HR Project Manager

Posted 6 days ago
Main Location
San Rafael, CA, United States
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powertofly approved What Autodesk, Inc. Has to Offer:

Autodesk makes the software and tools that help people imagine, design, and make a better world. If you've ever driven a high-performance car, admired a towering skyscraper, used a smartphone, or watched a great film, chances are you've experienced what millions of Autodesk customers are doing with their software. Autodesk offers their employees benefits like:

  • Insurance: Health/Dental/Vision/Life
  • Work - Life Balance
  • Paid volunteer time off
  • 6 week paid sabbatical every 4 years
  • Employee Resource Groups
  • A "week of rest" at year's end
  • We are currently seeking an experienced and dynamic Human Resources Project Manager to join our Human Resources Project Management Office (HR PMO) distributed team!

    Under the leadership of the HR PMO Manager, the HR Project Manager is responsible for leading remote teams on projects and other business initiatives in partnership with HR stakeholders that support organizational and departmental goals and strategic initiatives. The role offers the opportunity to have a positive impact on the Autodesk organization with exposure and accountability to HR senior leadership. Location: San Rafael OR San Francisco, CA-United States, Other Autodesk Locations will be Considered


    • Actively engage in managing highly complex, cross functional projects and programs involving change management, as well as short-term consulting engagements
    • Translate purpose and vision of projects into clear goals for the team; make sure every team member is on board and moving in the right direction
    • Analyze metrics and trends to evaluate success of overall project
    • Anticipate potential risks or issues and implement appropriate remedies to effectively mitigate or remove barriers to project success
    • Create and maintain project plans, reports, and dashboards that provide the project team and project sponsors insight into project portfolio
    • Establish healthy relationships and communicate effectively with stakeholders of all levels including senior leadership, geographically distributed project team members, cross-functional stakeholders, and vendors
    • Drive best practices, promote knowledge sharing and close collaboration within the HR PMO team
    • Stay relevant by growing and excelling in your areas of expertise and becoming a recognized thought partner

    Minimum Qualifications

    • BA or BS degree
    • This position does not require formal Project Management Professional certification - but does require knowledge of project lifecycle phases, project management tools and significant experience managing multiple projects to deadlines, holding others accountable, and maintaining project plans with dependent efforts and major milestones
    • Relevant and successful project management and/or consulting experience of highly complex, cross functional projects involving change management within a fast-paced, global, and dynamic organization
    • Experience with resource planning and managing internal and external project resources
    • Comfortable in a remote work setting and a proven team player with demonstrated abilities to work collaboratively and influence those with whom no formal hierarchical relationship exists
    • Excellent verbal and written communication and relationship-building skills
    • Strong decision-making ability and a mature attitude
    • Highly organized, exceptional time management and task prioritization abilities
    • Proficient in project management software, such as Smartsheet, and creating project plans, reports and dashboards

    Preferred Qualifications

    • Experience with human centered design
    • Experience with online collaboration/facilitation tools, such as MURAL
    • Project management certification
    • Change management certification
    • Experience and knowledge of change management principles, methodologies and tools
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    HR Project Manager
    Autodesk, Inc.