Johannesburg, Gauteng
Human Resources
Full - Time
19-Sep-2022

The HR Project Manager will play an integral role in overseeing delivery of HR transformation project activity. Reporting to the HR Director, and working closely with the HR Business Partner team, the role will blend both knowledge of HR process and best practice with a clear understanding of the project management discipline. The role will also play an important part in ensuring the management, analysis and communication of key HR data and management information.

KEY JOB ACCOUNTABILITIES:

Project Management

  • Map out all current processes and system functionality to assist in defining the project scopes
  • Coordinate GAP analysis required for project brief
  • Identify and implement the relevant Project Management methodologies and ensure the upskilling of the Project Team
  • Define and maintain standard monitoring tools for the project
  • Working with the HR Team and all the relevant stakeholders to ensure the delivery of key project milestones on time and within budget.
  • Devises and manages a regular project reporting mechanism for the HR team and relevant business leaders
  • Facilitate Knowledge Management by organizing / facilitating / encouraging connecting sessions & sharing the learning points widely
  • Prepares and helps in the facilitation of Governance Meetings (Project Committees)
  • Monitor the plan completion in close collaboration with the project team and the providers (updates the detailed planning, follows up the completion of the tasks, sends reminders, gives alerts , etc.)
  • In close collaboration with the Core Team, anticipates, schedules the meetings (Governance and Key ones) and workshops and makes sure agendas are prepared and the right participants are invited and  able to join
  • Operationally manage and action project tasks as required by the project plan
  • Propose and implement a change management plan for the teams – that includes a communication plan

Financial follow up

  • Support coordination of the Contract signature for new providers
  • Follows up, challenges, validates and gives alerts on the man days consumption
  • Tracking and monitoring progress and escalating business risks where appropriate

Other tasks:

  • Review HR policies and procedures and update in alignment with group and local best practice 
  • Consult, review, update, and train teams on HR processes in light with group standards and local best practice
  • Organizational design projects
  • Build HR dashboard metrics required for business partners
  • Conduct external benchmarking on best in class employee experience methodologies, tools and systems and consult with HR business partners on implementation projects

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:

  • Bachelor Degree in HR/Organizational Management of similar
  • Minimum 5 years of experience in project management (for HR)
  • Advance Ms Office Skills - Office Word, Excel, PPT etc.
  • Communication skills, team spirit, structured way of working, detailed oriented, proactive
  • Action/Results oriented
  • Advises and challenges business stakeholders
  • HR information systems experience is a MUST
  • Project management experience is a MUST
  • Ability to multitask daily would be critical and
  • Good relationship building skills
  • Good presentation and facilitation skills

L'ORÉAL COMPETENCIES

  • Innovator
  • Strategist
  • People Developer
  • Integrator
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