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IT Project Manager III
Ref No.: 18-14329
Location: Deerfield, Illinois
Position Type:Prof
Start Date / End Date: 10/15/2018 to 04/30/2019
Job Description:

Summary:

Client Healthcare is seeking a senior level professional who understands both Technical and Business to act as a Project Manager to Client's Workday Recruiting implementation project. This candidate must be familiar with implementing Workday cloud solutions in a highly matrixed environment. This position requires an individual who has significant experience in partnering with 3rd party System Implementers (SI's), IT teams and business functions to understand business requirements and deploying solutions that bring rapid value to the customer community.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

Client has implemented Workday Core, Payroll for US/PR, Advanced Compensation and Talent/Performance functionality globally across 60+ countries and 8 languages. The WD Recruiting project manager must be an experienced Workday project manager that has implemented Workday Recruiting as a phase 2 for a large global company.
This role will be responsible for the overall direction, coordination, implementation, execution, control and completion of Workday Recruiting by
  • Partnering with the selected system implementer project manager/team to plan the project
  • Ensure adherence of Client's Workday guided principles throughout the project
  • Creation of Scope, Key Deliverables, Key Milestones, Work Schedule, and Resource plan.
  • Facilitating cross-work stream collaboration to identify inter-dependencies, project requirements and risks, while maintaining open lines of communication throughout the project.
  • Providing direction and support to project team members across work streams.
  • Presenting project progress, issues, risks, mitigation strategies to project team and leadership
  • Management of project financials
  • Key Competencies for this position:
  • Project Management
  • Planning and organizing
  • Decision making
  • Communication
  • Influencing and leading
  • Conflict management
  • Teamwork
  • Adaptability
  • Ability to grasp new concepts quickly and ability to partner with business, supplier, and technical teams
  • Provides appropriate rationale and context to drive commitment
  • Conveys relevant information in a candid and timely manner
  • Interacts regularly with customers to understand their business objectives and to anticipate the necessary IT resources for the project
  • Effective meeting facilitation
  • Achieves high level of customer satisfaction
  • Establishes collaborative working relationships with the business, IT, and 3rd party SI and ensure alliance to project strategy
  • Ability to connect functional teams with technical teams to achieve goals.
  • Ability to work and succeed without geographical, functional, or team boundaries.

Qualifications: Candidate must possess the following knowledge:

Technical
  • Working knowledge of
  • Implementing Workday Recruiting as a phase 2
  • Workday tenant management
  • Workday conversion methodology
  • Workday Integrations/APIs
  • Workday testing
  • Workday deployment requirements
  • Workday translations
  • Understanding of Workday Business Processes and Business Applications for HCM Core and Recruiting

Business

• Working knowledge of Global Recruiting
• Working knowledge of Change Management
• Working with Workday's Delivery Assurance team

Education and/or Experience
  • Excellent verbal and written skills
  • 3+ years' experience project manager for Workday Recruiting implementations
  • 3+ years' experience in leading cross-functional, global teams.
  • 4+ years' experience in supporting Human Resources Recruiting or Recruiting projects/programs

Desirable:
  • PMP Certification
  • Knowledge of Taleo to Workday conversion projects
  • Past experience with global healthcare/manufactoring companies