Senior Benefits Specialist

Website Organogenesis

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We are a leading regenerative medicine company in the advanced and acute wound care space and are always looking for exceptional talent. Join a company where you will have an opportunity to grow professionally and personally and give strength to others by Empowering Healing. Our advanced wound care products are specially developed for the successful treatment of chronic and acute wounds. Our comprehensive portfolio of skin substitutes and other regenerative medicine products empower our patients with life-changing solutions.  Our strength is giving others strength.

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What You Will Achieve:

As a Senior Benefits Specialist, you will be responsible for overseeing and managing all aspects of the employee benefits program at Organogenesis. This role requires a deep understanding of benefits administration, compliance, and leave management. The Senior Benefits Specialist will collaborate closely with HR, finance, and external vendors to ensure that benefit programs meet the needs of employees while aligning with organizational goals and regulatory requirements.

How You Will Achieve It:

  1. Benefits Administration:
    • Manage day-to-day operations of employee benefit programs, including health plans, leaves of absence, wellness programs, and other voluntary benefits.
    • Oversee enrollment processes, including new hire onboarding, annual open enrollment, and qualifying life events.
    • Ensure accurate and timely processing of benefit-related transactions, such as enrollments, changes, and terminations.
    • Serve as a subject matter expert on benefit plans and policies, providing guidance and support to employees and HR team members.
  2. Compliance and Regulatory Oversight:
    • Stay current on federal, state, and local regulations governing employee benefits, such as ERISA, ACA, HIPAA, COBRA and state specific medical and family leave laws.
    • Ensure benefit programs comply with all legal requirements and reporting obligations.
  3. Vendor Management:
    • Collaborate with benefit plan vendors and brokers to resolve issues and optimize services.
    • Conduct regular vendor reviews to assess performance, cost-effectiveness and service quality.
  4. Communication and Education:
    • Develop and deliver employee communications related to benefits, including open enrollment, plan updates, policy changes, and wellness initiatives.
    • Coordinate and conduct benefits orientation sessions for new hires and educational workshops for current employees.
    • Develop annual wellness program including monthly newsletters, activity challenges and annual wellness week.
    • Provide personalized guidance to employees on benefit options, coverage details, and other resources.
  5. Data Analysis and Reporting:
    • Stay current with competitive market trends for life science industry and make recommendations on benefit changes and/or enhancements to meet organizational and employee needs.
    • Compile and analyze data related to benefit costs for finance and budgeting.
    • Generate regular reports to evaluate the effectiveness of benefit programs and inform decision-making.
    • Identify opportunities for process improvements and cost-saving initiatives based on data insights.


What You Need to Achieve It:

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience in benefits administration.
  • Certified Benefits Professional (CBP) or Certified Employee Benefits (CEBS) certification is preferred.
  • Minimum of 8 years of experience in benefit plan design, implementation and administration.
  • In-depth knowledge of employee benefit plans, including health insurance, HRA, HSA, ancillary benefits, disability and leave management.
  • Strong understanding of benefit regulations and compliance requirements.
  • Experience managing vendor relationships.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to effectively engage and educate employees at all levels.
  • Analytical mindset with proficiency in data analysis and reporting tools.
  • Detail-oriented, organized, and able to prioritize tasks.
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality and handle sensitive information with discretion.
  • Experience working with Paylocity and BSwift Benefits is desirable.

What can we offer you?

  • 401k — generous employer match with immediate vesting and financial planning resources
  • Comprehensive Medical, Dental and Vision coverage options effective on day one of employment
  • Flexible Spending Account (medical expenses or dependent care expenses) or Health Savings Account
  • Company paid insurances including Short Term, Long Term and Life insurances as well as voluntary options
  • Paid maternity leave and parental leave for all new parents
  • Adoption benefits
  • Education Assistance Policy – $5,000 per year for all employees
  • Wellness Program including free trainings on mental health, mindfulness, stress reduction, on-site flu shots and more
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Generous paid time off including vacation, floating holidays, sick days, and company holidays
  • Free parking including an electric charging station (Canton and La Jolla)
  • Discounts at BJs Wholesale, Dell, Sullivan Tire, and Sprint

We are an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, genetic information or any other characteristic protected by law.

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