Workday Functional Project Manager

Job Title: Workday Functional Project Manager
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: London, England
Salary: bonus & benefits
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: JN -102018-175554
Contact Name: Rasul Mustofa
Contact Email:
Job Published: October 15, 2018 19:48

Job Description

Workday Functional Project Manager required for a Global End Customer based in the heart of London

Main Job Responsibilities

  • Collaborate with users and stakeholders to develop requirements for requested Workday enhancements
  • Recommend Workday technical solution taking into account priorities and tradeoffs, and drive alignment among stakeholders
  • Manage implementation/enhancement projects, build and execute detailed implementation plans, including design, build QA/ test, deploy and support components
  • Lead functional analysts to troubleshoot and resolve Workday issues; escalate issues with application management support (AMS) partners
  • Provide support to News Corp and Dow Jones, Storyful, News Corp Technology and News Technology Service by analyzing user issues and resolving them via technical solution and/or process re-engineering
  • Enforce the system migration procedures in comply with existing SOX change control policies
  • Assist the department to maintain proper internal control for SOX Compliance
  • Identify opportunities to enhance Workday via the semi-annual release
  • Lead the change management efforts on new implementations
  • Consult with business and process owners to understand the business case for development requests, process improvements, new interfaces, and enhancements
  • Collaborate with other People Ops team members to create and maintain requirement documents and test plans for the various People Operations enhancements
  • Build relationships with People team stakeholders to understand business needs and translate needs into system and reporting requirements
  • Provide support to EMEA & APAC People team and Payroll team by analyzing user issues and resolving them by directing users with proper trainings.
  • Responsible to ensure payroll issues related to Workday to Payroll integrations are resolved in a timely manner.
  • Analyze and review the monthly payroll reconciliation performed by EMEA & APAC Payroll Team
  • Collaborate with other News Corp companies' Compensation Teams to execute the annual Compensation Planning process and Performance Management process

Skills Requirement

  • 5+ years of Workday configuration experience in at least 3 of the modules:
  • Recruiting, Onboarding, Benefits, Payroll, Absence Management, Performance Management, Dashboards, Mobile and/or Advanced Compensation
  • Expert knowledge in some of the following modules in Workday
  • HCM
  • Absence Management
  • Time Tracking
  • Performance Management