to enhance and improve.

    Works on professional projects; work is often reviewed for developmental purposes. Understands the standard mission of the Benefits Delivery group and vision in own area of competence. May directly influence people in own project. Position may require coordination of activities of less experienced or less knowledgeable team members.

    Impact on HR Benefits scope:
    Accountable for individual or team results. May contribute by supporting activities that are subject to business measurements, impact customer satisfaction, or impact immediate costs or expenses.

    Your Future at Kyndryl
    Kyndryl has a global footprint, which means that as an HR Services Professional at Kyndryl you will have opportunities to work on projects and collaborate with colleagues from around the world. This role is dynamic and influential - offering a wide range of professional and personal growth opportunities that you won't find anywhere else.

    Who You Are
    You're good at what you do and possess the required experience to prove it. However, equally as important - you have a growth mindset; keen to drive your own personal and professional development. You are customer-focused - someone who prioritizes customer success in their work. And finally, you're open and borderless - naturally inclusive in how you work with others.

    What we can offer:

    • Competitive salary and benefits: Private Life & Health Insurance, Voluntary Pension Fund contribution and monthly benefit allowance to SZÉP card;

    • Internal rewards and recognition programs;

    • Ongoing wellbeing initiatives (including mental health support), team outings and seasonal gifts;

    • Commuting and relocation support for local, EU or overseas candidates and their *spouses and children (*provided certain conditions are met);

    • Annual profit-sharing bonus subject to company performance;

    • Personal and professional development both in-person and online (certified trainings, on-the-job coaching & mentoring, career progression support); we also nurture new talent and 'career changers' through our comprehensive education programs and exclusive accreditations;

    • Flexible working opportunities (part-time and home office) for a better work-life balance;

    • Annual 1-day paid leave for volunteering;

    • An open, diverse, inclusive, and empathetic culture that supports learning and encourages collaboration over competition;

    • As the proud owner of the Family Friendly Workplace certification, we provide great benefits for working parents with fair maternity and paternity leave policies such as additional bonding leave for dads and same-sex domestic partners at the birth or adoption of a child, accommodating working parents based on needs, organizing family events and many more.

    Who You Are

    • 2+ years of experience in HR - preferably in the area of benefits,

    • Ability to communicate at a high level in English spoken and written plus knowledge of Dutch would be an advantage,

    • Excellent communication skills.

    Being You

    Diversity is a whole lot more than what we look like or where we come from, it's how we think and who we are. We welcome people of all cultures, backgrounds, and experiences. But we're not doing it single-handily: Our Kyndryl Inclusion Networks are only one of many ways we create a workplace where all Kyndryls can find and provide support and advice. This dedication to welcoming everyone into our company means that Kyndryl gives you - and everyone next to you - the ability to bring your whole self to work, individually and collectively, and support the activation of our equitable culture. That's the Kyndryl Way.

    What You Can Expect

    With state-of-the-art resources and Fortune 100 clients, every day is an opportunity to innovate, build new capabilities, new relationships, new processes, and new value. Kyndryl cares about your well-being and prides itself on offering benefits that give you choice, reflect the diversity of our employees and support you and your family through the moments that matter - wherever you are in your life journey. Our employee learning programs give you access to the best learning in the industry to receive certifications, including Microsoft, Google, Amazon, Skillsoft, and many more. Through our company-wide volunteering and giving platform, you can donate, start fundraisers, volunteer, and search over 2 million non-profit organizations. At Kyndryl, we invest heavily in you, we want you to succeed so that together, we will all succeed.

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    Why you should apply for a job to Kyndryl :

  • We have embraced a flexible workplace policy that helps Kyndryl employees achieve business results and work-life balance
  • Career and skills development are at the heart of Kyndryl and an essential part of our everyday culture
  • We're committed to building a culture of empathy that cares about our employees and their families – wherever you are in your life journey