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Black & Veatch HR and WFM Application Support Lead in Topeka, Kansas

HR and WFM Application Support Lead

Date: Sep 23, 2022



Company: Black & Veatch Family of Companies

At Black & Veatch, our employee-owners go beyond the project. For over a century, we have been breaking down social, economic and geographic barriers by making life's critical resources accessible to all. Working with us, you will help provide critical expertise as we, along with our valued clients, deliver solutions that positively impact communities around the world. Our professionals are our greatest asset, and we believe nothing is more important than the health, happiness and professional growth of our employee-owners. With a focus on flexible work-life balance options, an expanding and diverse workforce, and limitless career growth opportunities, we will give you our best to help yougive us your best, and together we can build a world of difference.

Req Id : 79970

Opportunity Type : Staff

Relocation eligible : No

Full time/Part time : Full-Time

Contract Hire Only for this Project : No

Job Summary

The HR Application Support Lead as part of the Global CIO office will serve as the lead resource for the HR and WFM application portfolio. Responsibilities will include system administration, planning, reporting and liaison for developing strong relationships between business, HR application product owners and CIO. The role will also provide critical IT support and leadership for our HCM Discovery and resulting HR Transformation Project


Key Responsibilities

HR and WFM Application System Administration and Support

  • Work in conjunction with IT 3rd party support vendor to ensure periodic patching process for SaaS applications is appropriately reviewed, tested and implemented without impact to the business users

  • Understanding of current and latest feature released with quarterly updates.Work with IT 3rd party support to share those findings with business partners on a regular cadence and champion their implementation.Appropriately communicate to business any new capabilities that have been made available.

  • Provides project management support on major configuration changes, enhancements and uptake of features and functionality.Help coordinate confirmation of capabilities and process, SIT-UAT testing cycles, Implementation and Hypercare activities

  • Manages Minor Enhancement Product Backlog for HR and WFM Applications

  • Develops and leverages relationships with Application Support, 3rd Party Vendor, CIO and Business to ensure that business needs are being addressed by Product portfolio in a secure and sustainable manner

HR Transformation Project

  • Core team member for HR Transformation project working with team to ensure project is delivered on time and solutions are in-line with expected benefits

  • Will partner with Internal BV IT teams to ensure appropriate technology reviews, architecture support and security reviews progress as planned

  • Will work with SI, CIO Office and Business to ensure that Migration and Integrations deliverables are properly supported by B&V, on track for timely completion and appropriately documented by SI/CTO at project completion.

  • Will work with HR Transformation PM and partner with SI and BV CIO to ensure other technology related roadblocks are mitigated deliverables are completed timely

Reporting and Technology

  • Research and understanding of the Integrations and data available in the HR and WFM applications

  • Engage with business, 3rd party support and CIO IT support to deliver automation where value added

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor degree in computer science or related field OR equivalent work experience

  • 8 years of related experience.

All applicants must be able to complete pre-employment onboarding requirements (if selected) which may include any/all of the following: criminal/civil background check, drug screen, and motor vehicle records search, in compliance with any applicable laws and regulations.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience Supporting HR and WFM Applications

  • Experience supporting Applications in EPC industry

Work Environment/Physical Demands

Typical office environment Works under operational levels and deadlines

Salary Plan

ITS: Information Technology Service

Job Grade


Black & Veatch Holding Company, its subsidiaries and its affiliated companies, complies with all Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) affirmative action laws and regulations. Black & Veatch does not discriminate on the basis of age, race, religion, color, sex, national origin, marital status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender Identity and expression, disability, veteran status, pregnancy status or other status protected by law.

Black & Veatch is committed to being an employer of choice by creating a valuable work experience that keeps our people engaged, productive, safe and healthy. We offer professionals an array of health and welfare benefits that vary based on their geographic region and employment status. This may include health, life accident and disability insurances, paid time off, financial programs and more. Professionals may also be eligible for a performance-based bonus program.

By valuing diverse voices and perspectives, we cultivate an authentically inclusive environment for professionals and are able to provide innovative and effective solutions for clients.