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Sr Director, HRIS

Company: Citrix Systems Inc.
Location: Alpharetta
Posted on: June 9, 2021

Job Description:

We believe work is not a place, but rather a thing you do. Our technology revolves around this core philosophy. We are relentlessly committed to helping people work and play from anywhere, on any device. Innovation, creativity and a passion for ever-improving performance drive our company and our people forward. We empower the original mobile device: YOU!

What we're looking for:

compliant technology solutions to enable our HR business strategies.

This hands on leadership role serves as a partner with the HR leadership team and will oversee the optimization of HR technology programs in alignment with the vision of the HR functions business processes and policy strategies. This position oversees the timely delivery of HRIS projects and initiatives that support Citrix's strategic objectives as well as drive the necessary alignment between technology teams, business processes and a wide range of functional organizations. The successful candidate will have the ability to drive consensus and provide direction and is a hands-on subject matter expert capable of delivering the technology solutions required to solve complex business issues.

This position reports to the VP, Total Rewards. Location is US based (flexible within country).


  • Responsible for the design, development, and implementation of HR technology solutions to meet global business requirements

  • Work closely with HR leadership to optimize HRIS capabilities

  • Ensure systems focus on global consistency, scalability and data accuracy

  • Leads and develops a collaborative global team of 14 HRIS professionals

  • Ensure efficient and effective implementation and use of HRIS systems globally, including integration of systems where needed

  • Translate business priorities into timely robust solutions addressing key business challenges across the HR function

  • Maintain strong relationships based on trust and transparency with primary business stakeholders

  • Negotiate appropriate trade-offs and ensure clear accountability, targets, timelines and deliverables for each major initiative

  • Ensure the security, scalability, reliability of business-critical systems which includes managing priorities and balancing demand in a rapidly changing environment

Basic Qualifications

  • 15+ years of industry experience

  • 5+ years of experience with Workday

  • 5+ years of management experience

  • BA/BS degree or equivalent work experience

  • Experience enabling business users to drive utilization of cloud platforms

  • Experience developing, managing, and coaching teams

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience leading a global HRIS team

  • Prior Workday implementation experience

  • Understanding of Workday integration technologies

  • Understanding of HCM core business processes

  • Global system experience

  • Comfortable with ambiguity and fast change with an ability to adapt as needed

  • Experience and proven success in developing fit for purpose, technology-enabled systems and processes

  • Expertise with vendor selection and vendor management

  • Exceptional analytical reasoning and problem-solving capabilities with demonstrated abilities to think creatively and strategically to solve and answer key business questions/problems

  • Excellent interpersonal and collaborative skills, with a professional demeanor and the ability to interact with all levels of management, colleagues, and vendors

  • Well organized with the ability to multitask, prioritize and manage shifting responsibilities in a dynamic, cross-functional teamwork environment

  • Strong attention to detail, organizational skills, excellent verbal and written skills and the ability to multi-task and manage complexity

  • Ability to adapt to modification and changes to project plans, demonstrating flexibility to implement new strategies and tactics to accommodate these changes

  • Track record of planning and executing complex projects

Key Competencies

  • Accountable & Quality Results Oriented: Delivers on all commitments with high quality and on time.

  • Compete to Win Together: Takes a proactive, competitive position in the market. Has a bias for action that fuels breakthrough thinking and drive to achieve together.

  • Learn & Innovate: Demonstrates a growth mindset. Learns for continuous improvement. Challenges the way things are for the purpose of making things better. Drives toward full potential.

  • Analytical & Data Driven: Makes evidence-based decisions and uses sound analysis to inform action. Collects the right data to support work.

  • Customer & Partner Focused: Acts with urgency and determination to help internal and external customers, partners, and Citrix achieve shared goals. Actively seeks information about internal and external customers, partners, prospects, and markets.

  • Open & Inclusive: Seeks and values different experiences, backgrounds, and opinions across geographic and organizational boundaries. Incorporates diverse views and perspectives to achieve greater outcomes.

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What you're looking for:

Our technology is built on the idea that everyone should be able to work from anywhere, at any time, and on any device. It's a simple philosophy that guides everything we do - including how we work. If you're driven, passionate and curious, we invite you to make a difference with a brand you can believe in. We want employees to do what they do best, every day.

Be bold. Take risks. Imagine a better way to work. If we just described you, then we really need to talk.

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About us:

Citrix is a cloud company that enables mobile workstyles. We create a continuum between work and life by allowing people to work whenever, wherever, and however they choose. Flexibility and collaboration is what we're all about. The Perks: We offer competitive compensation and a comprehensive benefits package. You'll enjoy our workstyle within an incredible culture. We'll give you all the tools you need to succeed so you can grow and develop with us.

Citrix Systems, Inc. is firmly committed to Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) and to compliance with all federal, state and local laws that prohibit employment discrimination on the basis of age, race, color, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, ethnicity, national origin, citizenship, religion, genetic carrier status, disability, pregnancy, childbirth or related medical conditions, marital status, protected veteran status and other protected classifications.

Citrix uses applicant information consistent with the Citrix Recruitment Policy Notice at

Citrix welcomes and encourages applications from people with disabilities. Reasonable accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process. If you are an individual with a disability and require a reasonable accommodation to complete any part of the job application process, please contact us at (877) 924-8749 or email us at for assistance.

If this is an evergreen requisition, by applying you are giving Citrix consent to be considered for future openings of other roles of similar qualifications.

Keywords: Citrix Systems Inc., Alpharetta , Sr Director, HRIS, Other , Alpharetta, Georgia

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