HR Generalist, Total Rewards

Website FHLBankPgh Federal Home Loan Bank of Pittsburgh

The Federal Home Loan Bank of Pittsburgh assures credit flow to members and revitalizes communities

Position Summary

The Human Resources Generalist will be primarily responsible for key talent management processes and daily functions of the Human Resources department across functional areas with a specific focus on total rewards program execution. Additional responsibilities may also include recruitment, onboarding/offboarding, employee relations, performance management, leave management, training and development, HRMS administration, policy implementation and employment law compliance, as well as managing other projects and priorities as assigned.

Primary Success Factors

  • Partners with HR personnel on employee onboarding and offboarding processes with a focus on new hire payroll, benefits orientation and organizational change administration; Works closely with other HR personnel in new hire and separation processing, including Workday administration, to coordinate and schedule new hire onboarding sessions, facilitate new employee orientation and conduct exit interviews; Leverages technology to streamline the new employee experience and drives continuous process improvement.
  • Collaborates with the Senior Manager, Total Rewards in the administration of total reward programs including leave management, retirement benefits, payroll, etc. to ensure seamless transition throughout employee life cycle.
  • Responsible for specific compensation and benefits programs, and processes, including job profiles/descriptions, job benchmarking/evaluation, execution of both annual and ad hoc compensation changes, benefits program communications and training, and Workday administrative processes.
  • Serves as a backup on payroll processing, recordkeeping and system maintenance
  • Backs up the creation, implementation and communication of learning programs to meet functional and/or organizational needs. Identifies and fulfills training needs through working with leadership and department managers; Manages all logistical aspects of training and development, including the scheduling, registration and other logistics.
  • Manages and maintains Workday HCM modules including compensation, benefits and leave management; Serves as a backup on talent, onboarding and performance modules; Leads efforts to implement and improve new functionality and support testing during biannual releases. Generates and analyzes metrics, evaluations, pulse surveys and status reports; Identifies opportunities for continuous improvement.
  • Serves as a backup point-of-contact for external recruiters and learning and development vendors; Project manages outsourced positions and L&D programs, including managing vendors to ensure budget, deliverables and timelines are met; Manages integrations with recruiting vendors; Troubleshoots user issues and serves as business process expert in respective functions; Supports contracting and invoice payment consistent with FHLBank’s vendor management policies; Reviews and edits statements of work and ensures all FHLBank processes have been followed including vendor review.
  • Works closely with HR and IT department team members, as well as system vendors, in continuous improvement and simplification of HR processes.
  • Assists the Senior Manager, Total Rewards with FHLBank-wide compliance activities such as risk assessments, incident reporting and resolution, vendor management and business continuity.
  • Manages specific projects as determined in the annual HR operational plan and participates in functional and cross-functional initiatives.
  • Responds accurately and responsively to all leadership and staff concerns and questions, referring issues to other HR personnel as appropriate.
  • Ensures compliance with applicable policies, procedures and regulations to ensure safe and sound business operations. Appropriately implements controls in processes and procedures to mitigate risk.

Required Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree in human resources or business
  • Minimum of five years of experience in Human Resources
  • PHR/SHRM-CP or compensation/benefits certifications preferred
  • Knowledge of federal, local and state employment laws, and general human resources policies and procedures
  • Experience in compensation and benefits administrative process in a fast paced, service-oriented environment
  • Experience in HRMS administration and application tracking system; experience with Workday HCM including compensation, benefits and onboarding is preferred
  • Advanced proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite, including Microsoft Excel, PowerPoint and Word
  • Exceptional written and verbal communication skills, including preparation of presentations
  • Ability to develop and maintain credible professional relationships with colleagues and vendors to achieve business goals

It is the policy of the Federal Home Loan Bank of Pittsburgh to ensure equal employment opportunity (EEO) for all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, religion, color, sex, national origin, age, disability status, genetic information, veteran’s status, ancestry, sexual orientation or status as a parent as defined by applicable law. It is the Bank’s policy to comply with applicable laws concerning the employment of persons with disabilities, including reasonable accommodation for applicants and employees with disabilities.

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