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Objective: Seek the position of Compensation and Benefits Manager
SUMMARY: Profoundly gifted Compensation and Benefits professional with huge background in planning, directing, and coordinating compensation and benefits activities and staff of an organization.
Summary of Qualifications
Over ten years experience.
Strong knowledge of principles and procedures for personnel recruitment, selection, training, compensation and benefits, labor relations and negotiation, and personnel information systems.
Excellent business and management principles involved in strategic planning, resource allocation, human resources modeling, leadership technique, production methods, and coordination of people and resources.
Remarkable knowledge of arithmetic, algebra, geometry, calculus, statistics, and their applications.
Excellent knowledge of laws, legal codes, court procedures, precedents, government regulations, executive orders, agency rules, and the democratic political process.
Remarkable knowledge of human behavior and performance; individual differences in ability, personality, and interests; learning and motivation; psychological research methods; and the assessment and treatment of behavioral and affective disorders.
Great ability to motivate, develop, and direct people as they work, identifying the best people for the job.
Excellent ability to communicate effectively both in writing and in speaking.
In-depth ability to use logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems.
Xtel Inc., Minneapolis, MN 2002 - Present
Compensation and Benefits Manager
Administer, direct, and review employee benefit programs, including the integration of benefit programs following mergers and acquisitions.
Analyze compensation policies, government regulations, and prevailing wage rates to develop competitive compensation plan.
Analyze statistical data and reports to identify and determine causes of personnel problems and develop recommendations for improvement of organization's personnel policies and practices.
Design, evaluate and modify benefits policies to ensure that programs are current, competitive and in compliance with legal requirements.
Develop methods to improve employment policies, processes, and practices, and recommend changes to management.
Direct preparation and distribution of written and verbal information to inform employees of benefits, compensation, and personnel policies.
Formulate policies, procedures and programs for recruitment, testing, placement, classification, orientation, benefits and compensation, and labor and industrial relations.
Fulfill all reporting requirements of all relevant government rules and regulations, including the Employee Retirement Income Security Act (ERISA).
Identify and implement benefits to increase the quality of life for employees, by working with brokers and researching benefits issues.
Manage the design and development of tools to assist employees in benefits selection, and to guide managers through compensation decisions.
Greatvine Inc., Minneapolis, MN 2000 - 2002
Assistant Manager, Compensation and Benefits
Monitored the organization's salary structure and benefits provision to ensure a balance between control of costs and attracting and retaining staff.
Researched and analyzed salary rates and benefits offered by other employers in the same sector.
Undertook job evaluations to ensure that the differences in pay between those doing different jobs within the organization are fair and are perceived to be so.
Made recommendations on changes to pension and insurance schemes.
Identified and determined the causes of personnel problems and developed recommendations for improvement.
Developed and implemented new benefit packages, ensuring that these were current and competitive and in line with legal requirements.
Negotiated with union representatives on issues relating to pay and benefits.
Managed the payroll system.
Developed and maintained personnel record systems in accordance with current legislation.
Sandson Resort Inc., Minneapolis, MN 1998 - 2000
Senior Analyst, Compensation and Benefits
Assisted in the administration of the compensation (Base and short tem incentive), pension, and stock option programs.
Performed job analyses, including interview, evaluation, internal comparison and external survey.
Recommended appropriate salary grade placement and adjustments consistent with objectives regarding internal equity and external competitiveness.
Participated in salary surveys and analyzed the survey results to determine the competitiveness of the company's compensation package.
Assisted in the preparation of the salary grade structure.
Implemented approved modifications to the structure, as necessary, to ensure a competitive posture in the labor market.
Assisted in the communication of employee compensation and benefit programs, including counseling employees, drafting and distributing employee communication materials.
Assisted in the administration of the defined benefit and defined contribution retirement plans, including plan design, modification, recordkeeping, reporting and disclosure.
Acted as the liaison with both internal and external attorneys and auditors with respect to Company's benefit plans.
Assisted in the preparation in the section's annual capital and operating and maintenance budgets.
Monitored budget variances monthly and initiated budgetary control actions as appropriate.
Conducted special studies regarding employee benefit plan design to determine the cost-effectiveness of existing programs, evaluated alternatives and assessed the desirability of new programs and modifications to existing programs.
Monitored federal and state regulations concerning benefits administration to ensure compliance with legal requirements.
Sandson Resort Inc., Minneapolis, MN 1996 - 1998
Analyst, Compensation and Benefits
Administered aspects of annual performance review/merit increase and bonus cycles.
Assisted in the creation and maintenance of formal group and individual Compensation Plans.
Assisted manager in creating and maintaining salary range system, including periodic evaluation of levels/grades/bands used and annual range movement.
Reviewed job descriptions for accuracy; created and maintained job description library with updated descriptions.
Assisted in formulating policies and pay practices for expatriates and global offices.
CCP, PHR, SPHR Certified
Masters in Personnel Management University of New York (1998)
Bachelor's Degree in Business Administration University of New York (1996)