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Benefits Manager - Extended Health Benefits - Temporary Maternity Leave

Other

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Edmonton

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Temporary Full Time

Date posted

November 25, 2021

Closing date

December 25, 2021

Let’s impact lives for the better!

Alberta Blue Cross® is Alberta based, not-for-profit and dedicated to delivering exceptional customer experience and community leadership. We’re committed to providing the best health coverage to over 1.8 million members and take an active role in promoting the wellness of all Albertans. We believe in what we do—and place trust in our employees to deliver our vision.

Working at Alberta Blue Cross® means having a career where you’ll be recognized for your contributions. We value diversity, encourage our employees to maintain a healthy work-life balance and provide opportunities for training and career growth.

OVERVIEW:

Alberta Blue Cross® has an immediate opening for an enthusiastic, team-oriented, results-driven Extended Health Benefits Manager to join our team.  The ideal candidate enjoys building relationships with clients, develops rapport quickly and has a proven track record for delivering excellent presentations.  

This position plays a pivotal role in providing expert resource and leadership in the development of extended health benefit management offerings, and in showcasing Alberta Blue Cross’® expertise and value in extended health benefits management.  Examples of extended health benefits covered by Alberta Blue Cross® includes paramedical, medical durable equipment, and vision benefits, to name a few.

WHAT YOU WILL DO:

  • Advises and supports internal and external stakeholders on issues related to the management of the extended health benefits.  This includes support for presentations and meetings, and the provision of information to increase understanding of Alberta Blue Cross products and programs.
  • Coordinates extended health benefit utilization reviews and work in collaboration to analyze benefit management reporting to derive recommendations for senior management and plan sponsors.
  • Based on a solid understanding of the industry, the Benefits Manager continually monitors the extended health environment in order to proactively identify issues that could affect Alberta Blue Cross®’ benefit management strategies.
  • Provides analysis and recommendations to senior management and supports the development of extended health benefit plan management strategies and products, to ensure Alberta Blue Cross®’  benefit management capabilities are innovative, competitive and contributes to ensuring plan sustainability.
  • Researches issues thoroughly and develops insightful and workable recommendations.
  • Contributes to the development, maintenance, and enhancement of Alberta Blue Cross relationships with our key stakeholders.

YOU WILL HAVE:

  • Post-secondary education in a medical or health related field and a minimum of five years of related work experience in benefits management.
  • Demonstrated planning, organizational, and presentation skills.
  • A proven track record in leadership roles.
  • Proven research skills in the analysis of complex issues.
  • Exceptional proficiency in developing and maintaining positive customer relationships over extended periods of time.
  • Exemplary interpersonal skills supported by excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Proven commitment to providing superior levels of customer support.
  • Proficient with the use of Microsoft Office products.

Alberta Blue Cross® is an inclusive employer committed to a workplace that reflects the diversity of the communities we serve. We empower and are advocates for our employees by welcoming, respecting and valuing their unique perspectives, backgrounds, and experiences.

We offer a competitive salary and benefits package and the opportunity to work in an innovative, high-energy team-focused environment. This position will remain open until a suitable candidate is selected.  If you have the qualifications we are looking for, apply online at
careers.ab.bluecross.ca

COVID-19 Vaccination Notice: Alberta Blue Cross® has a COVID-19 Vaccination Policy that applies to all of its employees.  As a condition of employment, successful job applicants will be asked to: (a) confirm their COVID-19 vaccination status and provide proof they are fully vaccinated*, OR (b) produce a valid negative COVID-19 test** on an ongoing basis, at their cost, completed within 72 hours of working at any Alberta Blue Cross workplace starting December 15, 2021. Successful candidates who cannot be fully vaccinated on the basis of a protected legal ground (i.e., medical condition/ disability; religious belief) may request exemption and accommodation. 

*Fully vaccinated means having received all of the recommended number of doses of a COVID-19 vaccine, or a combination of COVID-19 vaccines, approved by Health Canada to produce an immune response to COVID-19 (i.e., at least two doses of a two-dose vaccine, or one dose of a single-dose vaccine) and at least 14 days have lapsed since the date on which the person received the last of the  recommended doses.

**Heath Canada approved tests (PCR and point of care antigen test) administered by a health care professional (at home test kits are not acceptable).

 

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Date posted

November 25, 2021

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About us

Let’s impact lives for the better!

Alberta Blue Cross® is Alberta based, not-for-profit and dedicated to delivering exceptional customer experience and community leadership. We’re committed to providing the best health coverage to over 1.8 million members and take an active role in promoting the wellness of all Albertans. We believe in what we do—and place trust in our employees to deliver our vision.

Working at Alberta Blue Cross® means having a career where you’ll be recognized for your contributions. We value diversity, encourage our employees to maintain a healthy work-life balance and provide opportunities for training and career growth.