Leave of Absence Program Manager (Contract)

PlayStation Global

Contract Position


Passionate Leave of Absence Program Manager needed to ensure legal compliance with federal and state laws, manage employee requests, and administer leave and accommodations programs at Sony Interactive Entertainment in San Mateo, CA.

What you'll do

  • Manage leave of absence vendor and serve as a point of contact for leaves of absence requests
  • Facilitate and lead interactive discussions with employees related to accommodation requests
  • Serve as liaison between leave of absence third party administrator, legal counsel and HR Business Partners, addressing and resolving all stakeholder concerns
  • Assess LOA pay benefits and oversee payroll reports and inquiries associated with employees on leave of absence
  • Manage time off and leaves in Workday or other HRIS administration system
  • Ensure exceptional customer service experience by responding timely and accurately to leave related questions through email, phone and face-to-face interactions
  • Help to review and implement new processes and procedures and update Leave of Absence forms, templates and policies
  • Provide departmental training, which will be customized to meet the specific departmental needs
  • Train management, supervisors and employees on various leave and accommodations issues
  • Ensure compliance with all national, state, or local regulations and laws related to time off, leave, accommodations and worker’s compensation program by staying informed about relevant legislation, new regulations, and industry best practice
  • Serve as SIE’s internal subject matter expert for employees at all levels for questions and escalation related to Worker’s compensation, leave, and accommodations


  • 5+ years of experience in HR or Legal with benefits and leave administration (time off, accommodations, workers compensation)
  • Knowledge of relevant regulations that impact U.S. and Canada leaves and accommodation and experience applying the same
  • Experience with vendor managements, programs and projects related to leave administration
  • Experience managing time off and leaves in Workday or other HRIS administration systems
  • Skilled in calculating statutory benefit offsets and auditing Payroll reports as related to employees on time off
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite, especially Excel (Pivot Tables) and PowerPoint
  • Ability to develop effective relationships and partnerships with other partners at all levels within the organization
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills for collaboration with other teams, internal and external, and strong customer service skills, empathy and emotional intelligence to support the Company in highly sensitive conversations related to employee’s request for leave and accommodations
  • Ability to work independently
  • Detail oriented and the able to prioritize tasks to meet deadlines and manage time appropriately
  • Ability to maintain a high degree of confidentiality and use discretion in handling highly sensitive information


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United States, San Mateo, CA

Contract Length

6 Months


$125,800 - $188,800 (per year)


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