Global Center Of Excellence Lead, Talent

Remote - USA/Eastern

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.


This role leads Rizing’s Global Center of Excellence (COE) for Talent Management. The role is Rizing’s market-facing expert in the Talent Management and Acquisitions modules, responsible for establishing a strong brand and credibility for Rizing as a trusted advisor in this area. It involves strong thought leadership and proven domain expertise and plays a critical role in driving our delivery and implementation approach as well as ensuring employee skills development and continuous leading practice processes for Talent, covering Talent Management (Performance & Goals, Compensation, etc.) and Talent Acquisition Recruitment, Onboarding, etc.). The Global COE Lead for Talent drives professional development across the organization for their subject area globally encouraging collaboration and knowledge sharing across all consultants that are members of the Center of Excellence. They will drive product decisions for HCM methodology, offerings, and products from a Talent perspective. This is a client-facing role, providing domain expertise, and thought leadership to existing customers and potential clients during sales processes.

Essential Functions

  • Responsible for the development and management of the Center of Excellence (COE) for Talent.
  • Enables consultants and sales teams globally in all aspects of Talent.
  • Owns delivery excellence initiatives for the area of expertise.
  • Delivers client projects as Lead Consultant or Solution Architect.
  • Owns the support of products across the Line of Business (LOB).
  • Responsible for the development of offerings across the LOB.
  • Creates and maintains tools & templates.
  • Responsible for the development of the Rizing HCM Project Methodology & associated tools/templates that are relevant to the subject area of expertise.
  • Responsible for the development of the Synchrony People & Payroll solution for Talent.
  • Responsible for Rizing’s approach to release management for Talent.
  • Consults and advises customers on Best Practice project implementation from the COE subject area.
  • Collaborates closely with project managers to optimize project success and profitability.
  • Designs and hosts knowledge-sharing sessions related to the COE area.
  • Contributes to software implementation standards and best practices. 
  • Mentors and coaches consultants on projects and implementations. 
  • Completes and maintains all necessary paperwork, timesheets, expenses, etc.

Essential Functions (Continued)

  • Maintains certifications & relevant qualifications for the team globally in the COE area.  
  • Sales support in the domain expertise.
  • Participates in internal project work as required.
  • Contributes to Methodology discussions/reviews.  
  • Delivers thought leadership by sharing expertise through blogs, webinars, etc. 
  • Contributes to training initiatives.
  • Contributes to customer-facing training materials/documentation.
  • Improves competitiveness and cost optimization while driving innovation.
  • Forms links and encourages collaboration across the lines of business to enable business objectives.
  • Measures performance through training, research, and extensive knowledge sharing in Talent globally.
  • Develops relationships with SAP, specifically their global product team for Talent.  
  • Involved in marketing activities such as the development of whitepapers, blogs, leading webinars, and event presentations.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in any business-related field, or equivalent work experience.
  • Relevant experience in Professional Services firm as a consultant.
  • Multiple relevant SuccessFactors certifications with at least one Talent module at a Professional Certification level.
  • Strong experience as a SuccessFactors Consultant.
  • Strong experience in HR business experience or familiarity with key Human Resource functions and concepts.

Desired Qualifications

  • Employee Central Certification (Associate level).

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities (KSAs)

  • Expert in various SuccessFactors modules and SAP software to a Professionally Certified level.
  • Ability to build personal relationships with clients and peers by inspiring and motivating others.
  • Analytical and solutions-oriented; Ability to solve complex problems, provides detailed insight and constructive criticism into problems/complex situations.
  • Strong presentation skills and meeting facilitation; displays confidence and poise in formal speaking situations; creates effective and compelling presentations while keeping meetings clearly focused on the agenda.
  • Excellent written and oral communication; attentively listens and shares knowledge/expertise.
  • Strong Thought leadership skills. 
  • Strong organizational, planning, and management skills, with self-management of multiple tasks and deliverables.
  • Advanced MS Office to include Word, Excel, Teams, PowerPoint, and smartsheet.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities (Continued)

Work Environment and Special Consideration

  • Works within a professional office and/or remote environment.
  • Works in a global setting, requiring domestic and international travel, and working outside of regular business hours to accommodate stakeholders in multiple time zones.
  • Routinely uses standard office equipment such as computers, keyboards, printers/scanners, and telephone applications.



Rizing provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.

This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.

Ready to become someone’s hero?

At Rizing we solve business challenges. We create solutions that accelerate our clients’ ability to excel at what they do best – so they can get back to doing more of what they do best. Our secret sauce is combining our industry knowledge with SAP technical expertise.

We’re a multi-million-dollar global SAP professional services firm who chose a specialized focus on SAP Enterprise Asset Management, Consumer Industries and Human Capital Management. We win through recognition that diversity spurs creativity. Our teams place collaboration, integrity, courage, mutual respect, and a commitment to excellence as their top priorities. And we often accomplish this through remote and virtual work environments.

We’re not so big to have lost sight of our mission and vision or to have lost connection with our clients. We’re the right size to deliver personal professional services and to give our employees opportunities that often aren’t available at larger firms.

If your passion is solving puzzles, improving processes, leading change as part of a team of SAP experts, then this might be the place for you.

Nearest Major Market: Eugene