Implementation Project Manager - Central Time Zone at Paylocity

| Northwest Suburbs
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The Implementation Project Manager will be responsible for ensuring a seamless & successful implementation for all executive-level client projects. The Implementation Project Manager will engage in the sales process to ensure they have a complete understanding of the client’s business challenges and will work out unique solutions to resolve those issues throughout the implementation. The Implementation Project Manager will act as a Project Manager for the entire implementation, including facilitating presentations and meetings for internal and client stakeholders on the status of the project as needed.

Primary Responsibilities

The below represents the primary duties of the position, others may be assigned as needed. 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.

Sales Cycle Responsibilities

  • Participate in prospect calls and demonstrations as needed as a part of the ongoing sales process
  • Partner with Sales in a discovery process that will inform contracting, creation of statement of work and implementation
  • Communicate implementation methods and timelines from start to finish as a Paylocity client
  • Speak to the value Implementation provides to the prospect during the installation process
  • Statement of Work creation to clearly define and document the scope that implementation will perform for the client and allow sales to determine setup fees
  • Document the implementation project plan to compliment the Statement of Work provided

Implementation Responsibilities

  • Responsible for the overall client relationship during the entirety of the implementation and is the primary point of contact for escalations
  • Observe and document the operational workflow of current state client processes to provide consultative recommendations during the implementation process
  • Identify HR opportunities and efficiencies that can be solved with Paylocity products or HCM solutions
  • Facilitate weekly touchpoint calls with the client
  • Facilitate quality assurance meetings during the implementation to ensure application configuration is correct, all quality risks or defects are resolved, the project is progressing on-time and the business problem identified during the sales cycle is being solved
  • Responsible for providing onsite services as needed.
  • Ownership of steering committee meetings with key client stakeholders or decision-makers to update them on the progress of our implementation, raise any issues or risks to their attention and discuss proposed mitigation strategies to ensure the success of the implementation

Position can require an employee to travel up to 50% of the time.

Required Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree or an equivalent combination of education and experience preferred
  • Preferred 5-7 years of experience in a payroll service bureau, benefits center or as a payroll/HR/Benefits Administrator
  • Advanced project management skills
  • Expert knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite including advanced in Excel concepts such as Vlookup, ASAP utilities, formulas and calculations
  • Knowledgeable of payroll-related legislative requirements (taxes, withholding orders, etc.)
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Technology we use

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


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

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
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) 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
Acme co. sponsors family oriented events Annually.
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
Recreational Clubs
Fitness Subsidies
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Tuition Reimbursement
Diversity Program
Lunch and learns
Acme Co. hosts lunch and learn meetings on occasion.
Cross functional training encouraged
Promote from within
Mentorship program
Our mentorship program includes 1-to-1 program, Cross-department program, Leadership mentoring.
Online course subscriptions available
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