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Thermo Fisher Scientific Sr. Project Manager - HR Technology Services - WORKDAY is a Must in Boston, Massachusetts

The Sr. Project Manager – HR Technology Services (HRTS) role is an important role within the HRTS organization at Thermo Fisher Scientific. This individual will be a key member of the HRTS team, leading projects of all sizes in support of HR and IT’s priorities and goals.

Working closely with a diverse set of partners, you will implement, support, maintain and improve HR systems in line with strategic business and IT roadmaps!


  • Lead sophisticated, multi-functional Technology projects from initiation through delivery.

  • Partner with HR, IT and other partners (including vendor partners) to deliver projects on time, on budget, and in scope.

  • Lead day-to-day program activities and related meetings, including core team and external partners

  • Own the development of business requirements, solution design & delivery, testing and training

  • Maintain extensive knowledge and expertise in HR process, HR data and HR systems

  • Build domain expertise and institutional knowledge of key Thermo Fisher HR systems and how they interact/talk to other parts of the business

  • Ensure project targets are met by actively running projects through appropriate resource, issue, and risk management

  • Handle prioritization decisions and change requests throughout the life of the program.

  • Identify, assess and mitigate program risks. Develop and provide remediation plans if needed

  • Communicate key risks and issues to management and sponsors at all levels of the organization, and complete risk mitigation and remediation activities

  • Assemble and report project status using IT PPM tools and IT project management framework standards

  • Develop standard methodologies and tools for project execution and management

  • Cultivate critical supplier and internal customer relationships

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree required, preferably in Computer Science, Business Management, Project Management or Management Information Systems (Masters' Degree preferred) or relevant work experience.

  • demonstrated ability managing projects/programs within the HR Technology domain within a global, matrixed organization (5+ years)

  • Experience running programs across geographical regions, functional teams, and applications

  • Strong domain expertise in HR process, data and systems (e.g. Workday, Successfactors LMS, Kenexa, ServiceNow HRSD, etc.)

  • Strong tactical, critical thinking, and problem-solving skills

  • Strong planning coordination, mediation and leadership skills.

  • Ability to communicate effectively with diverse groups, executives, managers, and domain authorities

Preferred Qualifications :

  • Solid experience with Workday (HCM, Recruiting, Time and Absence, Comp/Advanced Comp, Talent, Staffing, etc.)

  • Demonstrable knowledge in the following disciplines: core HR, compensation, benefits, talent acquisition, talent management, payroll, time & attendance

  • Experience leading M&A integration programs cutting across HR and other business technologies

  • HR system implementation experience for HCM, ATS, HR Service Delivery, and Learning solutions.

  • PMP certification a plus

  • Knowledge of existing solutions, new technologies and emerging trends.

Thermo Fisher Scientific is an EEO/Affirmative Action Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, disability or any other legally protected status.