HRIS Analyst - Remote

Human Resources United States


Position at Premier Research

Premier Research helps highly innovative biotech and specialty pharma companies transform life-changing ideas into reality, targeting unmet needs in analgesia, neuroscience, oncology, pediatrics, and rare diseases.

We’re looking for an exceptional HRIS Analyst to bring your passion to our team. You will be encouraged to grow professionally and personally while enjoying cross-functional partnerships with genuinely supportive colleagues, regardless of location or seniority. Most importantly, you will be using your skills to bring tangible hope to critically ill patients around the world.

 At Premier Research, we are science-minded and heart-centered. Join us.

The primary focus of this position is the support and maintenance of the human capital management system Workday (HCMS) in addition to other systems supported by the HRIS team. This position serves as a technical point of contact for assigned functional areas and assists subject matter experts with ensuring data integrity, testing of system changes, report writing and analyzing data flows for process improvement opportunities. The HRIS analyst also supports
HCMS upgrades, patches, testing and other technical projects as assigned.  

This position will be continuing the implementation of Workday and maintenance/support and process improvement functions.

  • Assist in the review, testing and implementation of HCMS systems, upgrades or patches. Collaborate with functional and technical staff to coordinate application of upgrade or fix. Maintain HCMS tables. Document process and results. 

  • Provide support for HCMS, including researching and resolving HCMS problems, unexpected results or process flaws; performing scheduled activities; recommending solutions or alternate methods to meet requirements, ensure integrity of interfaces with other systems and vendors. 

  • Recommend process/customer service improvements, innovative solutions, policy changes and/or major variations from established policy that must be approved by appropriate leadership prior to implementation. Responsible for logical design of HR workflows. Serve as a key liaison with third parties and other stakeholders (e.g. HR, Payroll, IT). Use project management skills in managing projects. May provide overall project management for a given HR initiative.  

  • Write, maintain and support a variety of reports or queries using appropriate reporting tools. Assist in development of standard reports for ongoing customer needs. Help maintain data integrity in systems by running queries and analyzing data. 

  • Develop user procedures, guidelines and documentation. Train clients on new processes/functionality. Train new system users.  

  • Maintain awareness of current trends in HCMS with a focus on product and service development, delivery and support, and applying key technologies. Examine trends in information systems training, materials and techniques. Through classes, reading, CBTs or other mechanisms, continuously increase both HR knowledge and HRIS application/tools knowledge. Participate in user group meetings/conferences. 

You'll need

  • Bachelor’s degree or its international equivalent in computer science or related field.  

  • 5+ years global HRIS experience, or Global HR Specialist experience with a systems orientation

  • Minimum of 2 years Workday experience 

  • Experience with Workday report writing preferred  

  • Workday administration experience required, implementation experience preferred 

  • Basic understanding of global data privacy regulations 

  • Experience with implementing HR systems and HR data conversion 

  • Demonstrates strong organizational skills with attention to details. 

  • Excellent team player, collaborative and able to build consensus on working teams 

  • Ability to multitask and work effectively in a fast-paced environment with changing priorities. 

  • Strong verbal and written communication and negotiation skills. 

  • Excellent organizational and time-management skills, able prioritize work to meet deadlines. 

  • Accountable, dependable and strong commitment.  

  • Is customer service focused in approach to work both internally and externally 

  • Maintains a positive, results orientated work environment