Benefits Director plans and directs the overall design, implementation, communication, and administration of the organization's health and welfare benefits programs. Ensures that programs adhere to current regulations and support the organization's strategic objectives. Being a Benefits Director evaluates current programs to ensure compliance with governmental regulations and competitiveness with other organizations. Requires a bachelor's degree of specialty. Additionally, Benefits Director typically reports to top management. The Benefits Director manages a departmental sub-function within a broader departmental function. Creates functional strategies and specific objectives for the sub-function and develops budgets/policies/procedures to support the functional infrastructure. To be a Benefits Director typically requires 5+ years of managerial experience. Deep knowledge of the managed sub-function and solid knowledge of the overall departmental function.