Enterprise Implementation Project Manager at Ceridian

Title: Enterprise Implementation Project Manager

Location: Canada; United States

Job Summary:

The Implementation Project Manager is responsible for the management of external client engagements to implement Ceridian’s global HCM software platform, Dayforce. Leveraging Ceridian’s implementation methodology, the Project Manager drives the delivery of services according to the agreed upon scope, timeline and budget by utilizing a consultative approach to ensure project success and client satisfaction. The Project Manager manages multiple concurrent projects, working closely with consultants in a matrix environment and interacting with Ceridian’s internal resources to ensure project delivery. The Project Manager builds a constructive working relationship with the customer and is accountable for deliverables, timeline, and budget.

Only candidates with experience implementing software solutions for external enterprise clients (5000+ employees) will be considered.

This role can be located anywhere in the US and Canada, including virtual.


  • Manage multiple, concurrent projects ensuring quality as well as on-time and on-budget implementation of Dayforce
  • Set and manage customer expectations regarding project scope and timeline, Ceridian and customer responsibilities, stakeholder roles and responsibilities, project governance (communication, change control, escalation), risk management and organizational readiness
  • Present and manage sign-off of key milestones and deliverables, such as project kick-off, Discovery workbook, Discovery Recap document, project plan, status report, steering committee report, change requests, Sandbox review, user acceptance testing, Support transition, project closure
  • Proactively plans/utilizes a mix of global resources within a matrix environment to ensure maximum productivity
  • Effectively transition customers to Support after successful go-live
  • Participate in project health checks and post go-live analysis on completed projects with PMO
  • Assist customer in driving the UAT process
  • Contribute to enhancement of Ceridian implementation methodology and PMO; provide feedback on tools and templates and contribute to best practices
  • Complete new release training on a timely basis; be familiar with new and/or enhanced functionality in each product release
  • Mentor consultants on best practice consulting re: facilitating workshops, soliciting and documenting requirements
  • Prepare Change Requests as required to capture change in scope and/or timeline
  • Independently organizes and performs most work required within assigned area


  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience; PMI/PMP certification preferred
  • 5 years of project management experience in human capital management (HCM) applications
  • 5 years of experience implementing one or more of the following applications: SalesForce.com, SAP, PeopleSoft, JD Edwards, Kronos, Workbrain/Infor, RedPrairie/JDA, Ultimate, Oracle HR/Payroll, PeopleSoft, Ceridian HCM (preferred)
  • Experience managing software implementations in a SaaS / Cloud computing environment an asset
  • 5 years of experience developing and managing project schedules, preferably using Microsoft Project and Microsoft Visio
  • Solid experience in business process mapping
  • Ability to manage multiple projects & customers at the same time and manage competing priorities
  • Excellent customer relationship and business acumen
  • Excellent organization, communication and collaboration skills
  • Ability to drive results through a multi-disciplinary team with matrixed reporting relationships
  • Ability to lead and facilitate customer and internal workshops and sessions