HRIS Manager

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POST DATE 8/9/2016
END DATE 12/19/2016

Confidential Company Chicago, IL

Chicago, IL
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The HRIS Manager will be responsible for providing leadership and direction for all HR back office processes and data management. This individual participates in the development of, and advises management on, information technology strategy and technology deployment. This individual will also lead a team focused on generating business insights from HR and Organizational data. These insights, provided through presentation, regular reports and consultation, will help guide the Human Resources business partners and OD leaders and more broadly the executives in the business. This individual will be a leader of our current integration of systems toward SAP-Success Factors, bringing together disparate systems and our international personnel data for the first time. This individual will lead HRIS team. Position will be located in Chicago, IL.


Leadership (40%)

Set the overall direction of the HRIS system. Directs the HR information strategy and determines scope of HRIS system by consulting with human resources, executives, controller and other management to ascertain organizational needs for payroll, benefits, and human resources related information.

Full responsibility for preparing and proposing annual HRIS budget, and managing the budget throughout the year. Oversight and assistance to the Director, OD/HRIS in managing the full HR budget.

Manage and develop HRIS team members, and assure cooperative, collaborative, and superior service provider work relationships

Provide leadership and direction on all HRIS projects.

Data Management/Integration (35%)

Direct HR information management strategic and tactical planning, business process re-engineering, and database system strategy.

Develops information systems involving integration of multiple platforms, vendor products and technologies

Perform needs analysis in an effort to enhance HRIS system capabilities, and achieve seamless data integration processes with Payroll, Finance, and IS systems.

Partner with IS department and HRIS system vendor to increase overall capacity of the system for seamless automation. Recommend software and hardware enhancements as required, and evaluate hosting options to maximize system capability and flexibility.

Build and develop an HRIS business strategy to increase the user friendliness of the system, and prepare to launch manager and employee self-service platforms. Create and deliver user training programs to ensure success.

Hold other locations (Plants, Chicago, R Identify and lead special projects which support HR and business objectives.


Bachelors' degree in Business, Computer Science, Statistics, or related discipline coupled with 9+ years applicable analysis and/or reporting experience or a Masters' degree in Business, Computer Science, Statistics, or related discipline coupled with 7+ years applicable analysis and/or reporting experience.

7-9 years HRIS systems experience (SAP-SuccessFactors - a plus)

3-5 years leading HRIS team

Ability to influence and drive alignment at all levels.

Ability to design strategy, provide structure, and lead people in the implementation of programs and processes that will ultimately increase productivity and reduce related costs.

Strong attention to detail, analytical acumen, intellectual curiosity, creativity, a proven work ethic, and good communication skills..

Microsoft Access, PowerPoint, and Excel experience.

Experience managing, mentoring, and developing talent.