Sr. HR and Legal IT Systems Lead

Avanos - Alpharetta, GA

Requisition ID: 1524

Job Title: Sr. HR and Legal IT Systems Lead

Job Country: United States (US)

Here at Avanos Medical, we passionately believe in three things:

Making a difference in our products, services and offers, never ceasing to fight for groundbreaking solutions in everything we do;
Making a difference in how we work and collaborate, constantly nurturing our nimble culture of innovation;
Having an impact on the healthcare challenges we all face, and the lives of people and communities around the world.

At Avanos you will find an environment that strives to be independent and different, one that supports and inspires you to excel and to help change what medical devices can deliver, now and in the future.

Avanos is a medical device company focused on delivering clinically superior breakthrough solutions that will help patients get back to the things that matter. We are committed to creating the next generation of innovative healthcare solutions which will address our most important healthcare needs, such as reducing the use of opioids while helping patients move from surgery to recovery. Headquartered in Alpharetta, Georgia, we develop, manufacture and market recognized brands in more than 90 countries. Avanos Medical is traded on the New York Stock Exchange under the ticker symbol AVNS. For more information, visit .

Job Overview

As a member of IT Global Shared Services, the Sr. HR and Legal and Legal Business Partner plays a hands-on leadership role in identifying, organizing, and delivering HR transformation opportunities. The Sr. HR and Legal Business Partner leverages a deep understanding of supported HR and Legal business processes, HR Systems architecture, data management, configuration, and integration aligned with downstream solutions. Strategic collaboration and program planning/execution with HR and Legal Senior Leadership, HR IS Customers, and IT peers is essential for success.

Principle Accountabilities

Conduct strategic planning sessions with HR and Legal Leadership and HR and Legal Customers to identify program, project, and operational commitments, as well as determine appropriate resource assignments and work priority. Provide subject matter expertise on key business process discussions. Oversee multiple projects and maintain resource and schedules to meet business needs.
Provide Functional/Technical design insight and direction across HR/IT teams to ensure end to end process alignment as well as compatibility with downstream systems. Establish relationships and communication with peer IT leaders to coordinate resources and communication.
Provide functional knowledge of key business processes and the IT services/applications that support them. Support the improvement of business processes through adoption of IT best practices and harmonization.
Manage scope, budget, resourcing, testing, and schedule of multiple, concurrent projects, ensuring successful delivery of capabilities within timeline and budget expectations. Provide program/project expertise and oversight to HR/IT resources, adhering to standards for process, documentation, and setting expectations for the HR/IT resources to do so as well.
Maximize existing HR and Legal technology investments; collaborate with HR and Legal Leadership and HR and Legal Customers on requirements for business capabilities and ensure IT methodology is appropriately applied to each stage of the global HR processes to achieve maximum efficiency and effectiveness
Regularly collaborate/communicate with the larger IT organization (i.e., IT applications, Infrastructure, and Security), as well as with other Avanos stakeholder teams, to deliver the appropriate technology solutions.

Preferred Qualifications and Experience:
Bachelor degree in computer science/analytics or related field – Master’s degree a plus
10 years of IT experience, 5+ years of application management and software development, managing development resources
Proven and successful IT Program and Project Management leadership experience; deep experience and understanding of the software development lifecycle (SDLC)
Excellent communication skills (written, verbal, presentation) to articulate analytic concepts and information to senior leaders within IT and senior leaders in other Avanos organizations, stakeholder, non-technical audiences, and technical audiences
Proven understanding of Human Resources standards and best practices for Human Capital Management, Employee Benefits & Incentives, Learning Management, Payroll, Employee Performance, and other key HR areas.
Ability to manage global Human Capital Management system implementations and drive HR transformation.
SME in one or more key SuccessFactors business processes including: Recruiting, Talent Management, Learning, Compensation; other HCM application experience (Workday, PeopleSoft, etc.) may also be considered.
Ability to thrive in a fast paced, diverse environment and ability to influence others to drive change in an organization.

Avanos Medical is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or any other characteristic protected by law. If you are a current employee of Avanos, please apply here .

Join us at Avanos
Join us and you can make a difference in our products, solutions and our culture. Most of all, you can make a difference in the lives, people, and communities around the world.

Make your career count
Our commitment to improving the health and wellbeing of others begins with our employees – through a comprehensive and competitive range of benefits. We provide more than just a salary – our Total Rewards package encompasses everything you receive as an employee; your pay, health care benefits, retirement plans and work/life benefits.

free onsite gym | onsite cafeteria | 401(k) + 6% match | immediate vesting | benefits on day 1 | uncapped sales commissions | HQ region voted ‘best place to live’ by USA Today