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Benefit Program Manager

San Francisco, CA, USA | Levi Strauss

  • Industry:
    Consumer Products
  • Position Type:
  • Functions:
    Project Management
  • Experience:
    7-10 years
Job Description:
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You’re an original. So are we. 

We’re a company of people who like to forge our own path. We invented the blue jean in 1873, and we reinvented khaki pants in 1986. We pioneered labor and environmental guidelines in manufacturing. And we work to build sustainability into everything we do. Our brands stand for freedom and self-expression around the world.

Where we lead, others follow. For more than 160 years, we’ve used the strength of our brands to lead with our values and make an outsized impact on the world. We employ more than 15,000 people globally to support our great brands: Levi’s®, Dockers®, Denizen® and Signature by Levi Strauss & Co.™

In this role as the Benefit Program Manager, you're responsible for planning, implementing and managing designated benefit and wellness programs, plans, policies, processes, legal guidelines and best practices.  The Benefit Program Manager ensures that our benefits and wellness programs are competitive and help the organization's ability to recruit and retain talent. In this role, you will report to the Director of Employee Health & Well-being.


Manages the company Global Wellness, Global EAP and Voluntary Benefit Programs including coordinating regular educational/informational events and employee communications

Oversees quarterly vendor utilization review and provides analysis and manage annual vendor renewal/contracting process

Manages relationships with benefits brokers, carriers, vendors and subject matter experts ensuring delivery of high-quality programs in accordance with industry best practices and legal compliance

Current with industry and market trends, benefits and wellness related technology, and healthcare reform initiatives.  Benchmarks and recommends strategies, changes, and enhancements to ensure the company benefits offerings are robust and are competitive.

Partner with vendors, brokers and internal global HR partners to resolve employee and service issues in a timely and efficient manner

Regularly reviews and updates benefit & wellness materials for new hire orientation and presents information on benefit & wellness programs

Participate in the annual open enrollment process


Bachelor’s degree or equivalent education and experience

7+ years of employee benefit and wellness program experience, with 5 years' managing the function including design, cost analysis, and implementation of tools and programming in a mid-size or larger organization required

Experience with HRIS Benefits and Employee Self Service (ESS) modules, Workday a bonus

Vendor RFP, implementation and roll-out experience strongly preferred

Experience administering benefits for multiple populations including corporate, retail and warehouse/manufacturing environments a plus

Current with emerging technologies to improve processes and increase efficiency

In-depth understanding of San Francisco, California, and Federal labor/ERISA laws

Ability to maintain strict confidentiality and demonstrate sound discretion

Excellent analytical and organizational skills with high attention to detail

Presentation skills and comfortable speaking before large groups

We put a lot of thought into our programs to provide you with a benefits package that matters. Whether it is for medical care, taking time off, improving your health or planning for retirement, we've got you covered. Here's a small snapshot:

401K match: $1.25 for every $1.00 you contribute up to the first 6% of pay you save.

Five hours of paid volunteer time per month with nonprofit organizations

Product discount of 40% off regular-price merchandise

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