RPO Implementation Project Manager

Korn/Ferry International Dallas , TX 75201

Posted 2 months ago

About Us

At Korn Ferry, we grasp every opportunity to surprise others and ourselves by going beyond expectations to deliver a bit extra. We call it exceeding potential.

To inspire and excite people, teams, even entire organizations. To bring companies' strategies to life. To unite boardrooms and workforces.

To unlock potential, realize ambitions, and change lives. Together, we are smarter. Together we are stronger.

Together, we are more than. Korn Ferry is a global organizational consulting firm. We help clients synchronize strategy and talent to drive superior performance.

We work with organizations to design their structures, roles, and responsibilities. We help them hire the right people to bring their strategy to life. And we advise them on how to reward, develop, and motivate their people.

Our 7,500 colleagues serve clients in more than 50 countries. We offer five core solutions. Organizational Strategy Assessment and Succession Talent Acquisition Leadership Development Rewards and Benefits Visit kornferry.com for more information.

The Role

As an RPO Implementation Project Manager, you'll have the opportunity to apply your Talent Acquisition & RPO experience and expertise by leading the implementation of new RPO solutions as well as supporting continuous improvements with existing clients. You will be a strong project manager, able to manage work streams and resources to deliver projects on time and on-budget yet retain the capability to bring innovative thinking to your work, to ensure our solutions continue to evolve and develop.

Key Accountabilities

  • Creating professional, in-depth client-specific project plans Leading a team of Futurestep subject matter experts in delivering activities against this plan Leading client stakeholder interaction, including with senior level stakeholders such as HR Director level clients Identifying and managing the change and risks associated with implementations Facilitation of discovery sessions and documentation of gap analysis / client needs Facilitating the development of business requirements and future state process, in line with Futurestep tools and best practice Acting as a 'quality gate' for work stream level activities and the solution overall Providing best practice subject matter expertise on a range of core areas that could include change management, recruitment process design, performance reporting and team resourcing Development of post go-live stabilization and on-going support strategy and plans Oversight of integrations between multiple recruitment technologies or within Talent Management suites Development of compelling business cases for customer initiatives Budget management of large complex projects Leveraging the wider capability of the Korn Ferry business to support clients where needs are identified. For example, within the Assessment, Employer Branding and Recruitment Technology fields Auditing existing client solutions and development of action plans to drive continuous improvement and best practice Senior level Project Managers will also provide support to business development activities such as providing relevant content for proposals and/or attending client pitches

Skills & Experience

The ideal candidate will have full project management experience in leading RPO implementations across a range of industry sectors, geographies and solution sizes. Knowledge of one or more leading Applicant Tracking Systems/CRM technologies: (e.g. Taleo, SuccessFactors, Lumesse, ICIMS) Exceptional oral and written communications skills; ability to develop effective written materials, facilitate group discussions and present to diverse customer audiences Strong business acumen with a self-motivated passion for delivering only the highest level of customer service and quality of output Understands Change Management techniques and has the ability to identify risks and risk mitigation strategies Knowledge of one or more sub-process tools such as assessments, background checking, candidate relationship management, sourcing/social media Knowledge of the use of competencies within the Talent Acquisition process Ability to utilize Microsoft Office Suite tools including Visio, Excel, and Project effectively to create and manage project deliverables Experience in managing implementations in one or more of the following countries; UK, Germany, France, Switzerland Business English with a second European language desirable.


Korn Ferry is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer - Minority/Female/Disability/ Veteran. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, or veteran status or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local law.

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RPO Implementation Project Manager

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