HRIS Consultant

Santander Consumer   •  

Dallas, TX

Industry: Accounting, Finance & Insurance


8 - 10 years

Posted 144 days ago

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Job Family: Human Resources

Designs, implements, and monitors human capital programs and policies including total rewards, talent management, learning and development, recruitment and employee relations. Anticipates and plans for long-term people-related needs and trends. Ensures current employees have the necessary skills for future requirements. Maintains HR information systems.

Job Function: HR Technology

Develops, configures, supports and maintains the HR information systems. Analyzes business requirements and develops or modifies programs to ensure the effective storage, retrieval and reporting of employee data. Ensures integrity of HRdatabases and provides HRIS systems support to end-users. Prepares and/or supervises the production of HRIS reports and subsequent data analysis.

Summary of Responsibilities:

The Sr. Consultant, Human Resources Technology enables the HR team and HR business partners to make informed business decisions by providing timely, pertinent HR analytics/reporting and technology solutions supporting areas to include talent acquisition and human capital management. S/he provides expert consulting, HR Technology program and policy design, and identification of best practices of the HR Technology function. Proactively identifies opportunities for system enhancements and engages and consults with functional owners providing detailed system-based options for resolving complex business process issues.

Essential Functions:

  • Acts as subject matter expert providing functional and technical guidance to team.
  • Provides expert consulting, HRIS program and policy design, and identification of best practices of the HRIS function.
  • Proactively identifies opportunities for system enhancements and engages and consults with functional owners providing detailed system-based options for resolving complex business process issues.
  • Documents and confirms all post implementation configurations.
  • Organizes, prioritizes and communicates all configuration and change initiatives, ensuring they are in-line with expectations from HR Executive Leadership and mitigates risks as expected and appropriate.
  • Builds and delivers User (HR and other) on-demand reporting, dashboards, etc.
  • Drives and documents business requirements and procedures and obtains sign off to ensure alignment of proposed solution.
  • Builds and leverages effective relationships with IT implementation/enhancement teams and co-facilitate discovery workshops, business process workshops and requirements gathering sessions and supportHR in defining relevant processes.
  • Leads HR centers of excellence to execute business process re-engineering, and solve best practices and configuration issues.
  • Executes communication strategy that includes suggestions and peer to peer knowledge to help optimize implementation decisions.

Other Functions:

  • Acts as a subject matter expert (SME) while providing leadership, guidance, and mentorship to other project managers.
  • Other duties as assigned.


  • Education –
    • Bachelor’s Degree: in HR, information technology, or equivalent field.
    • or equivalent work experience
  • Experience –
    • 9-12 years Designing, supporting and maintaining human resources information to systems.
    • 9-12 years Experience with Human Capital Management (HCM) systems.
  • Skills & Abilities –
    • Ability to handle sensitive information with the highest degree of integrity and confidentiality
    • Experience managing multiple projects, preferably using Cloud based technologies, with hand-on configuration
    • Advanced proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel, Access, and PowerPoint
    • Excellent analytical, organization, communication and client interaction skills
    • Detail-oriented with strong organizational skills
    • Excellent project management skills with the ability to complete goals efficiently and in a timely manner
    • Solid decision-making skills, is able perform multiple tasks while maintaining a high level of efficiency and quality
    • Position requires poise, tact and diplomacy
    • Ability to interact and communicate with all levels of the organization, mindful of the culture and diversity of the audience
    • Ability to prioritize tasks and handle numerous assignments simultaneously
    • Ability to prioritize in a high-pressure, fast-paced environment
    • Strong learning and inquisitive skill set
    • Ability to problem solve and adapt quickly to changing circumstances
    • Strong verbal communication, writing and interpersonal skills along with the ability to form strong cross-functional relationships
    • Team player mindset, actively take initiative and have a strong work ethic
    • Demonstrated use of analytical skills – both using tools (ex. Excel, Business Objects, etc.) and problem solving/critical thinking skills


  • Change Orientation – Support for Change:
    • Advanced – Leading and Guiding
      • Recognizes potential and multiple impacts of change and acts as a coach to help people understand and prepare for change
      • Takes proactive action to maintain relationships that are impacted by change
  • Collaboration – Teamwork:
    • Advanced – Leading and Guiding
      • Brings out the best in each team member by consistently motivating and acknowledging peer contributions
      • Understands and leverages team dynamics
  • Customer Focus – Issue Ownership:
    • Advanced – Leading and Guiding
      • Takes responsibility for and deals effectively with complex and sensitive customer issues and complaints
      • Anticipates customer needs and proactively makes recommendations
  • Execution – Initiative:
    • Advanced – Leading and Guiding
      • Personally follows-up with others to check on progress, uncover problems, and identify areas where assistance is necessary
      • Takes initiative to act on new information and preemptively develops options and plans of actions
  • Influence – Two-way Communication:
    • Advanced – Leading and Guiding
      • Effectively conveys difficult or complex information in an easy to understand manner, by providing the big picture and illustrating important linkages
      • Asks open-ended questions that encourage others to give their points of view
  • Problem Solving – Solution Definition:
    • Advanced – Leading and Guiding
      • Persists in searching out the root causes of major problems rather than being satisfied with partial solutions or “quick fixes”
      • Brings new thinking, insights or technology to problem resolution
  • Risk Management – Knowledge ofRisk Management Policies,Regulations, Processes and Procedures:
    • Advanced – Leading and Guiding
      • Monitors adherence to policies, regulations, processes and procedures within function and actively undertakes corrective action where necessary
      • Understands end to end processes across the organization and how processes are integrated
      • Has a practical knowledge of regulations impacting area supported

Working Conditions:

  • Frequently: Minimal physical effort such as sitting, standing, and walking.
  • Occasional moving and lifting of equipment and furniture is required to support onsite and offsite meeting setup and teardown.
  • Physically capable of lifting up to fifty pounds, able to bend, kneel, climb ladders.

Employer’s Rights:

  • This job description does not list all the duties of the job. You may be asked by your supervisors or managers to perform other duties. You will be evaluated in part based upon your performance of the tasks listed in this job description.
  • The employer has the right to revise this job description at any time. This job description is not a contract for employment, and either you or the employer may terminate employment at any time, for any reason.