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NextEra Energy Sr Benefits Consultant in Juno Beach, Florida

Sr Benefits Consultant

Date:Jan 13, 2021

Primary Location:Juno Beach, FL, US, 33408

Company:NextEra Energy Requisition ID: 49848

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Position Specific Description The ideal candidate will have Benefit Plan Administration (including vendor management) experience with an understanding of benefit plan compliance requirements including ERISA. This opportunity is for a self-starter who enjoys working in a fast paced environment. The candidate should possess the ability to utilize critical thinking skills to troubleshoot and bring issues to resolution, as well as assist with analysis that is thoughtful, accurate and cost effective. Strong interpersonal skills are required to handle sensitive and confidential employee related concerns. Role will require ability to manage projects, with guidance, involving cross-functional teams with internal or external customers including vendors. The candidate will also have strong attention to detail, bias for action, collaborative teamwork skills, excellent written and verbal communication skills, and a proven multitasking track record. Experience with Microsoft office suite (Excel, Word and PowerPoint) strongly preferred.

Job Overview

Employees in this role participate in 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. This job will serve as a mentor, coach or project lead to other team members. Job Duties & Responsibilities

  • Participates in the design, planning, and administration of corporate employee benefits programs
  • Plans and administers policies and develops solutions to complex or unusual problems
  • 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 in preparation of or in response to labor contract negotiations
  • Communicates negotiated benefit changes to appropriate parties, including the benefits administrator to ensure that benefit plans reflect negotiated benefit changes
  • Works 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
  • Participates in or leads ongoing employee communications such as summary plan descriptions, summary annual reports, Benefits Bulletin, etc.
  • Participates in or leads the annual benefits open enrollment process including plan and employee communication, coordinating tasks internally and ensuring that the HRIS system is updated with new employee costs and enrollments
  • 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: 5+ years

Preferred Qualifications

  • Master's Degree
  • Certified Benefits Professional (CBP)
  • Certified EE Benefit Specialist (CEBS)

Employee Group: Exempt Employee Type: Full Time Job Category: Human Resources Organization: Florida Power & Light Company Location: Juno Beach, Florida Other Work Locations: Florida Relocation Provided: No

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