Kronos Project Manager, Workforce Management Software in Remote, Canada

Kronos is the global leader in workforce management solutions that enable organizations to control labor costs, minimize compliance risk, and improve workforce productivity. Tens of thousands of organizations in 100 countries – including more than half the Fortune 1000® - use Kronos time and attendance, scheduling, absence management, HR and payroll, hiring, and labor analytics applications. Kronos customers include enterprises large and small across diverse industries worldwide including retail, hospitality, healthcare, manufacturing, public sector, services, and distribution.

Kronos is a privately held company and was founded in 1977. Headquartered in Chelmsford, Massachusetts, Kronos employs more than 4,000 people worldwide.

Kronos is proud to be an equal opportunity employer and is committed to maintaining a diverse and inclusive work environment. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, physical or mental disability, age, or veteran status or any other basis protected by federal, state, or local law.

  • Assign a wide range of tasks based on skills, experience, and availability; clearly communicates task priorities, helping personnel adjust workload as needed.

  • Prepare project plans/schedules, reports and budgets.

  • Track and monitor all project deliverables, resourcing and client meetings as necessary.

  • Set project goals and objectives for project team or work unit.

  • Monitor project performance, checking actual performance against planned performance to ensure technical, schedule, and budget goals are met or exceeded.

  • Collect inputs and prepare weekly and monthly status reports as required.

  • Explain any deviations from planned budgets and schedules. In addition, prepare and support quarterly management reviews.

  • Provide technical and leadership guidance and direction to personnel to ensure proper, timely completion of work.

  • In addition, provide personnel with timely, constructive, and actionable feedback that increases individual and team effectiveness.

  • Anticipate and identify project risks.

  • Assess the potential impact on own and others’ work, and develop and execute the best work solution.

  • Manage escalated situations as proactively as possible, involving management as needed.

  • Interact frequently with team, management and customers to define project requirements and identify solutions consistent with defined terms, methodology, policy, and regulations.

  • Develop strong customer relationships as ‘trusted advisor’ at project management, payroll manager, and senior management levels.

  • Strong attention to detail as well as ability to function strategically within account; proactively look at ‘big picture’ for project/customer short and long term goals; identify and drive additional revenue opportunities within account.

  • Proven ability to manage multiple concurrent projects within customer, tying them all together with strategic vision and focus.

  • 3-5 years of project management work experience required

  • Experience in a Professional Services or Consulting capacity desired

  • Experience managing software implementation projects required

  • Broad knowledge of labor management, HR / Payroll, ERP, or similar domain product/systems strongly preferred

  • Experience managing an implementation team highly desirable

  • Strong experience scheduling, preparing presentations and status reports.

  • Superb written and oral communication skills required (e.g., proficient in Microsoft PowerPoint, MS Project and Word).

  • Strong leadership skills with the ability to work as part of a project team.

  • Ability to perform multiple tasks ranging from project management to coaching other team members.

  • Ability and willingness to travel up to 25% on a regular basis

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ID: 2016-14120

Qualifications:

  • 3-5 years of project management work experience required

  • Experience in a Professional Services or Consulting capacity desired

  • Experience managing software implementation projects required

  • Broad knowledge of labor management, HR / Payroll, ERP, or similar domain product/systems strongly preferred

  • Experience managing an implementation team highly desirable

  • Strong experience scheduling, preparing presentations and status reports.

  • Superb written and oral communication skills required (e.g., proficient in Microsoft PowerPoint, MS Project and Word).

  • Strong leadership skills with the ability to work as part of a project team.

  • Ability to perform multiple tasks ranging from project management to coaching other team members.

  • Ability and willingness to travel up to 25% on a regular basis

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