Share Plan Lead

Human Resources New York, New York Remote, United States



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Share Plans Lead

New York Hybrid & US Remote


Who We Are

SiriusPoint is a global underwriter of insurance and reinsurance. We utilize deep risk capabilities to protect our customers and provide intelligent risk solutions to clients and brokers around the world. Bermuda-headquartered and listed on the New York Stock Exchange (SPNT), we work as ‘One SiriusPoint’, to apply expertise and underwrite risks across our four operational areas - International Insurance, North American Insurance, Global Accident and Health, and Global Reinsurance.

We have underwriting hubs in Bermuda, Liege, London, New York, Stockholm and Toronto, and licenses to write Property & Casualty and Accident & Health insurance and reinsurance globally. 

Join Our Team  

You will be Share Plans Lead playing a key role in the effective planning, development and delivery of our employee equity compensation plans, so the company can effectively attract, engage and retain industry-leading talent.

The successful candidate will have a track record in stock plan administration / share plan management, gained either in-house or through a share plan provider. They will have experience of working in international listed company environments, and enjoy using their strong organizational, technical and stakeholder engagement skills to deliver an excellent employee experience, and effective program and process management.

In addition, the jobholder will contribute to broader reward activities such as compensation market assessments, salary and bonus reviews, and benefits enrolment.

Your responsibilities will include:

  • Providing expert equity compensation guidance and information to HR colleagues and plan participants.
  • Planning and managing each equity grant, including award terms and documentation, participant lists, employee communications, system uploads and award acceptances.
  • Ensuring appropriate management of joiners, leavers and transfers, in accordance with plan rules.
  • Managing award vestings including award pro-rating, share allocation, liaison with the share plan vendor and payrolls, tax withholding, share ownership calculations and employee communications.
  • Partnering with Finance to plan accruals, and to track and update vesting forecasts.
  • Partnering with Legal and Compliance on areas such as stock exchange announcements, share usage monitoring, close period/insider controls, the share-based component of Board directors’ fees, and ensuring the program runs in line with regulatory requirements and good governance.
  • Working in partnership with the share plan provider, to ensure delivery on action logs and SLAs.
  • Preparing content on share plans for the Compensation Committee, and regulatory filings.
  • Support colleagues on cash compensation and benefits activities, particularly in peak periods such as year-end, and providing vacation cover for colleagues.
  • Share knowledge on own area of expertise and contribute to cross-training as relevant, in support of overall team development.
  • Lead and/or contribute to projects, working with stakeholders to define and agree requirements.
  • Contributing to an effective control framework – including standard operating procedures, SOX, data protection, monitoring and responding to regulatory changes. Identify and recommend potential process improvements.
  • Contribute to a positive and engaged team ethos.


United behind common goals

At SiriusPoint we work as one team across our global business, and we unite that team behind common goals, understanding the positive impact we can all make at SiriusPoint. We aim to retain and attract great people, knowing they can achieve a rewarding and enriching career.

Our Purpose is to provide security and resilience in an uncertain world.

Our Vision is to be recognized as a best-in-class insurer and reinsurer utilizing deep risk capabilities to protect our customers. Blending our talent, expertise and data to provide intelligent risk solutions.

Our culture is one of performance and accountability. Our people are our experts and you will be empowered to apply your expertise in a supportive, collaborative and purposeful environment.

Our Values are at the heart of our business, and which guide every day actions and decision making.

  • Integrity: Integrity, respect and trust are our core principles
  • Customer Focused: Our customers are the reason we exist
  • Solution Driven: Creating solutions is our mindset
  • Diversity: Diversity, inclusion and allyship make us stronger
  • Collaboration: Collaboration drives outperformance

Your skills and abilities should include:

  • Experienced equity compensation professional.
  • Share plans qualification e.g. CEP, or ICSA Certificate in Employee Share Plans.
  • Track record in listed company and/or share plan provider. Financial services experience is advantageous.
  • Knowledge of corporate variable pay structures and processes.
  • Experience of utilizing an equity administration system to ensure a great user experience, e.g. Shareworks, EquatePlus.
  • Thinks tactically across the various elements of compensation, assesses and evaluates trends.
  • Pro-actively multitasks in a fast-paced environment with excellent organisational, project management and prioritization skills. 
  • A great collaborator and influencer. Skilled at engaging with stakeholders and building trusted relationships at all levels in the business, including for example, Finance and Legal colleagues. 
  • Strong communication skills, including the ability to effectively communicate technical information to varying audiences.
  • Skilled at analyzing data, develops sound and clear recommendations.
  • Excellent quantitative skills with a commitment to accuracy and detail, to ensure smooth running of complex processes, reports etc. Strong Excel (e.g. vlookups, PivotTables).
  • High level of personal integrity and experience managing sensitive/confidential data in a professional manner. Knowledge of SOX control requirements.
  • Ability to get things done efficiently including in ambiguous situations.


SALARY:  The estimated salary range for this position is $115,000 per year to $150,000 per year. This is a good-faith assessment of the salary range for this position only.  In determining the actual salary within this range, SiriusPoint will consider a candidate’s relevant experience, location, and other job-related factors.


Why Should You Join SiriusPoint?
Our people are our experts, and from day one you will be empowered to apply your expertise in a supportive, collaborative, and purposeful environment. Our Values - Integrity, Customer Focused, Solution Driven, Diversity, and Collaboration - are at the heart of our business, and they guide our everyday actions and decision making. We also unite our global team behind common goals, ensuring you can make a meaningful impact.

We aim to retain and attract great people, knowing they can achieve a rewarding and enriching career. We offer a competitive and above market compensation package. The following are some of the benefits and perks we offer our employees:

  • Medical 
  • Dental 
  • Vision
  • FSA Medical and Dependent care
  • Health Savings Account (HSA)
  • EAP
  • Basic Life and AD&D (company paid)
  • Basic Long-Term Disability (employer) paid-Taxable income
  • Employee paid Long Term Disability(voluntary)
  • Company Medical Leave, Parental leave- 8 weeks full pay after 6 months of service
  • Voluntary benefits: short term disability, Critical illness, Hospital Indemnity, Accident
  • Travel assistance programs Company paid
  • 401(k) 6 % safe harbor match, fully vested after two years, pre- and post-tax contributions allowed
  • Gym reimbursement
  • Legal plan 
  • Pet Insurance 
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Generous PTO
  • Flexible work arrangement
  • Fully stacked pantry on-site
  • Team outings
  • ERG Groups


We Achieve More Together
At SiriusPoint, we know that diversity, inclusion and allyship make us stronger. We value and are committed to supporting the unique voices, backgrounds, cultures, lifestyles, and contributions of the diverse global employee base that make up our business.

We know that a diverse and equitable culture, where all voices are included and heard, is critical to our success as an employer. We are committed to developing our DE&I strategy to ensure that SiriusPoint remains a supportive and empowering place of work.