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Compensation and Benefits Specialist

Job Title: Compensation and Benefits Specialist
Contract Type: Temporary
Location: Cork
REF: 84632
Job Published: almost 2 years ago

Job Description

Compensation and Benefits Specialist

Our client, a medical device company in Cork are currently looking to recruit a Compensation and Benefits Specialist for their site on a temporary basis.

Job Description
  • Partners with both HR Managers and HR Director to develop comprehensive reward strategies and processes and to ensure that highly performing employees and work teams are effectively rewarded and recognized.
  • Supports HR Leaders to design and implement best practice, innovative, cost efficient and effective reward systems in both sites that are aligned to all stakeholder needs
  • Helps create and maintain salary structures with fixed and variable components for direct and indirect employee groups.
  • Monitors and researches market reward trends and makes recommendations for continuous improvement.
  • Benchmarks, creates Job match data and conducts Salary and Benefit surveys at local, sector, and national levels.
  • Makes recommendations for annual salary, merit increases and market adjustments.
  • Manages and ensures the administration of the following reward processes in Cork:
  • Annual Salary increase process
  • Annual Discretionary Performance Related Bonus Process.
  • Share Purchase Program, including Salary Foregoing.
  • Health Insurance Program
  • Long Term Disability Plan.
  • Recognition Programmes
  • Co-ordinates the Cork Company Pension Plan and be the company point of contact with the external pension administrative company.
  • Ensures employees are fully aware of all their benefit entitlement and are enabled to make informed choices, where relevant.
  • Liaises with the HR Administrator to optimise HR systems and rewards administration so that processes are streamlined and efficient.
  • Works closely and flexibly with other HR team members in both locations.
  • All other duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications:
  • Third level qualification in Human Resources, Business or related area required.
  • Minimum of 3 years Compensation and Benefits experience or in equivalent HR Discipline
  • High level of proficiency in word, excel, PowerPoint and HR databases essential
  • Analytical & problem solving skills required
  • Numerical skills
  • Attention to detail with demonstrated efficient work methods, and ability to handle multiple tasks in a fast paced environment essential.
  • Team Player and capable of working as part of a multi-disciplined team.
  • Continuous improvement focus with a view to achieving business excellence in all processes.
  • Project management skills
  • Ability to influence and effectively communicate with key stakeholders

Percent Travel Required: Up to 10%

For further information on this Compensation and Benefits Specialist role in Cork please contact Avril Downey on 021 2066287 /
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