Regional Project Manager, Payroll Transformation (12 Months Fixed Term)



Accounting & Finance, Operations
Petaling Jaya, Selangor, Malaysia
Posted on Wednesday, March 27, 2024

Manage the delivery of a Global Payroll Strategy project in the assigned countries with a particular focus on centralizing, streamlining, and simplifying processes and technology in the region​. Responsible for the day-to-day oversight and delivery activities, ensuring that all workstreams are aligned to deliver the project scope and aligned to the overall project delivery plan.

Liaison point between project and Global Payroll Strategy Program with responsibility for reporting and escalating issues and exceptions.

Establishes and maintains the project governance to ensure adequate oversight of progress.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Define and manage changes to the project delivery scope.

  • Development and maintenance of the overall project plan; work with workstream leads to ensure robustness of project plans and the identification and management of delivery dependencies.

  • Establishing and running the project team and Steering Committee governance

  • Managing project risks and issues, ensuring robust mitigating plans are in place and monitored, escalating as necessary.

  • Reporting progress and exceptions to the program governance meetings

  • Manage the project resources in project team. This includes delivery from external stakeholder such as vendors, IT and local colleagues​

  • In cooperation with Regional CCM&T SME and support from Global Program team lead communication and change management to all key stakeholders and to project steering committee​

  • Stakeholder management: Identify and ensure there are plans to manage and engage with other local delivery teams (e.g., Finance, benefits, tax and treasury)

  • Work closely with Finance partners and other related functions on project planning & forecasting as needed

Why you?

Basic Qualifications:

  • Experience of managing complex projects across multiple geographical locations.
  • Experience of working on HR Transformation projects (preferably including Payroll and/or Payroll Technology changes)​.
  • Experience of managing third-party vendors.
  • Expert communications, including in-person and virtual meeting facilitation​.
  • Proficient with MS Office – MS Project, Excel, and PowerPoint in particular​.
  • Ability to influence cross geography teams and achieve cross divisional alignment​.
  • Able to work autonomously and be comfortable with ambiguity​.
  • Able to effectively work in a highly matrixed organization, handling competing priorities and connecting the dots across.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Project Management Professional (PMP) certification ​(or an equivalent).
  • Knowledge and experience in applying key HR and human capital concepts in prior projects.

Why GSK?

Uniting science, technology and talent to get ahead of disease together.

GSK is a global biopharma company with a special purpose – to unite science, technology and talent to get ahead of disease together – so we can positively impact the health of billions of people and deliver stronger, more sustainable shareholder returns – as an organisation where people can thrive. We prevent and treat disease with vaccines, specialty and general medicines. We focus on the science of the immune system and the use of new platform and data technologies, investing in four core therapeutic areas (infectious diseases, HIV, respiratory/ immunology and oncology).

Our success absolutely depends on our people. While getting ahead of disease together is about our ambition for patients and shareholders, it’s also about making GSK a place where people can thrive. We want GSK to be a place where people feel inspired, encouraged and challenged to be the best they can be. A place where they can be themselves – feeling welcome, valued, and included. Where they can keep growing and look after their wellbeing. So, if you share our ambition, join us at this exciting moment in our journey to get Ahead Together.

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