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Benefits Manager

Sacramento, CA 95826

Posted: 06/07/2023 Employment Type: DirectHire Industry: None Job Number: 1658088

Job Description

Pacific Staffing is recruiting for a Benefits Manager for a progressive organization based in the greater Sacramento region. Our client offers competitive pay, a generous benefits package and a flexible (hybrid) work environment. The Benefits manager will lead the administration of employee benefits programs to include leave of absence, retirement plans; medical, dental, vision; life insurance plans; temporary disability programs; and wellness programs.

The ideal candidate must have previous experience working in human resources and administering benefits. Excellent ability to analyze data and develop written communication regarding benefits programs is required. Salary: $115k-$135k DOE.

  • Assist in the strategic planning, design, and implementation of all employee benefit programs.
  • Manage and oversee the administration of employee health and welfare benefits, wellness, and leave of absence programs.
  • Manage annual open enrollment including preparation and delivery of all communications.
  • Evaluate benefits coverage and negotiate with brokers and vendors. Manage benchmarking, and cost analysis as well as policy and strategy implementation.
  • Implement new plans and/or changes to existing plans by preparing announcement materials, plan summary documents and other media for communicating plans to employees.
  • Conduct employee meetings and arrange for enrollment.
  • Enhance employee benefits communications and messages to ensure benefits are understood and valued.
  • Ensure compliance with all regulatory requirements by maintaining a strict compliance schedule and continually assessing the company s benefit plans and processes.
  • Oversee carrier bill reconciliation.
  • Perform other jobs as assigned.

  • 7-10 years of experience in the areas of health and welfare benefits administration, and 401(k) administration for a workforce of 1, 000+ employees.
  • Minimum of four years management experience is preferred.
  • Bachelor s Degree in related field or equivalent work experience.
  • SPHR, CPP and/or CEBS designation preferred.
  • Effective oral and written communication skills required.
  • Solid presentation skills.
  • Knowledge and ability to use independent judgment related to benefit laws and regulations as well as company policies and procedures.
  • Knowledge of HRIS/Benefit enrollment portal administration.
  • Strong analytical skills, critical thinking/judgment skills, and attention to detail.
  • Ability to manage and lead staff to excellent performance.
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office products, specifically Excel, at an intermediate to advanced level.
  • Must be highly organized and a team player.
  • Ability to work well and partner with all levels of the organization.
  • Strong project management skills.
  • Ability to handle multiple projects, adjust to shifting priorities and meet deadlines.
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