Hris Manager

FHI 360 Durham , NC 27701

Posted 1 week ago

Job Summary:

This position is responsible for providing vision, leadership, planning, project coordination, and management for the development of a cost-effective Human Resource Management System (HRMS) for the organization's cloud Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) system Workday while concurrently facilitating efficient operations to meet current and future business needs within the organization. Responsible for analyzing and directing all functional related activities within the scope of the HRMS. This position is accountable for ensuring continuity and successful delivery of functional services to users throughout the organization in the areas such as global payroll, talent management, recruitment, etc.


  • Build and maintain a strong HRMS team through effective recruiting, team building and succession planning.

  • Develops practices to ensure data integrity, security and quality using technical expertise to provide recommendations for system configuration and upgrades.

  • Promotes proactive approaches using HRMS to solve business needs/problems and enhancing the understanding and acceptance of HRMS capabilities.

  • Manages upgrades and testing of HRMS system.

  • Plans, budgets, and forecasts HRMS needs and applications.

  • Partners with business owners to define and develop requirements, re-engineer current processes, and implement tools to support Human Resources initiatives in Workday and other Human Resources systems.

  • Ensures that the tools are client-focused, user-friendly, and flexible to adapt to changes in the business environment.

  • Manages HR development initiatives by leading the collection and documentation of business requirements from HR business partners, leading the design and execution of test plan where applicable and leading the collection of sign-off from HR business partners for implementation.

  • Partners with HR business owners and ISS partners to develop and implement HR technologies.

  • Oversees all work requests initiated by HRIS.

  • Provides direct support to all Human Resources administrators on an as-needed basis; evaluates problems and offers solutions.

  • Assists in developing and planning system enhancements and future rollouts.

  • Manages/prepares annual audit reviews.

  • Oversees the planning and execution of table and program design/maintenance, documentation updates, system security administration, query facilities, and reports.

  • Manages HRIS user access profiles and organizational structural changes.

  • Designs/maintains operator and query system security.

  • Communicates system changes, upgrades and general information to staff and end-users.

  • Facilitates both formal and ad hoc Workday HR query training to users while overseeing other HRIS content and training curriculum.

Applied Knowledge &

  • Comprehensive knowledge of concepts, procedures, and practices or Human Resources and Human Resource Management Systems.

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.

  • Excellent quantitative and analytical skills.

  • Strong critical thinking and problem solving skills.

  • Ability to analyze and interpret data, identify errors and prepare reports.

  • Ability to influence, motivate and collaborate with others.

Supervision Given / Received:

  • Manages staff and develops operational objectives and assignments to achieve department and organizational goals.

  • Plans procedures, budgets, training and resources with management to achieve strategic goals.

  • Typically reports to a Director.


  • Typically requires 10+ years of HR management and systems experience including Workday HCM/Payroll and other talent management and applicant systems.

  • Strong interpersonal skills, ability to prioritize work, excellent organization skills, ability to improve processes. Strong project management skills. Articulate, professional and able to communicate in a clear, positive manner with clients and staff.

  • Strong working knowledge of Human Resources field.

  • Must be able to read; write and speak fluent English.

Preferred Education and/or Experience:

  • Master's degree or its international equivalent in Human Resources, Information Systems or related field.

  • Certification in Human Resources

  • Prior work experience in a non-governmental organization (NGO).

  • Workday HCM and Payroll experience preferred.

Travel Requirements:

  • Less than 10%

This job description summarizes the main duties of the job. It neither prescribes nor restricts the exact tasks that may be assigned to carry out these duties. This document should not be construed in any way to represent a contract of employment. Management reserves the right to review and revise this document at any time.

FHI 360 fosters the strength and health of its workforce through a competitive benefits package, professional development and policies and programs that support healthy work/life balance. Join our global workforce to make a positive difference for others and yourself.

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FHI 360 is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. FHI 360 is an equal employment and affirmative action employer whereby we do not engage in practices that discriminate against any person employed or seeking employment based on race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national or ethnic origin, age, marital status, disability, veteran status, genetic information or any other status or characteristic protected under applicable law.

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