Human Resources Project Manager in Plano, TX at Keurig Dr Pepper

Date Posted: 11/22/2020

Job Snapshot

Job Description


Critical capabilities:

  • Experience in enterprise-wide change management and an understanding of related communications planning to support projects and initiatives
  • HR Business Partner experience and understanding is beneficial but not required
  • Experience facilitating extensive stakeholdering and approval processes to ensure alignment and success of cross-functional initiatives
  • The ability to partner with project sponsors to bring definition to a project and to facilitate development of requirements documents, project charter, stakeholder analysis; create project plan outlining scope, objectives, deliverables, dependencies, resource requirements, and timelines
  • The ability to effectively drive the delivery of projects and initiatives with excellence, on time and on budget

What you will do:

  • Create comprehensive and effective change management strategies to mitigate risk and ensure project success
  • Develop project plans in collaboration with sponsors and stakeholders to execute strategic HR initiatives, distribute work among team members (including self, this role will also execute project deliverables), set expectations, and execute on project plans
  • Take initiative to establish partnerships and consult with key business stakeholders and HR team members to foster teamwork, collaboration, and learning within the HR team, contributing to a positive work environment
  • Communicate status updates to appropriate audiences using a consistent cadence and format
  • Monitor and track project execution to success by driving team milestone completion; identifying  and removing process and operational roadblocks; owning and consulting solution development with stakeholders, and escalating critical decisions to reach alignment
  • Own major end-to-end processes and events on a project, take initiative, and use problem solving skills to think beyond the task to the outcome that needs to be achieved
  • Build project governance structure including project leadership, project update process/cadence and escalation of critical decisions
  • Use broad knowledge of HR and include appropriate SMEs to lead team members in a manner that results in a cohesive and integrated solution
  • Facilitate problem-solving activities to define problems, assess current state root causes, design and test solutions, and implement solutions leading to desired outcomes tied to business results
  • This role may serve the organization in a supporting, advisory manner in addition to managing and driving projects from initial concept through successful change management and final implementation.


  • Demonstrated successful application of project management methodology, tools, and best practices
  • Minimum 7 years of progressive of experience managing large-scale, complex projects. Human Resources experience is beneficial.
  • Ability to communicate effectively across varied stakeholder audiences, including senior organizational leaders
  • Possess strong strategic orientation, analytical skills, critical thinking ability, and be able to evaluate broad impacts of within project activities
  • Demonstrated leadership capability, including ability to lead, influence, and motivate others
  • A track record of project delivery for large, cross functional projects
  • Experience driving effective change management techniques and implementation including communications plans
  • Strong consideration will be given to those that are PMP or Agile certified
  • Proven ability to work with minimal guidance, manage multiple priorities simultaneously, and take initiative even under unfamiliar or ambiguous circumstances
  • Comfort working in a high volume, fast-paced, rapidly changing, results-oriented work environment
  • B.A./B.S. in Business, Human Resources or related degree, Master’s preferred
  • Ability to uphold safety standards, participate in continuous process improvement on the job, and follow our manufacturing best practices
  • Ability to get along with others, be punctual, and follow instructions
  • Ability to follow Keurig Dr Pepper policies and procedures as well as our operating principles
  • Anticipated travel 10-25%

Company Overview & EEO Statement

Keurig Dr Pepper Inc. is an equal opportunity employer and affirmatively seeks diversity in its workforce. Keurig Dr Pepper Inc. recruits qualified applicants and advances in employment its employees without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, disability, genetic information, ethnic or national origin, marital status, veteran status, or any other status protected by law. EOE Minorities/ Females/ Protected Veterans/ Disabled.