Technology Engagement Project / Account Manager - HR systems

Full Time
Senior (6-10 years)
English, Cantonese

Job Description

Technology Engagement Project / Account Manager - HR systems

Location: Hong Kong

Technology plays a crucial role in enabling our staff to deliver quality services to both our external and internal clients. 

The Technology Engagement Team, within the IT Services department is tasked with interacting with the business to ensure that for all technology requirements within KPMG China:

- Align with the firm's strategy
- Are delivered in a consistent, user friendly manner 
- Provide cost effective solutions that demonstrate adequate returns on investments

In creating an environment where employees can access and use the technology they need to do their best work, the team is responsible for:

- Explore requirements, in conjunction with business users, for new application developments / implementations
- Delivering these requirements using robust project management methodologies
- Educating users on commercial productivity tools, such as Microsoft Office applications
- Delivering internal technology related communications
- Development of SharePoint portal sites and applications
- Improve and streamline HR processes
This is a challenging role which will expose you to cutting-edge technology, and allow you to work with brilliant people on our global team. You will be open to excellent career opportunities within our recognised global network of member firms. 


- Provide hands-on project management and actively manage project plan, deliverables, dependencies and outcome for selected project(s) as approved by senior management and key stakeholders to ensure that the project goals and objectives are achieved within the project timeframe and guidelines established by the relevant stakeholders and management committees
- Prepare communication plan and related monthly performance reports to key stakeholders and governance bodies (as appropriate) to provide updates on activities, service feedback and deliverables, as well as risks and mitigation strategies
- Define and manage overall change control processes and quality assurance aspects of the project to ensure project success
- Identify and manage overall project dependencies and ensure project deliverables stay on time, on-target and on-budget
- Define and manage overall project risk identification and mitigation process through interaction with project constituents and stakeholders
- Identify on a timely basis all project barriers and work with key stakeholders to identify strategies and approaches to overcome these barriers
- Build credible relationships with internal colleagues, including project leadership, practices, functional and technical resources
- Supporting internal departments with change management, quality review meetings and implementation of governance and escalation framework
- Responsible for the on-going evolutionary initiatives of the services including functional changes, technology advancements, regulatory demands / changes and industry or market demands as specified by the Management team
- Resolves conflicts that occur in delivery ensuring all parties, functional areas, partners and management understand expectations and work effectively to deliver expected outcomes


- Bachelor’s degree, ideally in business-related discipline
- A relevant professional qualification such as PMP, CPA, CIMA, Prince2 Practitioner or other internationally recognised project management qualification is desirable
- Minimum of 8 years of business experience with a track record of delivering high-quality projects and assignments, with a focus on delivering measurable business improvements 
- Knowledge of HR processes, including master data maintenance, transaction flows, payroll, skills and qualifications, learning and development, etc
- Previous experience implementing complex projects / solutions
- Ability to meet challenging milestones within time, cost and quality constraints 
- Ability to work efficiently and deliver pragmatic and high-quality outcomes
- Experience with scheduling complex project interdependencies and good Project Office skills
- Be team players with the ability to deliver projects and work within integrated, multidisciplinary project teams 
- Be driven and resilient to overcome challenges or setbacks to achieve the goals of the projects
- Communicate with impact in an open, honest, consistent and clear manner 
- Excellent verbal and written English language skills; Knowledge of Chinese language is advantageous

We offer successful candidates an attractive remuneration package and the opportunity to work in a dynamic and exciting environment.

Personal data collected will be used for recruitment purposes only. 

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Professional Qualifications

  • Certified Public Accountant (HKICPA)
  • Project Management Professional (PMP)
  • Chartered Global Management Accountant (CGMA/CIMA)

Technical Skills

  • Change Management
  • HR
  • Payroll
  • Project Management
  • Quality Assurance