Assistant Director, Continuous Improvement - HR Process
Job ID: 2019-5555 Type: NYU IT (WS1170) # of Openings: 1 Category: Technology New York University
Manage all aspects of a project, from start to finish, so that it is completed on time and within budget. Design, communicate, and implement an operational plan for completing the project; monitor progress and performance against the project plan; take action to resolve operational problems and minimize delays. Identify, develop, and gather the resources to complete the project. This may include preparing designs and work specifications; developing project schedules, budgets and forecasts; and selecting materials, equipment, project staff, and external contractors. Liaise with other operational areas in the organization to secure specialized resources and contributions for the project. Conduct meetings and prepare reports to communicate the status of the project. Set priorities, allocates tasks, and coordinates project staff to meet project targets and milestones.
b. Required Education
Bachelor’s degree in related area
c. Required Experience
Minimum of 6-8 years' experience and expertise in project management experience with Workday/ Large HR System implementation projects. Including complex projects involving multiple functional groups, or equivalent combination of education and experience. Experience must include relevant business process improvement experience at the analyst level or higher within Human Resources. Experience with process design, requirements gathering, and facilitation. Demonstrated experience building metrics and dashboards for data driven decision making across the spectrum (process owners, executives, team members) and driving continuous improvement. Experience in process improvement consulting or process design within a service organization.
d. Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
Proven knowledge and application of process excellence, lean six sigma methodology, business analysis, reengineering, and process modeling and related tools and systems. Proven ability to scope, manage and deliver on projects and control costs. Excellent planning, analytical and problem solving skills. Effective people management and negotiation skills and ability to work effectively on cross-functional teams. Strong and professional written and verbal communication skills. Knowledge of financial operations. Project Management Professional certification. Demonstrated ability to deliver sensitive information and collaborate with key leaders on finding solutions for key issues. Must demonstrate proficiency in developing relationships and creating close partnerships with senior management. Ability to influence change at the business owner level of the organization.
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