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HR Project Lead

Requisition ID:  70811
Business Unit:  Meggitt USA Services (3405)

CA, United States, 92618

Innovation is at the heart of everything we do at Meggitt, a worldwide leader in aerospace, defence and selected energy markets. We believe in our vision of ‘Enabling the Extraordinary: To Fly, To Power, To Live”. These core values – teamwork, integrity and excellence – are what have allowed us to become the company we are today. With facilities and over 10,000 employees worldwide, Meggitt draws on over 160 years of expertise to enhance the lives of people across the globe.

Our Corporate Functions keep our business competitive by providing first-class support from Quality through to Finance and HR.

Headquartered in the UK, Meggitt PLC is a global engineering group specialising in extreme environment components and smart sub-systems for aerospace, defence and energy markets. Some 10,000 people are employed across manufacturing facilities in Asia, Europe and North America and regional bases in Brazil, India and the Middle East.

Job Designation

The HR Project Lead responsible for leading and project managing the HR Center of Expertise global annual projects, specifically in the areas of performance management, talent management, engagement and training.  Manages key functional deliverables including project management of processes, timelines and global training programmes. Regular interface with senior stakeholders & external suppliers.


Job Core Responsibilities

Project Management : plans, organizes, secures, and manages resources and tasks to bring about the successful completion of specific project goals and objectives.  Ensures quality delivery of project on time and within budget.
•    Accountable for developing and managing multiple HR projects in varying size and scope.
•    Develops an integrated project plan that includes project deliverables, strategic alignment, total cost management, enterprise-wide impacts, milestones, risks, assumptions, constraints, change management and overall project investment. Updates project plans, priorities, training material and project sequencing as needed.
•    Partners and collaborates cross-functionally with Centers of Excellence, HR business partners, Information Technology, suppliers, vendors and other cross functional teams throughout project to resolve issues, address prioritization, manage risks and ensure success.
•    Manages communication and documentation related to project scope including all communication material and training documentation taking into account audience needs, feedback received and changing priorities
•    Managing full scope of project schedules including initial development, milestones, vetting, tracking, internal validations and managing close out activities.
•    Managing day to day tasks and deliverables across project team
•    Managing all project status reporting - maintain project action item list and  proactively provide project updates to project team and project stakeholders.
•    Ensuring that quality steps and processes are in place and communicated to the team, and that quality issues are addressed.

Performance Management and Talent Process
•    Responsible for leading the organization, coordination and management of the annual performance management process including goal setting, performance reviews, calibration and other key deliverables.  
•    Develop and deploy communication and training material to key stakeholders
•    Act as liason between internal and eternal stakeholders to ensure executaion of process cycles 
•    Partner with HR Leaders to provide training and address queries as well as support with delivery of sessions

Training and engagement
•    Partner with internal and external stakeholders to deploy and execute HR training material related to forums, engagement, new programs and policy roll out.  
•    Prepare necessary training content, communications and resources in readiness for project launch  
•    Liason with internal COE leaders to ensure continuity of process roll out, process communication, shared services and other internal programs
•    Partner with shared services team to manage HR shared data, establish process improvements and ensure consistency across the business
•    Support deployment of High Performance Systems (HPS) within the HR teams
•    Analyse trends and metrics to make recommendations and develop solutions

Job Specifications

Education Level: (Required): Bachelor's Degree or equivalent experience

Field of Study/Area of Experience: 
5+ years of experience 

Skills, Knowledge and Abilities
•    Ability to understand and follow specific instructions and procedures
•    Ability to gather data, to compile information, and prepare reports
•    Excellent customer service orientation
•    Track record of building and maintaining customer/client relationships 
•    Well-organized, detail-oriented, and ability to multi-task 
•    Knowledge of HR practices, procedures and standards policy and procedure development techniques
•    Experience with systems and process analysis, design and deployment
•    General business experience in global, large, matrixed organizations
•    Ability to lead, influence, and support teams to structure, manage and coordinate complex cross-enterprise projects and processes with multiple stakeholders
•    Excellent presentation skills and ability to communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing
•    Strong problem-solving and analytical skills, tracking progress and success against appropriate metrics
•    Ability to establish cross-functional, collaborative relationships with partners at all levels
•    Works at a fast pace with a passion for continuous improvement
•    Knowledge of Success Factors & ADP applications (preferred)
•    High integrity and confidentiality with sensitive information
•    Strong business acumen and customer focus
•    Strategic initiative: ability to identify issues, develop recommendations, sell ideas, and implement solutions
•    Excellent prioritization skills
•    Strong computer skills including proficiency with Microsoft Project, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access, Outlook, and web browsers

Meggitt is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex including sexual orientation and gender identity, national origin, disability, protected Veteran Status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state, or local law.

If you are a qualified individual with a disability or a disabled veteran, you have the right to request an accommodation if you are unable or limited in your ability to use or access our career center as a result of your disability. To request an accommodation, contact a Human Resources Representative at 1-855-474-7665 or

If this position is located in the United States, this job will require use of information which is subject to the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR). As such, all applicants must be U.S. persons within the meaning of ITAR. ITAR defines a U.S. person as a U.S. Citizen, U.S. Permanent Resident (i.e. 'Green Card Holder'), Political Asylee, or Refugee

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