Project Manager – Global HR and Payroll Operations

Ref#: 19568

Function: Human Resources

Location: Canada, ON, Waterloo

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As the Information Company, our mission at OpenText is to create software solutions and deliver services that redefine the future of digital. Be part of a winning team that leads the way in Enterprise Information Management. 

The opportunity:

The position will report to the Senior Manager of the HR Operations Excellence team, focusing on Project Management and global project implementation in the Payroll and H\R Operations department. This includes the implementation of best practices across the H\R Operations allowing for clear operational gains from these best practices. Finally, the candidate must bring sound experience in Payroll and H\R transactions to achieve the expectations in relation to delivering global business results and identified synergies.

You are great at:

- Managing and implementing projects across global HR & Payroll Operations, identifying and ensuring participation by all key stakeholders
- Work with regional leads to ensure Project resource plans are created and project resources are approved
- Management and Identification of root cause/requirements and develop plans including timelines, milestones, key deliverables, issue resolution and escalation process
- Manage the process of obtaining agreement on roles, responsibilities, deadlines, outcomes, timelines and communication plan to ensure all stakeholders or suppliers understand the requirements
- Manage /develop any required documentation/SOP to support roll out, provide training as required
- Deliver options to ensure best practice and enhancement gains on current process with a focus on continuous improvement
- Manage the communication to ensure legislative and compliance requirements are met on a country-by-country basis
- Management of HR and Payroll data integrity throughout the project lifecycle and ensure appropriate testing plans are developed and performed
- Effectively manage efforts to implement measurable and sustainable improvement and measure ROI as standard practice
-Other related operational duties

What it takes:

- Functional experience in Project Management at an international level, including operational experience in the Payroll and the H\R industry
- Prefer experience that includes involvement in the global management of payroll projects, payroll vendors while focusing on the delivery of merger projects
- Highly experienced with integration of best practices, having taken a leadership role in their implementation
- Excellent financial planning and forecasting skills
- Excellent Compliance and Operational Control understanding
- Excellent problem solving, facilitation and interpersonal skills
- Ability to adapt to new challenges and ideas
- Strong written and verbal communication skills
- Dedication to teamwork

At OpenText we understand and value diversity in our employees and are proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. We hire the best talent regardless of sex, national origin, disability or race. If you require accommodation at any time during the recruitment process please email

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