22 days old

Benefits Manager

Vedder Price P.C.
Chicago, Illinois 60601
  • Job Type
  • Job Status
    Full Time

Vedder Price currently has an opportunity for a strategic-minded Benefits Manager to provide oversight and administration of  the firm’s global health & welfare and retirement benefit programs.  The Benefits Manager plays a critical role in proactively identifying benefits program development opportunities, ensuring compliance with all benefit regulatory and reporting matters, maintaining up-to-date benefit plan documents, firm leave policy documents, managing vendor relationships, and providing exceptional internal support.  This positon is resident in the firm’s Chicago Office. 

Overall Responsibilities:

  • Provides strategic direction and project management in the design, implementation and administration of all of the firm’s health & welfare and retirement plans.
  • Oversight and administration of the firm’s leaves of absence program.
  • Serves as primary point of contact to manage the firm’s benefits broker/vendor relationships. 
  • Continually evaluates and analyzes existing benefit plans and provides recommendations to firm management for implementation of new benefit programs to capitalize on competitive opportunities.  Uses data and metrics to make critical decisions; identifies patterns and reports findings & trends.
  • Manages plan compliance risk management and other regulatory compliance matters in collaboration with ERISA counsel, broker/consultants, vendors, and firm leadership.



  • Bachelor’s degree and a minimum of seven years of progressively responsible, directly related benefits program development and administration experience, with at least four years in a supervisory or managerial role. Equivalent combinations of education and experience will be considered.
  • Demonstrated experience in implementing Health & Welfare strategies as well as defining and implementing health & welfare business processes.
  • Demonstrated experience administering global benefits plans, specifically U.K. and Singapore.
  • Excellent client service, communication, interpersonal and organizational skills; the ability to interact well with all levels of management and staff, strong attention to detail; sound judgement and discretion and demonstrated problem solving skills; self-motivated, high energy and results-oriented individual who can establish trust and credibility quickly and be an effective team player.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of applicable state and federal laws and regulations e.g. ERISA, DOL, IRS, HIPPA, COBRA, FMLA, ADA, ACA, Section 125 and 401(k)
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office applications is required and experience with UltiPro HRIS systems preferred.
  • Experience in a professional services environment strongly preferred.
  • CEBS certification preferred.


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