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HR Systems Manager

  • Department: Human Resources
  • Location: Hammersmith
  • Job type: Full Time
  • Contract Type: Permanent
  • Job reference: VAC- 11390

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In this exciting role you will be the owner of the portfolio of HR Systems and accountable for the management and development of systems functionality to drive an effective employee life cycle. The purpose is to enhance processes, contribute to an outstanding employee experience as well as supporting and enabling managers, management, and the HR Function to take data driven decisions and develop the organisation. Furthermore, the role leads on developing best practice functionality across the systems landscape in HR, bringing in external knowledge and experience to ensure Harrods stays at the fore of HR technology.

About us

Harrods is reimagining every aspect of the store to ensure we remain the world’s leading luxury emporium. People-led change is at the forefront of this transformation. We are driving forward high-profile, strategic HR initiatives and ensuring our people-related activity is executed exceptionally. As an HR Systems manager, you will help on these commitments and support our growth by developing, leading and maintaining the HR systems roadmap.

About you

An experienced HRIS professional with previous management experience and working as a subject matter expert in Workday. You will have a breadth of experience in building and configuring Workday system functionality and can smoothly transfer data while supporting stakeholders and users through periods of system changes. You will be able to own and oversee all projects and operations relating to HR Systems and act as a project manager to ensure the efficient delivery of new and improved functionality.

Additionally, you will be able to build and maintain relationships with key stakeholders and third-party providers, influencing and managing change and acting as a trusted technology advisor. You will be familiar in developing and maintaining the release management strategy, leading on the release cycles throughout the year, implementing new functionally to enhance our current setup.

You will be familiar with carrying out regular checks on the Workday security module and ensuring GDPR compliance is strictly followed. More specifically, we are looking for:

  • An inquisitive and challenging mind, with an interest in questioning and improving the “as is”.
  • Proactive, “can do” attitude with high levels of motivation and drive and the ability to work independently without high levels of supervision.
  • Ability to work under pressure to meet deadlines while managing multiple deliverables.
  • Solid communication skills; ability to synthesise and communicate information from a wide variety of sources.
  • Strong interpersonal and engagement skills; ability to deal with stakeholders throughout the business and able to present information in a clear way to different audiences.
  • A team player.

Our promise to you

Culturally, we value difference and individuality. Your ideas and energy are going to shape every aspect of our people success in your division, but we’re not going to dictate how you achieve these results. Rather, we will give you the freedom to imprint your operating style on the role and help us create a remarkable, magical and memorable business for our customers.

As well as the support of a highly respected team of HR experts, you will find our business transformation creates a stimulating day-to-day environment and opens up a wealth of long-term career potential. Alongside this, you can look forward to an excellent package of benefits. This includes a company pension, flexible working, 25 days’ holiday and your birthday off, up to 33% in-store discount and a season ticket loan.

Uniquely You

At Harrods we believe the personality and authenticity of our people sets us apart.  We celebrate and invite applications from all cultures, backgrounds, tastes and experiences and are proud of our culture where people from all walks of life can grow and thrive.  What makes you unique makes us exceptional.

If you want to know more about our people and our culture, search #TogetherHarrods on LinkedIn, Facebook or Instagram.

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