Human Resource Project Manager

Our global client is in need of a part-time (about 20 hours per week) HR Project Manager to join their team for a 6+ month project to streamline business processes.

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Job Description

Our client is looking for an experienced HR Project Manager to work part-time, about 20 hours a week, helping to streamline organizational process across multiple business units and locations. This consultant will look across the specific business aligned processes to identify further opportunities for efficiencies. The ideal candidate will have experience managing large global projects efficiently.

Roles & Responsibilities:

  • Partner with internal stakeholder to create global process design and development
  • Leads strategic, global projects for HR: leads project reviews utilizing expert knowledge of project management methodologies, tools and processes
  • Global process templates & complete preparation needed to be ready for localization
  • Provides mentorship, coaching and development for project team members as appropriate.
  • Coordinate and facilitate workshops that facilitate the roll out of streamlined processes
  • Co-facilitate localization workshops and process walkthroughs
  • Define, measure and monitor project controls & progress to identify variances from the plan and resolve issues as appropriate
  • Engage and manage stakeholders as appropriate to ensure understanding and alignment
  • Accountable for providing project sponsors and stakeholders with project status, actively communicating issues and threats, and ensuring that leadership alignment is a priority
  • Work with business to ensure projects are successfully implemented and benefits and value are realized
  • Ensure successful completion of all project phases and closure of all aspects of the project

Required Skills & Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent practical experience 
  • 10+ years of project management experience 
  • 5+ years of HR and/or relevant business experience 
  • Project management experience in Human Resources 
  • Experience anticipating issues, problem solving and implementing solutions, including referring critical issues to the appropriate level of management, and improving efficiency, quality, cost and productivity 
  • Ability to operate at both the strategic and tactical level
  • Demonstrated ability to build strong client relationships and influence key stakeholders 
  • Ability to work independently and handle multiple priorities simultaneously in a lean environment 
  • Competence in connecting people to each other and the business strategy, leveraging technology and processes where appropriate 
  • Demonstrated strong business acumen 
  • Demonstrated understanding of evolving HR landscape 
  • Strong drive for results with results/outcome focus 
  • Experience in developing and analyzing business cases to ensure a value-added solution 
  • Strong leadership, stakeholder management and communication skills - ability to thrive as part of a global team 
  • Strong analytical and assessment skills 
  • Proven consulting and contracting skills that drive high performance 
  • Skilled in change management and conflict management 
  • Strong analytical and assessment skills
  • Independent thinker and problem solver
  • Strong influencing skills and negotiation skills, together with strong communication skills
  • Excellent teacher and coach with a desire to build capability in the organization and others

 

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