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Workday HCM, Payroll & Learning Configuration Analyst

Posted: 14 Jan 2022 Closes: 14 Feb 2022
London Competitive
Permanent & Full-time 2126417051


Our Operate business helps organisations transform and run complex operational processes that often create challenges and hinder their progress. Harnessing the power of tech and data to drive performance, Operate brings together innovative minds with a distinctive mix of subject matter knowledge and operational skills to deliver results that make the difference. We work with some of the most recognisable organisations worldwide in delivering large scale operational programmes and managed solutions. Underpinning all of this is our commitment to ensuring our people are equipped with tomorrow's skills to drive success for our clients today.

PwC are celebrating a decade of successful Workday project delivery with major UK and global clients.

To capitalise on this success, we are currently looking for Workday Human Resources, Workday Learning and Payroll configuration experts to join our established and growing Workday Team.

If you want to take your career to the next level, and apply your skills to challenging and business-focussed customer transformation programmes, then this could be for you.

PwC doesn't simply configure Workday, but treat Workday as a fundamental element of our business transformation services. Our team members create and apply Workday and broader solutions that re-imagine the possible, bringing business value and improved user and customer experience.

Successful applicants will enjoy working for prestigious multinational organisations offering exposure to the latest industry trends and fulfilling projects, as part of our collaborative and supportive team.

As a Configuration Analyst in our team, you'll be:
  • Working alongside our Workday Consultants, using your understanding and expertise in configuring Workday to provide a significant contribution to our client facing Workday projects, being actively involved in one or more functional areas activities, from design through to deployment, as part of the project team
  • Soliciting and challenging client requirements, presenting and facilitating workshops, analysing data, and configuring solutions in Workday
  • Collaborating with your colleagues across our HR and Financials transformation teams, and wider PwC network to identify and create solutions that bring value to our clients
  • Working at all levels within our clients' organisations from C-suite to the back office operations teams
  • Responsible for timely escalation to lead consultants of challenges, risks or alternative functional design solutions when necessary
  • Taking responsibility of your own development with more senior colleagues and the development of more junior colleagues through career coaching and mentoring
  • Playing your part in our proposition and business development activities

You'll have:
  • Current Workday Certification in HCM Core and/ or one of the following Workday Product areas: Recruitment, Benefits, Absence, Compensation, Talent, Time Tracking, Payroll and Learning with relevant client facing Workday experience.
  • Demonstrable experience of Workday Implementations or Phase X Initiatives
  • The ability to listen to requirements and provide imaginative solutions to challenge
  • Strong digital and data analysis skills with experience in problem solving and being able to implement and deliver solutions
  • The ability to quickly build relationships with our clients and across our networked organisation, being able to gain immediate credibility and adapting your style to suit your audience
  • A sense of pride in delivering high quality work as a trusted advisor to our clients
  • Experience as Functional or Technical Lead on Implementations
  • Experience in leading teams, being able to identify and resolve or escalate issues as required and a passion to invest in others, helping them develop in their careers as part of our team.

Not the role for you?
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We work in a changing world which offers great opportunities for people with diverse backgrounds and experiences. We seek to attract and employ the best people from the widest talent pool because creating value through diversity is what makes us strong as a business, enabling us to solve important problems and deliver value to our clients. We encourage an inclusive culture where people can be themselves, are valued for their strengths and are empowered to be the best they can be. As an organisation with an increasingly agile workforce, we also support different ways of working offering flexible working arrangements. Learn more here about our work to support an inclusive culture.
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