Payroll Application Lead



  Full Time   Employee   Contractor

United States

Payroll Application Lead

Position Description
CGI is looking for a Payroll Application Lead who has experience implementing and customizing large payroll systems within an enterprise setting. Payroll Application Lead will oversee the delivery of Payroll Application development. The Lead is point of contact for our customers regarding escalations to issues; process improvement opportunities and helping the customer manage their risk in projects and daily activity requests. Your future duties and responsibilities
This role will design, implement and deploy Payroll solutions to achieve defined business goals. Maintain skills in payroll applications process design and configuration; Payroll application design, development, integration, testing and deployment; and Payroll application technical architecture

?Provides solutions to complex business problems for area(s) of responsibility where analysis of situations requires an in depth knowledge of organizational objectives.

?Involved in setting strategic direction to establish near term goals for area of responsibility.

?Interacts with senior management levels at a client and/or within Client, which involves negotiating or influencing on significant matters.

?Decisions have a lasting impact on area of responsibility with the potential to impact outside area of responsibility.

?Manages large teams and/or work efforts (if in an individual contributor role) at a client or within Client.

Develop organization structure and staffing for large Application Development and Maintenance teams?Understand and comply with contract obligations and develop procedures to ensure timely execution
? Remove any obstacles blocking or slowing the team down? Create process improvement metrics, reports and changes to existing process documentation

? Promote continuous improvement and help teams to increase productivity
Required qualifications to be successful in this role
The Payroll Application Lead shall have at least four (4) years of experience within the past fifteen (15) years, working with the customization of a payroll application that was integrated into a large and complex IT system that serviced ten thousand (10,000) or more payroll recipients.

? Proven ability to build, manage and foster a team-oriented environment.
? Proven ability to work creatively and analytically in a problem-solving environment.
? Desire to work in an information systems environment.
? Excellent communication (written and oral) and interpersonal skills
? Excellent leadership and management skills

5+ years? experience with Software Development Life Cycle with direct interaction with clients

? Rapport-building, negotiation, consensus-building and clear expectation setting and communications for clients, as well as teams and members

? Client management experience required

?Process definition, implementation, management and improvement capabilities including the documentation thereof

? Scope, expectation and commitment setting, delivery and reporting for clients, teams and members

?Project planning, management and documentation for new and steady state operations


ITIL based Service Management

Application life cycle management experience


MS Project, Excel, Power Point, Word, Visio, Share PointEDUCATION REQUIREMENTS

? Bachelor?s degree or above or equivalent work experience
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CGI is an equal opportunity employer.

Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, color, religion, sex, gender Identity, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, pregnancy, or other status protected by law. CGI will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with CGI?s legal duty to furnish information.

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  • Leadership
  • Project Management


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