Performing in a project support or leadership role, HR Horizons advises and guides large and medium-sized organizations in the planning, evaluation, selection and deployment of HR, talent and payroll technologies tailored to your needs.

HR, Talent and Payroll Technology
  • HR and payroll technology strategy and planning
  • Business case development
  • Project cost evaluation (licensing and internal/external costs)
  • Roadmapping and go to market strategy
  • Consensus building among stakeholders
  • Liaising between HR, Finance and IT teams
  • Evaluation planning and governance setup
  • Requirements specification
  • RFI and RFP drafting and management
  • Demonstration scripting and evaluation
  • Procurement support
  • Detailed technical solution evaluation
  • Detailed functional evaluation
  • Detailed implementation partner evaluation
  • Final project costing, resourcing and planning
HR, Talent and Payroll Processes and Service Delivery
  • Benchmarking of HR and payroll processes and programs
  • Detailed diagnostic of current service delivery, capabilities and gaps
  • Optimal HR structure and service delivery design
  • Evaluation of technology and service enhancement enablers
  • Transition to the Business Partnership role
  • Design/selection of HR and payroll portal and self-service solutions
  • Design and setup of HR and payroll shared services
  • HR and payroll outsourcing scope of services definition
  • HR and payroll outsourcing partner selection
  • Local/global HR and payroll process review and design
  • Evaluation of HR and payroll costs and transactional volumes
  • Elaboration of Service Level Agreements
  • Elaboration of detailed work instructions
  • Elaboration of Standard Operating Procedures
  • Analysis, review and documentation of HR and payroll management controls
Project Management and HR, Talent and Payroll Functional Architecture
  • HR and payroll transformation project management
  • HR and payroll technology project management
  • Coordination of activities with the vendor and the client teams
  • Detailed planning
  • As-Is and To-Be process design
  • End-to-end HR and payroll functional architecture
  • Maximization of HR/payroll technology opportunities
  • Project status reporting
  • Risks and issues management
  • Resource planning
  • Budget planning and monitoring
  • Project governance setup and support
Payroll, Time and HR Operations Audit
  • Review of governance and management structures
  • Review of roles and shared responsibilities
  • Processes, procedures and work instructions assessment
  • Review of access and security measures and practices
  • Review of data processing and transfers
  • Review of technological and manual operations
  • Assessment of operational issues, risks of errors, fraud, access and security
  • Ranking of risk and improvement opportunities
  • Production of technical and functional audit reports
Industry Overview and Assessment Workshops

Conferences and on-demand training workshops for professionals in the HR, IT and Finance functions, on the following topics:

Industry Assessment

Technology and vendor reviews provided by our experts. 1.5 to 6 hours format depending on topic and specific requirements. Workshop topics:

  • HR, talent and payroll solutions landscape
  • Talent management solutions landscape
  • Talent Attraction and Acquisition: TRM (Talent Relationship Management) and ATS (Applicant Tracking System)
  • Learning and employee development technologies (LMS, LCMS, LXP)
  • Workforce management solutions (time, attendances, absences, projects and logistics)
  • Onboarding solutions
  • Employee engagement and continuous listening solutions
  • Performance management and continuous feedback solutions
  • Competency, career and succession management solutions
  • Analytics and HR data visualization

Digital HR Transformation Best Practices

Survey and study of new HR and payroll service delivery options and approaches, case studies, presentation of deployment methodologies and technological options. Format of 3 or 6 hours depending on the topic and the specific requirements. Workshop topics:

  • Transforming your HR/payroll service delivery model
  • Successful digital HR transformation best practices
  • Optimize transactional and administrative HR, talent and payroll operations
  • Enhancing the candidate experience: maximizing technologies and engagement
  • How to build a consistent and engaging employee experience
  • Repositioning the Talent acquisition function
  • Successful RFP and procurement strategies for your future HRIS
  • Identifying and selecting your future HRIS vendor/solution integration partner
  • HR, talent and payroll data governance
  • Successful HRIS deployment strategies
  • HRIS deployment project management
  • Should payroll report to Finance or HR?
  • Should we outsource Payroll?
  • Enhance time collection and payroll management efficiency