• Location: England, London, City of London
  • Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
  • Technology: Workday Jobs
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Date Posted: 13th Feb, 2019
  • Reference: WDLD13
Workday & Corporate Systems Lead- London

Workday/Workday Financials/HR ERP/Human Resources ERP



The company

A dynamic worldwide mobile operator uniting more than 750 operators with over 350 companies in the broader mobile ecosystem. They are at the forefront of strategically advancing telecommunications technology in the developing world and as part of this mission produce industry leading events around the globe.

The team

You will be joining at an exciting time as the implementation of Workday Financials across the organisation is within its infancy. Your immediate role will see you provide expert support and development of the Workday platform plus get the opportunity to work on associated platforms and corporate applications.

The team is a new collaboration of experienced support and development professionals who were previously working on some of the companies other key applications coupled with an injection of new hires. This new structure will secure the future success of the portfolio and ensure both growth of the individuals on the team.

The Role

Reporting to the Head of IT Applications, this role will support the maintenance, development, and future roadmap of our Workday Financials modules, other corporate services related applications, and future Workday HCM module.

You will have one direct report, and be responsible for the day-to-day running of the Corporate systems portfolio, providing L1 support and working with software vendors and internal teams to resolve issues as they arise.

You will develop the functional, business process workflow, integration and reporting capabilities of the systems, according to the priorities set by key stakeholders and working closely with them to understand requirements and define the systems roadmap. They will continuously monitor the systems landscape to ensure that the products meet the needs of the stakeholders and be proactive in planning for future solutions.

The ideal candidate will also be responsible for managing all software updates - including SaaS providers' regular mandatory releases to ensure adequately planned and regression tested within IT Application support team and by key stakeholders.

Training will be developed by you, to ensure new users are fully equipped and qualified to make use of the tools available to them will liaise with other IT team members to ensure consistency of delivery, support and operational processes, and work with the Head of IT Applications in running regular Change Board and Roadmap sessions with key stakeholders and other IT team members.



About You

You will be an experienced Workday professional, with experience of implementation, configuration and support of Workday Financials. You will be able to immediately assimilate into the role and the in-flight project, to help drive the project forward and prepare the team for post go-live support, enhancements, product road-mapping, and future implementation of Workday HCM.

In addition to Workday experience, you will be adaptable to be able to provide leadership on the support of other associated corporate and financial applications.

You will possess team management skills to provide guidance and support to your direct report, and be able to forge relationships and ensure collaboration with your peers in the team to support cross-team co-operation and the enterprise road-map.

Essential Experience

* Workday Financials & HCM

* implementation
* support and development
* configuration
* business process development and maintenance
* integrations
* Workday Expenses

* Systems support role in a medium-size enterprise
* Business Analysis skills

Desirable Experience

* Workday HCM
* Business Planning tools - esp. Adaptive Insights
* Systems Accountant / Financial and/or Corporate systems support
* Vendor management
* Project Management



What they Offer

* Fast-paced rapidly evolving environment
* Opportunity to work on global solutions
* Two days working from home
* Laptop and phone
* Free breakfast daily
* Learning & development opportunities
* Generous holiday allowances plus four additional days off for professional development and many others
* Actively inclusive environment

An amazing opportunity to join a fast paced and modern environment with excellent fringe benefits and flexibility whilst working on a high profile end to end implementation solution.

Please contact me on c.jeacock@washingtonfrank.com as soon as possible if you're interested in hearing more.

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