The HR Department is looking for a creative, articulate, and highly motivated individual to work closely with the Executive leadership team of Human Resources on the execution of Boston Children's People Strategy and diversity goals. Under the direction of the SVP and CHRO, and working in concert with members of the HR Executive team, this role will be primarily responsible for project management for critical HR initiatives central to the strategic goals of the organization.
This role will draw upon both your understanding of HR best practices and project management expertise, as well as your ability to analyze and communicate key information to relevant stakeholders. The position works collaboratively with all HR functions and specifically has accountability for ensuring all HR program initiatives understand the voice of the internal customer and are executed accordingly. The ability to collaborate, execute independently, work in a fast-paced and high-volume environment will be critical to success.
The Project Director, Human Resources will be responsible for:
General leadership and oversight related to HR programs, projects, and planning
Responsible for overall quality and management of major projects or programs
Ensuring delivered projects meet design specifications and quality standards and get completed in a timely manner
Developing standard reporting and monitoring integration progress
Identifying project risks/gaps and risk mitigation plans. Managing change and promoting the continuous improvement of project management-related processes
Delivering formal presentations and executive summaries to senior management, providing recommendations and status updates on strategic and operational initiatives
Garnering support for project management standards from the executive sponsor and steering committee and ensure these key stakeholders have representation within the project governance organization
To qualify, you must have:
Bachelor's degree in Healthcare Management, Science, Business Administration or related field required. Master's degree preferred
Ten years' experience driving HR strategic program implementation and/or HR project management in larger, more complex organizations. Subject matter expertise in one or more Human Resources areas, including diversity, performance development, succession planning, total rewards, and/or client service delivery required
Demonstrated experience in managing a PMO preferred
Excellent communication skills
Expert-level PowerPoint/MS Office skills are essential in this position
Work requires the ability to effectively manage multiple demands and projects and/or proposals simultaneously within assigned department/division and to persuade and negotiate with peer-level department heads and/or with external agencies/facilities on issues and programs that impact assigned department as well as several other large departments/divisions
Advanced knowledge of PC-based software applications (Excel, Word, PowerPoint) and manual and web-based applications for collecting/ reporting data
Demonstrated ability to lead quality improvement and/or process improvement activities
Knowledge and experience with process improvement principles usually obtained through formal training and application of Lean and/or Six Sigma training programs is preferred
Please note: During a public health emergency, individuals in this role may be expected to take on additional duties to respond to organizational needs.
BCH offers competitive compensation and unmatched benefits.
Boston Children's Hospital is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status or disability.
Internal Number: 3141868
About Boston Children's Hospital
Boston Children's Hospital is a 395-bed comprehensive center for pediatric health care. As one of the largest pediatric medical centers in the United States, Children's offers a complete range of health care services for children from birth through 21 years of age.