Manager, HR IT Corporate Applications (Remote)

  • Full-time

Company Description

Job Description 

Primary responsibility of the Manager, HR Corporate Applications, is to work within the A&F IT and business community to ensure the portfolio of technology solutions supporting the HR domain are effective and continuously improving. This role will be responsible for leading our HR technology team and managed-service-provider (MSP) in the maintenance, operations, stability, security, and performance of the suite of HR technologies.  They will oversee a diverse team of on/offshore resources and help drive the transformation of the current HR systems to a more robust and optimized technology portfolio.  This transformation is inclusive of both technology (i.e. on-premise to cloud-based solutions) as well as team mindsets, behaviors, and agile ways of working.  Supports roadmap development and the initiative intake process through feasibility analysis and estimation efforts of new concepts, ultimately delivering approved concepts in partnership with Solutions Delivery and Enterprise Architecture resources.  Responsibilities include ensuring robust end-user support, designing team/application process changes, achieving established SLAs & KPIs, and ensuring effective communication across our internal IT teams, MSP, HR Business Partners, and 3rd party vendors.  Experience with Automation (e.g. RPA), modern integrations platforms and finance systems a plus!


What Will You Be Doing? 

  • Liaison between HR and IT to ensure solutions are designed, delivered, and executed according to plan, with quality
  • Partner with IT Infrastructure Services, IT Security, and Solution Delivery teams on technical strategy and innovation plans to support the IT vision with the business teams
  • Ensure prioritization of operational tasks, enhancement requests, and project delivery in alignment with organizational priorities
  • Identify risks and dependencies in systems and/or operations and collaborates with stakeholders to design a path forward
  • Monitor & control the HR Technology budget, vendor payments, and schedules
  • Manage quality of team operations and deliverables
  • Define and implement the Release Management process and procedures
  • Define and implement the License Management process for the portfolio of applications
  • Lead the Problem Management process and serve as Product Owner for identified root-cause and continuous-improvement initiatives
  • Maintains awareness of technology trends, industry standards, and their impacts to HR systems
  • Ensures ongoing compliance with application, vendors, and internal policies 

What Do You Need To Bring? 

  • Bachelor's degree in computer science or related field and 10+ years progressive experience in HR/Corporate applications
  • Experience with Oracle HCM, Peoplesoft HR required
  • HCM Cloud Transformation knowledge and experience is a differentiator
  • ITIL/Lean/Six Sigma certification(s) and their application(s) are differentiators
  • PMP certification a plus
  • Experience working in on/offshore models a plus
  • Global Retail experience is preferred 
  • Personal Attributes: Self-starter, Collaborative, Curious, highly motivated, Team oriented
  • Proactive solution orientation with a relentless drive to overcome obstacles
  • Exceptional interpersonal skills including teamwork, facilitation, and negotiation
  • Excellent analytical and technical skills, willing to challenge orthodoxies
  • Excellent organization skills and attention to detail, including the ability to prioritize and manage multiple tasks and activities

Our Company 

Abercrombie & Fitch Co. (A&F Co.) is a global retailer of five iconic, omnichannel lifestyle brands catering to the kid through millennial customer: Abercrombie & Fitch, abercrombie kids, Hollister, Gilly Hicks and Social Tourist. At A&F Co., we’re here for our associates, customers and communities on the journey to being and becoming who they are – and because no journey is the same, we strive to create an inclusive culture, where everyone is free to share ideas.  

Our Values 

We lead with purpose and always put our people first, which is evidenced by our Great Place to Work™ Certification, as well as being a 2021 recipient of Fortune’s Best Workplaces in Retail, and named a Best Place to Work for LGBTQ+ Equality by the Human Rights Campaign for 16 consecutive years. We’re proud to offer equitable compensation and benefits, including flexibility and competitive Paid Time Off, as well as education and engagement events, including various Associate Resource Groups, volunteer opportunities and additional time off to give back to our global communities.

What You'll Get

As an Abercrombie & Fitch Co. (A&F Co.) associate, you’ll be eligible to participate in a variety of benefit programs designed to fit you and your lifestyle. A&F is committed to providing simple, competitive, and comprehensive benefits that align with our Company’s culture and values, but most importantly – with you! We also provide competitive incentives to reward the commitment our associates have for moving our global business forward:  

  • Incentive Bonus Program  
  • Paid Time Off and Work From Anywhere Flexibility    
  • Paid Volunteer Day per Year, allowing you to give back to your community 
  • Merchandise Discount 
  • Medical, Dental and Vision Insurance Available 
  • Life and Disability Insurance 
  • Associate Assistance Program 
  • Paid Parental and Adoption Leave 
  • Access to Carrot to support your unique parenthood journey 
  • Access to Headspace dedicated to creating healthier, happier lives from the inside out 
  • 401(K) Savings Plan with Company Match 
  • Opportunities for Career Advancement, we believe in promoting from within 
  • A Global Team of People Who'll Celebrate you for Being YOU 

    Additional Information


    Notice (For Colorado, New York, California and Washington): The recruiting pay range for this position is $125,000 - $145,000. Factors that may be used to determine your actual salary may include your specific skills, your years of experience, your work location, comparison to other employees in similar or related roles, or market demands. The range may be modified in the future.

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