Director Human Resources

Athene West Des Moines , IA 50398

Posted 2 months ago

We are Athene. At Athene, we are driven to do more. We are a leading retirement services company that issues, reinsures and acquires retirement savings products designed for the increasing number of individuals and institutions seeking to fund retirement needs. We see every day as a new opportunity to measure ourselves against the best - and then we don't stop until we've set the bar even higher. We're ready to help you achieve more.

Purpose:

Leads the strategic direction and daily operation of benefit programs including welfare, retirement/pension, time off and other employee benefit plans and services.

Takes into account risk and reward when making business decisions, while ensuring that effective and proportionate risk management processes and controls are in place at all times in compliance with relevant policies; as part of corporate governance programs.

Accountabilities:

  • Leads in the development of benefit strategies, philosophies, policies and programs designed to:

  • provide internal equity

  • incorporate external competitiveness

  • provide employee protection

  • attract and retain talent

  • Ensures compliance of benefit programs with all applicable Federal, State, and Local regulations.

  • Manages the design, development and administration of benefit strategies, policies and programs including.

  • short & long-term disability

  • life insurance

  • welfare heath, dental, vision, etc.

  • time off sick, vacation, military, etc.

  • retirement 401(k), supplemental retirement plan

  • Employee Assistance Program

  • Flexible Savings Account

  • Leave Of Absence

  • Wellness

  • Provides consultative services to management, employees and HR on many diverse benefit requests including interpretation of benefit plans/policies, communication of State and Federal regulations, and assistance with claim disputes.

  • Designs and develops a series of reports that monitor benefit costs, providing executive leaders critical data in understanding trends and budget impacts.

  • Manages the relationship with benefit vendors by;

  • selecting quality, cost effective service providers

  • negotiating contracts

  • establishing audits and controls

  • developing reporting requirements

  • establishing service agreements

  • monitoring costs/billings

  • partnering on cost controls

  • Develops and leads a team of professionals by:

  • Hiring and retaining a qualified professional staff.

  • Establishing performance expectations and driving results.

  • Establishing a vision/strategic direction.

  • Ensures compliance with policies owned by or delegated to this role. Escalation of policy breaches to appropriate levels.

  • Participate in appropriate risk management activities to ensure the timely identification, assessment of material risks and opportunities. Design and implement actions to mitigate risks including reporting and monitoring

  • Manage the content and facilitation of Pension and Benefit Committee.

  • This role also provides HR Liaison support to an assigned business unit by:

  • Consulting with business unit leaders to align the human resources strategy with the business strategy, executing on that strategy and providing broad HR support.

  • Providing consultation and support to business unit leaders related to HR initiatives, policies, and programs.

  • Consulting with business unit leaders to forecast talent needs against workload demands to effectively assist leaders with planning the overall talent strategy.

  • Partnering and providing consultation to business unit leaders regarding organization design and structure.

Qualifications and Experience:

NOTE: Successful candidate will be required to complete a pre-employment background check.

Drive. Discipline. Confidence. Focus. Commitment. Learn more about working at Athene.

Athene is a Military Friendly Employer! Learn more about how we support our Veterans.

Athene celebrates diversity, is committed to inclusion and is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, marital status, sexual orientation, veteran status or any other status protected by federal, state or local law.

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