Senior Benefits HR Service Representative

<p>With more than 7,000 employees, we are the largest health insurance company in Michigan. We offer an exciting work environment with a diverse group of employees. Our goal is to make health insurance easier for our members. We want to transform the industry and become a resource that people can trust.</p>

Detroit, MI

Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan

When you think of <a href="" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer">Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan</a> for health insurance, you can know you&rsquo;re getting much more. We're a company founded on a tradition of affordable, quality health care for everyone, improving the present and investing in the future.<br /><br />We offer:<br />Plans for employers and individuals that meet today&rsquo;s needs, budgets and lifestyle<br />The largest network of doctors and hospitals in the state<br />Lower health care costs Higher quality health care<br />Award-winning diversity practices<br />Grants and programs that promote better health throughout Michigan<br /><strong><br />Mission:&nbsp;</strong>We commit to being our members&rsquo; trusted partner by providing affordable, innovative products that improve their care and health.<br /><br /><a href="" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer"><strong>Click here</strong></a> to learn more about our commitment to our Social Mission, view company updates and reviews, and view our awards &amp; accolades.<br /><br />Learn more about your options as an external candidate. <a href="" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer">Click here</a> to view open positions.

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Competitive Total Compensation Package

Overview: Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan is looking for a Senior HR Benefits Representative to join the corporate Employee Benefits team in downtown Detroit. The Senior HR Benefits Representative will plan for and execute enterprise-wide employee benefits-related projects to drive efficiencies and improvements in benefit plan and service performance of health, long and short term disability, vision, dental, life, AD&amp;D, ACA, EAP, FSA and other programs.<br /><br /><span style="text-decoration: underline;"><strong>What Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan offers:</strong></span><br /><br /> <ul> <li>As a BCBSM employee, you&rsquo;ll receive a very competitive total compensation package, including generous benefits with several health coverage options, wellness programs, vision and dental offerings, life and AD&amp;D insurance, tuition reimbursement, discount programs, 401(k) with company match, a defined benefit plan as well as a corporate incentive program.</li> <li>Additionally, BCBSM prides itself in providing employees various opportunities to grow professionally through participation in dozens of employee resource networks and hundreds of learning options. In fact, Training Magazine named BCBSM #5 in their &ldquo;2016 Top 125&rdquo; list of companies nationwide recognized for excellence in employee training and development programs.</li> <li>If you&rsquo;re looking for interesting and challenging work in a dynamic industry with competitive pay and benefits and a company culture that values growth and development, join BCBSM!</li> </ul>
Responsibilities: <span style="text-decoration: underline;"><strong>What the Senior HR Benefits Representative will do:</strong></span><br /><br /> <ul> <li>Leverage employee benefits expertise and project management skills to manage and monitor multiple benefits-related projects by establishing project objectives and supporting project plans to drive desired outcomes and establish regular cadence of status reporting</li> <li>Identify, analyze, recommend, communicate and manage implementation of solutions to employee benefits-related issues or problems that negatively impact stakeholders&rsquo; experiences</li> <li>Plan and execute awareness campaigns regarding employee benefit plan options</li> <li>Represent the Benefits team on corporate workgroups (e.g. national health care reform, annual open enrollment)</li> <li>Develop and revise ERISA plan documents and summary plan information</li> <li>Identify, propose and implement improvement opportunities related to benefit offerings and / or supporting processes / practices</li> <li>Develop and maintain applicable documentation, reports, job aids, work flows, etc to aid specific projects and project objectives</li> <li>Leverage ability to influence without direct authority to lead cross-functional project teams and ensure milestones are met</li> <li>To a limited extent, coach and mentor individuals on the project teams and provides feedback on project team members&rsquo; performance</li> <li>Facilitate compliance audits</li> <li>Perform other duties as requested</li> </ul> <p style="font-weight: 400;"><strong><u>Corporate Requirements:</u></strong></p> <ul> <li style="font-weight: 400;">Coordinate various Human Resources functions including but not limited to recruitment, employment, labor relations, compensation, benefits administration, retirement administration, employee services, training and employee health.</li> <li>Independently resolve more complex employee and management inquiries that arise as a result of daily work routines abiding by all corporate and employee policies and procedures.&nbsp;</li> <li>Develop plans for proposed Human Resources systems; monitor the implementation and operation of approved systems.&nbsp;</li> <li>Lead work groups composed of various areas in the corporation to complete projects and/or tasks.&nbsp;</li> <li>Identify and analyze business problems and devise procedures and solutions to the problems.&nbsp;</li> <li>Assist personnel (both internal and external) by answering questions, supplying information and training as necessary.&nbsp;</li> <li>Develop, maintain and produce monthly, quarterly or annual reports as required.&nbsp;</li> <li>Research, analyze and develop information to support Human Resources policies and procedures in daily dealings with&nbsp;individuals and/or departments in the corporation.&nbsp;</li> <li>Prepare presentations on Human Resources related topics.&nbsp;</li> <li>Provide information for internal and external audits and market surveys as necessary.</li> </ul>
Requirements: <p style="font-weight: 400;"><strong><u>What the Benefits Project Leader will bring:</u></strong></p> <ul style="font-weight: 400;"> <li>Bachelor's Degree in Human Resources Management or related field preferred</li> <li>Five years experience in Human Resources with at least three years employee benefit experience</li> <li>Three years experience in working on corporate workgroups / project teams</li> <li>Excellent analytical, organization, time management, project management, problem resolution, and verbal / written communication skills</li> <li>Ability to work independently within established deadlines</li> <li>Proven success leading projects through influence vs. direct authority</li> <li>Proficiency in current industry standard PC applications and systems (i.e., Excel, Word).</li> <li>Thorough knowledge of applicable Human Resources laws (i.e., ACA, FMLA, ERISA, COBRA, HIPAA, FLSA, OSHA, etc.).</li> <li>Must be self-motivated, able to work independently and within established deadlines.</li> <li>Other related skills and/or abilities may be required to perform this job.</li> </ul>