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  • 08 Mar 2018 3:34 PM | Todd Turnbull

    Legacy Health is pleased to present a career opportunity for an experienced Manager of Benefits to provide leadership for the design, development, implementation and maintenance of system-wide benefits programs, strategies, plans, policies, and design issues.  System-wide benefits include Health and Welfare, Retirement, Time off, and Leave and Disability.  Additionally, the Benefit Manager will oversee preparation of recommendations for new or revised benefit programs for Boards or Committees and may provide regulatory insight and consulting services to senior leadership on employee benefits.

    Additional job responsibilities include the self-insured health plan operations:

    • Implements self-insured health plan structures and services in conjunction with organizational strategy
    • Serves as an advisor to the organizations leadership on matters relating to self-insured health plan operations and related financial outcomes
    • Works collaboratively with delivery system leadership teams to ensure that day to day operations of the self-insured health plan internal delivery systems are aligned with self-insured health plan requirements
    • Represents the self-insured health plan in its relationships with internal and external operational partners
    • Negotiates and/or arranges health plan partnerships

    Ideal candidates will possess:    

    •  Bachelor's degree in in human resources, business administration, or related field or equivalent applicable experience.  Master’s degree preferred.

    ·   5 – 8 years’ experience of diverse and progressively more responsible benefits and/or human resources experience at a senior practitioner or management level

    ·  Comprehensive knowledge of laws, acts and regulations governing benefits administration. Healthcare experience preferred.    

    ·   Ability to lead a human resources functional area, effectively manage people and resources, and provide appropriate support to staff and customers.

    ·        Presentation and public speaking skills.  

    Legacy Health operates primarily in the Portland–Vancouver area and Mid-Willamette Valley, with a workforce of 13,000+ employees. We are a non-profit organization that is independently owned and operated. Each of the entities within Legacy possess its own uniqueness, but they all share the same dedication to high-quality patient care and service to the community.

    We strive to be a diverse, culturally competent organization. We strongly encourage individuals with diverse backgrounds and those who promote diversity and inclusion to apply. As a nationally-known and respected health care provider, Legacy Health offers an outstanding work environment, competitive salary and comprehensive benefits. 

    Learn more about us and apply on our website:









  • 06 Mar 2018 7:06 AM | Dena Nguyen (Administrator)

    At adidas, every day is a chance to flip the script. An invitation to take everything we know and re-invent it. Do it better. Never settling for good enough. Every day we get up, invent, adapt, improvise, find new ways to collaborate, and do the unexpected. We’re creators, makers and doers. Helping athletes make a difference, not just in their games, but in their lives and in their world. It’s an obsession.

    We’ve been doing this for more than 65 years. With an unmatched history and tradition of creating iconic products, consumer connections and experiences, we’ve been defining sport culture since the beginning. And we’re never done. Come be a part of shaping the future together with us.

    Purpose & Overall Relevance for the Organization:

    Implement, govern and manage local Compensation tools, programmes and processes for assigned countries. Participate in the implementation, governance and management of global Compensation tools, programmes and processes.

     Key Responsibilities:

    Grading & Benchmarking

    • Purchase and manage market surveys and create compensation benchmark for a position or a group of positions. Consult HRBP’s on the results.
    • Create comp package proposals for HRBP’s/ Line Management
    • Perform, review and consult on grading for HRBP’s

    Short-Term incentives

    • Prepare global STI target structure for assigned countries, mapping of employees and ensure upload in the system
    • Collection and communication of local target achievement results


    • Contribute to definition of Global Compensation programs and projects
    • Collaborate with HR Services to enable excellent administration of Compensation tools and processes.

    Training, Communication and Change Management

    • Execute change management concepts for local, strategic and global Compensation programs
    • Provide technical and process trainings to HR where applicable
    • Create, Prepare, deliver local/individual communication on global, local and strategic Compensation programs
    • Upskill HR services on local Compensation programs
    • Upskill HRBP’s on global, local and strategic Compensation programs.


    • Ensures full compliance with legal, labour relations, tax and social insurance requirements
    • Define and execute locally relevant action on audit
    • Follow up on audit action items

    Key Relationships:

    • HR Business Partner/ HR Senior leaders
    • HR Services
    • Global Rewards and Global Compensation team
    • Finance departments


    Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

    • Self-motivated, proactive and continuous improvement mind-set
    • Ability to work under pressure as well as prioritizing
    • Strong customer focus and service minded
    • Tolerance to ambiguity
    • Team player
    • Very good presentation, communication and convincing skills (senior management)
    • Analytical and detail oriented work style,
    • Ability for end to end process thinking
    • Excellent command of English language.
    • Excellent knowledge of MS-Office applications
    • Cultural awareness & sensitivity: ability to flex style to suit differing cultural norms
    • Strong collaboration skills with the ability to create effective, deep and successful working relationships across all levels of the organization


    Requisite Education and Experience / Minimum Qualifications:

    • University degree or adequate education
    • Minimum of 5+ years of overall work experience within Rewards
    • Strong Project Management and process design experience
    • Experience working in an international and matrix environment
    • High level of affinity to and experience with Business computing solutions, ideally with SAP-HR


    adidas celebrates diversity, supports inclusiveness and encourages individual expression in our workplace. We do not tolerate the harassment or discrimination toward any of our applicants or employees. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer. 


    Interested parties; please apply on the adidas career portal at: 


  • 24 Feb 2018 8:24 AM | Anonymous
    Summary of Role

    Puppet, Inc. is looking for a Sr. Compensation Analyst to join our amazing People team.  The ideal candidate will have a strong compensation background with a desire to stretch, learn, and grow, taking on more in the total rewards and benefits analytics space.  We like to work hard and place a high priority on also having fun. Our People team vision is to help build a better Puppet by making powerful connections and elevating our people to the peak of awesomeness.  On a daily basis, you will draw on your analytical strength, ability to consider multiple solutions, and competence working with people from all levels, perspectives and departments. The Sr. Compensation Analyst is the key resource for the day to day administration of the company's global salary and incentive programs and framework, as well as supporting other compensation programs such as sales commissions and stock options. 

    • Collaborates with the compensation manager/consultants/HRBPs on a variety of projects, including compensation-related issues, program design, analysis, budgeting, and implementation of new programs.
    • Administers global base pay and bonus programs, including annual merit review, promotion, and bonus processes.
    • Manages projects such as survey participation and analysis and jobs framework processes.
    • Develops and documents procedures to streamline processes and ensure compliance with regulatory requirements. Coordinates with HRBPs to educate managers on both compensation and compliance topics.
    • Works with HRIS/Operations peer team and IT staff to ensure that the HRIS system meets compensation needs and is updated to reflect changes to salary structures, bonus programs, etc.
    • Assists benefits manager with benefits analysis, including pension and benefits analytics and overall total rewards package framing.
    • Perform bigger picture total rewards analysis.
    • High tolerance to drive through ambiguity to achieve results.  
    • Ability to use sound judgment and decision making skills, and manage confidential information.
    • Assist with executive compensation materials and reporting, as needed.


    • Bachelor's degree in finance, accounting, business, human resources or related field.
    • Minimum of 7 years compensation or total rewards experience performing analysis, design and/or administration of compensation programs.
    • Expert Excel experience; use of Excel in Mac is a plus.
    • Proven track record of goal achievement.
    • Certified Compensation Professional (CCP) and/or Global Remuneration Professional (GRP) preferred.
    • This job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.

    Essential Functions

    This is largely a sedentary role. This job operates in a clerical office setting. This role routinely uses standard office equipment such as laptop computers, phones, and photocopiers. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

    • Requires logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems.
    • Strong interpersonal, written, and verbal communication skills and ability to pick up new programs quickly.
    • Ability to excel in a team-oriented atmosphere.
    • Expertise using CRM and web-based conferencing systems.
    • Requires contact with others (face-to-face, by telephone, virtual meetings, VOIP or otherwise) and the ability to work and interact in a group or team.

    Working for Puppet

    Puppet is leading the movement that will define the next decade of software.

    Today it’s characterized by the general realization that for companies to remain relevant, they have to constantly provide great software to their users.

    Tomorrow it’s defined by a world of frictionless software change – where any company can deliver a better experience to their users, at any moment.

    We’re building a world of unconstrained software change. Where the software that powers everything around us is always available, is constantly modern, and accessible from anywhere

    The company is growing fast and we're determined for everyone here to have a real impact on the company and our customers every day. We're driven and restless. We encourage creativity and collaboration. By challenging each other, we foster continuous improvement.

    Here at Puppet, our values are our "culture code" and guide all that we do. They embody who we are as a team, as a community, and as a business. That’s why we hire carefully for individuals who clearly represent our company values. That means being connected to the communities we serve (around the globe and online), having an understanding that candid conversations can drive innovation, those who know how to ask themselves the right questions to drive customer benefit, and those who understand that the many people, perspectives and places that makeup our company are key to our success.

    Puppet offers excellent health benefits for employees and family, a flexible time-off policy (that we do insist you use), and a variety of methods to grow your skills and further your career.  We have employees all around the US, the UK, Sweden, Canada, the Czech Republic and Australia.  Our headquarters in downtown Portland, Oregon, is one block off Tom McCall Waterfront Park with views of Mt. Hood, Mt. St. Helens and the Willamette River.

    More than 30,000 companies — including more than two thirds of the Fortune 100 — use Puppet’s open source and commercial solutions to achieve situational awareness and drive software change with confidence. We power companies including Twitter, Yelp, Disney, Google, Citrix, eBay, NYSE, Cisco WebEx, Salesforce, Bank of America and PayPal.

    Our investors include Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers, VMware, Google Ventures, Cisco, True Ventures, Radar Partners, and Emerson Street Partners.

    Puppet is an equal opportunity employer and considers qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, national origin, ancestry, age, veteran status, disability, or any other protected class.

    If you are an individual with a disability and require a reasonable accommodation to complete any part of the application process, or are limited in the ability or unable to access or use this online application process and need an alternative method for applying, you may contact +1-877-575-9775 for assistance.

  • 21 Feb 2018 9:59 AM | Dena Nguyen (Administrator)

    Mulberry Talent Partners has joined with Salem Health to find a Manager of Benefits for their human resources team. In this integral role, you will be responsible for managing the organization's health and welfare and retirement benefits team and providing operational oversight of all related programs. As the manager, you will evaluate programs and make recommendations on potential modifications to maintain the organization's objectives and competitive position in the marketplace while simultaneously utilizing a Lean management system to gain ongoing efficiencies in program offerings.


    More about Salem Health:

    Salem Health offers exceptional care to people in and around Oregon’s mid-Willamette Valley. We have hospitals in Salem and Dallas (West Valley), a medical group of primary and specialty care providers, plus other affiliated services. Our Dallas hospital is a critical-access hospital. Our Salem hospital is a Magnet®-recognized facility, a regional referral center and one of the largest acute-care hospitals in Oregon. Salem Health is the area’s largest private employer, with about 3,500 full and part-time employees.


    Responsibilities at a glance:

    Provide day-to-day oversight of benefits staff and processes. Ensure staff are adequately trained and adhere to organizational policies and procedures. This position will have 3-6 direct reports.  

    • Provide technical guidance on a variety of benefits programs.  Serve as escalation point for issues as needed.
    • Support Retirement Plan Committee.
    • Facilitate and remove roadblocks for desired Lean work and results.
    • Works closely with HRIS team to ensure efficient and effective use of HRIS systems.
    • Manages vendor relationships.  Build and maintain relationships with outside benefit plan vendors, consultants, and personal network to maximize organizational gain.
    • Conduct on-going evaluation of assigned functions for the organization, including participation in the design of all health and welfare and retirement plan benefit programs. 
    •  Collaborate with leadership and key stakeholders on program design recommendations and implementations.
    • Ongoing analysis to determine cost driver trends and opportunities for cost containment.  Works closely with vendors and Director on identification of opportunities and monitoring of plan performance.
    • Ensure compliance of plans with all applicable laws and regulations, including all required timely filings.

    Minimum Qualifications:

    • Bachelor’s Degree in Business, or related field required.
    • Master’s Degree preferred.
    • Minimum of 3 years of progressive leadership experience.
    • Minimum of 5 years of progressive individual contributor benefits experience
    • Prior experience with HRIS systems required
    • Previous benefits experience in a healthcare/hospital environment strongly preferred


    Desired Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

    • Thorough understanding of benefit programs and design required.
    • In-depth knowledge of laws and regulations regarding benefits programs and administration required.
    • Proficiency in HRIS systems required with depth in systems design and administration preferred.
    • Experience with Lean management systems and six sigma methodology highly desired.
    • Excellent communication and team-building required.


    How to Apply:

    Email your resume to We look forward to connecting with you shortly.

  • 12 Feb 2018 3:08 PM | David Rasler

    Interested in this role? Let's talk! Please email your resume to:

    Compensation Analyst
    Our client is an innovative international company who has an immediate opening for a Compensation Analyst to support salary review functions. This is a wonderful opportunity to join a fun, collaborative environment where the company focuses on employee strengths.

    Responsibilities of the Compensation Analyst
    Prepare and present salary review timelines for HR.
    Draft salary review correspondence.
    Send out reminders to HR and managers.
    Provide a master list of personnel and budget overview to HR for salary review.
    Conduct salary review and lessons learned trainings and presentations.
    Communicate merit increase and promotions to personnel.
    Distribute payload files and letters to all regions.
    Other duties as assigned by HR.

    Compensation Analyst Qualifications
    Bachelor's Degree in Human Resources or Finance required; CCP preferred.
    3-5 years of compensation experience; public accounting experience preferred.
    Knowledge of GAAP and compensation compliance.
    Experience with total rewards programs preferred.
    Project-based work experience preferred.

    MS Office Suite experience, with advanced skills in Excel and working knowledge of Outlook, PowerPoint, and Word.
    ERP and HRIS systems knowledge, with the ability to run and create reports; Oracle, PeopleSoft, or SAP strongly preferred.
    Systems integration experience would be a plus!
    Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, with the ability to interact at all levels of the organization.
    Organized multitasker with strong attention to detail and accuracy.
    Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
    Can work independently and as part of a team.

    About VanderHouwen
    VanderHouwen is an award-winning, Women-Owned, WBENC certified professional staffing firm. Founded in 1987, VanderHouwen has been successfully placing experienced professionals throughout the Pacific Northwest and nationwide. Our recruitment teams are highly specialized in either Technology and IT, Engineering, or Accounting and Finance career markets. Our recruiters value building meaningful, professional relationships with each candidate as well as developing honed knowledge of companies' staffing needs and workplaces. Partner with us to land your next exciting career.

    Interested in this role? Let's talk! Please email your resume to:

  • 22 Jan 2018 4:07 PM | Andreea Tate

    Northwest Permanente is welcoming applications for a Benefits Analyst to join our Benefits Team. This position will be responsible for benefit administration activities and serve as the primary benefit resource for Northwest Permanente employees. Using experience and knowledge of benefit/FMLA/OFLA related laws, this position will provide best practice advice and operational improvement recommendations. Daily duties may include benefits administration, implementing and conducting audit procedures, customer service, reconciliation of benefit plan bills, and support management of vendor relationships.

    Please visit the job posting at


    Kaiser Permanente is committed to helping shape the future of health care. As the largest integrated care delivery organization in the United States, Kaiser Permanente, founded in 1945, is recognized as one of America’s leading health care providers and nonprofit health plans. Our mission is to provide high-quality, affordable health care services and to improve the health of our members and the communities we serve.

    Kaiser Permanente Northwest (KPNW)— made up of over 11,000 employees, more than 1,300 physicians and 150 dentists — provides and arranges medical care exclusively for health plan members. In the Portland-Vancouver area, Kaiser Permanente operates 34 medical offices and 2 hospitals. Today, the Northwest Region serves more than 576,000 medical and 244,000 dental members whose care is largely provided by Northwest Permanente, P.C., (NWP) and Permanente Dental Associates (PDA).


    Responsible for new hire onboarding associated with benefits orientation

    Assist in annual benefit open enrollment process participating in vendor meetings, internal communications, updating new elections.

    Monitor compliance of benefit plans and recommend necessary changes: annual filings, file feeds, plan documents, SPDs and other legal notices.

    Responsible for understanding, interpreting and complying with all state and federal laws related to health and welfare plans.

    Responsible for life event changes by providing customer service to employee and implementing changes

    Subject matter expert on employee benefits for internal customers, vendors, auditors, etc.

    Administration of all health and welfare plans, fringe benefits, life & disability insurance and Cobra.

    Responsible for the reconciliation of all benefit accounts. Responsible for reconciling discrepancies and determining solutions to resolve issues.  Responsible for benefit related audits.

    Work collectively with Payroll to ensure the proper deductions are taken for final pay processing

    Assist and complete special projects as assigned


    Bachelor’s degree in HR or related field.  Required education may be substituted by additional years of experience.

    Five (5) years of benefits administration experience.

    Proficient with MS Excel

    Strong analytical skills with attention to detail

    Familiarity with automated file transfers to vendors

    Experience with Benefits Administration to include medical and dental plans, health savings account, flexible spending accounts, life, AD&D, short and long-term disability

    Knowledge of benefit plan cost drivers and plan designs

    Knowledge of various laws such as ERISA, FMLA, OFLA, ACA, etc.

    Excellent customer service skills

    Extensive knowledge of HRIS systems/benefit tracking systems

    Self-motivated and proactive


    Certified Benefit Professional (CBP) or Certified Employee Benefit Specialist (CEBS) status

    Professional Human Resources (PHR) Certification

    Experience with Ultimate Software

    ACA compliance

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