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Dec 2006Present

Corporate HR Compensation & Benefits Manager

Laboratorios Almirall

Working under general supervision, manages the functional unit of Corporate Compensation & Benefits, HR Administration and Corporate HR Reporting (Stock market HR information reports). Develops and implement corporate policies (under approval of the Board of Directors).

Plans goals and objectives for payroll unit(s) and C&B Dept. and organizes staff accordingly, including the establishment of internal operating practices and procedures.

Plans and monitors budget for overall Company personnel as well as HR specific budget (discretionary expenses).

Act as point of contact for internal client departments to resolve problems and acts as in-house consultant, providing expertise regarding matters affecting payroll, C&B and HR Reporting functional activities.

Jul 2005Dec 2006

EMEA Compensation & Benefits Consultant

Affiliated Computer Services

Researches, analyzes and participates in the development/design of ACS benefit plans and programs (Pension plans, healthcare plans, AD&D plans, life insurance plans, lunch vouchers, others); works with HR Managers and vendors to develop employee communications; Interprets benefit coverage and gets involved in costing and negotiating contracts.

Development and implementation of the Company world-wide job structure; evaluates positions as well as SBU’s needs; participates in analysis of market pay and compensation practices; develops pricing/pay structures and budgets; Develop and implementation of HR policies across EMEA (Vacations Policies, STI & LTI Policies, On-Call/Shift Policies, Cars Policy, Childcare Vouchers Policy, Relocation Policies, others)

Actively participate in Outsourcing & Acquisitions deals, supporting our Sales executive team, from cost model perspective, employees’ transfers (TUPE presentations) and benefits harmonization where possible.

Nov 2001Jul 2005

HR Management Support - C&B Responsible

Agilent Technologies

Development, implementing and administering compensation and benefits programs within the Spanish organization supporting local HR Managers. Typical assignments include assessing competitive practices and organization's competitive position for specific programs & developing recommendations for actions/programs. This role includes different assignments at European level.

Responsible for providing HR services/support for Agilent managers. Services include performance management support, assistance in the escalation of employee grievance issues, liaison with workers’ councils and unions, policy/guideline interpretation, workforce balancing and managers’ assessment in hiring processes (Managerial positions only).

When joining the Company I was the main responsible for setting up the new payroll system/dept, establishing not only the relation between the different departments and company applications but also establishing the processes and procedures.

Nov 2000Nov 2001

Treasury Manager

Grupo Restmon

Responsible for the coordination of all activities related to banking and financial risk management (e.g. cash investment management; management of cash receipts and disbursements; interest rate risk management) and for the assurance of adequate liquidity to facilitate the company's operations (e.g. initiation and management of borrowings); cash flow forecasting and planning.

Aug 1995Sep 2000

Compensation & Benefits Analyst - Accounts Payable Supervisor

Compensation & Benefits Analyst: Responsible for developing job analysis & job descriptions, salary ranges analysis, incentive programs development and set-up of benefits administration. Develop incentives & salary increases guidelines according to Corp. policy as well as business needs analysis.

Accounts Payable Manager: Manages financial and accounting personnel (workforce of 30 people) in the delivery of payments & “accounts payables call-centre” as well as the coordination of invoices scanning. Manage the development, implementation and administration of accounts payables, reporting, transaction processing systems and procedures. Operations analysis, accounting systems, planning, business decision support, audit coordination activities and ensure achievement of planned Area costs.

This position included the assignment as Leader Project for the development & implementation of the Accounts Payables system, developed in the US & Canada.