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Global Director of HRIS in Washington, DC at SNI Technology

Date Posted: 5/16/2019

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Global Director of HRIS

The Global Director of HRIS is responsible for driving forward the selection, development and integration of all HR and payroll systems with particular emphasis on maximizing the ROI of Oracle PeopleSoft HRM. Will work closely with global leads and IT to coordinate multi-country deployment including resolution of issues and risks and managing the build of training and communications.

  • Drive the development and effective use of PeopleSoft to deliver efficient business processes, management information and analysis and maximize functionality
  • Work with senior stakeholders and IT to ensure that business solutions are efficiently delivered, leading change management
  • Develop and maintain a comprehensive understanding of the global HR operational functions and business needs for all HR processes
  • Collaborate with IT regarding the upgrade and development of HR systems striving to minimize customization and adapting business processes as necessary
  • Create, implement and maintain HRIS security policies and practices that support business needs. Regularly review and maintain audit reports
  • Ensure that HR data is captured accurately and consistently and that integrity is maintained
  • Develop and implement global best practices for data entry and report criteria design in PeopleSoft, and other globally used HR software, to deliver effective data tracking and global reporting capabilities to meet business need
  • Write, maintain and support a variety of reports and queries utilizing appropriate reporting tool
  • Work with the HR team to develop key HR metrics and analyses to support transparency, facilitate discussion of business process improvements and recommend related initiatives
  • Provide leadership to the Global HRIS team by establishing goals, assigning responsibility, setting priorities, monitoring deadlines and reporting progress
  • Ensure that accurate and clear documentation and process manuals are designed and maintained for all HR processes and systems and that training is provided as required
  • Troubleshoot global HR software process issues and propose solutions to improve our best practices
  • Maintain alignment of HRIS efforts with the goals and objectives of HR leaders working with all stakeholders to agree and implement global working practices and internal procedures and practices that support the HRIS strategy
  • Create and maintain a risk/ issue log, driving resolution and escalating as necessary for change management issues
  • Support projects by developing and implementing a flexible change management methodology/ framework for the delivery of projects, working closely with IT for integration into the existing IT change management process
  • Manage and build relationships with third-party suppliers to achieve cost efficiencies and ensure that service level agreements are established and met
  • Manage the creation of business requirement documentation including their review for the purposes of determining the merit of initiating specific projects
  • Support communication of project methodology and project initiatives across the firm.
  • Manage and coordinate global and regional project teams, leading change management and training activities as necessary
  • Develop relationships with business services departments to understand and deliver source of record HR data to ensuring the efficiency of interfaced applications such as Aderant, Blue Pages and ViDesktop



  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience required

Technical Skills:

  • 7 years minimum PeopleSoft experience required
  • Strong background with macros, Excel and Microsoft Office experience required, experience with XML and SQL preferred

Professional Experience:

  • Minimum 7 years global HR operations and HRIS systems experience required
  • Extensive experience with Peoplesoft, Project Management and must have worked on full life cycles of HRIS implementations
  • Experience managing cross regional teams and complex projects required
  • Experience within legal or professional service firms preferred
  • Experience of re-engineering work processes required

Performance Traits:

  • Excellent interpersonal skills and written and oral communication skills
  • Demonstrable problem solving skills with the ability to facilitate problem solving discussions
  • Ideally have experience working in a matrix environment with a full range of HR systems
  • Be comfortable acting as an adviser and presenting to senior stakeholders on a global platform
  • Able to prioritize and manage tasks in a high-pressure environment and meet strict deadlines
  • Able to effectively manage and mentor team members
  • Committed to continuous improvement with strong project management skills
  • High level of discretion, even keeled with the ability to maintain composure under pressure
  • Flexibility to work in a changing environment and the initiative to play a leadership role
  • Energetic with the ability to work in a fast-paced, team orientated environment
  • Resilient in managing conflicts and dealing with setbacks
  • Solutions orientated with the ability to address problems by gathering relevant information formulating alternatives and building consensus around decisions

Management Accountabilities:

  • Management responsibility for performance reviews, compensation management, training and development.

Physical Requirements:

  • May be required to lift file boxes up to 25 lbs.