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.

Alchemy was born when Workday alumni Mike Duffield and Bill Wilson merged their knowledge of the up-and-coming Higher Education market with their passion for people development and advancement. 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 Project Manager will provide project leadership, develop enduring partnerships with customers, and ensure the successful deployment of Workday. The Senior Project Manager will oversee and take full ownership of overall project deliverables and milestones to ensure the successful deployment of Workday HCM, Financials, and/or Student product; projects are deployed on time, within budget, and according to our customers’ high-quality expectations.

Your responsibilities

  • Ensure Workday Platform (HCM, Fins, Payroll) 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 project is 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 or Financials 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 management experience and the desire to support LE Workday Platform (HCM/Financials/Payroll) engagements as Alchemy seeks to move upmarket.
  • Willingness to straddle both Platform and Student projects depending on customer needs.
  • Exceptional analytical and quantitative problem-solving skills
  • Demonstrated leadership ability in a team environment and ability to motivate project team members.
  • Strong sales presentation skills.
  • Strong communication with the ability to effectively manage customer expectations.
  • Strong project financial acumen.
  • Proficient in project management software and creating project plans, reports, and dashboards.
  • Bachelor's Degree or commensurate work experience.
  • Ability to travel approximately 20% (While approximately 20% travel is a requirement of the role, due to COVID-19, non-essential travel has been suspended until further notice)

About you (Bonus skills)

  • Experience leading higher education projects.
  • Project Management certification (PMP).
  • Experience with Smartsheets 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 vacation and unlimited sick days. We want you to take care of yourself and those who matter most to you.
  • Ten (10) paid holidays.
  • 401(k) with employer annual contribution.
  • Paid parental leave.
  • Social Impact Committee.
  • Quarterly awards and recognition.
  • Award-winning culture – Alchemy is a Great Place to Work-certified company!