Europe Benefits Partner

  • Dublin, Ireland
  • Employees can work remotely
  • Full-time

Company Description

Block is one company built from many blocks, all united by the same purpose of economic empowerment. The blocks that form our foundational teams — People, Finance, Counsel, Hardware, Information Security, Platform Infrastructure Engineering, and more — provide support and guidance at the corporate level. They work across business groups and around the globe, spanning time zones and disciplines to develop inclusive People policies, forecast finances, give legal counsel, safeguard systems, nurture new initiatives, and more. Every challenge creates possibilities, and we need different perspectives to see them all. Bring yours to Block.

Job Description

Block is looking for a skilled Benefits Partner with experience in managing the design, implementation, and day-to-day management of benefits programs across Europe while also helping to grow and set-up our benefits programmes as we continue to expand globally. This is a new role for Block to support our ongoing growth. This a great opportunity for someone who thrives in an all hands on deck environment and enjoys interacting with people. You are organized, detail-oriented, like to move fast and also know when to be flexible. Block has over 11,000 employees across the globe (and we’re growing!). This is a full time role based in our Dublin, Ireland office or remote in Ireland. 

You will:

  • Manage all benefit and leave programs for a group of countries across Europe 

  • Manage annual plan renewals, evaluate programs and develop recommendations to ensure programs are current, competitive, and in compliance with legal requirements

  • Set up benefit plans and policies for new countries as Square grows

  • Input on the design and implementation of the international benefits strategy at Square and ensure programs are scalable as Square continues to grow

  • Manage benefits communication with employees across all communication channels

  • Support benefits administration tasks including enrollment, leaves of absence and benefits payroll files

  • Manage key ad hoc benefits projects for both Europe and internationally

  • Manage and troubleshoot key vendor relationships including benefits brokers and insurers to ensure Square gets the best service possible.

  • Proactively partner with and seek input from key partners including HRBP’s, Site Leads, Communications, HRIS, Legal and Payroll to ensure successful execution of programs

  • Stay up to date on current events in applicable countries including legislative and market developments

Qualifications

You have:

  • BA/BS degree or equivalent practical experience

  • 5+ years experience in employee benefits ideally in a multinational environment

  • Proven creativity and resourcefulness in solving problems

  • You thrive and prioritize in a constantly changing environment

  • Analytical and structured thinking, working intelligently to understand the task at hand and relevant context 

  • Strong attention to detail skills

  • Exceptional teamwork and multi-tasking skills

  • A global mindset while also being in tune with local context and best practice

  • Experience of benefits management outside Europe is a plus

  • A sense of fun!

Additional Information

We’re working to build a more inclusive economy where our customers have equal access to opportunity, and we strive to live by these same values in building our workplace. Block is a proud equal opportunity employer. We work hard to evaluate all employees and job applicants consistently, based solely on the core competencies required of the role at hand, and without regard to any legally protected class.

We believe in being fair, and are committed to an inclusive interview experience, including providing reasonable accommodations to disabled applicants throughout the recruitment process. We encourage applicants to share any needed accommodations with their recruiter, who will treat these requests as confidentially as possible. Want to learn more about what we’re doing to build a workplace that is fair and square? Check out our I+D page

Perks

We want you to be well and thrive. Our global benefits package includes:

  • Healthcare coverage
  • Retirement Plans
  • Employee Stock Purchase Program
  • Wellness perks
  • Paid parental leave
  • Paid time off
  • Learning and Development resources

Block, Inc. (NYSE: SQ) is a global technology company with a focus on financial services. Made up of Square, Cash App, Spiral, TIDAL, and TBD, we build tools to help more people access the economy. Square helps sellers run and grow their businesses with its integrated ecosystem of commerce solutions, business software, and banking services. With Cash App, anyone can easily send, spend, or invest their money in stocks or Bitcoin. Spiral (formerly Square Crypto) builds and funds free, open-source Bitcoin projects. Artists use TIDAL to help them succeed as entrepreneurs and connect more deeply with fans. TBD is building an open developer platform to make it easier to access Bitcoin and other blockchain technologies without having to go through an institution.

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