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Workday Absence & Time Tracking Consultant

Location13520 McLearen Rd, Herndon, Virginia 20171
Employment TypeContractor
Date Posted2022-08-08
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Valid Through2023-05-25

Job Description:


As a Package Consultant at IBM, get ready to tackle numerous mission-critical company directives. Our team takes on the challenge of designing, developing and re-engineering highly complex application components and integrating software packages using various tools. You will use a mix of consultative skills, business knowledge, and technical expertise to effectively integrate packaged technology into our clients' business environment and achieve business results.

Your Role and Responsibilities

We are seeking experienced Workday functional consultants, to join our vibrant and growing Workday practice. Candidates for this role should have proven sales and delivery experience with Workday, including outstanding presentation, written and verbal communication skills.

Working with many of the largest organizations in the world our Workday consultants get involved in many of the most exciting projects, from bid and design right through to implementation and delivery. You'll work on our top tier client portfolio at the cutting edge of business and cognitive technology, working closely with a variety of stakeholders. At IBM, you'll get experience with projects that span the globe, and work with the world's largest experienced services skill pool, in more than 170 countries worldwide.

Your Role and Responsibilities:

As a Workday Time Tracking & Absence Lead Consultant, you will demonstrate experience in the following areas:

  1. Project Lead Duties
  • Lead in all stages of a workday project lifecycle, from presales, planning, design and testing through to deployment and support/enhancement.

  • Lead one more concurrent projects or assignments

  • Actively support the Project Manager to plan tasks and tenants across all project stages, in collaboration with other workstreams, to factor all dependencies.

  • Communicate, plan and solution effectively with other members of the team, management, and client.

  • Possess sound analytical and problem-solving skills.

  • Ability to clearly and articulately document workbooks, decision papers, risks, project status and other relevant project documentation

  • Lead workshops and design sessions, translating client requirements into deliverable functional solutions adhering to best practices Use your consultative experience to develop solutions to plug any functional gaps

  • Provide clear instructions & guidance to clients for populating workbooks

  • Plan and lead building of all prototype tenants and migration to Production including smoke testing activities

  • Deliver client confirmation sessions demonstrating configuration in the prototype tenant builds, and how the customer requirements are met. Ensure client team is prepared for testing

  • Lead testing support activities to ensure defects are resolved in satisfactory SLA's

  • Ensure all Delivery Assurance (DA) Checkpoints are compliant and completed on time

  • Assist with Data Conversion & Reporting activities as needed

  • Assist integrations teams with functional guidance

  • Provide regular project status & budget updates to the Project Manager, highlighting and mitigating Risks and Issues early

  • Provide clear guidance to the client team and your consulting colleagues throughout all project stages

  1. Time Tracking/ Absence Pillar/Domain Lead duties:
  • Lead the time workstreams through all project stages

  • Develop and maintain detailed methodology and best practices for this area, ensuring consistency across all Workday solution areas, as well as aligning with HCM / Finance / Global teams

  • Help build and manage a team of consultants. Guide and develop consultants new to Workday, both on projects and through internal training

  • Collaborate and share knowledge on product, methodology, UKI and other relevant legislative change & best practices with your team

  1. Pre-Sales / Solutioning Duties:
  • Ability to accurately estimate scope, effort and resources required to complete projects

  • Assist with pre-sales activities providing input into bids / proposals / SOW's as needed

  • Develop and maintain Discovery Questionnaires, Scoping Documents / SOW's etc templates

  • Possess excellent written and presentation skills.

Required Technical and Professional Expertise

  • Must have led 2 or more End to End Workday Time Tracking and Absence Implementations demonstrating hands-on design/solutioning, configuration and testing experience across all time and absence solution areas including integration to payroll.

  • Experience or knowledge of country process and legislation relating to time and absence

  • 1+ years experience building, managing, and mentoring a team of Workday Time and absence consultants

  • Be able to identify strategies, alternatives, approaches, risks, and mitigations to meet requirements, as well as assist in testing and resolving issues.

  • Experience of developing methodology and continuous improvements in delivery

Workday Certification Requirements:

  • Workday Time Tracking Certification

  • Workday Absence Certification

  • Workday HCM Certification

Preferred Technical and Professional Expertise

  • Business background or qualification in HCM, Payroll or finance in a corporate environment

  • Experience as a Workday functional consultant / solution architect

  • Experience selling and delivering HCM & Payroll technology programs (not just Workday)

  • A knowledge of cognitive technologies, and their integration with Workday

About Business UnitIBM Services is a team of business, strategy and technology consultants that design, build, and run foundational systems and services that is the backbone of the world's economy. IBM Services partners with the world's leading companies in over 170 countries to build smarter businesses by reimagining and reinventing through technology, with its outcome-focused methodologies, industry-leading portfolio and world class research and operations expertise leading to results-driven innovation and enduring excellence.

This job requires you to provide your COVID-19 vaccination status with supporting documentation, where legally permissible.

Your Life @ IBMAre you craving to learn more? Prepared to solve some of the world's most unique challenges? And ready to shape the future for millions of people? If so, then it's time to join us, express your individuality, unleash your curiosity and discover new possibilities.

Every IBMer, and potential ones like yourself, has a voice, carves their own path, and uses their expertise to help co-create and add to our story. Together, we have the power to make meaningful change - to alter the fabric of our clients, of society and IBM itself, to create a truly positive impact and make the world work better for everyone.

It's time to define your career.

About IBMIBM's greatest invention is the IBMer. We believe that through the application of intelligence, reason and science, we can improve business, society and the human condition, bringing the power of an open hybrid cloud and AI strategy to life for our clients and partners around the world.Restlessly reinventing since 1911, we are not only one of the largest corporate organizations in the world, we're also one of the biggest technology and consulting employers, with many of the Fortune 50 companies relying on the IBM Cloud to run their business. At IBM, we pride ourselves on being an early adopter of artificial intelligence, quantum computing and blockchain. Now it's time for you to join us on our journey to being a responsible technology innovator and a force for good in the world.

Location StatementIBM offers a wide range of resources for eligible IBMers to thrive both inside and outside of work. In addition to a competitive benefits program consisting of medical and life insurance, retirement plans, and time off, eligible employees may also have access to:

*12 weeks of paid parental bonding leave. Family care options are also available to support eligible employees during COVID-19.

*World-class training and educational resources on our personalized, AI-driven learning platform. IBM's learning culture supports your restless attitude to grow your skills and build the depth and scale of knowledge needed to achieve your career goals.

*Well-being programs to support mental and physical health.

*Financial programs that empower you to plan, save, and manage your money (including expert financial counseling, 401(k), IBM stock discount, etc.).

*Select educational reimbursement opportunities.

*Diverse and inclusive employee resource groups where you can network and connect with IBMers across the globe.

*Giving and volunteer programs to benefit charitable organizations and local communities.

*Discounts on retail products, services, and experiences.

We consider qualified applicants with criminal histories, consistent with applicable law.

Being You @ IBMIBM is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, pregnancy, disability, age, veteran status, or other characteristics. IBM is also committed to compliance with all fair employment practices regarding citizenship and immigration status.

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