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HR Project Manager

Req ID:  77002

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Job Summary
We are looking for a team member who anticipates and drives processes within the HR function to achieve and succeed expectations for our business leaders and employees.  Through skilled communication, leadership, influence, and collaboration skills, this position will have a significant impact on the function as a whole.  Day-to-day responsibilities include:  helping COE leaders develop and deliver HR projects that meet the overall strategic and operational objectives of the organization; coordinating HR calendars and project deliverables to avoid conflicts; communicating to HR leadership on project status and resource demands, scheduling project team meetings/huddles/stand ups as needed, providing training materials and coaching key stakeholders on roles and responsibilities, and holding team members accountable for deliverables and overall success of the projects.


General Duties

  • Utilizing HR expertise provides a strategic approach to identify, prioritize, and successfully execute a broad portfolio of HR initiatives and projects
  • Ensures all HR projects undertaken align with HR’s strategic vision and facilitate HR budget prioritization process and key forums
  • Manages all aspects of HR program execution from scope definition, planning, risk/issue management, status management and communications
  • Ensures budget and resources required for HR projects are properly scoped and then monitored and managed via change control
  • Anticipates and aggressively removes obstacles that slow down or prevent HR programs from delivering on stated objectives
  • Focus on continuous improvement and identify opportunities to make HR PMO processes more efficient and effective
  • Prepare executive-level presentations and communications related to HR programs
  • Communicate status of HR initiatives on regular basis to HR leadership and other executives as needed
  • Analyzes root causes of work environment issues; manages interventions and solutions in collaboration and cooperation with key stakeholders
  • Works with internal communications to support function-specific communications efforts, as necessary
  • Acts as a go-to resource for HR leadership; impacts decisions through influence and expertise
  • Analyze metrics and trends to evaluate success of overall project
  • Drive best practices, promote knowledge sharing and close collaboration across project teams


Minimum Education and Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree in Human Resources, Business Administration or Management, Psychology or related field or equivalent, combined experience
    • Master’s preferred
  • 10 years’ direct HR and/or HR Project Management experience
  • Demonstrated knowledge of project management practices with an ability to provide guidance to leaders and employees through a consultative approach
  • Experience presenting to leadership in the company
  • Experience working with HR functional roles and serving clients
  • Experience with analytics, Excel, PowerPoint and HR Systems
  • Experience working in performance focused environments and administering programs
  • Demonstrated working 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
  • 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
  • Highly organized, exceptional time management and task prioritization abilities
  • Demonstrated ability to manage changing or competing priorities and a constant flow of strategic and tactical work tasks

Equal Employment Opportunity
The Company is an equal employment opportunity employer and makes employment decisions, including but not limited to, hiring, firing, promotion, demotion, training, and/or compensation, on the basis of merit. Employment decisions are based on an individual’s qualifications as they relate to the job under consideration. The Company’s policy prohibits unlawful discrimination based on sex (which includes pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding, or related medical conditions, the actual sex of the individual, or the gender identity or gender expression), race, color, religion, including religious dress practices and religious grooming practices, sexual orientation, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, marital status, familial status, age, physical disability, mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, protected veteran or military status, or any other consideration made unlawful by federal, state or local laws, ordinances, or regulations. The Company is committed to complying with all applicable laws providing equal employment opportunities. This commitment applies to all persons involved in the operations of the Company and prohibits unlawful discrimination by any employee of the Company, including supervisors and co-workers.

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Accommodation for Applicants to SunPower Corporation
SunPower Corporation is an Equal Employment Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer and provides reasonable accommodation for qualified individuals with disabilities and disabled veterans in job application procedures. If you have any difficulty using our online system and you need a reasonable accommodation due to a disability, you may use the following alternative email address to contact us about your interest in employment at SunPower Corporation: Please indicate in the subject that line of your email that you are requesting accommodation. Only candidates being considered for a position who require an accommodation will receive a follow-up response.



Availability of Affirmative Action Plan for Review

SunPower is a federal government contractor. As a part of the Company’s obligations under law, it must develop a written Affirmative Action Program (AAP) for the Disabled, Recently Separated Veterans, Armed Forces Service Medal Veterans, Disabled Veterans and Active Duty Wartime Or Campaign Badge Veterans and for Women and Minorities as specified by law. Non-confidential and non-proprietary aspects of the AAP are available for inspection by applicants and employees, consistent with applicable law, which will be made available during office hours by contacting the EEO Officer.




SunPower Values

  • Put Customers First
  • Win Together
  • Lead Decisively
  • Innovate Relentlessly
  • Do the Right Thing

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