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  • 08 Mar 2017 3:48 PM | Anonymous
    Otak is looking to hire an experienced Senior Compensation and Benefits Analyst for our Portland office.  This position is responsible for providing recommendations for compensation strategy, incentive plans, and benefits programs.

    This person will be responsible for:

    ·  Design, implement and communicate compensation and salary administration programs. 

    ·  Partner with finance and leadership to lead the development of incentive compensation plan designs and assure model validation and alignment with goals, develop the communication plans and tools to measure attainment against plan. 

    ·  Conduct job analysis and evaluation of all levels positions (including appropriate title, salary grade, pay and incentive level, job code, EEO and FLSA classification, etc.); audit evaluation of positions and application of existing positions. 

    ·  Design, implement and administer compensation and benefits programs, such as paid time off plans, benefits payments, workers’ compensation, medical plans, transportation reimbursement plans, etc. 

    ·  Understand, analyze and present data around compensation and benefits best practices and trends. 

    ·  Recommend and conduct salary surveys in order to understand competitive compensation levels in the organization and market. 

    ·  Assure through audits, analysis and reports, that all compensation programs are consistently administered in compliance with company policies and government regulations and maximize workforce productivity and efficiency. 

    ·  Review requests for new or revised jobs or classifications to determine appropriate salary grade assignment. 

    ·  Provide ongoing workforce analysis and assist with developing and maintaining a variety of HR reporting metrics as needed. 

    ·  Stays informed of legislative activities and regulatory changes and evaluates impact to compensation and benefits programs.

    ·  Assists in the creation of communication materials and presentations to support analysis and implementation of programs. Prepares and maintains documentation as well as regularly updates and distributes documents to HR team as appropriate. 

    ·  Superior customer service to support routine employee needs.

    ·  Proven ability to manage multiple projects, priorities and urgent issues successfully and simultaneously. Excellent verbal and written communication skills

    ·  Ability to “think outside of the box” to provide solutions that unify best practices, compliance requirements and business needs.

    ·  Must be a self-started and have the ability to prioritize workload and perform multiple tasks under accelerated deadlines while maintaining attention to detail.
     
    Qualifications:

    ·  Bachelor’s Degree in Human Resources, Finance, Business or other relevant field or equivalent years of experience in lieu of degree

    ·  Minimum of 5 years of experience in compensation and benefits, including plan design 

    ·  Certified Compensation Professional (CCP) or Certified Benefits Professional (CBP) strongly preferred 

    ·  Experience using, maintaining and enhancing a human resources information system (HRIS), and running and creating reports utilizing available data

     Our clients come to us because of our reputation and the work we do, but they return because of our dedication. Otak was built on a foundation of teamwork, support and mutual respect, and those principles have led us to where we are today.

     Apply today at: http://chj.tbe.taleo.net/chj05/ats/careers/requisition.jsp?org=OTAK&cws=1&rid=662

    We encourage you to come and be a part of the Otak team.  Otak is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

  • 28 Feb 2017 8:10 AM | Jennie Spencer

    Company: Metro
    Position Title: HR Manager – Total Compensation

    Deadline to apply: March 10, 2017 @ 5:00 PM, PST
    Salary: $93,265.00 – $132,477.00 Annually

    POSITION SUMMARY:
    Do you have a passion for employee well-being and a drive for strategic planning and implementation in the world of benefits and classification and compensation? If this sounds like you, Metro has an opportunity to join a talented Human Resources (HR) team and contribute to mission-driven work that makes the Portland metropolitan region a great place to work, play, and live!

    Metro's Human Resources department is seeking an experienced HR manager to lead the agency's Total Compensation team and program which includes: classification and compensation, protected leaves and accommodations, workers compensation, and employee health & welfare benefit (including voluntary retirement programs).

    The Human Resources Manager in this position performs a variety of professional and technical work while leading and participating in efforts to build program support with internal and external stakeholders. Supervises 4.5 full time staff; may supervise temporary employees and interns. Supervision is received from the Human Resources Director.

    This position requires someone with extensive technical knowledge in the areas of benefits and classification and compensation and an understanding of complex inter-relationships of a wide variety of technical, financial and public issues that lead to project decisions. Furthermore, this person will identify and collaborate when the program area work intersects with the work of other HR areas. 

    Metro's values of Public Service, Excellence, Teamwork, Respect, Innovation and Sustainability provide the framework for who we are and how we conduct our work.  The HR Manager must support these values through the leadership of their team and program.

    At Metro, we hire a workforce representative of the communities we serve, understanding that a diverse workforce strengthens our organization. We value diversity and support a positive and welcoming environment where all of our employees can thrive.

    MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:
    Bachelor's degree in Human Resources or a related field, five years' experience leading or supervising staff, and two years related project management experience in class/comp and/or benefits area(s); or any combination of experience and education that provides the necessary skills, knowledge and ability to perform assigned tasks.

    To apply: visit www.oregonmetro.gov/jobs for the complete job announcement and a link to our online hiring center. Metro is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.

     

  • 15 Feb 2017 4:22 PM | Judy Alexander

    CLARK COUNTY’S Human Resources, located in Vancouver, WA, is seeking a Benefits Assistant-Project that will provide benefits administration support to a variety of benefit and leave of absence programs.

    Job ID IRC14998    First Review: 02/24/17, then open until Filled

    HOW TO APPLY: For complete job announcement, application requirements, and to apply on-line, please visit our website at: www.clark.wa.gov/human-resources/before-you-apply  IRC14998

    Human Resources provides crucial support services to all County departments, and promotes a culture of thriving employees who deliver exceptional contributions to our community. 

    This unique position will provide benefits administration support to a variety of benefit and leave of absence programs.  The programs include COBRA/Retiree administration, FMLA leave administration, Wellness Program and voluntary benefits.  This position will also process payment of premiums and account reconciliation of other benefit related programs.  Excellent customer service is needed to assist and counsel employees and/or COBRA/Retirees regarding eligibility, enrollment and claims issues.

    This position is a limited duration project position expected to work up to a total of 18 months.  Please see the Benefits & Salary Information section for additional information.

    QUALIFICATIONS

    Bachelor’s degree in Human Resources or Business Administration plus 1 to 2 years of experience supporting benefits administration; OR 3 – 5 years of experience in working in benefits administration.  The degree must have been conferred by an institution of higher education and have National Recognition of Accrediting Agencies by the U.S. Secretary of Education, and official transcripts may be required at the time of hire.

    Desired qualifications will include the following experience:

    • Administering the full scope of COBRA/Retiree programs, including notifications, payment reconciliation and program compliance.
    • Supporting FMLA and leave of absence programs, including communicating with employees, generating notifications, and tracking data.
    • Supporting a Wellness Program and voluntary benefits such as a Commute Trip Reduction program or Deferred Compensation. 
    • Scheduling meetings, brown bag presentations, developing creative communication pieces, and tracking participation.

    All combinations of education, experience, and training that demonstrate the ability to perform the work will be considered.

    Knowledge of applicable computer applications/technology(Microsoft Office), principles and practices of public sector organization and some specifics relating to program operations; planning, scheduling, monitoring and problem solving; research techniques and data analysis; laws, policies and practices of benefits and leave administration including FML.

    Ability to:  effectively coordinate a large work load, maintain confidentiality and meet competing deadlines; carry out policy directives of management in an effective and timely manner; establish and maintain effective working relationships with the public, other governmental jurisdictions, contractors, and other County staff; communicate and express ideas effectively, orally and in writing.

    SALARY

    $21.24 - $27.13 per hour

    BENEFITS AND SALARY INFORMATION

    Clark County offers a comprehensive benefits package including:

    • Medical/Dental/Vision Insurance
    • Paid Days Off
    • Deferred Compensation (457 Plan)
    • Retirement Options
    • Employee Assistance Program
    • 10 Paid Holidays
    •  Flexible Spending
    •  Life Insurance
    • Supplemental Life Insurance
    • Long-Term Disability

    Project positions are not eligible for Life Insurance, Disability Insurance, and Flexible Spending Accounts.

    It is the general policy of the County to start employees in the lower or middle sections of the salary range.

    THE COUNTY

    Clark County is located in the southwestern part of the State of Washington, across the Columbia River from Portland, Oregon.  With almost 600 programs serving nearly 436,000 residents, the county provides a wide variety of employment opportunities for about 1600 people.  Clark County’s structure is complex, with 18 elected officials, 13 regional councils and districts, and numerous appointed boards.  Although the county seat is in downtown Vancouver, county employees provide services to all of its residents, from urban cities and towns, to the hundreds of miles of beautiful countryside.  Clark County offers excellent livability and a relatively low cost of living.  There is no state income tax.

    Equal Opportunity Employer

    Clark County is committed to increasing the ethnic, cultural and social diversity of its workforce and ensuring that diversity is a key priority of our organization.  We are committed to providing equal opportunity and access regardless of race, color, religion, creed, sex, national origin, age, marital status, the presence of any sensory, mental, or physical disability or the use of a trained guide dog or service animal by a disabled person, sexual orientation/gender identity, veteran status or any other status protected by law.  Women, minorities, veterans, and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply. 

    Clark County’s Equal Employment Opportunity Plan is available at http://www.clark.wa.gov/human-resources/documents

    HOW TO APPLY

    Apply online on our website @ www.clark.wa.gov/human-resources/before-you-apply  Application materials are due by the closing date listed on the recruitment.  Please read the Job Posting material thoroughly to determine application requirements.

  • 26 Jan 2017 3:19 PM | Samantha Santangelo

    Cascade Microtech, a FormFactor Company, is a worldwide leader in the design, development and manufacture of advanced wafer probing solutions.  Our employees drive our vision of becoming the leading provider of microelectronic solutions through our guiding Cascade values. We believe that principles such as innovation, striving to achieve, focusing on customer success, building world class practices, transparency and teamwork will enable our success. We demonstrate our commitment to our employees through the big things like a generous PTO plan, outstanding insurance and an employee stock purchase program.  We also have the “little things” that make up a great workplace like our “High 5 Employee Recognition Program,” coffee stations, chili cook-offs, Hood to Coast teams and on site showers and bike-racks.  If you want to be part of a high tech global leader and share our commitment to doing the right thing, then come join our team today!

    The compensation analyst is a key resource for designing and implementing all aspects of FormFactor’s global compensation programs. This is a critical position that provides partnership and support to the Director of Compensation, Benefits and HRIS and the human resources team.  This position also provides professional expertise to company leaders and managers in order to design programs that meet business and corporate objectives. The compensation analyst will conduct analysis of current practice, best practice and alternative solutions, design and implement programs and processes as well as administer the programs, policies and practices such as base pay, incentive, and equity programs. The compensation analyst is a hands-on role that encompasses tactical execution of day-to-day work, as well as oversees companywide projects within Human Resources and cross-functionally.

    KEY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

    • Provide recommendations for compensation strategy, incentive plans, and programs.
    • Design, implement and communicate global compensation and salary administration programs.
    • Partner with sales, finance and other departments to lead the development of incentive compensation plan designs and assure model validation and alignment with goals, develop the communication plans and tools to measure attainment against plan.
    • Conduct job analysis and evaluation of all levels positions (including appropriate title, salary grade, pay and incentive level, job code, EEO and FLSA classification, etc.); audit evaluation of positions and application of existing positions.
    • Conduct the calculation, preparation, approval, communication and payment of company bonus and incentive plans.
    • Understand, analyze and present data around compensation best practices and trends.
    • Recommend and conduct salary surveys in order to understand competitive compensation levels in the organization and market.
    • Assure through audits, analysis and reports, that all compensation programs are consistently administered in compliance with company policies and government regulations and maximize workforce productivity and efficiency.
    • Review requests for new or revised jobs or classifications to determine appropriate salary grade assignment.
    • Provide ongoing workforce analysis and assist with developing and maintaining a variety of HR reporting metrics as needed.
    • Stays informed of legislative activities and regulatory changes and evaluates impact to compensation programs especially as it relates to global stock compensation programs including the employee stock purchase plan.
    • Assists in the creation of communication materials and presentations to support analysis, and implementation of programs. Prepares and maintains documentation as well as regularly updates and distributes documents to HR team as appropriate.

     

    EDUCATION, EXPERIENCEAND SKILLS REQUIRED

    • Bachelor’s Degree in Human Resources, Finance or other relevant field
    • Minimum of 5 years of experience in compensation, including compensation plan design and communication
    • Certified Compensation Professional (CCP) strongly preferred
    • Must have the ability to prioritize workload and perform multiple tasks under accelerated deadlines
    • Detail oriented and self-starter and able to work well and communicate effectively in a team environment
    • Experience working with Microsoft Office Suite, including Outlook, Word, PowerPoint, and advanced Excel skills
    • Experience maintaining and enhancing an human resources information system (HRIS), running and creating reports in an HRIS like Oracle, PeopleSoft, or SAP strongly preferred
    • Excellent written and oral communication skills

    To apply, please visit our careers page at: https://goo.gl/60glom

    Cascade Microtech, a FormFactor Company, is a VEVRAA Federal subcontractor and an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, disability, national origin, gender, gender identity and expression, age, sexual orientation, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local laws. Candidates must be qualified to work in the United States.

  • 13 Jan 2017 2:37 PM | wendy kent

    Looking for a New Year’s challenge?  Kent Employment Solutions & Aria HR are partnering once again exclusively with our Portland Client for the right leader to roll up their sleeves and manage the Compensation, Benefits, and Payroll programs.  Do you have 6+ years HR expertise with a knack for compliance, systems, and process efficiency? Have a passion for and extensive experience in compensation, benefits, and payroll design? Do you possess the drive and gumption to both develop and execute a strategy? This highly visible role could be an excellent resume builder but is not for the faint of heart.  You will be responsible for driving a number of initiatives and shaping and administering Comp and Ben programs aimed at both attracting and retaining employees. 


    Want to be accountable for taking your career to the next level in 2017, then reach out to us to discuss this position!

    michelle@ariahr.com

    (503)799-7110

     

    COMPENSATION, BENEFITS & PAYROLL MANAGER

    ·         Consult with internal business partners, such as department heads and management, to assess benefits, compensation, and compliance

    ·         Structure compensation and benefits packages and measure their success

    ·         Conduct research and make recommendations on retirement and insurance plan design and administration

    ·         Evaluate competitor compensation and benefits packages and make recommendations regarding compensation and benefits structures

    ·         Manage the company’s payroll function to ensure compliance and data integrity

    ·         Manage the company’s HRIS function to ensure the best use of HRIS systems and to manage the maintenance of data integrity

    ·         Manage third-party HR vendor resources such as brokers, consultants, and insurance carriers

    ·         Assure the organization remains compliant with changing federal and state employee benefits regulations, as well as the shifting needs of an organization’s workforce

    ·         Implement continuous process improvements (increase efficiencies, cost savings solutions, and improved customer service)

    ·         Educate, mentor and train HR staff on processes and professional practices within these areas

    ·         Serve as a change agent and be part of the solution while interacting across multiple departments

     

    Core Competencies:

    • Organizing & Planning
    • Strategic Thinking
    • Leading & Managing Change
    • Effective Communication
    • Teamwork
    • Effective Communication
    • Accountable with a Sense of Humor
    • Talent Development
    • Problem Solving & Process Optimization
    • Drive/Gumption

    Qualifications:

    ·         Bachelor’s degree in Business, Human Resources, or a related field

    ·         A minimum of 6 years’ professional level HR experience with hands-on experience in multiple HR functions to include employee benefits, compensation programs, and pay administration.

    ·         In-depth knowledge and application of benefits and payroll-related state and federal regulations and demonstrated ability to take the lead on the resolution of complex benefits and payroll issues and questions.

    ·         Expertise in dealing with multi-state payroll processing and regulations.

    ·         Demonstrated analytical and problem-solving skills and a high level of attention to detail and accuracy. Exceptional organizational and multi-tasking skills, with an emphasis on coordinating conflicting demands and priorities.

    ·         Up to date knowledge of employment/labor laws including ADA, Wage and Hour, and practical experience with OFLA, FMLA in organizations with more than 500 employees.

    ·         Familiarity with compliance regulations and requirements related to EEOC, OFCCP, ERISA, ACA.

    ·         Professional demeanor and ability to instill confidence/credibility.

    ·         Ability to resolve problems or issues using judgment consistent with standards, practices, policies, or regulations

    ·         Results-oriented with the ability to proactively organize and prioritize work to handle multiple assignments

    ·         Excellent communication and presentation skills with ability to present ideas and training programs to all levels of the organization

    ·         Competent in Microsoft Office applications and HRIS and Payroll systems savvy.

    ·         Project Management and Business Process Improvement expertise.

    ·         PHR, SPHR or CEBS, CPP, FPC certifications are preferred.

    About Our Client:

    Our client has been operating in Oregon for more than 40 years! 

    Would you enjoy working at a fast clip, enacting change, and working with a brilliant leader and mentor with an amazing sense of humor? Interested in challenging work with high visibility coupled with competitive compensation and beautiful offices in a great location with ample parking, if so please reach out to us at michelle@Ariahr.com


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