Job title: IT Business Process Architect - HRM
Location: Hoboken NJ or Orlando FL
Duration: Contract to Hire
The Enterprise Business Process Architect translates business strategy and tactical business needs into business process improvements. This role is a primary contributor in the transformation of our Talent management business processes as the firm accelerates it's transformation to a fully integrated digital business.
The BPA is responsible for creating and maintaining the roadmaps of functional capabilities and their underlying Technologies. This includes the preparation of Technology investments (projects and enhancements), business analytics enhancements, and enabling collaboration through technology. The position acts as the liaison between all stakeholders globally, and manages the decision process for all Technology changes related to HRM. This role will be responsible for developing business cases when necessary and the preparation of the governance structure (steering committee, business project teams, subject matter experts, etc.). This role will also be responsible for metrics, and monitoring business improvements throughout the project life cycle of key deliverables.
Additional responsibilities include but are not limited to the following:
Partners with HR business managers in the development of business strategies and business process improvements (driven by business opportunities/needs or by Technology opportunities/needs)
Understands and analyzes business problems and opportunities in the context of requirements and recommends solutions
Assists business managers with adoption of new platforms and systems
Translates overall business strategy to drive opportunity identification and prioritization
Manages the change enhancement process (approve/reject, prioritize based on available IT resources)
Understand Business information and provides sound business cases with underlying data analysis and monitors success
Takes ownership of the project preparation process, sets priorities, builds business governance, accountable for business case (development and approval), and business approval process.
Develops, writes and communicates business requirements for use in the design and implementation of business solutions.
Ensures Business Benefits (KPI)s are identified prior to project, and responsible for measuring and assuring measurements are attainable - including ensuring that the KPI metrics continue to add value to the business
Responsible for ensuring the lessons learned for all HR accountable projects are implemented
PROCESS ENGINEERING, Information Integrity, Business Analytics and Collaboration
Works as a liaison among stakeholders in order to analyze, document, communicate, and validate business needs and requirements for changes to business processes and technology platforms;
Analyzes, models, optimizes, documents and facilitates implementation of business processes, information flows and business rules;
Proactively designs overall collaboration solutions
Works closely with the EA's and BA's who will act as the one-stop-shop for IT.
Provides recommendations to the BA regarding requirements and changes to existing and new systems to ensure that they meet business needs. Does not make the hands-on configuration changes.
Provides governance & track performance of IT supply deliverables.
USER EXPERIENCE & INNOVATION
Translates user experience requirements and business requirements into defined specifications (eg, Roles and Persona) and inspires the Engineering team to develop high performing user friendly applications. Provides the BA with information for them to document the full requirements of the business; in a format for the user community to collaborate.
Defines innovative user interfaces and interaction styles which result in improved user productivity;
Work with Technology teams to make sure that the workflow reflects the customer's needs and ensure consistency among features.
Applies New Technologies - Overall, helps drive change and Innovation throughout the business, drives business acceptance of new technologies, and drives identification of where new technologies will help the business obtain their overall goals. (ie, Mobile, Collaboration, etc.)
KNOWLEDGE & SKILLS
The ideal candidate should possess the following qualifications:
Industry knowledge - Understand the industry and process management
Business Acumen, and Organizational Agility
Strong ability to manage complexity
Ability to Lead and Influence
Customer Focus - Self-starter who takes initiative, and has strong Planning Skills.
Drives for Results, Problem Solving, and Priority Setting.
Expertise in Preparing Requirements, Technology Innovation, and Process Management.
Strong Financial Acumen
Builds Integrity & Trust.
Strong Interpersonal, Listening, and written Communications skills.
Builds strong Peer Relationships, Networking, and Presentation Skills.
Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science or Engineering
5+ years' experience in business process engineering skills: Lean, Kaizen and or advanced Six Sigma
5+ year's experience driving organizational and business process changes
5+ years preparing business cases
Understanding Project Management methodologies
User experience with HRM corporate Technologies is essential
Specific SME experience of the HRM functional area
Master's degree preferred
Certified in Business Process Management techniques
Working experience in our industry
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