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Southern California Edison Strategic Workforce Planning, Senior Specialist in Rosemead, California

Job Description

You are inspired to be part of a team that is a thought partner to the business, and a champion of change to help to shape the future of the next generation energy company. We aren’t looking for just your typical HR Workforce Planning person. We are looking for an influencer, a master collaborator, and someone that is passionate about driving innovation. You will come in every single day knowing the work you do has a positive impact and that you're making a huge difference with creative and complementary team members.

The Job…

This position will be in the Human Resources division within Southern California Edison.

This Strategic Workforce Planning, Senior Specialist will provide a proactive, strategic consulting role that guides, influences, and builds organization and strategic workforce plans. The implementation of these workforce plans will involve the ongoing process of aligning short-term and long-term talent strategies to business goals. You will facilitate our end-to-end workforce planning approach including monitoring internal and external workforce trends; conduct supply and demand analysis, cost analysis, scenario planning, gap analysis, and forecast future demands. You will also participate in the development and prioritization of solutions and action plans as well as partner and work closely with HR Business Partners and COE’s, Organizational Leadership, Strategic Planning Groups, Finance, Corporate Real Estate, and Information Technology to ensure optimal integration with enterprise planning processes. You will develop strategic workforce plans to address enterprise business needs and align with the necessary stakeholders including: Talent Acquisition, Enterprise Learning & Development, Finance, Corporate Real Estate, and Information Technology. These workforce plans articulate our strategic, tactical, and financial goals, along with any risks and dependencies.

Day to day…

  • Identify challenges and trends

  • Do external benchmarking

  • Create current workforce profiles

  • Analyze and developing benchmark strength

  • Identify human capital needs

  • Identify risks (retention, Talent Acquisition, succession planning, etc.)

  • Think through implications

  • Gain buy-in on action planning goals/metrics

  • Develop both short and long-term plans

  • Lead and facilitate workforce planning projects with senior leaders and cross-functional teams to prioritize needs, identify stopgaps, identify critical roles, and assess workforce risks and impacts. Prepares and delivers executive level briefings, reports, and presentations focusing on actionable human capital insights and operational/strategic impact.

  • Build strong internal partnerships/relationships with business leaders and business planning groups, acting as an internal consultant to define and achieve strategic business and workforce objectives

  • We are currently building a plan that will include activities that we and the consultant will take to build these partnerships. These meetings often include senior leadership (VP and SVPs, as well as Finance and other important stakeholders. This means that several different types of skillsets are required. This may be an outdated term, but this employee will need to have executive presence. To me, that means the right balance of character, substance, and style. On one hand, they need to be able to be financially articulate enough to speak with our finance counterparts. On the other hand though, they will need to exhibit their business and strategic acumen when meeting with high level leaders.


You Absolutely need to have…

  • Bachelor's degree (or higher) in Finance, Economics, Mathematics, Statistics, Business or related field.

  • 5 years of experience within a workforce planning, operational/strategic Finance, or human capital analytics function.

Other Stuff we believe will be helpful…

  • Expert in the Microsoft office suite (excel, access, project, word).

  • Experience developing short- and long-range workforce plans.

  • Experience identifying talent needs and skill gaps based on strategic initiatives and organizational strategy.

  • Experience implementing enterprise-wide projects.

  • Strong influencing and negotiation skills.

  • High level business acumen.

  • Experience cross-functional and cross-organizational relationships.

  • Highly proficient in critical thinking, consulting, communication (oral and written), analysis, business, financial, and budget planning.

  • Experience engaging and consulting with senior leadership.

  • High attention to detail with the ability to synthesis information and identify the root cause.

  • Comfort with Ambiguity: Can effectively cope with change; can shift gears comfortably; can decide and act without having the total picture; can comfortably handle risk and uncertainty.

You should know…

  • We offer a fantastic Total Rewards Package that includes things like a wide selection of health plans, preventative health reimbursement, 401(k) savings plan with company match and automatic company contributions, tuition reimbursement, professional development, volunteer programs, employee assistance program, electric service discount, and many more perks.

  • This position requires you to be legally authorized to work directly as employees for any employer in the United States without visa sponsorship.

Southern California Edison, an Edison International (NYSE:EIX) company, serves a population of approximately 15 million via 5 million customer accounts in a 50,000-square-mile service area within Central, Coastal and Southern California. Join the utility leader that is safely delivering reliable, affordable electricity to our customers for over 125 years.

SCE is 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. *LI-HY1