Performance Contracting Group

  • Benefits Manager

    Job Locations US-KS-Lenexa
    Posted Date 1 week ago(10/12/2018 6:06 PM)
    Job ID
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    Human Resources
  • Company Overview

    Performance Contracting Group is one of the leading specialty contractors in the United States. Our employees are the lifeblood of our company. The foundation of our culture is truly living by our core values every day through our employee-owners. PCG’s key to success is developing and maintaining a strong performance-driven corporate culture that inspires our employees to achieve greatness. 


    Job Description

    PCG is seeking an experienced Benefits Manager for its corporate operations based in Lenexa, KS. This individual will lead the benefits department in all aspects of compliance and administration.


    • Manage operational aspects of associate benefits programs which may include but may not be limited to ESOP/401(k), defined contribution retirement plans, medical, dental, LTD, Salary Continuation Program, STD, Group Term Life, Group Life and AD&D insurance plans, and other offered fringe benefits.
    • Work with advisors and leadership to analyze and recommend solutions for benefit programs to ensure legal compliance, cost effectiveness, equity and competitive positioning.
    • Benchmark our benefit plan offerings against the marketplace. Make recommendations for benefit program enhancements.
    • Manage the leave of absence processes ensuring compliance with state and federal laws. This includes FMLA, ADA, and other state/local requirements.
    • Provide ongoing administration on the calculation, reconciliation and tracking of premiums/plan expenses and invoice payments.
    • Manage annual open enrollment process including development of communications materials, coordination of information sessions (as required), and administration of enrollment changes within HRIS and with benefit vendors.
    • Assisting with benefit enrollment and communication for all new hires.
    • Work with company leadership on implementation of new plans and changes including preparation of announcement material, booklets and other media required for dissemination to associates
    • Advise and counsel staff on existing benefit programs.
    • Assure company compliance with provisions of ERISA and other regulatory requirements. Work with broker and other corporate departments to prepare various reports required by law to be filed with federal and state agencies.
    • Gather/disseminate benefits related statistics as requested by company leadership, advisors, vendors, auditors, and/or external actuaries.
    • Perform periodic review of benefits and census records to ensure accuracy of information.
    • Calculate/verify retirement benefits for retiring and vested terminated associates; prepare correspondence in response to inquiries; collaborate with external sources on verification of calculations; assure payments are started appropriately; assist with and research questions relative to the Plan and the retirement process.
    • Maintain working knowledge of legislation affecting benefits programs and make proactive recommendations to company leadership on possible updates or enhancements.
    • Work with company leadership to develop an effective communication strategy and training materials to ensure that our benefit programs are fully understood and appropriately valued by all employees.
    • Manage the company's compliance with the Affordable Care Act (ACA) including 1095-C reporting
    • Develop/maintain Wellness program/initiative
    • Collaborate with staff on the entry and maintenance of benefits related information to HRIS system and personnel records.
    • Manage Service Award program.


    • Education: BA/BS in Business Administration, Human Resources, or related major or years of applicable service equivalents.
    • Certified Employee Benefits Specialist (CEBS) or equivalent designation preferred.
    • 5 to 10 years of experience working with health & welfare, 401(k), and defined contribution retirement programs is preferred.
    • Demonstrated knowledge of federal and state laws regarding benefit programs is required.
    • Must be able to manage priorities in a fast-paced and changing environment.
    • Experience with multiple and different benefit plans by employee type.
    • Must possess proven project management skills including but not limited to excellent planning, time management, decision-making, presentation and organization skills.
    • Must demonstrate excellent verbal and written communication skills.
    • Must be highly proficient with spreadsheets, databases and HRIS management tools. Knowledge of MS Excel, Word, and PowerPoint is required; knowledge H&W platforms is a plus.
    • Must possess strong analytical, consulting and influencing skills with the ability to interface with all levels within an organization.
    • Must be able to maintain strict confidentiality.
    • Minimal domestic travel required.


    Performance Contracting Group has developed one of the most attractive and lucrative compensation systems within the construction industry. Our comprehensive benefit package includes:

    • Competitive pay
    • Incentive bonus plan
    • Employee stock ownership plan (ESOP)
    • 401(k) retirement savings plan with match
    • Medical and dental insurance plans with flexible spending account option
    • Life insurance, accidental death and disability benefits
    • Flexible paid time off policy and paid holidays


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