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Employee Benefits Manager

SEARCH Group Partners Salt Lake City, UT
  • Posted: over a month ago
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SEARCH Group Partners, a premier recruiting firm, is looking for an experienced Employee Benefits Manager for one of our clients located in the greater Salt Lake City, UT area.

This position oversees the administration and design of employee benefits. Surveys industry and/or community to determine company's competitive position in employee benefits. Develops, recommends, and implements approved, new, or modified benefit plans and employee benefit policies, and supervises the administration of existing plans.

Here are a few things you'll likely find yourself doing in this role...

  • Oversees administration of employee benefit programs such as medical and dental plans, onsite medical clinic, spending accounts, disability plans, group life, wellness programs, daycare, voluntary benefits, and retirement programs

  • Oversees vendor management including selection, contracting, renewal process and ongoing performance

  • Oversees benefits team that manages the administration of benefits plans, including eligibility interface, benefits compliance, and employee interactions

  • Defines benefits strategies for each major benefit program and align the program structure to the organization objective

  • Develops cost control procedures to assure maximum coverage at the least possible cost to the company and employee

  • Supervises staff which includes hiring, orienting, training, assigning and reviewing work performance, annual work performance appraisals, and discipline

  • Ensures benefit programs comply with Federal and State laws, rules, and regulations

  • Leads benefits strategy and communications, manages open enrollment, ACA and HIPAA compliance, employee communication and website initiatives

  • Conducts benefit analyses and studies to evaluate utilization, value, costs, and experience information pertaining to employee benefit programs; determines the financial impact of decisions and proposals relating to existing and new employee benefits; makes recommendations as appropriate

  • Designs comprehensive training/orientation sessions to communicate benefits; oversees enrollment and re-enrollment process

  • Monitors and provides direction for benefits programs set up on the human resource information system (PeopleSoft)
Here's what you need to have...

  • Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university in Human Resources Management, Business, Public Administration, or another closely related field, plus

  • 6+ years of related experience, of which two (2) years must have been supervisory or administrative; OR an equivalent combination of directly related education and experience.

  • Preference may be given for current Professional Human Resources or Benefits Certificates.

  • Ability to evaluate policy and insurance options
  • Ability to develop and/or interpret policies and procedures
  • Ability to interpret, apply, and explain complex rules, regulations, and guidelines
  • Ability to research, compile and analyze information to formulate appropriate alternatives and recommendations

  • Knowledge of Federal and State statutes, laws, and regulations pertaining to group health plans, life insurance coverage, and benefit administration

Due to the nature of this position, the successful applicant must pass a required pre-employment background check and subsequent mandatory background checks.

About SEARCH Group Partners:
SGP provides professional talent acquisition and consulting services. The services we offer include temporary, temporary-to-hire, permanent placement, executive search, consulting, interim management transitions, on-site solutions, outsourcing, talent development and human resources. SGP believes in and understands the importance of investing time into both our clients and candidates. We know what it takes to forge successful, professional, long-lasting relationships and partnerships. We represent an exclusive network of professionals and take the time to get to know every one of our clients and candidates personally.

At SEARCH Group Partners, we celebrate and support diversity and are proud to be an Equal Opportunity & Affirmative Action employer. In order to comply with federal regulations, we maintain records of the race and gender of applicants. For this reason and this reason only, we ask that you indicate your gender, race and ethnicity. If you do choose to answer these questions, this information will not affect your being considered for employment opportunities for which you are qualified.

SEARCH Group Partners


Salt Lake City, UT
84190 USA

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