The HRSS Project Manager is responsible for supporting the functional SAP processes and procedures as related to HR/Payroll Shared Services by initiating updates to SAP and incorporating the changes into business processes. Additionally the HRSS Project Manager will represent HR Shared Services in large scale project initiatives related to new SAP functionality. The candidate must have the ability to meet and manage multiple deadlines while maintaining a high quality of work.
Develop and maintain a thorough understanding of HR SAP functionality including how the HR module interfaces with other SAP modules and systems
Leads HRSS project planning to build understanding and adoption planning. Provides input and guidance from the end-user perspective. Creates testing scenarios
Conducts stakeholder analysis and impact assessment with HRSS Management team to accurately identify stakeholder groups that are impacted by change and to ensure that change management plans are targeted correctly; utilizes presentations and discussions at stakeholder and user meetings, email communication and other channels to gather additional input and inform plans
Liaises with SAP HR Technical team (Enterprise Business Solutions) and divisional HR offices to identify necessary organizational change management activities and incorporates them as critical milestones/dependencies in project plans.
Lead project teams of varying size through data updates related to project objectives
After initial project completion, transitions ongoing support to HRSS teams. Ensures needed documentation and training is in place for these teams.
Maintains system protocols by writing and updating procedures and assisting with training staff and customers as needed
Compiles and documents lessons learned to ensure continuous improvement and adjust future projects as appropriate.
Utilize project management software/tools to deliver projects timely
Prepares technical reports by collecting, analyzing, and summarizing information and trends.
Lead all Support Pack and testing initiatives related to SAP system changes with EBS in coordination with HR/Payroll Management Team
Monitor and initiate updates to website
Assist management with establishing and improving upon defined HR/Payroll procedures and processing methods to efficiently and accurately meet production and performance goals.
Be proactive in identifying and implementing workable solutions to business issues with the assistance of HR Managers.
Work with all staff members within HR shared services to create and manage effective relationships within the unit and build relationships enterprise-wide.
Responsible for creating a work environment that maintains confidentiality
Provide support to HR/Payroll teams as needed on meeting assigned deadlines
Bachelor's degree in Human Resources, Project Management, Information Systems or Business Management. Five years of related HR experience required but preferably in Project Management or Business Analysis. One year experience working in an enterprise resource planning environment or other HRIS/HRMS position is required. Additional experience working in a Human Resource ERP, IT unit, Business Analysis or as a Project Manager can be substituted for education.
The successful candidate will have/be
Project management experience in HR ERP environments (such as SAP, Oracle ERP)
Demonstrated ability in the use of information system technology to improve operational processes
Experience creating project plans and/or using project management software
Problem solving and root cause identification skills; solid analytical and technical skills
Ability to create collaborative work environment with all levels of employees
Knowledge of HRMS database design, structure, functions and processes, and experience with databases tools.
Strong knowledge of MS Office including Word, PowerPoint and Access. Advanced Excel skill is required.
Demonstrated ability to meet deadlines and prioritize work assignments
Excellent oral and written communication skills
Ability to communicate effectively with different levels of management
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