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Okta is looking for a Benefits Program Manager to join our team to support the design & delivery of our global benefits strategy. The selected candidate will be responsible for evolving, implementing, administering, & maintaining benefits programs, including healthcare, retirement, time away, wellness programs as well as leave policies & procedures. The candidate will ensure consistency of benefits harmonization during M&As.

How Youll Contribute:

  • Monitor performance of benefits programs by evaluating market trends, utilization data, & incorporating results of employee engagement surveys to recommend benefits enhancements
  • Partner with Operations to enable effective service delivery & operational efficiency via Shared Services platform globally to support the business as we scale
  • Tier 3 escalation support on complex benefit-related issues
  • Partner with Compliance & Legal functions to ensure understanding of new legislative requirements, evaluate & align recommendations for new or revised benefit plans to ensure compliance & subsequent system updates 
  • ADA support in the US
  • Develop & update benefit plan documents & procedures
  • Develop communication to employee population, ability to convey complex information in a clear & simple format, inclusive of cultural preferences & differences globally
  • Partner with the Communications & Employee Experience functions on employee-facing communications
  • Support the transition to self-funding method for US medical & dental plans
  • Manage RFP process
  • Maintain all benefits related policies & ensure processes are followed consistently
  • Ensure compliance in accordance with location specific regulatory & legislative requirements (ERISA, HIPAA, COBRA, ACA); coordinates preparation of filings, including IRS, DOL & other regulatory agencies
  • Develop strong cross-functional relationships with Business Partners, Legal, Operations, FP&A, Accounting, Payroll, Business Technology, & regional People teams
  • Support with financial reports & analysis to maintain benefits costs & trends

Our Ideal Candidate Will Have:

  • Experience working in similar capacity managing Global Benefits for 5+ years
  • Experience with new country launches & establishing benefit plans
  • Demonstrated benefits administration experience including knowledge of health & welfare plans, leaves, time off practices, & retirement plans
  • Experience with Workday, ServiceNow
  • Ability to operate independently & execute direction effectively 
  • Advanced proficiency in the G-Suite & Microsoft Office, with an emphasis in quantitative analysis in Excel
  • Experience in high tech industry, M&A integrations, PEOs
  • Experience managing/administering self-funded benefit plans
  • Strong analytical, organization, problem-solving skills, & attention to detail
  • Proven project management skills to move projects forward
  • Strong strategic planning skills, critical thinking, passion for supporting customers (employees & internal partners), & hands-on operational excellence
  • Ability to operate in a dynamic environment with competing priorities
  • Strong communication skills (verbal, written, & presentation)
  • Curiosity & drive for innovation, & comfort with constructively challenge the status quo


Okta is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Okta is rethinking the traditional work environment, providing our employees with the flexibility to be their most creative & successful versions of themselves, no matter where they are located.  We enable a flexible approach to work, meaning for roles where it makes sense, you can work from the office, or from home, regardless of where you live.  Okta invests in the best technologies & provides flexible benefits & collaborative work environments/experiences, empowering employees to work productively in a setting that best & uniquely suits their needs.  Find your place at Okta

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