Southern California Edison Senior Total Rewards Communications Consultant in Rosemead, California

Job Description


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About Human Resources:

We are a dynamic group of HR professionals who work collaboratively with each other and as strategic partners with our internal clients. The HR operation is comprised of dedicated teams of talented and diverse employees who focus on the areas of staffing, learning and development; succession and talent management; labor and employee relations; total rewards; diversity and inclusion; and client services. We are a vibrant organization with a history of developing and implementing innovative HR practices and people processes to serve our employee base of more than 12,000 individuals.

Position Overview:

The Senior Rewards Communications Consultant will be joining the Total Rewards and Services organization within Southern California Edison. The position reports to the Director, Total Rewards and Services and will coordinate, help produce and review all types of participant communications for the benefit plans (pension, 401(k) and health and welfare), compensation plans (base pay, bonus and long-term incentives) and other employee communications (termination and severance communications on how pay and benefits are handled), including the associated web content. Many of these communications are technical in nature and are held to a high standard of accuracy by federal law. This position will work very closely with internal team members and external contacts and vendors. A portion of the work involves updating official plan documentation so experience with and an understanding of qualified benefit plans is an important requirement for this position.

Typical responsibilities include:

  • Key point of contact for the coordination of Total Rewards communications projects with internal and external contacts, such as the every other month online benefits and HR publication, The Close UP, and the Compensation Design Project communications.

  • Works with benefits, compensation and HR Services teams to design and implement communication strategies for internal and external audiences, such as New Employee Orientation, webinars and educational efforts, strategic business partner meetings and external participant group presentations.

  • Coordinates updates of new hire and Annual Enrollment materials, tools, systems and formal benefit and compensation policies for plan and cost changes. Catalogs communications, especially those put forth by the third party benefits and compensation administration vendors, and assesses for effectiveness.

  • Coordinates the updating and streamlining of the various benefits Summary Plan Descriptions (SPDs) and other legally required compliance notices, such as Annual Fee Disclosure, Annual Funding, Summary Annual Reports and Medicare Part D Creditable Coverage Notices.Determines distribution strategy for employee, retirees and beneficiaries to meet legal requirements.

  • Collaborates with Benefits Administration vendor to review and enhance the participant website, voice response system and Total Compensation Statement. Collaborates internally for updates of Compensation and HR Services projects on the internal portal.Keeps track of project plans and deliverables.Provides regular reporting on deliverable timing and critical path items related to the communication projects he or she manages.

  • Works with internal contacts to create effective wellness communications.

  • Partners with internal and external resources to assess educational needs for benefits, compensation and HR Services; recommends approaches to meeting those needs.

  • Provides project management over Total Rewards communications. Works with team members to ensure details are updated as necessary.

  • Performs other duties and responsibilities as assigned.


Minimum Qualifications:

  • 10 years of (combined) experience in the design, development and implementation of communication documents, preferably in Benefits, Compensation or other related Human Resources communications.

  • Experience with the administration of corporate benefits, wellness, compensation or an HR shared services function.

Desired Qualifications :

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Human Resources, Management, Business Administration, Communications, English or a related technical discipline or an equivalent combination of training and experience.

  • Master’s degree in business, health, communications or another related discipline

  • CEBS or Equivalent Benefits Designation, PHR/SPHR, CCP

  • Knowledge and experience of plans, policies and legal requirements for health and welfare, pension and 401(k) benefits, such as ERISA, COBRA, ACA and HIPAA.

  • Knowledge and experience of compensation plans.

  • Demonstrated ability to achieve short- and long-term objectives through self and others by prioritizing activities, delegating and monitoring the progress of projects, and ensuring accountability for timely results within budget parameters.

  • Must interface effectively with clients, direct reports, vendors, corporate officers and other managers to provide solutions to issues and help integrate business processes across departments and business units.

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills, and be able to understand and appropriately respond to customer’s needs and/or appeals timely, establish trust and credibility with client organizations and facilitate the presentation of recommendations.

Comments :

  • Candidates for this position must be legally authorized to work directly as employees for any employer in the United States without visa sponsorship.

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Southern California Edison, an Edison International (NYSE:EIX) company, serves a population of nearly 14 million via 5 million customer accounts in a 50,000-square-mile service area within Central, Coastal and Southern California. Join the utility leader that is safely delivering reliable, affordable electricity to our customers for over 125 years.

SCE is a proud Equal Opportunity Employer and will not discriminate based on race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status or any other protected status.