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Manager Benefits - Waco, TX

  • December 27, 2018 8:26 PM
    Message # 6974167
    Heather Jones (Administrator)

    Manager Benefits

    Location: Waco, TX

    This position is responsible for managing the organization's employee benefits program including but not limited to group medical, dental, vision, life, short-term disability, long-term disability, 401(k) and related coverages. Interfacing with consultants, vendors, and others as necessary. The supervision of the Benefits Department teammates.

    • Proactively work to reduce costs, improve or enhance benefits program to increase teammate satisfaction or improve processes to increase customer satisfaction, to support company goals.
    • Supervise the funding, reporting, auditing and reconciliation process of health and welfare and retirement programs.  This includes the payment of invoices, and budget preparation.
    • Provide fiduciary responsibility over all plans including review and response to all plan appeals.
    • Lead and manage projects, provide direction on company benefit strategies, establish priorities and manage multiple priorities.
    • Provide direction to and manage relationships with several third-party vendors and broker.
    • Remain current on legislative and IRS changes relative to plan regulations and procedure to ensure compliance.
    • Ensure all plan documents and summary plan descriptions are current, correct, in compliance and distributed.
    • Implement smooth transitions to new benefit programs.
    • Develop or contribute to the development of teammate communications.
    • Provide direction of subsidiary benefit plans, and integration of their teammates into the company plan, where applicable.
    • Manage and enhance each year the open enrollment process.
    • Lead a team of four teammates ensuring each team member receives development opportunities.
    • Communicate well with all levels of the organization, including Executive Leadership.
    • Manage the annual benefit planning process and make recommendations to executive team.


    • Must have bachelor's degree
    • 5 years’ experience in benefits.
    • Have leadership abilities, can communicate both verbal and written, have a professional attitude and appearance, a highly organized individual with a strong self-confidence, multi-task oriented decision maker who can plan for success.
    • Have strong MS Office skills including Word and Excel. PowerPoint will be useful;
    • PeopleSoft experience preferred.
    • Must be willing to travel as requested.

    If you are interested and qualified, please send a “Word” copy of your resume/CV and salary requirements to the address below.  When applying, please indicate the job and the location in the subject line of your e-mail. 

    Jericho HR Group

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