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Benefits Coordinator (Northern Region)

Requisition ID: 317444 

Posting End Date: Open Until Filled

Site: Shared Health

City: The Pas, Flin Flon or Thompson

Work Location: Remote Hybrid

Department / Unit: Human Resources 

Job Stream: Non-Clinical 

Union: Non Unionized

Anticipated Start Date: ASAP 

FTE: 1.00 

Anticipated Shift: Monday to Friday Days

Daily Hours Worked: 7.5

Annual Base Hours: 1950


Salary is commensurate with education and qualifications.


Shared Health leads the planning and coordinates the integration of patient-centred clinical and preventive health services across Manitoba. The organization also delivers some province-wide health services and supports centralized administrative and business functions for Manitoba health organizations.

Position Overview

The incumbent coordinates the administration of the Northern Health Regions corporate benefit programs. Consults with and advises employees on eligibility, provisions and other matters related to benefits. Maintains benefit records and documents necessary for implementing benefit coverage. Assists with employee benefit communications/in-servicing. May conduct orientation programs on the benefit plans.

The nature and scope of the work performed is routine and varied. A high degree of confidentiality is required.


  • Two (2) years’ experience in benefit administration preferred
  • Previous experience working within the confines of Collective Agreements.

Education (Degree/Diploma/Certificate)

  • Grade 12 education or equivalent
  • Completion of post-secondary education in office administration through a business school or college (other combinations of education & experience may be considered)

Qualifications and Skills

  • Excellent working knowledge of Window based programs (Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook) and internet
  • Ability to work with minimal supervision and frequent interruptions
  • Ability to work with a variety of sensitive information and to respect and promote confidentially
  • Effective written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to speak Cree an asset
  • Demonstrates interpersonal skills through clear communication and positive behavior
  • Ability to respect and promote a cultural diverse population
  • Ability to work effectively in a multi-disciplinary team
  • Good organizational skills and the ability to work independently
  • Accurate word processing at 40 words per minute (typing test will be required)
  • Ability to format and draft correspondence, forms, and reports

Physical Requirements

  • Valid Manitoba Class V driver’s license and willingness to travel the region year round.
  • Travel including gravel and winter roads and where applicable by small plane within the region year round.
  • Office environment with extended time spent on the computer


We have a unique ability to work together to make health care better. If you want to make a difference and contribute to supporting the health of your family, friends and neighbours, please apply today.


Interested candidates should select the "Apply" icon below to upload their cover letter, resume and copy of licenses/certification.


This position requires a current satisfactory Criminal Records Check (including Vulnerable Sector Search), Child Abuse Registry Check and Adult Abuse Registry Check as conditions of employment. The successful candidate will be responsible for any service charges incurred. A security check is considered current if it was obtained no more than six (6) months prior to the start of employment.


Please note that an employee s not permitted to hold two or more positions in Shared Health that combine to equal more than 1.0 FTE.


Shared Health values and supports employment equity and workplace diversity and encourages all qualified individuals to apply. We thank all applicants but only those selected for an interview will be contacted.


We welcome applications from people with disabilities.  Accommodations are available upon request during the assessment and selection process.