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PwC IT Services Co. IT Services- Benefits Director (Select Virtual Locations) in Richmond, Virginia

Line of Service

Internal Firm Services

Industry/Sector

Not Applicable

Specialism

IFS - Internal Firm Services - Other

Management Level

Director

Job Description & Summary

A career in our Human Resources team, within Internal Firm Services, will provide you with the opportunity to make a difference at PwC by helping to fully leverage the skills and talents of all our people. Youll focus on helping the local offices in driving the Firms people strategy, creating a unique people experience for each individual, and supporting our Firm wide values by working with the core competencies that measure and drive individual and Firm wide success in the marketplace. As part of our Policy, Strategy and Leadership team, youll provide strategic oversight, manage operations, and develop policies for all aspects of the Human Resources team.

To really stand out and make us fit for the future in a constantly changing world, each and every one of us at PwC needs to be a purpose-led and values-driven leader at every level. To help us achieve this we have the PwC Professional; our global leadership development framework. It gives us a single set of expectations across our lines, geographies and career paths, and provides transparency on the skills we need as individuals to be successful and progress in our careers, now and in the future.

As a Director, you'll work as part of a team of problem solvers, helping to solve complex business issues from strategy to execution. PwC Professional skills and responsibilities for this management level include but are not limited to:

  • Support team to disrupt, improve and evolve ways of working when necessary.

  • Arrange and sponsor appropriate assignments and experiences to help people realise their potential and support their long-term aspirations.

  • Identify gaps in the market and spot opportunities to create value propositions.

  • Look for opportunities to scale efficiencies and new ways of working across multiple projects and environments.

  • Create an environment where people and technology thrive together to accomplish more than they could apart.

  • I promote and encourage others to value difference when working in diverse teams.

  • Drive and take ownership for developing connections that help deliver what is best for our people and stakeholders.

  • Influence and facilitate the creation of long-term relationships which add value to the firm.

  • Uphold the firm's code of ethics and business conduct.

This position will be part of PwC IT Services (US) LLC, a member of the PwC network of firms. PwC IT Services (US) LLC (a wholly owned subsidiary of PwC IT Services Limited) provides technology services to other PwC member firms. PwC refers to the PwC network and/or one or more of its member firms, each of which is a separate legal entity. Please see www.pwc.com/structure for further details.

Basic Qualifications/Skills Section:

Minimum Years of Experience:

8 years

Addtl Years of Experience Verbiage:

Minimum of 8 year(s) of progressive experience leading strategic benefit efforts and teams.

Minimum Degree Required:

High School Diploma

Degree Preferred:

Bachelor's Degree

Additional Information around Degree Preferred:

NA

Fields of Study:

Human Resources Management, Business management or other related

Certification Required:

None

Certification Preferred:

SHRM-CP/SHRM-SCP; PHR/SPHR; CEBS

Demonstrates executive-level abilities, and/or a proven record of success, with directing efforts in relation to benefits at a national level, preferably with a professional services firm or a tech startup. Extensive experience in managing teams and conceiving the policies and protocols necessary for benefit plan administration to accomplish key objectives, including the following areas:

  • Developing strategic priorities to drive and support a wide range of firm-wide employee benefit programs impacting initiatives within the constraints of schedule, budget and scope;

  • Acting in an advisory capacity to internal stakeholders on regulatory requirements and changes;

  • Coordinating with in-country HR contacts and external vendors so that the program documents are accurately maintained and are in compliance with local and national regulations and internal governance guidelines;

  • Extensive knowledge and specialization of ERISA, Section 125, COBRA, HIPAA, PPACA and other benefit laws and regulations;

  • Comprehensive knowledge of typical employee benefits offerings in the US, including deep understanding and awareness of legislation and regulations associated with employee benefits;

  • Extensive knowledge and specialization of employee leave requirements on federal, state, and local levels;

  • Subject matter specialist in assigned plans/programs to ensure compliance with plan/program rules and legal requirements, while confirming state regulations interplay and compliance with federal regulations, and multiple types of leaves (Disability, Family Medical, Parental, Military, etc.);

  • Strong ability to manage multiple relationships with external vendors, including ability to initiate critical, assertive conversations with vendors concerning performance and conduct;

  • Successful management of RFPs from initiation to implementation as well as familiarity with system integrations and downstream impacts to vendors;

  • Extensive contacts and relationships with US providers across all elements of employee benefits;

  • Fiduciary responsibilities for a stand alone entity;

  • Demonstrated success creating new benefit programs and continually striving to do things better than the status quo. You are intellectually curious with an ability to work with a high degree of autonomy through ambiguous circumstances;

  • Oversee and manage our company's employee benefits programs, while also being involved in the day-to-day administration and operations;

  • Conduct periodic reviews and audits of benefit plans to maximize value and cost savings;

  • Identify benefit trends to keep plans competitive and up to date;

  • Understand, interpret, and effectively communicate benefit plan provisions, policies, programs, process, and practice as the escalation point;

  • Proven track record of managing a team including coaching, mentoring and developing staff;

  • Demonstrating customer focus, attention to detail, independent decision making, self motivation and work ethic with proven track record of exercising sound judgment;

  • Possessing and displaying verbal and written communication skills with proven ability to convey information to internal and external customers in a clear, focused and concise manner;

  • Excellent project management skills with a proven ability to design workable solutions, manage multiple initiatives simultaneously, prioritize workloads, meet deadlines and drive projects to successful implementation; and

  • Demonstrating proficiency in Google and MS Office applications.

This is a U.S. based role and PwC IT Services (US) LLC does not intend to hire external job seekers who will need, now or in the future, PwC IT Services (US) LLC sponsorship through the H-1B lottery.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment at PwC IT Services (US) LLC without regard to race; creed; color; religion; national origin; sex; age; disability; sexual orientation; gender identity or expression; genetic predisposition or carrier status; veteran, marital, or citizenship status; or any other status protected by law. PwC IT Services (US) LLC is proud to be an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer.

For Applicants Residing in Colorado

Compensation range: $149,500 -$243,000 plus may be eligible for an annual discretionary bonus. Actual compensation within that range will be dependent upon the individual's skills, experience and qualifications.

For Applicants Residing inNewYorkState

Compensation range: $139,000 $243,000 plus may be eligible for an annual discretionary bonus. Actual compensation within that range will be dependent upon the individual's skills, experience and qualifications.

We offer a comprehensive, flexible and competitive benefits program. It provides access to programs that can be tailored to meet the personal health and financial well-being needs of our employees and their families. We offer medical, vision and dental coverage, and health savings accounts; mental health support, family and caregiver support, time off to relax and recharge through our paid holidays, firmwide extended holidays, vacation and family and personal sick time; and a retirement savings plan with Roth features.

Education (if blank, degree and/or field of study not specified)

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Certifications (if blank, certifications not specified)

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Optional Skills

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Travel Requirements

Available for Work Visa Sponsorship?

Government Clearance Required?

Job Posting End Date

April 30, 2024

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment at PricewaterhouseCoopers ITServices (US) LLC without regard to race; creed; color; religion; national origin; sex; age; disability; sexual orientation; gender identity or expression; genetic predisposition or carrier status; veteran, marital, or citizenship status; or any other status protected by law. PricewaterhouseCoopers ITServices (US) LLC is proud to be an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer.

Please note that, at this time, to be in-person at a PwC office, client location or PwC-sponsored events, you must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. PwC does not intend to hire experienced or entry level job seekers who will need, now or in the future, PwC sponsorship through the H-1B lottery, except as set forth within the following policy: https://pwc.to/H-1B-Lottery-Policy. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment at PwC without regard to race; creed; color; religion; national origin; sex; age; disability; sexual orientation; gender identity or expression; genetic predisposition or carrier status; veteran, marital, or citizenship status; or any other status protected by law. PwC is proud to be an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer.