Benefits Director Resume

Samantha Gray

North Highlands CA 95660

(916) 987-6543

[email protected]

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Job Objective

Seeking work as Benefits Director in anorganization in order to bring my years of experience in the field to the department or organization.

Work Experience:

Benefits Director, August 2005 – Present

Frontier Communications, Columbus, GA

  • Developed the long-range strategy to align our benefit programs with the needs of the organization and current healthcare legislation.
  • Managed and provided professional development for a team of professionals.
  • Negotiated health and welfare benefits renewal contracts and oversaw the enrollment process.
  • Managed external service provider, carrier and third-party administrator relationships.
  • Managed plans and Savings Plan Committee meetings, maintained all Plan documents, oversaw audits, ensured compliance and managed all employee communications.
  • Designed and implemented communication and education programs to maximize employee awareness of benefit programs.

Benefits Director, May 2000 – July 2005

Dominion Enterprises, Columbus, GA

  • Leads financial, strategic and statistical analysis involved in designing and preparing employee benefit programs.
  • Lead and performed market data assessments and participated in industry surveys.
  • Consulted with and managed vendors and provided project management support to the formulation of integrated benefits strategy.
  • Prepared and presented concise recommendations to secure understanding and approval by senior management.
  • Directed the collection, analysis and reporting of required information to senior management, government agencies and insurance carriers.
  • Lead and managed data collection and reports on benefit plan metrics.
  • Supported benefits management in support of acquisitions, mergers and divestitures.

Summary of Qualifications:

  • Extensive management experience in benefits and human resources
  • Proficient with PeopleSoft HRIS system and software applications for benefits administration
  • Profound knowledge of managing and administering diverse group benefits programs
  • Sound knowledge of managing a large staff and seasoned professionals
  • Skilled in designing, selecting and integrating wide-scale benefits programs
  • Advanced knowledge of retirement, health and welfare and time-off
  • Familiarity with government regulations related to benefit programs and the standard filings – ERISA, FMLA, COBRA


Bachelor’s Degree in Human Resources, Union College, Barbourville, KY