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Posted on 5/27/2021

Assistant Vice President Corporate Benefits Manager

Unum

Location

Portland, ME or Chattanooga, TN

CEBS Designation

Preferred

Description

AVP Corporate Benefits Manager

Unum is a company of people serving people. As one of the world's leading employee benefits providers and a Fortune 500 company, Unum's financial protection benefits help protect more than 36 million working people and their families from the financial impact of illness or injury. Headquartered in Chattanooga, Tennessee, Unum also has significant US operations in Portland, Maine, Baton Rouge, Louisiana and over 35 field offices nationwide. Colonial Life is headquartered in Columbia, South Carolina with over 40 field offices nationwide.

General Summary:
This position will report to the VP, of Global Total Rewards to develop strategy and direction for the health and welfare plans for the Enterprise as well as to lead the staff that will develop the tactical plans and execute the implementation of these strategies. This position has significant responsibility to the bottom-line performances of the Company and for employee appreciation and acceptance of these benefits. As such, it is responsible for developing and maintaining timely management reporting on items such as trends, ROI on programs, etc. and a close working relationship with Finance. This role will also contribute to the development and evaluation of initiatives and programs that support employee health and well-being globally. We will help with relocation to our Portland, ME or Chattanooga, TN office.

Principal Duties and Responsibilities:
• Accountable for the design, development and management of benefits and programs (e.g. Medical, Life, STD, LTD, BTA, VB, Flexible Spending Accounts)
• Evaluate and report on the strategic direction and design effectiveness of global health and insurance programs in meeting strategic objectives by:
     -Research, propose, implement new programs or modifications to existing plans/policies
     -Conduct and maintain current, comprehensive marketplace analysis
     -Monitor changing external environment including legal/regulatory and new trends in health and insurance benefits
• Responsible for overall governance, risk management and compliance of all benefits programs
• Develop and manage health and insurance partner relationships working towards optimal productivity and performance
• Accountable for the financial management of health and insurance benefit costs, and ensuring the pricing health and insurance benefits including negotiations of price and services
• Evaluate and report on the strategic direction and design effectiveness of global wellness and productivity initiatives in meeting strategic objectives, by:
     -Research, propose, implement new programs or modifications to existing plans/policies
     -Conduct and maintain current, comprehensive marketplace analysis
     -Monitor changing external environment for trends in wellness approaches to program design and regulatory environment
• Develop and manage partner relationships working towards optimal productivity and performance
• Partner with the head of wellbeing programs to assess the impact of wellness initiatives on health care costs and disability costs and employee productivity
• Partner with Absence Management Team on key initiatives and evaluation of effectiveness

Job Specifications:
• Bachelor’s degree required; Masters preferred.
• Strong experience providing leadership to and managing company non-retirement benefit programs
• Demonstrated experience as a thought-leader in employee benefits strategies and business results.
• Minimum 10 years progressive experience in health benefits strategies, design, plan management and compliance.
• Demonstrated success in managing health plans through both strategy phases as well as implementation and evaluation
• Excellent oral and written communication skills – ability to interpret technical/contractual language into easily understood text
• Demonstrated skill as a leader and a manager with a broader business orientation than only the technical aspects of health care design and management
• Strong negotiating, influencing, facilitation and interpersonal skills
• Strong financial skills
• Demonstrated experience leading organizational change with respect to benefits and an understanding of behavioral change strategies and demonstrated experience translating these strategies into health program design and communication.
• Track record for attracting, retaining and developing exceptional talent

Our company is built on helping individuals and families, and this starts with our employees. We want employees to maintain a positive balance, which is why we provide access to the benefits and resources they need to invest in themselves. From our onsite fitness facilities and generous paid time off to employee professional development programs, we are committed to helping employees live and work their best – both inside and outside the office.

Unum is an equal opportunity employer, considering all qualified applicants and employees for hiring, placement, and advancement, without regard to a person's race, color, religion, national origin, age, genetic information, military status, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, or protected veteran status.

Please apply directly by visiting careers.unum.com or via the following link https://careers.unum.com/global/en/job/818551/AVP-Corporate-Benefits-Manager

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