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WeWork is transforming buildings into beautiful, collaborative workspaces for creators.
Product, Full Time    New York    Posted: Wednesday, March 13, 2019
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About the Role

We are currently seeking a People Systems Project Manager experienced in business process transformation, including developing system roadmaps & managing complex global projects for, but not limited to, Recruiting & Performance systems. You will work closely with company executives in the Finance, Community & Operations, People (HR), Legal, & Corporate Technology organizations to elicit requirements, execute system changes, run comprehensive testing & deliver impactful change management across all end users. You will balance multiple projects at once & drive high-velocity change. The ideal candidate is organized, analytical, motivated, resourceful & collaborative.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Manage multiple systems projects including new features, releases & feature redesigns.

  • Identify opportunities for business transformation to increase revenue, decrease cost & improve operating efficiency & scalability.

  • Consult with business sponsors to create new project justifications & prioritize the existing portfolio according to business drivers.

  • Develop & manage detailed project plans for complex projects with strong change control.

  • Develop detailed system requirements, test plans & training materials.

  • Lead all testing efforts & drive the remediation of defects encountered.

  • Ensure comprehensive change management including change communications, user training & ongoing education.

Job Requirements

  • 5+ years of experience in a Project Management, Business Analyst, and/or Process Engineering role working with People/Recruiting systems.

  • Industry experience in Real Estate/Hospitality/Retail with multi-unit businesses a plus

  • Outstanding negotiation, facilitation, & consensus building skills.

  • Excellent verbal & written communication skills & the ability to interact professionally with a diverse group of executives, managers, & subject matter experts.

  • Ability to prioritize, manage multiple projects, & execute in a fast-paced & dynamic environment with a strong work ethic & ownership mentality

  • Experience using tools to capture user stories, test cases, sign-offs, etc. JIRA is preferred.

  • Expert Excel & PowerPoint Skills

  • Bachelors degree in accounting, finance or related field. MBA a plus.

  • Certifications such as Lean Six Sigma, PMP, PMI-PBA, CBAP or CCBA is preferred

Critical Competencies for Success

  • Doer:

    • You do what you love!

    • Credibility is earned at WeWork through execution & getting things done.

    • You are able to get into the details & deliver results under highest expectations on time & quality.

    • Be ready to get hands-on with all aspects of the daily needs. The buck stops with you.

    • Pragmatism & outcomes orientation are valued & lead to wins.

    • Exceptional organizational & multitasking skills.

    • You thrive in a fast-paced environment.

  • Solution-centric:

    • You have the flexibility to think outside the box.

    • We don't do everything the traditional way, & are always looking to innovate & push the envelope.

    • You have the ability to foresee & identify needs of the team.

    • You take an innovator & creators approach to any issues that may arise.

  • Collaborator:

    • There is no room for I at WeWork. Every role & individual is in the organization to serve We.

    • Builds trust across the organization by being a good listener & inclusively soliciting input.

    • You are open to new & innovative solutions.

    • You must present well & communicate clearly & effectively to upper management & internal departments.

    • Youre willing to adjust course when appropriate new ideas or objections are raised.

    • You love working with people!

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