HR Program Manager (SAP Success Factors)

HR Program Manager (SAP Success Factors)


Always on time? A planner by nature? If you have a head for timelines and budgets, and can orchestrate multiple tasks without losing the big picture, you’ll feel at home in this role. You’ll have a knack for listening and be a strong leader with the relevant certifications. Funnily enough, there’s no ‘I’ in ‘team’ so you’ll need to nurture collaboration between diverse teams and individuals. If you are passionate about leading the delivery of digital transformation solutions, then you are the person we are looking for.


Our client is looking for a HR Program Manager to oversee the next stage of the development and deployment of the new HR functionalities through Success factor platform .

The program consists of multiple interdependent workstreams (covering Compensation & Benefits, Talent Acquisition, Functional competencies, Work force planning, and Employee Data etc.) that require coordination and sequencing for effective deployment.

The responsibilities of the HR Program Manager are :

  • To maintain a strategic and global view of the program, including finances, escalating relevant transversal decisions to the steering committee
  • Oversees and manages the program’s scope, ensures that changes are studied, validated by the steering committee
  • Ensure that program progress is effectively monitored, controlled and reported and the realization of benefits tracked
  • Ensure that communication and change management plans are produced and monitored to support effective adoption of the related changes.
  • Supports the Steering committee members in their communication and sponsoring roles.
  • Provides regular communication to the project team, the governance and project external stakeholders.
  • Fosters collaboration within the team and with external stakeholders.
  • Ensures that the concepts, systems and services developed are approved at the relevant decisional level and that they are integrated in the organization.
  • Oversees all functional and technical components of the HR IT platform within the scope of the program.
  • Manages interdependencies within the program as well as with other institutional initiatives, escalating issues and risks to the Steering Committee and ensuring that mitigation actions are undertaken and effectively monitored;
  • Represents the program in front of various internal and external audiences.
  • Shares experiences and contributes to the continuous improvement
  • Drives the program team towards achieving the expected deliverables and manages the roles related to the projects within and supporting the program
  • Manages directly a team (10-12) dedicated to the program and indirectly a larger team
  • Manages the platform’s hand over to HR teams in charge of maintenance, administration and support activities.

  • What background is expected

  • Over 15 years of professional experience;
  • Minimum 5 years’ experience in successfully managing large projects or programs with a multidisciplinary team;
  • Experience in leading large-scale transformations;
  • “Success Factor Platform “implementation experience and expertise required;
  • Financial management experience, budgeting and resource management

  • The ideal profile and skills

  • University degree
  • Change Management Training (PROSCI)
  • Certification in Project Management (eg: PMP, Prince2 etc)
  • Training in managing multiple projects and/or Programme Management Certificate (e,g, MSP)
  • Fluent in English, French is a plus

  • Location: Geneva
    Start date: February/March 2018
    Contract type : Permanent – Long term project

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