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Workday Consultant


  • Dublin
  • Not disclosed
  • Permanent full-time
  • Updated 03/01/2018
  • Sabrina Connor
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Workday SME role within a busy HR team supporting security, business processes and organisation maintenance of the Workday solution utilised by 2,500 people in Deloitte Ireland.


What impact will you make? 

We’re extremely proud of the talented professionals that work at Deloitte Ireland and we’re always open to connecting with people interested in joining the team on our growth journey. 

At Deloitte we have a clear purpose, to make an impact that matters to our clients, our colleagues and our communities. From professional development to leadership opportunities and career advancement, we empower our people to be their very best – because that’s how you make an impact.


About the Team

Our team are focused on working collaboratively with one another to deliver the best results for our people and talent strategy.  Our aim as a team is to attract and develop leaders at all levels and achieve this through best in class HR.


About the Opportunity 

Deloitte are looking to hire an experienced Workday Consultant with strong organisational and interpersonal skills who enjoys supporting others in a busy office environment. You will be a subject matter expert and consultant for the security, business processes and organisation maintenance of the Workday solution utilised by 2,500 people in Deloitte Ireland.  Reporting to the HRIS manager and working with a dedicated HRIS team the scope of this role is extensive and offers great opportunities to excel in offering solutions on best practice usage of Workday.


Principal Duties and Responsibilities

  • Be a subject matter expert for Workday security, supervisory organization and processes ensuring system health and sustainability
  • Configure Workday according to business and technical requirements
  • Work closely with integration leads in IT to ensure accuracy of data connections with other in-house systems
  • Research and resolve unexpected results or process flaws ensuring any risks are identified and mitigated
  • Execute daily maintenance activities including but not limited to role assignments, security audits, organization set, etc. Identify and articulate process improvements, understand potential Workday constraints and offer practical solutions on how to best deliver the Workday solution
  • Participate fully in liaising with HR/business to define functional requirements including data and configuration needs and translate these into technical requirements
  • Responsible for quality assurance, creation of test scripts and testing execution for any new Workday features being adopted
  • Participate in Workday upgrade process including testing
  • Advocate Workday and inform on new trends and technologies
  • Support management on ad-hoc projects as required


About You

  • Bachelor’s degree
  • 2 – 3 years previous applicable experience with Workday
  • General understanding of Human Resources including data management, reward, performance and reporting
  • Ability to gather and translate business requirements into specifications
  • Proven ability to deliver quality results on projects and system enhancements
  • Demonstrated ability to analyze, design, configure and support data, processes and technology
  • Experience supporting ongoing production support of technical solutions
  • Proven ability to manage multiple tasks/activities and prioritize appropriately
  • Well-developed interpersonal and communication skills capable of conveying requirements to users with varying technical knowledge
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently as well as in a collaborative team environment
  • Excellent organisation skills and first rate attention to detail
  • Ability to maintain strict confidentiality with strong knowledge of data protection requirements
  • Good communicator who keeps managers informed of progress as well as timely escalation of any issues
  • Adaptability in approach to work and ability to work unsupervised and as part of a team

Ref: 143822
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