Design, evaluate and modify benefits policies to ensure that programs are current, competitive, and in compliance with legal requirements.
Analyze compensation policies, government regulations, and prevailing wage rates to develop competitive compensation plan.
Administer, direct, and review employee benefit programs, including the integration of benefit programs following mergers and acquisitions.
Fulfill all reporting requirements of all relevant government rules and regulations, including the Employee Retirement Income Security Act (ERISA).
Formulate policies, procedures and programs for recruitment, testing, placement, classification, orientation, benefits and compensation, and labor and industrial relations.
Direct preparation and distribution of written and verbal information to inform employees of benefits, compensation, and personnel policies.
Manage the design and development of tools to assist employees in benefits selection, and to guide managers through compensation decisions.
Prepare detailed job descriptions and classification systems and define job levels and families, in partnership with other managers.
Advise management on such matters as equal employment opportunity, sexual harassment, and discrimination.
Negotiate bargaining agreements.