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Benefits Lead

Egham, United Kingdom

Job Description:

What makes Gartner HR a GREAT fit for you? When you join Gartner, you’ll join a fast-paced, dynamic team and play a key role in our company’s continued double-digit growth. We’re a people business. From talent acquisition and management to compensation, benefits, analytics and operations, finding and keeping the right people is the core of our strategy for success. You’ll work alongside smart, creative, motivated colleagues and have unlimited opportunities to grow. If you love working with people and making the connection between great talent and company success, we want to connect with you.

Job Description

Within the global Compensation & Benefits team, this individual will be responsible for working local HR Managers to deliver cost effective and competitive benefit programs in assigned countries within EMEA.


  • Collaborate with Country HR Managers to maintain cost effective and competitive benefit plans within assigned countries (to include Pension, PMS, PHI, Life, Company Cars and voluntary schemes).
  • Proactively handle all aspects of day to day benefit provision
  • Liaise with brokers and vendors to complete annual renewal process
  • Partner with Country HR Manager to provide advice and guidance on benefit policy/practice (to include absence such as Sick, PHI, Maternity, FM/LOA).
  • Maintain benefit information and policies in line with strategic direction and regulatory requirements
  • Provide reports, Information and analysis as required.
  • Manage annual open enrollment and employee briefings/events.
  • Participate in RFP process and new vendor selection.
  • Monitor trends and legislation to ensure legal compliance and market competitiveness, making appropriate recommendations for change
  • Partner with local HR representatives to drive process improvement and automate where possible.
  • Manage projects related to implementation of new benefits and products/program changes.

Job Requirements

  • 3+ years relevant Benefits experience
  • Proven track record of collaborating with others to deliver fast, positive results
  • Experience of contract negotiation and plan renewals
  • Experience of international benefit programs a plus
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills with ability to build strong (often remote) relationships
  • Experience of managing relevant projects
  • Ability to make recommendations for change based on trends and HR/Benefits legislation.
  • Ability to constructively challenge the status quo and present alternative ideas and solutions
  • Strong analytical abilities and Excel skills
  • Proactive with strong problem solving and conflict resolution skills.
  • Strong client focused work ethic demonstrating sensitivity, cultural awareness, empathy, integrity, fairness and good judgment.

Job Requisition ID:29389

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