Overview

BenchSci is a remote first organization. At this moment, we are welcoming applicants from Canada, the US and the UK for this position.

BenchSci’s vision is to help scientists bring novel medicine to patients 50% faster by 2025. We empower scientists to run more successful experiments with the world’s most advanced, biomedical artificial intelligence software platform.

Backed by F-Prime, Inovia, Golden Ventures, and Google’s AI fund, Gradient Ventures, we provide an indispensable tool for scientists that accelerates research at 16 top 20 pharmaceutical companies and over 4,300 leading academic centers. We’re a certified Great Place to Work®, and top-ranked company on Glassdoor.

We are looking for a Benefits and Onboarding Specialist to join our growing team! Reporting to the Senior Total Rewards Partner, your role will play an integral role in the support, design, and delivery of BenchSci’s benefits, long-term savings, and perks programs.

You Will:

    • Act as a subject matter expert for all aspects of benefits, long-term savings, and perks.
    • Responsible for the smooth day-to-day operations of BenchSci’s global benefit, long-term savings, and perks programs.
    • Assist in the design, and communication of our program offerings.
    • Drives new and innovative programs, projects, and initiatives.
    • Ensure accuracy of data entry in all of our benefits, long-term savings, and perks-related systems.
    • Audit benefit premium deductions, and investigate and resolve benefit premium discrepancies to carrier and Payroll in a timely manner.
    • Handle employee inquiries and requests and work with all vendors and carriers to resolve any escalated issues.
    • Leave of absence administration.
    • Assist with international relocations and mobility support.
    • Provide administrative and coordination support during the pre-boarding and onboarding stages for employees.

You Have:

    • Bachelor’s or college’s degree required, preferably in business, Human Resources, or a related field.
    • Minimum three (3) years of relevant experience in Human Resources, preferably with a strong focus on Benefits.
    • Certified Employee Benefits Specialist (CEBS) designation is an asset.
    • Proficiency in MS Office and/or Google Suite applications.
    • Strong analytical skills and attention to detail, with the ability to develop/update reports and modelling tools.
    • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

Benefits and Perks:

An engaging remote-first culture

A competitive compensation package that includes BenchSci equity options

Comprehensive health and dental benefits

Emphasis on mental health with $2500 CAD (or equivalent in your country’s currency) for Psychologist, Social Worker, or Psychotherapist services

Three weeks of vacation plus an additional day for every completed year

Unlimited flex time to use toward sick days, personal days, religious holidays, birthdays and appointments

Additional time-off: 2 weeks for Winter Holidays, every other Friday in July and August, your birthday, and more!

Generous parental leave benefits with a top-up plan or paid time off options

A $2000 CAD (or equivalent in your country’s currency) Annual Learning & Development budget

A $1000 CAD (or equivalent in your country’s currency) work from home allowance to make your home setup perfect for you

A lifestyle spending account for employees to receive reimbursement for eligible expenses related to wellness, lifestyle and productivity $2500 CAD  (or equivalent in your country’s currency) per year

Our Culture:

At BenchSci, we’re committed to cultivating an inspiring, inclusive, and equitable work environment for high performing, ego-free, self-starting individuals with a growth mindset, who enjoy the challenge of solving hard problems. We recognize that everyone here is a person first and an employee second. We want people to feel cared for and supported to bring the best versions of themselves to work and help the company achieve its mission. We believe culture is critical to success and invest accordingly.

We live and promote our FASTT values of Focused, Advancement with Speed, Tenacity, and Transparency. We work hard to maintain an engaging, supportive environment where everyone can do their best work. To learn more, read our culture deck.

Diversity, Equity and Inclusion:

We’re committed to creating an inclusive environment where people from all backgrounds can thrive. We believe that improving diversity, equity and inclusion is our collective responsibility, and this belief guides our DEI journey. To learn more, read about our DEI initiatives.

Accessibility Accommodations:

BenchSci provides accessibility accommodations during the recruitment process. Should you require any accommodation, we will work with you to meet your needs.

BenchSci is a remote first organization. At this moment, we are welcoming applicants from Canada, the US and the UK for this position.

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