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HR Program Manager

Boston, Massachusetts, 02127, United States
October 05, 2016

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Erin Ridgeway


MBA, Suffolk University, Boston, MA 2016

Concentration: Organizational Behavior - GPA 3.8

BSBA, Bryant University, Smithfield, RI 2009

Concentrations: Marketing & Sociology

Professional Experience

EMC2 Corporation, Franklin, MA

HR Program / Project Manager - Global Product Operations (GPO) Mar 2012 - Present

Partner with the business and HR professionals to drive strategic business priorities across a global organization of 3200 employees.

Guide global HR team through Dell Technologies acquisition by effective coordination of succession planning, retention strategies, voluntary and involuntary restructure, and organizational design.

Direct annual compensation program though careful analysis of employee performance and pay increase history while maintaining compliance with corporate requirements.

Manage EMC2’s partnership with Dean College to provide a positive learning experience for employees involved in the on-site program.

Coordinate req and offer approval process among a global team.

Participate in Electronic Industry Citizenship Coalition (EICC) Audit team to promote EMC’s compliance.

Analyze workforce metrics and identify opportunities for improvement.

Counseled employees regarding eligibility, coverage, and other benefits matters relating to disability, leaves of absence, and worker’s compensation.

Served as liaison between disability insurance vendors and employees.

Collected and monitored injury reports and pursued further action as necessary to maintain compliance with OSHA regulations.

Served as facilitator on project team enabling the transition from PeopleSoft to SuccessFactors.

HR Business Analyst - Office of Global Workforce Inclusion Aug 2008 - Mar 2012

Developed, executed & communicated EMC’s global diversity strategy through collaboration with EMC’s internal leaders which integrated customers, partners, shareholders, employees & communities.

Promoted diversity initiatives & accomplishments via social media platforms.

Identified, negotiated & executed strategic partnerships with various minority focused organizations to attract & retain diverse talent, enhance supplier diversity, & increase marketplace presence.

Maximized branding potential within partnership agreements through careful planning, coordination, & completion of deadlines & deliverables.

Collected, analyzed & circulated institutional data that measured progress of diversity initiatives.

Processed invoice payments, monitored cash flow & forecasted multi-million dollar budget to maximize ROI given constraints & adjustments while maintaining budget compliance & corporate strategy alignment.

Served as Assistant to the Chief Diversity Officer with responsibilities including executive e-mail & phone correspondence, overall program management support, domestic & international travel reservations, office administration, calendar management & other administrative duties.

Intern - Accounts Payable May 2006 - Aug 2008

Processed data-entry & managed multiple accounts of standard & time-sensitive invoices.

Effectively communicated with internal & external partners regarding problem resolution.

Provided system training and follow-up support to new hires.

Project Leadership Experience

HR Next (HR Shared Services Transition) 2015-2016

Project Avanti (SuccessFactors Transition) 2014-2015

HR Solutions: Communication Work stream 2014-2015

Simmons Women’s Leadership Conference 2009 through 2012

Massachusetts Conference for Women 2008 through 2011

National Urban League Conference 2011

Working Mother Work-Life Congress 2010

World Diversity Leadership Summit 2010

Training and Community Experience

EMC University: Leading and Communicating through Times of Change 2016

EMC University: The Power of Awareness and Self-Assurance 2015

EMC’s Annual Program: Platforms for Growth MOOC 2014

EMC University: Managing and Leading Change 2014

Girl Scouts Leading Women Committee 2010 & 2011

EMC University: Writing with Intention 2011

EMC University: Powerful Communication 2010

EMC University: Impact through Influence 2010

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