Benefits Analyst- US Health & Welfare Plan – (Gaithersburg, MD)
Location:
Gaithersburg , Maryland
Posted:
December 17, 2017
Reference:
R-014645
At AstraZeneca every one of our employees makes a difference to patient lives every day. Each and every one of us believes that science has the ability to change lives and that to deliver this takes many people with many skill sets. When we deliver a life-changing medicine, that success comes from the combined efforts of all of our people. As a Benefits Analyst - U.S. Health & Welfare Plan, in Gaithersburg, MD, you'll play a pivotal role in channeling our scientific capabilities to make a positive impact on changing patients' lives.
Main Duties and Responsibilities
The Benefit Analyst will focus primarily on the US Health & Welfare plans and will ensure the day to day administration of the plans, working with our outsourced providers, and will escalate potential issues and assist in the resolution.
In this exciting role, you will have the opportunity to undertake day to day administration of Health & Welfare benefits, maintain relationships with providers, acting as a first point of call for queries, and undertake analytical analysis and reporting to ensure maintenance of benefit provisions and provide insights for AZ benefit reviews.  You will participate as a project team member to deliver projects, including annual enrollment, provide day-to-day support and responses to routine benefit questions, or more complex inquiries related to the Health & Welfare plans, including employee and retiree queries, and provide support in the communication of benefits both within and outside the HR teams.  This position supports the Benefits Manager - US Health & Welfare.
Essential Requirements
  • Bachelor's degree in related field
  • 4 to 6 years of employee benefits experience
  • Experience in the day to day administration of US Health & Welfare plans
  • Working knowledge of state and federal health care regulations
  • Ability to manage multiple tasks and/or priorities with strong attention to detail and high level of accuracy
  • Self-motivated with proven ability to work effectively in a team environment, as well as independently
  • Ability to communicate effectively with all levels of staff
  • Strong computer proficiency including MS Word, Excel, and PowerPoint
  • Strong Analytical skills
Next Steps - Apply today!
To be considered for this exciting opportunity, please complete the full application on our website at your earliest convenience - it is the only way that our Recruiter and Hiring Manager can know that you feel well qualified for this opportunity.  If you know someone who would be a great fit, please share this posting with them.
AstraZeneca is an equal opportunity employer. AstraZeneca will consider all qualified applicants for employment without discrimination on grounds of disability, sex or sexual orientation, pregnancy or maternity leave status, race or national or ethnic origin, age, religion or belief, gender identity or re-assignment, marital or civil partnership status, protected veteran status (if applicable) or any other characteristic protected by law . AstraZeneca only employs individuals with the right to work in the country/ies where the role is advertised.

A little about us:
At AstraZeneca, we believe the best way we can help patients is to focus on breakthrough science in order to uncover disease mechanisms and develop novel, targeted therapies that interact with them. This is at the heart of our purpose as a company: to push the boundaries of science to deliver life-changing medicines.

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