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Bright Horizons Family Solutions

Bright Horizons Family Solutions

Newton, MA, USA
Posted on Monday, February 5, 2024

Primary Purpose

The HRIS Workday Project Manager responsibilities include: providing direction, coordination, execution, and completion of specific projects ensuring consistency with the Human Resource Department’s strategy and goals. Responsible for facilitating the alignment and development of cross-functional HR Project and Programs across all HR Domains: HRIS, HR Operations, Compensation, Benefits, Talent Management, Talent Acquisition, and Learning & Development. In addition to significant Project Management competency, the role will require a broad spectrum of knowledge of HR programs, business processes, and will demonstrate operational excellence in the planning and tactical execution or projects.

Essential Functions/Responsibilities

  • Develop project plans in collaboration with project stakeholders including scope, deliverables, required resources, risk, and timelines.

  • Manage a variety of cross-functional HR, HR Technology initiatives and annual programs from project initiation until closure. Programs may vary in HR domain, length, and complexity.

  • Lead project teams to ensure overall project success, and will often need to deal with ambiguity and shifting priorities throughout the life cycle of a project.

  • Assign tasks and set deadlines for the project team to support the successful completion of project milestones and will report out on project risks and successes to sponsors & stakeholders.

  • Recommend mitigation strategies to prevent and resolve risks that arise during projects.

  • Partner with SMEs to ensure best practices of change communication and management are embedded into projects.

  • Participate in the development and ongoing execution of an HR Governance Framework and management of HR project portfolio.

  • Support knowledge sharing within and across projects.

  • Actively partner with the IT PMO to assure alignment and consistency of Bright Horizons Project Management Methodology.

Decision Making

Exercises discretion and independent judgment with respect to matters of significance

Job Requirements – Education/Experience


Bachelor's Degree in Business, HR, IT, or related field required


5 years of experience as a project manager with minimum 1 years' experience managing and leading HR & HR Technology projects required.

Additional Job Requirements

  • Related business experience that includes managing a project team, strong analytical skills, organizational skills, follow-through skills, communication skills, and leadership skills.

  • Ability to work effectively and collaboratively in a fast-paced environment across other functions including sales, account management, employee services, finance, IT, HR and marketing.

  • Hands on experience managing projects for ERP and/or HR systems implementation are desirable.

  • Project management professional (PMP) certification from the Project Management Institute (PMI), Agile Certification or similar project management certification is desirable.

  • Knowledge of different project management software such as: MS Project, MS Visio or like tools.

Remote role. Range: $70-85K

The range of compensation listed here or that may be discussed in the interview process is what Bright Horizons in good faith anticipates offering for this job opening. Actual compensation offers will depend on a variety of factors including experience, education and training, certifications, geography, and other relevant business or organizational factors.

Life at Bright Horizons:

Our home office employees support all facets of our business — and no matter which department you join, you’ll be part of a passionate team doing work that makes a difference in the lives of children and families.

Our people are the heart of our company. Because we’re as committed to our own employees as we are to the clients we serve, our collaborative workplaces are designed to grow careers and support personal lives. Here, you’ll find traditional perks (health insurance, 401(k), PTO, and flex spending) plus childcare discounts, education assistance, and so much more. Join us to experience how we support our people to realize their passion, possibilities, and purpose both at work and at home. All in a workplace where you can be you. Come build a brighter future with us.


Contact us at bhrecruit@brighthorizons.com or 855-877-6866

Bright Horizons is dedicated to creating a workforce that promotes and supports diversity and inclusion. We provide equal employment opportunities to all individuals without discrimination. Bright Horizons complies with the laws and regulations set forth in the following EEO is the Law Poster: EEO – English and EEO – Spanish along with information on the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) and Employee Polygraph Protection Act (EPPA).

Applicants requiring a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process should contact the recruitment helpdesk at 855-877-6866 or bhrecruit@brighthorizons.com. Determinations on requests for reasonable accommodation will be made on a case-by-case basis.