Principal job – Cornerstone OnDemand, Inc. – United States

We’re looking for a

Principal – Global HR Information Systems (United States)

This is an exciting opportunity for someone to join our fast growing team of professionals in our Thought Leadership and Advisory Service Group. We are looking for an industry expert to work in a very visible client facing role articulating the strategy and outcomes of exceptional Global HRIS practices.

We are a young, rapidly growing company, providing an outstanding personal opportunity for you to grow and influence the business. Our mission is to cultivate collaborative relationships, help our customers discover opportunity in change and see the way in which that change will have real impact to their organization. We work to instill the confidence needed to seize long-term advantages

The Principal will provide thought leadership and technology realization through global and local HRIS strategies. The Principal establishes credibility with leaders and professionals to drive achievement of their business objectives through the effective mobilization of their people, process and technology initiatives. S/he will understand the realities and challenges facing our client’s organization in order to leverage best practices. At the heart of all of the Principal’s activities is the need to link talent management strategy to our client’s business imperatives and develop technology strategies to support it. S/he will understand how to align strategies to resonate with our client’s executive’s goals, identify the outside factors that will influence or hinder the process, and find the simplest path to reach the client’s goal.

We are looking for a self-starter who enjoys being part of something new, takes pride and responsibility for building something from the ground floor, and is comfortable forging their own path and the brand of the team. The Principal must thrive on building strong relationships both internal and externally. We provide thought leadership for our clients, competitive intelligence for our internal teams and a clear path forward in all that we do. S/he must know how to stay organized, have a sales based approach and prioritize appropriately in a fast paced environment.

In this role you will…

Be an evangelist, throught leader and domain expert in HRIS Technology:

❱ Stay abreast of research, market trends and emerging practices

❱ Have a deep and complete understanding of the competitive software landscape

❱ Establish credibility as the trusted advisor to further client relationships

❱ Continually keep in touch with best practice and use this knowledge to develop and maintain the CornerstoneOnDemand point of view

❱ Present your point of view in regular blog posts, social media presence and industry speaking engagements

❱ Partner with Sales to forge the “next step” for Cornerstone clients in their unified talent journey

❱ Demonstrate complex technical scenarios to diverse audiences, both in person and virtually

❱ Map customer’s technical requirements and controls against Cornerstone infrastructure and SOPs

Perform discovery audits for clients as a leader or as a member of a broader sales:

❱ Understand their current state; meet with stakeholders and sponsors to understand the desired future state. Be able to develop a POV from an outside-in perspective

❱ Complete a gap analysis and present discovery finding and recommendations to stakeholders and executives

❱ Collaborate with clients to conduct performance metrics studies, establishing baselines

❱ Provide insight in the existing client base to add Cornerstone’s unique LINK software and approach to the overall client base

❱ Work with clients and the implementation team to enable future state

Support CSOD internal teams with both consultative and strategic advice as well as product specific recommendations for prospects, and customers:

❱ Support account strategy and development of solutions and pricing for consulting engagements

❱ Maintain expertise on the CSOD products and advise clients on how to utilize the system to efficiently manage their administration

❱ Assist in the development of internal support processes, tools, and systems for the partner community

❱ Build and maintain documents that help implementation teams in consulting with their clients

Be expert in all areas of HRIS technology including globalization, and regional needs particularly in EMEA

Serve as liaison between your customers, Consulting and Product Strategy

…and being the rockstar you are, be willing to take on additional responsibilities as needed

You’ve got what it takes if you have…

Bachelor degree or equivalent experience as practitioner

Client facing experience leading and facilitating HRIS discussions with defined outcomes

Very strong experience of business process, analyst, professional services or software industry experience

Experience in speaking publicly in large and high visibility forums on Talent Acquisition and how technology creates impact

Experience in developing board level and C-level executive presentation

Background in HRIS Technologies and data driven decision making

Extensive knowledge of HRIS competitors, particularly those found in the European communities

Demonstrated expertise and leadership in the broader HRIS Community (blogs, research, speaking)

Extra dose of awesome if you have…

Multi-lingual speaking ability

Experience as an analyst

Our Culture:
Our mission is to empower people, businesses and communities. A culture created less by what we do and more by who we are. When people are asked to describe the team, the answer is always the same: Smart, Cool, Dependable, and Visionary. We are not a typical tech company (even with our free massages, yoga studio, arcade, movie theatre, free breakfast and generous stock units), because, well, our employees aren’t your typical techies…

We’re always on the lookout for new, curious and capable people who can help us achieve our goal. So if you want to work for a friendly, global and innovative company, we’d love to meet you! What are you waiting for?

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