Job Name:
Senior HR Business Analyst & Project Lead

General information

Location: Oak Park Heights, MN
Andersen Corporation
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Human Resources
Oak Park Heights

Description & Requirements



We’re focused on bringing more light into people’s lives by helping them create healthier, happier spaces to build memories and do what they love. This applies to our team, too. By celebrating our differences and embracing a positive work-life balance, we are recognized as a Yellow Ribbon company, one of Forbes Magazine’s 2021 "America’s Best Large Employers" and a "Best Employer for Diversity." As a 2021 Energy Star Partner of the Year, Andersen is also committed to environmental health and sustainability. No matter your role, you’ll have the opportunity to make a difference.

Andersen is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, pregnancy, age, disability, marital status, national origin, citizenship, genetic information, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.


The Senior HR Business Analyst enables change within the HRCS technology portfolio by defining needs and recommending solutions that deliver value to HRCS and with a goal of leveraging technology to enable business requirements.


  • This position is responsible for planning, leading, and directing projects and information flow processes within Enterprise TA.
  • Communicate with business partners to resolve issues and negotiate project priorities, resources and completion deadlines.
  • Participate in the planning of large scope complex projects at the enterprise level crossing multiple functions and business units
  • Participates in the development of the business case for Enterprise TA projects.
  • Conduct project planning meetings where input from stakeholders is solicited to identify tasks, milestones, activity durations, and resources.
  • Design and execute project management reports (basic or complex) to stakeholders, as requested.


  • Engage with internal customers to understand business strategies and objectives and forces that impact the business.
  • Understand and/or assess the capabilities of the system portfolio within assigned groups and provide guidance to optimize technology through process redesign, system configuration and enhancements. Research and recommend a range of options to meet business needs, facilitate decision-making, guide implementation, testing and go-live.
  • Educate business partners on HRCS technology governance process to support investments in the right efforts at the right time.
  • Act as liaison between internal customers and IT, including performing technology effort readiness assessments, requirements documentation and supporting the development of associated business cases. Maintain strong relationships with assigned groups through effective and proactive communication and reliable delivery.
  • Manage governance process for technology efforts, by capturing and/or reviewing readiness assessment information and recommending, revising, communicating and ensuring alignment on enhancement priority levels. Execute or delegate and guide enhancement initiatives.
  • Maintain the inventory of current and future HRCS technology initiatives and associated technology initiative dashboard and use them to lead the regular status review meetings with HRTS and IT.
  • Support the HRCS technology portfolio management activities, including the annual planning process and on-going leadership review and track the connections between the initiatives and the progression of HRCS capabilities.
  • Monitor and share external trends best practices in HR technology and service delivery.


Provides work direction and oversight for managed project team members and other HR Business Analysts with respect to delegated enhancement initiatives.


  • A Bachelor’s degree in a science or related field and 5 to 7 years’ experience in an HR business analysis role
  • Prior experience acting as the liaison between HR and IT
  • Working knowledge across a variety of HR systems, including PeopleSoft HRMS as well as other cloud-based applications, including system assessment, selection, implementation, upgrades, enhancements 
  • Demonstrated ability to gather and succinctly communicate business/technical info in simple terms, identify and persuasively propose a range of potential solutions and influence decision-making
  • Ability to identify and thoroughly analyze all inputs, outputs and implications of a proposed solution to discover risks and propose mitigation strategies or configuration and/or process solutions
  • Experience managing medium to large HCM technology projects and leading business process re-engineering efforts of light to medium complexity
  • Detail oriented and ability to look at the big picture in order to identify and prioritize critical elements of a problem and its solution. Exceptional communication and collaboration skills
  • Ability to solve complex problems using analytical frameworks and act as a change leader. Training in lean manufacturing or six sigma methodologies a plus


  • Experience with business unit projects of large scope and impact
  • Experience managing interdependencies with vendors desired
  • Ability to manage projects from beginning to implementation
  • Demonstrate high competency in executing multiple large scope projects


"Be Orange. Be You." is how we express our belief that by embracing our differences, and empowering you, we’ll be a stronger team able to accomplish what otherwise wouldn’t be possible. This Orange spirit has helped us become the #1 innovative window and door brand* and the one homeowners love the most.** It’s also why we’re committed to supporting you to approach each day with a bright outlook. 

 Benefits include, and are not limited to: 

 * Medical/Dental/Vision/Life Insurance 

 * Health Savings Account contributions 

 * Paid holidays plus PTO 

 * 401(k) plan & contributions 

 * Professional development and tuition reimbursement opportunities 

 * Charity contributions 

 * Nationwide career opportunities 

We look forward to seeing how your unique skills, background and experiences will inspire our team and help us continue to be the leader we are today. 

* 2020 Andersen brand surveys of U.S. contractors, builders & architects 

** 2020 Andersen Brand Survey of U.S. homeowners