• Senior Manager, HRIS

    Job Locations US-NJ-Princeton
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  • Responsibilities

    The Senior Manager HRIS Guides and participates in development and production support of cloud-based applications used for people data management, payroll and timekeeping (Workday and ADP). Collaborates with HR, Finance and IT stakeholders, providing subject matter expertise, to plan, evaluate and support current requirements and long-term objectives. Functions as stakeholder partner by playing a significant role in planning and managing projects related to new functionality, process improvement and system update release management. Plans and leads system support and optimization projects primarily focusing on support of HR and Payroll systems. Also focuses on implementing improved processes, best practices and operational measures for improved application support across HR and Payroll applications.

    Essential Job Functions include but not limited to the following:

    • Provides leadership and general oversight of HR and Payroll systems (Workday, ADP, SuccessFactors).
    • Facilitates discussion to understand the business and information needs of HR, Payroll and management.
    • Analyzes and makes recommendations regarding system and process enhancements to streamline HR and Payroll operations system supported processes
    • Acts as a liaison between key business areas in support of business processes and enhancements.
    • Focuses on optimizing efficiency, ensuring data integrity, and safeguarding system security/data privacy with a commitment to utilizing best practices.
    • Coordinates and guides project and support (internal and external) resources across various project and system support workstreams.
    • Performs risk analysis with technical and business stakeholders; working with stakeholders to aggressively manage risks to reduce impact on HR/Payroll customers and related projects timelines/budgets.
    • Develops and updates department policies and procedures as required for project management and support/solution delivery.
    • Protects and supports system security configuration and administration.
    • Creates and manages security change management protocols, preparing and executing system security audits as required.
    • Supports business reporting and integration needs from/to support systems and 3rd party providers, including the development of metrics and dashboards for management and HR business partners.
    • Maintains strict confidentiality and security of corporate Human Resource and Payroll data.
    • Maintains professional and technical knowledge by: review of professional publications; staying current on industry trends/research; participating in educational workshops/ training courses; benchmarking state-of-the-art practices; participating in professional/ technical user and management groups; establishing/maintaining personal networks and user group memberships




    • Bachelor's Degree required. Degree in Computer Science, MIS or related discipline preferred.
    • Workday certifications/training credits for HCM, Benefits, Recruiting, Advanced Compensation, Performance, Security, Payroll required.
    • 5 years of Human Capital Management project management experience required.
    • Experience managing enterprise/large scale Global projects preferred
    • Systems support management experience preferred
    • Experience managing people and cross functional teams required
    • Experience working with MS Office applications, project management and process mapping tools required
    • Knowledge of HR business processes in key areas including human resources core administration, payroll, talent acquisition, talent and performance management, compensation, learning and benefits required.
    • Demonstrated ability to analyze, design, configure and support HR and Payroll process and technology needs with an understanding of the concepts and issues unique to HR/Payroll data and processes is required.
    • Knowledge of and ability to manage and troubleshoot integrations between Workday, ADP, Success Factors and 3rd party providers required.
    • Strong knowledge of Workday reporting, HCM analytics and use of related tools required.
    • Strong presentation, communication skills and organizational skills.
    • Experience developing and implementing business and system process improvements and setting standards required
    • Experience working in a fast pace, timeline driven environment
    • Proven ability to maintain confidentiality of data, reporting results and other company sensitive issues
    • Up to 10% travel will be required based upon business needs.



    Otsuka Pharmaceutical Company is a global healthcare company with the corporate philosophy: “Otsuka-people creating new products for better health worldwide.” Otsuka researches, develops, manufactures and markets innovative products, with a focus on pharmaceutical products to meet unmet medical needs and nutraceutical products for the maintenance of everyday health.
    In pharmaceuticals, Otsuka is a leader in the challenging area of mental health and also has research programs on several under-addressed diseases including tuberculosis, a significant global public health issue. These commitments illustrate how Otsuka is a “big venture” company at heart, applying creativity in everything it does.
    Otsuka Pharmaceutical Company is a subsidiary of Otsuka Holdings Co., Ltd. headquartered in Tokyo, Japan. The Otsuka group of companies employed 50,000 people worldwide and had consolidated sales of approximately USD 11 billion (€ 9.9 billion) in 2016. 
    All Otsuka stories start by taking the road less travelled. Learn more about Otsuka Pharmaceutical Company on its global website at www.otsuka.co.jp/en. Learn more about Otsuka in the U.S. at www.otsuka-us.com.
    This job description is intended to describe the general nature and level of the work being performed by the people assigned to this position. It is not intended to include every job duty and responsibility specific to the position. Otsuka reserves the right to amend and change responsibilities to meet business and organizational needs as necessary.
    Otsuka is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment without regard to their protected veteran or disabled status, or any protected status.

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