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HR Transformation Project Manager

Company: NielsenIQ
Location: Chicago
Posted on: January 16, 2022

Job Description:

Company Description

As our NielsenIQ HR Organization continues to evolve to meet the changing demands of the business and the workforce we will be challenged to find new ways to deliver value to the organization with a focus on efficiency and simplicity. We are on a journey to transform the way we work through process simplification, technology enhancements and a world class operating model.

Where does this role fit in?

Our HR function is on an ambitious journey to transform, and this transformation spans the globe and requires a project managers that can connect the dots for the big-picture strategy. As our HR Transformation Project Manager you will lead complex, high-visibility HR Transformation intiatives throughout the project lifecycle. This transformation will cut cut across time zones, sub-functions, and technologies and it is your job to keep track of all the moving parts, bring people together across multiple teams and communicate to junior and senior stakeholders.

Job Description

  • Act as liaison for all facets of the HR transformation and pull people together to make decisions throughout the project
  • Establish a cadence and framework to communicate progress to upper management and stakeholders
  • Facilitate cross-team prioritization
  • Define business objectives clearly and ensure that we are driving toward them
  • Define and document milestones, timelines, and deployment plan
  • Facilitate conversations to ensure Cross Functional Team Dependencies are planned, identifying gaps, and mitigating or escalating risks
  • Track and communicate program objectives and progress
  • Track and ensure prompt resolution of issues; manage risk
  • Use and drive Agile methodologies
  • Communicate agile team metrics & drive compliance
    Qualifications
    • 5+ years in program and project management or similar role running large projects on a global scale
    • Practical experience with agile or other relevant project management techniques and methodologies
    • Superior communication skills (interpersonal, verbal, presentation written, email)
    • Proven ability to influence & gain buy-in at multiple levels, across divisions, functions and cultures
    • Comfort working with senior-level management and virtual teams
    • Ability to prioritize, manage, and deliver on multiple projects simultaneously; highly motivated and able to work against aggressive schedules
    • Strong bias toward action, flexible, resourceful, and able to operate effectively within a dynamic, fast-paced environment
    • You are the glue of a happy, high-performing, cross-functional team
    • Positive attitude, team player, self-starter; takes initiative, ability to work independently
      Additional Information

      NielsenIQ is a global measurement and data analytics company that provides the most complete and trusted view available of consumers and markets worldwide. We provide consumer packaged goods manufacturers/fast-moving consumer goods and retailers with accurate, actionable information and insights and a complete picture of the complex and changing marketplace that companies need to innovate and grow. Our approach marries proprietary NielsenIQ data with other data sources to help clients around the world understand what's happening now, what's happening next, and how to best act on this knowledge. We like to be in the middle of the action. That's why you can find us at work in over 90 countries, covering more than 90% of the world's population. For more information, visit www.niq.com.

      Nielsen is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action-Employer, making decisions without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability status, age, marital status, protected veteran status or any other protected class.

      About NielsenIQ

      NielsenIQ is a global measurement and data analytics company that provides the most complete and trusted view available of consumers and markets worldwide. We provide consumer packaged goods manufacturers/fast-moving consumer goods and retailers with accurate, actionable information and insights and a complete picture of the complex and changing marketplace that companies need to innovate and grow. Our approach marries proprietary NielsenIQ data with other data sources to help clients around the world understand what's happening now, what's happening next, and how to best act on this knowledge. We like to be in the middle of the action. That's why you can find us at work in over 90 countries, covering more than 90% of the world's population. For more information, visit www.niq.com.

      NielsenIQ is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action-Employer, making decisions without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability status, age, marital status, protected veteran status or any other protected class.

Keywords: NielsenIQ, Chicago , HR Transformation Project Manager, Executive , Chicago, Illinois

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