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Human Resources
19000BFI Requisition #

Based in EMEA in one of the Medtronic offices in Heerlen, Paris, Watford, Meerbusch, Prague, Madrid or Barcelona.

Careers that Change Lives

The Global Benefit COE focuses on developing/designing and implementing/deploying employee benefits for our 90,000 employees. The Global Benefits COE is responsible for ensuring benefits align to Tenet 5 of the mission and meet the following objectives:  market competitive, financially sustainable, global approach with local relevance, fosters employee engagement, effectively communicated to increase awareness and understanding of offerings and aligns with the business strategy.  The Global Benefit COE collaborates with many stakeholders including regional Total Reward leaders, Benefit Operations and Finance.

A Day in the Life

You will be responsible for the following and other duties may be assigned.

  • Develop and design employee benefit offerings (may include all or some of the following:  vacation, holidays, sick leave, medical/dental coverage, wellness programs, long-term disability, group life insurance, supplemental retirement programs, saving programs, pension programs, unemployment and leaves of absence)
  • Partner with Benefit Operations to implement new programs.

  • Evaluate current programs through research, survey and analysis of benefits trends to ensure plans are competitive and current.

  • May develop and/or review employee benefit communications.

  • Ensure internal and external compliance with local legislation, benefit regulations and company policies.

  • Provide interactive support with payroll to ensure proper payment, funding and taxation of employee benefits programs.

  • May analyze claims history to develop preventative programs designed to lower overall health and sickness insurance costs.

  • Supports special projects as needed.

As a Benefits analyst you will have a focus on continuous improvement and will work closely with the Benefit Operations coordinator, Regional Benefits COE leader, AskHR and other COEs to achieve solutions/improvements for all processes/tasks associated with Benefits.


You will interact with internal and external business partners on matters requiring coordination and collaboration between departments and outside vendors. 


Must Haves

We are looking for a qualified person with advanced knowledge of job area combining breadth and depth, typically obtained through advanced education combined with experience. Requires a Baccalaureate degree or equivalent in Human Resources, Finance, Business, Economics or Actuarial Science. Relevant experience at least 4 years with some experience in European Benefits in major multinational company and/or top tier benefit consulting firm. May have practical knowledge of project management. Fluent in English and knowledge of other languages would be an asset.

You must be a dynamic team player with an interest to further develop within an international HR environment. You must be able to work effectively and proactively across teams.

You will demonstrate critical thinking, ability to collaborate and create alignment, generate ideas and set high standards focusing on the customer whilst fostering diversity & inclusion in everything that you do. You are a strong problem solver with the ability to handle multiple competing priorities. You like to work in a fast-based environment using your own initiative. You have strong attention to details and have strong competency level in PC software (Microsoft Office Suite, online resources, online database).

We Offer

In our 5th Tenet of our Mission we recognize the personal worth of employees by providing an employment framework that allows personal satisfaction in work accomplished, security, advancement opportunity, and means to share in the company's success. Also a competitive package is of course part of that.

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About Medtronic
Together, we can change healthcare worldwide. At Medtronic, we push the limits of  what technology, therapies and services can do to help alleviate pain, restore health and extend life.

We challenge ourselves and each other to make tomorrow better than yesterday. It is what makes this an exciting and rewarding place to be. We want to accelerate and advance our ability to create meaningful innovations - but we will only succeed with the right people on our team.

Let’s work together to address universal healthcare needs and improve patients’ lives. Help us shape the future.

Founded in 1949 as a medical repair company, we're now among the world's largest medical technology, services and solutions companies, employing more than 86,000 people worldwide, serving physicians, hospitals and patients in over 155 countries. With our European Operations Center for Distribution and Shared Services in Heerlen, the Bakken Research Center in Maastricht, our manufacturing facility in Kerkrade, and the Dutch sales office in Eindhoven, Medtronic Netherlands has more than 2,000 employees.

Whatever your specialty or ambitions, you can make a difference at Medtronic - both in the lives of others and your own career. Join us in our commitment to take healthcare Further, Together.

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