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Company Name: Boeing
Location: Seattle, Washington
Job Title: Benefits Specialist
Date Posted: 10/17/2018

Description:

Job Description

The Global Benefits team is tasked with designing a comprehensive and competitive benefits package for Boeing employees while looking for creative ways to control its’ ~$2.5 billion annual spend on health and well-being services. Global Benefits is looking for an experienced individual who can contribute to the design of an effective strategy for Boeing health and insurance plans. The successful candidate will provide Subject Matter Expert (SME) consultation to internal/external stakeholders regarding benefits and support the team’s efforts on supplier contracting, vendor strategy, health and welfare renewals, and financial forecasting.

Responsibilities:

  • Plan, recommend and implement health and welfare strategy initiatives within the Boeing benefits program
  • Develop and maintain partnerships with other internal functional areas such as Legal/Compliance, Benefit Operations, Communications, Well-Being and Medical Services to ensure integration and an effective roll-out of strategic initiatives
  • Work closely with consultants to manage annual health and insurance renewal process and produce key annual enrollment deliverables
  • Partner with internal stakeholders to oversee multi-year health and welfare cost projection
  • Provide benefits support and analysis for Mergers & Acquisitions projects
  • Support Referral For Proposal process (competitive bids) for various healthcare services

Work locations are Seattle, WA or Chicago, IL.

Requirements:

Qualifications 

Bachelor's degree and typically 10 or more years' related work experience, a Master's degree and typically 8 or more years' related work experience.

Required qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree
  • 5+ years with employee benefits
  • 1+ year summarizing data and presenting to senior leadership to gain approval and/or share information
  • 1+ year in gathering and analyzing data as well as putting the information in a presentation or report for others to review

Preferred qualifications:

  • 3+ years working in a benefits role for a large company (10,000+ employees) or as a benefits consultant for an HR consulting firm

Compensation:

Salary and benefits package commensurate with experience.

Relocation Assistance Available for eligible candidates, if authorized.

Employer will not sponsor applicants for employment visa status.

Contact Information:
Note:

Interested candidates should apply here: https://jobs.boeing.com/job/seattle/benefits-specialist/185/9623951


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Company Name: Nike
Location: Beaverton, Oregon
Job Title: Global Total Rewards Operations Manager
Date Posted: 09/17/2018

Description:

Become a Part of the NIKE, Inc. Team

NIKE, Inc. does more than outfit the world's best athletes. It is a place to explore potential, obliterate boundaries and push out the edges of what can be. The company looks for people who can grow, think, dream and create. Its culture thrives by embracing diversity and rewarding imagination. The brand seeks achievers, leaders and visionaries. At Nike, it’s about each person bringing skills and passion to a challenging and constantly evolving game.

Nike, Inc.’s rapid pace of innovation demands a Legal team that is always on the offense. And they’re always on their game – with the mission to advance and guide Nike’s business through innovative, offense-minded counsel. Nike attorneys, paralegals and other specialists in law provide inventive approaches and superior counsel to Nike’s global business. As Nike changes the future of sport, the Nike Legal team drives competition, ingenuity and integrity in the marketplace.

To be successful in this role, you must demonstrate your strategic planning, critical thinking, and problem-solving skills alongside your ability to engage key stakeholders and bring people along on the journey.  You will partner with your peers on the Global Strategy and Operations team to deliver services back to the organization in alignment with key goals and initiatives. You will work with your key stakeholders to identify, plan, and report relevant KPIs to enable data-driven business decisions.  Additionally, you must be able to work as a selfless collaborator, partner with multiple stakeholders, and use systems thinking to frame-up and solve problems.  
 
Finally, you'll need to demonstrate a strong ability to rapidly assimilate and work successfully in a highly matrixed organization and forge partnerships with peers, customers, and stakeholders across all levels of the organization.

Requirements:

DECISION-MAKING AND JUDGMENT
  • Demonstrated ability to drive clarity in the face of ambiguity; be curious; be resourceful enough to find solutions on your own; a self-learner
  • Proactive disposition; ability to create your own path
  • Critical thinker with innovative problem-solving skills
  • Detail minded with strong organizational skills to prioritize multiple tasks and manage time
  • Ability to quickly understand new information and apply accordingly
  • Proven ability to work in a fast-paced, results-oriented, team environment
  • Ability to present and apply creative alternatives for improvement
  • Deliver quality with minimal instruction
  • High degree of professionalism and personal responsibility
  • Constant team player attitude and ability to work with a diverse group of individuals
  • Ability to work effectively within a matrix organization, at all levels, to produce results while challenged within stressful deadlines and time constraints
COMMUNICATION SKILLS
  • Ability to develop strong working relationships across a broad set of stakeholder groups
  • Strong customer service skills
  • Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively in a group to achieve a common goal
  • Demonstrates patience, ability to negotiate effectively and network within/outside of the organization
  • Ability to communicate and present effectively to all levels of the organization
  • Strong communication and influencing skills across a broad stakeholder group
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, comfortable giving presentations and training sessions
  • Ability to network in a matrix based, global environment
REQUIRED COMPUTER SKILLS
  • Strong computer skills in Windows-based software (Microsoft Office)
  • Skilled in Word, Excel, and PowerPoint/Key Note

Compensation:

NIKE, Inc. is a growth company that looks for team members to grow with it. Nike offers a generous total rewards package, casual work environment, a diverse and inclusive culture, and an electric atmosphere for professional development. No matter the location, or the role, every Nike employee shares one galvanizing mission: To bring inspiration and innovation to every athlete* in the world.

NIKE, Inc. is committed to employing a diverse workforce. Qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, veteran status, or disability.

Contact Information:
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Interested candidates should apply here:  https://nike.taleo.net/careersection/10020/jobapply.ftl?lang=en&job=00392794. (Job ID 00392794}


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Company Name: SSA Marine
Location: Seattle, Washington
Job Title: Benefits Specialist
Date Posted: 09/14/2018

Description:

Summary/Objective
The Benefit Specialist will serves as point of contact for the day-to-day operations of all company sponsored benefit programs. The benefit specialist also provides excellent customer service and monitors benefits administration, as well as provided technical support in the delivery of the benefits programs. Prepares and reconciles all H&W invoices and employee benefits to payroll.

Essential Responsibilities

Premium Accounting 

  • Sets up of the deductions and accruals for benefit coverage (health, dental, life, AD&D, LTD, 401k and imputed income on company paid life insurance).
  • Calculates monthly premium billings and reconciles to benefit accounting system utilizing ADP PayForce and Health and Welfare Service Engine.
  • Provides accounting and reports of hours and other relevant information for union health and welfare trusts by due dates. Assist as required with any audits initiated by health and welfare trusts.
  • Works with Payroll Tax Specialist to clear up all outstanding benefit reconciliation items monthly.
  • Reconciles and reports 401k contribution information each pay period.
  • Coordinates COBRA notices and administrative activities with ADP, record, track and deposit monthly COBRA and health plan premiums 

Benefit Plan Administration

  • Handles all employee benefit plan enrollments and terminations with ADP and insurance carriers as required.
  • Understands and interprets health care plan provisions as needed
  • Responds to inquiries about eligibility and enrollment issues and assists with resolutions as needed
  • Finds opportunities for changes in department procedures, processes and priorities to better achieve economies, efficiencies, and department objectives 

Compliance, Reporting and Administration

  • Assists with preparing and distributing required plan communications, as well as reports as requested
  • Keeps up to date on insurance and ERISA regulations as they apply to daily plan operations and reporting/communication requirements 

Assist Employees

  • Explains benefit policies to customers and help them in the enrollment process.
  • Resolves problems that come up such as issues between the employees and their insurance carriers.
  • Revises information including changes such as the employees’ address change, revisions of their previous benefit plans or a cancellation of the plan. 
  • Finds ways to improve the quality of the benefits to employees, analyzing data, reaching conclusions and working with management to reach a solution.
  • Other duties as assigned

Requirements:

Qualifications 

  • Associates Degree preferred
  • Minimum 3 to 5 years of related benefits or employee benefits administration experience
  • Fully proficient in Excel, Word and Outlook. Knowledge and use of Access Database Management a plus
  • Proficient with learning systems applications, preferably experience with ADP payroll and benefit administration and Kronos time keeping systems
  • Working knowledge of the leaves administration process. Ability to work with managers and employees to explain the process and expectations; helps to monitors leaves, follows up on required paperwork such as medical certifications, etc.
  • Basic knowledge of pretax deductions (401k, HSA, health) and how they work
  • Familiarity working with union employees and collective bargaining agreements desired
  • Must have knowledge and desire to work with accounting and financial reporting
  • Confidentiality, integrity and honesty a necessity as this position deals with highly sensitive Payroll/Benefit information
  • Excellent communication and organization skills, as well as detail oriented
  • Ability to adhere to strict deadlines and work well under pressure 


SSA Marine is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Compensation:

Salary and benefits package commensurate with experience.

The position does not include relocation assistance.

Contact Information:
Note:

Interested candidates should send a resume and cover letter to: careers@ssamarine.com.


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Company Name: Visiting Nurse Service of New York
Location: New York, New York
Job Title: Director, Health and Welfare Benefits
Date Posted: 08/28/2018

Description:

Company Overview

The Visiting Nurse Service of New York (VNSNY) is the nation’s largest not-for-profit home- and community-based health care organization, serving the five boroughs of New York City, and Nassau, Suffolk, and Westchester Counties. For 125 years, VNSNY has been committed to meeting the health care needs of New Yorkers with compassionate, high-quality home health care. We offer a wide range of services, programs, and health plans to meet the diverse needs of our patients, members, and clients from before birth to the end of life.

Each day, more than 13,000 VNSNY employees — including nurses, rehabilitation therapists, social workers, other allied professionals, and paraprofessionals — deliver compassionate care, unparalleled medical expertise, and 24/7 solutions and resources to more than 48,000 patients and members, helping them to live the best lives possible in their homes and communities.

Position Overview

The Visiting Nurse Service of New York’s (VNSNY) corporate benefits department is looking to fill their senior health and welfare benefit position for benefits covering over 13,000 employees.  Reporting to the Vice President of Benefits, this person will manage the design and administration of employee health and welfare benefits including medical, dental, short and long-term disability, absence management, life insurance and voluntary benefits and will be part of a team managing wellness programs.

Responsibilities

  • Manage the design, implementation and administration of VNSNY's health and welfare benefits:
    • Ensures programs are best in class and administered effectively and consistently across the enterprise.  Reviews and analyzes claims data (e.g. medical, prescription drug, disability) to ensure programs are cost effective.
    • Collaborates with leadership to establish benefit program metrics, goals and objectives. Evaluates programs for effectiveness; recommends new programs to fill gaps and reduce costs.  Develops strategies for new and existing programs, introducing best practice concepts and approaches to improve effectiveness.  Ensures VNSNY retains competitive benefits in the market.
    • Ensures all health and welfare benefits meet federal, state, and local regulations and VNSNY policies. 
  • Supports labor strategy including financial analysis and participates in union negotiations.
  • Manages the day-to-day relationship with health and welfare benefeits vendors, consultants and other external partners.  Negotiates renewals.
  • Oversees health and welfare communciations including open enrollment and and key benefit initiatives.  Assists in SPD, plan document and vendor contract reviews and ERISA reporting.
  • Collaborate in implementing and administering employee wellbeing programs and ensures programs are effectively integrated with health and disability plans.

Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent work experience. 
  • Minimum eight years’ related benefit experience with a large employer, consulting firm or vendor required.
  • Strong benefit finance background preferred.
  • Experience with health and wellbeing programs and/or benefit underwriting preferred, and familiarity with retirement and other qualified plan benefit programs a plus. 
  • Experience managing professional staff and creating and managing program budgets.
  • Demonstrated ability to develop strong working relationships with matrix partners in the organization; ability to leverage matrix resources to drive deliverables.
  • Demonstrated excellent oral, written and presentation skills. 
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office.

Compensation:

A generous salary and benefits package are commensurate with experience.

Contact Information:
Note:

Interested candidates can Click here to apply and learn more about VNSNY.


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Company Name: ITT
Location: White Plains, New York
Job Title: Benefits Analyst
Date Posted: 08/17/2018

Description:

Summary:

ITT is seeking a Benefits Analyst to partner with a vibrant benefits team and assist in researching industry and employment trends. We need a team player who is looking to grow professionally, is passionate, and demonstrates a personal investment in the success of the team and the Company.

The Benefits Analyst will investigate escalated cases and support payroll and the financial resource center to provide analytical and technical support in the delivery of benefits programs. The ideal incumbent will support benefits programs such as retirement, health and wellbeing and other welfare plans. This key team member is the primary point of contact in maintaining employee facing communication platforms and is expected to operate with the utmost discretion. The Benefits Analyst will also support wellness programs, have budget oversight and billing for third party vendors. As a critical thinker, this team member will display enthusiasm, exuberance and a natural curiosity while supporting the benefits function in a well-organized manner.  This person reports to the Manager of Benefits.

At ITT, we have a clear vision of our purpose as a company and as a team – to partner with our customers in the transportation, industrial and oil and gas markets to solve their most critical problems. We are a leading manufacturer of highly engineered, critical components and customized technologies that provide differentiated solutions for our customers across the globe. Our portfolio has strength and durability, balance and diversity. In addition, our businesses are aligned with global growth drivers – urbanization, a growing middle class and sustainable development – that underpin our modern way of life.

Our work is made possible by the talent and contributions of our 10,000 employees around the world, who are committed every day to reflecting our principles of Impeccable character, Bold thinking and Collective know-how. Together, they are outstanding ambassadors for our long-standing brands – including Goulds and Bornemann pumps, Cannon connectors, KONI shock absorbers and Enidine energy absorption components, to name a few – that are recognized and trusted globally.

 

Essential functions for the role:

  • Support daily administration of the Company’s defined contribution plans including data collection requirements. Work closely with Payroll and the Plan Trustee and record-keeper to support continuous process improvements.
  • Support Accounting and Value Centers on annual plan audits, including maintaining records throughout the year in anticipation of audit requirements. Coordinate and comply with all data requests from external auditors and actuaries.
  • Prepare schedules and perform tasks as assigned by manager for: annual plan audits, government agency filings, and other special projects related to health and wellbeing plans, voluntary benefits and in conjunction with Risk Management regarding Workers Compensation.
  • Identify, research and follow-up on procedural and discrepancy issues (i.e. vesting, FSA/HRA/HSA reconciliations, employee payroll deduction premium reconciliation), and work with the Senior Benefits Analyst to provide recommendations for resolution.
  • Identify needs for modifications or changes in plan administrative procedures.
  • Review invoices from legal and consulting firms to ensure that charges are accurate according to contracted work.
  • Assist Manager, Benefits with health insurance administration. Assist with Annual Enrollment activities and the preparation and distribution of benefits communication and other materials. Assist with testing of program design updates in preparation for open-enrollment go-live. Escalate complex benefits processing issues to Benefits Manager.
  • Maintain strong relationship(s) with vendors to investigate discrepancies, claim issues, and troubleshoot concerns. Respond to queries regarding benefits programs from HR community.
  • Administer expatriate, third country national and world traveler healthcare plans in conjunction with global mobility program.
  • Support retirement program administration. Generates reports of eligibility for review, reconciliation, auditing of eligibility, for approvals and transmission to vendors.
  • Provide health plan administration support, including auditing eligibility, processing vendor invoices, and tracking self-insured funding requests.
  • Manage Benefits Cost Center budget and all benefit plan invoicing, both plan and cost center chargeable.
  • Document and maintain administrative procedures.
  • Support projects led by International Benefits Manager as needed.
  • Support Wellbeing strategy and activities.

Requirements:

Candidate Essentials:

  • BA/BS or demonstrated experience in Benefits.
  • 3-5 years’ experience in the benefit arena.
  • Problem solver with strong organizational skills and precise attention to detail; possess capacity to analyze information objectively and make a reasoned judgment.
  • Demonstrated ability to interact and communicate effectively with customers of all organization levels; can work as an individual contributor and collaboratively as a team member.
  • Professional, confidential, self-starter who is comfortable with ambiguity.
  • Ability to prioritize and manage multiple requests and respond within appropriate timeframe.
  • Proficient computer skills (e.g., Web/internet, Windows, Word, Excel (Strong), PowerPoint, etc.)
  • Workday, Payroll and T&L experience a plus.

Key Competencies:

Be at your best by including and working and learning from others; be collaborative by solving problems collectively

  • Share, listen to, seek out and respectfully consider diverse ideas, perspectives, experiences and approaches
  • Solicits the input and involvement of others when developing solutions and addressing conflicts

Be agile by learning and adapting

  • Shows openness and is willing to learn, listen, and change his/her approach
  • Adjusts and leverages resources to seize new team, customer, or organizational opportunities

Be business minded by thinking critically and understanding our business

  • Seeks manager’s perspective to expand own thinking
  • Demonstrates passion for own role and contributions; understands the key factors that drive ITT’s financial success

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.  The requirements listed above are representative of the knowledge, skill and ability required.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Compensation:

A generous salary and benefits package are offered for this position.

Contact Information:
Note:

Interested candidates should apply through the careers page at ITT.com.


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Company Name: ITT
Location: White Plains, New York
Job Title: Benefits Operations Manager
Date Posted: 08/17/2018

Description:

ITT is looking for an experienced, innovative and strategic Benefits Operations Manager to drive the administration and delivery of ITT’s benefits plans. This opportunity requires a strong-self-starter who is passionate and demonstrates a personal investment in the success of the team and the Company.

The Benefits Operations Manager will be responsible for the administration and delivery of ITT’s employee benefit plans. With the primary responsibility of executing the U.S. portfolio, this position is responsible for the administration and delivery of all US benefit plans. The US population consists of approximately 3,100 employees, a portion of which are covered by collective bargaining agreements. ITT’s health and welfare plans include medical, prescription drug, dental, vision, life, disability, FSA, HRA, HSA, leave policies, post retiree medical and various employee-paid voluntary plans. Retirement plans include open defined contribution plans, along with frozen defined benefits plans. Day-to-day administrative responsibilities include managing participant claims appeals, resolving data errors sent to and from vendors, monitoring plan budgets and monthly cash flow, supervising annual enrollment and managing all other details required of a full-service benefits function operating in a corporate setting.

This position will also provide ancillary support on global strategy, and will participate on M&A teams, work closely with Business Development, Finance and Legal to run side-by-side comparisons, quantify cost differentials, and identify employee benefit issues.  This position reports to the Executive Director or Global Benefits.

 

About the Company:

ITT is headquartered in White Plains, N.Y., with employees in more than 35 countries and sales in approximately 125 countries. The company generated 2017 revenues of $2.6 billion.

ITT has been named to the Forbes 2018 list of America's Best Midsize Employers. This achievement recognizes ITT's focus and commitment to fostering a healthy, high-performing culture and creating a workplace defined by innovation and continuous improvement. ITT was also awarded the 2018 Manufacturing Leadership Award which distinguishes ITT for its visionary leadership, commitment to employees and workplace culture, and ability to innovatively solve problems for customers. 

ITT operates through three Value Centers:

Industrial Process designs and manufactures pumps, valves, monitoring and control systems, water treatment and aftermarket services for the chemical, oil and gas, mining and other industrial process markets, as well as global service capabilities;

Motion Technologies designs and manufactures brake pads, shock absorbers and sealing solutions for the automotive and rail markets;

Connect and Control Technologies designs and manufactures harsh-environment connectors and critical energy absorption and flow control components primarily for the aerospace, defense and industrial markets. 

 

Essential functions of the role:

  • In addition to managing the day-to-day operations, this position will achieve improvements to overall plan efficiencies – ranging from administration approaches to cost reductions, improved financial transparency, and implementation support, including management of ongoing administrative solutions largely outsourced through best in class third party vendor partnerships.
  • Work closely with cross-functional team including HRIS/IT and HRSC regarding automation of all benefit plans.
  • Review and approve vendor payments.
  • Lead the annual open enrollment process from both a systems and participant perspective, ensuring timeliness and accuracy of data interfaces to vendors; clarity of participant communications, both written and electronic; and ensuring production timelines are met for both active and retiree populations.
  • Work closely with Finance to support annual plan audits, 5500 filings, Summary Annual Report distributions; manage discrimination testing, ensure plan compliance with all applicable laws and regulations.
  • Build vendor relationships, including all health & welfare, retirement plan vendors/consultants, and 401(k) trustee and record-keeper.
  • Respond to employee inquiries escalated by HRSC or third party vendors to resolve complex issues.
  • Collaborate with the various business units and functional department heads within the organization.
  • Prepare and execute, with legal consultation, benefit documentation such as original and amended plan documents, benefit agreements and insurance policies. Instruct insurance carriers, trustees, and other administrative agencies outside of the company to effect changes in benefit program.

Requirements:

Candidate Essentials:

  • BA/BS and 5-7 years’ demonstrated experience in Benefits space including supporting systems and integrations
  • Thorough understanding of ERISA, HIPAA, FMLA, COBRA and IRS tax rules governing tax qualified plans
  • Experience interpreting plan documents and preparing summary plan descriptions is required
  • Proficient in detailed project plan development and management with budget oversight and resource management
  • Strong analytical skills which will ensure resolution of complex matters – ability to work through processes, identify and implement process improvements
  • Demonstrated ability to interact and communicate effectively with customers of all organization levels
  • Self-starter with strong prioritization mindset who is comfortable with ambiguity, is enthusiastic and thrives in a fast-paced environment 
  • Proficient computer skills (e.g., Web/internet, Windows, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc.)
  • Workday experience a plus

Key Competencies:

Be Accountable by Leading with Character and Driving for Results

  • Demonstrates commitment to the organization’s values and drives continuous improvement
  • Leads by example and shows strong follow-through; perseveres in the face of barriers and setbacks

Be Innovative by Finding New Ways to Win and Looking for Better Ways to Work

  • Creates a team climate that encourages innovation, continuous improvement and best practices; views mistakes as learning opportunities
  • Ensures new initiatives are implemented by helping the team plan for change; measures progress and sustains the effort needed to execute

Be Collaborative by Working Toward a Shared Purpose and Solving Problems Collectively

  • Makes necessary adjustments to coordinate and focus team efforts in the right direction
  • Ensures team members involve others appropriately and work effectively across organizational boundaries when solving problems and addressing conflicts

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.  The requirements listed above are representative of the knowledge, skill and ability required.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Compensation:

A generous salary and benefits package are offered for this position.

Contact Information:
Note:

Interested candidates should apply through the careers page at ITT.com. 


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Company Name: School Employees Retirement System of Ohio
Location: Columbus, Ohio
Job Title: Deputy Executive Director
Date Posted: 08/07/2018

Description:

School Employees Retirement System of Ohio (SERS), $14 billion in net assets, is searching for a Deputy Executive Director to join this highly-regarded statewide public retirement system.  Located in Columbus, OH, SERS is the 61st largest public pension fund in the country.

A strong governance model and alignment between the Board and staff on vision, mission and values have contributed to strong financial and operational results.  Reporting to the Executive Director, the Deputy is responsible for ~125 people with oversight of Information Technology, Member Services, Health Care, Administrative Services, Enterprise Risk Management, and Human Resources. 

Requirements:

SERS has enjoyed long tenure of senior management and seeks an executive dedicated to customer service with broad operational and administrative experience and accomplishments.  A bachelor’s degree is required (advanced degree preferred).  A minimum of seven years of progressive experience in an operational role and five years in a senior management role are required.

Compensation:

Compensation is market based and designed to attract the best qualified executive from the national market.  Attractive benefits and relocation assistance are provided.

Contact Information:
Note:

Interested candidates should contact Hudepohl & Associates at info@hudepohl.com or 614-854-7300. 


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Company Name: Thomson Reuters
Location: Eagan, Minnesota
Job Title: Sr. Benefits Analyst
Date Posted: 07/25/2018

Description:

Primary responsibility is to administer benefit programs for US with broader global support as needed. This role involves both strategic and administrative responsibilities. In addition to providing day-to-day oversight, such as working with vendors and overseeing plan compliance, the role performs comprehensive and strategic benefit analytics to advise on programs which align with the Total Reward architecture and organization’s objectives. This analysis involves issues of diverse scope which requires evaluation and research of a variety of factors, including an understanding of current benefit and business trends.

Responsibilities:

Operations

  • Oversees day-to-day administration of health & welfare and retirement benefit plans
  • Coordinates third party vendors’ activities, including contractual provisions and renewals
  • Resolves complex benefit escalations and appeals
  • Assesses opportunities for efficiencies and process improvements
  • Oversees annual enrollment process / benefit campaigns
  • Works with HRIS system support staff to ensure Workday HR system data integrations accurately capture plan requirements and conducts appropriate systems testing and auditing as necessary

Project Management

  • Supports benefits team on special projects and initiatives
  • Project lead on vendor implementations, process improvements, new regulations
  • Assists with M&A and divestitures by preparing due diligence plan comparisons and analysis

Compliance & Governance

  • Ensures plans are administered in accordance with plan documents & compliant with regulations, such as ACA reporting, non-discrimination testing, 5500s, valuations and SOX compliance and participant disclosures
  • Oversees plan amendments, update SPDs, SARs, SBCs
  • Prepares comprehensive reports for management and retirement committee meetings
  • Audits plan vendor records against payroll and other internal HR systems
  • Ensures timeliness and accuracy of required federal and state government filings
  • Assists with plan audits; analyzes compliance testing results and reconciles data discrepancies
  • Manages on-line document retention library using SharePoint

Analytics, Data Management & Plan Research/Design

  • Conducts complex analysis of benefit plan utilization, costs and benchmarking
  • Contributes to the development of benefit program recommendations
  • Consults with team in development of metrics / dashboards
  • Completes benchmark surveys and assess results
  • Ensures data integrity by monitoring vendor integrations and recommending improvements
  • Conducts cost-benefit analysis of program changes

Communications & Engagement

  • Contributes to the development of strategies for improved employee engagement
  • Creates awareness and drive engagement through various communication channels
  • Provides employees with a high level of customer service and address issues in a timely manner

Financial Administration & Management

  • Analyzes benefit plan expenditures and prepares financial forecasting
  • Supports Sourcing for cost savings/avoidance opportunities

Requirements:

Qualifications:

  • Experience with a wide variety of benefit programs including retirement (DB, DC, and non-qualified plans), health & welfare plans, ancillary benefits, and HR policies
  • 5+ years’ experience in a benefits-focused role
  • Undergraduate degree required
  • Knowledge of common practices, industry issues, and business trends concerning benefit programs, including insurance vendor marketplace, plan designs, and benefit cost factors
  • Demonstrated analytic and problem-solving skills in a dynamic environment with competing demands on time and resources
  • Effective communicator at all levels, and customer service driven
  • Ability to apply rigorous statistical metrics and execute processes to analyze and measure the effectiveness of benefit programs and initiatives
  • Anticipates customer needs and identifies solutions
  • Advanced Microsoft Excel skills (e.g. competent with pivot tables and V-look-ups) and HR system knowledge (e.g. Workday)
  • Strong working knowledge of IRS, DOL, ERISA, HIPAA, ACA, COBRA and FMLA regulations
  • Team player that is responsive and eager and independently contributes to projects and initiatives and works with minimal supervision
  • Completion or near completion of CEBS (or comparable designation) is preferred
  • Experience working in a large, global organization is preferred

Compensation:

Salary and benefits package commensurate with experience.

Contact Information:
Note:

Click on or copy and paste the link below to apply:

https://thomsonreuters.wd5.myworkdayjobs.com/External_Career_Site/job/USA-Eagan-610-Opperman-Dr/Sr-Benefits- Analyst_JREQ108115

At Thomson Reuters, we believe what we do matters. We are passionate about our work, inspired by the impact it has on our business and our customers. As a team, we believe in winning as one - collaborating to reach shared goals, and developing through challenging and meaningful experiences. With more than 45,000 employees in more than 100 countries, we work flexibly across boundaries and realize innovations that help shape industries around the world. Making this happen is a dynamic, evolving process, and we count on each employee to be a catalyst in driving our performance - and their own.


As a global business, we rely on diversity of culture and thought to deliver on our goals. To ensure we can do that, we seek talented, qualified employees in all our operations around the world regardless of race, color, sex/gender, including pregnancy, gender identity and expression, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, disability, age, marital status, citizen status, veteran status, or any other protected classification under country or local law. Thomson Reuters is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer providing a drug-free workplace.

Intrigued by a challenge as large and fascinating as the world itself? Come join us.


To learn more about what we offer, please visit thomsonreuters.com/careers.


More information about Thomson Reuters can be found on thomsonreuters.com.


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Company Name: Los Angeles County, Metropolitan Transportation Authority
Location: Los Angeles, California
Job Title: Executive Officer, Labor and Employee Services
Date Posted: 05/15/2018

Description:

The Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority (METRO) plans, administers, designs, constructs, and operates one of the nation’s largest transit and rail transportation systems in Los Angeles County. Additionally, it is one of the nation’s largest funders of multimodal transportation and goods movement projects. The Public Transportation Services Corporation (PTSC) was formed on August 10, 1997. PTSC is a component unit of LA METRO and this position is hired under PTSC pension and benefits. 

Metro is truly unique among its national transportation constituents with broad responsibilities in the areas of planning, programming, design, operations, and construction. More than 10 million people, nearly one-third of California’s residents live, work, and play within its 1,433-square-mile service area. In addition to operating its own services, Metro administers and distributes funds for all Los Angeles County transit providers, as well as, funds a wide variety of transportation projects, including highways, commuter rail, transit, arterial streets, bikeways, pedestrian connections, and demand reduction strategies. 

The Executive Officer, Labor Relations and Employee Services will execute direction to Labor & Employee Relations’ and the Pension and Benefits functions of Metro. This position has three direct reports including the Deputy Executive Officer of Employee and Labor Relations, the Director of Pension and Benefits and the Director of Employee and Labor Relations, and an overall staff of approximately 30 employees. 

Requirements:

The ideal candidate will be a skilled leader and business partner who can thrive in a busy and fast-paced working environment. The ability to foster and strengthen a team-oriented staff, develop talent, and build excellent partnerships is required to be successful. Candidates must have a dynamic and positive presence, be honest and have high integrity, good interpersonal skills, and be able to communicate with staff and audiences at all levels. The successful candidate will have exposure in the public sector, a strong background in pension, benefits, and employee and labor relations, and experience in transportation or similar industry. A Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, Industrial Relations, Law, or other related field and eight (8) years of senior management-level experience in Labor Relations and/or Human Resources which includes a minimum of five (5) years of experience administering pension & benefits programs and participating in labor contract negotiations is required. Experience as a Chief Negotiator, a Master’s degree or Juris Doctorate and professional certificates/licenses are desirable. 

Compensation:

Annual salary range: $153,004 - $191,006 - $229,008 

The Metropolitan Transportation Authority offers a generous benefits package. 

Application deadline: Thursday, June 21, 2018 

Contact Information:
Note:

To be considered for this exceptional career opportunity, submit your resume, cover letter, and a list of six work-related reference, as well as the size of staff and budget you have managed. Resume should reflect years and months of employment, beginning/ending dates as well as relevant work experience. Apply on our website: https://secure.cpshr.us/escandidate/JobDetail?ID=348


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Company Name: Oaktree
Location: Los Angeles, California
Job Title: Senior Benefits Analyst
Date Posted: 05/15/2018

Description:

Oaktree is a leader among global investment managers specializing in alternative investments, with $100 billion in assets under management as of September 30, 2017. The firm emphasizes an opportunistic, value-oriented and risk-controlled approach to investments in distressed debt, corporate debt (including high yield debt and senior loans), control investing, convertible securities, real estate and listed equities. Headquartered in Los Angeles, the firm has over 900 employees and offices in 18 cities worldwide.

For additional information please visit our website at www.oaktreecapital.com.

Under the general direction of the functional benefits head, this position is responsible for implementing US benefits initiatives and ensuring that the daily operation of US health and welfare benefit plans and programs are operating compliantly, efficiently, and are well-communicated.  This person reports to the Vice President.

Managing daily operations includes the following areas of responsibility:

  • Develop benefits onboarding (design, deliver and maintain accurate benefits materials and orientations)
  • Manage enrollments (setting up and managing US Open Enrollment, running reports to insure timely and complete enrollment, auditing and comparing Oaktree and vendor billing and enrollment records, and analyzing processes for efficiency and compliance)
  • Separations (running reports to ensure timely separation paperwork and COBRA)
  • Train frontline staff and serve as escalation point in responding to daily benefits questions and claims issues
  • Approve US billing and assist in projecting cost for US benefits
  • Manage feeds for US health and welfare vendors, ensure accuracy and completeness
  • Proactively manage leaves of absence, including the relationship with our administrators and Oaktree managers
  • Manage the wellness program
  • Manage US benefit vendor and consultant relationships
  • Develop initial budgetary recommendations and document spend. Monitor and operate within the parameters of the approved US health and welfare budget with respect to daily operations, seeking approval for escalated expense and initiatives
  • Analyze processes to ensure efficiency; make suggestions for improvements to the VP
  • Communicate, market and train staff on US benefits, changes and impacts

Requirements:

Preferred Experience

  • Minimum five years’ experience in Human Resources, with experience in Benefits and preferably within a professional services firm;
  • Strong working knowledge of Microsoft office application including Word, Excel, and Outlook;
  • Experience with an HRIS is a plus;
  • Strong analytical and database management skills;
  • Proven ability to manage tasks with competing priorities and deadlines, independently determining order of priority and self initiating other value-added tasks

Personal Attributes

  • Possess a willingness to help with outstanding customer service skills;
  • Self-starter with a proven ability to take initiative;
  • Responsible with a strong work ethic and sense of dedication;
  • Excellent interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills;
  • Works well under pressure and with time constraints;
  • Outstanding organization skills with high attention-to-detail;
  • Team-oriented with strong integrity and professionalism; and
  • Must be able to handle highly confidential information and situations with professionalism and tact.

Education

  • Bacherlor's degree required

Compensation:

Salary and benefits package commensure with experience.

Contact Information:
Note:

Candidates should apply here.


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Company Name: Kaiser Permanente
Location: Pasadena, California
Job Title: Director, Physician Benefits and Center of Expertise
Date Posted: 05/01/2018

Description:

Health is our business

Make it yours. At Kaiser Permanente, we realize that it takes more than expert medical care to be one of the nation’s leading health care providers and not-for-profit health plans. It takes advanced technologies, state-of-art facilities, and the people to support them. Come impact your future, and the future of care. Join us in Pasadena, California.

Director Physician Benefits and Center of Expertise

In this role, you will establish and lead a Center of Expertise HR/Benefits Service Delivery model. This includes strong integration with the Shared Services function and exploring outsourcing programs where possible. You will direct the strategy, design, and development of benefits plans, programs, processes, policies, and practices for the Southern California Permanente Medical Group (SCPMG); partner with the leadership and board subcommittees of SCPMG to develop plan designs that attract, retain, and reward the physicians and employees of SCPMG; and ensure that programs are competitive, sustainable, scalable, and have an impact on the long and short-term performance of SCPMG. You will also be responsible for ensuring that existing and future plans are administered accurately and efficiently, and that the service line of the department meets high customer service standards as well as develop and lead a Center of Expertise Benefits team that reflects a unified, high performance, and subject matter expert culture. In addition, you will support the Physician HR Executive Administrator and collaborate with other Physician HR Directors to drive continuous improvement within the HR function, drawing on external and internal best practices and leading-edge HR thinking on benefits initiatives.

 

Requirements:

• At least ten years of leadership experience in designing, implementing, and providing direction to a benefits function
• At least five years of experience leading benefits strategy and administration for a multi-unit business, managing multiple benefit programs
• A bachelor’s degree; a master’s degree in HR, Finance, or a MBA is highly desirable
• CEBS or Similar Benefit Specific Education or Qualification
• Demonstrated experience in leading an HR and/or benefits model transformation, i.e. transformation to a shared services model or a Center of Expertise model
• Experience in relationship building, working in cross functional teams, and collaborating at all levels.
• Collaboration and influencing skills with strong planning, organization, delegation, and decision-making abilities
• Experience preparing and presenting required summaries for the board and the benefits committee
• The proven ability to provide vision and leadership to a team of benefits professionals
• Demonstrated leadership and complex organizational skills
• Knowledge and/or experience with 409A regulations
• Comprehensive knowledge or benefits and pension laws and governing regulations
• Strong analytical, consulting, negotiations, and critical thinking skills
• Executive presence with outstanding written and oral communication and public speaking skills
• The ability to lead and mentor staff members
• Current knowledge of health care reform impact to organizations
• The ability to work in a Labor/Management Partnership environment

Compensation:

Salaray and benefits package commensurate with experience

Contact Information:
Note:

For immediate consideration, please visit http://kp.org/careers for complete qualifications and job submission details, referencing job number 676731.

External hires must pass a background check/drug screen. Qualified applicants with arrest and/or conviction records will be considered for employment in a manner consistent with Federal, state and local laws, including but not limited to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran, or disability status.

This position supports Kaiser Permanente’s code of conduct and compliance by adhering to all laws and regulations, accreditation and licensure requirements, and internal policies and procedures.

 

Discover what it’s like to be part of an industry-leading organization driving innovative care and technology. Get social with us and see what people are saying!

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Company Name: Mondelez
Location: Deerfield, Illinois
Job Title: Manager, North America Total Rewards - Communications
Date Posted: 03/14/2018

Description:

The Manager NA Total Rewards Communications is responsible for the development and execution of all active and retiree benefits communications in the U.S. and Canada. This entails, but is not limited to, providing innovative content for print and online communications including educational materials, participant letters and notices, annual enrollment materials, newsletters, various program initiatives and support distribution of required notifications to ensure accuracy and timeliness of all communications; and providing technical writing support for benefit website and HR Benefits team site. This position will provide communication leadership and work closely with internal stakeholders and external vendor partners.

Primary responsibilities of the position:

  1. Supports communication planning and execution for annual enrollments and all benefit initiatives by writing content, working with management, content owners and outside vendors to ensure the creation and delivery of timely and accurate communications.
  2. Oversees the creation of print, electronic and online benefits communications to effectively describe benefit programs and processes by working with benefit content owners, other internal departments and outside vendors.
  3. Manages the benefits website and HR Benefits Team site including writing, editing materials and coordinating with the benefits content owners and outside vendors to keep the sites updated so that benefits information is easily accessible, complete and clear.
  4. Coordinates distribution of communications, website updates and monitors the benefits mailbox.
  5. Collaboratively work with content owners, internal support staff and outside vendors to insure integrated communication and site changes are made in response to program or legal changes.
  6. Ensures that all vendors have updated benefit information and supervising needed website updates.

Requirements:

Education level
Bachelor´s Degree (4 YR)

Experience
Functional/Technical Expertise
1. Benefits Communication Experience - 7 YR Minimum
2. Benefits Administration Experience - 7 YR Minimum
3. Advertising, Graphics or Marketing Experience - 2 YR Minimum

Compensation:

Salary commensurate with experience

Contact Information:
Note:

Interested candidate can apply directly at 1802365-Manager NA-Total Rewards Communication


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Company Name: Ropes & Gray
Location: Boston, Massachusetts
Job Title: HR Communications and Project Specialist
Date Posted: 02/13/2018

Description:

Position Summary
The Communications and Project Specialist will be responsible for creating impactful internal benefits and Human Resources communications and developing strategies to ensure programs are implemented successfully.  This position will partner closely with global teams across the Firm and within HR, including Marketing and Communications, to create communications that enhance and promote HR programs such as health and wellness, recognition, performance management, and compensation.  Working with internal and external partners, the Communications and Project Specialist will project manage important HR and benefits initiatives to ensure successful execution and delivery.  The ability to lead a project through its lifecycle to deliver innovative solutions while meeting deadlines and stakeholder expectations is essential. 

Responsibilities

Communications

  • Serve as lead writer for internal HR communications to support team and attorneys
  • Learn about the Firm culture and HR programs to determine best channels to deliver HR messages among different populations to thoughtfully develop annual HR communication strategy and timeline
  • Create engaging communications driven by HR communications strategy to ensure support team and attorneys understand, utilize and appreciate the benefits and programs offered throughout Human Resources
  • Create and cultivate impactful and crisp communications on the internal website while maintaining a professional tone and style
  • Develop Open Enrollment communications using a variety of channels – email, presentations, websites, and webinars
  • Seek out innovative ways to showcase the Firm’s benefits and HR programs
  • Develop toolkits to ensure all HR benefits and programs are understood and effectively communicated by Human Resources Business Partners
  • Collect and analyze metrics to determine overall effectiveness of communication campaigns and make recommendations that improve outcomes

Project Management

  • Work with internal and external partners to project manage important benefits initiatives to ensure efficient administration and communications of programs
  • In collaboration with management and stakeholders define project scope, goals, requirements and deliverables that support initiatives
  • Manage projects from start to finish. Track project milestones and deliverables; liaise with project stakeholders on an ongoing, timely and concise basis; proactively manage changes in project scope and devise contingency plans

Requirements:

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree and 2+ years of hands-on work experience in Communications and/or Human Resources, preferably in a professional services environment
  • Demonstrated experience in the successful development of internal communications – in particular within HR
  • Ability to take ideas and turn them into engaging content that drives target audience to take action
  • Ability to analyze information, assess issues, make recommendations and clearly articulate them
  • Ability to absorb information and translate it into persuasive, relevant, benefit-oriented messaging
  • Proven ability to meet deadlines, listen, collaborate and influence others
  • Service-oriented approach: flexible, proactive management of expectations, unflappable in the face of change. Ability to think strategically and systemically (i.e., "connect the dots")
  • Strong verbal and written communication and editing skills
  • Organization and project management experience, with proven ability to adapt to changing priorities and produce quality deliverables on time
  • Ability to work independently, have a sense of accountability, as well as work cooperatively in a close team environment
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, and PowerPoint)

Working Conditions:

  • Incumbent is expected to work the hours necessary to fulfill the responsibilities of the position. The above job description is intended to describe the general content of and requirements for the performance of this job. It is not to be construed as an exhaustive statement of essential functions, responsibilities or requirements. Firm management reserves the right to amend and change responsibilities to meet business and organizational needs.

Compensation:

Salary and benefits package commensurate with experience.

Contact Information:
Note:

Interested candidates should apply here:  https://chm.tbe.taleo.net/chm02/ats/careers/v2/viewRequisition?org=ROPESGRAY&cws=41&rid=1681


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Company Name: Ropes & Gray
Location: Boston, Massachusetts
Job Title: Leave & Disability Administrator
Date Posted: 02/13/2018

Description:

Job Summary
Reporting to the Senior Manager of Human Resources, the position will use independent judgment and discretion in administering, processing and maintaining the firm's leave of absence and disability policies, including workers’ compensation. The Leave and Disability Administrator will participate as a team member of the Human Resources department in the achievement of the goals and objectives of the firm.

Essential Functions

  • Function as subject matter expert on leaves and the intersection of leaves and disability issues with FLMA, Workers’ Compensation, ADA and other laws, statutes, regulations and firm policy.
  • Under direction of the Senior Manager of Human Resources and in coordination with others, ensure legally compliant, best practice leave and disability policies and procedures.
  • Provide counseling to lawyers, staff and managers on policies and procedures related to leaves of absence, advising employees on eligibility and managers on status of approved leaves.
  • Ensure Family Medical Leave Act (FMLA) and various state leave act regulatory and legal compliance as well as with all other medical, personal and military leaves.
  • Work in alignment with in-house counsel and HR leadership on leave and disability policy and administration.
  • Interpret and administer leave policies within the framework of applicable federal and state regulations. When necessary, update and maintain leave policies.
  • Coordinate with HRIS to update PeopleSoft to track and maintain leave status, monitor payroll transactions and work with payroll to resolve leave oriented pay issues.
  • Ensure that all case details are documented accurately, timely and in an appropriate level of detail.
  • Manage entire leave process for all lawyers and staff members from the commencement of leave through to the return to work or termination (whichever applies).
  • Able to balance daily operations with larger project initiatives and process improvements as necessary.
  • Act as liaison to the firm’s disability carrier for LOA administration, case management and service requirements.
  • Track and report FMLA and state leave act usage to ensure that lawyers and staff members do not exceed the amount of allotted FMLA and state leave time.
  • Create, maintain and communicate regular ‘dashboard’ metrics on leaves.
  • Analyze disability trends for intervention as necessary.
  • Provide leave statistical and trend reports.
  • Coordinate with the appropriate vendors to ensure that short-term disability, long term disability and workers’ compensation benefits are approved in a timely manner.
  • Educate staff members and managers on the firm’s policies, appropriate leave processes and procedures, current regulations, upcoming changes, etc.
  • Create and implement training and education curriculum for managers and Human Resources; develop presentations and communication materials.
  • Provide the necessary communication and plan materials to staff members and managers throughout the leave (leave notification letters, approval letters, information packets, etc.).
  • Attend ongoing training as needed to remain current on leave and disability laws.

Requirements:

Education, Experience and Skills Required

  • BS or BA degree required, JD preferred, with at least five years of benefits responsibility for an organization’s LOA program including experience administering FMLA, state leave acts, STD and LTD.
  • Knowledge of FMLA, HIPAA, FLSA, ADA and COBRA regulations and requirements.
  • Highly proficient in Windows based applications, including Excel, Word and PowerPoint and PeopleSoft.
  • Positive attitude, good attention to detail and commitment to excellent customer service.
  • Clear and concise writing skills to effectively communicate and exert appropriate influence to drive successful outcomes for programs/projects.
  • Able to work in a team environment and individually, as well as a desire to learn new skills and take on additional responsibilities.

Essential Capabilities

  • Maintain strict confidentiality of the firm's internal and personnel matters.
  • Flexible and able to work under tight deadlines, handle multiple tasks, and respond quickly to changing priorities. Contribute a high level of output to achieve goals and team deliverables.
  • Deliver consistently, high-quality execution of complex programs/projects. Share alternative solutions to identify a better end result to specific issues or problems facing the team and quickly assess situation for best course of action.
  • Work in a collaborative style and environment and actively solicit input from diverse perspectives to improve team and department deliverables.
  • Maintain a professional demeanor in all situations and interact effectively with all levels, including lawyers, management, staff and retirees.
  • Respond positively to feedback and suggestions.
  • Work independently or in collaboration with Managers and/or other staff.
  • Work effectively within a culturally and educationally diverse, multi-office environment.

Working Conditions
Normal office environment and schedule.

The above is intended to describe the general content of, and requirements for, the performance of this job, and is not intended to be construed as an exhaustive statement of essential functions, responsibilities or requirements.

Compensation:

Salary and benefits package commensurate with experience.

Contact Information:
Note:

Interested candidates should apply here:  https://chm.tbe.taleo.net/chm02/ats/careers/v2/viewRequisition?org=ROPESGRAY&cws=41&rid=1670


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Company Name: Carleton College
Location: Northfield, Minnesota
Job Title: Human Resources Benefits Manager
Date Posted: 12/04/2017

Description:

Carleton is a private liberal arts residential campus with nearly 2000 students and 800 faculty & staff. Carleton is located in Northfield, Minnesota, approximately 40 miles south of the Twin Cities. Northfield is a short commute from the metro that offers an interesting alternative to working in corporate America. A place with small town charm and big city opportunity.

The Benefits Manager is responsible for the administration and compliance of Carleton College benefits plans. This position is also responsible for developing managing employee training and wellness programs. The Benefits Manager is part of a highly collaborative team that is committed to the delivery of employee services that meets the highest level of professional standards.

This full-time (1.0) position year-round position supports approximately 800 employees. The Human Resources department is a team of six full-time staff members.

Start date is as soon as possible.

Requirements:

The successful candidate must possess a bachelor’s degree with at least 5 years of directly-related benefit administration experience; experience working with self-insured health plans; working knowledge of federal and state employment laws and compliance; excellent customer service and interpersonal skills.

A master’s degree in a related field, CEBS designation, experience with Colleague HRIS system, supervisory experience is desirable.  

Carleton College is an AA/EEO employer. We are committed to developing our staff to better reflect the diversity of our student body and American society. Members of underrepresented groups are strongly encouraged to apply.

Compensation:

What Carleton College has for you:  We offer a generous benefits package, including comprehensive medical, dental, and vision insurance, 403(b) retirement plan with a 10% employer contribution with immediate vesting, a Health Savings Account with college contribution, college tuition assistance for employees’ children, paid vacation, sick time, and holidays, as well as access to many other campus amenities.  

Contact Information:
Note:

Review of applications begins immediately and continues until the hire is complete. We accept only online applications. For more specific information about the position and how to apply visit: http://jobs.carleton.edu/postings/3450.

If you are in need of assistance with the application process or have questions, please contact the Office of Human Resources at 507-222-7471.


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Company Name: Foot Locker
Location: New York, New York
Job Title: Senior Director, Benefits Design
Date Posted: 11/29/2017

Description:

Foot Locker, Inc., the world's leading retailer of athletically inspired shoes and apparel, is seeking a Senior Director, Benefits Design.  The Senior Director, Benefits Design plans and directs the overall design, implementation, communication, and administration of benefit programs, including health, welfare, and retirement programs and plans. The role reports to the Vice President of Global Total Rewards, and will lead the Benefits COE and HR Operations Center. This individual will partner with leadership within HR and across the company to ensure that all benefits programs are competitive, cost-effective, legally compliant, and supportive the company’s strategic objectives. 

The Global Total Rewards team at Foot Locker, Inc. designs and delivers market-competitive total rewards programs that support Foot Locker’s Talent Strategy. The Team is responsible for the design, implementation and execution of Foot Locker’s global compensation, benefits and performance management programs.
 
Foot Locker, Inc. operates approximately 3,500 athletic retail stores in 23 countries in North America, Europe and Australia under the brand names Foot Locker, Lady Foot Locker, Kids Foot Locker, Footaction, Champs Sports, SIX:02, Eastbay, Runners Point and Sidestep. We attribute our success to the drive and intelligence of our Associates. Operating in team-driven culture, our goals and achievements as a company are boundless.

Responsibilities:

  • Develop short-term and long-term priorities and overall strategy that aligns with the Foot Locker’s strategic objectives and delivers a transformed associate experience
  • Plan and direct the overall design and implementation of all associate benefit programs, including medical, dental, vision, retirement and financial programs and work, life and family consistent with the company’s strategic direction and employment proposition
  • Analyze current and developing legislation, healthcare and pension regulations and other environmental factors impacting plan performance and program competitiveness
  • Manage program financials and utilization, prepare annual budgets and track all benefits related expenses
  • Oversee the effective communication of the benefits plans and programs to optimize impact and understanding
  • Work closely with organization to develop a strong value proposition and brand and clear and concise communication materials
  • Manage strong vendor partnerships and utilization of external network of experts
  • Ensure that benefit plans are administered in compliance with federal and state laws and regulations
  • Ensure that all plan filings (such as Form 5500) and audits are performed to maintain plan qualification and compliance
  • Oversee the audit process and work closely with Legal to develop required notices, plan amendments, plan documents, eligibility appeal response and other required documentation
  • Lead, develop and motivate a strong, effective and respected Benefits organization

Requirements:

Qualifications:

  • At least 10 years of experience in benefits design, strategy and management
  • Bachelor's degree required; Master’s degree in Business Administration or Human Resources is a plus
  • Ability to develop a benefits strategy that is aligned with the critical priorities of the business
  • Experience with non-qualified plans, executive perks, amenities and work life programs
  • Experience with defined benefit pension plans
  • Experience working within a highly-matrixed environment
  • Solid business acumen and strategic thinker with excellent grasp of the financial and economic drivers of the overall business
  • Excellent at team building and motivating people. Skilled at accomplishing goals through others. Proficient at being a teacher, mentor and coach
  • Highly articulate with outstanding written, verbal and interpersonal communication skills and strong executive presence

Compensation:

Salary and benefits package commensurate with experience

Contact Information:
Note:

Interested candidates should contact Christienne Raho at christienne.raho@footlocker.com.


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