HRIS Project Manager - Contract

Posted 28 May 2024
SalaryDepending on Experience
Job type Contract
DisciplineHR Leadership and Specialists, Corporate and Professional Services
ContactSinéad Connolly

Job description

Our client is seeking an experienced HRIS Project Manager to lead the implementation of a comprehensive Human Resource Information System (HRIS) across their UK and Ireland operations. This project will encompass modules for Time & Attendance (T&A), Core HRIS, Payroll, Recruitment and Onboarding, and Performance Management. The ideal candidate will have a strong background in HR technology, and project management, and a proven track record of successfully delivering HRIS implementations.

This is a part-time position 2-3 days a week for 3 months.

Day rate contract - will suit a consultant working on other projects.

The Position

Key responsibilities include:

Project Planning and Management

  • Develop a detailed project plan, outlining phases, milestones, and deliverables.
  • Manage project scope, schedule, and budget, ensuring timely delivery within budget constraints.
  • Coordinate internal resources and third parties/vendors for the flawless execution of the project.

Stakeholder Engagement

  • Liaise with key stakeholders across HR, IT, Finance, and other departments to gather requirements and ensure alignment.
  • Facilitate communication and provide regular updates on project progress to stakeholders.

HRIS Implementation

  • Oversee the configuration, customisation, and integration of the HRIS modules (T&A, Core HRIS, payroll, recruitment and onboarding, and performance).
  • Ensure data migration from existing systems is accurate and complete.
  • Conduct system testing, troubleshooting, and issue resolution.

Training and Support

  • Develop training materials and conduct training sessions for end-users.
  • Provide ongoing support and system maintenance post-implementation.
  • Work with vendors to ensure continuous improvement and updates to the HRIS.

Risk Management

  • Identify potential risks and develop mitigation strategies.
  • Monitor project risks and issues, implementing corrective actions as necessary.

Documentation and Compliance

  • Maintain comprehensive project documentation, including user manuals, process flows, and technical specifications.
  • Ensure the HRIS complies with relevant legislation and data protection standards (e.g., GDPR).

The Person


  • Bachelor's degree in Human Resources, Information Technology, Business Administration, or a related field.
  • Proven experience (5+ years) in HRIS project management, preferably with multi-module HRIS implementations.
  • Strong understanding of HR processes and systems, particularly in T&A, Payroll, Core HRIS, recruitment and onboarding, and performance management.
  • Project Management Professional (PMP) or similar certification is highly desirable.
  • Proficiency in project management software (e.g., MS Project, JIRA).
  • Excellent communication, organisational, and problem-solving skills.
  • Ability to manage multiple priorities and work under tight deadlines.
  • Strong analytical skills with attention to detail.
  • Experience with data migration, system integrations, and user training.
  • Experience with leading HRIS platforms (e.g., SAP SuccessFactors, Workday, Oracle HCM).
  • Knowledge of UK and Ireland HR regulations and compliance requirements.
  • Experience in change management and process improvement.

To discover more contact Sinead Connolly in HRM Search Partners on +353 874672251 or click to apply.

*Please note visa sponsorship is not available and applicants must be eligible to work in Ireland*