Global Benefits and Mobility Manager

  • San Francisco, CA, USA
  • Full-time

Company Description

Optimizely is the world’s leading experience optimization platform, providing website and mobile A/B testing and personalization for the world’s leading brands. The platform’s ease of use and speed of deployment empowers organizations to conceive of and run experiments that help them make better data-inspired decisions. Optimizely meets the diverse needs of thousands of customers worldwide looking to deliver connected experiences to their audiences across channels. To date, those customers have created and delivered more than 700 billion optimized visitor experiences.

Job Description

Optimizely is looking for a Global Benefits and Mobility Manager to join our growing People and Places team.  Your role will be critical in taking our Global Benefits programs to the next level by building the foundation for a great employee experience. You’ll take the lead to ensure that our current and future employees, here and abroad, have a seamless experience as they move across offices through our mobility program.  Your passion for the employee experience will define the future of continuous improvement for our Benefits and Mobility programs.


  • Lead the design, implementation and administration of global benefits programs (health, dental, life, disability, retirement, pension, leave of absence and perks) with an emphasis on continued improvement

  • Brings expertise to defining the employee benefits philosophy for the future while considering competitive standards, costs, liabilities and employee interests and engagement

  • Turn data into action by bringing internal studies, employee feedback, external research, and business needs together to analyze the effectiveness and competitiveness of existing benefit and perks programs

  • Oversees and assess services of benefits consultants, brokers, third party administrators and other providers. Manages annual contract negotiations and open enrollment activities

  • Ensure regulatory compliance and reporting for benefit-related plans and programs on a global basis

  • Manage global mobility activities for expatriates, domestic and international transfers, including visa/immigration, taxation and expatriate compensation

  • Act as the liaison between immigration counsel and Optimizely to drive the visa application process, timeline, and manage expectations

  • Provide subject matter expertise on global mobility matters and advise key stakeholders on best practices


  • Minimum of 8 years of professional work experience of which at least 5 years is in a benefits role and 1-2 years with global immigration and/or relocation services on a People Operations team, familiarity with HRIS or Benefits Administration systems and immigration

  • Strong knowledge and understanding of rewards and perks prevalent in Silicon Valley

  • Experience working with benefit brokers and administering competitive benefit packages preferred

  • Knowledge of federal and state laws relating to benefit plans including ERISA, HIPAA, COBRA and FMLA

  • Strong project management skills; proven ability to manage multiple analytics projects and ad-hoc requests

  • Analytical mindset. You approach problems from an inquisitive and scientific perspective and are always looking for data to help make decisions, but you know how to balance quantitative and qualitative insights

  • Great communication skills. Asking questions, listening, facilitating and arbitrating discussions, and presenting ideas to groups large and small are all things you are good at.  One of your strengths is the ability to effectively translate complex concepts and information into clear and effective messages

  • Comfortable with change. You are able to work well under pressure, with limited direction and are comfortable in a  fast-paced environment

  • Proactive and solutions-oriented. Hands-on approach and willingness to be involved with both strategic development and tactical implementation

  • Team-oriented, collaborative nature. We’re a small, fast-growing team. Everyone needs to pull for each other, share best practices, and take on work that will make our entire organization successful

  • BA/BS preferred

Additional Information


  • Commuter and transportation benefits
  • Catered in-office lunch on weekdays
  • Full medical insurance with very low co-pay and deductible. HMO, PPO, and HSA options available
  • Full dental coverage including orthodontics
  • Full vision coverage including contacts
  • Dependents 100% covered for medical, dental, and vision
  • Wellness Grant
  • Unlimited vacation policy and seventeen weeks of paid parental leave
  • 401k benefit
  • Working with a great team and having a huge impact!

All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.

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