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Pension/Regulatory Manager

Pension/Regulatory Manager

Job ID 
# of Positions 
Internal Title 
Pension/Regulatory Consultant Sr
Position Type 
Regular Full Time Employee
Human Resources - HR
Less Than 10%
Relocation Offered 
ERP Eligibility 
Eligible for Employee Referral Bonus


The  Pension/Regulatory Manager has responsibility for:  

  • Contribute to overall strategy, direction and execution of retirement income plans
  • Keep abreast of regulatory and legal changes to the retirement benefits in North America and advise management of emerging trends and best practices
  • Assist in the design, compliance and administration of retirement income program for US
  • Assist in the design and implementation of global retirement income programs (including Canada), and ensure they support Navistar's business plans, goals and objectives
  • Assist in the design of strategically focused retirement income programs for executives including non-qualified deferred compensation plans, excess benefit plans, and supplemental executive retirement plans
  • Monitor the cost effectiveness of the existing plans and recommend required revisions to meet strategic benefit objectives
    • Ensure plans meet their required funding objectives
    • Evaluate accounting impact of any changes
  • Review and evaluate the ERISA cash funding reports and the related reports sent to the union. Also provided similar support for the PBGC 4010 Filing, and the Form 5500.
  • Ensure compliance with all legal requirements, including the preparation and filing of legal documents pertaining to:
    • Monitor Reportable Events required by the PBGC
    • IRS/DOL
    • SEC Proxy Disclosure Rules
    • Monitor ERISA provisions in company Debt Covenants to ensure ongoing compliance
  • Participate in Joint UAW/Navistar Joint Pension BoardEvaluate financial, legal and tax implications of various business strategies such as , M&A's, Sales, plant shutdowns, etc
  • Support labor union negotiations regarding retirement income proposals and financial analysis.
  • Work with outside partners.

Position Purpose and Requirements

Responsible for the design, compliance and development of Navistar’s retirement income programs including defined benefit pension plans, defined contribution 401(k) plans and non-qualified deferred compensation plans. Contributes to the overall strategy, direction and execution of retirement income plans. Assists in the design of strategically focused retirement income programs for executives. Evaluates financial, legal and tax implications for M&A’s, location closures, etc. Supports labor union negotiations. Selects, develops, and evaluates personnel to ensure the efficient operation of the function. 



Basic Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree and at least 8 years of pension design and benefit administration experience, including 1 year of lead experience


  • Master’s degree and at least 6 years of pension design and benefit administration experience, including 1 year of lead experience


  • At least 10 years of pension design and benefit administration experience, including 1 year of lead experience 

Additional Requirements

  • Qualified candidates, excluding current Navistar employees, must be legally authorized on an unrestricted basis (US Citizen, Legal Permanent Resident, Refugee or Asylee) to be employed in the United States. Navistar does not anticipate providing employment related work sponsorship for this position (e.g., H-1B status)
  • Must work well independently with a high level of responsibility and navigate effectively in matrix environments
  • Ability to partner and influence at the most senior level within company
  • Understands the “why” of benefit design not just the “what”
  • Working knowledge of ERISA, pension funding and accounting rules
  • Must be experienced in reading and interpreting plan documents
  • Comfortable with determining benefit eligibility without making exceptions
  • Able to balance participant advocacy with business realities
  • Proficient at managing third party administrations and consultants
  • Proven ability to build strong, collaborative working relationships with colleagues and internal customers
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

Desired Skills:

  • Knowledge of Actuarial valuation and commutations
  • Knowledge of PBGC Reportable Events
  • Knowledge of SEC Proxy Disclosure Rules
  • Knowledge of Cost Accounting Standards
  • Professional pension credentials preferred


  • Functional/Technical Skills
  • Problem Solving
  • Decision Quality
  • Dealing with Ambiguity
  • Positive Attitude

Compliance/Marketing Requirements

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Navistar is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, and other legally protected characteristics.

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