Benefits Manager or the employee benefit specialists are able administrators who are responsible for monitoring and developing various employee benefits such as bonuses, pensions, overtime, insurances, salary etc. He should be possessing sound analytical and administrative skills in order to perform the daily functions of its department. Benefits Manager may be duly assisted by the Assistant Benefits Manager who would prepare the entire database of the employee profiles listing their benefits.
Interview procedure is a two way communication process wherein the employer gauges the necessary abilities of a candidate by asking some competitive and mental based questions.
1.What are the features of an able Benefits Manager?
Benefits Manager should possess sound administrative and clerical abilities. He should thoroughly delegate the various tasks to its subordinates without any shortcomings. He should be very market savvy and should be fully aware of the benefits being offered to the staff by its competitors. Benefits Manager should analyze the budget allocation for each department and should take corrective measures if the budget is exceeding.
2.Why should we hire you over other candidates?
I should be considered over other candidates as I firmly believe that I will accomplish all the goals and objectives of the company without any obstacles. I have adequate educational as well as professional experience which would guide me in my future endeavors’. I have a very positive approach towards my work and at the same time I am very passionate in my work.
3.What will be your primary responsibility towards the company?
My primary responsibility towards the company would be to maximize profit and minimize loss in strict accordance to company’s policies and procedures. My other vital duty will be to constantly guide and motivate each and every employee to achieve its target. The employee at the same time should be duly rewarded for its accomplishment.
4.Why have you chosen this career?
I have chosen this career to seek my future goals and objectives. My education and professional expertise will definitely assist help me in attaining my target. This career gives me ample scope and opportunity to evolve my skills and technique in the most productive manner. It will not only help me but the company will also benefit tremendously.
5.Tell me something about yourself?
I have done my High School from a very elite school. Afterwards Higher Secondary Education and Graduation in Commerce stream from a renowned college having seven years of experience in this field.
These are some of the most recent interview questions that appear for a Benefits Manager position. A candidate should be thoroughly prepared to answer these kinds of mental and competent based questions.