HRIS Manager-D.C.

Washington, District Columbia
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Department:                Human Resources

Location:                     Washington, DC



The HRIS Manager is the key contact for HR technology delivery, overseeing the integrity of data, maintenance, functionality and security of all HR Systems. The HRIS Manager will work closely with the technology services team end users, ensuring systems are meeting current needs, investigating issues and facilitating solutions.  Responsible for the expansion of the current HRIS,  leading the system and process integration, planning, controls, testing and implementation of future HR systems. The HRIS Manager will support process improvement activities and provide metrics to bring greater efficiency in HR.




  • Determine the scope of HR Technology applications by consulting with HR team to ascertain organizational needs, analyze current processes and make recommendations for improvement by leveraging system capabilities, system enhancements and alternatives based on needs and industry best practices
  • Serve as key liaison with third parties and internal stakeholders (HR, Payroll, Benefits)
  • Provide innovative solutions to resolve organizational problems; assist in the selection and contracting for HRIS services; plan and manage HRIS related projects including system enhancements, upgrades, data integration, testing and implementation using project management skills
  • Design system specifications and work with technology team to deliver application solutions
  • Document and maintain setup and change control details for all system configurations
  • Develop training materials and deliver training to the HR team for all HR systems on an ongoing basis. Work with the technology training team to deliver training to staff as needed.
  • Provide support for HRIS including researching and resolving HRIS problems, unexpected results or process flaws; perform scheduled activities; driving system and process optimization
  • Write, maintain and support a variety of reports or queries utilizing appropriate reporting tools; develop and administer standard analytical reports and dashboard metrics to support business needs
  • Manage and design the mapping of all HRIS tables to ensure accurate data capture that enables comprehensive reporting and prudent compliance


  • Partner with Benefits Manager to provide system support for reporting, file feeds, annual enrollment and life events
  • Ensure HRIS security and data integrity by conducting regular audits and system testing, running queries and analyzing data
  • Develop user friendly procedures, guidelines and documentation
  • Research market and industry trends, conduct cost analysis and recommend strategies and programs based on findings
  • Maintain in-depth knowledge of HR legal requirements related to the management of human resources, reducing legal risk and ensuring regulatory compliance
  • Other duties as assigned




  • Bachelor’s degree in human resources, computer science or related field
  • Minimum 5 years of HRIS implementation and administration in an exempt level position; experience with ADP, Ultipro, Kronos, viDesktop or other ATS and HCM required
  • Two years of project management experience in systems implementation
  • Business acumen and consultation experience providing guidance to organizational stakeholders
  • PHR or SPHR certification preferred
  • Ability to function as HRIS subject matter expert to develop and implement technical solutions that enhance efficiencies and performance
  • Strong understanding of HRIS database design, structure, functions and processes and experience with database tools
  • Strong understanding of HR processes, procedures and data, including eligibility and enrollment rules and benefit procedures
  • Must be able to effectively present information in training, answer questions and troubleshoot issues as they arise
  • Expert level analytical and quantitative skills with proven experience in developing strategic solutions and business metrics
  • Strong MS office skills; especially advanced level Excel
  • Ability to interact with a variety of colleagues and management
  • Ability to prioritize multiple requests with ongoing duties
  • Effective organizational and interpersonal skills, including strong written and verbal communication skills

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