Mastech Digital is an IT Staffing and Digital Transformation Services company.

Employee Benefits Consultant

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Location: Oakland, CA
Job Code: 222429
Posted: Nov 20, 2020

Mastech Digital provides digital and mainstream technology staff as well as Digital Transformation Services for all American Corporations. We are currently seeking an Employee Benefits Consultant for our client in the Healthcare domain. We value our professionals, providing comprehensive benefits and the opportunity for growth. This is a Contract position and the client is looking for someone to start immediately.

Duration: 09 Months Contract

Location: Oakland, CA (Remote as of now)

Role: Employee Benefits Consultant

Primary Skills: Human Capital Management (HCM)

Role Description: The Employee Benefits Consultant must have at least 3-5 years of experience. In this role, you will define Contribution focus, transactional experience and knowledge of HR systems.

You will process manual transactions for multiple retirement savings plan. Working experience with Vanguard would be a plus. Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Suite (Excel, etc.) and Oracle HCM.

You will also enhance and maintain customer focus through delivery of benefit services in the Service Area via meeting the needs of represented and non-represented employees through group employee meetings and individual counseling during key or critical events such as new hire, change in status, retirement, off work leave, death, RIFs, etc. 

You will provide trend information, interpretations, alternatives and analytical support to the Service Area, Legal, the HR Service Center and other HR staff. 

(will sub. BA degree for 4 more years of exp)

Essential Functions:

- Provides sound interpretation and application of HR policies, collective bargaining agreements and law when answering employee questions. 

- Collaborates and coordinates with external departments/other areas to ensure proper execution of benefits plans/programs and related policies.

- Provides guidance, interpretations, training and counseling to employees, managers and other HR staff on benefits programs and related HR policies and procedures in the Service Area.

- Supports Legal and Labor in grievance and the claims settlement/implementation processes as needed.

- Participates in the development of benefit training modules and delivery systems to provide the local service area with procedural guidance and administrative tools.

- Coordinates and conducts training focused on managers and HR staff in the Service Area.

- Assesses and validates employee educational and informational needs. 

- Complies with legislated ""right-to-know"" provisions.

- May recommend, design, develop, coordinate and deliver benefit information and preretirement programs to the employees.

- Assists in monitoring benefits administration to maintain consistency in application, minimize potential liability, and ensure compliance with federal and state legislation.

- Coordinates with the HR Service Center, regional Benefits Office and local HR office to deliver integrated services to employee population.

- Assists in delivering communication strategies and campaigns which support the objectives of HR and the strategic direction of the organization.

- Ensures communications and materials to employees, managers and other HR staff are appropriate and current.

- Uses considerable judgment and initiative to resolve issues, interpret policy, and identify and carry out job related responsibilities.

- Maintains up to date benefit policy and procedure documentation for use by local Service Area.

- Communicates with others in the broader organization to resolve issues and coordinate responses as needed.

- May be called upon to assist with HR special projects.

- Required experience: 1-5 years

- Prepare post-retirement medical packets, advise physicians regarding retirement options, support the other Specialists and Supervisor, Adhoc tasks

Education: Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Electrical/Electronic Engineering, Information Technology or another related field or Equivalent.

Experience: Minimum 3+ years

Relocation: This position will cover relocation expenses

Travel: No

Local Preferred: Yes, Local candidates of Bay area needed near Oakland, CA

Recruiter Name: Rajiv Kumar

Recruiter Phone: 412.436.0333 (Ext: 2228)

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