Albertsons Companies is at the forefront of the revolution in retail. With a fixation on innovation and building culture, our team is rallying our company around a unique vision: forging a retail winner that is admired for national strength, deep roots in the communities we serve, and a team that has passion for food and delivering great service.
Albertsons is one of the largest retail employers, providing approximately 300,000 jobs across 2,200 stores, 22 distribution centers, 20 food and beverage plants and various support offices. We operate in 34 states and the District of Columbia under the Albertsons banner, as well as Safeway, Tom Thumb, Jewel Osco, Shaw’s and many more recognizable names.
What you will be doing:
The Senior Director, Time Away From Work, position will play the lead role in the success of our time away from work strategy and delivery to our 300,000 team members. In concert with the VP Benefits, this person will lead the reimagination of the time away from work strategy, policies, procedures, and associate experience – including disability, leave of absence, vacation, and sick time. The successful candidate will be someone that can demonstrate an ability to evaluate and create opportunities to drive efficiency and build a world-class time away from work associate experience. The ability to build relationships with key internal stakeholders, (HR business partners, Payroll, HRIS, etc.) is key to success in this role. This once-in-a-career opportunity will provide the right individual the platform to create a best-in-class associate experience.
This role will be based in Phoenix, AZ, Plano, TX, or any of the locations where we have a regional presence.
Lead Project Possible – the reimagination of the time away from work associate experience.
With empathy and positivity, lead and motivate a team of 30+ associates that support time away from work.
Evaluate and create opportunities to streamline processes, policies, and procedures to build a world class time away from work delivery function, putting the associate at the center of all interactions.
Build relationships with key internal stakeholders (payroll, HRIS, IT, etc) to proactively partner on issues and projects.
What we are searching for:
Ability to work extended workdays to support business needs.
Attention to detail.
Excellent customer service skills, both written and oral, and maintain confidentiality in all matters.
Record of Results – achieve established goals and continuously improve to move the needle in results year over year.
Problem Solving – identify problems, collaborate, influence, and recommend solutions and take action to resolve.
Business Partnership – view every opportunity as a chance to meaningfully partner with leaders and staff to achieve outcomes.
Communication – be honest, objective and confident, adjusting communication style to influence and motivate action and behaviors.
We believe the successful candidate has these qualifications and experience:
Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience required.
10+ years of benefits/time-away-from-work administration experience.
5+ years of management experience of multiple team members to strong results preferred.
Experience with leave management systems preferred.