A benefits manager is a supervisory position in a company's Human Resources (HR) department. Benefits managers' primary role is to handle all issues related to employee benefits. Usually in most medium and large-sized companies, much of this benefit work revolves around employee health care insurance and related programs, but it can also include other aspects as well.
Benefits Manager Tasks
Manage the selection, training and development of benefits staff who administer benefit programs and respond to employee inquiries.
Propose cost and time efficient changes to benefits programs, manage the annual benefit budgets.
Ensure compliance of all plans and programs with governmental regulatory agencies.
Manage vendors to ensure services are delivered within contractual agreements.