Sr. Project Manager, HR Technology

Washington D.C.
Feb 04, 2019
Feb 18, 2019
Full Time
Job Description

Department Marketing Statement

The SR. Project Manager will be an integral part of the Human Resources team by promoting and implementing Human Resources strategy through technology. The ideal candidate will have in-depth knowledge of all HR business processes and have experience in researching, designing and implementing PeopleSoft 9.1 technical solutions to improve Human Resources.

Minimum Qualifications:


Graduation from an accredited college or university with a Bachelor’s degree in Business or Computer Science.

Or in lieu of a Bachelor’s Degree an additional four (4) years of managing projects and HR Technology implementations experience may be considered.


A minimum of five (5) years of project experience with full life-cycle implementation of PeopleSoft HCM; Core HR, Position Management, TAM/CG, eCollaborative applications product knowledge is required.




Satisfactorily complete the medical examination for this job, if required. Incumbent must be able to perform the essential functions of the job with or without reasonable accommodation(s).


 This position is responsible for the initiation, control and oversight of HR Technology business transformation and upgrade initiatives.

 As an assistant to the Director of HRIM, responsibilities include leveraging expert PeopleSoft HCM knowledge and industry best practices to identify process improvements or business process re-engineering that maximize data quality, security, and end user system adoption.  This position will also assist in the development of the long-term HRIM strategy.

 As the project manager, responsibilities require the ability to manage multiple projects and link those projects to business initiatives while ensuring project management practices and standards and procedures are adhered.  This position will assume ultimate responsibility for the success of the project being managed as defined by the project charter and approved change requests.


Provides expert solutions advice to HRLT Leaders and to HRIM staff and others to develop innovative solutions that align HR technology with the HR strategic initiatives.

Represents HR on cross-functional teams by providing consultative and functional assistance for ongoing administration of the HCM system modules.

Leads and drives ongoing efficiency projects that require increased automation and process improvement for PeopleSoft HCM and related HR Business Systems Integrations.

Provide overall project management with the objective of executing projects to meet the required standard of quality; ensuring business success; and ensuring professional stakeholder management.

Applies project management methodologies, tracks project progress and manages expectations, manages and escalates issues and risks, develops and carries out change management plans (including communications and training), and provides project metrics.

Evaluation Criteria:

Consideration will be given to applicants whose resumes demonstrate the required education and experience. Applicants should include all relevant education and work experience.

Evaluation criteria may include one or more of the following:

  • Personal Interview
  • Skills Assessments
  • Verification of education and experience
  • Criminal Background Check
  • Credit history report for positions with fiduciary responsibilities
  • Successful completion of a medical examination including a drug and alcohol screening
  • Review of a current Motor Vehicle Report


Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority, a Federal contractor, is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer.  All qualified applicants receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, gender, gender identity, age, sexual orientation, genetic information, physical or mental disability, or status as a protected veteran, or any other status protected by applicable federal law, except where a bona fide occupational qualification exists.  Our hiring process is designed to be accessible and free from discrimination.

This posting is an announcement of a vacant position under recruitment.  It is not intended to replace the official job description.  Job descriptions are available upon confirmation of an interview.

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