Engagement Manager (Workday)

Overview

As a Workday Engagement Manager, you’ll fully manage the successful implementation of enterprise scale Workday solutions for customers by working closely with customer business teams and internal delivery teams to drive the scope, definition and delivery management of solutions that are fit for purpose and commercially viable. You’ll take accountability for the complete delivery lifecycle alongside the leadership of internal capability both from functional (HR) and project delivery perspective. You’ll manage all aspects of your projects, which will typically be either one large, complex project or multiple smaller projects. This will include project planning, resourcing, milestone tracking, commercial management and customer satisfaction.

 

Everything we achieve is because of the quality, talent and determination of our people, and their ability to deliver amazing digital solutions which meet the needs of our customers. Our goal is to be the leading Workday partner globally, with our people seen as the leaders in Workday deployment solutions. We do this by investing heavily in our teams and our people, giving them the opportunity to grow their careers with us and to build their knowledge and skills. We’re passionate about the need to ensure they are presented with the best opportunities while ensuring our customers get the solutions they need.


As a Workday Engagement Manager, you’ll fully manage the successful implementation of enterprise scale Workday solutions for customers by working closely with customer business teams and internal delivery teams to drive the scope, definition and delivery management of solutions that are fit for purpose and commercially viable. You’ll take accountability for the complete delivery lifecycle alongside the leadership of internal capability both from functional (HR) and project delivery perspective. You’ll manage all aspects of your projects, which will typically be either one large, complex project or multiple smaller projects. This will include project planning, resourcing, milestone tracking, commercial management and customer satisfaction.

 

Minimum (essential) requirements:

  • Experience in managing IT project delivery with direct experience in the successful delivery of solutions within a consulting environment/ IT services environment
  • Full lifecycle project management experience, from initial opportunity through to requirement development / definition, functional solution design, implementation, data-migration, system testing, user acceptance testing, go-live and service management
  • Experience of managing distributed team
  • Experience in managing and supporting blended teams of colleagues, client and partner resources to share knowledge and develop an integrated delivery ethic
  • Excellent commercial management and negotiation skills
  • Strong business writing skills with experience in the production of business cases, requirement documentation, tender documents, contracts, statements of work and change requests
  • Success in identifying and taking appropriate action on opportunities for additional business.
  • Ability to provide effective pre-sales support, including devising and costing viable, winning solutions working closely with a sales team
  • Sound commercial judgement, with a proven track record in the execution of contract and commercial terms applying to the project
  • Commercial experience of running a team

 

Desirable:

  • Working in an Agile project environment
  • PRINCE 2 (or similar) certification
  • Strong functional HR domain expertise including areas such as core HR, recruitment, talent management, absence management and learning and development.

Who you are:

Our vision is to enable outstanding people to create digital solutions that have a positive impact on people’s lives. Our values aren't abstract; they are the behaviours we expect from each other every day, and underpin everything that we do. We expect everyone to display our values by being determined in how obstacles are overcome; honest when dealing with others; respectful of how you treat others; creative to find solutions to complex problems and cooperative by sharing information, knowledge and experience.

These values, applied collectively, help to produce an outstanding Kainos person, team and culture.

 

Thomas Kavanagh, Account Manager New York - Your e-Frontiers consultant for this job

Currently working as a Recruiter & Account Manager for e-Frontiers Inc in New York. On a daily basis, I connect with, assess, and present talent to our clients in line with their requirements. Tommy manages the relationships between e-Frontiers and our USA clients across IT, Business and Construction ensuring we deliver quality resources and assistance to clients. Tommy has a degree in Software Engineering (WIT) and has experience of working in IT Support roles.

Specialises in: Business Analysts, Project Managers, Technical Resources