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Be a part of a revolutionary change at PMI, we’ve chosen to do something incredible. We’re transforming our business and building our future on smoke-free products with the power to improve the lives of a billion smokers worldwide. With huge change, comes huge opportunity! So, wherever you join us, you’ll enjoy the freedom to dream up and deliver better, brighter solutions and the space to move your career forward in endlessly different directions. You will join a newly created Global Benefits team that will help shape the Total Rewards philosophy, strategy and build new programs to enable the transformation of PMI towards a smoke-free future. Reporting to Head, Global Benefits, your main responsibility will be to define, design and implement benefits programs which enables the transformation of PMI and drives our consumer centric, innovative, and collaborative culture. Solutions are designed through a deep understanding of the market dynamics, business environment and challenges, using data, allowing sustainable implementation, and meet employees’ needs and preferences to ensure attraction, engagement, and retention. How you can make history with us? Key accountabilities: • Contribute to the development and delivery of innovative and competitive PMI benefits programs, approaches, and methods (playbook and toolbox) to ensure they are competitive and compliant. • Act as Subject Matter Expert by understanding the market, business, and employees’ needs and provide insights and data and coming up with innovative ideas and potential improvements. • Design and cascade benefits related programs, frameworks, policies, governance, thought leadership and benefits branding in collaboration with customers and stakeholders that reinforces our business strategy, financial objectives, and culture • Monitor emerging trends, regulatory changes, best practices, and proactively share highlights with key stakeholders as appropriate. • Track and advise on key risks impacting benefits plans i.e., vendor, legal changes, investments, and operational risks. • Work closely with Total Reward Strategic Business Partners, Global Benefits team members, Benefits Service Delivery Teams, Mobility, Finance, and Tax to ensure a high level of customer satisfaction. • Ensure benefits related information including products, providers and contracts are appropriately managed and easily accessible. • Participate in global, regional and market projects e.g., pension, health & wellness, flex benefits, programs requiring compliance with legislative changes. • Maintain cost discipline through smart insurance placements and vendor contract negotiations. • Oversee the design and development of an employee benefits captive for improved risk management and employee experience. • Support M&A initiatives for a successful acquisition, integration, and transition of benefits as required. • Manage key vendor relationship including conducting periodic reviews to ensure appropriate delivery and return of investment across quality, service, cost, and technological advancements. Who are we looking for? We are looking for an experienced benefits professional who is a highly motivated self-reliant individual ready to further broaden of their skills and add value in a fast-paced work environment. Other requirements include: • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent with at least 10 years of experience in progressive corporate benefits environment or benefits consulting with a strong background in design, development, financing, and delivery of Health and, Risk Management Programs. • Considerable experience in insurances, establishment, and management of employee benefits captives with some experience in health and wellbeing and international benefits, particularly in the EMEA region • Proven track record of successfully partnering with key stakeholders, including Finance, Tax, and Legal to ensure benefits programs, particularly insurance-related and retirement programs are appropriately managed • Strong business and financial acumen, including knowledge of actuarial concepts • Leadership presence with strong collaboration and conflict resolution skills; articulate and persuasive to secure buy-in and support from key stakeholders. • Strong team player with excellent organizational and project management skills and able to work effectively in a remote work environment with a geographically dispersed team. • Robust comprehension of benefits regulations, compliance, and legislation. • Demonstrated negotiation skills to establish fair pricing, payment, and delivery terms. • Experience in M&A related activities including conducting due diligence and integrating and harmonizing benefits plans. • Works effectively with key management and vendors to comprehend business issues and opportunities for the development of strategic benefits initiatives. • Advanced software knowledge (MS office, particularly Excel, SAP reporting) What we offer? We genuinely care about our people and we show this through living out our Employee Brand each and every day. It’s what connects every colleague in every market. In additional to a competitive salary and benefits package, we offer a fantastic office environment and look to ensure you have the best work-life balance possible. Our success depends on the people who come to work every single day with a sense of purpose and an appetite for progress. Join PMI and you too can: • Seize the freedom to define your future and ours. We’ll empower you to take risks, experiment and explore. • Be part of an inclusive, diverse culture, where everyone’s contribution is respected; collaborate with some of the world’s best people and feel like you belong. • Pursue your ambitions and develop your skills with a global business – our staggering size and scale provides endless opportunities to progress. • Take pride in delivering our promise to society: to improve the lives of a billion smokers. Philip Morris International: Delivering a Smoke-Free Future Philip Morris International (PMI) is leading a transformation in the tobacco industry to create a smoke-free future and ultimately replace cigarettes with smoke-free products to the benefit of adults who would otherwise continue to smoke, society, the company and its shareholders. PMI is a leading international tobacco company engaged in the manufacture and sale of cigarettes, smoke-free products and associated electronic devices and accessories, and other nicotine-containing products in markets outside the U.S. PMI is building a future on a new category of smoke-free products that, while not risk-free, are a much better choice than continuing to smoke. Through multidisciplinary capabilities in product development, state-of-the-art facilities and scientific substantiation, PMI aims to ensure that its smoke-free products meet adult consumer preferences and rigorous regulatory requirements. PMI’s smoke-free IQOS product portfolio includes heat-not-burn and nicotine-containing vapor products. As of June 30, 2019, PMI estimates that approximately 8.0 million adult smokers around the world have already stopped smoking and switched to PMI’s heat-not-burn product, available for sale in 48 markets in key cities or nationwide under the IQOS brand. For more information, please visit and PMI is an Equal Opportunity Employer. #LIJOBS