Benefits Specialist EMEA

Posted 20 January 2023
SalaryUp to £0.00 per annum
Job type Contract
DisciplineHR Leadership and Specialists
ContactSarah Louise Nolan

Job description

Highly successful cybersecurity organisation, employing 5000+ employees and operating internationally. This organisation seeks a Benefits Specialist to join their HR function, to support the EMEA remit during a time of growth. This is a day rate contract for initially 6 months with the possibility of extension.

The Role

  • Administer different regional benefits programs, which include Medical, Dental, Vision, Disability, Life Insurance, other benefit plans or accounts, commuter benefits and retirement plans.
  • Be the main contact for benefit administration activities to ensure accuracy and compliance with laws, policies, and procedures.
  • Stay up to date with broader market benefit trends and make recommendations for benefit offering changes to the Benefits leader.
  • Be the primary contact for several benefit issues such as plan provisions, policy interpretation, procedures, coverage, enrollment eligibility, family status changes, claims, claims appeals procedures, and other benefit matters.
  • Help with online benefits administration and employee self-service sites. Assume primary responsibility for ongoing use of the site's features and procedures including eligibility management, enrollment management, billing, reporting, and maintenance.
  • Audit and process monthly vendor billing.
  • Administer retirement or pension plan, communicate with payroll team, conduct annual non-discrimination testing, process over payments (if needed) as a result of non-discrimination test results, manage the annual audit, and all related communications.
  • Perform audits to verify integrity of data in Benefits system to match data stored in the People Tools system.
  • Manage a repository of benefit policies, plan documents, forms, and carrier information.
  • Partner with benefits broker to resolve customer/vendor issues.
  • Be a primary contact with benefit vendors regarding ongoing plan administration. Ensure that vendor processes are in place and working properly.
  • Coordinate the preparation of employee communications.
  • Maintain the employee benefit files in accordance with internal policies and procedures and with appropriate requirements.
  • Establish familiarity with provisions of existing and new country laws to help determine impact on benefit plans and ensure compliance.
  • Evaluate and advise on internal processes to reduce costs and increase efficiency.
  • Document and maintain administrative procedures for assigned benefit processes.
  • Monitor Benefits System to ensure changes are sent to vendors. Ensure that file feeds are set up and going over correctly.
  • Manage wellness events and research new practices and trends in employee benefits and wellness.
  • Manage all leaves and time off plans, processes and payments.

The Person

  • Proven professional experience in Benefits Administration and managing and resolving complex Benefit issues.
  • Strong data analysis skills: the ability to extract and summarize data to make data-backed business decisions.
  • Proficient in HRIS tools.
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills, both verbal and written.
  • Effective interpersonal skills necessary to advise, counsel, recommend and approve actions on a variety of benefits issues.

For more information, contact Sarah Louise Nolan on 0873928655 or sarah- Alternatively, you can apply directly.