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Edwards Lifesciences Sr Mgr, HRIS in Irvine, California

Edwards’ HR Technology team is embarking on an exciting multi-year journey to transform and enhance our current HR technology landscape. We are looking for a smart, consultative, enthusiastic leader to help guide us through this journey. The ideal candidate will thrive working in a fast-paced and customer-focused environment. As the Sr. Manager, HRIS, you will be responsible for overseeing and leading a number of different HR technology initiatives. These projects are global in nature, and require alignment with IT and other business units and/or functions outside of HR. This role will be responsible for not only coordinating various project management activities, but will also be tasked with leading the organizational change management efforts that are required when rolling out each initiative.


  • Lead and own project work, system updates/enhancements, and support activities. This includes managing a project budget, detailed scope and requirements, resource plans, project schedules, risk management plans, decision/issue logs, acquiring resources, software release planning, and defining deliverables. Escalate critical risks, changes, or delays to the project sponsor and HR leadership as needed. Facilitate clear and concise status updates for key project stakeholders including direct communications with project sponsors and steering committees

  • Coordinate the gathering of user requirements by working with user groups to resolve issues, assess user needs, and recommend changes that improve productivity and efficiencies within existing applications. Coordinate the analysis of business requirements, including the identification of business objectives, use cases and business rules. Leverage the user requirements and feedback gathered from stakeholders identify and document the functional requirements necessary to address business objectives, use cases and business rules. When needed develop process flows and to support business requirements and drive stakeholder alignment.

  • Facilitate ongoing process optimization sessions with global HR SMEs to further enhance HR’s technology enablement strategy. Use outputs from these sessions to design future-state phases for HR system enhancements and work with leadership to build said phases into the overall HR technology roadmap

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree in computer science, communications, information systems, HRIS, or a related field

  • 12+ years of experience leading technical projects and programs in an HRIS capacity

  • 2+ years of Workday experience with proven expertise in deploying and/or enhancing the system enterprise wide

  • Expert program management and consulting skills, including excellent verbal and written communications.

  • Experience with project management tools (e.g., MS Project, Clarizon, etc.)

  • Proven expertise with Microsoft Office productivity tools (e.g., Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Visio, etc.)

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Master's degree (10+ years of experience stated above is required with a Master’s degree.)

  • 2+ years of experience with ServiceNow with an emphasis in HR service delivery

  • 5+ years of technology consulting experience

  • PMP Certification

  • Agile Scrum Methodology experience

  • Healthcare, Medical Device or Pharma industry experience

  • Experience driving solutions with senior leadership

  • Strong business acumen and experience managing multiple stakeholders within complex matrixed organization

  • Excellent problem-solving and organizational skills; strict attention to detail

  • Ability to manage internal and external confidential information with utmost discretion

  • Ability to build and maintain strong relationships across the organization to influence and achieve objectives

  • Ability to provide feedback in a professional, direct, and tactful manner

Edwards is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer including protected Veterans and individuals with disabilities.

Edwards Lifesciences is the global leader in patient-focused medical innovations for structural heart disease, as well as critical care and surgical monitoring. Driven by a passion to help patients, the company collaborates with the world's leading clinicians and researchers to address unmet healthcare needs, working to improve patient outcomes and enhance lives. Headquartered in Irvine, California, Edwards Lifesciences has extensive operations in North America, Europe, Japan, Latin America and Asia and currently employs over 15,000 individuals worldwide.

For us, helping patients is not a slogan - it's our life's work. From developing devices that replace or repair a diseased heart valve to creating new technologies that monitor vital signs in the critical care setting, we focus on helping patients regain and improve the quality of their life.