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Project Manager - Workday HCM Global Implementation
Ref No.: 18-06099
Location: Alpharetta, Georgia
Job Title: Project Manager – Workday HCM Global Implementation
Location: Alpharetta, GA
Contract Duration: 18 months

Our client is looking for a full-time Project Manager to play a key role in driving its infrastructure transformation. As the Workday Project Manager, you will lead our global HCM implementation. You will be a core leader for the end-to-end rollout of future-state HR solution, including design, build, implementation, change management, and training.

Key Responsibilities:
  • Serve as project lead for our global roll-out of Workday HCM, time reporting, recruiting and learning management.
  • Guides project team made up of diverse stakeholders, ensuring a high level of engagement and communication.
  • Supports the HR team and external vendor project manager through requirements, design, build, testing and implementation.
  • Builds relationships and influences individuals within and outside the HR and other functions.
  • Prepares and presents to all levels of leadership and staff, including executive leadership.
  • Develops and drives change management activities throughout the course of engagement.
  • Responsible for the development and maintenance of project management documentation (e.g. project charter, project schedule, project plan).
  • Communicates and partners with stakeholders across the organization to deliver project on-time and on-budget.
  • Identifies, assesses and manages key decisions and issues that may impact the project.

Minimum Qualifications:
  • Bachelor's degree in Business, Information Technology, Project Management, or related degree or equivalent.
  • 10+ years of project management experience, including initiating, planning, executing, monitoring and controlling, and closing out projects large global projects.
  • Key leadership positions on multiple successful Workday HCM implementations.
  • Strong influencing skills.
  • Excellent problem solving skills, including the ability to analyze situations, identify existing or potential problems, and recommend/implement response strategies.
  • Strong oral communication skills and ability to present to a variety of target audiences.
  • Ability to work well cross-functionally, rapidly gain an understanding of applications, manage multiple projects with changing priorities and initiate projects with minimal guidance.
  • Keen business sense, with the ability to find creative business-oriented solutions.
  • Proven success working in a fast-paced environment.
  • Cross-functional experience working across a variety of functions at a variety of levels.
  • Demonstrated ability to work efficiently, meet demanding deadlines, prioritize workflow and adjust to frequent workload fluctuations.