Job title: National Benefits Analyst

Company: LafargeHolcim

Job description: Overview:The Benefits Analyst will lead the Lafarge wellness program while supporting employee benefits and organizational health initiatives for Lafarge Canada. The incumbent will continually evolve the integrated strategy to support a diverse and multigenerational workforce of employees.Responsibilities:Safety:

  • Enhances the safety culture of Lafarge by adhering to safety policies, taking ownership for ensuring a safe workplace and demonstrating support to organizational safety initiatives

Key Responsibilities:

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  • Proactively identifies gaps in processes and makes recommendations for improvements to enable efficient benefits delivery, including the ROI of proposed changes
  • Leads revisions of programs to ensure continued support and fulfilment of employee needs by taking an innovative and forward-looking approach that is financially sound
  • Has a strong understanding of different benefit plan options and technology enablers and make recommendations on digital delivery options and services
  • Serves as the escalation point for matters related to health and benefits by acting as the tier 2 point of contact for benefit issues within the company, collaborating with HR and the business to ensure resolution of issues
  • Ensures retiree taxable benefits (Quebec medical + life insurance) are accurately calculated and reported on tax receipts.
  • Manages submitted document change forms (DCFs) by working with HR/LR on the amendments and coordinating implementation of benefit plan changes with external vendors, including reviewing contracts and booklets for changes.
  • Provides support for benefit program implementations and rollouts.
  • Assists with the preparation and delivery of employee education sessions.
  • Coordinates, drafts and reviews program related communication materials
  • Maintains PenBen file and acts as the super-user.
  • Assists with preparation and tracking of severance letters
  • Supports the annual post-retirement valuation, data collections, and submission of data to vendors.
  • Coordinates the annual taxable benefit reporting process for actives, retirees & Quebec actives/retirees.
  • Manages the annual benefit enrolment exercise.
  • Manages annual audits by responding to auditor’s inquiries
  • Documents/maintains administrative procedures and policies related to benefit & wellness programs.
  • Maintains current knowledge of related government rules and regulations for benefits and other applicable labour and/or tax laws and regulations.
  • Assists with and participates in special projects, strategic initiatives (negotiations, plan mergers) as well as M&A/divestiture activities.
  • Champions a culture where individuals are given the opportunity to practice wellness and feel empowered to take ownership of their health
  • Researches, analyzes and interprets existing / proposed statutory requirements governing benefits and wellness plans and recommend appropriate course of action
  • Provides training and delegates level appropriate tasks to Admin Support.
  • Supports the work of the broader Total Rewards team as required

Vendor Management:
● Coordinates with home/auto discount vendors on mailings every two to three years.
● Works with consultants and vendors on business travel/AD&D renewals.
● Works with vendors on fitness membership & executive medical renewals.
● Supervises management of external vendors (e.g. insurers, administrators, consultants)
● Coordinates the implementation of benefit plan changes with external vendors, including reviewing contracts and booklets for changes
● Fulfills compliance requirements for regulatory and internal reporting requirements and manage the process within Lafarge and between external vendors
● Manages the annual service award programs with external vendor(s).
Relationships to Others:
● Country HR teams
● Labor Relations Team
● All Lafarge employees and retirees
● Business Service CentreQualifications:Education:
● Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, Finance, Human Resource Administration or other related field combined with specialized training in benefits administration or compensation (i.e. CHRL, CEBS, CCP)
Experience and Skill Set:
● Strong preference for bilingualism in French and English
● 3-5 years of progressive corporate benefits experience with an emphasis on managing and executing multiple initiatives and process enhancements;
● Passionate about elevating the employee experience, corporate health and wellness, approaching the challenge from a user-centric design perspective, and bringing fresh ideas and creative thinking to the table;
● Strong benefits industry and market knowledge of competitive landscape;
● Deep understanding of benefits plan administration, cost modelling and impact assessment of plan changes;
● A team player with a natural propensity to build and leverage strong internal networks to get the job done;
● A strong communicator, compelling storyteller and influencer with the ability to gain support and sponsorship from a variety of stakeholders to participate in and champion a true wellness experience;
● Ability to use data to make informed recommendations, ask thought provoking questions, and bring fresh thinking to the table;
● Willingness to roll up your sleeves, be a bold agent for change, and walk the talk when it comes to supporting employee wellness.
● Superior analytical, research and problem solving skills
● Proficient in MS Excel and PowerPoint
● Knowledge of provincial and federal laws pertinent to benefit administration.We thank you for your interest. Only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted. Lafarge is committed to the principles of employment equity and encourages the applications from women, visible minorities, and persons with disabilities.Lafarge Canada Inc. welcomes and encourages applications from people with disabilities. In Ontario, our organization/business is committed to fulfilling our requirements under the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act. Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process.YOUR LAFARGE EXPERIENCE
At Lafarge, there is endless opportunity for you to play your part. Whether you’re in a technical, managerial, or frontline role, you can shape a career that works for you. With us you’ll have the chance to embrace the passion we share for our planet. You’ll be encouraged to seek out diverse perspectives, share your ideas and build the skills and connections you need to perform at your best. Because it’s only when we work together in a culture where everyone thrives, that we can build the world we all want to live in.

Location: Mississauga, ON

Job date: Wed, 26 Jun 2024 22:27:46 GMT