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Compensation and Benefits Manager

Everything we do starts with people.

Our human-centric focus is what makes us different from all other car companies, and it’s at the heart of everything we create. If you want to join us in our mission to make people’s lives less complicated, we offer you a chance to grow together with talented people who want to make a true difference.


Job Description:

  • Manage total rewards programs and initiatives for Volvo Cars Technology USA to ensure alignment with the company’ overall business strategy, priorities and culture;
  • Design and administration of all employee benefit programs including insurance, retirement plans and time off programs;
  • Develop creative culture and retention initiatives;
  • Become the in-house expert on all things compensation;
  • Lead the preparation and communication of information to new hires, current and former employees about benefit programs, changes, and government-mandated disclosures;
  • Maintain knowledge of government regulations, benefit and compensation program trends and practices among similar organizations;
  • Track and manage all “leaves of absence” such as FMLA, personal leaves, short-term disability, etc.;
  • Perform 5500 Audits and any other audits that may arise;

About You:

  • Bachelor’s degree in psychology, human resources, business or related field;
  • 8+ years of experience in HR, with at least 3 years in areas of compensation and benefits;
  • Experienced leading compensation design changes from concept to execution;
  • Deep knowledge of all applicable federal and state laws including ERISA, FMLA, FLSA, EEO, etc.;  
  • Total rewards nerd: you love all things related to compensation and benefits and stay up-to-date on industry trends;
  • Willingness to get your hands dirty and do “whatever it takes”;
  • Able to break down complex concepts and get buy-in at all levels;
  • Start-up and/or hyper-growth company experience.


Who are we?

Volvo Cars is a company on a mission; to bring traditional car manufacturing into a connected, sustainable and smart future.

Since 1927, we have been a brand known for our commitment to safety, creating innovative cars that make life less complicated for our consumers. In 2010, we decided to transform our business, resulting in a totally new generation of cars and technologies, as well as steady growth and record sales. Today, we’re expanding our global footprint in Europe, China and the US, and we’re on the lookout for new talent.

We are constantly pushing our own skills and abilities to drive change in the automotive industry like never before. We are looking for innovative, committed people to join us in this endeavour and create safe, sustainable and connected cars. We believe in the power of people and will challenge and support you to reach your full potential. Join us and be part of Volvo Cars’ journey into the future.

Mountain View, CA, US

Job requisition ID:  19332

Nearest Major Market: San Jose
Nearest Secondary Market: Palo Alto

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