Rewards Project Manager

Posted 05 Jul 2019

Burlington, Massachusetts - United States

Req Id 191775


A career with EMD Serono is an ongoing journey of discovery: our 52,000 people are shaping how the world lives, works and plays through next generation advancements in healthcare, life science and performance materials. For more than 350 years and across the world we have passionately pursued our curiosity to find novel and vibrant ways of enhancing the lives of others. EMD Serono is a business of Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany.

Your role:

  • Operate as the primary project lead for core Rewards projects and topics across the global Life Science organization and support North America specific rewards topics
  • Ensure project management standards are followed and improving the consistency and efficiency of the Total Rewards organization project delivery capability
  • Act as a source of documentation, guidance and metrics for projects
  • Run and steer key initiatives and programs supporting the strategic objectives of the Total Rewards organization
  • Gathering of project data and production of information for management review
  • Status Tracking of the different projects and reporting based on the updates from the project managers
  • Standardize the way this information is compiled and reported to management (using project dashboards)
  • Create effective PowerPoint presentations
  • Understand the deliverables of the different projects and share lessons learned & best practices across programs and projects
  • Interface with respective global Rewards PMO to ensure alignment
  • Operate as the operational hub for Rewards topics and interface with Merck Business Service and HR Service teams
  • Assist in calendar, meeting planning and travel as requested


Who you are:

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor of Arts (Business Administration) specialized in Human Resources, Marketing, Finance or Technology
  • 2+ years of experience in corporate or consulting Human Resources environment


Preferred Qualifications:


  • Master of Arts (Business Administration) specialized in Human Resources, Marketing, Finance or Technology
  • Compensation & Benefits knowledge /experience a plus
  • Broad HR know-how
  • Project Management knowledge and respective experience
  • Expert user of MS Office toolset (Word, Excel, Power Point) and experienced user of MS Project
  • Advanced oral and written communication skills
  • High analytical knowledge and data /metric development
  • Ability to cope under pressure
  • Diligent with attention to detail
  • Good collaboration with different stakeholders
  • Self-motivated and self-sufficient
  • High level of perception and fast learner



What we offer: With us, there are always opportunities to break new ground. We empower you to fulfil your ambitions, and our diverse businesses offer various career moves to seek new horizons. We trust you with responsibility early on and support you to draw your own career map that is responsive to your aspirations and priorities in life. Join us and bring your curiosity to life!

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The Company is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer. No employee or applicant for employment will be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, ancestry, disability, military or veteran status, genetic information, gender identity, transgender status, marital status, or any other classification protected by applicable federal, state, or local law. This policy of Equal Employment Opportunity applies to all policies and programs relating to recruitment and hiring, promotion, compensation, benefits, discipline, termination, and all other terms and conditions of employment. Any applicant or employee who believes they have been discriminated against by the Company or anyone acting on behalf of the Company must report any concerns to their Human Resources Business Partner, Legal, or Compliance immediately. The Company will not retaliate against any individual because they made a good faith report of discrimination.


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