Workday Consultant (2984)
We are Cambridge University Press & Assessment, a world-leading academic publisher and assessment organisation, and a proud part of the University of Cambridge.
We are recruiting for an experienced Workday Consultant, to join our expanding Workday Technical Delivery Team. This role supports us in delivering an ambitious roadmap of Workday optimisation and enhancement.
Why should you join Cambridge?
Our mission is to contribute to society through the pursuit of education, learning, and research at the highest international levels of excellence. Which is why every year, we give vital support to millions of people in more than 170 countries around the world. From teachers and learners to researchers and academics, we help to build confidence, unlock potential, and enable success. We give people the opportunity to show what they've learnt, we spread knowledge, spark enquiry, and aid understanding.
We achieve this by embracing change, and continuously focusing on our customers' needs. And by collaborating, and carefully listening to our customers and to each other, we keep moving forward, keep innovating, and keep finding newer and better ways of doing things.
When you join Cambridge, you get the best possible combination of a supportive, caring environment, balanced with work that brings out the best in you. You will have access to learning and development opportunities, and business tools essential for your role so that you can perform at your peak.
What can we offer you?
In this role, you will collaborate with colleagues across different areas of the business and branches. It is an opportunity that will enable you to widen your horizon by learning from other cultures.
The role is pivotal to the success of our team in helping the organization implement appropriate tools and techniques to transform the impact on employee experience and operational effectiveness. Being recognized as a subject matter expert will be key to inform decisions and approaches taken by business stakeholders.
On top of these, working with Cambridge will also give you stability. We show our care for our people by allowing them to grow not just professionally but also personally. We promote work-life balance through flexible work schedules, hybrid work arrangements, and generous paid leaves. In addition, you will be entitled to our health care benefits with coverage for dependents, group life insurance, and robust wellbeing programs right on the first day of joining us.
What will you do in this role?
Working under the supervision of the Workday Delivery Manager in the UK, you will:
Leading and contributing to Workday projects, taking full responsibility for one or more functional areas, from design through to deployment, as part a project team.
Develop and maintain subject-matter expertise to inform decisions and approaches taken by business stakeholders as well as project and BAU-support teams.
Contribute to the HR Solutions delivery roadmap, and engaging in and facilitating a regular development and release cycle.
Use gap analysis to process and solution design to help advise and influence decisions of stakeholders.
Contribute to thought leadership within the workday practice.
Soliciting and challenging requirements, presenting and facilitating workshops, analysing data, and configuring solutions in Workday
Build and maintain constructive relationships with the other application teams, infrastructure and service management, and the broader IT department.
Work effectively with third-party suppliers to obtain additional resource and expertise as required for relevant projects, and manage these suppliers to ensure effective delivery.
Taking responsibility for development of more junior colleagues through career coaching and mentoring.
What makes you the ideal candidate for this position?
You will be ideal for this part if you have 3+ years of demonstrated experience in a related role.
Workday HCM certified
Either consulting experience or significant hands-on experience within an in-house Workday technical team
Experience in driving workday functional design
Strong analytical, problem-solving and conceptual skills.
Exceptional written and verbal communication skills, adaptable to both technical and non-technical audiences. The post-holder must be fluent in written and spoken English.
Experience with excel, Visio and Power point
The ability to work independently and drive teams to deliver
Experience of working with both Waterfall and Agile (Scrum) methodologies.
The ability to listen to requirements and provide imaginative solutions to challenges
About The Cambridge University Press & Assessment | Manila
We help millions of people worldwide to open opportunities and unlock their potential.
We are a world-leading academic publisher and assessment organisation, and a proud part of the University of Cambridge. We’re driven by a simple mission – to contribute to society through the pursuit of education, learning and research at the highest international levels of excellence. And that’s why every year we give millions of people the support they need to unlock their potential.
From teachers and learners to researchers and academics, we help to build confidence and enable success in more than 170 countries around the world. We give people the opportunity to show what they’ve learnt, we spread knowledge, spark enquiry, and aid understanding.
We can achieve this because we are a united, vibrant, and respectful global community of empowered people. A community that embraces change, and continuously focuses on meeting our customers’ needs. One that is flexible, by default. One that gives everyone the support they need to be bold and take ownership. And by collaborating, and carefully listening to our customers and to each other, we’ll keep moving forward, keep innovating, and keep finding better ways of doing things.
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