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Associate Director - People Digital Strategy, People Central Core

Company: McKinsey & Company
Location: Houston
Posted on: January 16, 2022

Job Description:

QUALIFICATIONSBachelor's or master's degree in business, human resources, organizational development and/or IT management6+ years of relevant functional HR and/or IT experience ideally within a professional services environment -User experience with HR systems and/or system management experienceExposure to software development methodologies (agile management, Scrum, sprinting)UX/usability foundationsExperience with ERP specifically SAP Success FactorsStrong project management skills; ability to drive and execute workStrong analytical and problem-solving skillsAbility to partner with system users to shape our people systemsAbility to work independently in a completely virtual team settingAbility to be a thought partner with firm leadershipExcellent interpersonal and communication skills; excellent influencing and alignment-building skillsWHO YOU'LL WORK WITHYou will be based in one of our North American office as a member of our People Digital team. You will be the leader of the firm's talent management system called People Central. The People Central platform is a cloud-based platform provided by SAP SuccessFactors. -People Central is a system that supports people operations, HR, professional development (PD) and our One firm People function. You will be responsible for directing and managing the work associated with this production system and providing support for People Central users across the globe as it relates to the Success Factors application and business processes. -You will work closely with business stakeholders, the product team and vendor to configure the system as needed for support requests or issue resolution.WHAT YOU'LL DOYou will support our leadership in shaping the strategy for the portfolio of firm people systems. -In this role, you will prepare analysis on firm people systems-related initiatives and present routinely to peer group/sponsors on findings. You will be responsible for supporting, resourcing and prioritizing all business-as-usual work, project work, defects and change requests. Resource management is a key part of your role. You will be responsible for two areas: managing our SAP Employee Central core HR platform, called "People Central Core", on behalf of the People function and in close collaboration with our Technology & Digital (T&D) function and supporting the HR, comp and talent teams with Business as Usual (BAU) initiatives and roadmap of project work, in particular owning and executing on the work in order to support production and in close collaboration with the People function subject matter experts, leadership and the Technology & Digital (T&D) function.You will independently manage all business-related activities for the firm's core people system, support initiatives that integrate and share the same enterprise data. This includes alignment on strategic priorities with stakeholders, documentation of business requirements, prioritization and oversight of development activities, supporting relationship management and ticket escalation, training and user manuals creation coordination, first alert for user inquiries, coordination of user research and other operational activities.You will also lead and independently manage the roadmap of digital project initiatives including leading, coordinating and coaching a mixed business/IT team of 3-15 people. You will set targets and monitor progress, with some support from the responsible director. You will develop and maintain solid knowledge on all firm's people systems and the relevant business processes as well as independently identify areas of improvement and make recommendations.

Keywords: McKinsey & Company, Houston , Associate Director - People Digital Strategy, People Central Core, Executive , Houston, Texas

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