Workday Functional Manager

Posted 17 January 2023
Salary Negotiable
Job type Contract
Contact NameAlfie Duke

Job description

Workday Functional Manager

Start: ASAP
Length of Contract: 6 Months
Location: Fully Remote Working Model
Rate: £600PD
IR35: Inside

Trust In SODA have partnered up with a world renowned, digital, creative, manufacturing client in their search for a experienced Workday Functional Manager to join on a 6 Month Contract. The role is fundamental to supporting and advancing my clients usage of core People Systems. The Workday Functional Manager for Recruitment, Talent and Absence, serves as an HR Technology point of contact for HR functional areas and assists HR subject matter experts and specialists to identify, plan and implement systems and process improvements.

About the Role

As the Workday Functional Manager, you will be responsible for delivering consultation, leadership and advice for Recruitment, Talent and Absence. Hands on implementation of configuration changes, identifying and solving issues within Workday. Assist and support the Employee Systems Team with BAU Tier 3 issues and providing guidance as needed.

Key responsibilities:

*Act as Tier 4 support to global business users and HR to include: troubleshooting system issues, defect resolution, maintaining system structure data, assisting with ad-hoc reporting requests, and administering annual HR core Workday related processes.

*Take ownership of queries and actively manage these, providing best in class service and customer experience, whilst ensuring that advice adheres to policies and procedures.

*Conduct working sessions with users to gather, understand, and analyse business requirements. Recommend solution(s) based on evaluation of best courses of action.

*Work with developers, project managers, business analysts, HR business partners and quality assurance staff to ensure that they fully understand the requirements, which includes reviewing high-level technical designs and detailed testing documentation.

*Configure changes and updates to existing Workday modules, managing and promoting the changes through the appropriate software development cycle and change processes.

*Support the delivery of key projects, including Workday module enhancements, other HR system implementations/changes and customer service delivery improvements.

*Prepare and run data uploads into Workday using appropriate EIB templates.

*Carry out data audits and reporting to support regular or adhoc business requirements.

*Advise on and implement business reorganisations and hierarchy restructures.

*Provide subject matter expertise on key business process decisions.

*Develop and implement scalable, flexible solutions and requirements that are extensible to future business needs.
*Advise stakeholders on industry standards/best practices and provide suggestions to achieve clean configuration and streamlined processes.

*Look to ensure the users takes advantage of Workday best practices.

*Partner with IT resources to test, document, maintain, and support Workday interface solutions to share data with other applications.

*Ensure all processes documentation and learning materials, including GWIs, Learning Materials, and FAQs are kept up to date.

*Conduct regular self-learning using existing materials available via Workday Community and other available channels.

*Actively take part and demonstrate ownership in other HR-wide team initiatives as they arise.

Skills Desired:

*Involvement in at least one full lifecycle Workday implementation project

*Experience working in a multi-national technology organisation

*Demonstrated experience/maturity to handle confidential and sensitive information

*Knowledge and experience across a range of SaaS HRIS and web-based talent management or HR service delivery tools, including Cornerstone, ServiceNow or Avature.

*Advanced proficiency in Microsoft Excel, including the ability to develop complex reports using functions, formulas, and/or macros.

*Extensive HR systems reporting, HR process, and project management experience.

*HR experience, and a basic understanding of HR policy and procedures

*Demonstrable skills and experience gathering requirements, designing, delivering, and supporting business transformation using Workday in Talent and Performance, Absence Management and Time Tracking.