HCM Project Manager, NZ

Auckland, AUK, NZ

Description

Responsible for the overall direction, coordination, implementation, execution, control and completion of assigned projects. Ensuring consistency with company strategy, commitments, goals and adherence to quality standards and project management best practices.

Essential Functions

  • Leads larger scale SAP HCM and SuccessFactors software implementation projects for the customers.
  • Manages the full project delivery lifecycle from initiation through to production deployment and transition to managed services where required.
  • Is the Leader across the project team by acting by example, providing timely decisions through structured problem solving and team engagement.
  • Serves as the first point of contact for our delivery engagements and can develop positive engagement with the customer stakeholders.
  • Creates and manages the resourcing, quality of delivery and budget.
  • Manages all aspects of the project by identifying and managing to resolution in a timely manner any project issues and able to effectively mitigate delivery and customer engagement risks .
  • Develops, manages, and maintains a detailed delivery schedule to support on time delivery and effective team management (internal and external).
  • Tracks and manages project progress in terms of scope, budget, and timelines.
  • Identifies and documents Scope changes for Change Request/Change Order documentation and approval management.
  • Accurate resource forecasting and management of team members to agreed schedules, utilsing internal resource management tools.
  • Can contribute to the project management practice and its tools, processes, and capabilities.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Required Qualifications

  • Desirable Bachelor’s Degree in Information Systems, Information Technology or Business Management
  •  5+ years of PM experience.
  • PMI and/or Prince2 Certification preferred or evidence of delivering to a structured delivery methodology.
  • Desirable experience in SuccessFactors, SAP HCM, Oracle HCM, Workday HCM.
  • Mandatory PM experience on vendor side.

Desired Qualifications

  • Advanced degree
  • PMP, Prince2, Agile, and/or SCRUM Certification
  • 7-10 years of experience implementing or using SAP SuccessFactors and/or HCM or similar HRIS software
  • Previous experience in professional services or consulting industry
  • Previous experience with change management or business transformation projects
  • Previous experience managing projects involving integrations, data migration, or complex technical landscapes.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities (KSAs)

  • Skilled in SaaS technology solution deployment coupled with business acumen to compliment system consulting.
  • Knowledge and experience in effective test execution and management
  • Understanding of effective methods for customer enablement and adoption of systems (change management)
  • Advanced proficiency in Microsoft Office Product Suite.
  • Advanced experience in project schedule development utilizing recognized scheduling tools.
  • Completion of multiple SuccessFactors, SAP HCM or related projects with depth of knowledge.
  • Demonstrated expertise in Human Resources industry best practices and Project Management domain discipline.
  • Analytical and solutions oriented; ability to solve complex problems, provides detailed insight and constructive insight into problems and complex situations.
  • Identifies key factors that influence the viability of different solutions & clarifies information to solve problems.
  • Ability to build personal relationships with clients and peers, while inspiring and motivating others.
  • Ability to work in teams and independently..

Work Environment and Special Consideration

  • Work in a professional and/or remote office environment.
  • Will be required to travel to client locations. 
  • Routinely uses standard office equipment such as computers, phones and copiers.

Competencies

Excellence
Respect
Collaboration
Integrity
Courage

ABOUT THE RIZING COMPANY

Rizing is a privately held multi-million dollar international company fully committed to providing leading SAP functional and technical services to our customers.  We provide  best in-class solutions to meet the global demand for SAP consulting, implementation services, and products by leveraging our industry expertise to help companies run better.   For companies seeking to transform their business through SAP software, Rizing combines the scale and stability of a global company able to take on more complex projects with the expertise, focus, and attention of a boutique firm.   We offer specialized services in:   

  • Enterprise Asset Management (EAM) and Geospatial services
  • Human Capital Management (HCM)  through on-premise HCM and SuccessFactors 
  • Consumer Industries (CI) for Retail, Fashion, Consumer Products and Wholesale

If you value a culture that respects diversity, individual courage, integrity, excellence, and promotes team collaboration, Rizing may be right for you.