Responsible for start-up, implementing, managing and maintaining the Benefits programs for Volvo Cars of North America's U.S. and Canadian operations.
Develops benefits strategy and manages the design and development of programs and tools to remain market competitive in benefits offerings including budget management.
Develops and manages the relocation program and serves as International Service Employee Administrator for US and Canada.
Manages supplier relationships
Plan, implement and manage Volvo's participation at U.S. Auto Shows to include budgets, floor plans, Vehicle exhibits, as well as overseeing quality supplier services delivery during aggressive cost reduction initiatives.
Maintain and support strategic marketing long term partnership relationships that help solidify Volvo's position as a premium brand. These responsibilities focus on implementing marketing activities to ensure cohesive message through graphics, properties, vehicles and support services presentations, while maintaining Volvo brand communication strategy standards.
Led Organizational Development (OD) function in program development, implementation and measurement of leadership effectiveness, technical and non-technical areas.
Developed succession planning strategy, conducted at the mid and senior levels, performs gap analysis; developed appropriate plans for retaining and developing high potentials.
Identified top 10% critical positions by matrix, development and buy-in of executive management.
Development Committee in assessing employee potential
Developed and managed diversity initiatives and work life programs for the Premier Automotive Group brands.
Partnered with the PAG Human Resources, Marketing/Communications, Network, and Supplier Relations teams to implement the short and long term diversity/work life objectives.
Drove increased awareness and consideration of the PAG brands, within diverse communities, Collaborate with brands to develop initiatives and ensure alignment with the business strategy.
Evaluated key performance indicators to measure effectiveness of diversity and work life initiatives.
Conducted diversity training sessions, integrating
diversity into the PAG culture.
Managed Human Resources programs, policies and procedures specializing in international compensation and benefits.
Provided consulting expertise and support to client units in the areas of recruitment and placement of personnel, labor relations, employee relations, international service, organizational climate, and performance management.
Served as strategic
business partner in personnel planning, development and resources forecasting.
Position reported directly to VP, Corporate Compensation in a highly sensitive environment requiring professionalism, critical analytical and problem solving skills, as well as flexibility in handling multiple projects.
Advised on international compensation and benefits on employee
relations matters. Developed customized expatriate compensation packages
focusing on cost, tax and foreign currency translation issues; counseled with management
as appropriate to ensure competitive packages.
Volunteer for animal shelters in community outreach and advocacy program.
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