Health and Welfare Benefits Manager

Category : Human Resources
Location/City : FL - Ft Lauderdale
Id : 38567

Start your engines. We are looking for a Health and Welfare Benefits Manager to drive our team's Health and Welfare processes.
In this role, you will manage benefit carriers, vendors, and third-party administrators with the best interests of the participants and company in mind. You will also be responsible to ensure ERISA program compliance with carriers and vendors.
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Why you're right for this job: You are ready to join one of the major players in the retail automobile market.
Keep walking if: You don't have strong financial acumen and project management skills.
Fringe benefit: You have benefits experience.
Bonus Points: You have experience with CEBs.
It's not all puppies and rainbows: Laws are laws. You have experience with laws, regulations and government policies.

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Job Duties & Responsibilities
  • Oversee all Health & Welfare (H&W) processes, including vendor management, contract drafting and negotiation, performance guarantees, program analysis, etc
  • Develop requests for proposals, evaluate and assist in the selection of vendors, carriers, and insurers
  • Analyze benefit programs and carrier products to develop business plan recommendations resulting in design changes that meet company business needs
  • Write technical plan documents, Summary Plan Documents, and administrative / training manuals
  • Communicate all plan information to participants through a variety of mediums
  • Responsible for all compliance filings on behalf of the benefits department including SARs, DOL inquiries, etc
  • Research and respond to second level ERISA appeals related to self-insured business lines, and eligibility appeals for fully insured coverage

Skills & Qualifications
  • Bachelor's degree and 5 years of Benefits Administration experience
  • Experience with laws, regulations and government policy related to Health and Welfare benefit programs
  • Strong financial acumen and project management experience
  • Proficiency in utilizing MS Office software—MS Excel, Power Point and Word

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