• Location: USA, California
  • Salary: Bonus
  • Technology: Workday Jobs
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Date Posted: 30th Jan, 2019
  • Reference: 507


The Engagement Manager will be responsible for ensuring the successful deliverables (e.g., charter, project/staffing plan, issue logs, etc.) and work with the Client project manager to resolve issues that stand in the way of project success. The Engagement Manager will also be responsible for managing to the agreed to budget and delivering the project profitably.

Responsibilities:
  • Become an expert in Workday's Implementation Methodology and leverage it on all engagements.
  • Manage the implementation of 1 - 2 simultaneous projects.
  • Demonstrate competency in - HCM, Payroll, and/or Financials.
  • Participate in the sales cycle when requested to gather requirements, formulate delivery approach and develop a proposal/SOW.
  • Provide guidance and mentoring to those Professional Service resources working on their implementations.
  • Ensure projects are properly planned and staffed.
  • Work with the client project manager to identify/resolve all issues that could impact project scope and/or timeframes.
  • Work with Delivery Assurance to ensure compliance with agreed to checkpoints.
  • Present at Executive Steering Committee meetings.
  • Ensure the client takes advantage of Workday best practices.
  • Be a liaison for professional services when interacting with sales and/or development.
  • Identify opportunities to position other service offerings.
  • Ensure the client can serve as a reference upon completing their implementation.
  • Assist in the transition of the customer from professional services to product support.
  • Ensure the project is delivered within the budget outlined in the SOW.
  • Present client with change orders in the event they're asking Workday to perform tasks that are outside the scope of the SOW.


Requirements:
  • 3 to 5+ years Project Management experience of HCM, payroll or financial implementations within large Enterprise or Fortune 500 Clients.
  • Experience implementing Workday is preferred but not required.
  • Consulting experience either as an internal consultant or with a consulting/software company.
  • Working knowledge with at least one of the following business areas: Human Resources, Benefits, Payroll, General Ledger, Accounts Payable/Receivable, Services procurement.
  • Excellent organization, time management, and communication skills.
  • Passion for customer service.
  • Business development skills.
  • Previous experience with a major systems integrator and/or an enterprise software company a plus.
  • Previous service sales experience a plus. Successful candidates have a balance of functional (business) and technical experience.
  • Ability to travel up to 50%

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