Remote VP of Benefits

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Remote is solving global remote organizations’ biggest challenge: employing anyone anywhere compliantly. We make it possible for businesses big and small to employ a global team by handling global payroll, benefits, taxes, and compliance. Check out remote.com/how-it-works to learn more or if you’re interested in adding to the mission, scroll down to apply now.

Please take a look at remote.com/handbook to learn more about our culture and what it is like to work here. Not only do we encourage folks from all ethnic groups, genders, sexuality, age, and abilities to apply, but we prioritize a sense of belonging. You can check out independent reviews by other candidates on Glassdoor or look up the results of our candidate surveys to see how others feel about working and interviewing here.

All of our positions are fully remote. You do not have to relocate to join us!

About the role

This is an exciting time to join Remote and make a personal difference in the global employment space as the VP of Global Benefits. As the VP of Global Benefits, you will own the strategy, planning, implementation, and oversight of Remote’s entire Global and local Benefits product and service. Remote employs people on behalf of our customers across the globe and offering flexible and best-in-class benefits is one of our largest differentiators. You will lead the entire space end to end, from strategy (what benefits should we offer) to service delivery.

This role will work with large global teams, and directly impact our clients and internal employees, therefore a clear understanding of how to manage teams asynchronously and build global knowledge of benefits will be crucial to the success of these teams.

What this job can offer you

  • Directly responsible for our Global Benefits offering for our Customers but also for our internal employees
    • Plan and implement the long-term Benefits strategy along with Remotes Executive Leadership Team
    • Develop and install strategic projects, launch new benefit products, and develop key partnerships for Remote within the Benefits industry
    • Remain up to date with global benefits, global trends, social norms, and continuous changes that will impact our customers and internal employees
    • Advise on and select external regional partners and serve as their key point of contact, ideally aligning to our very fast scaling needs and aligning our vendors to these needs
    • Oversee compliance with applicable regulatory requirements regarding employee benefits while staying up-to-date on current related legislation.
    • Drive revenue opportunities in the Benefits space
  • Structure and manage the Remote Benefits Team
    • Continue to improve the scalability, accuracy, and data integrity of all Benefits at Remote
    • Develop and implement best practices, key performance indicators, and SLA metrics for the Benefits team
    • Analyze and report on key drivers impacting top and bottom-line performance and speed in the Benefits Team
  • Partner closely with the People team and Total Rewards team to ensure there is fluid alignment and knowledge on how benefits work in each country and why.
  • Own the budget and negotiations with external partners
  • Work with our engineering teams to make sure the benefits product is seamless

What you bring

  • Either:
    • 10+ years experience in managing global benefits teams or
    • 10+ years experience in managing a customer-facing product and service
  • Familiarity with the change that occurs in a start-up in the first four years and comfortable with that. Ability to adapt to a fast-paced, international work environment with a passion for making an impact.
  • Strong Product-oriented mindset: automation, integration, documentation, and scaling can directly impact workload
  • Leadership skills: previous experience in building teams and leading departments.
  • You are passionate about the growth and make data-driven, well-researched, and well-informed decisions
  • Team player with the ability to work independently and take own responsibility
  • Is a productivity geek and will constantly think of ways to improve and speed up their work
  • Writes and speaks fluent English
  • It’s not required to have experience working remotely, but is considered a plus

Practicals

  • You’ll report to the SVP of Operations
  • Team: Benefits
  • Location: Anywhere in the world
  • Start date: As soon as possible

Remote Compensation Philosophy

Remote’s Total Rewards philosophy is to ensure fair, unbiased compensation and fair equity pay along with competitive benefits in all locations in which we operate. We do not agree to or encourage cheap-labor practices and therefore we ensure to pay the above in-location rates. We hope to inspire other companies to support global talent hiring and bring local wealth to developing countries.

For U.S. applicants: Across all US locations, the base salary range for this full-time position is $209,500 to $226,800 plus eligibility for equity. Our salary ranges are determined by role, level, and location, and our job titles may span more than one career level. The actual base pay for the successful candidate in this role is dependent upon many factors such as location, transferable or job-related skills, work experience, relevant training, business needs, and market demands. The base salary range is subject to change and may be modified in the future.

We offer a generous benefits package to all full-time employees. In the U.S. this includes: a 401(k) plan + 4% employer match, unlimited paid time off, paid sick leave in excess of local requirements, paid parental leave, FSA, HSA, health, dental, and vision plans for you. Click here for more information on our global employee benefits.

Benefits

Our benefits & perks are explained in our public handbook at remote.com/benefits.

How you’ll plan your day (and life)

We work async at Remote which means you can plan your schedule around your life (and not around meetings). Read more at remote.com/async.

You will be empowered to take ownership and be proactive. When in doubt you will default to action instead of waiting. Your life-work balance is important and you will be encouraged to put yourself and your family first, and fit work around your needs.

If that sounds like something you want, apply now!

Application process

  1. Interview with recruiter
  2. Interview with the future manager, Senior VP of Operations
  3. Interview with VP of Operations, Lifecycle
  4. Interview with VP of People
  5. Interview with founder(s) (optional)
  6. Prior employment verification check (Read more at remote.com/employment-checks)

How to apply

Please fill out the form below and upload your CV in PDF format.

We kindly ask you to submit your application and CV in English, as this is the standardized language we use here at Remote.

See how to convert your CV to PDF here.

If you don’t have an up-to-date CV but you are still interested in talking to us, please feel free to add a copy of your LinkedIn profile instead.

Need help? Email hiring@remote.com

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