Manager Benefits and Employee Wellness - PSE - Bellevue, WA

Tuesday, November 15, 2022 10:53 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

Job Title: Manager Benefits and Employee Wellness

Puget Sound Energy is looking to grow our community with top talented individuals like you! With our rapidly growing, award winning energy efficiency programs, our pathway to an exciting and innovative future is now.

PSE's Compensation & Benefits team is looking for qualified candidates to fill an open Manager Benefits and Employee Wellness position!
Specific details regarding the work arrangements for this position will be discussed in further detail during the interview process.

Job Description

Puget Sound Energy is looking for a Manager Benefits and Employee Wellness to lead the team.

PSE has 3,200 employees and is self-insured. This role is responsible for managing the Benefits Team who provide company-wide benefit programs in health and wellness, leaves & accommodations, and retirement.

Responsible for PSE's benefit programs, including program design, policies, integration and practices. Coaches and guides HR professionals in all aspects of this benefits work, while insuring compliance with all related laws, company policies and ethics.

Participates as a member of the leadership team within Human Resources, and compensation and benefits. Identifies and implements process improvements that increase the efficiency and productivity of the team, as well as and leverage vendor resources and tools.

Job Responsibilities

Leads, develops and provides supervision of benefits program managers and the benefits team, including HR analysts and specialists.
Manages workload of assignments to ensure deadlines are met and that team members develop breadth of experience in multiple programs.

Participates in developing PSE’s coordinated compensation and benefits strategy so plans are aligned with corporate objectives, and are cost effective, competitive, and responsive to employee needs.
Oversees the development, implementation and administration of strategies related to health and welfare, employee wellness/wellbeing programs, leaves & accommodations, and retirement, accounting for market competitiveness, employee attraction and retention, inclusion and internal equity.

Operates as a member of the Compensation, Benefits and HR Operations leadership team and provides contributions to all areas as appropriate.
Ensures effective design and communications of all benefit plans, programs, tools and processes. Ensures legal compliance with all required documentation in partnership with legal counsel.

Develops and maintains systems and tools to enable employees to understand and select available benefits appropriate to their needs.
Works with labor relations and union representatives to insure that negotiators have accurate benefit data to conduct effective contract negotiations.

Networks with other employers and monitoring industry trends to evaluate existing PSE plans and costs to make recommendations for changes when appropriate.
Prepares and presents benefits data and making recommendations to senior management for effective decision-making.

Minimum Qualifications

Bachelors in human resources, business or equivalent combination of education and work experience. 8 years of direct experience in employee benefits.
Thorough experience in one or more of the three main Benefits areas—Health and Welfare, Leaves & Accommodations, or Retirement.

3 years of leading a benefit function and/or supervisory experience including team building and strategy development.
Excellent communications skills at all levels with the ability to present information in a professional manner. Effective relationship building and staff development skills.

Desired Qualifications

Thorough experience in two (or all three) main Benefits areas. Proven success in managing and developing benefits professionals. The CEBS certification (or in process of attaining).

Additional Information

Families and businesses depend on PSE to provide the energy they need to pursue their dreams. Our steadfast commitment to serving Washington communities with safe, dependable and efficient energy started in 1873. Today we're building the Northwest's energy future through efforts like our award winning energy efficiency programs and our leadership in renewable energy.

At PSE we value and respect our employees and provide them opportunities to excel. We offer an expansive pay package that includes competitive compensation, annual goals-based incentive bonuses, comprehensive benefits, 401(K), a company paid retirement pension plan, and an employee assistance and wellness program.

Puget Sound Energy is committed to providing equal employment opportunity to all qualified applicants. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, veteran status or presence of a disability that with or without reasonable accommodation does not prevent performance of the essential functions of the job, or any other category prohibited by local, state or federal law.

Should you have a disability that requires assistance and/or reasonable accommodation with the job application process, please contact the Human Resources Staffing department at or 425-462-3017.


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