17 days old

HR Systems Leader

Fast Switch
Toledo, Ohio
  • Job Type
  • Job Status
    Full Time
  • Shift
    1st Shift

HR Systems Leader


  • The HR Systems Leader understands HR strategy, brings innovative solutions forward to enhance HR capability and administrative excellence through HR technology, and drives change leadership globally to ensure solutions are well-executed, value-added and sustainable.
  • The role is responsible for the governance and change control of the company’s global HR systems spanning the SAP/SuccessFactors suite of products, Kronos, BenefitFocus, and all associated integrations. This is done via a strong partnership with the GIS HR leader and HR Systems Lead for Talent Management.
  • The leader is a trusted advisor to the Total Rewards Center of Excellence covering systems and related processes for payroll, compensation, equity programs, benefits and global mobility. The leader contributes to the creation of the overall HR systems roadmap and is accountable to deliver initiatives relating to Total Rewards. 

Reports to:  
Director of HR Systems and Payroll
Span of Control: 
Leads a team of two. Directs the work of the company’s third-party HR systems support providers and operations consultants. Supports a globally distributed group of HR leaders, HR administrators, Kronos Pay Administrators, and HR COE subject matter experts.

  • HR Systems Governance
    • Partners with the HR director, GIS HR leader, and HR systems lead for talent management in assessing and facilitating new requests into the overall HR systems portfolio of work. Maintains the HR Systems and Payroll COE resource and prioritization model.
    • Chairs the HR Systems Governance Board that manages and coordinates HR technology change activities across our highly integrated production environments. Accountable for overall risk identification and mitigation as part of change control.
    • Coordinates release management activities to ensure user stability.
    • Accountable for ensuring all audit requirements are met for system security and role based permissions.
    • Single point of contact for HR Systems with internal audit and internal controls.
  • Total Rewards Systems Leadership and Delivery
    • Establish creditability and strong relationships within the Total Rewards COE teams.
    • Provide relevant technology insight, expertise and education to the Total Rewards COE leaders, and influence decisions on technology application that enhance HR strategy delivery, create value, and improve administrative excellence.
    • Leads Total Rewards roadmap key initiatives from concept through to successful implementation.
    • Ensure the execution of system solutions to achieve business results through understanding of business requirements, customer requirements, and critical market drivers.
  • People Leadership
    • Educate, coach, challenge and inspire direct reports to reach their maximum potential.  
    • Grow breadth in the technical/functional/leadership competence of the team by establishing a comprehensive plan to develop direct reports.
    • Maintain contemporary skills within the team through external benchmarking.  Close skill gaps from our current capabilities to our roadmaps and future portfolio needs.
    • Provide ongoing coaching and development to direct reports to evolve resources into higher value roles across the HR COE.


Fast Switch, Ltd., delivering the Right Talent at the Right Time for over 21 years. We are an IT Consulting company with offices in Detroit, MI, Columbus, OH, Cleveland, OH, Cincinnati, OH, New York, Hartford, CT, Massachusetts, Minneapolis, MN, Los Angeles, CA, San Francisco, CA, and Tucson, AZ. We’re doing business in almost half the states in the union.

We're a financially strong, privately-held company that is 100% consultant and client focused. You are our most important asset!           

We've differentiated ourselves by being creativeflexible, and fast. Throw out everything you've heard, seen, or felt about every other IT Consulting company.

We're different. Our consultants and clients tell us so, and it's our great people who make the difference! We do unique things, and we do them for Fortune 10 companies, Inc. 500 companies, and technology start-ups. We also have a strong belief in giving back to the communities we serve.

Our benefits are second to none and thanks to our flexible benefits options you can choose just the benefits that you need or want, options include:

• Medical and Dental (Fast Switch pays majority of the medical program)

• Vision

• Personal Time Off (PTO) Program

• Long Term Disability (100% paid)

• Life Insurance (100% paid)

• 401(k) with immediate vesting and 3% (of salary) dollar-for-dollar match

Plus, we have a lucrative employee referral program and an employee recognition culture.

In 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016 and 2017, Fast Switch was named one of the Top Work Places in Michigan by the Detroit Free Press and one of the Best Staffing Firms in 2016 and 2017. We have won the Columbus Business First “Fast 50” award 9 times in 12 years because of our strong growth which translates into more and better opportunities for our consulting staff members.

To view all of our open positions, please go to: www.fastswitch.com and at the bottom of the page click Job Portal, or get there directly at: https://www.jobs.net/jobs/fastswitch/en-us/all-jobs/

You can also follow us on Twitter at: www.twitter.com/fastswitch

And you can become a fan of Fast Switch on Facebook at: http://tinyurl.com/y9y3gdp




  • BS degree or higher.
  • Strong business process leadership in HR Systems or other IT applications, at least 7-10 years.
  • Proven people leadership and project management experience, at least 7-10 years.
  • Demonstrated career progression and increased scope of job responsibility.


  • Technology Aware – Strong understanding and application of contemporary HR technology. Has comprehensive HR systems expertise, preferably SAP/SuccessFactors HCM as well as exposure to other HR systems such as Employee Central Payroll, BenefitFocus, Medgate and Kronos.
  • People Leadership – Ability to partner effectively with direct reports and business partners.
  • Change Management – Demonstrated ability to lead and sustain changes in business process improvements. 
  • Continuous Improvement – Demonstrated expertise in and leverage of continuous improvement methodologies to create a culture that strives to increase efficiencies.
  • Strategic Vendor Management – Demonstrated ability to source and successfully manage third party providers.
  • Global/Matrix Exposure – Has worked well in a highly-matrixed structure across functional, business, geographic and cultural boundaries. 


  • Critical Thinking and Thought Leadership - Exceptional at developing HR systems roadmap strategy and translating it into successful execution. Can both contribute to and see the long-term big picture and operate in the details to deliver results.
  • Accountable - Knows what needs to be done and gets it done with appropriate sense of urgency. Willingly takes responsibility for the organization as a whole; unafraid of owning the results, actions and decisions of self or organization. 
  • Naturally Curious - Leading one to seek knowledge about people and things that stretch beyond one’s own work environment. Thrives in a dynamic work environment, where new subject matter is learned and quickly put into practice. An information “sponge” – constantly absorbing new methods, technologies and approaches that will deliver business outcomes.
  • Operates with Customer Focus – Thoughtfully considers user concerns, needs and issues. Energetic, resourceful, with strong service orientation, and positive “can-do” attitude. Knows how to appropriately manage expectations and situations with dissatisfied users.
  • A leader who connects people, process and technology, and knows the business/HR function, is technology current and can lead change.
  • Ability to collaborate regularly and effectively with business partners to assess needs, propose technology solutions and achieve business benefits. Has strong executive presence.
  • Ability to understand, communicate with and effectively interact with people at all levels of the organization and across cultures. Can effectively translate between technical and business language.
  • Conveys relevant information clearly with confidence. Understanding others through active listening.


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