Compensation and Benefits Manager

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Regular Full-Time
Human Resources


The Manager of the Total Rewards program is responsible for the benefits & compensation function.  This position collaborates with Finance, People & Culture Operations, HRIS and the VP of Human Resources, to ensure that Suffolk provides high quality, cost effective total rewards program.


If you are an innovative collaborator and proven performer who enjoys working on teams that deliver superior results, you may qualify for a rewarding career at Suffolk, a construction management firm that is sparking an industry revolution and has consistently been named a “best place to work”!


  • Develop, communicate and administer a competitive total rewards strategy to include compensation, health and welfare benefits, 401k and paid time off programs, that are cost effective and consistent with labor market trends and organizational objectives.
  • Work with legal counsel to ensure compliance with all governmental regulations related to compensation and benefit programs.
  • Provide leadership and training to the People & Culture (P&C) Operations team members on the total rewards plans and programs.
  • Resolve concerns and communicate with employees in cases that cannot be routinely handled by members of the P&C Operations team.
  • Oversee the review, communication, and implementation of the annual benefit programs open enrollment process and the annual total compensation review.
  • Works with Senior leaders on the development and administration of the Suffolk compensation program.
  • Participate in compensation surveys.
  • Lead the annual review of the Employee Handbook.
  • Point of contact for the Benefits Broker and other vendors as related to our Core benefits like Medical, Dental, 401K, Life Insurance, Disability and FSA.
  • Work with the P&C Analyst to ensure timely review of the banking information, running analytical reports and conducting monthly and quarterly audits on the benefit plans.
  • Coordination of the 5500 completion and filing, discrimination testing, all mailings, notifications and communications, and local region/city ordination compliance.
  • Lead coordination of the 401K investment committee and coordinate 401k employee educational sessions/events


  • Must possess Suffolk’s Core Values: Passion, Integrity, Hard Work, Professionalism and Caring.
  • Bachelor’s degree and 4-6 years of experience in administering both benefits and compensation plans, including plan design, plan communications, and execution.
  • Expert level with HRIS systems – Oracle experience preferred
  • Proven success as influencer and as a change agent
  • Results Driven
  • Ability to provide best in class customer service
  • Excellent interpersonal, oral and written communication skills
  • Solution agent with Strong planning, problem solving, and troubleshooting skills
  • Collaborative and positive
  • Ability to make decisions promptly and with confidence
  • Sound business judgment
  • Highly organized, able to prioritize and multi-task

Working Conditions

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit for long periods of time; talk or hear; perform fine motor, hand and finger skills in the use of a keyboard, telephone, or writing. The employee is frequently required to stands; walk; and reach with arms and/or hands. Specific vision abilities include close vision, distance vision, depth perception and the ability to adjust focus. The employee will spend their time in an office environment with a quiet to moderate noise level. Job site walking.

EEO Statement

Suffolk Construction and Liberty Construction are equal opportunity employers and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, gender identity, or any other characteristic protected by law.


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