Human Resources Consultant Process Improvement Specialist

  • Location
    Alpharetta , Georgia
  • Category
    Accounting & Finance - Consultant
  • Job type

POSITION: Senior HR Consultant
LOCATION: Alpharetta, GA
DURATION: 2.5 months *Possibility of extension*

This position will successfully drive process improvement efforts for enterprise HR services and other shared corporate services (Finance, Legal, Real Estate, or Corporate Governance) to achieve significant financial, operational, customer satisfaction, and/or employee satisfaction impact. The role will report to the Director of Corporate Functions and be part of a high performing team driving process improvements for corporate shared services. This person will be a critical player in the ever changing and growing business to deliver the right service, to the right customers, at the right price.
• Provide consultative services to senior executives and business unit managers including financial reviews, analysis of business processes and value streams business case development, and strategic project identification.
• Manage both tactical and strategic projects throughout various areas of the business to deliver incremental revenue, cost/expense reductions, and working capital optimization.
• To be a change agent driving cultural change focused on the success of our business and its customers
• Work with LSS Director and Executive Sponsor in Human Resources to ensure Six Sigma program is in-line with the strategic objectives.
• Identifies projects with expense reduction or other strategic benefit
• Advises functional groups by providing strategic direction to initiative prioritization, integration and resource application
• Works with Sponsor and steering team for function to ensure that six sigma support is strategically aligned with business or functional area objectives
• Ensures that functional area six sigma policies and procedures align with six sigma corporate vision
Project Execution
• Lead projects from inception to benefit realization and control.
• Lead cross-functional teams, including members of business/functional staff and external vendors
• Deliver results that achieve or surpass projects targets based on ROI, customer satisfaction, or employee satisfaction improvement objectives
• Meet project timelines to manage realization of project benefits and maintain downstream effect on project funnel
• Monitors and communicates the results of process improvement projects/ initiatives to management and the Executive Leadership Team
• Communicate to and influence stakeholders of all levels
• Develops and maintains productive customer, staff, and management relationships through individual contacts and group meetings.
• Act as an ambassador and change agent to build a culture of continuous improvement
• Drive adoption of tools and methods by reinforcing the value proposition
• Participate in the propagation of Six Sigma knowledge across the business unit through the delivery of Green Belt training and other informal sessions

• Minimum of 6 yrs project management, management consulting, and/or process improvement experience within corporate shared services (Finance, HR, Legal, Real Estate, or Governance).
• Minimum 3 yrs. experience with HR services preferred.
• Proven track record of results from the application of process improvement methodologies (Six Sigma, Lean, Kaizen, and Workout tools, problem solving / root cause analysis and process management) and effective change leadership.
• Strong project management skills and experience in leading/managing matrixed teams
• Strong financial (P&L) understanding and business acumen required: ROI, IRR, cost benefit analysis, and presenting business cases to Senior Leaders.
• Demonstrated ability to motivate, influence and gain commitment at all levels of the organization.
• Strong facilitation and oral/written communication skills. Confident presenter and public speaker.
Additional Knowledge & Skills
• Experience coaching others in process improvement frameworks and/or delivering training desirable
• Experience leading projects across functional boundaries
• Experience in a health care services (distribution, technology, or services) environment preferred
• Experience as a business consultant preferred
• PC Skills: Expertise in Microsoft Office Tools (Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Visio)
• Bachelor's degree required, preferably in a technical discipline
• MBA or relevant graduate degree preferred
• Lean/Six Sigma certification (Black Belt)
• Project Management Institute (PMP) certification highly desirable
Travel required: Up to 25% may be required, depending on the project. Travel frequency may be higher during project ramp-up and implementation phases as needed

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