HR Workday Deployment Lead

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10 days ago

Title: Deployment Lead

Location: Leeds

Duration: 6 months

Rate: Up to £900 per day (Inside IR35)

Roles and Responsibilities

  • Proven history working in Workday implementations from older legacy systems

  • Proven experience working in the FMCG industry including integration into E-ordering, warehouse systems and other interfaces in/out of Workday to external systems would be ideal.

  • Accountable for deploying releases of the Workday programme into various business units.

  • Taking ownership of the delivery of the project from build completion to go-live

  • Ensuring that each of the key activities, deliverables and milestones are completed to quality and to plan without incurring delays, and/or impacting the programme's key activities.

  • Ensure the streams of UAT, Training, Business Readiness, Cutover and Change Management work in an integrated fashion to ensure business benefits are realised with minimal impact on business operations.

  • Responsible for key activities in deployment from data load and SIT/UAT testing to business readiness and hypercare period.

  • Proven track record in leading teams to develop and implement business processes and system implementation.

  • Strong stakeholder management.

  • Good understanding of project management methodologies

  • Change Management experience and capabilities.

Desired skill and knowledge

  • 5+ years' experience in HR Project Management
  • In-depth Programme management experience; certified in Project Management is a plus
  • Experience in Workday deployment including testing, cutover, integrations, and data; any other HR tool is a minimal requirement
  • Functional Workday experience preferable or previous Workday project manager/implementation
  • Knowledge of enterprise IT
  • Able to clearly articulate technical work to non-technical business owners
  • Coordination skills
  • Drive decision taking

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