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Director, HR Operations

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Recruiter: Tina Herman
Hiring Manager: Daryl Teitler
Salary Grade: M6
Work type: Regular
Location: Omaha, Nebraska
Categories: Human Resources

Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Nebraska (BCBSNE) is more than just an insurance company; we exist to be there for people in the best and hardest moments of their lives.

Our team is the power behind that promise. And, as the industry rapidly evolves and we seek ways to optimize business processes and customer experiences, there’s no greater time for forward-thinking professionals like you to join us in delivering on it!

As a member of Team Blue, you’ll find purpose, opportunities and the support you need to build a meaningful career and make a powerful impact in our community.

The Director HR Operations & Total Rewards is responsible for developing and executing the HR Operations and Total Rewards strategy for the organization.  Responsible for the oversight of key operational areas including payroll, benefits, compensation, HRIS and HR regulatory/audit/compliance functions. 

What you'll do:

  • Develop and execute the HR operational and total rewards strategy of the organization.  Oversee and provide direction to a team of HR professionals to implement strategy initiatives through coaching, guidance, project mgmt., 1:1 meetings and team meetings
  • Support the BCBSNE Board of Directors, with emphasis on the Compensation Committee on employee benefits, compensation, incentive plans, executive compensation.  Prepare agenda materials for each meeting and present recommendations and proposals to the committee for review and approval.
  • Responsible for budget planning, vendor and contract management and vendor relationships with all HR operations, HR technology and Total Rewards vendors consisting of reviewing, renewing contracts, RFP process, aligning costs to contracts and establishing SLA’s and ensure SLA’s are being met. 
  • Provide general oversight of the day-to-day operational activities and resolve complex issues that arise related to HR regulatory compliance, employment laws, benefit and compensation compliance.
  • Support executive and senior leadership with compensation and benefits related strategies including designing options and presenting and sharing proposals

To be considered for this position, you must have:

  • Bachelors Degree in HR, Business Admin, or related field plus 7 years of experience in HR Administration.
  • An equivalent combination of education and experience may be substituted for this requirement.
  • The ability to meet or exceed the attendance and timeliness requirements of their departments.
  • The ability to work well in a team environment, and be capable of building and maintaining positive relationships with other staff, departments, and customers.

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed are representative of the knowledge, skill, and or ability required.

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Other duties may be assigned.

The strongest candidates for this position will also possess:
HR Certification such as SPHR, CCP, CBP


Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Nebraska (BCBSNE), as a federal contractor in our administration of the Federal Employee Program (FEP) and the Medicare Advantage (MA) Program, is required to comply with the government’s mandate that all federal contractors and subcontractors be vaccinated against COVID-19.  Accordingly, BCBSNE will be required to provide documented proof of vaccination against COVID-19, with exemptions for disability or religious reasons, for all of its employees if the decision is made by the Supreme Court to uphold the mandate.

Learn more about what makes BCBSNE such an exceptional place to work by visiting

We strongly believe that diversity of experience, perspective and background will lead to a better workplace for our employees and a better product for our customers and members.

Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Nebraska is an Equal Opportunity /Affirmative Action Employer - Minorities/Females/Disabled/Veterans



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