Citi Senior HR Project Manager in Budapest, Hungary

  • Primary Location: Hungary,Budapest,Budapest

  • Education: Bachelor's Degree

  • Job Function: Human Resources

  • Schedule: Full-time

  • Shift: Day Job

  • Employee Status: Regular

  • Travel Time: Yes, 10 % of the Time

  • Job ID: 17001184


Citi Service Center Budapest was established in was established in 2005 to serve 54 countries across EMEA and globally in some functions. We have grown over the years to boast over 25 separate functions , exceeding 1,500 employees and we continue to expand. Our population is diverse and is representative as a microcosm of Citi globally.

We are looking for a Senior HR Project Manager for our Team within our Human Resources Shared Services department.

Who we are? HRSS has an impact on all aspects of the employee and non-employee lifecycle from recruitment to retirement, including on-boarding, payroll, career mobility, learning, data management, compensation and benefits and off-boarding. We provide support to 54 countries in 8 languages.This role is part of the EMEA HR Shared Services Continuous Improvement and Projects team which is responsible for executing all migration projects in the region.

Senior HR Project Manager

Your tasks:

  • Manage migration and re-engineering projects according to the HRSS taxonomy in compliance with the Global Project Management methodology; involving country HR departments, Budapest CSC teams, regional HR and HRSS teams

  • Supervise the end-to-end execution for each project:

  • Plan project milestones associated with project plan to ensure completion of deliverables within specific timeframes

  • Conduct the due diligence process, prepare gap analysis and future processes, and coordinate change management efforts through planning and overseeing trainings and stakeholder communication

  • Document the process using the required project templates and standards, ensuring that the required reviews by the customer, Risk & Control, CSCs, and PMO are completed

  • Develop the required documentation and ensure legal and compliance clearances are in place

  • Drive sign offs on all required project documentations and for project tollgates

  • Work closely with stakeholders, HRSS CSC and HRSS regional management, in Hungary or abroad, with focus on maintaining excellent service delivery and ensuring appropriate service control mechanisms are put in place.

  • Maintain solid status reporting and create/lead presentations about the project

  • Work closely with Operations teams to identify process improvement opportunities that will increase productivity and efficiency, reduce processing time and reduce error rates

  • Continuously promote lean culture

  • Adapt and utilize lean tools in any reengineering reviews

  • Identify and address risks and issues that may impact the successful completion of projects

  • Support and adhere to both regional and global procedures

  • Travel may be required and a willingness to work extended / flexible hours in order to coordinate with other HRSS countries and regions.

Your skills:

  • 5+ years of professional experience

  • Extensive project management experience and understanding of PM methodologies

  • Prior experience and knowledge of HR, HR Shared Services, or Payroll operations is a strong advantage

  • Process re-engineering / lean experience preferred

  • Experience working with senior customers & stakeholders’ management

  • Good knowledge and experience of operations management tools, methods, and techniques

  • Prior experience working in a virtual team and matrix environment

  • Excellent communication skills in English both written and verbal

  • Multi-tasking ability, effective time-management, detailed documentation and organizational skills

  • Demonstrated logical, analytical, and diagnostic skills

  • Problem solving, influencing skills

  • Structured, logical thinking, organized and methodical

  • MS Office applications (Excel & PowerPoint – experienced level!)

  • Good interpersonal skills and ability to develop strong partnership with stakeholder

  • Second European language knowledge is a plus but not a must-have (French or Russian)

What you get:

  • The candidate will develop further result-driven leadership competencies, specifically in the area of project management, end-to-end process analysis and design, training organisation and monitoring

  • Possibility to work in a diverse, multinational environment and get in touch with different cultures from all over the globe

  • Various career opportunities to become a shared service professional by taking advantage of the over 20 products centralized in the Budapest site

  • Wide range of online and classroom trainings

Apply now to be part of this multicultural and dynamic team.

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