Sr. Global Benefits Manager

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Sr Global Benefits Manager 

The Sr. Global Benefits Manager is responsible for the design and execution of the Global Benefits strategy targeted at attracting, retaining and engaging talent in support of short and long-term workforce needs. This role leads the team focused on designing, analyzing and implementing benefit programs. This role will be also responsible for identifying opportunities to continuously improve and evolve the Benefits function.


  • Design and execute a competitive, end-to-end Global Benefits strategy that aligns with Sotera Health’s business strategy and talent agenda.
  • Design and implement innovative, cost competitive and market prevalent benefit programs in each of the countries where we operate.
  • Remain current on industry benefits practices and changing legal issues, assessing and communicating potential impact on the business, along with providing recommendations/solutions to address any concerns.
  • Review the mix of benefits offered to employees and assess their effectiveness; make recommendations to vary offerings based on current best practices, cost, and satisfaction of employees regarding benefits.
  • Collaborate with benefits providers and brokers on renewals or service bids, utilization experience, cost management, and plan design options; review vendors’ performance and recommend changes to management.
  • Lead due diligence and integration of benefits programs during the acquisition process.
  • Coach and develop direct reports.
  • Monitor activities to stay within established budget, working closely with Finance to forecast and monitor budget related to benefits programs.
  • Forge strong relationships with vendors, consultants, HR teams to ensure best practices and to provide mutual support and partnership.
  • Create and provide an ongoing reporting for health and welfare and retirement programs globally
  • Partner with internal resources to develop and effectively communicate employee benefits changes
  • Review and recommend changes to benefit documentation, including contracts, plan documents and summaries.


Education, Training and/or Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree in related field with 7-10 years of experience in the analysis, strategic design, and administration of global benefit programs.

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and Personal Characteristics

  • Knowledge of commonly‐used concepts, practices and procedures in HR and Finance.
  • Experience with large volume and diverse global benefit programs.
  • Solid analytical abilities specific to employee benefits programs.
  • Compliance and operations knowledge across all benefit programs including health and welfare and
  • retirement.
  • Demonstrated project management skills required.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills. Skilled in developing and delivering clear,
  • succinct, persuasive presentations to varying audiences including employees and executive
  • management.
  • Ability to think strategically and continually review and improve processes. Excellent ability to apply logical reasoning to data analysis and think through details. Ability to be self‐directed and to handle large, concurrent projects with minimal supervision while adhering to strict guidelines.
  • Demonstrated ability in Microsoft Office products including advanced Excel, PowerPoint and Word.
  • Intermediate knowledge of HRIS (Oracle preferred).
  • Ability to engage positively within current systems and processes while making the business case to
  • make improvements.
  • Ability to collaborate with HR partners, effectively balancing the needs of the business with administrative needs of the Benefits team
  • This role is hybrid which requires in office Tuesday through Thursday supporting our Corporate function

Certifications, Licenses, Registrations

  • CEBS certification preferred

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