Benefit Operations Program Manager - Time Away

(Menlo Park, CA)

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Facebook is seeking a Benefit Operations Program Manager - Time Away, to lead the operational implementation and support for the company's Time Away programs. The person in this role will lead projects, process improvement, metrics, and ensure a high touch employee experience. The person in this role will partner closely with Benefits, Accommodations, Legal, People Tools, Payroll, and HRBP teams.


  • Lead Benefits specific projects, including project development, launch, execution, performance, control, and close.
  • Analyze trends with programs and consolidate data/information to present for review with primary stakeholders and drive decisions based on data.
  • Represent Benefits team as a subject matter expert in Time Away programs.
  • Manage day-to-day support for Time Away programs including Absence Management, Workers' Compensation and Leave Programs, Escalations, and Employee Experience.
  • Drive benefits process improvements activities, including process design, documentation, and training.
  • Act as point of contact for data feeds into and out of the Payroll system as well as with benefits vendor systems.
  • Point of contact for governance/compliance/audit activities including business continuity.
  • Manage and escalate system and processing issues and liaise with internal business partners on resolution.
  • Run adhoc reports on benefits utilization and help establish metrics for team. Ensure performance targets against metrics are tracked, measured, and posted monthly, or as needed.
  • Drive process and system improvements with program.
  • Lead cross-functional efforts with vendor and internal stakeholders to improve vendor system functionality/usability, integrations, and data integrity.
  • Conduct audits of data to ensure processes and policies are being managed and data quality is improved.
  • Leverage best practices from industry in influencing and driving operational improvements.
  • Make recommendations on program changes and conduct cost/benefit analysis of potential improvements.
  • Manage invoice reconciliation and purchase order creation for new/existing vendors.
  • Respond to employee and internal partner inquiries within defined SLAs leveraging CRM ticketing system for tracking and measurement.
  • Partner with content team for updates to program on HR portal.
  • Monitor and respond to Facebook group inquiries.
  • Identify and communicate business issues.
  • Lead quarterly business reviews with key internal benefits stakeholders on program effectiveness.
  • Ensure required filings, summary plan descriptions, and SARs are up to date.

Minimum Qualifications

  • 6+ years experience in benefits and/or HR operations with focus on benefits.
  • Analytical and problem solving skills.
  • Ability to use data to drive recommendations.
  • Project management and process improvement background.
  • Communication, cross-group collaboration, and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to work independently with minimum supervision and lead multiple projects simultaneously involving various groups/locations/vendors.
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment and dealing with ambiguity.
  • Experience using Excel data analysis/manipulation, including pivot tables, V-lookups, and chart creation.
  • Experience using PowerPoint, Word, Outlook, etc.
  • BA/BS degree.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Prior experience in leave administration working directly with front line managers, leaders, and employees or HR.
  • Experience with vendor management.
  • Experience in high tech environment.

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