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CTG Remote Project Manager - HR / Payroll Project in United States


Come join us and grow your career with CTG! CTG has worked with this international, Fortune 500 end-client for over 15 years! Apply with CTG for this exciting opportunity!

CTG's premier client has a contract assignment for a CSS Project Manager.

Type: Contract

Job Title: Project Manager - Remote - Payroll Project

Location: Remote, East Coast with travel to Corning, NY

Pay Rate: $70.00/hr - $100.00/hr

Work Hours: M-F 8am-5pm

Education: Bachelor’s degree required. MBA or equivalent.

Travel Requirements: 25-50% domestic travel possible

A successful candidate in this position will possess strong soft skills as well as

  • Previous experience in Payroll/HR work including work in Shared Services Centers.

  • Previous experience with UKG Pro Workforce Management implementations – Timekeeping, Accruals, and Attendance modules.

  • Staffed and responsible for a work stream of tasks/deliverables on a complex systems implementation; project management work experiences.

  • Strong background working with multiple groups and cross-functional teams.


  • End-to-End Project Management for Workforce Central migration to Pro Workforce Management: Take ownership of end-to-end project management for migration. This includes chartering, resource planning, budgeting, Sponsor and Executive Committee review, planning, execution, stakeholder engagement, and project closure.

  • Engaging with Finance/HR Leadership in a multi-national/multi-cultural environment to gain stakeholder alignment and present Project Status, Findings, and Results.


  • Stakeholder Engagement: Collaborate with Payroll/HR stakeholders to gather requirements and communicate project status.

  • Efficient Project Management: Implement streamlined processes for prioritizing work and allocating resources to effectively deliver projects.

  • Project Planning: Develop comprehensive project charters, plans, resource plans, and cost estimates to guide project execution.

  • Resource Management: Manage project resources effectively to ensure the timely achievement of project deliverables.

  • Financial Oversight: Review project spending, identify variances, and take proactive measures.

  • Stakeholder Updates: Provide regular project updates to the Sponsor, Steerage, and Project Management Offices (PMOs).

  • Risk Management: Document and manage risks throughout the project lifecycle, ensuring proactive risk mitigation.

  • Issue Escalation: Escalate issues as needed to facilitate timely and effective resolution.

  • Documentation and Tracking: Document project activities, scope changes, and lessons learned.

  • Project Delivery Oversight: Ensure projects meet timelines, budgets, and deliverables.

  • Leadership Role: May be assigned to lead either multi-million-dollar projects or multiple smaller scope projects based on the project portfolio and business requirements.

Required Qualifications


  • Bachelor’s degree required. MBA or equivalent.

Required Skills:

  • Effective Communication and Relationship Building: Ability to engage seamlessly at all organizational levels, instilling confidence, and trust.

  • Functional Business Expertise: Practical experience in Payroll/HR, contributing valuable functional business insights.

  • Proficient in Microsoft Office: Highly skilled in Microsoft Office suite, including Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Visio, and/or Project. Utilizes these tools for enhanced efficiency and time management.

  • Analytical and Problem-Solving Skills: Demonstrates strong analytical abilities and problem-solving skills with exceptional follow-through.

  • Initiative and Adaptability: Proactive and adept at effectively managing oneself and teams in a dynamic, fast-paced environment.

  • Project Management Proficiency: Demonstrated experience and skills in project management.

  • Process Improvement Focused: Experience in driving process improvements to enhance organizational efficiency.

  • Business Acumen: Possesses a keen understanding of business dynamics, contributing to informed decision-making and strategic planning.

  • Effective Prioritization: Ability to prioritize tasks effectively, ensuring timely delivery of outcomes and meeting established timelines.

  • Managing Self: Demonstrates robust organizational skills, meticulous process adherence, keen attention to detail, and a highly responsive approach.

Desired Skills:

  • Shared Service Process Understanding: Proven experience and understanding of Shared Service processes gained through involvement in deployment or integration projects.

  • Previous experience with migration from Workforce Central to Pro Workforce Management

  • Functional Finance System Knowledge:

  • Certification:

  • Project Management Professional (PMP) Certification.

  • Certified Green Belt in [Six Sigma or relevant certification], demonstrating a commitment to process improvement and efficiency.

Soft Skills:

  • Exceptional written and oral communication skills for high-level management briefings.

  • Leadership acumen to engage business leaders and harness talent in a matrix organization.

  • Additional Leadership Skills: Influencing, Motivating, Change Champion, Adaptability.

  • Demonstrates a sense of accountability, urgency, and creativity in addressing project issues, adapting plans to meet objectives.

  • Flexibility to navigate a changing environment and serve as a change agent to support others through transitions.

  • Cross-cultural sensitivity.

  • Customer-focused with a commitment to delivering exceptional projects.

  • Highly collaborative in team settings.

Additional Information

  • No third party resumes will be accepted

  • Drug testing and/or other employment-related inquiries may be conducted

  • CTG will consider for employment-qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of all applicable local, state, and federal laws.

  • All interested individuals MUST be able to work on a W2 Tax basis (no C2C or third party vendors)

  • CTG is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer

  • CTG is an E-Verify Company

To be considered for this opportunity, please apply directly through our website by clicking the link below or email your Word version resume and salary expectations to Tana.Stilloe@ctg.com .

The expected base salary for this position ranges from $70.00/hr to $100.00/hr. Salary offers are based on a wide range of factors including relevant skills, training, experience, education, market factors, and where applicable, licensure or certifications obtained. In addition to salary, a competitive benefit package is also offered.

About Us

CTG is a leading provider of digital transformation solutions and services that accelerate clients' project momentum and achievement of their desired IT and business outcomes. Our vision is to be an indispensable partner to our clients and the preferred career destination for digital and technology experts. CTG has operations in North America, South America, Western Europe, and India. For more information, visit www.ctg.com.

Our culture is a direct result of the people who work at CTG, the values we hold, and the actions we take. In other words, our people are the culture. It's a living, breathing thing that is renewed every day through the ways we engage with each other, our clients, and our communities. Part of our mission is to cultivate a workplace that attracts and develops the best people, reflected by our recognition as a Great Place to Work-certified company in every country in which we operate.

CTG will consider for employment all qualified applicants including those with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of all applicable local, state, and federal laws.

CTG is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. CTG will assure equal opportunity and consideration to all applicants and employees in recruitment, selection, placement, training, benefits, compensation, promotion, transfer, and release of individuals without regard to race, creed, religion, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and gender expression, age, disability, marital or veteran status, citizenship status, or any other discriminatory factors as required by law. Our Affirmative Action program serves to promote occupational equality and diversity through good faith efforts. CTG is fully committed to promoting employment opportunities for members of protected classes.

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ID 2024-10759

Title Remote Project Manager - HR / Payroll Project

Location US-