HR Project Manager

 New York, United States       Permanent contract        Project Management

Responsibilities

As part of the HR Projects, Efficiency and Analytics team, the HR Project Manager manages projects and commits on delivering the end result expected by the sponsor. This individual organizes and manages their project as efficiently as possible to provide high quality of delivery with respect of budget allocated and timeline expected. This person ensures that their project contributes to customer service quality, organization efficiency and processes enhancements. They ensure effective and transparent governance and escalates issues and risks at the right level and at the right moment.


Core missions

Responsible for projects within the Human Resources department:

  • Organization
  • Processes
  • Strategic studies
  • Implementation of HRIS project/new functionalities

Responsibilities

  • Planning and Defining Scope
  • Activity Planning and Sequencing
  • Developing Schedules
  • Time Estimating
  • Cost Estimating
  • Developing a Budget
  • Documentation and Monthly Reporting
  • Creating Charts and Schedules
  • Risk Analysis
  • Managing Risks and Issues
  • Monitoring and Reporting Progress
  • Team Leadership
  • Strategic Influencing
  • Business Partnering
  • Working with Vendors
  • Scalability, Interoperability and Portability Analysis
  • Controlling Quality
  • Benefits Realization
  • Prepare Workshops, Operating and Steering Committee materials
  • Chair Workshops, Operating and Steering Committees
  • Participate in the design of architecture changes in relation to the HRIS strategy.
  • Use Project Management best practices: identify project scope, define project plan and workload, follow up and report regularly to projects sponsors (steering committee), escalate issues.
  • Strong analytical skills in order to assess, review processes by identifying strengths and weaknesses and suggest new work processes with a straight through processing approach (identify gains of productivity when possible).
  • Prepare, edit requirements, specifications, business processes and recommendations related to proposed solution respecting compliance requirements.
  • Lead testing efforts, define test conditions, and develop accurate and complete test plans. Train users on new applications, edit user's procedures. 

Profile Required

Competencies:

  • A self-starter who is comfortable working in a very dynamic environment, with rapidly changing priorities.
  • Rigorous, dynamic, detail oriented, fast learner and able to work in a high pressure environment
  • Problem solving and analytical skills
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Team player with collaborative attitude
  • Ability to manage multiple priorities, commitments and projects
  • Proactive leader, self-motivated and results-oriented
  • Advanced skills interfacing with business partners (Human Resources, IT, finance and risk) to comprehend and document business requirements and their priority as well as develop technical or user process solutions
  • Knowledge on Human Resources processes is a plus
  • Experience coordinating and facilitating project execution and delivery commitment with other teams under different operational time zones

Desired/Plus:                                         

  • Project Management Certification

PRIOR WORK EXPERIENCE

  • 5+ years with project management experience;
  • 5+ years of experience directly interfacing with business clients to comprehend and develop technical or user process solutions;
  • Experience working with global teams – experts, support, infrastructure, development.


Business Insight

At Societe Generale, we live by our 4 core values of commitment, responsibility, team spirit and innovation. We are engaged and demonstrate consideration for others. We act ethically and with courage. We focus our talent and energy on collective success. We experiment and propose new ideas. This way, we maximize our ability to serve client needs and anticipate market changes. Societe Generale is committed to strengthening bonds with colleagues, communities and the world in which we live, because relationships are at the heart of how we operate.


Employees should understand the institution’s approach to risk management and their respective roles in supporting a strong risk culture, as outlined in the SGUS Operations Enterprise Risk Management Framework.


At Societe Generale, we live by our 4 core values of commitment, responsibility, team spirit and innovation. We are engaged and demonstrate consideration for others. We act ethically and with courage. We focus our talent and energy on collective success. We experiment and propose new ideas. This way, we maximize our ability to serve client needs and anticipate market changes. Societe Generale is committed to strengthening bonds with colleagues, communities and the world in which we live, because relationships are at the heart of how we operate.


We are an equal opportunities employer and we are proud to make diversity a strength for our company. Societe Generale is committed to recognizing and promoting all talents, regardless of their beliefs, age, disability, parental status, ethnic origin, nationality, sexual or gender identity, sexual orientation, membership of a political, religious, trade union or minority organisation, or any other characteristic that could be subject to discrimination.

Job code: 20000FB3
Business unit: SG AMERICAS OPERATIONAL SECURITIES
Starting date: 07/09/2020
Date of publication: 08/07/2020
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HR Project Manager

Permanent contract   |   New York   |   Project Management