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Danaher Corporation Health and Welfare Benefits Senior Analyst in Durham, North Carolina


  • Ongoing stewardship and annual performance assessments of Danaher’s Health, Prescription, and Wellness program including:

  • Oversee ongoing provider delivery, service level and contractual adherence

  • Provide strategic guidance and administrative support for absence management, Vacation and PTO programs

  • Manage and scale Danaher’s Employee Assistance, Mental Health, and Anti-Stigma and Mindfulness programs

  • Oversee Danaher’s Benefits Data Warehouse, our dynamic integrated solution to oversee benefit plan performance across plan offerings, employee segments, and throughout our lines of business

  • Support the integration of business acquisitions into the Danaher Benefit Program

  • Champion the ongoing efforts to optimize benefit plan engagement across Danaher employees

  • Lead initiatives to revise current and future administration delivery and communications to streamline benefit engagement across 3rd party administrators and providers, implement an ongoing Total Rewards Statement for U.S. Benefits

  • Deliver implementations of targeted point solutions for health and welfare delivery

  • Partner with Diversity & Inclusion, Talent Acquisition, and Learning & Development teams to bring authentic and relevant benefits programing to associates

  • Partner with the HR Operations team to establish process excellence via Danaher Business System tools/processes and through the use of technology.

  • Coach and develop the Corporate, Platform, and OpCo benefits team members to develop world class benefits capability


The successful candidate must be an excellent communicator, intellectually curious and have a strong work ethic. The individual must be an independent thinker and self-starter with the bandwidth to multitask and work on several key projects at a given time. The individual should have the ability to participate in spirited give-and-take discussions about his or her work. It is important that the individual have superior interpersonal skills with an ability to work with people at multiple levels and be non- political in all dealings with agendas that are above board and understood by all. The individual must be comfortable working in a high-energy, quickly changing and demanding environment.

Most Important Competencies Required

  • Strategic/Operational Combination. Must be able to think strategically and view the big picture, but at the same time must be hands-on and detail-oriented and able to get work accomplished.

  • Bias for Action/Drive for Results. Capable of juggling competing priorities and attaining results in a high-performance, fast-paced environment. Works with a sense of urgency and drives issues to closure – gets it done.

  • Project Management. Skilled manager of large teams of primarily indirect staff. Superior planning and communication skills to prioritize and manage complex projects and processes over multi-year timeframes.

  • Analytical Orientation and Skillset. High problem-solving/analytical acumen supported by strong quantitative and spreadsheet skills.

  • Creative and Solutions Focused. Develops business-oriented solutions regardless of gaps in data, technology, and resources; figures it out. Drive for continuous process improvement.

  • Outstanding Communicator. Clear, organized, and poised communicator with the ability to develop and deliver crisp to-the-point presentations, write clearly and concisely, structure and lead productive meetings and teleconferences, and effectively communicate in person with a variety of audiences, both in one-on-one and group settings. Able to challenge the status quo of ‘conventional’ industry communications and orient messaging with the employee first in mind. Able to influence peers, subordinates and superiors on complex and sensitive issues.

  • Relationship Building/Collaboration. Approachable, likeable, and accessible. Relates to others in an open and accepting manner and initiates and develops relationship as a key priority. Strong team-orientation; treats others with respect; and effectively works across business, regional, and functional boundaries. Demonstrated ability to take a collaborative and consensus-building approach to solving problems.

  • Business/Financial Acumen. Strong business and financial acumen and understanding of finance/corporate planning processes and business strategy; excellent comprehension of industry issues and business trends.

  • Integrity. Unquestionable integrity. Will display and operate in a way that never compromises ethics and integrity.

Education and/or Experience

  • BA/BS in related field; master’s degree preferred.

  • 7+ years of experience in Benefit Design and Delivery with an emphasis on designing and administering U.S. Health and Welfare Programs.

  • Strong project management acumen and expertise; experience in professional services/consulting highly desired.

  • Experience in the development and delivery of technology solutions that enable and enhance the execution of a corporation’s benefit programs.

  • Experience with administration of Short- and Long-Term Disability programs; outsourcing experience with these programs highly desired.

  • Experience with M&A due diligence and integration.


  • Reports to the Manager of Health & Welfare Benefits

  • Position will have exposure to senior management, including the Director of Benefits, VP of Total Rewards, CHRO, VPs of HR, CFO, Platform EVPs, OpCo Presidents

  • Platform and OpCo HR and Benefit leaders

  • Key external relationships: Benefit Plan Administrators, Plan Providers, Consultants, Plan Actuaries, and external ERISA Counsel

Danaher Corporation and all Danaher Companies are equal opportunity employers that evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, age, marital status, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or other characteristics protected by law. The “EEO is the Law” poster is available here (http://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/eeopost.pdf) .