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Compensation and Benefits Assistant

Open until best-qualified candidate is selected.

Please quote vacancy number: HRD1684-2201

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Our Benefits Administration team helps employees take advantage of the generous benefit system available at RFE/RL. We are in daily contact with employees, answering their inquiries and helping them understand available benefits. At the same time, we run the benefits back office, which includes preparing regular reports, billing, audits and payroll materials. Besides that, we arrange annual events, e.g. – corporate Health Days or a flu vaccination. There is a lot of variety, responsibility and fun in what we do.

We are now looking for a fifth team member to join our friendly and pro-active team.


As a Benefits Administration Assistant, you will:

  • Assist with administrative tasks, such as printing, filing, mailing and archiving
  • Collect forms, enter and verify employee benefit data in our HR database
  • Answer employees’ questions via email, MS Teams or in person, escalating to senior team members or to managers when necessary
  • Assist with enrolling employees into benefit programs such as life and health insurance, retirement savings, transportation allowance or Multisport
  • Ensure departing employees’ benefits are terminated in HR databases
  • Prepare booklets, posters, promo materials and intranet content
  • Put together regular and ad hoc reports
  • Take part in organizing events such as Health Days or Benefit Educational Days
  • Participate in many other Benefit Team’s activities


For this role you should:

  • Have a bachelor’s degree and at least 1 year of related work experience
  • Be a people person
  • Be organized, detail-oriented and pro-active
  • Have advanced organizational recordkeeping skills, including databases, preferably PeopleSoft, SAP or similar
  • Have advanced Excel skills (VLOOKUP is a must)
  • Speak and write fluently in both English and Czech
  • Enjoy working with numbers and be able to follow deadlines
  • Be able to work both independently as well as a part of the team
  • Be able to maintain the highest level of confidentiality


What can you expect in return?

  • Friendly, open-minded and knowledgeable colleagues
  • Opportunity to grow within the HR team
  • Regular training opportunities
  • Generous benefits: 5 weeks of vacation, 13 days of paid sick leave, contributions to pension fund, Multisport card, meal and transportation allowance, life insurance, summer allowance, free language lessons, doctor’s office on site and more…


We are looking forward to receiving your CV and cover letter (in English)!

Should you be interested in this position please apply by submitting your CV and a cover letter in English.

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Appointment against this post is on a local basis only. Please note that for the locally advertised positions preference will be given to those with a work permit and/or a valid residence status in the Czech Republic. Locally recruited employees should reside within commuting distance of Prague, Czech Republic, or be willing to move to take up work. They are not eligible for allowances applicable to candidates who are internationally recruited. Rather, they receive statutory benefits as per Czech labor law. Salary scales for locally recruited employees are based on the best prevailing local conditions. RFE/RL does, however, cover the costs of interview travel and, upon appointment, some relocation costs.
Note: In response to changing operational requirements, RFE/RL retains the discretion not to make an appointment, or to modify the job specifications for a particular vacancy.

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