Vice President Global Benefits

Menlo Park

CA   |  Full Time  |   January 27, 2020


Facebook has created a new role, VP of Global Benefits to join the Total Rewards (Compensation & Benefits) team, reporting to the VP of Global Total Rewards. This executive level role will lead a team of strategic benefit thought leaders and be a member of the Total Rewards leadership team. They will have full direct responsibility for North America and the global benefits strategy, in close partnership with the leader of international compensation and benefits. They will be aware of global benefits trends and have a passion for delivering innovative, creative and sustainable programs that are employee centered and fiscally responsible. They will be excited by the challenge of thinking differently to build a different type of company.


  • Drive strategic planning, design, implementation, regulatory compliance, risk mitigation, communication, and delivery experience of all benefits programs (health, time away, family, finance, and psychological health & safety)
  • Demonstrate advanced analytical demand, systems thinking and a long-term strategic vision approach to build on our already market leading benefits programs
  • Demonstrate exceptional people skills in helping solve complex system-wide challenges and in building teams who work effectively with each other to provide strategic and operational support
  • Land benefits changes with operational excellence and a cross-functional communications strategy which informs and drives employee engagement
  • Drive expert benefits governance of global plans and programs for the company
  • Partner with our internal HR Operations team to ensure the right roles and responsibilities across the two teams, for maximum efficiency and flawless execution
  • Lead seasoned, client-focused Benefits and Psychological Health & Safety teams that instill company-wide trust and value for the HR function, and delivers with operational excellence
  • Lead the financial well-being pillar of benefits including direct responsibility for the U.S. 401(k) plan
  • Provide people leadership capabilities including promoting cross collaboration, inspiring growth and delivering as one team

Minimum Qualifications

  • 15+ years of Benefits experience in the HR/people space
  • Experience leading benefits in a large, complex global public company
  • Experience with industry leading benefits solutions and creating market leading solutions
  • Solid familiarity with key benefits public policy issues/direction including U.S. federal health care reform
  • Experience with fast paced large organization growth and scaling the global benefits team
  • Working knowledge of the tax implications of benefits design and administration
  • Knowledge of the complex global legal landscape of benefits plans
  • BA/BS degree or equivalent HR work experience

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience leading a benefits function in the high technology industry
  • Advanced degree (Ph.D., J.D., etc.)

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