Benefits Partner at Planet

Posted on:
February 23, 2023

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Job Description

Welcome to Planet. We believe in using space to help life on Earth.

Planet designs, builds, and operates the largest constellation of imaging satellites in history. This constellation delivers an unprecedented dataset of empirical information via a revolutionary cloud-based platform to authoritative figures in commercial, environmental, and humanitarian sectors. We are both a space company and data company all rolled into one.

Customers and users across the globe use Planet's data to develop new technologies, drive revenue, power research, and solve our world’s toughest obstacles.

As we control every component of hardware design, manufacturing, data processing, and software engineering, our office is a truly inspiring mix of experts from a variety of domains.

We have a people-centric approach toward culture and community and we strive to iterate in a way that puts our team members first and prepares our company for growth. Join Planet and be a part of our mission to change the way people see the world.

Planet is a global company with employees working remotely world wide and joining us from offices in San Francisco, Washington DC, Germany, and The Netherlands.

About the Role:  

Planet is looking for a self-motivated, customer service driven Benefits Partner to join our People team! This person will play an important role in Planet’s daily operations supporting employees by administering Planet’s U.S. benefits programs (health, dental, vision, short-term and long-term disability, worker's compensation, life insurance, etc.) and acting as the internal point-of-contact for questions and support regarding Planet’s U.S. benefits programs, and hosting semi-and annual benefits and wellness initiatives.

Impact You’ll Own:

Administers and communicates the company's benefits program regarding plan options, policy features, enrollment, and other requirements

Assist in planning, developing, and redesigning company benefits programs and analyzing benefit costs

Help develop communication and implementation of wellness and health education initiatives

Ensures company compliance with federal and state laws

Manage relationships with brokers, vendors, and service providers to manage benefit offerings (including benefit administration for U.S. open enrollment) and field employee benefit questions

Manage leaves of absence, worker’s compensation claims and workplace accommodations including ADA (U.S. only)

Partners with Finance, Legal and HR colleagues to ensure policies are communicated effectively

What You Bring:

6+ years of benefits or employee benefits administration experience

Compliance experience

Retirement plan administration and reporting

Ability to succeed in a dynamic environment

Proven track record of reliability and responsibility

Effective planning and priority setting. Ability to manage several complex projects simultaneously while working under pressure to meet deadlines

Detail oriented, discreet, and able to handle confidential information

What Makes You Stand Out:

Bachelor's degree in human resource management or related field or equivalent related experience

SHRM-CP or SHRM-SCP and CEBS professional designation(s)

Benefits While Working at Planet:

Comprehensive Health Plan

Wellness program and onsite massages in specific offices

Flexible Time Off

Recognition Programs

Commuter Benefits

Learning and Tuition Reimbursement

Parental Leave

Offsites and Happy Hours

Volunteering Benefits

Compensation:

The US base salary range for this full-time position at the commencement of employment is $77,000 - $126,800.  Additionally, this role might be eligible for discretionary short-term and long-term incentives (bonus and equity). The final salary range is determined by job related experience, skills and location.  The range displays our typical hiring range for new hire salaries in US locations only.  Your recruiter can share more about the specific salary range for your preferred location during the hiring process.

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Why we care so much about Belonging. 

We’re dedicated to helping the whole Planet, and to do that we must strive to represent all of it within each of our offices and on all of our teams. That’s why Planet is guided by an ultimate  north star of Belonging, dreaming big as we approach our ongoing work with diversity, equity and inclusion.  If this job intrigues you, but you’re thinking you might not have all the qualifications, please... do apply!  At Planet, we are looking for well-rounded people from around the world who can contribute to more ways than just what is listed in this job description.  We don’t just fill positions, we aspire to fulfill people’s careers, most excited about folks who are motivated by our underlying humanitarian efforts.  We are a few orbits around the sun before we get to where we want to be, so we hope you’re excited to come along for the ride. 

EEO statement:

Planet is committed to building a community where everyone belongs and we invite people from all backgrounds to apply. Planet is an equal opportunity employer, and committed to providing employment opportunities regardless of race, religious creed, color, national origin, ancestry, physical disability, mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, marital status, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, pregnancy, childbirth and breastfeeding, age, sexual orientation, military or veteran status, or any other protected classification, in accordance with applicable federal, state, and local laws. 

Accommodations:

Planet is an inclusive community and we know that everyone has their own needs. If you have a disability or special need that requires accommodation during the interview process, please call Planet's front office at 669-214-9404 or contact your recruiter with your request. Your message will be confidential and we will be happy to assist you.

Privacy Policy: By clicking "Apply Now" at the top of this job posting, I acknowledge that I have read the Planet Data Privacy Notice for California Staff Members and Applicants, and hereby consent to the collection, processing, use, and storage of my personal information as described therein.

Privacy Policy (European Applicants): By clicking "Apply Now" at the top of this job posting, I acknowledge that I have read the Candidate Privacy Notice GDPR Planet Labs Europe, and hereby consent to the collection, processing, use, and storage of my personal information as described therein.

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