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PPL Corporation Lead HR Operations Analyst in Allentown, Pennsylvania

Company Summary Statement

As one of the largest investor-owned utility companies in the United States, PPL Corporation (NYSE: PPL), is committed to creating long-term, sustainable value for our 3.5 million customers, our shareowners and the communities we serve. Our high-performing regulated utilities — PPL Electric Utilities, Louisville Gas and Electric, Kentucky Utilities and Rhode Island Energy — provide an outstanding experience for our customers, consistently ranking among the best utilities in the nation. PPL’s companies are also addressing challenges head-on by investing in new infrastructure and technology that is creating a smarter, more reliable and resilient energy grid. We are committed to doing our part to advance a cleaner energy future and drive innovation that enables us to achieve net-zero carbon emissions by 2050 while maintaining energy reliability and affordability for the customers and communities we serve. PPL is a positive force in the cities and towns where we do business, providing support for programs and organizations that empower the success of future generations by helping to build and maintain strong, diverse communities today.

Overview

The purpose of the Lead HR Business & Compliance Analyst is to provide HR with analytical, functional, compliance, and business process expertise for HR and its customers. This position plays a lead role in maintaining and enhancing HR processes and consults with customers to drive solutions and analytics within the HR landscape. The Lead Analysts support HR Operations by supporting and maintaining HR applications, structure, processes and procedures to deliver programs to Corporate HR and our business segments. The role is also responsible for compliance, reporting and metrics in support of regulatory requirements and to deliver business metrics to support organizational needs. In this role, the analyst supports functional testing of HR system changes, troubleshooting, approving HR security requests and functional helpdesk support.

Responsibilities

  1. Promotes and supports new or improved business processes by participating in strategic planning and driving solutions and assisting in implementation of HR applications and processes.

  2. Delivers HR compliance program and completes regulatory review for PPL, including annual regulatory reporting to meet federal, state and local requirements.

  3. Manages and produces HR metrics.

  4. Manages HR security for access to HR information and reports.

  5. Understands critical business needs and problems of the business. Advocates business solutions and/or initiatives that will move the business closer to achieving its vision, mission, and strategic goals.

  6. Maintains an awareness of business process and technology trends and changes. Promotes and supports solutions that will add value and contribute to the success of PPL.

  7. Provides diagnosis, analysis, and resolution of business problems. Develops alternative approaches to solving problems and meeting customer needs.

  8. Leads the functional analysis, testing, and migration of new or upgraded products and technologies.

  9. Provides in-depth expertise and support, including production support for various HR functional areas (e.g. Recruiting, Compensation, Talent Management, Payroll, Security, Benefits, etc.).

  10. May directly or indirectly supervise a small group of individual contributors.

  11. Manages HR projects for successful delivery coordinating HR staff and resources outside of HR as required to deliver changes.

  12. May be assigned an Electric Utilities emergency and storm role. This is a special assignment that comes into play during storms and other emergencies when the company needs to restore power or respond to other issues affecting customer service. This role may necessitate the need to work after-hours, outside of your normal schedule.

  13. The company reserves the right to determine if this position will be assigned to work on-site, remotely, or a combination of both. Assigned work location may change. In the case of remote work, physical presence in the office/on-site may be required to engage in face-to-face interaction and coordination of work among direct reports and co-workers.

Qualifications

  1. Bachelor's degree, or equivalent experience, in analytics, informatics, computer science, programming, HRIS, or business applications.

  2. 10-15 years' experience in an operational function supporting HR business analysis and process design.

  3. Bachelor's degree, or equivalent experience, in analytics, informatics, computer science, programming, HRIS, or business applications.

  4. 10-15 years' experience in an operational function supporting HR business analysis and process design.

  5. Promotes and supports new or improved business processes by participating in strategic planning and driving solutions and assisting in implementation of HR applications and processes.

  6. Delivers HR compliance program and completes regulatory review for PPL, including annual regulatory reporting to meet federal, state and local requirements.

  7. Manages and produces HR metrics.

  8. Manages HR security for access to HR information and reports.

  9. Understands critical business needs and problems of the business. Advocates business solutions and/or initiatives that will move the business closer to achieving its vision, mission, and strategic goals.

  10. Maintains an awareness of business process and technology trends and changes. Promotes and supports solutions that will add value and contribute to the success of PPL.

  11. Provides diagnosis, analysis, and resolution of business problems. Develops alternative approaches to solving problems and meeting customer needs.

  12. Leads the functional analysis, testing, and migration of new or upgraded products and technologies.

  13. Provides in-depth expertise and support, including production support for various HR functional areas (e.g. Recruiting, Compensation, Talent Management, Payroll, Security, Benefits, etc.).

  14. May directly or indirectly supervise a small group of individual contributors.

  15. Manages HR projects for successful delivery coordinating HR staff and resources outside of HR as required to deliver changes.

  16. May be assigned an Electric Utilities emergency and storm role. This is a special assignment that comes into play during storms and other emergencies when the company needs to restore power or respond to other issues affecting customer service. This role may necessitate the need to work after-hours, outside of your normal schedule.

  17. The company reserves the right to determine if this position will be assigned to work on-site, remotely, or a combination of both. Assigned work location may change. In the case of remote work, physical presence in the office/on-site may be required to engage in face-to-face interaction and coordination of work among direct reports and co-workers.

Remote Work

The company reserves the right to determine if this position will be assigned to work on-site, remotely, or a combination of both. Assigned work location may change. In the case of remote work, physical presence in the office/on-site may be required to engage in face-to-face interaction and coordination of work among direct reports and co-workers.

Equal Employment Opportunity

Our company is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer dedicated to diversity and the strength it brings to the workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, age, religion, sex, national origin, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identify, genetic information, disability status, or any other protected characteristic.

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