HRIS Implementation Analyst

  • Posted on 6 September 2019

Job Description

Job Summary

CRS is implementing a new ERP (Oracle) in the US and across all of our nearly 70 global locations. At the direction of the Global HRIS Manager, and in collaboration with the Project Office of CRS’ new Oracle ERP, the HRIS Implementation Analyst is responsible for the configuration and testing of the assigned HR-related modules of CRS’ new ERP.

Job Responsibilities:

Roll Out

Serve as the primary HRIS Implementation Analyst for all aspects of the assigned HR module(s) of Oracle HCM, including:

  1. Identifying ongoing enhancements to the base implementation of Oracle HCM and the delivery of functional specifications and business processes
  2. Identifying requirements, meeting key customer objectives and success measurements, while taking into consideration the overall operating model
  3. Identifying testing plan related to the roll-out of the new enhancement of HR functionality that is already in place including test scripts and test plans to ensure configuration and data flow are in line with functional specifications
  4. Working with CRS’ external implementation partners to perform specific configuration- and testing-related tasks within the project plan, and to ensure quality, timely delivery against project plan milestones
  5. Ensuring relevant configurations of Oracle “fast formulas” (which automate calculations of leave, benefits, etc. based on a fixed set of variables), system reports, and HR security permissions
  6. Developing and documenting appropriate work-arounds or non-system related functions not covered by the system
  7. Preparing and collecting data conversion collection templates required for populating the assigned HR module(s) required for go-live
  8. Participating in four testing cycles by performing configurations, executing conversions, conducting and leading testers through the testing plan and conducting break/fix
  9. Supporting and guiding users of the application and the testing of new functionality


Ensure a successful “go-live” process, including:

  1. Troubleshooting and resolving systems and/or configuration issues


  1. Ensure successful operations and continual evolution of functionality, as needed, including:
    1. Assisting with Fit/Gap analysis and identifying required RICEF (Reports, Interfaces, Conversions, Enhancements and Forms)
    2. Writing functional specifications for technical documentation and build of RICEF objects
    3. Providing timely and quality support to end users related to configuration
    4. Managing configuration and testing associated with new modules and functionality
    5. Documenting a deep internal expertise in the software solution chosen by and configured for CRS
    6. Performing other duties and special projects as assigned

Basic Qualifications

Bachelor’s Degree or a combination of some college and addtional relevant work experience required.

5 years relevant work experience

Knowledge Skills and Abilities

  • Strong analytical, problem-solving and decision-making skills
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Highly organized with proven ability to prioritize
  • Ability to think of the “big picture”

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience in HR operations preferred
  • Handling confidential and sensitive information
  • Multi-tasking in a fast-paced environment

Agency-wide Competencies

These are rooted in the mission, values, and guiding principles of CRS and used by each staff member to fulfill his or her responsibilities and achieve the desired results.

  • Integrity
  • Continuous Improvement & Innovation
  • Builds Relationships
  • Develops Talent
  • Strategic Mindset
  • Accountability & Stewardship

Supervisory Responsibilities: None

What we offer

CRS offers a comprehensive benefits package including medical, dental, life insurance, vision, generous retirement savings plan and the opportunity to work in a collaborative, mission-driven culture that is committed to improving the lives of the poor throughout the world.

***Our Catholic identity is at the heart of our mission and operations. Catholic Relief Services carries out the commitment of the Bishops of the United States to assist the poor and vulnerable overseas. We welcome as a part of our staff people of all faiths and secular traditions who share our values and our commitment to serving those in need. CRS’ processes and policies reflect our commitment to protecting children and vulnerable adults from abuse and exploitation.

NOTE: All interested applicants must be authorized to work in the U.S. at the time of application.

Disclaimer: This job description is not an exhaustive list of the skill, effort, duties, and responsibilities associated with the position.

CRS’ talent acquisition procedures reflect our commitment to protecting children and vulnerable adults from abuse and exploitation.

EOE/M/F/D/V - CRS is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

About the Organization

CRS staff, alongside our partners and the people we serve, work daily to bring our mission and guiding principles to life. We share our stories of hope, compassion and solidarity to inspire others to join us in creating a more just and prosperous world for all.

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