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Manager Global Employee Benefits

Company: Hanes Brands
Location: Thomasville
Posted on: June 10, 2021

Job Description:

Responsible for providing recommendations and establishment of overall global benefit strategies across multiple business units.  The strategy encompasses a broad spectrum of employees across multiple levels within a global environment. Conducts analysis and oversees design and development of plan changes as necessary to ensure competitive and cost effective benefit plans on a global basis. Works with vendors, partners, consultants and HR Field Management to ensure benefit plans are competitive, compliant and meet service level standards. Works with HR partners to ensure seamless migration of plans and programs from development state to implementation.  Develops communication programs using various media to keep employees informed about changes to benefit plans. 

  • Manages the day-to-day operations of benefit programs to include: health, welfare
  • Monitor benefit performance and identify areas where new/improved benefit plans can improve the quality of existing benefit services, as well as recommending means for improvement. 
  • Ensure all programs are progressive, competitive, cost effective, high quality, equitable and flexible. Conduct ongoing analysis to ensure plans are cost effective and competitive. Provides detailed financial analysis, reviews and reporting on all benefit plans.
  • Manage process for US benefit vendor selection, renewals and implementations.
  • In conjunction with the Director, Global Employee Benefits develops annual operating plan and budget for all Benefit Programs. Monitor and analyze trends and issues related to benefits and the global external market, such as government regulations, market data/surveys, competitive practices, etc to forecast the impact on HBI and implement initiatives to proactively respond.
  • Oversee all international benefit renewals which includes coordination with the International Broker, local HR and Global Benefits.  Analyze all renewals for competitiveness and cost efficiency.
  • Work with broker to benchmark benefits and provide strategic change analysis and recommendations to senior leadership.
  • Serve as liaison between field Human Resources and disability carrier to insure effective training and processes are in place.
  • Partner with facilities to establish successful employee communications to enhance proper usage of benefit programs.
  • Manage administrative and service vendors including contract renewals and compliance, issues management, communications frequency, schedule and approach. Assist in resolution of escalated benefit issues.
  • Oversee annual domestic enrollment project plan including milestones, tasks, timeline and  resources.  Assists with global enrollments as necessary.
  • Develop employee benefit communications and training strategy to include key messages, methodology, collateral materials, briefing sessions, timeline, resources and budgets.
  • Manage the day-to-day operations of the onsite Wellness Center which includes operations and budget oversite.
  • Develop wellness strategy and coordinate wellness activities for Headquarters ensuring programs are in line with corporate objectives.  Coordinate corporate wide sponsored events as needed.

  • Bachelors degree and 6+ years experience, or equivalent gained through education and experience, in the disciplines outlined above.                            
  • Prior international benefits experience with multi-national companies (min 3 years).
  • HRIS Systems knowledge
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel and PowerPoint)
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills.
  • Superior communication skills, project management, vendor management and staff
    management experience.      
  • Detail oriented self-starter with excellent communication/organizational skills.
  • Ability to initiate and handle multiple priority projects concurrently. Special Skills
  • May be required to travel both domestically and internationally.
  • Bilingual or Multilingual a Plus
  • CEBS Preferred
  • PHR/SPHR Preferred


To qualify, applicants must be legally authorized to work in the United States and should not require now, or in the future, sponsorship for employment visa status.


EOE/AA: Minorities/Females/Veterans/Disabled.

Only applicants requiring reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process should contact us directly:    

Telephone: 877.999.5553


Keywords: Hanes Brands, Winston-Salem , Manager Global Employee Benefits, Other , Thomasville, North Carolina

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