HR Project Manager

Human Resources and Recruiting  |  Sunnyvale, California

Position description

Position at LinkedIn

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We are looking for a Project Manager to lead concurrent talent projects of varying size, duration and complexity who is passionate about helping organizations and people succeed at getting to the next level.  In addition to project management, you will develop and execute change management within a global organization.  You will need to easily communicate complex ideas to a variety of levels of sponsors, stakeholders, and end users. Influence and negotiation skills are critical, and you will need to drive programs forward with little direct supervision. 


  • Own and manage multiple, concurrent HR projects of varying complexity 
  • Work with project sponsors and functional leaders within and outside of HR to craft and confirm project objectives 
  • Mobilize project teams and clearly articulate the plan along with roles and responsibilities for each project team member and stakeholder 
  • Plan and execute programs against project plans, change management plans, and go-live and business readiness plans 
  • Establish project standards, cadence and version controls for project documentation and workflow to ensure success of programs 
  • Track program measurement and outcomes, taking lessons learned forward to expand and improve and evolve the program and build scalable processes  
  • Support internal and external-facing communications to share program information, progress and contacts  
  • Use data to inform recommendations and direction of our talent agenda  
  • Seek opportunities to improve the employee experience and talent programs  

Basic Qualifications: 

  • BA/BS degree or related work experience 
  • Minimum of 5 years of experience within Project Management and/or Management Consulting (HR projects a plus) 

Preferred Qualifications:  

  • Strong understanding of end to end project management methodologies & frameworks 
  • Excellent communication, analytical and problem-solving skills 
  • Experience using cloud based technologies (ex. Office 365, Google suite, Smartsheet)  
  • Ability to logically and efficiently structure ambiguous problems, identify sources of data, conduct complicated analysis, identify key insights and recommended actions 
  • Ability to be highly productive and proactive with key stakeholders
  • Applied experience with organizational change management 
  • Experience with organizational effectiveness & design projects is a plus 
  • Ability to communicate and facilitate discussions with executive team, business and HR leaders

This role is preferred to be located in Sunnyvale or San Francisco but open to other locations for the right candidate. 

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