Human Capital Project Manager

Human Capital Project Manager
Posted 4 years ago

Human Capital Project Manager : Workday Software – Global Implementation
Location:United States – California – Santa Clara County

Industry:Pharmaceutical / Biotech
Job Category:HR Management – HR Information Systems

The company inspires and supports discoveries that advance the quality of life. They provide life science, diagnostic and applied market laboratories worldwide with instruments, services, consumables, applications and expertise. They enable customers to gain the answers and insights they seek —- so they can do what they do best: improve the world around them.

Here is the opportunity to become one of the driving forces of the company’s Global HR Services Team.

You will be a major contributor for our Next Generation of Human Resources Systems as they migrate their legacy environment to Workday, their new Human Capital Management (HCM) System. You will have the opportunity to work with all HR functions (Payroll, Compensation & Benefits, HR Administration, Staffing, Learning) and HRIT cross functional teams in the planning, project management, analysis, design and implementation of HCM across geographical and functional areas.

Key Responsibilities include but will not be limited to:

  • HR Project Manager for one or more of the main tracks of the global implementation of the Workday HCM project; examples, HR functional processes, data migration, user acceptance test, cutover activities, etc.
  • Administration, configuration, testing new releases of the HCM system after implementation.
  • Functional owner of global HR administration processes, technology and systems. Includes the administration, process development, transactions, and implementation and delivery of global HR Systems.
  • Manage complex projects from start to finish inclusive of project planning, execution, tracking, facilitating technical/operational requirements identification and working with the IT department on projects with IT system delivery components.
  • Manage changes to existing processes and systems by working with HR functional owners to:
  • Document requirements for changes
  • Manage the testing process of changes
  • Approve production implementation of changes
  • Participate in communications/training efforts of the changes as needed * Maintain responsibility for the administration of the company’s programs. This includes:
  • Thinking through analytical models that provide the necessary information
  • Be the deep support contact on related systems and processes
  • Support program and executive reporting needs * Provide HR data expertise and administration in support of key processes

Security Clearance Required:No
Visa Candidate Considered:No

Base Salary -$130,000 to $160,000
Full-timeBenefits -Full
Relocation Assistance Available -Possible for ideal candidate
Commission Compensation -No
Bonus Eligible -Yes
Overtime Eligible -No
Interview Travel Reimbursed -Yes

5+ to 7 years experience
Seniority Level -Mid-Senior
Management Experience Required -No
Minimum Education -Bachelor’s Degree
Willingness to Travel -Occasionally


They are looking for candidates with the following skill-set and qualifications:

  • Bachelor or Master’s degree, or equivalent experience. A degree in a HR or IT discipline is preferred.
  • Minimum 10+ years’ experience with dedicated project management using industry standard project management tools and techniques in a global environment.
  • Experience implementing and/or supporting one of the top HCM systems, Workday strongly preferred, for a global company.
  • Functional knowledge of all HCM modules (e.g. Compensation, Talent, Recruiting/Onboarding, Self-Service, etc.).
  • Experience testing new releases of one of the major HCM systems, Workday strongly preferred, is desired.
  • Excellent understanding of HR business practices and how they relate to and are incorporated into HCM systems.
  • Experience integrating Acquisitions into HCM systems is a plus.
  • Expertise of information technology and working with IT teams.
  • Working knowledge of Agile methodology.
  • Strong analytical skills.
  • Expertise in creating test plans and testing HCM and other HR systems.
  • Demonstrated experience handling sensitive employee data (data privacy) and confidential materials.
  • Experience with report writer tools desired.
  • Working knowledge of PeopleSoft a plus.
  • Efficiency with Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, SharePoint) and various presentation tools (e.g. WebEx).

Apart from the above mentioned more technical skills and knowledge, the following complete your candidate profile:

  • Strong interpersonal, team building, leadership, presentation and communication skills.
  • Ability to communicate effectively within all levels of the organization.
  • Ability to work independently or with teams, highly motivated to achieve results.
  • Work with geographically dispersed organizations in a multi-cultural environment.
  • Ability to multi-task and to take on new and unfamiliar assignments.

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: $130,000.00 to $160,000.00 /year

Application Questions

  • How many years of Compensation, Talent, Recruiting/On-boarding experience do you have?
  • How many years of integrating Acquisitions into HCM systems experience do you have?
  • How many years of project management using industry standard tools experience do you have?
  • How many years of testing HCM and other HR systems experience do you have?
  • How many years of testing new releases of one of the major HCM systems experience do you have?
  • How many years of top HCM systems, Workday cloud software strongly preferred experience do you have?
  • How many years of workday cloud software experience do you have?
  • What is the highest level of education you have completed?
  • Do you speak Proficient English (Must)?
  • Are you authorized to work in the following country: United States?

Job Features

Job CategoryPermanent

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