Benefits Specialist
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Our Human Resources department is in search of a Benefits Specialist to be a part of our team. You should be able to design and implement various employee benefits programs and policies. Besides, you should also be able to explain insurance schemes to employees and resolve any of their queries. Also, you should be able to design and make necessary changes to the employee benefits structure.  

You should be able to maintain and update the employee benefits profiles regularly. Moreover, you should be able to coordinate and negotiate with insurance service providers on behalf of the company. You should also be able to calculate the company’s costs and expenses to the benefits offered to the employees. 

As a Benefits Specialist, you should have complete knowledge of the benefits processes. In addition to this, you should have excellent communication and negotiation skills. Also, you should display strong leadership as well as collaborative skills. A candidate with proven work experience in this field will be considered. 

Send in your application right away if you can take up the job responsibilities. We would like to hear from you.  


  • Designing employee benefits program and explaining the same to the employees 

  • Explaining insurance schemes and benefits to employees 

  • Addressing any employee queries on the benefits programs 

  • Preparing and holding presentations for employees to educate about the benefits program 

  • Designing and making changes to the benefits structure 

  • Ensuring that the benefits program and company’s policies adhere to the legal guidelines 

  • Maintaining and updating employee benefits profiles 

  • Calculating and determining the company’s cost for the benefits offered 

  • Managing employee’s health insurance plans 

  • Coordinating with the Benefits Administrator to ensure employee benefits and payroll deductions are calculated accurately 

  • Liaising between employees and insurance service providers 

  • Staying up-to-date with the laws and regulations on employee benefits 


  • Bachelor’s degree in Human Resources Management, Business Administration, or a related field 

  • 3-5 years of work experience as a Benefits Specialist, Benefits Administrator or a similar position in the Human Resources department 

  • CMS or GBA certification is mandatory 

  • Complete knowledge of various employee benefits programs and legal guidelines governing the same 

  • Excellent communication, presentation, and negotiation skills 

  • Good time management and organizational skills 

  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills 

  • Ability to work independently and collaboratively 

  • Ability to conduct in-depth research 

  • Highly motivated and reliable individual 

  • Having an excellent eye for detail 

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office tools 

  • Ability to provide excellent customer service 

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