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NextEra Energy Benefits Lead in Juno Beach, Florida

Benefits Lead

Date: Sep 23, 2022

Location(s): Juno Beach, FL, US, 33408

Company: NextEra Energy

Requisition ID: 66288

is America’s largest electric company, providing clean, affordable, and reliable electricity to more than 12 million people in Florida. We operate one of the cleanest power generation fleets in the U.S. and our reliability is among the best in the nation. Our goal is to achieve Real Zero carbon emissions from our operations by 2045 by expanding our solar capacity, increasing battery storage and bringing new renewable energy opportunities to Florida, while improving customer affordability and reliability. Are you interested in becoming a game-changer in the energy industry? Join our world-class team today!

Position Specific Description

Our innovative benefits team designs and administers comprehensive benefits for our 15,000 employees and our retirees. This position will work on the benefits strategy team, responsibilities may include:

• Working with our Marketing and Communication team on benefits communications to increase employee awareness and engagement with our benefit programs

• Leading strategy reviews, including vendor RFPs, evaluations, and recommendations

• Working on benefits related union negotiations

• Leading special projects, such as open enrollment

• Coordinating participation in special events, such as the benefits booth in the annual quality and safety expo and employee resource group events

• Gathering feedback from employees through focus groups and other channels

Successful candidates will bring a passion for supporting our employees and their family members, excellent communication skills, and strong project management skills.

Job Overview

Employees in this role serve as a subject matter expert to lead the planning, implementation, and administration of one or more cost-effective benefit programs including life, retirement, medical, dental, vision, workers compensation, disability, time-off, health and welfare plans.

Job Duties & Responsibilities

  • Serves as project manager and subject matter expert to lead a team of individuals through planning, design and implementation of various benefit projects

  • Identifies process improvements, prepares analysis and presentations and recommends changes to appropriate leaders

  • Participates in annual renewals, preparing applicable annual government reporting and non-discrimination tests, tracking cost or loss trends

  • Prepares cost analysis of employee benefits

  • Communicates negotiated benefit changes to appropriate parties, including the benefits administrator to ensure that benefit plans reflect negotiated benefit changes

  • Partners with legal counsel, vendors and insurance providers on plan modifications, communication and annual renewals

  • Coordinates the integration of acquired employee benefit programs with existing programs

  • Leads ongoing employee communications such as summary plan descriptions, summary annual reports, Benefits Bulletin, etc.

  • Leads or participates in the annual benefits open enrollment process including plan and employee communication

  • Analyzes benefit programs, external survey data and market trends and develops recommendations for review by management

  • Serves as mentor, coach or project lead to team members

  • Performs other job-related duties as assigned

Required Qualifications

  • High School Grad / GED

  • Bachelor’s or Equivalent Experience

  • Experience: 6+ years

Preferred Qualifications

  • Master’s - Business Administration

Employee Group: Exempt

Employee Type: Full Time

Job Category: Human Resources

Organization: Florida Power & Light Company

Relocation Provided: Yes, if applicable

Where permitted by applicable law, NextEra Energy requires all employees and new hires to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 or be willing to receive the COVID-19 vaccination on or before the first day of employment.

NextEra Energy is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Qualified applicants are considered for employment without regard to race, color, age, national origin, religion, marital status, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, genetics, disability, protected veteran status or any other basis prohibited by law. We are committed to a diverse and inclusive workplace.

NextEra Energy provides reasonable accommodation in its application and selection process for qualified individuals, including accommodations related to compliance with conditional job offer requirements, consistent with federal, state, and local laws. Supporting medical or religious documentation will be required where applicable and permitted by applicable law. To request a reasonable accommodation, please send an e-mail to, providing your name, telephone number and the best time for us to reach you. Alternatively, you may call 1-844-694-4748. Please do not use this line to inquire about your application status.

NextEra Energy will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information.

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