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UKG (Ultimate Kronos Group) Senior Implementation Project Manager in Des Moines, Iowa

Senior Implementation Project Manager

General Information

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Travel Amount Required:

Up to 25%

Job Type:

Regular-Full Time


USA - USA - Remote

Description & Qualifications


UKG is seeking energetic, customer-focused individuals to implement UKGPro, our award-winning HCM offering into our Mid-Market customer segment. Qualified candidates will have solid experience managing a variety of complex HCM projects simultaneously and are experienced in effectively communicating and negotiating resources, and timelines with our internal and external customers. Qualified candidates will exercise leadership and organizational management skills to ensure all assigned project deliverables have the highest quality within agreed-upon time and cost estimates.

• Identify, develop, and communicate project work plans, scope, timeline, and project resourcing requirements

• Manage and drive issues to closure

• Perform risk management to minimize and mitigate project risks

• Set and manage customer expectations of project deliverables then communicate, as needed, to meet changing situations

• Use appropriate change control to manage change in project scope and schedule

• Prepare, coordinate, and lead meetings between customers and appropriate internal resources

• Enforce project standards to ensure deliverable quality

• Ensure that both customers and team members are meeting their project commitments in order to ensure a successful customer launch


• Seasoned Project Manager with at least 4 years of experience managing projects with virtual team members in the Human Capital Management space

• Demonstrated ability to manage multiple and complex projects concurrently

• Demonstrates strong leadership presence and consulting skills, partnering with customer's executives

• Strong, effective decision-making and multi-tasking skills within stringent deadlines

• Knowledgeable of the human resources/payroll/benefits discipline

• Ability to deal with ambiguity and adapt to meet changing scope and resource situations.

• Demonstrates good judgement to appropriately negotiate project schedule and cost items

• Exercises solid escalation management skills

• MST/PST Time zone preferred


Company Overview

Here at UKG, Our Purpose Is People. UKG combines the strength and innovation of Ultimate Software and Kronos, uniting two award-winning, employee-centered cultures. Our employees are an extraordinary group of talented, energetic, and innovative people who care about more than just work. We strive to create a culture of belonging and an employee experience that empowers our people. UKG has more than 13,000 employees around the globe and is known for its inclusive workplace culture. Ready to be inspired? Learn more at

EEO Statement

Equal Opportunity Employer

Ultimate Kronos Group is proud to be an equal opportunity employer and is committed to maintaining a diverse and inclusive work environment. All qualified applicants will receive considerations for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, disability, marital status, familial status, sexual orientation, pregnancy, genetic information, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, veteran status, and any other legally protected status under federal, state, or local anti-discrimination laws.

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Colorado and New York Pay Law

The pay range for this position in Colorado is $75,000 to $107,850, however, base pay offered may vary depending on skills, experience, job-related knowledge and location. This position is also eligible for a short-term incentive and a long-term incentive as part of total compensation.

Information about UKG’s comprehensive benefits can be reviewed on our careers site at .

This information is provided per the Colorado Equal Pay for Equal Work Act.

Disability Accommodation

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