Workday Functional Lead Manager
Posted on Nov 5, 2020 by Accenture
As a member of one of the world's largest Workday-certified teams, you'll be part of a team of advisory professionals who deliver more than just technology. From rapid deployments to entire transformations, you'll deliver integrated, payroll, cloud-based HR and financial management solutions that put organizations on the fast track to a better way to work.
As a Workday Functional Manager your primary responsibilities may include:
Oversee multiple functional work streams/domains on a Workday implementation project (eg, function as the overall HCM Lead for the project) or function as the lead for the HCM work stream function as the expert in HCM
Manage on and off-shore functional teams
Lead the HCM work stream driving towards decisions and recommending best practices related to Workday functionality including, but not limited to: compensation grades, grade ranges, compensation steps, compensation plans, eligibility rules, advanced compensation configuration and processing
Identify strategies, risks, and options, recommend approaches and mitigations to meet client/functional requirements
Lead, mentor, counsel and manage performance of project staff
Architect Workday HCM solution to ensure that all work streams are cohesive and cross functional impacts are considered and mitigated
Advise clients on industry standards and leading practices.
Demonstrate design options using prototyping.
Understand and apply Workday and Accenture DayNine methodologies.
Provide the Project Manager with status updates and keep them apprised of overall project status.
Demonstrate strong client and stakeholder management to achieve project objectives
Ensure the client takes advantage of Workday best practices.
Support innovation through the creation of new industry leading methods and assets
Why should I join the Accenture Workday team?
Innovate every day. Be at the forefront of designing and delivering Workday solutions that push boundaries and create new opportunities for our clients.
Lead with the industry's best. Join an industry-recognized global cloud leader with more than 1,200 Workday certified professionals collaborating to drive enterprise-wide transformational projects on a global scale. Accenture has worked with more than 600 clients to deliver Workday deployments to unlock the potential of their organizations.
Learn and grow continuously. Harness unmatched training and professional development to help you build and advance your Workday, consultative and delivery skills. With learning resources, interactive classroom courses, real-life client simulations and ongoing mentoring available when you need it, you'll expand your thinking beyond the core Workday implementation.
Who will be successful at Accenture?
It's not just what you know or where you've been that propels success at Accenture: It's who you are, fundamentally, as a person. We prize diversity in backgrounds and perspectives. Whatever your unique qualities, a few key traits should apply: You're passionate about technology and motivated to apply the latest technology trends. You're proactive and collaborative; a leader with effective communication skills. You're driven by new challenges and are motivated to improve. You're a creative problem solver with the flexibility to navigate uncertainty. You're focused on the future with a desire to develop inclusive, responsible and sustainable solutions to complex challenges.
Here's what you need:
Existing and up to date Workday HCM Partner Certification
4+ years of consulting experience, most recently in a Lead role, or similar level role, preferably with a large consulting firm
2+ years of hands on experience delivering Advanced Compensation implementations in a leadership role
Experience managing cross functional teams
Bachelors degree or equivalent (minimum 12 years) work experience. (If Associate Degree, must have minimum 6 years of work experience) & ability to travel up to 80%
Bonus points if:
3+ years prior experience implementing Workday with a certified Workday implementer.
HR knowledge and HR Technology experience in Workday, SAP, Oracle or similar ERP technologies (preferably cloud based)
Demonstrated commitment and achievement to delivery excellence and client relationship management
Demonstrated understanding of the cross functional dependencies and impacts to conversions and integrations
Ability to handle multiple tasks concurrently and meet deadlines, despite conflicting demands.
Applicants for employment in the US must have work authorization that does not now or in the future require sponsorship of a visa for employment authorization in the United States and with Accenture (ie, H1-B visa, F-1 visa (OPT), TN visa or any other non-immigrant status).