Senior Analyst and Project Manager, People Team

Job Title

Senior Analyst and Project Manager, People Team

Job Description

Walton Enterprises is seeking a skilled, highly motivated and entrepreneurial individual to join the team as a Senior Analyst and Project Manager on our People Team.

About the Position
You’ll join a top-notch team and support strategic and operational objectives by managing and measuring HR performance standards, best practices and systems structure. You will also design, organize, manage, and plan complex HR projects for the organizations research, development, and product implementation efforts.


What you will do
As Senior Analyst and Project Manager, you will identify and assist in designing and implementing HR related solutions, ensuring these adhere to the organizations objectives and policies. You will analyze and evaluate data and reports, feeding back the findings to relevant leaders and advising on actions and improvements needed. You will plan, direct and implement a variety of HR programs which may include compensation and benefits, training, researching and updating policies and creating HR documents. You may also coach others in the company on HR processes and systems. You will work on projects that provide a comprehensive suite of workforce analysis and consulting solutions including, but not limited to, compensation and benefits, staffing and operational consulting services. The analyst’s diverse slate of projects may include:

Responsibilities
• Benchmarking assessments of wages, health & financial benefits, paid leave and/or work practices
• Collecting and compiling metrics and data from a variety of sources including the human resource information system (HRIS) and payroll outputs, management and employee surveys, exit interviews, employment records, government labor statistics, competitors’ practices, and other sources
• Analyzing data and statistics for trends and patterns with attention to recruitment, hiring practices, retention, turnover, and compliance with employment laws and regulations.
• Negotiation proposal costing and modeling
• Data gathering and other economic analysis and research
• Evaluating recruitment and retention factors and strategies
• Preparing reports of data results, presenting and explaining findings to senior leadership
• Identifying and recommending reasonable short- and long-term goals, milestones, and benchmarks for key performance metrics
• Based on metrics and analysis, making recommendations for policies and activities to improve the organizational culture including suggestions to attract and hire qualified candidates, to motivate and retain employees, to address staffing issues, and to maintain legal compliance.
• Conducting classification audits to ensure that jobs are properly classified as exempt or nonexempt
• Translating business objectives into projects with clearly defined scope, timing, deliverables, resources, key measures of success
• Formulating and continually re-assessing the appropriate project management approach and project management skill set / resourcing mix across internal and external partners to ensure all project tasks are successfully completed and overall objectives are achieved
• Negotiating with resources from HR sub-teams, IT, Corporate Communications, business units, and other stakeholders as appropriate
• Developing and delivering progress reports, proposals, requirements documentation and presentations
• Coaching, mentoring, motivating and leading project team members; Influencing project team to take positive action and accountability for their assigned work
• Manage Requests for Proposals (RFP’s) with vendors relating to HR projects, including recommendations for selection
• Support the ongoing development of best practices and tools for HR project management and execution
• Ensuring compliance with IRS, DOL, HIPAA, COBRA, and other federal and state regulations and best practices
• Assisting HR leadership and cross functional partners with forecasting of costs and departmental budgets
• Advising and


Who we are looking for
We’re looking for an HR professional who is an expert at creating and delivering reports, spreadsheets, charts, presentations, and training across the business when required. Having strong communication skills is key as you will build relationships with employees at all levels and liaise with HR partners and other internal and external clients. The position can be demanding and requires juggling and prioritizing of many projects.

Qualifications required for your success
• Eight to ten years of experience in HR Operations and design, in areas such as compensation, payroll, employee financial, retirement, and/or health and welfare benefits, training and/or equal opportunity compliance
• Previous HR project management experience, including demonstrated ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously
• Advanced experience with HR project management tools and methods to include risk management, strategic planning and change management.
• Thorough understanding of local, state, and federal laws involving compensation and employee benefits, employment, HR, and HR policies
• Excellent verbal and written communication skills, including ability to identify audience appropriate delivery
• Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
• Ability to prioritize tasks and to delegate them when appropriate.
• Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite with ability to produce detailed and complex spreadsheets, charts and presentations.
• Proficient with or the ability to quickly learn the organizations HRIS, payroll, and similar employee management software.

Personal attributes that support your success
• Ability to act as a trusted advisor to principals and colleagues while demonstrating expertise and integrity
• You are helpful, a team player, and show respect while collaborating with others
• You are results oriented and exercise sound judgment in your work
• A lifelong learner, who is inquisitive and solves problems with bold thinking and innovation
• A visionary who plans for the future with imagination and wisdom
• You are dedicated to achieving excellence and work with others to tackle the tasks at hand

About the People Team:
The People Team provides a suite of services including recruiting, payroll processing, benefits design and administration, training, and development. The team serves as trusted advisors and oversees several initiatives including diversity, equity, and inclusion. The People Team is committed to creating an environment in which every associate thrives.

Walton Enterprises is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to building and maintaining a culturally diverse workplace that is free of discrimination and harassment of any kind. We encourage women, minorities, individuals with disabilities and veterans to apply. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, veteran status, or any other status protected by the laws or regulations in the locations where we operate.

Basic Qualifications

• Eight to ten years of experience in HR Operations and design, in areas such as compensation, payroll, employee financial, retirement, and/or health and welfare benefits, training and/or equal opportunity compliance
• Previous HR project management experience, including demonstrated ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously
• Advanced experience with HR project management tools and methods to include risk management, strategic planning and change management.
• Thorough understanding of local, state, and federal laws involving compensation and employee benefits, employment, HR, and HR policies
• Excellent verbal and written communication skills, including ability to identify audience appropriate delivery
• Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
• Ability to prioritize tasks and to delegate them when appropriate.
• Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite with ability to produce detailed and complex spreadsheets, charts and presentations.
• Proficient with or the ability to quickly learn the organizations HRIS, payroll, and similar employee management software.