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Benefits Data Consultant, Benefits - Lakeland

Apply Job Req. ID 12818BR Date Posted 09/27/2020 Location Lakeland, Florida
The Benefits Data Consultant develops and leads an employee benefits data analytics strategy that enables data warehousing, dashboards and reporting for Publix health, welfare and wellness plans and programs, as well as other total compensation plans, programs and operations. The incumbent will be an important contributor to the overall benefits strategy and the departmental strategy planning and prioritization process.

Additional responsibilities include:
  • collaborates with benefits leadership, internal stakeholders and external partners to identify actionable opportunities for savings, efficiencies and enhancements that support Publix being a great place to work
  • supports innovation and development efforts related to Publix’s health, welfare, voluntary benefits and wellness plans and programs
  • supports strategic projects and benefits-critical initiatives, including oversight of the conceptual design, proof of concept and pilots leading to recommendations and implementations of solutions
Required Qualifications
  • Bachelor’s degree in Finance, Business Administration or a related field or equivalent (5 years of progressive responsibility in data analytics)
  • at least three (3) years of responsibility in the population health data analytics field
  • knowledge of data analytics, statistics and mathematics
  • knowledge of programming languages; SQL
  • knowledge of project management and Continuous Quality Improvement principles
  • knowledge of general financial and accounting principles
  • strong analytical, technical and research skills
  • strong communication skills; both verbal and written
  • ability to design, create and implement automated dashboards
  • ability to prepare and delivery effective presentations to variety of audiences
  • ability to identify logical flaws or shortcomings in analyses and identify missing or incomplete data
  • ability to assist business area associates in understanding and developing/deepening their data needs and requests
  • intermediate knowledge of Microsoft Office; Excel
  • basic knowledge of Access
  • ability to be proficient with databases and spreadsheets
  • willingness to occasionally travel overnight as needed
Preferred Qualifications
  • Bachelor’s degree in Public Health, Statistics, Analytics, MIS or Information Technology
  • experience in health care, employee benefits or benefits consulting for a company similar in size to Publix or retail industry
  • experience working with large quantities of claims data and
  • experience with IBM Watson Health, HDMS, SQL, and/or SAP computer systems
  • Certified Employee Benefits Specialist (CEBS) certification or Group Benefits Associate (GBA)
  • knowledge of systems used by third party vendors; IBM Watson Health, Blue Cross Blue Shield and OptumRx
Potential Annual Pay with Bonus 60,970 - 91,780 Frequency of Pay Monthly Hours of Work Minimum 45 hours per week Year End Bonus As a year-end bonus to associates, Publix issues one month’s extra pay (pro-rated in the first year) each year if associate remains employed through issue date of the bonus check that year. This is calculated as a 13th month of pay in the Potential Annual Pay with Bonus line above. Address 3300 Publix Corporate Parkway City Lakeland Region FL between Orlando and Tampa Benefits
  • Employee stock ownership plan that contributes Publix stock to associates each year at no cost
  • An opportunity to purchase additional shares of our privately-held stock
  • 401(k) retirement savings plan
  • Group health plan (with prescription benefits)
  • Group dental plan
  • Group vision plan
  • Sick pay
  • Long-term disability insurance
  • Company-paid life insurance (with accidental death and dismemberment benefits)
  • Supplemental life insurance
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • General equivalency diploma reimbursement
  • Vacation pay
  • Holiday bonus
  • Free hot lunches (buffet-style) at facilities with a cafeteria
  • Direct deposit of your earnings
  • Credit union
  • Recognition for continuous service through service awards at five-year intervals
  • Access to over 50 discount offers including discounts on computer, vehicle and wireless service and device purchases
  • Associate wellness program which offers free health screenings and flu shots
  • 6 paid holidays and premium pay for holidays (associates can exchange the following holidays with their manager’s approval: New Year’s Day, Memorial Day, Fourth of July, and Labor Day).

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