21WD53490 Senior Project Manager, HR PMO (Open)

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Position Overview

We are currently seeking an experienced and dynamic Human Resources Senior Project Manager to join our Human Resources Project Management Office (HR PMO) distributed team!


Under the leadership of the HR PMO Manager, the HR Senior Project Manager is responsible for leading remote teams on projects and other business initiatives in partnership with HR stakeholders that support organizational and departmental goals and strategic initiatives.  The role offers the opportunity to have a positive impact on the Autodesk organization with exposure and accountability to HR senior leadership.


This position does not require formal Project Management Professional certification – but does require knowledge of project lifecycle phases, project management tools and significant experience managing multiple projects to deadlines, holding others accountable, and maintaining project plans with dependent efforts and major milestones.



Manage large, highly complex, cross functional projects and programs involving change management, as well as short-term consulting engagements
Translate purpose and vision of projects into clear goals for stakeholders; make sure all stakeholders are on board and projects are moving in the right direction
Gather data and analyze metrics & trends to evaluate success of overall project
Implement proper risk and issue management and effectively mitigate or remove barriers to project success
Create and maintain project plans, reports, and dashboards that regularly provide the project team and project sponsors insight into project portfolio
Monitor and review project progress and timelines
Manage day to day execution of project implementations
Ensure that project documentation is regularly updated
Establish healthy relationships and communicate effectively with stakeholders of all levels including senior leadership, geographically distributed project team members, cross-functional stakeholders, and vendors
Drive best practices, promote knowledge sharing and close collaboration within the HR PMO team
Stay relevant by growing and excelling in your areas of expertise and becoming a recognized thought partner
Be able to facilitate decision making sessions across stakeholders
Establish and maintain trusted advisor relationships with stakeholders
Contribute to HR PMO team goals
Have the ability to reprioritize project goals where needed
Be able to drive and motivate a project team
Minimum Qualifications

BA or BS degree
5+ years Project Management experience, preferably within HR
Demonstrated executive communication
Relevant and successful project management and/or consulting experience of highly complex and highly visible cross functional projects involving change management within a fast-paced, global, and dynamic organization
Experience with resource planning and managing internal and external project resources and stakeholders
Comfortable in a remote work setting and a proven team player with demonstrated abilities to work collaboratively and influence those with whom no formal hierarchical relationship exists
Ability to adapt quickly when faced with ambiguity or changes in scope
Excellent verbal and written communication and relationship-building skills
Strong decision-making ability and a mature attitude
Highly organized, exceptional time management and task prioritization abilities
Proficient in project management software, such as Smartsheet, and creating project plans, reports and dashboards
Preferred Qualifications

Project management certification
Change management certification
Experience and knowledge of change management principles, methodologies and tools

At Autodesk, we’re building a diverse workplace and an inclusive culture to give more people the chance to imagine, design, and make a better world. Autodesk is proud to be an equal opportunity employer and considers all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status or any other legally protected characteristic. We also consider for employment all qualified applicants regardless of criminal histories, consistent with applicable law.

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