Industry: Not-For-Profit

Mulberry Talent Partners has joined with our client, a company based Portland, OR to identify a Sr. Director of People & Culture HR Operations to join their team. This is a remote, full-time, direct hire role. They are seeking an innovated leader who looks to grow their team in terms of responsibility, experience, and opportunity.   You will manage both tactical and strategic day to day HR team operations; creating and implementing strategies to integrate HR programs and work streams to increase efficiencies on the team, and to increase impact on the organization. In support of HR and enterprise operations, this role will serve as an operational ‘hub’ for the organization, proactively connecting with other operations leaders to ensure a seamless experience during the employee lifecycle. This role will be the people data & analytics subject matter expert, producing critical data and partnering with other leaders to generate insights. You will also oversee the strategic coordination and coherence of the Total Rewards program (benefits, compensation, learning & development, and culture) to support the organization’s objectives and competitive position in the marketplace.

Your Role:

  • Operational facilitation of Staff & Org change/Design (in close partnership with HRPs and senior leaders)
  • Work closely with the HR leadership team and HR SMEs to lead the coordination and integration of the work of entire P&C team, with a focus on improved employee coherence and experience
  • Lead all M&A operational integration efforts, taking lead role in coordinating with key, employee facing stakeholders, such as IT, Office Operations, Internal Communications, etc.
  • Oversee creation and management of data tracking tools, reoccurring data analytics and reporting
  • Play active role in HR technology effectiveness assessment and integrations (HRMS, ATS, LMS)
  • Identify and coordinate review/implementation of operational efficiencies onto the team, such as time tracking, HRP data tracking, etc.
  • HR team Budget administration
  • Lead the Total Rewards function to effectively design, implement, manage, and evolve the philosophy, strategy, design, and implementation of the organization’s Total Reward program, in alignment with organization values, priorities and changing business needs.
  • Develop, communicate, and administer competitive total rewards strategies across the organization
  • Develop and execute, in concert with total rewards team, a communication strategy to enhance staff engagement, facilitate proactive and effective messaging to educate and support organization’s growth and strategic plan; partner closely with Talent Acquisition to promote our EVP to potential candidates
  • Promote and communicate the Total Rewards value and philosophy across the organization, through innovative thinking and multiple internal/external channels
  • Track and measure the ROI of our Total Rewards; actively utilize external data to benchmark and adjust our offerings
  • Oversees the development, implementation and management of Benefit strategies and programs that align with organizational objectives and cultural philosophies
  • Ensure programs are market competitive, cost effective, legally compliant and aligned with organization’s philosophy and business needs
  • Uses external data to monitor trends in the marketplace, emerging technologies, and new product solutions and uses strategic and innovative thinking to help shape recommendations for new programs or improvements to current programs.
  • Serve as chair of the benefits admin committee; lead the quarterly meetings as well as meetings surrounding disputes or changes to plan design
  • Oversees the design, development, and management of a comprehensive compensation program consistent with organizational goals; evaluate and update as appropriate to maintain internal equity and external competitiveness
  • Oversees Payroll function
  • SME on state and federal requirements and general best practices related to payroll and time management and ensure compliance with various employment laws
  • Act as a liaison to the Finance and Risk/Audit teams on a myriad of issues including general ledger reporting as it relates to payroll and benefits and workers’ compensation rates and audits
  • Active participant in labor tracking initiatives; involved in producing and analyzing labor data for leaders across the org

You Bring:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Business, Finance, Accounting or Human Resources. Equivalent combination of education and experience will be considered in lieu of a degree
  • 10+ years’ experience managing an HR Operations function, including benefits/total reward programs, people data analytics, HR systems integrations and management and Talent Acquisition in a medium sized organization.
  • Advanced knowledge of US benefits and retirement laws
  • Minimum 10 years’ experience managing payroll, time management and HR information systems; Experience using Paylocity strongly desired
  • Minimum 5 years managing and developing staff in a COE environment

Compensation rate: $175-200K + bonus and outstanding benefits