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Robert Half Compensation & Benefits Specialist in Newton Highlands, Massachusetts


Newton based manufacturing organization seeking a skilled Leave and Benefits Coordinator to join our team. The selected candidate will be responsible for managing and administering employee benefits and leave programs.


  1. Administer and manage all types of leave of absence, including but not limited to FMLA, short-term and long-term disability, workers' compensation, and personal leaves.

  2. Process and administer employee benefit enrollments, changes, and terminations in accordance with company policy.

  3. Communicate leave and benefit information to employees regularly and ensure their understanding of the same.

  4. Regularly review benefits plans and policies to ensure they meet employee needs, are cost-effective, and comply with legal requirements.

  5. Liaise and negotiate with insurance companies and benefits providers.

  6. Oversee the management of open enrollment periods for benefits each year.

  7. Manage employee queries related to benefits and leaves.

  8. Ensure accurate benefits and leaves data into HRIS database.



  1. Bachelor's degree in Human Resources or a related field.

  2. Minimum 2-3 years of relevant experience in benefits and leave of absence administration.

  3. Proficient in using HRIS software and MS Office Suite.

  4. Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.

  5. Strong knowledge of employee benefits and applicable laws.

  6. Superior organizational skills and attention to detail.

  7. Ability to maintain confidentiality and handle sensitive information with discretion.

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