EMPLOYEE BENEFITS OFFICER

THE ROLE

The incumbent administers the day-to-day activities associated with employee benefits including pension plans for the Group of Companies; oversees and maintains the records of registrations, renewals, billing for providers and update of the HRIS system databases; provides support and advice to all staff on benefits issues, ensuring adherence to established standards and regulations.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
1. Advises and counsels employees on the Company’s benefit plans and the enrollment process. 
2. Counsels employees and retirees on benefit information including medical, disability programs, group life, pension plans and retirement benefits and benefit payment options; assists employees in making informed decisions.
3. Co-ordinates and oversees Education Assistance Program for relevant employees.
4. Develops and coordinates database for computerization of benefit area records and programs; serves as liaison with relevant external agencies and providers in their computerization efforts.
5. Counsels and advises employees and coordinates procedures for adding and/or deleting beneficiaries, upgrading enrolment and facilitate adjustments required due to changes in employment status.
6. Resolves employee benefits questions and problems by interpreting benefits policies and procedures.
7. Develops and implements procedures for the orientation of new employees; provides counseling to new employees regarding benefits.
8. Monitoring and reviewing performance agreements with all insurance providers
9. Reconciliation of premium reports from insurance providers
10. Performs special projects as assigned.
11. Gathers and prepares data and assist in the preparation of reports, analyses, annual budgets and publications.
12. Administers and communicates employee benefits usage by preparing and distributing benefit reports.
13. Responsible for identifying problems and making recommendations for change

QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE

1. Bachelor’s degree in Human Resource Management or Business Administration 
2. Four years experience working in Human Resources Administration, preferably in the area of Employee Benefits.
3. Excellent oral and written communication skills
4. Working Knowledge of HRIS systems.

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