Senior Compensation Consultant, Systems and Projects - Providence - Renton, WA

Thursday, August 22, 2019 11:39 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

Senior Comp Consultant, Systems and Projects - PSJH

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HR Generalist



Oregon-Portland, Washington-Seattle

 Providence St. Joseph Health is calling a Senior Compensation Consultant - PSJH to our location in Renton, WA, Seattle, WA, Portland, OR, or Irvine CA. 

We are seeking a Senior Compensation Consultant - PSJH to be instrumental in the development and ongoing administration, design, analysis and implementation of various Providence St. Joseph Health compensation programs. This role is on the Systems\Infrastructure\Programs team within Compensation and as such has a heavy focus on project and systems related work.  This role may work on projects like internal minimum wages, merit, systems upgrades or enhancements (market pricing tool, ERP, etc.), new compensation systems and/or tools, as well as other compensation process improvements. 

If you get excited about using your compensation knowledge to do process improvements, support systems and manage compensation related projects please apply!

In this position you will have the following responsibilities: 

  • Consults with core leaders and Human Resources on issues pertaining to all areas of compensation management. Handles issues with typically large scope, higher levels of complexity, sensitivity and/or visibility with the organization. Encourages others to take a strategic approach to solving compensation issues as opposed to simply responding to the current situation. Serves as a resource to explain compensation policy and systems. Provides training on compensation related programs. 
  • Acts as a subject matter expert in areas of compensation practices.                                                            
  • Works collaboratively with HR and operations leaders on projects. 
  • Lead team or represent Compensation on system wide initiatives.  Serves on committees as necessary as the compensation subject matter expert.                                             

Works in collaboration with leadership to develop and implement uniform compensation practices (such as policies, procedures and guidelines), and in the design and implementation of training programs for core leaders and staff to help them understand the pay programs

Required qualifications for this position include: 

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Human Resources, Business, Social Science or related field Or equivalent educ/experience.
  • 5 years Related compensation experience including data collection and analysis, working knowledge of compensation systems, wage & hour laws, exempt classifications, job evaluation methodology, and principals of wage/salary administration.  May also consider a combination of compensation and general HR experience that includes data collection and analysis, working knowledge of compensation systems, wage & hour laws and exempt classifications.
  • Healthcare experience.
  • Union environment experience.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of federal, state, and/or local regulations, standards, practices and requirements related to compensation management and salary administration.
  • Knowledge of compensation methodology, principles, standards and practices. 
  • Knowledge of human resources policies and procedures.
  • Working knowledge of information systems, especially hardware/software applications, and their application to human resources systems.  Knowledge of and proficiency in computer skills and applications such as; Microsoft Office Word, Excel, Access and PowerPoint.
  • Demonstrated skills in working collaboratively, courteously and tactfully with difficult situations and/or people to identify issues and solve problems. 
  • Demonstrated interpersonal skills and the ability to communicate and convey information effectively in verbal, written and electronic communication.
  • Ability to independently prioritize work assignments and meet deadlines with complete, accurate information and complete analysis of issues.
  • Ability to manage multiple activities at once to accomplish a goal; anticipating and adjusting for problems and roadblocks.
  • Ability to present recommendations and/or decisions and persuade others, as necessary, with tact and diplomacy. 
  • Demonstrated knowledge of math and statistics to calculate figures, percentages and algebraic equations.
  • Demonstrated ability to interpret market survey data and abstract pertinent information and reach sound conclusions from a variety of data.
  • Demonstrated ability to deliver effective presentations to managers and staff.
  • Demonstrated ability to apply methods for audit compliance with compensation policies and pay practices.

Preferred qualifications for this position include: 

  • Certified Compensation Professional (CCP) designation

CAREER LINK: https://Senior Compensation Consultant- Systems and Projects- 216938

About the department you will serve. 

Providence Strategic and Management Services provides a variety of functional and system support services for all eight regions of Providence St. Joseph health from Alaska to California. We are focused on supporting our Mission by delivering a robust foundation of services and sharing of specialized expertise. 

We offer a full comprehensive range of benefits — see our website for details —

Our Mission As expressions of God’s healing love, witnessed through the ministry of Jesus, we are steadfast in serving all, especially those who are poor and vulnerable.

About Us Providence Health & Services is a not-for-profit Catholic network of hospitals, care centers, health plans, physicians, clinics, home health care and services guided by a Mission of caring the Sisters of Providence began over 160 years ago. Providence is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Providence does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, disability, veteran, military status, religion, age, creed, national origin, sexual identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by local, state, or federal law.

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