NOTE: This is a virtual role and is open to candidates living
anywhere in the US nationwide.
Cognizant (NASDAQ-100: CTSH) is one of the world's leading
professional services companies, transforming clients' business,
operating and technology models for the digital era. We specialize
in helping some of the world's most established companies to stay
the most loved brands by advancing every aspect of how they serve
their customers: digitizing their products, services and customer
experiences; automating their business processes; and modernizing
their technology infrastructures. Put simply, we help clients get
digital done at scale and speed.
Headquartered in the U.S., Cognizant, a member of the
Nasdaq-100, is ranked 194 on the Fortune 500. Cognizant is also
ranked in Forbe's Top 20 "World's Best Employers." With a truly
global footprint and over 280,000 employees worldwide, Cognizant is
consistently ranked as one of the World's Most Admired Companies
year after year.
Following years of growth and a strong focus on expanding and
strengthening our product offerings through acquisition, we are
looking to recruit a senior Human Resources team member to support
the people aspects surrounding our increasing acquisitions volume.
This is a unique opportunity to join an expanding, global team
fully dedicated to HR M&A activities with a strong focus on
process improvement and an aspiration to be a consistent
industry-leading expert in all aspects of HR M&A.
The Global HR Operations Program Manager will key HR M&A
projects as part of a global Program Management Office. The PMO
will lead a multi-year strategy designed to develop, launch and
sustain industry-leading best practices in the HR aspects of global
M&A. The candidate should have strong experience in all aspects
of HR M&A and a strong Project/Program Management
Essential Duties and Responsibilities Include:
* Working with HR M&A senior leadership in the development
and launch of this new function with a special focus on defining
process, developing protocols, creating deliverables and managing
and governing the HR M&A multi-year Action Plan. * Partner with
M&A partners, stakeholders and Centers of Excellence (COE) to
ensure cohesive, timely, relevant and effective projects are
implemented. * Assist in building out the multi-year strategic
roadmap for HR M&A and the PMO. * Build short, medium and
long-term operating plans to help facilitate HR M&As evolution.
* End-to-end program management through planning, execution and
implementation stages for key projects. * Monitor overall project
performance (timeline, budget, deliverables, resources) and
implement adjustments, as needed. * Drive the cross-functional
team's performance by coordinating activities, managing milestones
and deliverables. * Serve as a key relationship point of contact
for HR COEs. * Assist in developing portfolio management methods
and capabilities to ensure the PMO is effective.