Project Manager

Adecco is currently assisting a local client in their search to fill an exciting Project Manager role in Kansas City, MO!  Apply now if you meet the qualifications listed below!

POSITION: Project Manager
LOCATION: Kansas City, MO

HOURS: Full-time
DURATION: Approximately 12 - months, with potential to extend

Responsibilities & Job Description

Be a functional leader in the HCM Workday implementation, including understanding key business needs and objectives, short and long-term business roadmap, system capabilities and data -- bringing them all together to meet identified business goals. Provide leadership in the planning and execution the project, including system design, configuration and testing, and contribute to long-term, strategic business planning. Establish and nurture positive relationships with HR product owners, project participants, vendor partners and other stakeholders. Measure and be accountable for the short- and long-term project results.

• Provide functional leadership for Workday HCM implementation, focusing on Payroll, Benefits, Compensation and Talent modules, ensuring that a solid solution is created for the business.
• Establish a detailed understanding the business needs of the assigned HR Center of Excellence and define objectives and deliverables to meet those needs.
• Complete testing planning and execution for the implementation, which will also include regular patches and twice-annual releases.
• Have a deep understanding of the applicable technology and business roadmap, provide input into and participate in new projects. Partner with downstream technology teams and vendors to communicate HCM-related impacts.
• Provide input into status reporting, change management, training and end-user communications.

• Facilitate design sessions, planning meetings and other sessions necessary to implement the solution.
• Prepare and gain approval, when needed, on overall business plans or policy or process changes.

Education / Experience Requirements
• Bachelor's degree in Business, Project Management, Management Information Systems, Computer Science or related area, or the equivalent through a combination of education and work experience.
• Five years HR systems or project management or related experience; experience with Workday a significant plus.
• Demonstrated decision-making, analytical and problem solving abilities.
• Track record of establishing priorities and meeting deadlines.
• Effective written and oral presentation skills and facilitation skills. Ability to communicate with all levels of internal associates, external vendors and business partners.
• Ability to work effectively as part of a team, but with little formal supervision or guidance.
• Effective supervisory skills in a matrix-management environment.
• Proficiency with Microsoft Office software and project planning tools.

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If you have any questions surrounding the application process, please feel free to reach out to: Natasa Jankovic at

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