Functional Lead (ID#4515)

Vancouver, BC Time

We are seeking a Functional Lead, experienced working with external System Integrator partners to help our client implement SaaS solutions in complex integration projects. Expert knowledge of HCMS, WFM systems, Payroll is required.


  • Coordinate with SMEs, SI and solution vendor representatives to ensure alignment on project goals, deliverables, and timelines.
  • Lead workshops and meetings to gather detailed business requirements from various departments.
  • Analyze and document business requirements ensuring completeness and feasibility for implementation.
  • Ensure that the Payroll and Core HR systems are in compliance with requisite laws and policies.
  • Implement and maintain security protocols to protect sensitive employee information.
  • Work with project managers to maintain detailed activity plans, raise risks to meeting project objectives, and offer solutions to issues arising.
  • Provide regular project progress/status reporting to sponsors, steering committee, and project stakeholders/groups.
  • Escalate issues/changes out of the PM authority (e.g., scope changes) to sponsors/steering committee as required.
  • Perform risk management, including but not exclusive to, risk planning, identification, risk analysis and risk responses.
  • Oversee the integration of payroll and HR systems with other enterprise systems (e.g., ERP, Timekeeping, etc).
  • Ensure seamless data flow and accurate data synchronization across systems.
  • Develop comprehensive test plans and lead testing activities toward validating requirements.
  • Communicate changes effectively and manage resistance to change within the organization.
  • Conduct post-implementation reviews to assess the success of the project and identify areas for improvement.
  • Lead efforts to optimize system performance and functionality based on feedback and evolving business needs.
  • Support the knowledge transfer from project to the sustainment structure and ensure the support structure is adequately prepared to support the new processes and solutions.
  • Support project closing documentation as required by PMO, including lessons learned.


  • Direct experience with the following are considered assets:
    • HCMS, WFM and/or HR systems, specifically with cloud-based multi-tenant environments
    • Integration platforms
    • SaaS implementations
  • Experience developing and executing project plans with complex data integrations
  • Experience presenting to stakeholders and executives
  • Preferred Qualifications:
    • Healthcare experience
    • General knowledge of HR information systems and operations
    • Experience in multi-collective agreement and complex labour relations environment

If you have this expertise, and are able to work in Canada, please submit your resume. While we thank all candidates in advance for their application, only those candidates who are shortlisted will be contacted.


The hourly rate range for this position is $85 – $115, with the final rate based on consultant experience and fit for the role.