Merz North America, Inc
Benefits Specialist (Project Management)
Merz is committed to the total health and wellness of our employees and their families. Our comprehensive total wellness program focuses not just on physical health and wellness, but also on mental health and wellness and financial health wellness. We're proud to have been recognized as one of the Healthiest Employers in the Triangle for 5 consecutive years.
The Benefits Specialist role is responsible for providing benefit program support to both Regional and Global Aesthetic employees. As part of our Total Wellness team, you will support benefit events and new program launches, assist employees with benefit questions, and partner with internal and external stakeholders to ensure successful benefit program administration.
If you are customer-obsessed, have a passion for health and wellness, and are looking to join a dynamic and rewarding organization, we invite you to check us out!
Essential Duties and Responsibilities
Manage employee Leave of Absence (LOA) process: Counsels' employees on leave of absence process and benefits available including the Family Medical Leave Act, Paid Time Off (PTO), short-term disability benefits, and Paid Parental Leave. Manage vendor partner and review and track Family Medical Leave and disability benefit determinations. Calculate payment due to employee on leave of absence and provide payment instructions to payroll. Follow up as needed with employee and manager on expected return-to-work date. Update employee status in UltiPro as needed.
Manage benefits email inbox:
Respond to employee inquiries within 72 hours
Job Related Qualifications/Skills
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities