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  • 8 Eastgate Avenue, Eastgate
  • CORK
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  • Job reference number:15321540
  • Client ID:RI/PEEOK6259
  • Posted on:09-FEB-2018
  • Job type:CONTRACT


  • Leading and driving the agenda for a team of payroll professionals located in five countries

  • Planning and executing the Payroll Roadmap for the region, migrating Business HR owned Payrolls to HR Ops and aligning our efforts in the region with our global agenda for Finance owned Payrolls

  • Driving the Benefits Administration agenda across the EMEA region, managing multiple stakeholders and gaining buy-in to our transformation journey and building upon success to broaden scope across the region in a focussed and prioritised manner.

  • Regional ownership of benefits administration offerings, driving adoption of standard service offerings and harmonisation whilst ensuring supplier consolidation to the fullest extent possible.

  • Tracking and monitoring of budget disbursed across the organisation in benefits spending categories, regularly reporting progress against plan and optimising value for money to assure business benefit realisation.

  • Leadership / Change Management: consistently demonstrates Merck Leadership Standards; is a leader of change and actively drives strategy development and implementation in the organisation.

  • Become a key point of liaison between disparate regional teams to drive adoption of standard service offerings and harmonisation as well as supplier consolidation to the fullest extent possible, in a compliant manner.

Education and Experience

  • Third level degree in Finance or Business required for this role

  • At least 3 years’ experience in a similar role with focus upon benefits administration

  • Demonstrated ability to work in teams and collaborate / partner with others from across the business

  • Strong IT skills incl. advanced excel & PowerPoint.

  • Strong attention to detail and follow up; strong analytical skills together with developed business acumen

Interested candidates should submit an updated CV.

Please click the link below to apply, call Emma on 0214297900 or alternatively send an up to date CV

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