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PSEG

Benefits Strategy & Implementation Manager (71749-en_US)

Energy

All

Yearly

No

Newark, New Jersey, United States

Requisition ID: 71749

Job Function/Category: Human Resources

Employment Type: Exempt Full Time

This is an exciting time to be joining PSEG. Our commitments, which include safety, integrity, customer focus, and diversity & inclusion, are the fabric of our culture and help drive the success of our business. We are fortunate to have an outstanding workforce of diverse and highly skilled talent who move us forward in our operational excellence journey. PSEG has more than 12,000 employees who are dedicated to the communities we serve and embody our vision: People providing Safe, Reliable, Economic and Greener Energy.

Consistent with our core commitment of safety, PSEG has made the decision to require all new hires to be fully COVID-19 vaccinated as a condition of hire employment. "Full vaccination" is defined as two weeks after both doses of a two-dose vaccine or two weeks since a single-dose vaccine has been administered. Anyone unable to be vaccinated, either because of a sincerely held religious belief or a disability can request a reasonable accommodation.

Job Summary

This positon is responsible for supporting the PSEG/ PSEG Long Island employee benefit strategy and the implementation of new benefit programs, as well managing/ monitoring vendor performance, the fringe budget and special projects. Additionally this position serves as a liaison between Corporate Benefits, IT and Payroll and leads HR and Payroll initiatives that crossover into benefits.

Please note this position is hybrid, comprised of remote and in-office work. PSEG reserves the right to amend the hybrid model at any time.

Job Responsibilities
  • Oversee the analysis/planning in support of the benefits fringe budget, including preparation and monitoring to ensure spend is within budget. Develop and maintain metrics to address vendor performance and benefit program engagements.
  • Provide strategic support for all benefit programs with a focus on managing trend and achieving cost savings. In coordination with the Wellbeing Manager, develop strategy and monitor wellbeing measurements and special projects. Collaborate with Procurement to negotiate and maintain benefit vendor contracts.
  • Identify new vendor partners, and bring potential new solutions to the table, to continuously improve delivery of benefit programs with a focus on cost reduction and implementation of new technologies. Present recommendations to the Employee Benefits Committee (EBC) for approval. Lead implementations as needed for new benefit offerings, upgrades, etc. and lead HR implementations that have an impact on benefits. Work with our strategic partners in addressing needed improvements and service enhancements from our existing vendors. In conjunction with the ongoing administration team, work with internal IT in implementing new technological improvements to enhance participant and administrative experience. Lead implementations as needed for new benefit offerings, upgrades, etc. and lead HR implementations that have an impact on benefits.
  • In coordination with the Manager of Employee Benefits, support the benefit strategy in support of union negotiations. Provide strategic support to special projects related to mergers, acquisitions, and divestitures.
  • Lead the triennial claim audits with benefits carriers and external consultants. Review and sign-off on carrier requirements documents each year to ensure that the benefit carriers to ensure and assess that they are consistent with PSEG plan provisions. In support of Annual Enrollment, partner with external consultants to develop annual employee rates, obtain approval from EBC, and present to union leaders.
  • Lead and participate on cross functional teams to achieve HR initiatives.
  • Support compliance and regulatory activities that impact PSEG benefit programs.
  • Assist with any benefit errors including troubleshooting, clean up strategy, and/or communication to participants, vendors, etc.

Job Specific Qualifications

Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree with 10 years’ experience in Health & Welfare (H&W); in lieu of Bachelor’s Degree, 12 years’ experience in H&W. Retirement Benefits experience a plus.
  • Strong knowledge of ERISA, COBRA and other regulatory provisions impacting H&W plans
  • Strong ability to develop strategic business case presentations
  • Intermediate Word, Excel and PowerPoint skills
  • Attention to detail, strong organizational skills
  • Ability to work cross-functionally, partnering with other lines of business (e.g. IT, Payroll, Legal, Finance) and third party resources to achieve mutual goals
  • Ability to provide strategic recommendations to improve overall efficiency of dept. and benefits programs
  • Ability to use best practice and knowledge or internal and/or external business issues to improve products or services
  • A wide degree of creativity, analytic and strategic thinking is expected
  • Ability to work independently with minimal guidance

Desired:

  • CEBS, or CBP desirable
Disclaimer

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Certain positions at the Company may require you to have access to Part 810-Controlled Information. Under the law, the Company is limited in who it can share this information with and in certain circumstances it is necessary to obtain specific authorization before the Company can share this information. Accordingly, if the position does require access to this information, you must complete a 10 CFR Part 810 Export Control Compliance Nationality Request Form, a copy of which will be provided to you by Talent Acquisition if an offer is made. If there is a need for specific authorization, due to the time it takes to obtain authorization from the government, we will likely not be able to further proceed with an offer.

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