People Operations Specialist (Compensation and Benefits)

Full Time position in Manila. More about Snappr

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AtSnappr, we're changing the world by making amazing photography accessible to everyone. We take on complex problems so that photographers, consumers, and businesses can connect in more than 200 cities around the world to create and access beautiful photos.

We welcome people from all backgrounds who seek the opportunity to build a future where people can capture their special memories easily and affordably. If you have the drive, passion, and collaborative spirit to work with us, let’s revolutionize photography together.

About the role:

With our global footprint and hyper-growth, one of Snappr’s top priorities is to grow the quality of support we provide our rockstar employees in our Manila office. You will be challenged to be part of our People Operations team and to oversee the compensation and benefits side of our People & Culture team. Your impact on the team will be the lifeblood that powers Snappr’s explosive growth and enables our employees to be well taken care of as they help our consumers and enterprise clients to access on-demand photography worldwide. 

What you’ll do:

Compensation & Benefits Administration
•Own the entire payroll function and be accountable for its accuracy and timeliness by working with leaders to  resolve timekeeping discrepancies, reviewing payroll and government remittances computed by our accountant, and tracking additional payments (e.g. reimbursements, deductions, performance pay, referral bonuses)
•Analyze, reconcile, and correct any discrepancies or errors related to payroll and benefits
•Facilitate enrollment of employees into compensation and benefits platforms (e.g. timekeeping and LMS software, payroll bank provider, HMO); Ensure that attrited or unqualified employees are removed from these platforms on time
•Orient and assist employees in the availment of benefits such as leaves, HMO, loans, maternity, sickness, and government subsidies
•Be up to date with local compensation, statutory, and taxation laws

Total Rewards Strategy
•Act as a thought partner in designing a Total Rewards Philosophy and Strategy that promotes equity, attracts top talent, and motivates a high-performing culture
•Design and execute benefit and rewards programs aligned with the company’s philosophy and strategy
•Conduct regular compensation benchmarking and maintain an internal job band structure based on benchmarked data
•Evaluate and report on the effectiveness of employee benefit programs

Vendor Management
•Act as main point of contact for Snappr’s third party vendors (e.g. Accountant, HMO Provider, Payroll SAAS Provider) and keep vendors accountable for maintaining SLAs*
•Lead the selection and transition to a more effective payroll provider
*Our accountant currently handles payroll computation and disbursement, government contributions, and taxation. While the Compensation & Benefits Specialist will not facilitate these processes, they are expected to ensure that these functions are performed with accuracy and in compliance to Philippine labor policies.
What you'll need:
  • At least 2 years of experience in administering payroll and benefits, preferably fully owning the Compensation & Benefits function
  • At least 1 year of experience in collaborating with HR and management in designing and improving compensation and benefits programs and processes
  • Experience in using Sprout as a payroll software is a plus
  • Extensive knowledge of payroll procedures, HMO administration, government benefits, and current labor rules and regulations
  • Communicates clearly and manages stakeholders effectively, especially when explaining payroll discrepancies, walking through compensation data, and proposing new compben programs
  • Great spreadsheet skills to analyze data, solve problems, and manage projects
  • Strong knowledge of market salary ranges and familiarity with Total Rewards are a bonus
  • A "let's get it done" mindset
Job benefits:
  • HMO (up to 2 dependents covered by the company)
  • great workspace in Ortigas CBD
  • Free meals

About the team:

Snappr is the largest on-demand marketplace for professional photography in the world. We are a team of driven, entrepreneurial individuals who are redefining photography everywhere. This is an awesome opportunity to be at the ground level of a rapidly growing product and to have a meaningful impact on its growth. The end result of everything you'll do at Snappr is more people capturing more of their most precious life moments. Our rocket ship has a seat open just for you.

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"Snappr makes it affordable to order a professional photographer on demand"
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