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Sr. Compensation & Benefits Analyst

Req id:  39228

Reading, GB Bucharest, RO Cork, IE


OpenText is a global leader in information management, where innovation, creativity, and collaboration are the key components of our corporate culture. As a member of our team, you will have the opportunity to partner with the most highly regarded companies in the world, tackle complex issues, and contribute to projects that shape the future of digital transformation.



The Opportunity: 


Help us build a Total Reward capability across emerging markets and beyond!  As an experienced reward specialist, you will work on the research, analysis, design, delivery, evaluation and effective administration of reward initiatives providing subject matter expertise in your geography and/or cross functional projects. Initially there will be a greater emphasis on consolidating our benefit offerings as well as building sustainable plan management, communication and governance, but will also involve opportunities to become involved in initiatives such as acquisitions, total reward benchmarking, wellbeing and pension design. 


This is an exciting opportunity where you will lead the design and delivery of a comprehensive benefits package/programs to meet business objectives and keep pace with the changing workforce within the assigned geographies and business units. You will also support HR Business partners on compensation topics for assigned region including benchmarking, salary range development.


What you will do: 


  • Deliver M&A integration activities within your region including harmonization of plans and vendors.
  • Ensure compliance with all applicable labor laws and regulations, benefits contracts and company policies. Complete benefit audits and annual reporting requirements.
  • Co-ordinate the annual plan renewal processes, including evaluation of costs, design reviews, data requirements and communications. Co-ordinate the planning, organizing and delivering the activities related to annual enrollments
  • Manage relationships with internal and external stakeholders including HR Partners, Finance, insurance companies, third party administrators, consultants and employees to provide quality service, compliance with contract terms and conditions and timely issue resolution.
  • Act as the escalation point for internal and external inquiries relating to reward plans, policies and procedures. Advise management on resolving reward policy issues as well as making process improvements to reduce future risk.
  • Develop and deliver effective communication material/training documentation for new and existing benefit programs, including self service options, intranet content and vendor-based solutions.
  • Research and analysis of group benefit and retirement plans, to ensure the competitiveness of plans through benchmark analysis to identify trends and ensure plans remain market competitive.
  • Prepare, analyze and deliver reporting and cost projections to support the recommendation of benefit plan changes and ensure program governance.
  • Monitor trends in the business environment and stay abreast of applicable benefits legislation.  Research, analyze and interpret existing and proposed statutory requirements governing benefits plans and recommend appropriate course of action.


What you will need: 


  • Experience in a Reward focused role.  
  • Bachelor’s degree in HR, Business or related field, or progress towards relevant professional qualification.
  • Working knowledge of local regulations, filing and compliance requirements.
  • A demonstrated ability to prioritize in a complex environment with multiple tasks and tight deadlines and with a high degree of change and ambiguity;
  • Ability to think, analyze, work and complete assignments independently, developing solutions with little supervision to achieve results;     
  • Ability to effectively handle escalations and time critical issues. 
  • Strong organizational skills and follow-through on commitments and deadlines.
  • Relies on experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals with some guidance.
  • Strong interpersonal and employee relations skills with understanding of the importance of confidentiality; Ability to confidently and comfortably interact with team members and leaders at all levels; SAP Success Factors knowledge an asset
  • Advanced Excel skills.
  • Marketpay exposure an advantage.



OpenText's commitment to diversity and inclusion surpasses legal requirements, evident in our Equal Employment Opportunity Statement of Policy which promotes a respectful and empowering environment for employees of all backgrounds, culture, national origin, race, color, gender, gender identification, sexual orientation, family status, age, veteran status, disability, religion, or other basis protected by applicable laws. If you need assistance and/or a reasonable accommodation due to a disability during the application or recruiting process, please contact us at Our proactive approach fosters collaboration, innovation, and personal growth, enriching OpenText's vibrant workplace.

We believe that our values are the compass that steers us in the right direction and helps us stay true to our mission. These values will not only guide our everyday decisions but also influence our strategic direction and the way we work. They reflect who we are as individuals and as a collective force, uniting us in our shared purpose. 

We create economic growth that is inclusive and sustainable. 

The world’s most trusted companies trust OpenText, and we demonstrate this in our actions as individuals, as a company, and as technology. 

We build global communities of purpose and challenge by supporting each other to exceed expectations and solve complex problems. 

We set high standards and exceptions, to learn, to be better. 

We tap into our creativity to deliver incredible experiences for customers, to ourselves, and for our planet. 

We believe a workplace should be human above all else. We ask excellence of our employees and reward it by creating an environment that is welcoming, challenging and that encourages real growth and development, not empty platitudes, or trinkets.” - Mark Barrenechea, CEO & CTO

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