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Manager, Compensation and Benefits

Company: Suburban Mobility Authority for Regional Transport
Location: Detroit
Posted on: November 25, 2022

Job Description:

*Job Title: Manager of Compensation and Benefits*

*Office: Human Resources*

*Section: Compensation and Benefits*

*General Summary*

Under general supervision, the Manager of Compensation and Benefits administers wage, salary, benefit and pension programs of the Authority. Responsible for the preparation, analysis and evaluation of all job classifications. Oversees the Human Resources Management System (HRMS), data and reporting systems.

*Duties and Responsibilities*

* Supervises compensation and benefits administration activities for the Authority. Provides guidance and assistance on administrative problems brought by staff.
* Conducts job analyses, writes job descriptions and recommends appropriate pay rates for existing and new positions.
* Oversees the daily operation of the Human Resources Management System (HRMS), including processing employee data, producing ad-hoc reports, collaborating with IT department to resolve issues and ensuring compliance with relevant regulations.
* Oversees the Human Resources file maintenance systems including hard copy and electronic employee files.
* Supervises or prepares employee statistical and data reports as needed.
* Administers the Authority's non-represented employee performance appraisal system and merit pay program.
* Ensures that probationary performance evaluations are completed for non-represented, AFSCME, ATU-Clerical and Teamster-Clerical bargaining unit employees.
* Evaluates Authority employee benefit plans and recommends modifications as necessary. Coordinates or assists in the implementation of employee benefit programs.
* Administers all pension programs of the Authority, including the MERS predecessor company plans and deferred compensation plans.
* Updates and maintains the Personnel Policy and Procedures Manual.
* Ensures that Authority benefit plans are in compliance with Federal and State statutes (i.e. COBRA, FMLA, etc.).
* Oversees the preparation and distribution of organization charts.
* Reviews job requisitions for compliance with approved budget levels.
* Supervises the reproduction of employee files related to subpoena and Freedom of Information (FOIA) requests.
* Prepares annual budget for Compensation and Benefits section of the Human Resources Department.
* Oversees Retiree Prescription Reimbursement Program.
* Oversees the administration of Employee Access ID Badge process and related procedures.
* Supervises, conducts and responds to pay and benefit surveys to ensure appropriate salary relationships and competitive benefit programs.
* Disseminates wage and benefit information to employees as requested.
* Performs other duties as assigned.

*Knowledge, Skills and Abilities*

* Bachelor's degree in Business Administration, Public Administration, or related field.
* Six years of progressive experience in compensation and benefit administration.
* A combination of education and experience may be substituted for minimum requirements.
* Knowledge of Federal/State laws regarding employee benefits, pension plans and compensation administration.
* Knowledge of HRMS software applications and products, ADP preferred.
* Strong analytical and mathematical skills.
* Effective written and verbal communication skills.
* Ability to prioritize tasks and to delegate appropriately.
* Excellent time management skills with a proven ability to meet deadlines.
* Proficient in the use of Windows-based word processing and spreadsheet applications.


Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $81,242.00 - $90,847.00 per year

* Dental insurance
* Employee assistance program
* Health insurance
* Paid time off
* Retirement plan
* Vision insurance
* 8 hour shift

Work Location: Hybrid remote in Detroit, MI 48226%58047475%

Keywords: Suburban Mobility Authority for Regional Transport, Detroit , Manager, Compensation and Benefits, Executive , Detroit, Michigan

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