Company Details

Project/Program Manager III (HR and Payroll)

Job ID

: 22317


: Seattle, WA 98121, USA


: Not Specified

Job Views

: 264


: 2 months ago

Key Skills

HR, Human Resource, Payroll, workday

Job Description

Job Title               : Project/Program Manager III (HR and Payroll)

Location               : Seattle, WA

Duration              : 9 months


As the Program Manager owning Final Pay Initiatives you will champion innovation and help various stakeholders and project managers identify, design and implement workstreams that will change the way we process and deliver an associate’s last paycheck. This may include process improvements, technology-driven components, and the development of new cross-functional programs. You will be responsible for ensuring accurate pay for departing Client associates and will be asked to make optimal tradeoffs between schedule, resources, and scope.


The successful candidate will have a demonstrated track record of:

· Delivering complex, large-scale projects from initiation through delivery involving multiple teams

· Setting or collaborating on business objectives in order to deliver solutions with the most efficient use of resources and technologies

· Supporting critical relationships and negotiations of agreements with customers, suppliers or other external partners

· Building project plans and templates such as MS project schedules, risk logs, status reports, KPIs, etc.

· Tracking and reporting on the status of a portfolio of projects, both in person and in writing

· Successfully identifying and implementing process improvements using six sigma and data to inform priority

· Analyzing the needs of multiple stakeholders/users to improve projects; clearly documenting requirements

· Demonstrating a bias for action and an ability to deal with great ambiguity; one of the key success criteria for this position is the ability to effectively drive change in loosely defined situations

· Balancing big picture thinking to define strategy while staying on top of details to ensure smooth delivery

· Presenting compelling proposals and vision statements to a variety of technical and non-technical senior leadership audiences


Basic Qualifications

· Bachelor’s degree required

· 8-10 years project or program management experience

· Experience in HR processes and systems that help administer or control payroll or pay programs

· Advanced analytical and quantitative skills; ability to use hard data and metrics to back up assumptions, recommendations, and drive actions


Preferred Qualifications

· MBA Preferred

· PMP Preferred

· A passion for experimentation and innovation

· Experience in a complex, matrixed, global organization

· Prior experience in payroll, operations, compliance, and/or HR shared services

· Strength in verbal and written communication

· Strengths in problem solving, issue-resolution, ability to work in a deadline-driven environment, attention to detail, and ability to multitask

· Strong influencing and negotiation skills

· Demonstrated ability to work cross-functionally with multiple stakeholder teams, such as HR, operations, legal, payroll, and tech

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Employment Types

Contract - W2

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