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Senior Project Manager (HR)

  • Location

    Zürich, Switzerland

  • Sector:

    Project Management

  • Job type:


  • Salary:

    Swiss Franc90 - Swiss Franc110 per hour

  • Contact:

    Thomas ONeill

  • Email:


  • Job ref:

    JN -112021-90083_1641807032

  • Published:

    9 days ago

  • Duration:

    12 Months

  • Startdate:


Senior HR Project Manager - 12+ Months Contract - Zurich

Background: (My client) a leading Telecommunications organisation in Zurich are searching for a Senior Project Manager (HR).

General Information:

  • Start date: December / January
  • End date: 30.06.2022 (extension likely)
  • Work location: Zürich
  • Workload: 60-80%
  • Home Office: Flexible 2-3 days working from home per week

Tasks & Responsibilities:

Establishment of a HR Project Portfolio

  • Define implement Entry / Exit process
  • Define and implement project reporting structure

Strategic Planning and Project Initiation

  • Translate business objectives into projects with clearly defined scope, timing, deliverables, resources, and key measures of success.
  • Create project plans, including timelines and milestones.
  • Negotiate sufficient resources from HR sub-teams, IT, Corporate Communications, business units, and other groups as appropriate.
  • Effectively set and communicate project expectations to team members and stakeholders.
  • Define project success criteria and communicate to team throughout project life cycle.
  • Manage and coordinate HR-related project activity resulting from business unit acquisitions.

Project Execution

  • Manage ongoing project plans, budgets, resources, and vendors.
  • Facilitate meetings and drive project issues through to resolution.
  • Develop and deliver progress reports, proposals, requirements documentation and presentations.
  • Proactively manage and communicate ongoing changes in project scope, identify potential crises and devise contingency plans.

Change Management

  • Identify all stakeholders, both direct and indirect, and determine level of involvement needed for project success.
  • Work closely with Change Management Manager and Corporate Communications to ensure appropriate change management activities are defined and included in all project plans.

Post-Implementation Transition and Evaluation

  • Support the ongoing development of best practices and tools for HR project management and execution.
  • Ensure comprehensive and seamless project post-implementation transition.

Candidate experience:

  • At least 5 years of experience in project management preferably within HR related industry
  • Experience in IT system rollout (hand over to IT operations)
  • Experience in Portfolio management
  • Additional Certificate in project management
  • English & German fluent is a must

Interested? Please send your CV and I will contact you to book a meeting.


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