Senior Manager, HR Systems

San Francisco, CA 94105

Job Type: Lead / Hands-on Manager, Systems Admin Job Number: 6209 Salary Range: $170-185k

Job Description

Join a dynamic Human Resources team with our Client! The Senior Manager, HR Systems is an essential member of the HR Leadership Team. The Senior Manager leads our innovative HR Systems team and develops and maintains the strategic HR Systems Roadmap while leading administration and production support. Establishes objectives, goals, and priorities for implementing and supporting all HR Systems and leads complex, global HR Systems projects and enhancements. The Senior Manager acts as an internal consultant and liaison on HR Systems, working closely with HR and other departments. Leads global trainings and mentors end users on HR Systems. 
  1. Provide production coordination and administration for all HR systems, currently including Workday, Taleo, and others. 
  2. Maintain the HR Systems and Services Roadmap documents. Work with HR Systems Analysts and requestors to analyze and document enhancement requests, determine priority, and assess complexity.
  3. Configure new Workday modules, features, reports and security (HCM, Benefits, Advanced Compensation, and Talent & Performance).  Manage new HR Systems implementations.
  4. Drive HR System as system of record for employee data; manage governance of new system requests, and ensure alignment with global firm objectives. 
  5. Cultivate and manage business partner relationships both inside and outside of HR team to create and build on a foundation for long-term solutions delivery. 
  6. Lead HR System projects to enhance functionality and service to end users. 
  7. Lead/Participate in projects from conception to implementation; develop integrated plans, including project deliverable(s), strategic alignment, total cost management, enterprise-wide impacts, milestones, risks, assumptions, constraints, change management and overall project investment.
  8. Anticipate and identify complex issues. Present to appropriate management team the problem statement, suggested solutions, and associated costs. Lead management team to a decision on issue. 
  9. Lead or work closely with HR System Analysts on system design activities to assure that application solutions will exhibit expected levels of performance, security, scalability, maintainability, and reliability upon deployment.
  10. Ensure that staff is knowledgeable and trained on professional and technical matters.  Provide supportive coaching; set achievable, challenging team goals; develop skills of team members to ensure achievement of client service priorities.
  11. Ensure team is structured effectively to meet client service objectives.

Ideal Candidate       
  1. Bachelor’s Degree plus a minimum of 8 years related experience, or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  2. Prior HR Systems implementation and/or production support experience required.
  3. Minimum of 4 or more years of hands-on Workday HCM configuration experience required. Preferred experience with Benefits, Talent, and Advanced Compensation Workday modules.
  4. Prior experience managing a team.
  5. Workday Pro HCM Core certification strongly preferred.
  6. Experience with developing a system strategy/roadmap and driving results.


Target Range: $170K-$185K base range  


Meet Your Recruiter

Cara Partovich
VP of Recruiting

A graduate from Penn State where she received her degree in Communications and Business. She has been with TPG since February 2016, and got into recruiting as she has always been intrigued by it. When she is not in the office you can find her hanging in the city or traveling with her husband, baby girl and dog. 

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