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Benefit Manager, Leaves & Accommodations

Benefit Manager, Leaves & Accommodations

Beaverton | Oregon | United States

Become a Part of the NIKE, Inc. Team

NIKE, Inc. does more than outfit the world's best athletes. It is a place to explore potential, obliterate boundaries and push out the edges of what can be. The company looks for people who can grow, think, dream and create. Its culture thrives by embracing diversity and rewarding imagination. The brand seeks achievers, leaders and visionaries. At NIKE, Inc. it's about each person bringing skills and passion to a challenging and constantly evolving game.

NIKE, Inc.'s uncompromising focus on human potential extends to its workforce. Nike Human Resources teams help attract, retain, and reward the world's most innovative people by creating programs to help them thrive. They accelerate company growth as stewards of culture, organizational effectiveness, talent and change. The global Human Resources community includes experts in talent planning, talent acquisition, talent development, compensation and benefits, employee relations and more. Together, they develop a motivated, diverse and engaged global team.

As a Benefit Manager for Leaves & Accommodations Programs you will be part of the Benefits Center of Excellence (COE) team within Nike's Total Rewards HR Operations function. You will be responsible for managing and developing the Leave and Accommodations team with delivering programs and best in class experiences to employees and managers, negotiating vendor contracts and contributing to the Benefits Operations Strategy. This position will be located at the World Headquarters in Beaverton, Oregon.

KEY ACTIVITIES:
  • Manage and develop Leave and Accommodations team (people management)
  • Ensure program delivery through effective oversight of project execution, achieving productivity and quality measures
  • Analyze operational results, evaluate trends and recommend changes in programs, processes and support
  • Partner with consultants and vendors to create best in class Leave and accommodations program administration practices, including formal Return to Work/Stay at Work programs.
  • Lead contract negotiations for Strategic vendors, lead team through vendor performance issues with strategic vendors
  • Manage complex policy exceptions and service issue escalations to root cause and resolution
  • Drive stakeholder management within the region
  • Provide guidance and oversight to support the implementation of Benefits policies, tools, programs, and processes in the region
  • Lead team to identify program needs requirements/gaps, identify program and process risks, compliance issues and develop solutions.
  • Plan resources to ensure adequate staffing against operations and project work.
  • Create a workplace culture consistent with Nike culture and instill a spirit of teamwork, collaboration, and diversity. Contribute to the Benefits Operations Strategy.


Key Accountabilities:


  • Guide and Partner with COEs on solutions

  • Lead and develop a highly successful team

  • Benefit program quality and compliance

  • Vendors consistently performing at high levels

  • Deliver a premium employee/manager experience


WHAT YOU BRING TO NIKE
  • Bachelor's degree in Business, HR or related field or an additional 2 years' experience in lieu of a degree
  • Understanding of general HR principles and policies
  • Strong analytical, problem solving, and conceptual skills
  • A minimum of 5 years' related experience in benefits strategy and design
  • Experience with Disability plans, Paid Time Off, Work/Life benefits
  • Advanced communication skills to navigate internal stakeholder management, cross-functional team interactions, inter-team dynamics and external vendor management
  • Ability to travel occasionally


Preferred qualifications:
  • Experienced people manager
  • Experience with a major corporation providing benefit and leave programs of a scope similar to Nike's
  • Demonstrated ability to work flexibly with varied and multiple cultures, countries, regulatory, and market environments


NIKE, Inc. is a growth company that looks for team members to grow with it. Nike offers a generous total rewards package, casual work environment, a diverse and inclusive culture, and an electric atmosphere for professional development. No matter the location, or the role, every Nike employee shares one galvanizing mission: To bring inspiration and innovation to every athlete* in the world.

NIKE, Inc. is committed to employing a diverse workforce. Qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, veteran status, or disability.

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