Eaton Corporation IT Project Manager (Payroll, Time & Labor) in Budapest, Hungary

Primary functions:

  • Plan, control and execute project requirements to ensure business objectives are met

  • Work with Resource Managers to staff projects

  • Establish project budget, track spend and communicate current and project burn rates

  • Manage customer and external supplier deliverables

  • Develop communication strategies and lead communications with key stakeholders

  • Perform vendor management and contract negotiations and reviews

  • Manage program at a regional level, in a given functional domain, in collaboration with regional BRM (program planning, budget, cadence, reporting, risks …)

Essential functions:

  • Providing project leadership by adhering to standard departmental policies, processes and documentation guidelines for project delivery

  • Defining and communicating roles and responsibilities for project team members – functional and technical

  • Developing project plans including detailing work breakdown structures and critical path

  • Working with customers and technical resources to develop project schedule and detailed cost breakdowns

  • Performing risk management planning, risk identification and mitigation planning

  • Developing communication strategies and leading communications senior executives and key stakeholders globally

  • Managing third party suppliers

  • Monitoring and reporting on schedule and budget variances

  • Ensuring quality delivery of team member tasks in accordance to the plan


  • Bachelor Degree

  • Minimum of 7 years’ Project Management experience

  • Program management experience

  • SME in one or more areas / in one or more technologies

  • Experience in working with major Vendors in the PTL domain, subject Matter Expertise in Payroll, Time & Labor (PTL) and with corporate functions, such as Finance, Tax, Legal, Treasury, HR….

  • Intermediate to Advanced understanding of integration and impact points of involved systems globally for a division or function

  • Technical knowledge and solid understanding of computer hardware and software, data management, application programming, data communications, operating systems, utilities and data security


  • Master’s Degree

  • PMP certificate

  • Knowledge of KRONOS and/or Northgate Arinso solutions

Eaton is a power management company with 2016 sales of $19.7 billion. We provide energy-efficient solutions that help our customers effectively manage electrical, hydraulic and mechanical power more efficiently, safely and sustainably. Eaton is dedicated to improving the quality of life and the environment through the use of power management technologies and services. Eaton has approximately 95,000 employees and sells products to customers in more than 175 countries. For more information, visit

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Job: Information Technology

Region: Europe, Middle East, Africa

Organization: Corporate Sector

Job Level: Individual Contributor

Schedule: Full-time

Is remote work (i.e. working from home or another Eaton facility) allowed for this position?: No

Does this position offer relocation?: No

Travel: Yes, 25 % of the Time

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