Job Location:
Boston, MA – USA

Your Role

In this role as the Senior Manager, Global Benefits, you’ll serve as a key resource for all benefits-related matters supporting the Global Total Rewards team at Aptiv. You’ll support the design, administration, and delivery of all benefit programs to ensure competitive positioning in order to attract and retain top talent.

Role and Responsibilities:

  • Manage benefits administration (Health and Welfare and Retirement plans) in conjunction with third-party administrators, vendors and internal employee service groups.
  • Analyze and make recommendations to benefit design changes (e.g. medical, dental, life insurance, 401(k) plan, etc.) to ensure effective and efficient benefit programs and benefits management
  • Coordinate globally with regional Total Rewards colleagues to deliver competitive and cost effective benefits
  • Coordinate with supplier management and or external consultants to develop request for proposals or information for benefit plans as needed.  Serve as the project leader to ensure that all stakeholders and team members are kept apprised of progress and delivering required elements of requests.  
  • Provide strategic oversight of Aptiv’s global recognition program and manage impact of the program against established performance metrics
  • Maintain a strong understanding of regulatory environment and recommend changes to benefit plans/programs to ensure compliance
  • Manage / Leverage external resources when required to ensure regulatory compliance related to benefit plans (ACA, ERISA, FMLA, MHPAEA, etc.)
  • Establish and maintain internal controls and audit functionality and ensure that vendors also utilize adequate internal controls and monitoring on an on-going basis
  • Oversee staff responsible for leave of absence programs and compliance
  • Assist vendors in creating and maintaining accurate, user-friendly benefits content on employee websites, as well as on-line benefit platform.
  • Oversee special benefits projects related to annual enrolment and year-end testing including annual audits as well as vendor searches/implementations and benefit design reviews
  • Provide a high-level of service to employees and HR business partners around benefit matters and escalated issues
  • Oversee the monitoring of employee data files from Workday (HRIS) to payroll and benefit administrators. Team audits payroll data prior to payroll processing events.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Business Administration, Human Resources Management, Finance, Accounting, Mathematics or Economics.
  • 7+ years of effective administration and oversight of employee benefit plans, preferably in a manufacturing or technology environment.
  • Managerial experience with small teams
  • Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Office software (Excel, Word, PowerPoint) required.  

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience presenting and interacting with senior leadership
  • Experience effectively analyzing complex sets of data
  • Workday reporting experience is an advantage


  • Ability to deal with sensitive information and situations with professionalism, tact and diplomacy
  • Ability to work independently as well as collaboratively within a team environment, interacting effectively with all levels of personnel, including management staff and support staff.
  • Ability to be a proactive, self-starter, who understands the details within a much larger context.
  • Must be flexible in order to respond quickly and positively to shifting demands and opportunities; ability to work under tight deadlines and handle multiple, detailed tasks.
  • Ability to anticipate problems and issues and exercise independent judgment in seeking a resolution.

Traits we seek:

  • Curiously investigate everything – ability to solving problems analytically, creatively and collaboratively
  • Learn by doing – an entrepreneurial mindset that’s driven by hands-on experimentation
  • Embrace resilience – seeing every challenge as a learning opportunity and invitation to grow

Aptiv Rewards & Advantages:

  • Competitive compensation with bonus potential
  • Competitive health benefits
  • 401K with matching contribution
  • Learning and development opportunities
  • Discount programs with various manufacturers and retailers
  • Recognition for innovation and excellence
  • Opportunities to give back to the community
  • Meaningful work that makes a difference in the world
  • Recognition for innovation and excellence
  • Opportunities to give back to the community
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Adoption Assistance
  • Fertility Coverage

About Aptiv

Aptiv is a global technology company that designs, develops and manufactures software and hardware solutions to enable a safer, greener and more connected future of mobility. Our solutions help automotive OEMs around the world to create vehicles with advanced safety features, electrified architectures and intelligent connectivity. Visit aptiv.com

Moving Mobility Forward

Aptiv is making mobility real. We’re at the forefront of solving mobility’s toughest challenges. We have the people, experience, know-how and confidence to turn ideas into solutions. Solutions that move our world from what’s now to what’s next, while connecting us like never before. To us, nothing is impossible when you have the people with the passion to make anything possible. Mobility has the power to change the world, and we have the power to change mobility.

Join our Innovative Team

Want to do more than just imagine the ways our world will move tomorrow? Here’s your opportunity. Join the technology company that’s transforming the future of mobility today.

Visa sponsorship is not available for this position. Candidates must be legally authorized to work in the United States on a permanent basis.


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