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Global Benefits Specialist

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Location: Irvine, CA, United States 
Req ID: JR-0000039361



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  • Coordinate and administer global programs such as:

    • Expat medical

    • Business travel accident

    • EAP

  • Coordinate and administer local programs (life, health, accident, disability and dental insurance) for Canada and Latin American countries.

  • Develop and coordinate employee communication for programs with direct responsibility.

  • Support development and coordinate deployment of intranet benefit content globally.

  • Recommend plan design changes that align with global benefit philosophy, employee and business needs.

  • Support deployment of global wellness philosophy.

  • Support deployment and implementation of new global benefit offerings and initiatives

  • Work with third party providers and plan consultants for plan renewals

  • Maintain the inventory of benefits offered outside the U.S.

  • Support and assist with benefit deployment for mergers and acquisitions. 

  • Provide administration support including data entry, phone and email inquiries.

  • Prepare periodic and special reports on benefit matters for senior HR management.



  • Bachelor’s Degree and 5-8 years related experience or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • International or non-US benefits experience preferred.
  • Foreign language skill and cultural awareness is an advantage.
  • Experience with Workday highly preferred. 
  • Oracle, SAP, Ceridian or ADP benefit module experience beneficial. 
  • Strong working knowledge of MS Office (Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Publisher).
  • Strong understanding of databases, HRIS systems, and custom queries.
  • Ability to multi-task in a fast pace environment required.
  • Advanced written, verbal, and interpersonal skills in order to effectively communicate policies and procedures to all levels of staff and management.
  • Advanced analytical and quantitative skills.
  • Able to handle high level of confidentiality regarding employee information & confidential organizational changes.
  • Excellent planning, time management, communication, decision-making, presentation, organization, and interpersonal skills.





Western Digital Corporation is the world’s largest data storage company with a leading portfolio of HGST, SanDisk, G-Technology and WD brands covering flash and disk-based solutions.  Deployed by the largest and most prominent organizations worldwide, Western Digital solutions are everywhere, touching lives and enabling great value from the data they possess. 


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