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BENEFITS & WELLNESS
● Strategic Planning ● Wellness Philosophy ● Program Design ●
● Annual Renewals ● Systems ● Communication ●
Prepared annual benefits budget recommendations, cost analysis and executive summaries for Board review
Subject matter expert with experience presenting at HRCC's;
pension manager; secretary to the pension & benefits committee
Overhauled Canadian benefit program, including crafting new design, conducting RFP for new service providers resulting in reduced cost and better alignment to strategy
Developed brand new governance structure when two existing committees
(Canada + US) converged to form a new pension and benefits oversight committee
Streamlined data analysis presentation results within committee reports to ensure focused and meaningful discussion
Deep experience in managing costs and dealing with consultants and insurance companies:
● Costing, Budgets ● Forecasts ● Benchmarking ● Vendor Management ● Rate Negotiation ●
Experience in predictive analytics and scenario cost modeling
International experience in fully-insured and self-insured benefit programs:
● Medical, Dental, HCSA ● Life, AD&D, Disability ● FSAs, HSP/PPO ●
● Post-Retirement ● Vision ● Telemedicine ● Critical Illness ●
● Wellness ● Time Off ● Best Doctors ● Wellness Fairs ● EFAP ●
Oversaw paid time off redesign and rollout in Canada and US
“The best programs have higher perceived value than actual cost”
Developed master benefit program cost tracker, delivering dynamic dashboard reports for data at our fingertips.
HUMBLE EXCEL GURU
Mastered MS Teams and Sharepoint Online to maximize collaborative team and project management.
Office 365 offers an ever-evolving, stalwart suite of reliable software that I have invested time and effort into mastering.
In my pursuit for communications excellence, I developed intermediate to advance illustration and video editing skills.
ADOBE CREATIVE CLOUD
Wrote, edited, illustrated and published attractive newsletters to help plan participants understand the company's wellness programs.
Wrote, filmed and edited dozens of creative live-action and whiteboard videos bringing complex benefit designs to life.
Used HTML access to overhaul and simplify the legalese surrounding online benefit program summaries, with GIFs and imagery as well.
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