Job Location:
Remote Home Office

With the release of Workday Student, Higher Education is quickly becoming the hottest market in the Workday ecosystem. Alchemy is the only Workday partner that is 100% focused on Higher Education projects and holds the largest number of successful Workday deployments in the space. We are highly regarded as Workday’s Premier Higher Education Partner, and we proudly celebrate this achievement.

At Alchemy, we believe that success begins with people, and we’ve made it our mission to hire individuals with great potential and to provide them with the tools and resources needed to build rewarding Workday consulting careers.

Read more about Alchemy’s values here: https://alchemy.us/about/.

Your Role

Alchemy's Senior Engagement Manager will provide project leadership, develop enduring partnerships with customers, and ensure the successful deployment of Workday. The Senior Engagement Manager will oversee and take full ownership of overall project deliverables and milestones to ensure the successful deployment of the Workday HCM, Financials, and/or Student product, ensuring projects are deployed on time, within budget, and according to our customers’ high-quality expectations.

Your Responsibilities

  • Ensure Workday deployments are properly planned, staffed, and delivered successfully
  • Communicate and work effectively with customer stakeholders/steering committees, customer project managers, and internal teams to ensure a positive, sustainable result
  • Ensure projects are delivered on time and within budget
  • Identify the risks associated with the project and appropriately escalate project issues to customer team and internal stakeholders
  • Develop risk mitigation solutions as needed with input from the internal project team and stakeholders
  • Solid understanding of Workday HCM, Financials, and/or Student product suites
  • Complete Workday project management certification and become an expert in the Workday implementation methodology
  • Support sales cycles by helping with scoping, project estimation, and Statement of Work review

About You (Required Skills)

  • Extensive large enterprise (LE) Workday project/engagement management experience and the desire to support Workday LE Platform or Student engagements as Alchemy seeks to move upmarket
  • Exceptional analytical and quantitative problem-solving skills
  • Demonstrated leadership ability in a team environment and ability to motivate project team members
  • Ability to logically and efficiently structure ambiguous problems, identify sources of data, and conduct complicated analysis with a solution-based approach
  • Strong communication and presentation skills, with the ability to effectively manage customer expectations
  • Proficient project financial acumen
  • Proficient in project management software and creating project plans, reports, and dashboards
  • Bachelor's Degree or commensurate work experience
  • Ability and willingness to travel up to 25%

Candidates/Applicants must be authorized to work in the U.S. We are unable to sponsor or take over sponsorship of an employment visa at this time.

About You (Bonus Skills)

  • Experience leading higher education projects
  • Project Management certification (PMP)
  • Experience with Smartsheet and Workday Projects

For You (What We Offer)

  • Market competitive compensation packages and annual merit program
  • A remote work environment
  • One-time home office reimbursement for new hires
  • Expense allowance per pay period (towards technology, office, and/or wellness)
  • Investment in your ongoing Workday training
  • Medical, dental, and vision benefits that begin on day one
  • HSA, FSA, STD, LTD, and life benefits
  • Unlimited paid time off. We want you to take care of yourself and those who matter most to you
  • Ten (10) paid holidays
  • One (1) paid flex day
  • 401(k) with employer annual contribution
  • Paid parental leave
  • DEIB council
  • Quarterly awards and recognition
  • Award-winning culture. Alchemy is a Great Place to Work-certified company!

Pay Transparency Statement

As a part of the total compensation package, this role may be eligible for the Alchemy variable bonus plan based on role-specific commission/bonus. Talent Acquisition can share more detail during the hiring process. The salary range for this role takes into account the wide range of factors that are considered in making compensation decisions including but not limited to skill sets; experience and training; licensure and certifications; and other business and organizational needs. At Alchemy, it is not typical for an individual to be hired at or near the top of the range for their role, and compensation decisions are dependent on the facts and circumstances of each case. A reasonable estimate of the current range is $125,000-$182,500 USD.