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Workday HRIS Technical Specialist

Workday HRIS Technical Specialist
IL, Chicago

Job Description

Workday HRIS Specialist

Direct-hire/Full-Time

Downtown Chicago, IL

 

Looking for a talented and experienced HRIS Workday Specialist to work at our Chicago, IL office. The HRIS Workday specialist is a project lead overseeing our HRIS system Workday and any HR implementation(s) and projects, this would include technology, operations, accounting, and overall welfare of the project while working closely with all HR COEs – including Total Rewards, HRBPs, ER, Talent Management, and HR Operations to initiate, execute, and finalize projects according to strict deadlines. Includes coordinating the efforts of team members and SMEs in order to deliver projects according to plan.

 

POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES:

Overall project with status reporting, timely escalations, and management of cross functional project team members

Interact and partner with all HR COEs and Support Functions to provide information and support pertaining to Workday

Conducts regular project and stakeholder meetings including creating meeting agendas and gathering inputs from project team members

Coordinate and schedule implementation dates (installation, change management, training, go live)

Partner with HR client, IT and/or HRIS to ensure all "go live" issues have been resolved

Managing any operational or technical issue(s) through to resolution – escalate project risks as necessary

Ensuring regular summaries of progress are provided to all key stakeholders

Must possess excellent judgement to prioritize work, handle multiple projects at once, and meet objectives

Measure project performance using appropriate tools and identifying potential areas of improvement

HR Vendor Management

HRIS Responsibilities – i.e. running and creating reports (Tableau or PowerBI), dashboards, security, tech innovation, etc.

 

POSITION QUALIFICATIONS:

4+ years’ experience providing Workday Operations or Consultative services

Six Sigma/Lean Certification and/or Project Management Professional Certification (PMP) or Masters Certificate in PM is a plus

Corporate HR Operations experience is a plus

Ability to handle complex communications fluently while maintaining high levels of client satisfaction – excellent communications and customer service skills

Project management and/or Workday specialist experience with refined project management and execution skills.

Ability to manage multiple implementations/deployments simultaneously while working in a fast-paced environment

 

MUST-HAVES

2+ years’ experience providing Workday Operations or Consultative services

Bachelor's degree in Business Management, Engineering, or equivalent experience

Ability to handle complex communications fluently while maintaining high levels of client satisfaction – excellent communications and customer service skills

Project management and/or Workday specialist experience with refined project management and execution skills

Ability to manage multiple implementations/deployments simultaneously while working in a fast-paced environment

 

NICE-TO-HAVES

Six Sigma/Lean Certification and/or Project Management Professional Certification (PMP) or Masters Certificate in PM is a plus

Corporate HR Operations experience is a plus

 

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