Employee Benefits Assistant Manager

JOB FUNCTION: Human Resources
JOB TYPE: Temp to Hire
LOCATION: Little Falls, NJ
POSTED: Jan 13, 2023

Our client is a lead service provider of commute in New Jersey. They are seeking a Employee Benefits Assistant Manager to join their team!

Salary/Hourly Rate:

$70,000 Dependent on experience

Position Overview:

The Employee Benefits Assistant Manager assists with the administration of multiple health plans and life insurance benefits for active members, retirees, surviving spouses, and their dependents. The Employee Benefits Assistant Manager will also assist with new hire orientations, the open enrollment process, ensure the accuracy and timeliness of enrollments, and respond to health and life insurance plan inquiries from employees, participants, Labor, Union reps, and other interested parties.

Responsibilities of the Employee Benefits Assistant Manager:

  • Assist in the administration and management of employee health benefit plans
  • Manage productivity of consultant and vendor works
  • Assist with the management of all aspects of the annual health benefits open enrollment process
  • Coordinate activities as they relate to health benefits administration across various departments including pensions, payroll, human resources, and labor relations
  • Process and approve health benefit plan documentation, including enrollment, transfer and terminations for employees, retirees, and their dependents

Qualifications for the Employee Benefits Assistant Manager:

  • 1 year of applied experience in health and welfare benefits plan administration and understanding of health and welfare benefit programs
  • Strong customer service, time management, communication and organizational skills
  • Ability to work independently and effectively with employees at all levels of the organization including management and union members
  • Proficient in the use of Microsoft Word, Excel, and Power Point preferred
  • Public transportation experience preferred

Education Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree from a US Dept of Ed accredited college or university is required


  • Client provided benefits, upon eligibility
As a woman-owned firm, we value diversity. We are an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer and will consider all applications without regard to race, sex (including gender, pregnancy, sexual orientation and gender identity), age, color, religion or creed, national origin or ancestry, veteran status, disability (physical or mental), genetic information, citizenship or any other characteristic protected by law. We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request an accommodation.
Position ID: 117347