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At Red Robin, we're not your typical American burger restaurant. Our fans love us for our quirky, irreverent personality, and the way we add an unexpected wink of fun to whatever we do. From our outrageously delicious burgers and unique drinks to our fun surroundings, we're constantly striving to make our guests happy.
It's the stuff that makes you smile and makes you want to come back every time.
Benefits Manager
US - CO - Greenwood Village

Based at our Greenwood Village Home Office, you will be responsible for managing Health & Welfare benefit programs and vendors ($25mm budget), including Workday system requirements, team member communications and inquiries, issue resolution and regulatory compliance.


Duties Include:

  • Report data into benefits metrics.
  • Participate in the design/evaluation of annual benefit offerings.
  • Collaborate on leave of absence program management.  

Health & Welfare Benefits

  • Manage medical, flexible spending account, COBRA, dental, vision and life insurance programs
  • Manage vendor performance and relationships, ensuring accountability, adherence to customer satisfaction and performance standards
  • Work with vendors and broker to develop benefits communications strategy and materials
  • Manage annual enrollment process, including but not limited to collaborating with Finance, Communications, audit and peer HR members, and IT/project management
  • Plan and execute Home Office Benefits Fair  
  • Interpret plan documents and apply to benefits administration
  • Assist with SOX compliance activities
  • Manage government filings
  • Benchmark competitive position; participate in annual benefits survey
  • Ensure Red Robin Benefits support Better for Being Here platform
  • Partner with entire Human Resources team to support initiatives and strategy
  • Develop and facilitate training for field managers regarding benefits
  • Establish benchmarks and develop metrics to understand plan cost and measure plan performance
  • Work with IT to upgrade Workday benefits modules as needed
  • Utilize project management techniques to plan work to ensure projects are completed on time, within budget and ensures key stakeholder input
  • Assist team members with benefits inquiries or escalations
  • Identify topics that can be handled by HR Shared Services.  Document and train on these topics
  • Process invoices and manage budget 

Leave of Absence

  • STD,LTD, EAP vendor interface and management
  • Collaborate on RFP for leave management third party vendor
  • Ensure compliance with all statues (federal and state), laws and company leave policies; assist in writing leave policies 
  • Team Member communications and interface
  • Facilitate and develop training for field managers and TM regarding leaves of absence 


  • Bachelors degree or equivalent work experience required
  • Minimum of three (3) years in Human Resources/Benefits required with broad knowledge of relevant laws and concepts, policies, practices and procedures
  • High volume, high turnover industry experience preferred
  • Must have excellent analytical and data mining skills
  • Financial acumen and ability to collaborate cross-functionally
  • Exercise sound judgment in administering laws, policies, practices, etc
  • Excellent oral and written communications skills and strong negotiating skills
  • Leadership skills and effective analytical, problem-solving, and decision-making skills are essential
  • Must have strong planning, organizational and time management skills
  • Able to demonstrate the ability to think creatively to develop innovative benefits and communications strategies
  • Personal Computer skills and familiarity with HRIS/Workday software packages

Red Robin is an Equal Opportunity & E-Verify Employer

What more could you ask for?
  • Restaurant expansion - We are growing!
  • Career growth opportunities
  • Amazing culture and support structure
  • Base, Bonus and benefits package
  • Quality of life career programs