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Lead Project Manager Implementation

Company name
Automatic Data Processing, Inc.

Parsippany, NJ, United States

Employment Type

Project Management, Manager

Posted on
May 31, 2023

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ADP is hiring a Lead Project Manager, Implementation for our NextGen, National Accounts group.

Are you ready to join a company offering career advancement opportunities throughout your career journey?

Do you want to join a company with award-winning training and world-class service guidelines to help you achieve success, growth, and continued learning?

Are you looking for an inclusive environment with a culture of collaboration and belonging?

Do you thrive in ever a changing environment?

Have you led and executed projects with clients?

Well, this may be the role for you. Ready to make your mark?

We are a special venture within a large established company. We have access to the resources of a Fortune 500 with the velocity of a startup. Our team is high-powered and committed: we expect the same from every person we hire. Our industry is at the beginning of a transformational shift and we intend to lead it. We are building products and services to help both organizations and people succeed and grow in their professional endeavors, and we are looking for out of the box thinkers to help bring us to market.

Lifion by ADP program is looking a Project Manager that is dynamic, motivated, and experienced individuals to advise clients on the design and implementation of leading business processes and practices in HCM using the ADP NextGen HCM cloud technology and products and services ADP, while working closely with the product group in delivering solutions to clients.

In the Project Manager role, you will lead, coordinate, support and/or track the work activities of assigned projects pertaining to the development, implementation and execution of systems used to support the external clients and ADP's strategic initiatives. The incumbent functions as a liaison between and among various departments and business units and develop project plans and effectively implement new initiatives. Effective project management and communication skills are required. Integrity, resilience, positivity, and a refuse to lose attitude are must-haves in this job. As with any role you will experience ebbs and flows. However, challenges should ignite your determination and invigorate you to thrive.

A little about ADP: We are a global leader in human resources technology, offering the latest AI and machine learning-enhanced payroll, tax, human resources, benefits, and much more. We believe our people make all the difference in cultivating an inclusive, down-to-earth culture that welcomes ideas, encourages innovation, and values belonging. We've received recognition as a global Best Places to Work and a recipient of many prestigious awards for diversity, equity, and inclusion, including a DiversityInc® Top 50 Company, Best CEO and company for women, LGBTQ , multicultural talent, and more. As part of our deep DEI commitment, our CEO has joined the OneTen coalition to create one million jobs for Black Americans over the next ten years. Learn more about DEI at ADP on our YouTube channel:

Ready to #MakeYourMark? Apply now!

What you'll do: Responsibilities

Lead large project teams responsible for the successful planning, coordination, and implementation of projects to ensure business goals and objectives are accomplished within designated timeframes and budgets.

Lead all project phases, including initiation, planning, execution, monitoring, control, and closure

Direct day-to-day activities of projects and staff in matrixed organization

Ensure milestones are successfully met through oversight of project vehicles and coordination of resources

Work collaboratively with other departments impacting project.

Lead communication with stakeholders and team members through completion of the project

Direct project timeliness and budgets

Assess, manage, resolve and escalate (if necessary) risks and issues

Employs highly developed consultative skills

Tailor processes to meet the needs of individual projects

Make decisions based on information and input in a timely manner

Provide analysis of project, including business case, ROI and post-project review

Drive innovation, best practices, and achievement of strategic objectives


Positive Self-Starter. You have an upbeat, persistent style and the ability to build relationships with external clients while executing HCM Implementations without fear. You can manage your time well, prioritize deliverables, and multi-task with the best of them. In addition, you can present your ideas in a clear, professional manner on paper, in-person, and over the phone while leading a project team.

Three years of Project Management Experience

Prior work experience managing medium to large cross-functional and/or multi-year projects

Experience with project management tools and structured methodologies

College degree is great but not required. What's more important is having the skills to do the job. If you don't have a college degree, other acceptable experiences could include:

Experience noted above, OR

Military experience where skills including teamwork, adaptability, organization, and follow-through will help you build team and client relationships, identify solutions, and achieve success.

Bonus points for these: Preferred Qualifications:

PMP or equivalent professional project management certification

Advanced knowledge of functional area and related company products

Ability to effectively communicate with multiple functions/organizations to identify and negotiate required resources

Excellent negotiation, communication, presentation, and facilitation skills

Ability to manage across formal organizational lines

Strong team leadership and ability to delegate responsibility to all levels of the project team and hold team accountable for deliverables

Expertise with Microsoft Office, Microsoft Project and Visio

Commitment to being accountable for results

Ability to interface with and present to all levels of the organization

Proven track record of building relationships both internally and externally

Strong focus on client service

Ability to think independently and make decisions

Strong interpersonal skills

Collaborative approach to work


Be yourself in a culture that values equity, inclusion, and belonging and creates a safe space for diverse perspectives and insights.

Belong by joining one of nine Business Resource Groups where you can connect globally with networks and allies who share common interests and experiences.

Grow your career in an agile, fast-paced environment means plenty of opportunities to progress.

Continuously learn. Ongoing training, development, and mentorship opportunities for even the most insatiable learner.

Be your healthiest. Best-in-class benefits start on Day 1 because healthy associates are happy ones.

Balance work and life. Resources and flexibility to more easily integrate your work and your life.

Focus on your mental health and well-being. We're here to provide exceptional service to our clients, and none of that happens without each of us taking care of ourselves and being there for one another.

Join a company committed to giving back and generating a lasting, positive impact upon the communities in which we work and live.

Get paid to pay it forward. Company-paid time off for volunteering for causes you care about.



Explore our COVID-19 page to understand how ADP is approaching safety, travel, the hiring interview process, and more.

Diversity, Equity, Inclusion & Equal Employment Opportunity at ADP: ADP affirms that inequality is detrimental to our associates, our clients, and the communities we serve. Our goal is to impact lasting change through our actions. Together, we unite for equality and equity. ADP is committed to equal employment opportunities regardless of any protected characteristic, including race, color, genetic information, creed, national origin, religion, sex, affectional or sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, lawful alien status, ancestry, age, marital status, or protected veteran status and will not discriminate against anyone on the basis of a disability. We support an inclusive workplace where associates excel based on personal merit, qualifications, experience, ability, and job performance.

Ethics at ADP: ADP has a long, proud history of conducting business with the highest ethical standards and full compliance with all applicable laws. We also expect our people to uphold our values with the highest level of integrity and behave in a manner that fosters an honest and respectful workplace. Click to learn more about ADP's culture and our full set of values.

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