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POST DATE 9/15/2016
END DATE 10/25/2016

UTi Worldwide Inc. Clark, NJ

Company
UTi Worldwide Inc.
Job Classification
Full Time
Company Ref #
HUM-16-00012
AJE Ref #
576184957
Location
Clark, NJ
Experience
Mid-Career (2 - 15 years)
Job Type
Regular
Education
Bachelors Degree

JOB DESCRIPTION

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SUMMARY

The Benefits Specialist role is responsible for developing and optimizing work standardization processes for HR Shared Services as well as being an escalation point for all employees benefits related issues. This role is responsible for creating, administering and monitoring of Benefits Compliance Programs for the U.S. and Canada, Puerto Rico.



ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

* Works with the Benefits Manager on the annual plan audit / operational assessment of the Medical, Dental, Vision Plans as well as US, Canada, and Puerto Rico Annual Enrollment.

* Processes Life Insurance claims, 401k Administration,

* Oversees the integration with Workday including vendor integration, business processes, weekly audits, terminations and open enrollment.

* Manages all leave administration and medical support orders to include ADA, FMLA, State Leave, etc.

* Conducts all Non-Discrimination testing.

* Serves as a liaison with third party administrators and employees to resolve any problems with claims and eligibility.

* Develops benefit metrics, reports, and presents to senior leaders recommendations regarding trends.

* Responsible for compliance reviews and notes trends that may optimize business plans.

* Mitigates risk by developing solid collection and reporting procedures and leads audits conducted by federal and state agencies,

* Run reports and provides insight into key patterns and trends in HR benefits and compensation metrics,

* Provides analysis on HR data by tracking trends and developments in various functional areas.

* Develops knowledge of business unit supported to understand jobs and compensation practices in the market for similar jobs.

* Responds to escalated compensation inquiries from shared services and business unit inquiries regarding compensation related issues,

* Creates training programs and communications for business units and oversees the training of Employees and HR Team members to ensure understanding and program changes of benefit and compensation programs.



OTHER DUTIES

* Performs other duties as required



SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES

None





Position Requirements

MINIMUM REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS



Education and/or Experience

Bachelor s degree or equivalent work experience

3 years in an HR Role with a focus in benefits



SKILLS, KNOWLEDGE AND ABILITIES



Computer Skills

Proficiency in Workday, MS Outlook, Microsoft Word and PowerPoint

Intermediate skills in Excel required

Language Skills

English (reading, writing, and verbal)

Mathematical Skills

Intermediate

Other Skills

Demonstrated experience in Leave Management including knowledge of both State & Federal leave of absence laws

Experience with relevant HR systems, applications, and tools, metrics data, and business intelligence tactics
Data analysis and report writing skills
Strong communication written/verbal (employee communications, presentations and program marketing materials)

Keen attention to detail and the ability to multi-task
Strong customer focus
Ability to influence others, lead indirect teams
Demonstrated ability to drive change
Project management skills
Clear process focus, systematic, organized
Effective at managing multiple priorities.



PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

4-5 years in an HR Role with a focus in benefits and compensation



CERTIFICATIONS, LICENSES, OR PROFESSIONAL DESIGNATIONS

Certified Benefit Professional, Certified Compensation Professional, PHR, or SHRM-CP will be an advantage

Close Date
10/31/2016

EOE Statement
We are an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.

Category
Human Resources

Post Internal Days
0

Number of Openings
1

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