HR & Payroll Digital Director

United Technologies   •  

Palm Beach Gardens, FL

Industry: Transportation


11 - 15 years

Posted 36 days ago

As part of Carrier Digital transformation, we are looking for a dynamic individual to lead the HR and Payroll Systems team within the Digital organization. You will provide strategic leadership and direction to the digital technology team in partnership with various HR and Payroll organizations, including the Compensation, Finance and Digital Technology teams. You would be experienced in interpersonal leadership and technology enablement across multiple teams in a large multinational corporation.

The HR and Payroll leader will be responsible for the following:

Act as an integrated partner and build functional alignment with the leaders in the various HR/Payroll functions

Work with functional leadership in each of the areas outlined above to build a HR Technology strategy and roadmap which enables the business goals and objectives while using new and enabling digital technologies to drive value and increase shareholder value.

Support the overall Carrier HR Transformation goals, including shared services enablement, next generation workforce management, global payroll solutions, Payroll innovation, and process simplification/optimization across the board.

Drive innovation within the HR function via business systems and process transformation. Partner with vendors and system providers to assess platform capabilities and find opportunities for cost savings, productivity, process streamlining, simplification and improved user experience (high availability, migration to cloud, real time visibility, etc.).

Essential Responsibilities

  • Collaboration – Develop strong partnerships across functions to drive measurable operational results. Possess strong interpersonal skills to interact effectively at all levels within the company as an "active listener" and then able to deliver.
  • Functional expertise – Showcase strong drive in transforming HR/Payroll systems.
  • Innovation – Identify and understand new, enabling and leading edge digital technologies and use this for both short and long term roadmaps and strategies.
  • Communication – Clearly and succinctly communicate with key business partners, including senior executives, and gain trust and buy-in of stakeholders to get results. Must be able to build long term business relationships.
  • Maintain exceptional leadership skills – Ability to recruit, motivate, evaluate and retain top digital talent.
  • Be decisive and results oriented with a track record in designing and executing solutions.
  • Be a highly analytical leader, with a natural eye for identifying efficient and effective system solutions to highly diverse and complex business and technical problems.

Education / Certifications

Bachelor's degree in information technology or related field with a minimum of 10 years of experience. Master's degree is preferred.

Basic Qualifications

  • Proven experience and comfortable in making timely, difficult decisions to ensure project priorities meet critical business needs and timelines.
  • Deep understanding of business strategy and ability to translate strategy into viable technology solutions.
  • Action oriented and results driven with an ability to drive new and creative solutions in alignment to the organizations / functions strategy.
  • Ability to clearly and succinctly communicate with key business partners is essential, including senior executives.
  • IT Experience with HCM systems such as Workday/Payroll systems is a plus.