HRIS Manager - Workday

United States
Closing date
16 Oct 2020

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Sales / Commercial, Commercial Management
Full Time
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HRIS Manager - Anywhere, US

Office based or Remote based

Who We Are

Synteract is a global full-service contract research organization with a successful three-decade track record supporting biotechnology, medical device and pharmaceutical companies. With our mission of "Bringing Clinical Trials to Life," we provide customized Phase I through IV services internationally, offering expertise across multiple therapeutic areas including notable depth in Oncology, Neurodegenerative Diseases, and Rare and Orphan Diseases, and in pediatric populations. Our mission is to support the innovation and development of better therapies in healthcare.

Position Overview

The Human Resources Information Systems (HRIS) Manager is responsible for maintaining and optimizing the HCM application and ensuring the accuracy of the data flowing in and out of the system. The HRIS Manager will oversee a variety of complex technical functions related to user security, process workflows, functionality deployment, reporting automation, and system integrations.

Specific tasks would include:
  • Optimize HCM platform by assessing existing processes, evaluating system functionality and implementing a strategic roadmap
  • Develop, maintain and enhance user security to allow for improved employee self-service and manager self-service while maintaining sensitive HR data
  • Ensure / improve data integrity through the implementation of automated reconciliation reporting and regular monitoring of data inputs and output reporting
  • Document and streamline existing processes and workflows
  • Collaborate with internal system administrators to enhance or develop system integrations; implement external integrations with third party vendors as needed to improve overall efficiency and accuracy of data exchanges
  • Performs data updates, exports, imports, clean-ups, and researches/reports on any discrepancies; maintains and audits data in HR systems and ensures information is available on a timely basis
  • Partner with business leaders to define and develop system requirements and improve processes
  • Serves as the subject matter expert and super user for HCM platform and applies knowledge to maintain effective system utilization and accuracy
  • Provide overall project management for all HRIS projects, implementations, designs and deployments
  • Develop materials to effectively train end-users on how to use HR systems

  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent in a related field of study
  • 5+ years related experience; 2+ years Workday experience
  • Substantial knowledge of HRIS, specifically Workday
  • Working knowledge of business technology integrated with HRIS
  • Strong critical thinking and problem solving skills to evaluate current state, identify opportunities for improvement and develop a roadmap to drive change
  • Exceptional project management skills, time management skills, attention to detail and ability to multi task competing priorities
  • Discretion in dealing with confidential information
  • Ability to manage change through setting realistic expectations and effective communication skills
  • Ability to break down complex concepts and clearly explain them to people at all levels Advanced proficiency in Microsoft Excel

If you're passionate about bringing clinical trials to life, we encourage you to apply today!

Synteract's policy is to provide equal employment opportunity and affirmative action in all of its employment practices without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, ancestry, marital status, protected veteran status, age, individuals with disabilities, sexual orientation or gender identity or expression or any other legally protected category. Applicants for positions with Synteract must be legally authorized to work in the country which they are applying and verification of employment eligibility will be required as a condition of hire. #LI-CH1

Our mission is to serve each client with responsive and flexible services tailored to their needs, acting as an integral part of their team. It’s the way we do business. That philosophy extends to our own employees, too! We are a collaborative group, focused on helping each employee to achieve success in his or her position. Our proven mentoring and education programs are focused on providing the best possible results for our clients and employees; we are geared to help you reach the next level, whether in a linear promotional manner or cross-departmental.


A Culture for Growth

You can trust our people to share knowledge, know best practices and share our dedication to quality and responsive customer delivery. We offer competitive benefits, an open and engaging work environment, projects that matter, and a team you can believe in!


Contact Us
  • Albrechtstrabe
  • 14
  • Munich
  • DE
  • +49 89 12 66 80 0
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