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HR Systems Project Manager

  • Location: Charlotte, North Carolina, 28202
  • Salary: 48.41
  • Job Type:Contract

Posted 15 days ago

Terrific Long-Term Contract Opportunity with a FULL suite of benefits!

As one of the largest financial institutions in the world, our client has been around for over 150 years and is continuously innovating in today's digital age. If you want to work for a company that is not only a household name, but also truly cares about satisfying customers' financial needs and helping people succeed financially, apply today.

Position: HR Systems Project Manager 
Location: Charlotte, NC
Term: 12 months

Day-to-Day Responsibilities:

  • Reporting into the Human Resources Group; this position will be responsible for leading complex, cross-functional, and/or enterprise-wide projects within Human Resources (HR).
  • He / she will manage all activities in a project life-cycle (initiation, planning, executing, and control/close), ensuring compliance with enterprise standards, matrix management of project resources as well as providing status updates and escalations as needed to key stakeholders within the HR.
  • Specific responsibilities include:
    • Ensure successful program/project planning and delivery to meet business/customer expectations
    • Consult with business partners to clarify and define program/project approach, scope, budget and timeline; escalating as necessary
    • Provide value-added counsel on project investments that will best meet strategic business objectives
    • Ensure adherence to the Enterprise Project Management policies, standards and methodology
  • Accountable for direct and independent management of primarily high risk/strategic projects (occasionally moderate risk) and/or participates as a member of larger effort(s) to independently manage sub-program component(s) of high complexity under the purview of a program/project leader. Successfully informs and influences sponsors and key stakeholders to promote success of project prioritization, senior and executive leadership through times of ambiguity, and obstacle management.
  • Seeks counsel of peers, stakeholders, and/or program/project leads in times of strategically complex or critical ambiguity and adapts planning, communications, and engagements accordingly.
  • Incorporates multi-business and enterprise support operations organizational/ systems knowledge and navigation to anticipate change impacts.
  • Ensures full understanding of project impacts then translates that into comprehensive engagement strategies.
  • Performs all usual duties of a Project Manager in accordance with policy, methodology and artifact creation.
  • This includes needs identification; resource requirements; project dependencies, planning and progression; financials management; status reporting; prolific and effective communications; ongoing risk assessment and adaptation; and appropriate escalation strategies and implementation.
  • Incorporates regular and appropriate consultation with executive leadership, sponsors, business and other stakeholders to validate project trajectory and project performance feedback.
  • Ensures that Risk Controls are met.
  • Provides performance feedback to managers of project team members.

Is this a good fit? (Requirements):

  • 8+ years of experience in one or a combination of the following: project management, project delivery, project methodologies, digital product/program management, strategic planning or implementation