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Absence Management Specialist

Clayton, Missouri Apply Now Job ID 1157535 Category Human Resources Organization Centene Corporation Schedule Full-time

Position Purpose:Assist with the administration and communication of Centene’s leave of absence programs. 

  • Serve as strategic and consultative partner for the Absence Management program to provide the best support and experience for employees, managers, and HRBPs enterprise wide
  • Analyze leave data to help advise on current processes or create new ones within the Absence Management Team
  • Accountable for aligning process, policy, and strategy throughout the entire enterprise by driving the Absence Management agenda and having a deep knowledge of federal and state leave laws
  • Develop, generate, and present reports on a regular basis to analyze leave data and trends
  • Develop and deliver leave related training for employees, managers, and human resources professionals to drive correct behaviors and processes
  • Continuously seeking improvement through benchmarking industry processes and programs to deliver best in class Absence Management program
  • Qualifications:


    • Bachelor’s degree in Business, Human Resources, Leave Management, Disability Studies, Benefits, or related field or equivalent experience. 
    • 1+ years of human resources experience. 
    • Knowledge of absence management related concepts and practices such as FMLA and ADAAA. 
    • Experience with Microsoft Office applications, including Excel, Word and PowerPoint. 
    • Experience in HRIS systems, particularly related to HRMS, disability and payroll systems preferred. 
    • Exposure to Workday preferred.

    Centene is an equal opportunity employer that is committed to diversity, and values the ways in which we are different. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, or other characteristic protected by applicable law.

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