PPD is a leading global CRO providing comprehensive, integrated drug development, laboratory and lifecycle management services. Our clients and partners include pharmaceutical, biotechnology, medical device, academic and government organizations. With offices in 47 countries and approximately 20,000 professionals worldwide, PPD applies innovative technologies, therapeutic expertise and a firm commitment to quality to help clients and partners bend the cost and time curve of drug development to deliver life-changing therapies that improve health.
We are looking for an experienced Benefits Manager (Manager, Rewards) to work in our corporate headquarter offices in Wilmington, NC. This role is responsible for managing all US benefit plans and programs effectively, compliantly, and in accordance with the organization’s reward strategy.
Responsible for managing all US benefit plans and programs, including compliance, administration and vendor management, as well as the Benefits staff (3-5 people). Plans and programs include but are not limited to all health & welfare plans, 401(k) retirement plan, and worker’s compensation.
Participates in and analyzes benefits surveys to benchmark the competitive position of employee benefit programs.
Develops proposals to improve or enhance benefit programs.
Develops and implements benefit communication strategy and annual plan.
Leads team to develop and implement process improvements.
Participates on M&A and integration teams as required
Education and Experience:
Bachelor's degree in HR, Business Management or related discipline
Previous experience that provides the knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform the job (comparable to 5+ years) or equivalent and relevant combination of education, training, & experience.
1+ year of leadership responsibility
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Strong supervisory and management skills
Proficient in problem solving and prioritizing
Work effectively with all levels of employees
Advanced knowledge of compensation and benefits theories, principles, programs, trends and best practices
Strong analytical and quantitative skills
Strong Microsoft Office skills for analysis and presentation of data
Demonstrates strong presentation skills
Excellent communication skills both written and verbal
Excellent interpersonal skills
Ability to multi-task and handle pressure
Pharmaceutical Product Development, LLC is firmly committed to Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) and prohibits employment discrimination for employees and applicants based on age, race, color, pregnancy, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, religion, marital status, citizenship, disability or protected veteran or other status protected by federal, state, and/or local law.