Kaiser Permanente Retirement Plans Administrator in Oakland, California

This position ensures the accurate administration of the large non-qualified plan and assists in the development and implementation of new administrative procedures resulting from changes in policies, legislation or organizational changes.This position also assists in various other programs that may involve defined benefit or defined contribution program changes. Because of the exposure, risk of violations, and penalties in connection with violations of the legal requirements, the position must proactively develop and implement controls and processes to ensure that the plan is appropriately administered. The position requires a critical team leader of a cross functional team of internal and external resources working on the Common Plan and other associated programs, therefore, the successful candidate must be a team player and an effective leader.

May consider other work locations.

Essential Responsibilities: - Data Analysis: Identifies sources for, gathers and analyzes data relevant to processes. May direct and review the work of less senior analysts/consultants. Defines requirements for data and sets standards of data collection. Support staff in resolving issues that prevent customer agreement. - Research: Reviews best practice research prepared by less senior analysts/ consultants. Makes recommendations on appropriate, complex solutions based on research; selects from alternatives presented. - Process Architecture: Designs more complex processes and reviews the work of less senior analysts/consultants. Ensures process mapping is complete; provides feedback and guidance to less senior analysts/consultants. Interviews stakeholders and process owners to define processes. Defines standards and methods. - Process Recommendations: Independently initiates, identifies and coordinates the analysis of complex client needs in project areas such as: new and existing business operating models, innovative approaches to solutions, market research of emerging or available product functionality and operational readiness assessment. - Determines process recommendation documents, including presentations, process maps, supporting metrics, business requirements and related impact analyses for complex processes or for portions of larger or inter-related processes. Leads the development of recommendations by less senior analysts/consultants. Negotiates final requirements and mediates impacts across all stakeholders. May apply Lean/Six Sigma concepts and techniques to process improvement initiatives, including completing Lean/Six Sigma analyses and tasks. Shares accountability for realization of results with process owners and will present recommendations to stakeholders and process owners. - Lead the process development transition from project to operations to ensure a smooth and successful transition. - Performance Management & Control:Defines, develops and evaluates performance metrics to establish process success, including working with multiple stakeholders, often with competing/conflicting objectives, to ensure cohesive and reachable measures of success Reviews data post- implementation to measure success; defines standards of improvement success.

- Change Management: Leads or partners in change management activities associated with process improvement for highly complex initiatives. Engages leadership and stakeholders to obtain support and buy in for changes. Champions process improvement efforts and a continual process improvement culture. Partners with management, project champions, and process owners to align process improvement initiatives with business objectives.

Qualifications: Basic Qualifications: Experience - Minimum six (6) years of process improvement, management consulting, change management, or related business experience. Education - Bachelor's degree OR four (4) additional years of experience in a directly related field. - High School Diploma or General Education Development (GED) required.

Additional Requirements:

Must be able to work in a Labor/Management Partnership environment.

Preferred Qualifications: - Minimum 6 years of benefit experience with multiple benefit plans (retirement, spending account, and welfare), including at least 3 years of retirement plan experience

  • Experience with executive compensation.

  • 7-9 years of leadership or managementexperience

COMPANY Kaiser PermanenteTITLE Retirement Plans AdministratorLOCATION Oakland, CAREQNUMBER 632998

External hires must pass a background check/drug screen. Qualified applicants with arrest and/or conviction records will be considered for employment in a manner consistent with Federal, state and local laws, including but not limited to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran, or disability status.