(Senior) HR Project / Program Manager m/f/d

Job Description

Posted on: 
2023-04-18 09:22

The Project / Program Manager (m/f/d) will be working closely with all internal and external partners to ensure that all project requirements, deadlines, and schedules are on track. Responsibilities include submitting project deliverables, preparing status reports, and establishing effective project communication plans as well as the proper execution of said plans. This role manages the implementation of all HR ongoing projects and the Plan of Record in accordance with Xylem’s project management methodology. Develop, prioritize, and submit project plans, budgets, and methodologies across a range of key projects. Define project resources, performance reviews and post implementation evaluations. Take ownership of the successful implementation of a set of projects that collectively can comprise a program. Create process documentation/workflows, knowledge articles and self-service guidance for HR Services.

  • Lead the most complex or critical projects; monitor progress and performance against the project plan
  • Identify and resolve operational problems and minimize delays. Evaluate and authorize changes that significantly impact the scope, budget, or timeline of a project
  • Select and manage ongoing relationships with external contractors so that the organization receives satisfactory standards of service. Lead, direct, evaluate, and develop a team of project managers to ensure that projects are completed on-time, within budget and according to project specifications
  • Determine and define project scope and objectives
  • Predict resources needed to reach objectives and manage resources in an effective and efficient manner
  • Prepare budget based on scope of work and resource requirements
  • Track project costs in order to meet budget
  • Develop and manage a detailed project schedule and work plan
  • Provide project updates on a consistent basis to various stakeholders about strategy, adjustments, goals and progress
  • Manage contracts with vendors and suppliers by assigning tasks and communicating expected deliverables
  • Utilize industry best practices, techniques, and standards throughout entire project execution
  • Measure project performance to identify areas for improvement
  • Producing accurate and timely reporting of program status throughout its life cycle



  • Bachelor’s degree in computer science, business, or a related field
  • 5-8 years of project and/ or program management and related experience
  • Experience in HR Transformation Project
  • Project Management Professional (PMP) certification preferred
  • Proven ability to solve problems creatively
  • Strong familiarity with project management software tools, methodologies, and best practices
  • Experience seeing projects through the full life cycle
  • Excellent analytical skills
  • Strong interpersonal skills and extremely resourceful
  • Proven stakeholder management skills and experience managing a project team
  • Competency in Microsoft applications including Word, Excel, and Outlook
  • Travel: Some global and regional travel required (approx. up to 25%)

For questions regarding this opportunity, please reach out to Britta Reimann, Corporate Recruiter at Tel.: +49 152 22832510

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