Aetna Senior Benefits Consultant - 41123BR in Hartford, Connecticut
Req ID: 41123BR
We are currently seeking a Senior Benefits Consultant for our Hartford, CT location. The successful candidate will execute and manage the timely and accurate delivery of employee and retiree health and welfare benefits, disability plans, wellness and incentive programs, financial benefits and related services for active employees, retirees and other customer groups.
The Senior Benefits Consultant is responsible for the day-to-day administration of employee and retiree health and welfare plans (including medical, dental, vision, flexible spending accounts, short term disability, long term disability, life insurance, COBRA, and other employee-paid benefits), retirement/financial plans including pension and 401(k), and other benefit plans as required. Through a shared services delivery model, the consultant is responsible for optimizing business results by:
Handles escalated benefit inquiries and interacts with employees at all business levels to respond to their needs
Understands and stays current on the demographics, habits and practices, needs and preferences of assigned consumer segments and uses this information in the design and delivery of benefits
Manages and provides effective vendor management and relationships with multiple internal and external service providers
Leads or participates in the development and implementation of marketing, communications, and training strategies and plans for assigned benefits and customer groups
Partners with Mergers and Acquisitions in the due-diligence, planning, integration, communication and onboarding of company acquisitions
Ensures compliance with applicable laws, regulations and rules
Identifies and uses metrics needed to assess return on investment in benefits regarding workforce productivity, and/or in consulting with business areas if/how benefits can impact workforce productivity
Applies continuous improvement methodologies and tools that will help transform our business to deliver customer value, a better experience for our people, and competitive excellence
Manage special projects, as assigned, in support of department priorities and/or professional development
May manage staff and/or project teams.
7+ years experience in administration of employees benefits plans/services including related financials
Demonstrated expertise in consulting, influencing, and working collaboratively across the org.
Highly experienced using key performance indicators that drive benefits design decisions
Project management experience for large company-wide programs
Experienced w/vendor management
The highest level of education desired for candidates in this position is a Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience.
LICENSES AND CERTIFICATIONS
Human Resources/Certified Employee Benefits Specialist is desired
Human Resources/Society of Human Resource Management (SHRM) is desired
Functional - Human Resources/Benefits Delivery - Health/7-10 Years
Functional - Human Resources/Benefits Delivery - wealth/7-10 Years
Functional - Human Resources/Benefits Delivery - welfare/7-10 Years
Functional - General Management/Vendor management (non-IT)/7-10 Years
Functional - General Management/Process & quality improvement/7-10 Years
Technical - Desktop Tools/TE Microsoft Excel/7-10 Years/End User
Technical - Desktop Tools/Microsoft Word/7-10 Years/End User
Technical - Desktop Tools/Microsoft SharePoint/7-10 Years/End User
General Business/Ensuring Project Discipline/ADVANCED
Leadership/Developing and Executing Strategy/MASTERY
Service/Improving constituent-focused Processes/MASTERY
General Business/Communicating for Impact/ADVANCED
General Business/Demonstrating Business and Industry Acumen/ADVANCED
Leadership/Driving a Culture of Compliance/FOUNDATION
ADDITIONAL JOB INFORMATION
Are you looking for a great opportunity to work in a challenging and fast paced work environment? HR Benefits Administration is an area that is very consumer focused which allows you to problem solve and be part of the solution. Were looking for leaders who can deliver exceptional experiences for our employees and provide strategic support to enable Aetna to achieve its mission of creating a Healthier World.
Aetna is about more than just doing a job. This is our opportunity to re-shape healthcare for America and across the globe. We are developing solutions to improve the quality and affordability of healthcare. What we do will benefit generations to come.
We care about each other, our customers and our communities. We are inspired to make a difference, and we are committed to integrity and excellence.
Together we will empower people to live healthier lives.
Aetna is an equal opportunity & affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment regardless of personal characteristics or status. We take affirmative action to recruit, select and develop women, people of color, veterans and individuals with disabilities.
We are a company built on excellence. We have a culture that values growth, achievement and diversity and a workplace where your voice can be heard.
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Job Function: Human Resources