Comp & Bens Advisor
- Bristol, South West
- Posted 8th November 2017
- £25000 - £35000 per Annum
- Ref: Comp & Bens Advisor
Summary of role
You will provide effective administration of employee benefit schemes and provide advice internally and externally regarding such schemes. Additionally, the position will support the Senior Reward Manager to provide a full range of compensation/reward/benefits services. The successful candidate will also have working knowledge of UK Pension Auto Enrolment - which is a key part of this role.
1.Provide efficient and effective administration of employee mandatory/supplemental insurance schemes and provide advice internally and externally regarding such schemes, including:
a.Liaise with client and colleagues to advise client regarding mandatory/supplemental insurance scheme requirements and best practice, answering client questions as necessary, and gain an understanding of the client's needs;
b.Liaise with insurer/broker to generate and provide quotations, based on the Client's needs;
c.Liaise with client employees to introduce benefit schemes and answer employee queries, and keep client updated as necessary;
d.Maintain and action client alerts daily. Update relevant colleagues and external parties with any changes to employee data, and client updates generally; and
e.Ensure files/documentation kept on clients behalf are maintained to appropriate requirements (SSAE16/Data Protection).
2.Support the Senior Reward Manager to provide a full range of compensation/ reward/ benefits services, including:
a.Assist with audits of client mandatory/supplemental insurance schemes, and other Reward related matters;
b.Assist with international salary review processes and market benchmarking;
c.Assist with the development of Client project proposals; and
d.Assist with ensuring Client projects regarding compensation and benefits are progressed effectively and efficiently.
3.Work diligently to ensure high quality services are delivered by the HR Team, including:
a.Ensure own learning and skills attainment is appropriate to meet requirements of role; seek to address any identified knowledge and skill gaps;
b.Ensure you work towards a high standard with regard to the HR team Core Objectives
(including with regard to Quality of Service and Chargeability, Working with Others, and Growth and Commerciality), and personal objectives set by your Manager;
c.Ensure current systems and databases are fit for purpose for C&B needs. Liaise with relevant colleagues to ensure modifications are made when required, and liaise with HR team regarding updates;
d.Develop and/or review Country Reports in relation to C&B requirements and best practice;
e.Keep abreast of developments and trends in international C&B legislative requirements, new products, best practices and industry changes that will impact and/or benefit clients
f.International Benefits experience is beneficial, but not essential
Skills required -
1.Ability to deliver high level administrative work, and previous experience of within a fast-paced administrative role.
2.Excellent organisational skills and ability to manage work deliverables under tight timeframes.
3.Strong attention to detail, and ability to objectively review own work and that of others.
4.Effective communication skills, including an awareness of cultural and linguistic differences.
5.Resilient to conflicting demands and ability to effectively solve problems.
6.A high degree of analytical skills with the ability to present complex issues and data to a variety of audiences.
7.Ability to work autonomously and manage own deadlines, as well as actively contribute within a team.
8.Able to engage confidently and effectively at all levels of the business, and with external parties
9.Excellent working knowledge of MS Office with advanced Excel skills (including pivot tables and V lookups).
1.Experience managing external third party relationships with affiliates and vendors.
2.Knowledge and/or experience of employee benefits administration.
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