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HR System Project Manager 12-18 month FTC

Bird & Bird
London (Central), London (Greater)
Closing date
27 May 2024

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Vacancy Type
Human Resources, HR systems
Contract Type
Experience Level
Role Classification
Other Professional

Job Details

Bird and Bird is seeking an experienced HR System Project manager to lead the implementation of SAP SuccessFactors across our global offices. We have kicked off the project with a system implementation partner (Big4) and are about commence work to design and finalise the Statement of Work.

The project will be 12-18months with a phased implementation of modules. Phase one will include Employee Central, Recruiting, and Onboarding modules, with a go-live of May/June 2025. Phase two will deploy Performance & Goals and Succession & Development. This is a global project for 3400 users across 22 Countries. Our ambition is to create efficient ways of working through standard processes, an improved user experience and integrations to key business systems for consistent people data across the firm.

The HR System Project Manager will manage the lifecycle of the project, from planning to the go live and hypercare of all phases (plan, design, build, test, cutover, deploy, hypercare) according to deadlines and within budget. You will play an integral role as part of the programme team. You will work closely with project groups, implementation partner, vendor and key stakeholders.

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Bird & Bird opens up a world of possible for lawyers and professionals everywhere. Working for a leading international law firm like Bird & Bird means working alongside people who are truly collegiate in the way they work with everyone. We work as one global team, with over 70% of work involving people from across the firm. And that's only increasing! It's this common purpose and shared approach that makes for a more productive and collaborative place to work. Your firm. Your future.

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As a disability and neurodiversity inclusive employer we want to ensure that you have a barrier-free recruitment experience at Bird & Bird. If you require any adjustments during the recruitment process, please provide details to your recruitment contact who will be in touch to discuss any details provided and understand more about your individual adjustment needs.


Bird & Bird is an international law firm with a focus on helping organisations being changed by technology and the digital world. With offices spanning major business hubs worldwide, we specialise in providing expert legal advice to clients across diverse industries. 

We have an uncompromising attitude to collaboration across Bird & Bird. We work together as one firm to deliver exceptional advice in some of the most progressive areas in industry, on an international scale. This is what we’re known for, and this is what sets us apart.

For you, this is an opportunity to work in an inspiring environment where people are passionate about their work – and trusted to deliver. But it’s also a place where you can be yourself. We take pride in having a supportive work environment where people are respected as professionals and individuals – and celebrated for the difference they bring.

At Bird & Bird you will work on deals and projects that are as challenging as they are enjoyable, with people who are not only leaders and experts, but exciting to work with. Whether you’re a lawyer or business professional, you’ll be joining a culture that focuses on bringing out the best in all of us.

Discover what’s possible for you at Bird & Bird.

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+44 (0)20 7415 6000
12 New Fetter Lane
United Kingdom

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