General Information

Req #
WD00030195
Career area:
Human Resources
Country/Region:
United States of America
State:
North Carolina
City:
Morrisville
Date:
Wednesday, May 11, 2022
Working time:
Full-time
Additional Locations: 
* Morrisville - North Carolina - United States of America

Why Work at Lenovo

Here at Lenovo, we believe in smarter technology for all, so we spend our time building a society that’s brighter and more inclusive. And we go big. No, not big—huge. 

We’re a US$60 billion revenue Fortune Global 500 company serving customers in 180 markets around the world. Focused on a bold vision to deliver smarter technology for all, we are developing world-changing technologies that power (through devices and infrastructure) and empower (through solutions, services and software) millions of customers every day and together create a more inclusive, trustworthy and sustainable digital society for everyone, everywhere. 

The one thing that’s missing? Well… you...

Description and Requirements

Role:

The Director of Global Benefits will be responsible for the development of the overall employee benefit strategy and effective execution of the benefit programs, including health, paid time off policies, retirement and wellness programs.

This includes full oversight of plan design and pricing strategies, communication, administration and compliance. The successful candidate will oversee the benefit philosophy and drive practices and plans across all regions and countries with local business leaders, HR and global rewards professionals and through the management of internal and vendor partner relationships.

The Director of Global Benefits will also have the responsibility for the expansion of the Lenovo Wellbeing strategy which includes wellness programs and tools to help employees achieve their personal health, emotional and financial objectives. This position reports to the Vice President of Global Rewards.

This role represents the Benefits function on the Global Rewards leadership team and is a leader/mentor to Benefits and HR professionals throughout the enterprise.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Fully responsible for the strategic direction, planning, alignment, design and financial oversight of the benefit plans and programs on a global basis that is consistent with the Total Rewards philosophy of Lenovo.
  • Collaborate with the other Global Rewards and HR Teams and corporate functions such as Finance and Legal to deliver an outstanding and seamless experience for all employees.
  • Manages the development, implementation, and maintenance of Lenovo’s benefits programs on a global basis.
  • Develops engaging and informative communication programs designed to keep employees and management knowledgeable about company benefit plans and integrates with the broader Lenovo EVP initiative.
  • Actively stays abreast of local market practices, trends and requirements to ensure benefit offerings remain market competitive, sound financially, and legally compliant.
  • Works with consultants and third-party vendors to manage networks, coverage, services and costs.
  • Partners with other functions in areas such as legal, finance, risk management, and facility management departments, to build new programs, manage risk to the company, and understand legal implications to policy or design changes.
  • Accountable for overall benefits budget and manages all renewals and approvals for global benefit vendors.
  • Exercises oversight over Lenovo’s major Retirement programs (i.e., US and China) and acts as counsel to the Retirement Committee.
  • Owner of the global benefits governance framework and ensures ongoing plan compliance including overseeing regular audits, testing and government filings.
  • Helps to further the Wellbeing / EVP culture by fostering a global wellness strategy.
  • Direct accountability for Lenovo’s Global Benefits team and close cooperation with Compensation & Benefits resources in the regions

Qualifications:

  • True subject matter expert on all benefits and wellness related topics. Proven thought leader in benefits strategy on a global basis.
  • Comprehensive and thorough knowledge of benefits policies, trends, laws, regulations and system tools & technologies in at least one region.
  • Extensive experience with global benefits administration and solid understanding of benefit programs in multiple regions across the globe.
  • Ability to negotiate and sell major initiatives to senior management.
  • Ability to see broad strategic HR issues and apply rewards programming/recommend alternative solutions.

Education and Experience:

  • Bachelor level degree in related field
  • 10+ years of experience in Human Resources, including 5+ years of management experience and a minimum of 7+ years of benefits experience (both corporate and/or consulting)

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any federal, state, or local protected class.

Lenovo adopted a COVID-19 Vaccination Policy for US-based employees. As a condition of employment, employees must adhere to Lenovo’s US Vaccination Policy and be fully vaccinated against COVID-19, subject to any applicable accommodations. To be fully vaccinated means individuals must receive the full series of a vaccine either approved by the FDA or WHO and listed by the CDC (e.g. two dose of the Moderna, AstraZeneca or Pfizer-BioNTech vaccines; or one dose of the Johnson & Johnson vaccine). This applies to all US-based employees, contractors and interns, regardless of work location. As a condition of employment, you must provide proof that you are fully vaccinated or follow Lenovo’s accommodation process.

* Morrisville - North Carolina - United States of America