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Benefits Manager

Company: Clark Construction Group
Location: Bethesda
Posted on: June 18, 2022

Job Description:

About Clark ConstructionThere is a reason that Clark is a leader in the construction industry. Simply put, it's our people. From highways to hotels and hospitals to stadiums, we rely on the leadership, talents, and drive of our employees to bring great projects to light. Are you interested in becoming a part of our team? If so, take the next step and start building your career with us today.We are looking for an energetic, results-oriented individual to build and lead a critical part of Clark's business. In this highly visible role, you will have significant responsibility and make a strategic impact on our business. This role requires a strategic and customer focused individual.Primary Job Duties & Responsibilities:The benefits manager works with the Total Rewards team to execute Clark's strategy for its benefits and wellness programs.

  • Serve as a subject matter expert within and outside of the HR team.
  • Manage administration of Clark's benefits and wellness programs. This includes medical, dental, vision, life, long term disability, FSA, HSA, commuter, fitness reimbursement, EAP, COBRA, backup care, and wellness. Oversee monthly invoice processes. Develop and maintain vendor relationships for long term benefit strategies and administration as well as ongoing assessments and plan administration. Assist with implementation of new programs. Manage annual Total Rewards statements.
  • Manage federal and multi-state compliance requirements including 5500s, discrimination testing, ACA, DOL notifications, Medicare Part D notifications, state or contract "pay or play" initiatives, CMS COB requests, etc.
  • Manage Clark's wellness program from strategy to program execution to assessment.
  • Partner with Corporate Communications on benefit communications through multiple delivery channels (e.g., Intranet, recorded webinars/videos, and mailings). Oversee and participate in monthly Benefits 101 webinar.
  • Oversee Leave of Absence and Job Accommodation programs; ensure coordination with federal, state, and local jurisdictional leave and state pay (e.g., California, DC, San Francisco, and Washington State) and internal sick and leave policies.
  • Supervise Benefits Specialists.
  • Collaborate with HRIS to implement benefit configuration changes, rate updates, system upgrades, etc. Coordinate changes with Payroll (Office and Craft).
  • Work with HR Business Partners and Payroll to coordinate benefits for exiting employees including documentation preparation.Qualifications
    • 5+ years of progressive benefits experience; managerial experience preferred
    • Extensive knowledge of federal and state requirements including ERISA and other benefit compliance requirements
    • HRIS experience, preferably Workday
    • Able to confidentially maintain personal information. Understands and respects the sensitive nature of information and manages this responsibility to ensure issues are handled discreetly, effectively and efficiently
    • SHRM-CP/SCP, S/PHR, or related/similar certificationsCompetencies
      • Self-starter, results oriented team player
      • Ability to problem solve and negotiate outcomes
      • Takes initiative and ownership of projects
      • Strong research and data analysis techniques, including high proficiency with Excel
      • Strong interpersonal and communications skills, capable of explaining concepts clearly
      • Exceptional attention to detail and insistence on accuracy
      • Strong organizational skills, ability to multi-task and prioritize workload
      • Proficiency with Google SuiteWhy This is a Great MoveClark is a premier organization with outstanding people. We have a 100+ year history of success and a reputation for both high quality work and people. Here you'll be part of a team and culture that values people. You'll work in a HR team with senior leaders that have a reputation for building team members' careers, driving team engagement, and having an impact on the business. We are expanding our team and our influence. You can be yourself and be passionate about your work. And you'll have a clear impact on the success of the business and the talent in your client groups. Come join our winning team!
        HR Team Values: Create positive experiences, partner with integrity and trust, drive for results, be your best self to do your best work, common purpose, diverse contributions.CompensationClark is committed to competitive compensation that typically has key components including base salary, bonus incentive compensation based on personal and company performance.Search Firm and Employment Agency DisclaimerClark HR is the sole authorized representative of Clark Construction to execute any agreements with search firms, employment agencies or any employment vendor ("Vendor"). As a condition precedent to any entitlement for payment, a Vendor shall have both (1) Clark Construction Placement Agreement, and (2) an Engagement Job Order executed by an authorized Clark HR representative. Absent the properly executed documents, Clark HR shall have no obligation to make payment to the Vendor. Verbal or written communications from any employee of Clark Construction business units shall not be considered binding obligations. All resumes whether unsolicited or solicited shall be considered property of Clark HR.Drug Free Workplace/

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