Director, Global Benefits and HR Operations

Date: May 19, 2023

Location: Wayne, PA, US

Company: Teleflex

Expected Travel: Up to 10%

Requisition ID: 8263 


About Teleflex Incorporated

Teleflex is a global provider of clinically effective medical technologies designed to improve the health and quality of people’s lives. We apply purpose driven innovation – a relentless pursuit of identifying unmet clinical needs – to benefit patients and healthcare providers. Our portfolio is diverse, with solutions in the fields of vascular and interventional access, interventional cardiology, surgical, anesthesia, cardiac care, interventional urology, urology, emergency medicine and respiratory care. Teleflex employees worldwide are united in the understanding that what we do every day makes a difference. For more information, please visit


Global Functions The Corporate division is the central operating unit of the company; setting strategy and policy and providing business development, finance, human resources, information technology, investor relations and legal support to the businesses. The global Company headquarters is located just outside of Philadelphia in Wayne, PA. Join a dynamic, growing team that offers healthcare providers an array of medical technology solutions that make a difference in patients’ lives.

Position Summary

The Director of Global Benefits and HR Operations will provide functional leadership on strategy, compliance, competitive positioning, financial oversight of global benefit plans, and comprehensive HR compliance and operational support to the US/Canada region. 

Principal Responsibilities

This role will represent the Total Rewards team's benefits function and colleagues representing global compensation and HR technology.  The successful candidate will act as a global benefits leader and resource to HR and will collaborate strongly with finance and legal colleagues.  Third-party vendors and consultants will need to be effectively managed to ensure the most beneficial outcomes in terms of services and costs for employees and Teleflex.  

Global Benefits
•    Incorporate the global employee benefits philosophy and strategy in all countries, driving local plans and practices across all regions to align with global guidelines
•    Provide consulting expertise to local HR and business leaders on local benefit programs in terms of benchmarking, marketing, cost analysis, and fiduciary compliance, as needed  
•    Monitor and present analysis of costs, market competitiveness, and compliance with global benefit guidelines as well as trends, opportunities, and recommendations
•    Manage all global benefit programs, including travel accident insurance, multi-national pooling program, EAP, executive benefits, and the international employee health benefits
•    Research and propose additional global benefit programs, as needed, aligned to external market(s) and/or Teleflex internal people and business strategies

US/Canada Benefits
•    Set the strategy and direct the planning and administration of effective and competitive US/Canada health, welfare, retirement, time-off, and other benefit programs. This includes complete oversight of plan design, governance, communication, administration, and compliance. 
•    Medical/Rx/Dental
•    Life insurance
•    Long- and short-term Disability
•    Leave administration
•    Family-friendly benefits – parental leave, adoption & infertility assistance
•    HSA, HRA, and Flexible Spending accounts
•    401(k) program
•    Deferred compensation program
•    Exempt and non-exempt PTO policies
•    Company holidays

US/Canada HR Operations
•    Set the strategy and direct the planning and administration of effective and efficient HR compliance and operations. 
•    Regulations and compliance related to Federal Contractor status
•    Affirmative Action, EEO, and OFCCP requirements
•    I-9 and OIG (Office of Inspector General) requirements
•    Unemployment administration and compliance
•    HR policy regulations, including anti-harassment, drug & alcohol-free workplace, solicitation/distribution, employee relations/problem-solving, workplace violence, FMLA, reporting criminal convictions
•    Program design, benchmarking, and administration related to HR programs, including tuition reimbursement, service awards, car allowance, and severance  

Education / Experience Requirements

•    Bachelor-level degree in a related field
•    10+ years of experience in Human Resources, including 5 years of management experience, a minimum of 5 years of benefits experience; 1-2 years of global experience preferred
•    True subject matter expert on benefits

Specialized Skills / Other Requirements

•    Expertise in accessing benefit and HR operations market practices, data, and trends globally
•    Strong financial acumen, including managing budgets and performing costs analysis as required
•    Competence to effectively manage vendors/brokers to a desired outcome
•    Aptitude to think and operate credibly effectively in a global arena
•    Strong verbal and PowerPoint presentation skills
•    Ability to effectively influence and persuade business, HR, and other colleagues and leaders
•    Capacity to create and maintain constructive cross-functional relationships with corporate functions, including finance and legal


Teleflex, Inc. is an affirmative action & equal opportunity employer. D/V/M/F. Applicants will be considered without regard to age, race, creed, color, national origin, ancestry, marital status, affectional or sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, nationality, sex, or veteran status. If you require accommodation to apply for a position, please contact us at: 262-439-1894.

Teleflex is the home of Arrow®, Deknatel®, Hudson RCI®, LMA®, Pilling®, Rüsch®, UroLift® and Weck® – trusted brands united by a common sense of purpose. Teleflex, the Teleflex logo, Arrow, Deknatel, Hudson RCI, LMA, Pilling, Rüsch, UroLift and Weck are trademarks or registered trademarks of Teleflex Incorporated or its affiliates, in the U.S. and/or other countries.

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