Senior Benefits Consultant

  • Mangalore
  • Oracle

Job Title: Senior Benefits Consultant

Location: PAN India

As a member of the International Benefits’ Office you are a trusted advisor in employee benefits and play an essential role in driving Oracle’s benefits philosophy & ensuring governance across Oracle International (LAD, EMEA & JAPAC). Partnering with Regional C&B, Country HR, and other internal stakeholders and external vendors, you are responsible for providing support, specialist advice and optimizing existing benefits structure and managing regional and international projects in the roll out of new or improvement of existing benefits.

Job description:

Position reports to the International Benefits Director, based in Dubai.

Key Responsibilities

  • Drive and manage benefits governance projects across International
  • Drive, manage & improve retirement, risk, health, broader benefits initiatives across International
  • Design and implement benefits strategies and programs, ensuring end-to-end benefits solutions are delivered with high quality and efficiency.
  • Research and analyze benefits plans, programs and policies through a data-driven approach.
  • Make recommendations based on market insights, benchmarking research and cost analysis. Ensures that benefits programs are competitive and cost-effective whilst supporting diversity & inclusion, as well as addressing the needs of an evolving workforce.
  • Continuously drive improvements in vendor management, benefit delivery model and operational efficiencies across International
  • Keep abreast of government regulations, legislation and benefits trends to support International C&B to assess benefits plans are in compliance with local laws, review changes as needed.
  • Prepare and maintain benefits communication materials and the development of a robust communications strategy (working with local C&B, HR and vendors) that demonstrates the value of our benefits programs to our employees
  • Supports any merger and acquisition projects by being involved in due diligence activities to assess risk, ensure regulatory compliance, as well as developing a benefits integration plan that minimizes identified risks and is compliant in all aspects

Requirements and Preferred Qualifications

  • Bachelor degree, GRP/CBP certification is a plus
  • Experience with design, implementation and management of employee benefits with a special focus on pensions and retirement savings plans is a must.
  • 7 to 10 years relevant International C&B experience in a multinational environment. Experience in a high tech company would be an asset.
  • Fluency in English is a must, other EU languages a strong advantage (French / German)
  • Those with direct benefits consulting experience are encouraged to apply
  • Proven team player who is mature, driven, collaborative, high sense of urgency and initiative, enjoy striving for results and solving complex problems
  • A proven desire and ability to innovate – a confident individual who can make strategic recommendations and take responsibility for decision-making
  • Demonstrated analytical capabilities, numbers-oriented and meticulous
  • Project management skills with a focus on execution and ability to manage multiple priorities simultaneously
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, able to clearly and concisely express or present ideas both verbally and in writing
  • Service orientation, strong partnering and vendor management skills
  • Ability to work independently and in a fast-paced environment
  • Proven attention to detail and perseverance to manage longer projects across multiple jurisdictions


Lead the implementation of annual open enrollment and other regular Benefits programs. Lead a wide variety of departmental projects, ie: analysis of new offerings, coordination of vendors and providers. Resolve escalated employee eligibility and claim issues. Lead the periodic review of the Benefits procedures, communications, and documentations to ensure up-to-date information and relevance. Identify problem areas and provide recommendations for process improvement. May have a specialized area of focus under the Benefits purview and will work on and lead projects to support this area. May perform other duties as assigned.