Benefits Specialist

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What Mongodb is looking for in applicants

The database market is massive (the IDC estimates it to be $119B+ by 2024!) And MongoDB is at the head of its disruption. The MongoDB community is transforming industries and empowering developers to build outstanding apps that people use every day. We are the top tier modern data platform and the first database provider to IPO in over 20 years. Join our team and be at the forefront of innovation and creativity.

As a member of the Global People Operations team, you will be a Benefits subject matter expert in EMEA. You will be ensuring success of our benefits programs and competitiveness of our benefits packages in the region. Your day to day responsibilities will involve data analysis and research, putting together action plan and executing, working with the vendors and local brokers, partnering with the bigger team and strengthening MongoDB’s employer brand. The position requires outstanding interpersonal and communication skills, the ability to multitask and embrace change in a fast growing environment. Ideal candidate has strong interest in learning about benefits, HR compliance, and HR program management. The position will be based in our Dublin office.


  • Provide benefits subject matter support to the Global People Team 
  • Administer renewals of all EMEA benefits programs, vendors, and policies including but not limited to Health, Wellness, Pension, Sick and Vacation time
  • Be an escalation point for the questions around EMEA benefits
  • Research best practices around local benefits, identify opportunities for improvement
  • Strengthen Employer Brand by working with the Employer Brand Manager and Global Benefits Manager
  • Manage ongoing education of employees on the benefits available to them
  • Build materials to highlight MongoDB benefits and culture, to attract top talent in the industry
  • Ensures compliance with all applicable mandatory and statutory regulations for all benefit programs and policies which include but not limited to: local and country specific laws
  • Establish relationships with vendors, brokers, consultants and internal resources to ensure that benefit plans are compliant, competitive and cost-effective
  • Liaise with the Procurement Team on having our external agreements compliant
  • Manage vendor performance in relation to established customer service measures and ensuring vendor performance is aligned with company expectations
  • Analyze existing benefits policies and prevailing practices among similar organizations to recommend and establish competitive perks and benefits programs
  • Partner with Shared Services, Employee Experience, HRIS, Payroll, and vendors to ensure accurate and timely data sharing to ensure timely and successful renewals
  • Perform complex duties relating to the maintenance of eligibility, enrolment, billing, invoice creating/processing and tracking expenses to budget
  • Coordinate all EMEA Benefits Communications, programs, and wellness events
  • Keep abreast of changes to rules and regulations and briefs the business of potential impact
  • All other duties and responsibilities, as assigned

What to expect

In 1 month you will get familiar with the internal MongoDB processes and programs, get to know your colleagues and vendors, based across the Globe, get familiar with existing benefits offerings and identify potential areas for improvements on a country level.

In 3 months you will be researching best market practices, collecting feedback “from the ground” and coming up with the solutions and action plan independently. You will be able to set challenging goals for yourself, which will be aligned with the Global Benefits Philosophy and business needs. You will be heavily involved in the projects Global People Team runs and will be able to learn from your colleagues.

In 6 months you will be a go-to person for any benefits escalations and tricky requests in EMEA. You will be managing benefits communication in the region, putting together the renewal and benefits events calendar, and track your progress against the goals set. You will already have quick wins on the benefits front in at least 3 countries.

In 1 year you will be a benefits guru for the team and for employees, and will be able to come up with a EMEA Benefits Program for the next FY. You will look back to a year ago, and you’ll feel proud of your achievements.

Experience, skills and qualifications

  • BS or BA or equivalent experience in Human Resources, Business Administration or related field
  • 2+ years of relevant benefits experience
  • Strong program and vendor management experience and/or project management experience
  • A passion for customer-first mindset and complex problem-solving
  • Ability to develop and convey meaningful and relevant benefits communications 
  • Strong ability to prioritize and exceptional attention to detail
  • Extensive knowledge of benefits regulations and compliance requirements
  • Self-starter and multitasker
  • Must have experience in a global fast-paced, high growth environment
  • Experience working across disciplines in HR
  •  European language is a plus

To drive the personal growth and business impact of our employees, we’re committed to developing a supportive and enriching culture for everyone. From employee affinity groups, to fertility assistance and a generous parental leave policy, we value our employees’ wellbeing and want to support them along every step of their professional and personal journeys. Learn more about what it’s like to work at MongoDB, and help us make an impact on the world!

MongoDB is committed to providing any necessary accommodations for individuals with disabilities within our application and interview process. To request an accommodation due to a disability, please inform your recruiter.

MongoDB is an equal opportunities employer.

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