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EMEA Pension Program Manager

Job Title: EMEA Pension Program Manager
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Unknown
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Salary: Not Specified
Reference: f001a430-e7ec-4223-9cf8-b724d9dd4ce1
Job Published: November 21, 2020 23:01

Job Description

Job Description

Amazon.com is seeking a EMEA Pension Program Manager to join our Employee Investment Services team. This hands-on individual contributor role will partner extensively with internal stakeholders and external partners to execute all regulatory requirements and reporting for our International retirement programs. Qualified candidates will have prior pension/retirement program management experience as this candidate will be responsible for day-to-day administration and management of Pension Plans in EMEA, implementing operational mechanisms to support our international retirement plans, ensuring the plan's governance structure framework is operating within local regulations; ensuring operational processes and control requirements are adhered to; implement new business-level control mechanisms; develop and execute on program/business level risk and compliance, and manage program level reporting metrics. The ideal candidate will be able to work independently, will be innovative, an effective communicator, have a desire to participate in change, and appreciate a dynamic environment with rapidly changing priorities. We are seeking someone with a demonstrated history of successfully owning and managing large, complex problems and engaging with cross-functional teams, and numerous stakeholders, directly and through influence.

Flexible Location: United Kingdom, Germany, France, Luxembourg International travel may be required.

Core Responsibilities:

Corporate Governance - Ensure local plans are administered in compliance with plan documents and applicable regulations, identify and build a comprehensive and sustainable compliance review for existing and new retirement plans, monitor program costs, advise on current trends and global best operational practices.

Compliance - Manage and execute the day-to-day activities related to pension plans in the EMEA region, performing audits and compliance reviews, and communicating findings, results, and remediation plans. Identify potential areas of compliance vulnerability and risk, develop and execute on corrective action plans to resolve issues, escalate (as appropriate) to senior management, and recommend how to avoid or handle similar situations in the future. Track and monitor new regulations and ensure compliance with local pension plans. Create and manage project plans to ensure all deadlines are met.

Research and Reporting - Identify potential areas of compliance vulnerability and risk, develop and implement corrective action plans for resolution of problematic issues, and develop plans on how to prevent and mitigate similar situations in the future. Use sound judgment to respond, track and resolve escalations and appeals in a timely manner. Research issues, learn and become adept in Amazon systems and tools to aid in resolving issues. Track regulatory changes with impacts to local pension programs and policies.

Program Management - Perform and manage the day to day administration and operations of pension plans in EMEA. Develop and implement solutions that reduce risk and compliance while supporting strategic initiatives and objectives, providing an optimal employee experience, and scaling to support future business growth. Participate in and/or lead local RFI/RFPs with working groups consisting of Amazon internal business stakeholders. Develop employee communications and partner with local Benefit teams to measure and improve on the employee experience., Corporate Governance - Ensure local plans are administered in compliance with plan documents and applicable regulations, identify and build a comprehensive and sustainable compliance review for existing and new retirement plans, monitor program costs, advise on current trends and global best operational practices.

Compliance - Manage and execute the day-to-day activities related to pension plans in the EMEA region, performing audits and compliance reviews, and communicating findings, results, and remediation plans. Identify potential areas of compliance vulnerability and risk, develop and execute on corrective action plans to resolve issues, escalate (as appropriate) to senior management, and recommend how to avoid or handle similar situations in the future. Track and monitor new regulations and ensure compliance with local pension plans. Create and manage project plans to ensure all deadlines are met.

Research and Reporting - Identify potential areas of compliance vulnerability and risk, develop and implement corrective action plans for resolution of problematic issues, and develop plans on how to prevent and mitigate similar situations in the future. Use sound judgment to respond, track and resolve escalations and appeals in a timely manner. Research issues, learn and become adept in Amazon systems and tools to aid in resolving issues. Track regulatory changes with impacts to local pension programs and policies.

Program Management - Perform and manage the day to day administration and operations of pension plans in EMEA. Develop and implement solutions that reduce risk and compliance while supporting strategic initiatives and objectives, providing an optimal employee experience, and scaling to support future business growth. Participate in and/or lead local RFI/RFPs with working groups consisting of Amazon internal business stakeholders. Develop employee communications and partner with local Benefit teams to measure and improve on the employee experience.

Candidate Description

· 6+ years of relevant project and program management experience · Fluent in English · Demonstrated ability to achieve program success through influence and partnership from design to delivering of initiatives · Exellent written and verbal communications skills with ability to interface with all levels of the organization and demonstrated ability to influence decision makers · Deep understanding and experience in delivering high levels of customer service · Highly organized, able to prioritize and work under pressure on a number of projects/initiatives at the same time in a rapidly growing environment · Strong data analysis skills; the ability to extract and synthesize data in order to make data-backed business decisions · Ability to develop ad-hoc reporting to meet specific business needs and inquiries · Successful record of building operational processes and procedures, continuously improving programs and efficiencies Periodic Global business travel may be required.

· Bachelor's degree in business, finance, HR or related field or equivalent professional experience · 7+ years of global benefits/retirement administration, compliance and program management · Experience influencing senior leaders, in partnership with cross functional business leaders, to gain approvals on proposals and recommendations · Proven track record of working effectively with people across a large, complex organization to create and launch innovative, successful solutions · Strong business judgment and a practical, common sense approach to getting things done. · Flexibility, sharp organizational and process-oriented skills, and a self-starting work ethic · Strong analytical and data gathering skills (including Excel and database analysis) · Demonstrated bias for action with strengths in problem solving, issue-resolution, ability to work in an ambiguous and deadline-driven work environment, attention to detail and ability to multi-task · Excellent verbal and written communication skills, including the proven ability to effectively manage, influence, negotiate and communicate with business partners and teams · 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 · Strong business judgment and a practical, common sense approach to solving complex problems · Flexibility, sharp organizational and process-oriented skills, and a self-starting work ethic · Demonstrated passion for delivering a great customer experience

Amazon.com is seeking a EMEA Pension Program Manager to join our Employee Investment Services team. This hands-on individual contributor role will partner extensively with internal stakeholders and external partners to execute all regulatory requirements and reporting for our International retirement programs. Qualified candidates will have prior pension/retirement program management experience as this candidate will be responsible for day-to-day administration and management of Pension Plans in EMEA, implementing operational mechanisms to support our international retirement plans, ensuring the plan's governance structure framework is operating within local regulations; ensuring operational processes and control requirements are adhered to; implement new business-level control mechanisms; develop and execute on program/business level risk and compliance, and manage program level reporting metrics. The ideal candidate will be able to work independently, will be innovative, an effective communicator, have a desire to participate in change, and appreciate a dynamic environment with rapidly changing priorities. We are seeking someone with a demonstrated history of successfully owning and managing large, complex problems and engaging with cross-functional teams, and numerous stakeholders, directly and through influence., · 6+ years of relevant project and program management experience · Fluent in English · Demonstrated ability to achieve program success through influence and partnership from design to delivering of initiatives · Exellent written and verbal communications skills with ability to interface with all levels of the organization and demonstrated ability to influence decision makers · Deep understanding and experience in delivering high levels of customer service · Highly organized, able to prioritize and work under pressure on a number of projects/initiatives at the same time in a rapidly growing environment · Strong data analysis skills; the ability to extract and synthesize data in order to make data-backed business decisions · Ability to develop ad-hoc reporting to meet specific business needs and inquiries · Successful record of building operational processes and procedures, continuously improving programs and efficiencies Periodic Global business travel may be required.

· Bachelor's degree in business, finance, HR or related field or equivalent professional experience · 7+ years of global benefits/retirement administration, compliance and program management · Experience influencing senior leaders, in partnership with cross functional business leaders, to gain approvals on proposals and recommendations · Proven track record of working effectively with people across a large, complex organization to create and launch innovative, successful solutions · Strong business judgment and a practical, common sense approach to getting things done. · Flexibility, sharp organizational and process-oriented skills, and a self-starting work ethic · Strong analytical and data gathering skills (including Excel and database analysis) · Demonstrated bias for action with strengths in problem solving, issue-resolution, ability to work in an ambiguous and deadline-driven work environment, attention to detail and ability to multi-task · Excellent verbal and written communication skills, including the proven ability to effectively manage, influence, negotiate and communicate with business partners and teams · 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 · Strong business judgment and a practical, common sense approach to solving complex problems · Flexibility, sharp organizational and process-oriented skills, and a self-starting work ethic · Demonstrated passion for delivering a great customer experience