The National Rural Electric Cooperative Association (NRECA), with offices in Arlington, VA and Lincoln, NE is the trade association for over 900 consumer-owned electric cooperatives serving more than 42 million people. NRECA is committed to harnessing
the strength of America’s electric cooperatives into a single powerful voice. NRECA has won the following awards over the past few years:
Top Workplace by the Washington Post
100 Best Places to Work - ComputerWorld
50 Best Places to Work - The Washingtonian
CARE Award Recipient - Recognizing organizations that promote a positive work-life balance
50 Greatest places to Work - AARP
Best Place to Work Award Recipient -
Gold Well Workplace - Wellness Councils of America
State of NE Governor's Wellness Award - Grower Level
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professionals committed to helping our members serve their communities. Our work is interesting, constantly evolving, and requires new skills to meet the evolving needs of a dynamic industry. In this collegial, inclusive work environment, united around the
compelling purpose and history of electric cooperatives, we thrive. And topping it off, NRECA cares about each person’s overall well-being, encouraging health, financial security, and a sustainable work/life balance. EEO/AA- M/F/Disability/Protected
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Program Implementation Analyst-P2
Ensures Health & Welfare and Pension plan proposals and changes are accurately updated in internal systems. Executes and monitors processes to create and load weekly and ad hoc
proposal files to the group plan administration system. Creates plan update files and transmits to vendor on a timely basis. Identifies and documents system enhancements and defects. Performs user acceptance testing for system
Processes group and pension plan proposals. Verifies that individual records are updated appropriately within the established timeframe. Ensures correct adjustments and/or billing is reflected on
invoices. Monitors daily, weekly, and monthly reports to verify the accurateness of plan processing. Troubleshoots and resolves displayed errors and discrepancies in a timely manner. Updates proposal statuses in the HEAT workflow system and ensure all
documentation and correspondence is attached to each proposal ticket.
Performs quality reviews on proposal submissions completed by team members. Recommends procedural changes and streamlines processes by periodically reviewing workflows and
quality controls. Updates approved processing procedures on Plan Implementation’s Sharepoint site as needed.
Acts as lead and subject matter expert on system processing of incoming Cooperative Splits, Mergers and New Subgroups. Partners with
internal staff to ensure required documentation and information has been received and approved. Serves as the Cooperative point of contact for member related inquiries and discrepancies.
Researches complex cases and issues and resolves
problems in an efficient timely manner while maintaining a high standard of customer service.
Collaborates with New Business/Market Research Advisors and Benefit Service Representatives with the onboarding and implementation of new business and
Serves as back-up to Program Implementation Advisor. Executes and monitors processes to create and load weekly and ad hoc proposal files to the group plan administration system. Creates the associated change control files and
transmits to vendor on a timely basis. Produces Manual ID cards upon request. Works with vendor to resolve Health ID Card issues.
Provides training and acts a mentor to existing and new team members.
Responsible for the proper security
and disposal of any confidential information that he or she may possess in the course of performing this position’s job duties, in accordance with NRECA’s Personnel & Administrative Policy and HIPAA Privacy and Security Policies &
Bachelor’s Degree or an equivalent combination of education, training and additional experience.
3-5 years of experience of Health and Welfare and/or Pension Benefits
Knowledge and general experience in employee benefits industry
Highly organized and detailed oriented
Experience ensuring data quality in large transactional systems
Ability to define end user system requirements and perform
user acceptance testing
Strong problem solving and analytical skills
Exceptional customer service, verbal and written communication skills
Experience with defining and documenting procedures
Adept at training colleagues
on business processes and systems
Proficient in Microsoft Office specifically Excel and Access. JIRA, Sharepoint, Omni experience preferred
Ability to work independently and within a project team structure