Associate Director, International Benefits at ModernaTX, Inc.

Posted in Other 4 days ago.

Location: Cambridge, Massachusetts

Job Description:

The Role

As Moderna continues to innovate and transform how medicines are made, we are also growing and building our teams to ensure our employee experience supports the amazing talent that is working to make our mission possible. Reporting into the Sr. Director, Global Benefits, the Associate Director, International Benefits Operations, will be responsible for the ongoing digital transformation for Moderna's benefits portfolio.

The role will have the opportunity to be part of a transformation in how we design, deliver and engage a global population, how we operationalize administrative functions and how we manage our digital presence. The successful candidate will have strong technical expertise, communication and design skills, and embrace new and innovative ways for us to engage both current and future employees.

This role can be based in Moderna's Atlanta, GA or Cambridge, MA offices.

Here's What You'll Do

  • Build and manage all aspects of International benefits operations, talent transactions and engagement mechanisms.

  • Serve as key point of contact for new country process definition and setup.

  • Design and implement cross-functional solutions and improvements, involving other HR stakeholders, Finance, Digital and Legal.

  • Ensure resources and communications are effectively executed world-wide.

  • Serve as subject matter expert to develop new approaches and troubleshoot the programming of benefits within Moderna's HRIS system, as well as with external payroll functions.

  • Provide project management for implementations and programmatic changes.

  • Manage international leave and benefits compliance and governance, including policy documentation, process mapping and tax reporting.

  • Lead the design and implementation of ongoing reporting and auditing needs and align with internal and external partners to ensure data integrity.

Here's What You'll Need (Minimum Qualifications)

  • Bachelor's degree in Business Administration, Human Resources or a related field

  • 8+ years of job-related benefits or employee benefit administration experience, of which a minimum of 3 years working on international benefit programs and administration

Here's What You'll Bring to the Table (Preferred Qualifications)

  • Knowledge of relevant multi-country regulations and legislation related to employee benefits

  • Experience with a full array of benefits programs including retirement plans, medical plans, life, AD&D, disability plans, flex, work/life benefits and benefit allowances, severance programs, etc.

  • Experience in analyzing competitive benefit practices

  • Exceptional organizational skills and attention to detail, with the ability to multi-task and manage changing demands with a sense of urgency.

  • Strong communication and analytical skills.

  • Understanding of the accounting implications for benefit changes or additions

  • Proficiency in PowerPoint and Excel in required. Experience with Workday is highly preferred.

  • A desire to be part of a high-growth, transformational company that is Bold, Relentless, Curious, and Collaborative.

Moderna is pleased to provide you and your family with a comprehensive and innovative suite of benefits, including:

  • Highly competitive and inclusive medical, dental and vision coverage options

  • Flexible Spending Accounts for medical expenses and dependent care expenses

  • Lifestyle Spending Account funds to help you engage in personal enrichment and self-care activities

  • Family care benefits, including subsidized back-up care options and on-demand tutoring

  • Free premium access to fitness, nutrition, and mindfulness classes

  • Exclusive preferred pricing on Peloton fitness equipment

  • Adoption and family-planning benefits

  • Dedicated care coordination support for our LGBTQ+ community

  • Generous paid time off, including:
    • Vacation, sick time and holidays
    • Volunteer time to participate within your community
    • Discretionary year-end shutdown
    • Paid sabbatical after 5 years; every 3 years thereafter

  • Generous Paid Leave offerings, including 18 weeks of 100% paid parental leave for all new parents

  • 401k match and Financial Planning tools

  • Moderna-paid Life, LTD and STD insurance coverages, as well as voluntary benefit options

  • Complimentary concierge service including home services research, travel booking, and entertainment requests

  • Free parking or subsidized commuter passes

  • Location-specific perks and extras!

Candidates should be aware that Moderna currently maintains a policy requiring all US-based employees to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 and receive a booster shot once eligible. Newly hired employees must be vaccinated and boosted prior to their employment start date. Moderna is an equal opportunity employer and will provide a reasonable accommodation to those unable to be vaccinated or receive a booster where it is not an undue hardship to the company to do so as provided under federal, state, and local law.

About Moderna

In over 10 years since its inception, Moderna has transformed from a research-stage company advancing programs in the field of messenger RNA (mRNA), to an enterprise with a diverse clinical portfolio of vaccines and therapeutics across seven modalities, a broad intellectual property portfolio in areas including mRNA and lipid nanoparticle formulation, and an integrated manufacturing plant that allows for rapid clinical and commercial production at scale. Moderna maintains alliances with a broad range of domestic and overseas government and commercial collaborators, which has allowed for the pursuit of both groundbreaking science and rapid scaling of manufacturing. Most recently, Moderna's capabilities have come together to allow the authorized use and approval of one of the earliest and most effective vaccines against the COVID-19 pandemic.

Moderna's mRNA platform builds on continuous advances in basic and applied mRNA science, delivery technology and manufacturing, and has allowed the development of therapeutics and vaccines for infectious diseases, immuno-oncology, rare diseases, cardiovascular diseases and autoimmune diseases. Moderna has been named a top biopharmaceutical employer by Science for the past seven years. To learn more, visit

Moderna is a smoke-free, alcohol-free and drug-free work environment.

Moderna is committed to equal employment opportunity and non-discrimination for all employees and qualified applicants without regard to a person's race, color, gender, age, religion, national origin, ancestry, disability, veteran status, genetic information, sexual orientation or any characteristic protected under applicable law. Moderna will make reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with known disabilities, in accordance with applicable law.

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