About the Role
As a Senior Engineering Manager in the Business Application team in ITEng, you will be responsible for building and leading a team of software and systems engineers to build and execute advanced HR/PeopleTech platform technical solutions that drive business impact and enhance employee productivity. We are looking for a strategic business thought leader with demonstrated leadership experience managing multiple platforms (Workday, iCims, Avature, etc.), technologies and tools with upstream and downstream dependencies. The role includes managing the current and future technology roadmap and budget to meet the needs of the company. This role is required to work closely with our People Leadership Team, People Functional and Operational Leaders, Product Management, IT and Engineering partners, as well as external technology partners. Key responsibilities include working closely with internal business stakeholders to ensure current and future planning requirements are translated into technologies, standards, and processes that will meet those requirements. You will also need to ensure technology vendors meet key performance indicators and well-defined business metrics. Creating an environment of continuous improvement will be vital. You'll help solve complex problems in areas of Recruiting, CoreHR, Growth and People Analytics. This role requires strong leadership and engagement with an outcomes driven mindset to deliver the technical solutions critical to business needs and problems. This role is responsible for developing and maintaining a strategic global HR systems roadmap, driving HR system project implementation, project prioritisation and providing input into overall Human Resources Systems architecture strategy and planning. What You'll Do: • Understand the direction of the company, HR/People priorities, ITEng and technology landscape and drive a cohesive long-term mission and strategy for the team • Construct actionable plans for the team to execute and carry out its mission • Make informed data-driven decisions to prioritize and build technical solutions • Create and establish a strong vision and plan for the future of the PeopleTech ecosystem (right mix of third-party platforms and solutions and custom-built products and services) • Provide direction and expectations to maximize project quality and team performance • Remove roadblocks and makes sound trade-offs • Oversee the tracking of HR compliance risks, trends, and action plans to address risks • Lead a team of solution architects, systems engineers and software engineers, empower them to take action and intelligent risks • Recruit team members and be active in hiring; Be attentive to the needs and motivators of engineers, guiding and developing them into strong contributors and leaders • Partner with business leadership and translate business needs into an executable technical design and roadmap of prioritized projects with known dependencies • Collaborate with product and program managers to support them with product roadmaps, project scope, timelines, resource plans, development (Agile Methodology), testing and communication plans • Align solutions with the overall Business Applications and IT technology roadmap • Present proposals to People, Operations and Engineering leadership • Drive development and enforcement of standards, tools and methodologies • Manage Software and Professional Services vendors, contracts and deliverables
What the Candidate Will Need / Bonus Points
• 12+ years of experience in leading teams and managing complex IT programs and working with high demand and rapidly growing organizations • 7+ years of proven leadership in people development, technology, and strategy • 5+ years of experience implementing HRIS solutions across Recruiting, Core HR, Data Analytics or other complementary 3rd party tech stack solutions • Experienced in IT best practices regarding standard operating procedures, measurements, and reporting processes • Engineering design expertise in software, systems and infrastructure • Excellent verbal, written, communication, interpersonal and presentation skills • Excellent cross-functional senior-level stakeholder management experience • Passion for technology, industry research and enjoys solving business problems Bonus Points: • In depth knowledge of Human Resources activities and business operations from beginning to end, including interactions with other business processes and functions. • In depth knowledge of PeopleTech / HR Systems trends, direction, new products and changes in the technology as it applies to a particular area of focus, as well as specific knowledge about hardware, software and services.
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