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International Benefits Manager

Oakleaf Partnership
City of London, England
Closing date
19 May 2022

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Contract Type
Full Time
Job Type
Compensation & Benefits
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Job Details

Oakleaf Partnership are currently working with a highly regarded global law firm. They are currently looking for an International Benefits Manager to come and join their team. The manager will be the Pension & Benefits point of contact.

The Manager is responsible for supporting the delivery of projects and cyclical calendar events across the portfolio of pension and benefit programs.

Reporting into the Partner & Employee Benefits Associate Director your responsibilities will include:

  • Manages the delivery of local, regional and global benefits programs
  • Manages the benefit renewal activity, ensuring our benefits are current, competitive and compliant
  • Collaborates with other HR advisory, Partner Resources and the HR Shared Services teams to ensure local benefit needs are addressed for partners and employees.
  • Manages projects such as provider reviews, new benefit implementations and benefit changes.
  • Maintains efficient records of benefits processes and procedures, ensuring accurate tracking and reporting. Continually reviewing and assessing these processes to improve, streamline and enhance accuracy.
  • Manage annual open enrolment for the Firm's local benefit plans


  • A subject matter expert on benefits, procedures and processes with a proven track record of designing, implementing and managing health and welfare benefits in the relevant jurisdiction.
  • Ability to research and master complex, emerging issues through analysis.
  • Excellent communication & interpersonal skills.
  • Highly collaborative with ability to work across multi-functional teams Firm wide.
  • Flexible and able to work well in a fast-paced environment; strong interpersonal skills critical to success.
  • Able to meet planned objectives, leading with a flexible and creative approach to respond to challenges.
  • Experience of implementing new benefit plans, including understanding of mandated and supplemental benefit offerings, ideally gained in both consulting and corporate environments
  • Knowledge of global market trends, cultural and competitive practices and legislation, and benchmarking products and services
  • Proficient Project Management and benefits administration capabilities
  • detail
  • Experience of working with junior team members with the ability to clearly delegate tasks as appropriate
  • Strong presentation skills, including delivery of presentations to decision makers and business leaders and to your peer group on new/improved/changed benefit offerings
  • Ability to engage colleagues at all levels through interpersonal, influencing, facilitation, presentation and communication skills
  • Strong commercial skills; able to understand the value of a contract, analyze the impacts of change providing alternative cost management options, ensure investments are valid and provide the best option for our employees and Partners.
  • Strong track record of international benefits
  • Pensions administration experience, ideally within the markets to be managed

To be considered, please apply accordingly


Oakleaf Partnership is the UK’s largest independent HR recruitment consultancy. Founded in 2005, we have built enduring relationships with HR functions across every sector; thanks in part to our expertise, but also our collaborative approach. We listen. We share our insights. We take the time to truly understand the culture of an organisation – the person behind a CV.

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