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Project Manager, HR Services

Job Title: Project Manager, HR Services
Location: Meguro
Reference: EA9C6F4FC91E83FD
Job Published: June 14, 2019 13:37

Job Description

APAC HR services is looking for a strong Project Manager to join its team. In this role you will lead some of the new key strategic projects that are to change the way we operate our business over the next few years, with high visibility to the business.
Key responsibilities including but not limited to:
Ensure that HR Services project methodology is used consistently across all projects.

Oversee all ongoing projects and provide required support to the Project Team members.

Delivery of HR Services implementation project work stream(s), accountable for defining and launching new services to support employees in Japan and other APAC locations.

Through effective project management, support the development of frustration free Associate processes by questioning and challenging. At all times driving to the desired end state (a fully integrated and tiered HR Shared Services model) and ensuring the voice of the customer is reflected in everything that we do.

Build and maintain successful partnerships with the APAC/Japan HR Services team, HR stakeholders and key business sponsors across APAC and global HR Services.

Work with and establish project teams and ensure that all agreed strategic projects are progressing and delivering desired results on time and in budget, to include: process improvements, HR shared services, HR systems and delivery capability.

As required maintain relationships with internal/external vendors/parties to ensure teams are engaged and effectively utilizing the best tools available.

Report on project progress and status.

Assess new initiatives and projects to evaluate how they can support the strategic goals of APAC/Japan HR Services and its growth.

Maintain key relationships with HR partners to ensure non duplication of projects and to drive global engagement on key initiatives.

Educated to degree level.

8+ years of relevant program/project management experience, preferably in HR.

A formal qualification in project management is desirable.

Experience of leading / supporting HR processes related projects, HR Shared Service experience is an advantage

Experience in APAC wide and Regional projects and/or leading cross-functional projects would be advantageous.

Fluent in English and Japanese. Chinese/Korean languages would be considered an advantage.

Team management experience

Proven experience and expertise in HR within an intense fast paced customer driven environment.

Experience of working in a shared services environment and of the elements required to support the development of services, such as process redesign, call centre related systems and customer centric design.

Self-starter, strong drive, bias for action and result oriented

Highly organized, able to prioritize and work under pressure on a number of projects at the same time.

Enthusiastic team player with a strong drive to create a positive work environment

Excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to communicate at all levels within and outside the organization.

Demonstrated experience in managing and influencing senior stakeholders and matrix environment.

Excellent communication skills, ability to simplify complex topics for broad audiences.