Benefits Specialist

  • GBP
  • London, United Kingdom
  • Permanent/ Permanente

Our client is a leading global hedge fund renowned for its exceptional financial track record. Their success stems from their ability to strategically allocate capital to the most impactful and compelling investments worldwide. By harnessing the power of their talented team, advanced technology, robust analytics, and expansive global presence, they consistently achieve outstanding results.

Qualifications & Skills:

  • Minimum of 3 years of relevant work experience.
  • Previous experience in a fast-paced consulting or professional services environment as a Benefits Specialist or Administrator.
  • Strong prioritization skills and ability to manage multiple conflicting priorities.
  • Highly collaborative and action-oriented, with the ability to build relationships across different departments.
  • Self-driven and proactive, willing to dive into details and do whatever it takes to complete tasks.
  • Operationally focused and capable of creative thinking and tactical delivery.
  • Proficient in using metrics to identify areas for improvement.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication and presentation skills.
  • Known for discretion, empathy, integrity, judgment, responsiveness, attention to detail, and common sense.
  • Client service-oriented approach.
  • Proficient in MS Office.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Familiarize yourself with the firm's strategy and business priorities and ensure that benefit strategy aligns with them.
  • Collaborate with various departments, HR teams, vendor partners, and firm leaders to achieve business-aligned benefit goals.
  • Manage the relationship with the Third Party Administrator (TPA) and other vendors for firm benefit plans.
  • Assist with the enrollment process by providing accurate plan information to the TPA and broker/consultants.
  • Identify and resolve issues by working with internal partners or vendors.
  • Compile data and metrics to identify trends and areas for improvement.
  • Keep plan documents and benefits documentation updated, communicated to employees, and properly stored.
  • Review compliance reporting requirements and communicate with plan participants.
  • Gather data and census information for benefits offerings, reporting, and vendor needs.
  • Provide a comprehensive and personalized benefits experience throughout the employment lifecycle.
  • Assist with administering local leave of absence policies, including ill-health and family leave, and provide support to employees when needed.
  • Support the People Operations and Employee Relations team with various tasks.
  • Perform other assigned duties.

If you are interested in discussing the role further, please contact Peter Fahy at

Job Code: PF/17322


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