HR Benefits Specialist

Job Description

Join the Clean Energy Revolution

Become a HR Benefits Specialist at Southern California Edison (SCE) and build a better tomorrow. In this job, you'll be part of the Health & Wellness team and will serve as the day-to-day subject matter expert in the administration of Edison's Health & Welfare benefit plans. The Specialist interfaces with Edison internal departments (HR, Legal, IT), outsourced benefits administration vendor, employees, retirees, and beneficiaries to proactively surface and resolve system and/or participant issues.

As a Benefits Specialist, your work will help power our planet, reduce carbon emissions and create cleaner air for everyone. Are you ready to take on the challenge to help us build the future?

A day in the life - Get ready to think big, work smart and shine bright!
  • Resolves complex and elevated service, eligibility, and payroll related issues with outsource vendor.
  • Ensures ongoing service delivery and administrative processes are delivered in alignment with plan specifications and ensures business requirement documentation is kept up-to-date.
  • Participates in the development and implementation of ad hoc eligibility plan audits for all Health & Welfare plans.
  • Serves as the lead for change management for plan design and/or administrative process changes with the outsourced vendor, including updating business requirement documents; participant communications; standard operating procedures and call tools; participating in call center representative training and website functionality testing.
  • Serves as the Health & Welfare subject matter expert and lead for the annual enrollment project including: system development & testing with outsource vendor.

The essentials
  • Three years of experience with the administration of corporate health & welfare plans.
  • Three years of experience working with and troubleshooting confidential human resources issues.

The preferred
  • Experience with typical large-sized corporate policies/procedures and state/federal law & regulations as they relate to health & welfare benefit plans.
  • Experience with SAP to research demographic and payroll data.
  • Functional knowledge and experience with laws and regulations (such as ERISA, COBRA and HIPAA) associated with the day to day administration of eligibility for health & welfare plans.
  • Three or more years of experience managing and working with 3rd party, external health & welfare record-keeping vendors.
  • Call center or equivalent customer service experience.
  • CEBS, SPHR, PHR designations.
  • Certification in project management and/or six sigma training.
  • Three or more years of experience in an analytical role in Human Resources in a large corporation.
  • Experience achieving short- and long-term objectives through self and others by prioritizing activities, monitoring the progress of projects, and ensuring accountability for timely results within budget parameters.
  • Knowledgeable about current developments in health & welfare benefits with the ability to suggest new ideas when applicable.
  • Good oral and written communication skills 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.
  • Bachelor's Degree in Business or a related technical discipline or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.

You should know ...
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  • This position requires testing and applicants who are identified to continue through the selection process will be invited to test via email. Please access our Information Guides to reference test(s): Edison Individual Contributor Workstyles (Test 8203). Candidates who have previously passed these assessment(s), in some cases, may not need to retest again for this position.

About SCE

The people at SCE don't just keep the lights on. Our mission is so much bigger. We're fueling the kind of innovation that's changing an entire industry, and quite possibly the planet. Join us and create a future with cleaner energy, while providing our customers with the safety and reliability they demand. At SCE, you'll have a chance to grow personally and professionally, making a real impact in Southern California and around the world.

At SCE, we celebrate our differences. We are 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.

We are committed to ensuring that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodations at (833) 343-0727.