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Compensation Consultant IV (Can reside in WA or ID)

Location Renton, Washington Job Number 980728 Date posted 11/22/2021
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Must reside in Washington or Idaho - Work is fully remote

This individual contributor is primarily responsible for administering and assisting in the development of compensation policies and programs, developing compensation analysis plans, performing market pricing and analysis, and conducting and/or serving as a lead for salary planning activities.This position consults with business partners to evaluate job content and employee responsibilities, assists with the management of project compensation components of larger cross-functional projects, supports and participates in the planning and development of HR compensation implementation strategies, programs, and policies, and performs executive market pricing and complex analysis.

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Practices self-development and promotes learning in others by proactively providing information, resources, advice, and expertise with coworkers and customers; building relationships with cross-functional stakeholders; influencing others through technical explanations and examples; adapting to competing demands and new responsibilities; listening and responding to, seeking, and addressing performance feedback; providing feedback to others; creating and executing plans to capitalize on strengths and develop weaknesses; supporting team collaboration; and adapting to and learning from change, difficulties, and feedback.

  • Completes work assignments and supports business-specific projects by applying expertise in subject area; supporting the development of work plans to meet business priorities and deadlines; ensuring team follows all procedures and policies; coordinating resources to accomplish priorities and deadlines; collaborating cross-functionally to make effective business decisions; solving complex problems; escalating high priority issues or risks as appropriate; and recognizing and capitalizing on improvement opportunities.

  • Administers and assists in the development of compensation policies and programs by researching and analyzing compensation related issues; evaluating programs, policies, and practices to ensure implementation aligns with KP's strategic business and HR imperatives; providing insight on the development of proposals for programs; reviewing statutory requirements governing compensation administration; reviewing and maintaining company salary structure, FLSA exemptions, and job revision/creation; reviewing and providing recommendations on incentive and recognition programs; analyzing reports; and conducting FLSA and equity reviews.

  • Develops compensation analysis plans by researching and analyzing data; evaluating input and coordinating resources to fulfill objectives; and ensuring project schedules are tracked and maintained.

  • Performs market pricing and analysis by auditing and evaluating compensation survey data; analyzing competitive salary information; researching issues related to compensation surveys; assessing competitive labor market trends; informing salary structures and market positioning to support labor negotiations, talent acquisition, financial planning, and other business processes; performing job matching and determining benchmarks for equitable and competitive employee compensation.

  • Conducts and/or serves as a lead for salary planning activities byresearching and recommending salary adjustments; identifying corrective or alternative actions to resolve compensation-related problems; providing costing and recommendations for salary budgets and escalations; advising on payout calculations of compensation plans; and implementing and documenting compensation policies and pay practices.

  • Consults with business partners to evaluate job content and employee responsibilities by auditing job content and their match to employee job duties; making recommendations for reclassifications; preparing or revising job descriptions to reflect job responsibilities, activities, duties, and requirements; and identifying new or revised classifications to determine appropriate salary grade assignments.

  • Assists with the management of projects or compensation components of larger cross-functional projects; assisting in the development, analysis, and management of project plans; and coordinating project schedules based on resource forecasts.

  • Supports and participates in the planning and development of HR compensation implementation strategies, programs, and policies by researching challenges and providing recommendations; implementing short- and long-range department goals, programs, and policies; ensuring the implementation of compensation initiatives are aligned with established business policies and objectives; and ensuring compensation metrics are met.

Minimum Qualifications:
  • Bachelor's degree in Human Resources, Business, Social or other sciences, Public Administration or related field and Minimum five (5) years experience in human resources, finance, or business operations, including at least 2 years working on compensation projects or activities. Additional equivalent work experience in a directly related field may be substituted for the degree requirement.

  • Preferred Qualifications:
  • Two (2) years experience working in a unionized environment.
  • Two (2) years experience (within the last five years) working with intermediate Excel functions, including vlookup, pivot tables, and formulas.
  • Two (2) years experience in a leadership role with or without direct reports.
  • Two (2) years experience working across multiple HR disciplines (e.g., Compensation, Benefits, Talent Acquisition, Generalist, etc.).
  • Two (2) years experience working cross-functionally across departments, functions, or business lines.
  • Two (2) years health care experience.
  • Master's degree in Human Resources, Business, Social or other sciences, Public Administration or related field.
  • Human Resources Professional Certification (PHR).
  • Certified Compensation Professional (CCP).
  • Senior Human Resources Professional Certification (SPHR).
  • Primary Location: Washington,Renton,Renton Administration - Baker Additional Locations:

    Spokane, 5615 W Sunset Hwy., Spokane,Washington, 99224
    Scheduled Weekly Hours: 40 Shift: Day Workdays: Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri Working Hours Start: 08:00 AM Working Hours End: 05:00 PM Job Schedule: Full-time Job Type: Standard Employee Status: Regular Employee Group/Union Affiliation: NUE-WA-04|NUE|Non Union Employee Job Level: Individual Contributor Specialty: Comp Admin Department: Renton Admin Baker - HR Regional Compensation - 1130 Travel: No 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.

    External hires must pass a background check/drug screen. Qualified applicants with arrest and/or conviction records will be considered for employment in a manner consistent with federal and state laws, as well as applicable local ordinances, including but not limited to the San Francisco and Los Angeles Fair Chance Ordinances.