Project Manager - III

Project Manager - III – Contract – Foster City, CA.
The end client is unable to sponsor or transfer visas for this position; all parties authorized to work in the US without sponsorship are encouraged to apply.

An American Company is seeking a Project Manager - III in Foster City, CA.

Role Description

This role requires knowledge of Human Resources (HR), an awareness of the interdependencies between HR processes and an understanding of how to implement HR programs across the function. This is a hands-on role that will be directly involved in building a great employee experience, driving culture change and building organizational capability to meet our strategic goals and the needs of patients. Creativity, data fluency, influencing and stakeholder management skills are critical, and the successful candidate will have a demonstrated track record of managing through ambiguity and successfully and efficiently delivering key outcomes through their teams.

• Adapt and apply project management methodologies and tools to design and deliver key HR projects and ensure they are rolled out to the business in a timely, well-coordinated and high-impact manner
• Establish program governance, outcomes and measures, scope and recommend project resourcing. Organize teams, structure the work and set timelines through comprehensive project plans, and ensure timely deliverables, assessing risks and anticipating obstacles
• Support teams and leaders to apply agile principles and mindsets, including problem definition, a learning orientation and prototyping and iterating solutions
• Communicate proactively with stakeholders and teams to identify problems and create solutions
• Apply process design and continuous improvement expertise on HR- and cross-functional projects

Skills & Requirements

• Knowledge, Experience and Skills
• Minimum 8 (eight) years of relevant experience with a BS/BA degree OR 6 (six) years of relevant experience with a MS/MBA degree
• Smartsheet and PowerPoint experience
• Experience must include leading HR- or employee-related programs/projects and experience with process design/continuous improvement
• Strong verbal, written, and interpersonal communication skills are required. Must possess good facilitation and influencing skills
• Proven track record in project management and managing change
• Able to assess and prioritize conflicting business priorities, quickly resolve issues and address root causes while multi-tasking in a high-pressure environment
• Able to lead by influence outside of hierarchy and build strong, collaborative relationships within and outside of HR
• Able to thrive in ambiguity and facilitate teams through diverging as well as converging activities based on the needs and phase of the project
• Fluency with agile principles, including customer empathy, problem definition and prototyping

Why Hays?

You will be working with a professional recruiter who has intimate knowledge of the industry and market trends. Your Hays recruiter will lead you through a thorough screening process in order to understand your skills, experience, needs, and drivers. You will also get support on resume writing, interview tips, and career planning, so when there’s a position you really want, you’re fully prepared to get it.

Additionally, this position is a contract role where Hays offers you the opportunity to enroll in full medical, dental or vision benefits.

Life Insurance ($20,000 benefit)

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Hays is an Equal Opportunity Employer including disability/veteran.

In accordance with applicable federal and state law protecting qualified individuals with known disabilities, Hays U.S. Corporation will attempt to reasonably accommodate those individuals unless doing so would create an undue hardship on the company. Any qualified applicant or consultant with a disability who requires an accommodation in order to perform the essential functions of the job should call or text 813.336.5570

Drug testing may be required; please contact a recruiter for more information.


Job Type
Foster City
Competitive Salary

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