Randstad, as the EMEA Johnson & Johnson talent acquisition partner, is responsible for finding and contracting talent for the contingent roles at Johnson & Johnson. If you are selected for a role you will be engaged or employed by one of the Randstad recruitment companies in EMEA and will not be an employee of Johnson & Johnson.

Johnson & Johnson

Payroll Project Manager

Posted Apr 18, 2023
Job ID: JJJP00014995
Cork, County Cork, Remote
1 year
39 hrs/week
Payrate range

Payroll Project Manager

Location: Ireland

Working mode: Remote (occasional site visits to Ringaskiddy)

Duration: 12 months

Hours: 39 hours per week

Pay rate range: Competitive hourly rate

Imagine your next project as Payroll Project Manager. Johnson & Johnson Global Services, the global shared services organization supporting the businesses of Johnson & Johnson, performs select functional working a consistent manner across regions and sectors using simplified, standardized end-to-end processes and state-of-the-art technology. The vision of Johnson &Johnson Global Services is “to be trusted business partners who deliver increasing value by creating and sustaining globally standard world-class services that enable the power of Johnson & Johnson.”

There are more than 2,000 employees in Human Resources, Finance and Procurement who work for Johnson & Johnson Global Services in key service centres located in Manila, Suzhou, Prague, Bogota and Tampa, as well as in local country-based hubs.

roles and responsibilities

This position will support the Payroll Global Process Owner (GPO) Organization for Payroll managing the execution of projects across the EMEA Region. This will involve: 

  • Project Leadership – Manage Projects End to End.

  • Create detailed project plans, understand multiple project methodologies including waterfall and agile, manage project’s tasks and efforts including in all milestones, resources, finances, and status reporting.

  • Project Budget Management, tracking and reporting

  • Work with internal and external stakeholders to agree project deliverables and delivery dates and resources.

  • Create, schedule, assign and follow-up tasks

  • Manage scope changes/ change requests and risks

  • Ensure proper use of project management methodology, standards, tools, processes, and procedures

  • Metric Reporting –Create and present best in class dashboards depicting project status updates and KPIs

how to succeed

  • A minimum of a bachelor’s degree is required.

  • PMP, Agile Project Management Certified or similar qualification in project management

  • A minimum of 3-5 years of progressive project management related experience required. Should include Payroll, HR and/or Time & Attendance implementations.

  • Experience managing, planning, and implementing projects with strong problem- solving ability.

  • Proven experience with multiple project methodologies, management, and reporting tools is required.

  • Must speak fluent English

  • Must be independent, possess leadership experience, and can thrive in an indirect matrix-based virtual team environment.

  • Global experience and a strong Enterprise mindset preferred.

  • Strong communication and negotiation skills.

  • Good team player.

  • Excellent interpersonal and customer focus skills.

  • Ability to work independently.


This role offers a very competitive hourly rate. This contract will run for 12 months and has a strong chance of extension. 

you are welcome here

Johnson & Johnson is working to create an inclusive environment where diverse backgrounds, perspectives, and experiences are valued and each and every one of our people feels that they belong and can reach their potential. No matter who they are.

about Johnson & Johnson

Caring for the world, one person at a time has inspired and united the people of Johnson & Johnson for over 130 years. As a skilled contractor, you’ll play a key part in the thinking, strategy, dynamism - and impact - of this iconic global healthcare company as they touch the lives of nearly a billion people every day. Contribute to the next healthcare breakthrough with your next project at Johnson & Johnson.

application process

We are looking to process the first round of applications within the next 2 working days.

We do not accept applications via email. The pay rate for this role will depend on how you are paid. PAYE, LTD & Umbrella options are available. 


If you would like some additional information about the role please contact: sara.marsalo@randstadsourceright.co.uk

Diversity, Equity & Inclusion

For more than 130 years, diversity, equity & inclusion (DEI) have been part of our cultural fabric at Johnson & Johnson and woven into how we do business every day. Our commitment to respect the dignity and diversity of all is embedded in our Credo.

We know that the success of our business depends on having the best talent in a workforce that reflects the diverse markets we serve around the world and an inclusive culture that values different perspectives and life experiences. That is why we are working to create an inclusive environment where diverse backgrounds, perspectives and experiences are valued and each one of our people feels that they belong and can reach their potential. No matter who they are. Diversity, Equity & Inclusion at Johnson & Johnson means “You Belong”.

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