Senior HR Workday Project Manager (46150)
Job Type: Full Time
FTE/Bi-Weekly Hours: 1.0/80
Hours in Shift: 8
Location: Palo Alto, CA
***This is a 2-year Fixed-Term role with Benefits ***
The Senior HR Workday Project Manager is responsible for the coordination and management of the HR scope, timeline, budget, preparation and delivery of the Workday HCM and Payroll system. This position will work closely with the HR stakeholders to ensure appropriate coordination of project deliverables in coordination with Payroll and IT.
Employees must abide by all Joint Commission requirements including, but not limited to, sensitivity to cultural diversity, patient care, patients’ rights and ethical treatment, safety and security of physical environments, emergency management, teamwork, respect for others, participation in ongoing education and training, communication and adherence to safety and quality programs, sustaining compliance with National Patient Safety Goals, and licensure and health screenings.
Employees must perform all duties and responsibilities in accordance with the C-I-CARE Standards of the Hospital. C-I-CARE is the foundation of Stanford’s patient-experience and represents a framework for patient-centered interactions.
Assures the coordination and integration of all Workday related tasks / projects and assists with the continual alignment of projects to business goals and objectives
Consolidates and coordinates the management of common and disparate activities, risk, quality, knowledge coordination, issues, resources and scope among multiple projects
Conducts appropriate and effective communications (both upward and downward) keeping all members of the project teams informed
Institutes mechanisms to capture and assess all issues that may have an impact on the enterprise
Identifies gaps or overlaps across Workday and HR technology projects and directs appropriate action
Keeps senior management informed of likely cost, duration, and required management involvement
Alert Project Managers & Leads to all aspects of project changes, risks, and their required involvement
Defines the overall delivery strategy and monitors the schedule across multiple projects
Insures that projects’ target benefits are on track to predetermined milestones.
Ensures project initiating, planning, executing, controlling, and closing mechanisms are in place for the effective and efficient execution of the project tasks.
Continually assesses and manages risk and associated mitigation strategies
Assure that needs and concerns of all stakeholders are documented and follow the appropriate escalation path. Will strive to address and avoid conflict where possible across multiple projects.
Defines and manages overall communications of project status. Ensures all stakeholders receive project status communication that is sufficient in frequency and detail.
Reports to the leadership team on overall progress, benefits, costs, issues and risk in a timely manner
Works closely with the functional HR teams to ensure effective post implementation support resources and processes are in place
Continually negotiates, assesses and manages vendor/subcontractor service level agreement/contract performance
Continually assesses and manages cost management with the overall project (in conjunction with IT Budget Personnel)
Develops, implements, and sustains the effectiveness of the project quality and process improvement guidelines in harmony with PMO guidelines
Ensures issues are resolved and decisions made promptly so that the projects can progress in the time-frame
Assesses internal and external change requests and manages scope
Monitors exceptions to identify and proactively manage deviations in progress, trends, and problems
Coordinates project audits. Serves as point of contact for all external audit initiatives.
Equal Opportunity Employer Stanford Health Care (SHC) strongly values diversity and is committed to equal opportunity and non-discrimination in all of its policies and practices, including the area of employment. Accordingly, SHC does not discriminate against any person on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation or gender identity and/or expression, religion, age, national or ethnic origin, political beliefs, marital status, medical condition, genetic information, veteran status, or disability, or the perception of any of the above. People of all genders, members of all racial and ethnic groups, people with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply. Qualified applicants with criminal convictions will be considered after an individualized assessment of the conviction and the job requirements.
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Bachelor’s degree in Business, Information Technology or Healthcare field
Minimum of five (5) years of experience in the software/system development and Health Care industries.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
Demonstrated ability to guide experienced team members and communicate program goals clearly to both HR and business stakeholders.
Demonstrated customer-orientation, including ability to identify and target pain points for the business.
Demonstrated understanding of market trends and leading practices related to business technology, as well as for HR as a whole.
Ability to evaluate and negotiate contracts and manage vendor service agreements.
Ability to communicate effectively at all levels of the organization including with executives, physicians, and nurses.
Unique combination of operational expertise, business process management principles and strategic planning to drive operational effectiveness.
Ability to manage complex projects and resources (people, costs, and time) across multiple sub-teams.
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