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Stantec Benefits Team Lead- HR Operations in Waterloo, Ontario

Grow with the best. Join a smart, creative, and inspired team that accomplishes operational excellence. Bringing together individuals with diverse backgrounds, talents, and expertise, our 22,000 team members in over 400 locations worldwide are vital to making our Company stronger.

Your Opportunity

Take the first step towards designing your career with Stantec. We have an exciting role and challenging opportunity for a Team Lead - Benefits to join our team. Reporting to the Senior Manager, Benefits, the incumbent’s primary role is to manage the data integrity around our benefit enrollment information. This is an experienced professional level supervisory role and is ideal for a self-motivated individual with a passion for HR systems, vendor management and process improvement. Join our collaborative team and play an important role in ensuring the integrity of our benefits data.

Your Key Responsibilities

  • Leading a small team, ensures benefit inquiries pertaining to all North American benefit programs (from health and wellness to retirement) are handled appropriately. Ensures investigations and guidance is provided for complex benefit issues.

  • Interfaces and creates effective partnerships with internal clients (HR Operations Payroll, Benefits, various Audit teams) and external vendors across North America.

  • Provides training and mentoring to direct staff, as well as other HR Operations representatives.

  • Maintains open communication flow with the Corporate Benefit group on vendor issues (technical, customer service, etc.) and adherence to service level agreements.

  • Point person representing HR Operations (Benefits) for acquisitions (North American based), annual enrollment, vendor management, renewals and RFPs.

  • Suggests process changes based on outcomes to improve existing processes and leads those initiatives with the Corporate Benefit group.

  • Oversees and participates in communication initiatives.

  • Serves as a back-up for all team functions and may perform other duties of a similar nature and level as assigned.

YourCapabilities and Credentials

  • Experience with HRMS systems, third party benefitenrollment and case management tools preferred

  • Experience working with a large North American (orGlobal) employer and comfortable working and leading in a virtual teamenvironment

  • Strong MS Office Suite skills required

Educationand Experience

  • Bachelor’sdegree with a minimum of 5 years of related work experience or an equivalentcombination of education and related experience.

  • Priorsupervisory experience preferred.

  • An ability to manage a heavy workload, with a closeattention to detail.Haveimpressive communication skills and ability to lead a team to meet tightdeadlines.Theability to work and lead in a virtual, large employer environment.French language isnot required, but would be a strong asset.

  • CBP, CEBS,PHR and/or CHRP preferred.

Typical office

environment working with computers and remaining sedentary for long periods of


This description is not a comprehensive listing of activities, duties orresponsibilities that may be required of the employee and other duties,responsibilities and activities may be assigned or may be changed at any timewith or without notice.

Stantec is a place where the best and brightest come to build on each other’s

talents, do exciting work, and make an impact on the world around us. Join us

and redefine your personal best.

Job: Benefits and Compensation

Primary Location: Canada-Alberta-Edmonton

Other Locations: Canada-Alberta-Calgary, Canada-Ontario-Waterloo

Employee Status: Regular

Job Level: Individual Contributor

Travel: Yes, 10 % of the Time

Schedule: Full-time

Req ID: 190001UL