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Senior HRIS Manager

Holbrook, AZ 86025
Job Description: At Perkins Coie we look for individuals who are self-motivated, dedicated to providing value and superior services, and above all have a high degree of integrity and enthusiasm for their work. We have created a company culture that is based on collaboration, devotion to serving our clients, and mutual respect. Perkins Coie is committed to advancing diversity and inclusion both within the firm and throughout our collective communities. Work for one of the 100 Best Workplaces in America, get great health insurance, tuition reimbursement, your birthday off, and paid sabbaticals. GENERAL PURPOSE The Senior Human Resources Information System (HRIS) Manager is responsible for leading a team of HRIS analysts and owning the ongoing design, deployment, and maintenance of the Workday HCM platform (Core HCM, Absences, Time Tracking, Advanced Compensation, Talent, and Recruiting). You will work with key business stakeholders and our HR organization to solve business problems through technology while enabling Perkins Coie to continue to grow and scale. You will be responsible for providing strategic direction for the Workday HCM platform and the Workday HRIS team. This position will own and develop a strategic roadmap for Workday and related technologies, be hands-on when needed, and be willing and able to configure business processes, conditional rules, security roles, alerts, notifications, and reports. You will serve as the department lead responsible for establishing and maintaining standards for the utilization and integrity of HR data and the overall production environment. Act as a liaison between HR and other firm departments for access to and maintenance of HR data. Establish and implement ongoing testing, security, and analytical standards in support of upgrades, patches, and related database maintenance. ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS These essential functions are primary job duties that incumbents must be able to perform unassisted or with some reasonable accommodation. Production Support: Provide support for HRIS including, but not limited to, researching and resolving HRIS problems and unexpected results or process flaws; perform scheduled maintenance activities; recommend solutions or alternative methods to meet requirements; and thoroughly research and present for HR Department consideration new functions and features of each product release. Collaborate as required with HRIS provider technical support and firm technical support in problem and issue resolution. Understand HR business processes and effectively communicate HR business needs and requirements to firm information technology services, vendors, and consulting resources. Advise HR personnel regarding configuration options, best practices, and cost-effective solutions to support critical implementation decisions. Process Improvement: Identify and understand issues, problems, and opportunities related to HR business processes. Compare data from different sources to identify inconsistencies and recommend improvements to business processes and data integrity. Apply change management experience to facilitate movement to new levels of quality. Utilize interpersonal skills when working with various customers and peers to accomplish project goals. Recommend process and customer service improvements, innovative solutions, and policy changes that must be approved by appropriate leadership prior to implementation. Production Update Support: Manage and assist in the review and testing of bi-annual Workday system upgrades. Collaborate with functional and technical business professionals to coordinate the testing of updates. Maintain calculated fields and reports. Document processes and results. Project Management: Work in partnership with key stakeholders to review project intake forms, statements of work, and change management strategies. Lead all aspects of HRIS projects, including monitoring and identifying any project issues to mitigate risk. Within the HRIS team, create and manage end-to-end project plans considering resource availability. Drive successful adoption of methodologies such as Lean/Agile to improve quality and accelerate solution delivery. Identify dependencies and develop recommendations on how best to sequence the work. Reports/Queries: Oversee the HRIS team and assist in writing, maintaining, and supporting a variety of reports or queries utilizing appropriate reporting tools. Assist in the development of standard reports for ongoing customer needs. Help maintain data integrity in Workday and integrated systems by running queries and analyzing data. Assist HR users in modifying and editing their reports as requested. Assist HR users with data integrations to other firm systems and vendors. Participate in activities that support the development of analytics or dashboards for talent-based information. Training: Develop user procedures, guidelines, and documentation. Develop and maintain training materials for new users of all levels/rolesemployee, manager, and HR system user. Work with business partners to transition Workday tip sheets and training to functional teams following new feature implementations or upgrades. Conduct or coordinate training for new hires on employee/self and manager roles. Conduct training for new Workday users. People Management: Manage and foster a collaborative team. Specific activities include mentoring, coaching, training, and effective performance management. Identify opportunities for improvement, lead change, and lead a team to implement changes for the betterment of the firm. Individual Development: Maintain awareness of current trends in HRIS with a focus on Workday product and service development, delivery, 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. Pricing/Contracting: Work with the Chief Information Officer on HRIS renewal pricing and contract terms to ensure alignment with the firms digital strategy. Review vendor implementation partners capabilities and pricing for new feature implementations. Participate in the firms annual budgeting processes. Be present at work during regularly scheduled working hours and as needed in the position, consistent with the firms attendance expectations. SPECIFIC SKILLS REQUIRED Thorough knowledge of Workday, including an ability to customize Workday to a sophisticated data and professional services organization. Knowledge of organizational development, change management, and quality principles. Strong understanding of HR processes and data, including eligibility and enrollment rules, and benefit procedures in order to ensure correct implementation. Strong understanding of HRIS database design, structure, functions, and processes, and experience with database tools. Thorough knowledge of MS Excel, Word, and PowerPoint. Excellent organizational and interpersonal skills including written and verbal communication skills. SPECIFIC SKILLS PREFERRED Experience working in a large (2,000+ FTE) multi-office professional service or law firm. EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE Bachelors degree in HR, computer science or related field, or equivalent work experience. MBA or masters degree in HR Management, MIS, computer science or related degree preferred. 7+ years of progressively responsible HRIS or HR manager experience. 3 to 5 years of project experience. HRIS implementation experience. Experience in project planning, budget oversight, and staffing of project teams including time management and quality assurance for large complex clients/projects. Demonstrated experience in the definition of systems strategy, gathering and documenting business requirements, leading fit-gap analysis, as-is and to-be business process designs, functional configuration, testing, and client-user training. Workday Pro certification preferred. This position may be filled in the following areas, the compensation range in these areas is listed below and depends on qualification and experience. Perkins Coie may provide a discretionary bonus annually and information regarding benefits can be found here. Colorado compensation range: $126,900 to $200,630 annually Washington State compensation range: $133,860 to $211,640 annually #LI-Hybrid Perkins Coie understands your career is about choices, not trade-offs. We're dedicated to providing an atmosphere that encourages you to pursue your definition of success. Click HERE to learn more. Please click HERE for more information. Perkins Coie is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, veteran status, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or any other category prohibited by local, state or federal law. This policy applies to all aspects of employment, including recruitment, placement, promotion, transfer, demotion, compensation, benefits, social and recreational activities and termination. Learn more HERE Read the full 2022 report HERE Learn more HERE Learn more HERE Learn More HERE
Posted: 2023-01-19 Expires: 2023-02-24

Perkins Coie understands your career is about choices, not trade-offs. Named one of the country's "100 Best Places to Work For" by FORTUNE magazine for 13 consecutive years, we provide an exceptional foundation on which to continue or expand your practice. During the past three years, we have hired more than 200 lateral attorneys firmwide at all experience levels. Our attorneys have broad and diverse backgrounds both within and outside the practice of law. By focusing on outstanding client service, superior legal work and generous pro bono and community involvement opportunities, we're dedicated to providing an atmosphere that encourages you to pursue your definition of success--both inside and outside the office.

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