HR Systems Manager / HRIS Project Manager

21 October 2022
Hammersmith, London
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Our client is a top-end hospitality company, with unbelievably prestigious sites in some of the most exotic locations on the planet, which you will need to visit – I know, tough gig, eh? [Please only read on if you’re happy working abroad for 2-3 weeks / quarter]

They’re implementing a new, bespoke HR system for each location so are now looking for someone with an HR and tech background to project manage this. They’ve already implemented the core new system in 2 countries, with another 5 to complete. You will be managing the individual configuration, build, implementation, testing, development and on-going support and maintenance as they continue the deployment across all locations to support c.800 staff.

Experience required

  • Experience implementing HR systems
  • At least 4 years HR experience, ideally including a broad understanding across all HR operations, including payroll.
  • Project and change management experience
  • Experience designing tailored HRIS configuration
  • Experience in User Acceptance Testing
  • Management of 3rd party providers
  • Experience creating and delivering training
  • Proficient in MS Office
  • Experience of the hospitality or leisure industry preferred, but not mandatory

Behaviours & Skills

  • Strong project management and organisation skills, including planning and prioritisation of activities and time management (your own and others)
  • Exceptional interpersonal skills – empathetic, people-focused and always approachable, able to quickly build effective relationships and influence / effect change at all levels
  • A positive ’can-do’ attitude
  • Superb verbal and written communication skills, with an eye for detail.
  • Resilient, dealing confidently and effectively with all sorts of challenges

Here’s what you will be doing:

  • Project managing the various HR system implementations, inc the design and custom configuration of the system at each location, along with managing subsequent upgrades.
  • You will be the SME and main ambassador for the new HR system, acting as Super User and will be the central point of escalation
  • Managing UAT – configuring and testing the system for each implementation.
  • Ensure clear employee comms for each implementation
  • Ensure data integrity and initiate/oversee data auditing and cleansing. Also ensuring compliance with all regulatory requirements (Data Protection Act, GDPR etc)
  • Working with the Group IT Director to forecast budgets.
  • Lead HRIS meetings with the HR and L&D teams.
  • Develop and improve the HRIS training material, overseeing the delivery of training to all users
  • Advise and support the teams, monitoring tickets raised and the resulting actions, along with creating the requisite reports

What’s on offer?:

  • Fixed term, employed contract for 18 months
  • Base salary of £50 -55K + a performance bonus of <20%
  • You will need to work in their West London offices 2 days/week, but can work the remaining 3 days/week from home
  • 25 days paid holiday per year plus public holidays and another 2 days (for your birthday and to support a charity of your choice)
  • Other benefits include access to an Employee Assistance Programme, Life Assurance cover, Company Pension, Discounts on a wide range of products and services.
  • A relaxed, fun working environment, with the opportunity to travel the world, in style! This will be one job you will not forget.
  • Location: Hammersmith, London
  • Type: , ,
  • Salary: £50-60k
  • Start Date: ASAP
  • Benefits: + 20% bonus +benefits + Travel to exotic locations x 4 times a year for 1-2weeks
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