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Job #: TR-660915
Location: Reston, VA
Category: Benefits
Schedule (FT/PT): Full time
Travel Required: No
Shift: Day
Potential for Telework: No
Clearance Required: None
Referral Eligibility: Eligible
Group: Corporate

Job Description:
Leidos has a career opening for a Benefits Specialist located in Reston, VA.

PRINICIPAL DUTIES and RESPONSIBLITIES:
• Review collective bargaining agreements (CBAs) and summarize key terms, issues & concerns re: Benefits (Health & Welfare and Retirement) provisions and
-Ensure that the appropriate Benefits SMEs are informed/updated re: any issues
-Understand implications of decisions on Benefit plan design and cost
-Work with Finance & other stakeholders to ensure understanding of how Benefits changes could impact program costs and overhead rates
• Provide comparative analyses between Leidos standard Benefit offerings (health, retirement, paid time off, etc.) against those described in the CBAs (and other Leidos bargained population benefits); in other large non-bargaining unit capture activities; or in Merger and Acquisition (M&A) activities.
• Work with Centers of Excellence (COEs) to have general understanding of how unique benefit requirements from CBA's, other capture activity, or M&A actions under review could impact other stakeholders (e.g., Payroll, Costpoint/Time entry, IT, Workday, Finance, Accounting, etc.)
• Act as the point of contact between the Benefits team and our Labor Relations team and HR business partners on Benefits issues
• Assist with communication efforts for Benefits through our Labor Relations team for pre-approvals
• Assist with escalated grievances or employee issues relating to Benefits
• Work with Benefits SMEs, COEs and vendors when bringing new or modified benefits into the Leidos Benefits stream, assisting with design, testing, rollout, etc.
• Assist with other Benefits related tasks on an as needed basis (e.g., re: annual Benefits enrollment, annual retirement plans testing, payroll resolution issues, communication materials).

BASIC QUALIFICATIONS:
• Bachelor's Degree with 8 - 12 years of prior relevant experience in benefits or as an HR generalist with labor relations experience in the benefits area

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:
• Subject matter expertise in the areas of Health & Welfare and Retirement benefits; experience with Mergers and Acquisitions; and Service Contract Act requirements
• Experience with global/international unions
• Strong written and verbal skills
• Ability to see the strategic "big picture" but solve problems practically and efficiently
TA_4

External Referral Bonus:
Eligible

Potential for Telework:
No

Clearance Level Required:
None

Travel:
No

Scheduled Weekly Hours:
40

Shift:
Day

Requisition Category:
Professional

Job Family:
Benefits

3000

Corporate
Leidos is a Fortune 500® information technology, engineering, and science solutions and services leader working to solve the world’s toughest challenges in the defense, intelligence, homeland security, civil, and health markets. The company’s 31,000 employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, Leidos reported annual revenues of approximately $10.17 billion for the fiscal year ended December 29, 2017. (NYSE: LDOS) All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status.

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