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Senior Compensation & Benefits Specialist, HR

Follow us on our Journey

At Volvo, everything we do starts with people. So our mission to make people’s lives easier, safer and better is something that comes naturally to us. It is the Volvo way.  Today, we are still as focused as ever on our three core values: safety, quality and care for the environment. Protecting what is important. Making people feel special. And taking pride in helping the world become a better place for all.


Volvo Americas- South Carolina

Our brand new facility is located in Ridgeville, approximately 40 miles NW of beautiful downtown Charleston! The vibrant city provides a wide array of entertainment from historical plantations to unlimited choices of 5-star southern cuisine. Spend your weekends relaxing on one of the several local beaches or take up new hobbies such as kayaking or kite boarding! Charleston will wrap you in southern charm and it’s no secret why the city was named “Best City in the U.S. & the World” by Travel + Leisure World’s best Awards.


What’s in it for you?

At Volvo Cars, we do our best to enhance the quality of employment by offering a variety of benefits!

  • Vehicle Leasing
  • Medical, Dental, Vision Coverage
  • Flexible spending accounts
  • Wellness Program
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • 401(k) options
  • Life insurance & accidental death coverage
  • Additional (optional life) coverage
  • Long-term disability coverage
  • Paid time off
  • Paid holidays
  • Tuition assistance program
  • Employee discounts


Your Key Tasks   

  • Conduct employee meetings and arrange for enrollment of employees in various benefits plans.
  • Conduct employee benefit seminars and new hire orientation.
  • Handle benefit inquiries and complaints to ensure quick, equitable, courteous resolution
  • Perform 5500 Audits and any other audits that may arise
  • Revise and reissue all communications material on benefits from time to time. Advise and counsel management and employees on existing benefits
  • Responsible for oversight of health and retirement benefits administration, ensuring that they meet service level requirements
  • Track and manage all “leaves of absence” such as FMLA, personal leaves, short-term disability, etc.
  • Develop specifications for new benefits plans or modify existing plans (as needed) to: maintain company's competitive position in the labor market and obtain uniform benefit package, where possible
  • Liaison with the outsourcing company to make sure all enrollments, carrier connections and benefits are updated and correct
  • Evaluate and manage compensation and benefits program for the hourly and salary employees
  • Monitor the effectiveness of existing compensation policies, guidelines and procedures recommending plan revision as well as new plans that are cost effective and consistent with compensation trends and the organization's objectives.
  • Manage the administration of bonus program.


Do you fit the Profile? 

  • Four year degree in Human Resources or Business Management
  • 7 to 10 years of Experience in Comp & Benefits
  • Knowledge of auto industry or manufacturing
  • Project and time management skills
  • Exceptional written and verbal communication skills as well as advanced analytical and critical thinking skills


On a personal level

  • A candidate with strong ability to articulate complex issues
  • With a innate sense of Integrity and Accountability
  • Proven abilities to perform well under pressure
  • Service minded & good communication and coordination skills.

Charleston, SC, US

Job requisition ID:  18614

Nearest Major Market: Charleston South Carolina
Nearest Secondary Market: South Carolina

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