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Date: May 18, 2021

Location: Marlborough, MA, US, 01752

Company: Boston Scientific

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Diversity - Innovation - Caring - Global Collaboration - Winning Spirit - Caring - High Performance

At Boston Scientific, we’ll give you the opportunity to harness all that’s within you by working in teams of diverse and high-performing employees, tackling some of the most important health industry challenges. With access to the latest tools, information and training, we’ll help you in advancing your skills and career. Here, you’ll be supported in progressing – whatever your ambitions.

About the Role

The Payroll Project Manager will be responsible for leading the global payroll projects including RFP, technology enhancements and change management.  This role works very closely with the different varying stakeholders including HR Operations, HR Technology, Finance/Accounting Payroll Vendors and Global Business Services leadership team to successfully drive payroll initiatives to help drive global payroll strategy.  Project manager will be asked to support other GBS projects outside of payroll as needed.


Responsibilities & Key Competencies include:



  • Provide thought leadership to deliver a world-class payroll services
  • Capable of acting as a change manager to create new relationship opportunities with payroll teams around the globe
  • Ability to manage and inspire cross-functional global teams
  • Ability to formulate and articulate a perspective and present it in a way to create understanding and alignment 
  • Strong financial acumen to develop business cases and to ensure successful implementation of the solutions      
  • Support delivery of policy change

Project Management:

  • Create, manage, and track progress against the project plan consisting of multiple service lines and tracks of work
  • Manage cross-division and cross-function initiative interdependencies and securing required resources and funding.  Where necessary, facilitate prioritization regarding shared resources across workstreams
  • Track and manage risks, actions, issues, decisions, and metrics for the overall project
  • Escalate and drive risks and issues to resolution
  • Manage project business case realization
  • Manage and report on project financial spend to budget


  • Deliver to project objectives, deliverables, workplan, and charters
  • Ensure delivery of new business processes, capabilities and new tools
  • Ensure the GBS project team members are completing deliverables in alignment with the timelines 
  • Directs project execution by assigning tasks, managing project resources, working with subject matter resources, tracking project schedules, mitigating risks/issues, and developing and executing contingency plans

Change Management:

  • Ensure project has a robust strategy and plan for change management.  Ensure delivery of the strategy and plan
  • Ensure execution of the project communication and training plan
  • Influence and collaborate with key stakeholders, including; Divisional Leadership, GBS and GBS stakeholders, Global Finance, Information Systems, and functional leads


  • Set and manage the project governance
  • Establish reporting priorities and report implementation progress to the various leadership teams and steering committees

What we’re looking for:

  • Bachelor’s degree required
  • 7+ years business experience working and leading payroll related projects including system implementations and acquisitions
  • The position requires strong leadership, collaboration, project management, communication, and change management skills
  • Experience leading global and transformational cross-functional projects 
  • Organizational skills and clear and concise communications are a MUST
  • Business acumen and critical thinking that can lead teams to solutions
  • Demonstrated proficiency to effectively present complex topics in an easy-to-understand manner and facilitating meetings with directors, vice presidents, and business owners
  • Ability to diagnose problems which could be related to strategy, process, technology, or people and put in place appropriate actions/measures
  • Functional knowledge of payroll and other financial through the full life-cycle
  • Must be a self-starter and quick learner with ability to assertively engage with resources at all levels within the organization
  • Proven capacity to manage simultaneous processes from start to finish
  • Excellent knowledge of Microsoft suites (O365, Teams, Excel, PowerPoint, Word, etc.)
  • Experience partnering with the Information Systems department and leading system implementation projects
  • Global awareness and sensitive to multiple cultures
  • Shared Services Experience is a plus
  • Travel: Occasional, limited travel, occasionally international, to other BSC sites may be required

Requisition ID: 479429


As a leader in medical science for more than 40 years, we are committed to solving the challenges that matter most – united by a deep caring for human life. Our mission to advance science for life is about transforming lives through innovative medical solutions that improve patient lives, create value for our customers, and support our employees and the communities in which we operate. Now more than ever, we have a responsibility to apply those values to everything we do – as a global business and as a global corporate citizen.

So, choosing a career with Boston Scientific (NYSE: BSX) isn’t just business, it’s personal. And if you’re a natural problem-solver with the imagination, determination, and spirit to make a meaningful difference to people worldwide, we encourage you to apply and look forward to connecting with you!


At Boston Scientific, we recognize that nurturing a diverse and inclusive workplace helps us be more innovative and it is important in our work of advancing science for life and improving patient health. That is why we stand for inclusion, equality, and opportunity for all. By embracing the richness of our unique backgrounds and perspectives, we create a better, more rewarding place for our employees to work and reflect the patients, customers, and communities we serve. Boston Scientific is proud to be an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer.


Boston Scientific maintains a drug-free workplace. Pursuant to Va. Code § 2.2-4312 (2000), Boston Scientific is providing notification that the unlawful manufacture, sale, distribution, dispensation, possession, or use of a controlled substance or marijuana is prohibited in the workplace and that violations will result in disciplinary action up to and including termination.

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