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JOB VACANCY

HR Operations Project Manager (Secondment/Fixed Term Contract)

ABOUT THE ROLE

The Group HR function manages all elements of the employee lifecycle across 57 countries.

Last year, we embarked on an exciting journey, to develop and implement a single global ‘Recruitment System’ and Careers Website, which will unite all 57 countries in their approach to acquiring talent.

We are looking for an experienced Project Manager, to provide maternity cover to lead a programme to implement the third party hosted ‘Recruitment System’ and Careers Website across the OUP office network.   Reporting to the Group HR Operations Director, you will be responsible for engaging with senior HR leaders globally, and managing virtual project delivery teams to deliver the project deliverables to scope, time, cost and quality.

So what are the interesting elements of this role?

  • Responsibility for partnering with and influencing senior stakeholders to shape and mobilise projects
  • Opportunity to work with colleagues across OUP offices globally, to configure and implement the system to meet local requirements
  • Responsibility for all elements of the project including business change and realising business benefits
  • Opportunity to develop an appreciation for local employment contract law across multiple countries
  • Responsibility for managing third party suppliers and technical consultants

ABOUT YOU

To be successful in the role you'll need to:

  • Demonstrate your experience of delivering projects and leading project teams in a complex geographical/functional matrix organisation
  • Have experience of working with stakeholders across multiple countries
  • Demonstrate excellent stakeholder management skills, first rate communication and interpersonal skills, ability to influence senior non-technical and technical staff
  • Have excellent organisational skills, with the ability to concurrently manage several projects and deliver the required solutions on time and to budget
  • Demonstrate your experience of managing and negotiating with suppliers and third parties
  • Be a team player, who is comfortable working in an evolving environment.

Desirable:

  • Have a good understanding of standard recruitment processes

CONTACT

Please contact claire.rees@oup.com if you have any queries relating to this position.


 
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OUP UK - Oxford
Great Clarendon Street, Oxford, Oxfordshire, UK
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  • Division:
    Group Human Resources
  • Department:
    Global HR Operations
  • Closing Date:
    22 April 2018
  • Salary:
    Salary dependent on skills and experience
  • Location:
    OUP UK - Oxford
  • Full Time / Part Time:
    Full Time
  • Ref:
    0247
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