Keurig Dr Pepper HR Project Manager in Burlington, Massachusetts

Job Overview

The HR Project Manager role is both a hands-on and strategic role that provides project leadership and support to a variety of different Human Resources projects. This role is critical in executing project initiatives, managing change, driving HR functional excellence, process improvement and providing superior customer support. This must combine HR with project management expertise, leveraging the blended skillset of an HR Business Partner and Project Manager, to consult and manage projects from original concept through successful change management and final implementation.

Please note, this role can be based in either Burlington, MA or Plano, TX.

What you will do:

  • Partners with HR and Business project sponsors to bring definition to a project; creates project plan outlining scope, objectives, deliverables, dependencies, resource requirements, and timelines

  • Develops project plans in collaboration with sponsors and stakeholders to execute strategic HR initiatives, distributes work among team members (including self, this role will also execute project deliverables), sets expectations, and relentlessly drives to deliver projects with excellence, on time and on budget

  • Uses broad knowledge of HR to lead team members to approach the project in a manner that results in a cohesive and integrated solution

  • Monitors team milestone completion; identifies process and operational roadblocks; owns and consults solution development with stakeholders, and escalates critical decisions to reach alignment

  • Owns major end-to-end processes and events on a project, takes initiative, and uses problem solving skills to think beyond the task to the outcome that needs to be achieved

  • Builds project governance structure for all projects including project leadership, project update process/cadence and escalates critical decisions to reach stakeholders

  • Independently gathers information from a variety of sources; to analyze, interpret, and summarize data gathered, and to deliver insights

  • Creates comprehensive and effective change management strategies to mitigate risk and ensure project success

  • Establishes partnerships and consults with key business stakeholders and HR team members

  • Fosters teamwork, collaboration, and learning within the HR team contributing to a positive work environment

  • Provides feedback to project team members as necessary for high performance

  • Facilitates problem-solving activities to define problems, assess current state root causes, design and test solutions, and implement solutions leading to desired outcomes tied to business results

  • Knowledgeable in leading edge HR practices, trends and information; aware of employee engagement strategies and innovative tactics being applied in the marketplace

  • Follow all Keurig Dr Pepper policies and procedures

Requirements

What you must have:

  • A./B.S. in Business, Human Resources or related degree, Master’s preferred

  • Minimum 7 years of progressive Human Resources experience and 5 years of experience managing large-scale, complex projects

  • Outstanding ability to manage relationships and balance customer, project, organization, and team needs to ensure mutually beneficial outcomes

  • Excellent consultative skills and ability to communicate effectively across varied stakeholder audiences, including senior organizational leaders

  • Possesses strong strategic orientation, analytical skills, critical thinking ability, and evaluate broad impacts of work

  • Demonstrated leadership capability, including ability to lead, influence, and motivate others in the work group

  • Proven ability to work with minimal guidance, manage multiple priorities simultaneously, and take initiative even under unfamiliar or ambiguous circumstances

  • Comfortable working in a high volume, fast-paced, rapidly changing, results-oriented work environment

  • Demonstrated successful application of project management methodology, tools, and best practices

  • Must be able to develop and clearly and concisely present a professional product to multiple levels of management

  • Must be well organized, able to prioritize work, manage time effectively, and follow through on commitments

  • Experience in effective change management techniques and implementation

  • Possesses broad knowledge covering multiple Human Resources functions

  • Experience with organizational design and process improvement

  • Ability to uphold safety standards, participate in continuous process improvement on the job, and follow our manufacturing best practices

  • Ability to get along with others, be punctual, and follow instructions

  • Ability to follow Keurig Dr Pepper policies and procedures as well as our operating principles

  • Anticipated travel up to 50%

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Company Overview & EEO Statement

Keurig Dr Pepper (KDP) is a leading coffee and beverage company in North America with dual headquarters in Burlington, MA and Plano, TX, with annual revenue in excess of $11 billion. KDP holds leadership positions in soft drinks, specialty coffee and tea, water, juice and juice drinks and mixers, and markets the #1 single serve coffee brewing system in the U.S. The Company maintains an unrivaled distribution system that enables its portfolio of more than 125 owned, licensed and partner brands to be available nearly everywhere people shop and consume beverages. With a wide range of hot and cold beverages that meet virtually any consumer need, KDP key brands include Keurig®, Dr Pepper®, Green Mountain Coffee Roasters®, Canada Dry®, Snapple®, Bai®, Mott’s® and The Original Donut Shop®. The Company employs more than 25,000 employees and operates more than 120 offices, manufacturing plants, warehouses and distribution centers across North America.

Benefits built for you: Our people are the heart of our business, which is why we offer robust benefits to support your health and wellness as well as your personal and financial well-being. We also provide employee programs designed to enhance your professional growth and development while ensuring you feel valued, inspired and appreciated at work.

Keurig Dr Pepper Inc. is an equal opportunity employer and affirmatively seeks diversity in its workforce. Keurig Dr Pepper Inc. recruits qualified applicants and advances in employment its employees without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, disability, genetic information, ethnic or national origin, marital status, veteran status, or any other status protected by law. EOE Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Disabled

Candidates must be able to pass a background check and drug test, as applicable for the role.

Job ID 2019-4659

Function Human Resources

Shift 1st