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Project Manager

Location: Latham, New York, United States
Job ID: R0010490
Date Posted: Sep 13, 2022
Segment: Others (Including Headquarters and R&D )
Business Unit: Hitachi Regional Headquarters
Company Name: Hitachi Europe Ltd.
Profession (Job Category): Project/Program Management
Job Type (Experience Level): Experienced
Job Schedule: Full time
Remote: Yes

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Company: Hitachi Ltd.

Division: Global Digital HR Group

Location: Remote - Poland

Status: Regular, Full-Time 

Our Company

​​​Since its founding in 1910, Hitachi has supported the development of society and the improvement of people's lives. Throughout the world, Hitachi Group employees exemplify outstanding teamwork that transcends the boundaries of geographical regions and business fields. Together, we share the Hitachi group identity and put it into practice worldwide.

About the Global Digital HR Group

​​At this exciting time in our growth, Hitachi’s Global Digital HR team has implemented Workday as Hitachi’s global HR people & talent management system. This foundation has helped Hitachi achieve consistent processes across the core employee lifecycle, as well as performance management and talent reviews, and via Prism Analytics and other reports & dashboards, Hitachi now has global visibility of people and organizational data. We are also expanding our functional footprint to include Recruiting, Learning and Expenses, and continuing to roll-out Workday across any new acquisitions within the Hitachi Group.

In order to ensure that the group is able to extract as much value as possible from Workday and related HR applications, the Customer Success and Value team will be working with key stakeholders across Hitachi’s many Business Units to understand their key business priorities and technology requirements, and then partnering with our solution delivery, change management and technical architecture functions to deliver key enhancements and improvements.

The Role

The Project Manager will be part of Hitachi’s Global Digital HR Group’s Recruiting & Onboarding PM team. They will be responsible for supporting global Workday Recruiting and Onboarding company expansion and enhancement projects. We are looking for a highly organized and motivated individual, who has demonstrated successes supporting Human Resources projects in a global corporate environment. They should have excellent interpersonal skills and will be required to work constructively with people across various functional teams and geographies to facilitate project deliverables.  Due to team members and customers based in various time zones, you will be required to work outside normal business hours . If you are someone that is flexible, collaborative and you thrive in a fast-paced work environment, please apply today!


  • Recruiting/Onboarding Implementation Projects for New Companies

  • Create and manage Smartsheet tools.

  • Manage RAID Log, Change Control Timeline, etc.

  • Execution for follow-up on action items with relevant stakeholders.

  • Recruiting/Onboarding Enhancements

  • Liaise directly with the COE team in a business analyst capacity to test new enhancements and to provide feedback.

  • Global Career Site

  • Coordinate career site projects/enhancements and manage enhancement projects like new multilingual career site and job distribution.

  • Status tracking, follow-up with stakeholders, testing of new enhancements/fixes.

  • Support new company scrapes.

  • Troubleshoot issues/raise tickets.

  • Training Sessions & System Demos

  • Maintain master decks.

  • Create new slides/decks or other materials as needed.

  • Reporting

  • Coordinate intake of new requirements

  • Support CoE testing requirements and prepare to move to Prod

  • Change Management

  • Log, track and document change controls.

  • Weekly/Monthly PMO Updates

  • Responsible for updating PMO dashboards and slide decks.

  • Monthly Group Company Updates

  • Prepare slides/lead calls.

  • Recruiting/Onboarding Ticket Support

  • Work directly with support team to give guidance on recruiting and onboarding tickets.

  • Contracts & Legal Documents

  • Coordinate contract renewal details with external vendors and request PO approvals.

  • Track/coordinate any change requests, translation requirements or electronic signature processes for legal documents.


  • Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent work experience supporting projects in Human Resources

  • 2 to 3 years’ project management experience supporting HR projects in a global corporate business environment

  • Project execution excellence when working independently or across a team to fulfill project milestones within budget and agreed upon timelines

  • Technology savvy

  • Ability to multitask; successfully work on multiple projects simultaneously

  • Ability to work independently under tight timelines with multiple deadlines

  • Ability to work independently as part of a fast paced, globally dynamic high performing team

  • Strong internal customer orientation

  • Ability to learn quickly

  • Ability to pay attention to detail and think critically

  • Willingness to jump in and problem solve

  • Excellent communication skills

  • Proficient in Microsoft applications to automate processes and share information (Outlook, PowerPoint, SharePoint, Excel, Smartsheet)

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience with Workday as a user or through an implementation

  • Experience with building Smartsheet and Microsoft Project deliverables, including plans, reports, dashboards, or workflows

  • Experience supporting system integrations with exposure to or knowledge of Web Services, APIs is a plus.

  • Project Management Professional (PMP) certification

Our Values

​​We are proud to say we are an equal opportunity employer and welcome all applicants for employment without attention to any factor that doesn’t impact your ability to do the job, including race, colour, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran or disability status. We are proud of Japanese heritage, with our values expressed through the Hitachi Spirit:

Wa – Harmony, Trust, Respect

Makoto – Sincerity, Fairness, Honesty, Integrity

Kaitakusha-Seishin – Pioneering Spirit, Challenge

If, like us, you’re motivated by delivering first class services, thrive in a fast paced and supportive environment and want to help Hitachi to drive social innovation, we’d love to hear from you.

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