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Global Payroll Project Manager

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Location: Irvine, CA, United States 
Req ID: JR-0000027741


Unique opportunity for individual with a Payroll technology background to help partner in the establishment of a Global Payroll organization.   This position will report to the Director of Global Payroll to establish processes and toolkits for utilization on payroll projects.   The position will work with a variety of business and HR teams/departments throughout the organization to ensure appropriate engagement, compliance, and success of Payroll projects.



  • Work with cross functional teams to create project plans for Payroll projects
  • Monitor and oversee the development and completion of project tasks
  • Schedule and facilitate meetings with project teams to review project tasks for status, changes to resourcing, skills, etc. and follow-up with notes and action items
  • Understand and document project risks, communicate mitigation strategies in conjunction with leadership and monitor risks regularly throughout the project 
  • Responsible for collecting data, preparing, and delivery of Global Payroll metrics.  Works with team to provide quarterly, and annual metrics
  • Create and present presentations to identified project stakeholders, should be very adept in Power Point
  • Interpret project interdependencies and identify opportunities to increase the effectiveness of resources
  • Evaluate all project milestones upon completion to ensure lessons learned are applied to all future projects
  • Liaise with Communications/Change Management stakeholder(s) to address all change management implications
  • Maintain Payroll website for updates, schedules, calendars Globally
  • Manage global payroll requirements ie, headcount, calendars, legal entities, legal requirements, systems used, etc



  • 3 to 5 years of experience in Global Payroll/HR Technology project environment
  • BA/BS degree preferred
  • Workday implementation experience desirable
  • Excellent verbal and written communications skills with extensive experience creating presentations
  • Strong interpersonal, business communication and time management skills
  • High level of initiative and ability to structure ambiguity
  • Excellent organizational skills
  • Strong attention to detail and follow up skills
  • Ability to work well under pressure, juggle tasks and work efficiently against deadlines
  • Comfort working in a fast paced, ever-evolving, environment
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office with demonstrated expertise in PowerPoint and Excel