Our top banking client is hiring a benefits manager for a 4 month contract.This position serves as a specialist within the Performance & Rewards team to administer the employee pension plans, benefit programs and leave of absence programs, including disability management.RESPONSIBILITIES:•Serve as a P&R team support point of contact to assist with respect to the Pension, Benefit and Disability Management programs •Assist in the day to day management of the disability programs (short term disability and long term disability), including workers compensation claims. This includes the administration, payroll documentation, communication with stakeholders and the coordination/management of return to work programs.•Responsible for the day to day management of the workplace accommodation program. Tasks include administration, liaisons with employee, vendor and manager and coordination of equipment orders with internal departments.•Assist with the administration of the banks various leave of absence and benefit programs which includes policy administration, process development and implementation.•Handle assigned projects from management: completes other tasks and input regular entries/updates as assigned and necessary. Give inputs to supported related projects on a case-by-case basis•Provide counsel and guidance to employees and management on the interpretation of pension, benefits and leave of absence policies for issues within assigned function•Work with employees, managers, global service centres, HR Delivery Services and vendors of outsourced services.•Manage the administration, interpretation and implementation of Human Resources programs, projects, policies and procedures within areas of Human Resources Services.•Maintain contact with internal and external sources as required to support these efforts•Be part of a dynamic team which supports and provides communication through effective practices•Promote an environment that supports diversity and reflects the brand•Make decisions within assigned authority. Decisions beyond assigned authority are referred to higher management for approval•Review current program effectiveness; provide recommendations for improvement and as required and assist in implementation of those approved•Foster an environment that supports diversity and reflects the brandAdvantages$36-45/hr based on experienceWork for a Global BankVancouverQualifications•Minimum of 3-4 years proven and progressive experience in Canadian benefits plan administration / management including a solid understanding of disability management•Proven experience working with either ADP Payroll or SuccessFactors•Strong knowledge of pertinent rules and regulations as it pertains to Canadian Benefits•Well-developed analytical, organizational, problem-solving and communications skills•Ability to exercise discretion and tactfully handle sensitive and confidential issues•Excel and Access – Strong user of bothLindsayPhone Number:416.861.9888 Fax Number:416.861.8727Randstad Professionals CanadaRandstad Canada is committed to building a diverse workforce reflective of the diversity of Canada. As a result, we promote employment equity and encourage candidates, especially those who identify as a woman, an Aboriginal person, a person with a disability or a member of a visible minority group, and any others who may contribute to the diversification of our workforce, to apply. Randstad Canada is also committed to developing an inclusive, barrier-free selection processes and work environments.If contacted in relation to a job opportunity, you should advise your Randstad Representative or your local Randstad branch in a timely fashion of the accommodation measures which must be taken to enable you to be assessed in a fair and equitable manner.Information received relating to accommodation measures will be addressed confidentially. For all feedback on equity and accommodation needs, please contact your local Randstad Canada Branch.