HR - EMEA Project Manager
Posted on Nov 24, 2021 by eTeam Inc.
Role: EMEA Project Manager - HR
Location: London, UK
Duration: 6 months
The EMEA Project Manager aligned to our UK Subsidiarisation Programme will be responsible for the successful execution (leading supported by our colleagues in the US) on the critical HR workstream.
Team comprises of a PM, Business Implementation Manager (supports business readiness), a Business Analyst and a dedicated Test Manager. This role will report into the Head of UK Subsidiarisation Programme and be part of the wider Business Transformation, Change and Product team
Successful candidate will lead and be accountable for delivery a workstream in relation to HR - a time critical deliverable with regular liaison at C suite level across EMEA.
Demonstrate strong communication skills with all levels of stakeholders, including Executives and able to find solutions where stakeholders have differing views on both approach and impact.
Able to prepare and present to senior level executives with appropriate level of information/duration.
Effectively manage the project to scope/schedule/budget and challenge respective stakeholders as needed.
Manage the relationship between technology and the business at the project level.
Analyze project risks, issues, costs, and benefits and make relevant recommendations to business and IT leadership. Provide and implement action plans to mitigate risk when applicable.
Develop detailed project plans to manage the end-to-end project activities, interdependencies and execution approach.
Define purpose, clear roles, tasks, milestones, budgets, and measures of success.
Manage financial delivery and issue management processes, escalating issues and variances to budgets where necessary.
Plan and maintain project financial data monthly.
Build and foster a collaborative working environment amongst project team members.
Working knowledge of audit and regulatory practices ensuring projects they lead are 100% compliant with client standards.
Ensure JIRA and Confluence are used in accordance with client frameworks Project Management
Manage a complex agile project with no supervision finding innovative ways to deliver.
Possesses advanced leadership skills in influencing and communication.
Sets priorities under conditions of limited resources and competing demands.
Considers contingencies for the unexpected when planning long term work initiatives.
Builds credibility, establishes rapport and maintains communication with stakeholders at multiple levels, including those external to the organization.
Works to understand big picture and/or piece things together and considers both long/short term impact of work to the whole.
Can switch from detail to big picture seamlessly.
Ability to work in a Global Delivery Model with resources based in various geographic areas such as US/India.
SKILLS AND REQUIREMENTS
Thorough knowledge agile methodologies, JIRA and Confluence
Hands on PM comfortable rolling their sleeves up
Vast years of experience in large scale change ideally 3-4 in Agile minimum
Demonstrates advanced skills in finance, cross-cultural awareness, leadership, and communication at all levels of the organization (multiple forms), influence, negotiation and conflict resolution. Is seen as a leader within the organization, across Business, IT and at client.
Demonstrate advanced knowledge of plan development and execution, scope planning, schedule management, cost estimating and control, quality planning assurance, organizational planning, project communications, risk identification/response control and management
Demonstrate strong knowledge of project management methodologies and tools (multiple methods), resource management practices and organizational change management techniques.
PMP Certification is required. Location: Role to be based in the UK - currently working remotely due to COVID