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HR Strategy Design Consultant V, Health and Welfare Benefits

Company: Kaiser Permanente
Location: Oakland
Posted on: May 26, 2023

Job Description:

On our HR team, you'll establish the policies and procedures that encourage and enable our 12.5 million members and over 200,000 colleagues to achieve their goals.HR Strategy Design Consultant V, Health and Welfare Benefits Primary Location Oakland, California Job Number 1186272 Date posted 05/09/2023 Description: Job Summary:
Executes benefits portfolios by partnering with Third Party Administrator vendor partners to resolve significant escalated issues; collaborating with department and internal business units to ensure alignment with goals; identifying potential risks of portfolio and identifying action plans; creating communication plans and communications; educating sponsors, stakeholders, and executive leadership on program requirements; maintaining accurate records in benefits system; facilitating open enrollment process; addressing employee requests and concerns in a timely manner; and preparing weekly updates and reports as required.
Essential Responsibilities:

  • Practices self-leadership and promotes learning in others by building relationships with cross-functional stakeholders; communicating information and providing advice to drive projects forward; influencing team members within assigned unit; listening and responding to, seeking, and addressing performance feedback; adapting to competing demands and new responsibilities; providing feedback to others, including upward feedback to leadership and mentoring junior team members; creating and executing plans to capitalize on strengths and develop weaknesses; and adapting to and learning from change, difficulties, and feedback.
  • Conducts or oversees business-specific projects by applying deep expertise in subject area; promoting adherence to all procedures and policies; developing work plans to meet business priorities and deadlines; determining and carrying out processes and methodologies; coordinating and delegating resources to accomplish organizational goals; partnering internally and externally to make effective business decisions; solving complex problems; escalating issues or risks as appropriate; monitoring progress and results; recognizing and capitalizing on improvement opportunities; and evaluating recommendations made by others.
  • Implements the strategic direction for the business in support of designated functional HR area by staying abreast of internal and external perspectives, data trends, HR laws and regulations, and best practices; engaging with HR and business stakeholders to provide insight, input, and influence on current and future HR and business needs; managing simple or portions of complex projects/programs including assisting with design and developing project plans; polling data and conducting complex analysis; creating and facilitating presentations to HR and business leadership; and maintaining performance against SLAs and other key performance indicators.
  • Designs, develops, and executes HR practices, programs, and initiatives by developing and implementing tools, systems, and programs; ensuring the coordinated and timely execution of activities and ensuring buy-in across assigned HR functions, project teams, and business partners; identifying and raising gaps in execution or communication; creating and deploying contingency plans to resolve implementation issues as appropriate; monitoring and measuring performance against plans and business objectives; and recommending modification to design and implementation strategies as appropriate.
    Minimum Qualifications:
    • Minimum three (3) years experience in a leadership role with or without direct reports.
    • Bachelors degree in Human Resources, Business, Social Science, Public Administration or related field and Minimum eight (8) years experience in human resources, business operations, or a field specified in the job posting. Additional equivalent work experience in a directly related field may be substituted for the degree requirement. Preferred Qualifications:
      • Six (6) years experience in pension plan administration, including the analysis and interpretation of plan documents, pension calculations, and the review and approval of plan provisions.
      • Six (6) years experience working with non-ERISA (e.g., Leave of absence and time-off) benefit plans. Primary Location: California,Oakland,Ordway Scheduled Weekly Hours: 40 Shift: Day Workdays: Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri Working Hours Start: 09:00 AM Working Hours End: 06:00 PM Job Schedule: Full-time Job Type: Standard Employee Status: Regular Employee Group/Union Affiliation: NUE-PO-01-NUE-Non Union Employee Job Level: Individual Contributor Specialty: HR Strategy & Design Department: Po/Ho Corp - PO HR-Ben Practs Cons & Desgn - 7022 Pay Range: $144100 - $186450 / year The ranges posted above reflect the location in the job posting. The salary range may vary if you reside in a different location or state than the location posted. Travel: No At Kaiser Permanente, equity, inclusion and diversity are inextricably linked to our mission, and we aim to make it a part of everything we do. We know that having a diverse and inclusive workforce makes Kaiser Permanente a better place to receive health care, a more supportive partner in our communities we serve, and a more fulfilling place to work. Working at Kaiser Permanente means that you agree to and abide by our commitment to equity and our expectation that we all work together to create an inclusive work environment focused on a sense of belonging and wellbeing.

        Kaiser Permanente is an equal opportunity employer committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce. Applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), age, sexual orientation, national origin, marital status, parental status, ancestry, disability, gender identity, veteran status, genetic information, other distinguishing characteristics of diversity and inclusion, or any other protected status.

Keywords: Kaiser Permanente, Oakland , HR Strategy Design Consultant V, Health and Welfare Benefits, Human Resources , Oakland, California

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