VF Corporation Director, Retirement Programs & Strategy in Greensboro, North Carolina
VF Corporation outfits consumers around the world with its diverse portfolio of iconic lifestyle brands, including Vans®, The North Face®, Timberland®, Wrangler® and Lee®. Founded in 1899, VF is one of the world’s largest apparel, footwear and accessories companies with socially and environmentally responsible operations spanning numerous geographies, product categories and distribution channels.
VF will grow by creating amazing products and brand experiences that transform and improve the lives of consumers worldwide, while delivering superior returns to our stakeholders.
At VF, we draw on 117 years of experience to continuously transform ourselves in an ever-changing global marketplace. We constantly learn from the past, but live in the future.
Our One VF culture is all about harnessing the power of our brands and our talented associates to capitalize on our greatest opportunities for long-term performance. Across our company, a One VF mindset differentiates our products and brand experiences. It all adds up to a lasting competitive advantage built on collaboration, agility and execution.
Powerful brands, shaped by shopper insights and fueled by innovation, drive our success by putting us at the heart of consumers’ lives. With the industry’s most diverse family of apparel, footwear and accessories brands, we serve consumers on every continent. Many of our brands lead their respective categories, and some have risen to iconic status. As we look to the future, we will continue to lean on our One VF approach to ensure we embrace our shared learnings as we add value across our portfolio of brands.
Director, Retirement Programs & Strategy
Focus is strategy, communication and compliance. People Services team handles administration.
Leads the design, communication and compliance of retirement programs
Manage qualified and non-qualified defined benefit and savings plans and financial wellness program, including vendors, program financials and policies.
Review and track retirement programs, recommend modifications including improvement initiatives and plans; which support the organization’s objectives.
Drive effective communication of US/Canada retirement strategies and programs.
Ensure company compliance with regulatory and legislative requirements; coordinate preparation of regulatory filings with federal and state agencies, including IRS, PBGC and other regulatory agencies.
Actively participate in strategy planning and collaborate with business subject matter experts, HR Business Partners, external vendors and/or various other internal stakeholders both locally and globally to understand stakeholder needs, drive efficiency, and align programs.
Develop effective working relationships with key internal and external stakeholders to ensure that all actions, plans, reporting and programs comply with internal corporate governance guidelines.
Prepare financial reports to assess benefit costs and identify trends to support efficient and effective delivery of benefit programs. Prepare business cases for benefit reviews, renewals and proactively identifies industry and regional trends.
Provide oversight role with auditors and ensures that People Services preparation, collection and organization of data for benefit plan audits and reporting are conducted in a timely and accurate manner.
Maintain strong relationships with People Services, internal call center, payroll, corporate finance, and accounting.
Leads integration activities of acquisitions.
Skills for Success:
Years of Related Professional Experience: 7-10 years of experience working in US Retirement Benefits; experience in global benefits and CEBS preferred.
Educational/ Position Requirements:
Bachelor’s degree. Master’s helpful.
Demonstrated understanding of complexity of multiple stakeholders, ability to articulate and integrate others points of view.
Strong knowledge of regulatory and legislative matters that impact benefits design/structure/delivery including ACA, HIPAA, etc.
Strong analytical, problem-solving and project management skills.
Strong knowledge of Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint).
Excellent presentation, verbal and written communications skills.
Organized in 1899, VF Corporation is a global leader in branded lifestyle apparel, footwear and accessories, with global iconic brands, 64,000 associates and $12.4 billion in revenue. Our businesses and brands are organized into four categories called coalitions, comprising: Outdoor & Action Sports, Jeanswear, Imagewear, and Sportswear. While VF is highly diversified across brands, products, distribution channels and geographies, our One VF culture and approach to doing business provide a unique and powerful competitive advantage.
VF Diversity Vision Statement
VF is committed to creating an inclusive environment that welcomes and values the differences among all of our associates, customers, suppliers and the communities in which we live and conduct business. The continued success and growth of VF is enhanced through initiatives that promote diversity throughout VF around the world.VF is an equal employment opportunity/ affirmative action employer of minorities, females, protected veterans and the disabled. VF is committed to providing equal opportunities in employment, and treating our VF associates and VF applicants without discrimination on the basis of their race, color, gender, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, citizenship, disability, protected veteran status, HIV/AIDS status, or any other legally protected factor.