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Global Benefits Director

Centreville, VA 20121
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Job Description:

Global Benefits Director

You don't want to re-invent the wheel - you'd rather keep it rolling ahead

You are, in a word, efficient -the kind of individual who can be counted on to be resourceful and work in a well-organized way to get the job done. When you see how a procedure could be better, we're open to workable improvements, but just like you, we want to move ahead using only necessary time and expense. We'll rely on a real 'pro' like you.

Global Benefits Director

The Global Benefits Director will join the Human Resouces Benefits team and will be responsible for managing the design, administration, and promotion of Parsons benefits program. This role requires balancing market priorities to retain talent in the context of the strategic design of the program and plan compliance. The ideal candidate has aspiration and capability to be the successor to the VP, Global Benefits.


  • Provides leadership, guidance and direction regarding benefit plan design, implementation, and administration.

  • Works with the benefit consultants/brokers to secure all US Health and Welfare Benefits Plans including medical, dental, vision, life, disability, voluntary plans and Health Savings Account and Flexible Savings Accounts, including the health and welfare plans for US-expatriate employees

  • Manages the health and welfare programs for all international plans including Canada, UK, and the Middle East Region.

  • Oversees and directs annual U.S. open enrollment, including Workday systems configuration, testing and employee communications

  • Manages the administration of the qualified defined contribution plan

  • Manages the annual Parsons Scholarship Programs

  • Manages leave benefits and administration

  • Manages the wellness program, including program design and administration

  • Administrators the Executive Benefits Program

  • Ensures compliance with federal, state, and local regulations

  • Manages ACA compliance, including reporting and ensures the administration of the medical plans adheres to ACA requirements

  • Prepares quarterly SOX control certifications for the self-insured plans and 401k match and contribution constructs

  • Supports annual audits to validate benefit costs charged to government projects

  • Supplies Payroll and Corporate Controller monthly benefit enrollment to support cost allocations to the businesses and research cost variances

  • Oversees and approves monthly benefit invoices

  • Files and manages annual federal tax reporting forms

  • Partners and collaborates with cross functional teams including HRIS/IT, Finance, Payroll, Auditors

  • Ensures all legally required plan documents, Summary of Benefit Coverages, Summary Plan Descriptions and Evidence of Coverages are accurate and distributed as legally required

  • Develops marketing and communication content delivering strong branding of benefits

  • Routinely completes competitive analysis of benefits

  • Manages M&A benefit due diligence and integration

  • Primary contact and business partner on all initiatives related to benefits

We will appreciate your collaborative style

You're energized by the idea of weaving your efforts and ideas into even bigger ideas with others on your team. We applaud your collaborative spirit and your respect and responsiveness to the input of others. We greatly value diversity, and you'll appreciate our inclusive, mutually respectful atmosphere that makes it safe and so rewarding to 'think big' by working with others. Here, you'll find a welcoming environment and equal opportunities for all.

Education and Experience

  • Minimum 10 years of experience managing Corporate Benefit Programs

  • Global benefit experience

  • Federal Government Contracting Industry experience

  • Bachelor's Degree in HR, Business, or a related field

  • Experience with Workday Human Capital Administration, with a focus on Benefit Module

  • Strong organization, analytical and prioritization skills

  • Proficient in Microsoft Excel

  • Strong attention to detail and accuracy

  • Excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to effectively communicate verbally and in writing with all levels of management and staff

  • Great collaborator


  • In depth knowledge of health and welfare plans, defined contribution plans with demonstrated ability to explain, apply and understand analysis techniques, benefit plan design and employee benefit laws

  • Knowledge of pertinent and state regulations regarding benefits administration including ERISA, COBRA, ACA, HIPAA, FMLA, DOL and other industry legislation

  • Knowledge of Federal Contracting benefit design and cost recovery

Let us put your innovative ideas to work

We are looking for innovative thinkers - people who pride themselves in developing new ways to be more productive and competitive, and seeing their ideas put into action. Our diverse staff, with their contrasting and thoughtful points of view, offer a real asset to the process of innovation. Your stimulating ideas and opinions will assure you of unlimited opportunities and a role in the excitement of achievement.

Parsons (NYSE: PSN) is a leading technology firm driving the future of defense, intelligence, and critical infrastructure. By combining unique technologies with deep domain expertise across cybersecurity, missile defense, space, connected infrastructure, and smart cities, we're providing tomorrow's solutions today.

With a history of disruption beginning in 1944, we apply our distinct perspective to help our customers confront the issues of tomorrow in every domain-land, sea, air, space, and cyber. Our range of capabilities and our global network of resources lets us layer and integrate solutions to respond to any challenge with unmatched agility. In a time of rapid change, we see infinite sources of inspiration to fuel our creativity and enable the innovation necessary to accomplish our quest of delivering a better world. For more about Parsons, visit us at parsons.com and follow our quest on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, and LinkedIn.


Posted: 2021-07-12 Expires: 2021-08-12

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