Senior Project Manager – Payroll

  • Company:
    u&u Pty Ltd
  • Location:
  • Salary:
    negotiable / month
  • Job type:
    Full-Time
  • Posted:
    2 days ago
  • Category:
    Accounting

  • Globally recognised organisation boosting 2,000 employees across Australia
  • Initial 6-month daily rate contract reporting to a dynamic PMO Manager
  • Highly collaborative and friendly company culture

Looking for your next exciting project and keen to work close to home in Macquarie Park? Looking to join an industry market leader with a highly collaborative and authentic IT Leadership group that values staff and development? Passionate about project management and have proven experience implementing, upgrading or integrating payroll systems? Come and join our client!

About the Company

u&u. Greater Western Sydney has been engaged exclusively by an instantly recognisable global market leader to recruit a Senior Project Manager on an initial 6-month contract based in Macquarie Park. From humble beginnings, the business has grown substantially into one of the nation’s most respected organisations, employing over 2,000 staff across Australia. The company is highly profitable and innovative and have a diverse portfolio of services. They boast very low staff turnover due to their fun, dynamic and friendly culture. The culture is person-centred and enabling. Due to this ongoing growth and significant capital investment into a new strategic plan underpinned by IT transformation and enablement, this brand-new role has been created. Led by an entrepreneurial CEO and executive, the company has significant capital strength and value the strategic importance of IT as a competitive enabler to meet changing population demographics and capitalise on opportunities within this rapidly growing industry sector.

About the Role/Duties

The company are looking to upgrade their on-premise Ascender Pay solution and provide better integration with their HCM (Workday). The upgrade will also include analysis and transition of payroll reporting. The role will provide senior project management expertise, communication, support and continuous improvement of all project aspects. The role will manage a small team as part of a broader program and will work very closely with payroll SME’s and multiple third-party vendors to ensure successful project implementation. The role will also provide a strategy review and analysis of the path to potential cloud options in the future.

Further responsibilities of this role will include:

  • Developing and monitoring project scope, plans, budgets, risks and preparing project status update reports for senior management;
  • Identifying and managing business impacts and business readiness for change;
  • Working closely with the business to ensure positive organisational change; and
  • Manage stakeholder and end user engagement and communications throughout and following the project.

Skills & Experience

  • Minimum of three years’ experience in a similar Project Manager role with proven experience implementing or upgrading payroll systems (ideally Ascender);
  • You will have strong payroll integration experience with HCM systems (ideally Workday);
  • You will have proven vendor management experience and be across the regulatory and compliance requirements linked with payroll projects;
  • You will have experience with designing new payroll processes and procedures and will have proven experience driving tangible project outcomes through your highly collaborative and participative style;
  • You will be structured, polished and disciplined but realistic and pragmatic in your approach. You will highly collaborative and excellent with stakeholder engagement and change management; and
  • Above all else, you will have a humble, kind, friendly and trustworthy personality, with excellent listening skills. You will possess a strong customer orientation and be empathetic to non-tech savvy stakeholders. You will be articulate and conversational and get excited by the prospect of working for a global powerhouse on an exciting payroll upgrade project.

How to Apply

For more information, please call Steven Fulop (0418 994 446) or Adrian Zanatta (0413 471 320), at u&u Recruitment Partners quoting reference number 20063 or alternatively, to submit an application, please click below. We look forward to receiving your application and assisting you with your job search.

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