Responsible for the design, implementation, administration, and communication of all benefit plans including medical, dental, vision, disability insurance, life insurance, employee assistance programs, wellness programs and retiree medical plans. •Ensure that benefit programs support the organization’s strategic objectives, comply with legal requirements and are competitive and cost effective •Perform detailed analysis of benefits claim experience/cost identifying how and where claims are incurred.
•Coordinate the implementation of wellness and disease management guidelines and procedures to establish and achieve effective long-range goals and objectives •Serves as internal resource for information, problem resolution and communication to HR managers related to health & welfare related questions. •Work with health & welfare administrator and carriers to coordinate implementation of plan changes or new programs. •Research and provide resolution to internal and external issues using written plan documents for health & welfare plans throughout the U.S. and Canada.
•Identify, analyze and assist in implementing process improvements •Manage carriers and coordinate negotiation of coverages, services and pricing for plans •Supervise two Benefit Analysts who resolve eligibility, billing and claim issues •Provide support to the respective business units in respect of labor negotiations, including, but not limited to, costings of various benefit plan changes.
•Subject matter expert related to all Affordable Care Act requirements.
- Corporate benefit experience at a large, global organization
- Management experience at a large, global organization
- knowledge of the laws and government regulations
- Bachelors degree