Director Operations Process Automation

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But what makes us different is that our technology is backed by a culture that cares. We care about our team members, clients, and partners – because people matter most. And people have always been at the heart of our business.

Since our founding in 1997, this is the thing that's stayed the same, from our employees to the millions of users nationwide that access our platform. We pride ourselves on partnering with our clients to build the workplace they and their employees crave.

Let's go forward together.

 

Position Overview:

Provides leadership, vision, processes, and solutions to build and drive the execution of the process automation strategic roadmap. This position plays a critical role in the identification of automation opportunities while matching them to appropriate tools and sustainable approaches to simplify work and improve the effectiveness of the Operations workforce. The Director of Process Automation is responsible for improving operational metrics for scalability and quality by creating more efficient end-end business processes through automation. This includes supporting operational processes and performance as well as resource and financial planning and control activities. The Director of Process Automation establishes controls to guide Paylocity’s initiatives to be implemented through a measurement-based strategy ensuring on time delivery and robust adoption

 

Location: Remote

Reports To: VP Business Operations 

 

Responsibilities:

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Engages with business partners and stakeholders to identify opportunities and streamline current business processes.
  • Builds and updates a prioritization roadmap for process automation projects based on effort required, risk, ROI, and other factors.
  • Collaborates and partners with business functions and individuals in achievement of their goals.
  • Organizes and manages complex process automation and enabling technology projects across multiple teams in various departments to successful completion
  • Implements identified automation while maintaining quality standards/metrics which improve the customer experience.
  • Proactive in communication, relationship building, gap identification, risk mitigation, change management and all elements of initiative execution.
  • Implements and adheres to a project/process methodology to mature the organization’s ability to deliver high-quality solutions.
  • Utilizes process improvement and control methodologies including Lean Six Sigma to evaluate the capability of relevant operations processes.
  • Directly and indirectly manages staff members and teams in support of process automation project delivery.
  • Ensures all projects incorporate knowledge management tasks to deliver high-quality knowledge to staff as a project deliverable.
  • Establishes timely/consistent communication of status and critical issues of all projects/programs that are managed under the group’s direction.
  • Manages the technology providers, contractors and consultant organizations.
  • Partners with the executive management team to prioritize opportunities and provides regular progress reports.
  • Collaborates to prepare/manage operational budgets and variances, conduct return on investment analysis on operational initiatives and track/report on variances.
  • Other duties as assigned

Requirements:

  • 10+ years of large project & program management and process improvement experience
  • Prior experience managing teams and recruiting talent
  • Prior experience in leading programs in business process automation (RPA)
  • Demonstrated delivery leadership experience with process automation tools and programs
  • Expertise in formal project management methodologies and their implementation
  • Facilitation skills in leading planning meetings, reviews, and retrospectives
  • Collaborative approach to decision-making on teams, including ability to influence without direct line of reporting
  • Experience leading and running a mix of Business / IT integrated projects and programs

Preferred Skills:

  • Master’s degree is a plus

Soft Skills:

  • Excellent communication, organization, and time management skills
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, ability to work with diverse personality types

This job excludes CO applicants

 

Our journey forward.

Paylocity strives to create an organizational culture where every employee has a voice, feels truly welcome, appreciated, and free to be themselves, and is empowered and enabled to do their best work. A strong commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion is critical to creating such a culture.

We’ve made great strides to support diversity, equity, and inclusion. That being said, we realize there’s still room for improvement. Our current focus is on the following initiatives:

  • Education & Awareness
  • Client Community
  • Company Representation
  • Advocacy & Support
  • Fairness & Equality
  • PCTY Gives

Want to learn more, click here to access our DEI flipbook. https://www.flipsnack.com/paylocitycom/diversity-equity-and-inclusion.html

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Technology we use

  • Engineering
    • C++Languages
    • JavaLanguages
    • JavascriptLanguages
    • SqlLanguages
    • AccessDatabases
    • Microsoft SQL ServerDatabases
    • OracleDatabases

Location

Our office has modern workspaces, a cafe, and a gym. But since we're a talent-anywhere company, you may find our team members all over Chicagoland.

What are Paylocity Perks + Benefits

Paylocity Benefits Overview

Our commitment to hiring the best and brightest employees with a “talent anywhere” strategy means that no matter where you’re located around the country, you can be a part of our growing tech department

• Enjoy an attitude of trust to work remotely, manage your own schedule and be productive
• Work in small, cross-functional product-oriented teams
• Showcase development progress in two-week sprints with strong executive involvement
• Embrace the freedom to innovate, voice opinions and share new ideas

Culture
Volunteer in local community
Partners with Nonprofits
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Open door policy
Team owned deliverables
Team based strategic planning
Group brainstorming sessions
Open office floor plan
Diversity
Highly diverse management team
Unconscious bias training
Someone's primary function is managing the company’s diversity and inclusion initiatives
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Wellness Programs
Onsite Gym
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
401(K) Matching
Company Equity
Employee Stock Purchase Plan
Performance Bonus
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Flexible Work Schedule
Remote Work Program
We have a talent anywhere culture, where employees can work anywhere in the US and/or work from one of three US offices located in Illinois, Florida, and Idaho
Family Medical Leave
Adoption Assistance
Company sponsored family events
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Generous PTO
Paid Volunteer Time
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Company Outings
Game Room
Stocked Kitchen
Some Meals Provided
Happy Hours
Parking
Recreational Clubs
Fitness Subsidies
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Tuition Reimbursement
Diversity Program
Lunch and learns
Cross functional training encouraged
Promote from within
Mentorship program
Online course subscriptions available
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