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Senior Manager, Global People Platforms & Insights

Miami, FL Atlanta, GA
Req ID: 4991


Position at VMLY&R

At VMLY&R, we create connected brands. We resist the usual ways of seeing, doing and thinking — harnessing creativity, technology and culture — to reimagine the entire connected consumer experience. Our goal? To create work that becomes part of people’s lives, to drive value for our clients and, in the best of cases, to impact the world.

VMLY&R seeks a Senior Manager, Global People Platforms & Insights who will partner with key stakeholders, partners and vendors to deliver innovative HR technology and people insights solutions to manage VMLY&R's workforce and enable people-related data.


  • Lead dispersed team of direct reports and colleagues to deliver results on critical HR technology and insights initiatives including global implementations, integrations, and propriety development, from scoping to deployment
  • Drive world-class employee experiences and operational excellence through strategic process, data and platform management
  • Provide subject matter expertise and insights to help the drive smart business decisions and data strategies
  • Ensure proper stakeholders are being appropriately engaged and kept informed throughout project lifecycles; cultivate relationships to enhance communication, collaboration, and outcomes
  • Supervise the design and maintenance of HCM dashboards in Power BI for various levels of leadership and the HR team
  • Manage portfolio of HR platforms and dashboards and their related configuration, integrations and workflows, advising on best practices
  • Develop and grow the team’s capabilities, both direct reports and colleagues, to enable delivery against current and emerging business needs
  • Ensure HR team is educated on platform capabilities to maximize both utilization and alignment to organizational goals, standards and priorities, provide training on self-service tools to access, understand and act on people data, and that troubleshooting support is provided as needed
  • Ensure appropriate documentation of business processes and systems functionality is maintained, including workflows, program functions and steps to follow
  • Continuously assess and respond to evolving requirements and make recommendations for updates and improvements
  • Implement strategies to ensure data integrity and compliance throughout the employee life cycle in accordance with business, security, and privacy requirements
  • Provide various levels of Administrator support to HRIS, ATS, Performance Management System, LMS, Employee Recognition System, and others

As part of the WPP Group, VMLY&R offers one of the best overall compensation packages in the business.

Candidate Profile

  • Subject matter expertise of HCM analytics and HR systems, with 6+ years of experience administering, transforming, analyzing, configuring, and/or implementing HR technology and analytics programs, including HRIS/HCM, ATS, Learning, Performance. Workday experience a plus.
  • 3+ years of practitioner experience working with various HR technology tools
  • Broad knowledge of core HR practices and concepts a plus, ideally with a specialization in global HR platforms
  • Proficient with Power BI or comparable BI tools
  • Professional working proficiency in Spanish or Mandarin preferred
  • Strong technical acumen with HRIS data management, manipulating data, database concepts, integrating systems, designing reports, etc.
  • Extensive knowledge of integration and management of external vendors
  • Proven ability to work and lead on both well-defined and ambiguous projects, and help to provide clarity, define priorities and shape outcomes
  • Experience with all phases of implementation in fast-moving environment with numerous, dispersed and often competing stakeholders
  • Able to maintain high degree of confidentiality
  • Detail oriented with strong analytical skills and focus on accuracy
  • Maneuver easily from big picture to detail and back…quickly
  • Work curiously, anticipate questions, think ahead and plan for contingencies
  • Excellent Microsoft Office skills, especially Excel, Word and PowerPoint
  • Project Management experience or certification a plus
  • Excellent influence and communication skills, including articulating a vision and communicating complex, technical information to various audiences

VMLY&R is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.


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