At Shopify, our approach to providing benefits is unique. We strive to provide benefits that represent and encourage an employee's holistic self.
As we grow globally, we will align our benefit programs to Shopify’s culture and with local market practices.As an EMEA Benefits Specialist, you will be part of our People Ops Team and will help support the growth of our international business by implementing, executing and administering our benefit, retirement savings, perk and leave programs for defined countries across EMEA.
This role reports to the Global Benefits Lead in Canada.
You'll be working on the following things :
Developing, benchmarking and implementing benefit, retirement savings, perk and leave programs that are aligned with Shopify’s global benefits strategy
Leading country-specific implementations of Shopify’s benefits portal
Interpreting, applying and maintaining knowledge of relevant regulations, employment laws and other requirements
Evaluating our existing plans to identify opportunities for improvement
Vendor sourcing, monitoring, and evaluation
Managing annual reporting and compliance requirements
Developing and monitoring key metrics to analyze program effectiveness and trends
Administering Shopify’s benefit and perks programs
Be the day-to-day contact for the benefits team, responding to requests from employees, HR Business Partners, HR coordinators, insurers, etc.
You are :
Experienced in international benefit programs with a willingness to pitch in top to bottom in benefit matters
Results-driven self-starter who is able to manage multiple priorities in a fast-paced environment and is comfortable working with a collaborative virtual team
Data informed and a master at crunching numbers to help inform great decisions for the whole Shopify family (highly proficient in Excel)
Eager to learn and teach; we are a culture or learners and want to expand the knowledge within our team
Experienced in communicating across cultures
Effective in building strong working relationships across multiple stakeholders and geographies
Challenge question : (When you go to apply a text box will be provided for your answer)You’ve got experience and you live & breathe benefits.
Now it’s time to toot your own horn and share a proud (benefit related) moment with us! Maybe it was a particularly challenging problem that you had to tackle, or a case where you directly impacted someone’s well-
being with regards to benefits. Whatever it may be, provide the context, explain your approach and toot that horn!