Job Locations:
AU-Sydney-388 George St-Future Knowledge Pty LTD

  • Opportunity to work on implementations across the Workday HCM suite specialising in Learning, Talent and Performance
  • Be a part of an international company, with a local feel
  • Sydney or Melbourne based; flexible work environment. We will also consider fully remote candidates from across Australia.
  • Opportunity for development and certification in leading technologies.

Our story

At Alight, we believe a company’s success starts with its people. At our core, we Champion People, help our colleagues Grow with Purpose and true to our name we encourage colleagues to “Be Alight.”

Our Values:

Champion People – be empathetic and help create a place where everyone belongs.

Grow with purpose – Be inspired by our higher calling of improving lives.

Be Alight – act with integrity, be real and empower others.

It’s why we’re so driven to connect passion with purpose. Our team’s expertise in human insights and cloud technology gives companies and employees around the world the ability to power confident decisions, for life.

With a comprehensive total rewards package, continuing education and training, and tremendous potential with a growing global organization, Alight is the perfect place to put your passion to work.

Join our team if you Champion People, want to Grow with Purpose through acting with integrity and if you embody the meaning of Be Alight.

Learn more at careers.alight.com

About the role

As a Senior Consultant, you will be responsible for a range of activities including:

  • Working closely with the client to understand business requirements and designing, building, configuring and testing the Workday solution to meet these requirements
  • Playing an active role in your area of expertise, a point of reference for sharing knowledge and information with colleagues, collaborating to improve internal capability, including training and mentoring of new team members
  • Establishing and maintaining strong and constructive client relationships
  • Understanding and applying Workday and Alight methodologies
  • Contributing to high client satisfaction through a high standard of client service
  • Working across multiple concurrent projects
  • Keeping up to date with latest HCM thinking, tools and techniques in your area of expertise and drawing upon this knowledge to ensure delivery of outstanding results.

About you

To be considered for this role you will have:

  • Experience of deploying Workday or other SaaS software solutions
  • Knowledge in Learning, Talent and Performance process design required
  • Knowledge and experience of translating business requirements into system requirements
  • Experience working in a functional HCM role
  • Consultancy experience will be highly regarded
  • Advanced analytical & technical skills evidenced by experience playing a role in projects or in a business as usual role
  • Excellent oral and written communications skills
  • Good presentation and facilitation skills
  • Experience of confidently managing stakeholders
  • A team-oriented approach, with a primary focus on "we", not "me"
  • Self-awareness, with the ability to recognize personal skills, abilities, limitations and strengths
  • A natural tendency towards personal accountability and acting with integrity
  • A demonstrated bias for action
  • Able to self-manage confidently, with good personal productivity and self-motivation
  • Relevant Workday certification, if not already held, must be attained and maintained to perform this role.

Flexible Working

So that you can be your best at work and home, we consider flexible working arrangements wherever possible.  Alight has been a leader in the flexible workspace and “Top 100 Company for Remote Jobs” 5 years in a row.


We offer programs and plans for a healthy mind, body, wallet and life because it’s important our benefits care for the whole person. Options include a variety of health coverage options, wellbeing and support programs, retirement, vacation and sick leave, maternity, paternity & adoption leave, continuing education and training as well as a number of voluntary benefit options. 

By applying for a position with Alight, you understand that, should you be made an offer, it will be contingent on your undergoing and successfully completing a background check consistent with Alight’s employment policies. Background checks may include some or all the following based on the nature of the position: SSN/SIN validation, education verification, employment verification, and criminal check, search against global sanctions and government watch lists, credit check, and/or drug test.  You will be notified during the hiring process which checks are required by the position.

Our commitment to Diversity and Inclusion

Alight is committed to diversity, equity, and inclusion. We celebrate differences and believe in fostering an environment where everyone feels valued, respected, and supported. We know that diverse teams are stronger, more innovative, and more successful.

At Alight, we welcome and embrace all individuals, regardless of their background, and are dedicated to creating a culture that enables every employee to thrive. Join us in building a brighter, more inclusive future.

Diversity Policy Statement

Alight is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer and does not discriminate against anyone based on sex, race, color, religion, creed, national origin, ancestry, age, physical or mental disability, medical condition, pregnancy, marital or domestic partner status, citizenship, military or veteran status, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity or expression, genetic information, or any other legally protected characteristics or conduct covered by federal, state or local law.   In addition, we take affirmative action to employ and advance in the employment of qualified minorities, women, disabled persons, disabled veterans and other covered veterans.

Alight provides reasonable accommodations to the known limitations of otherwise qualified employees and applicants for employment with disabilities and sincerely held religious beliefs, practices and observances, unless doing so would result in undue hardship. Applicants for employment may request a reasonable accommodation/modification by contacting his/her recruiter.

Authorization to work in the Employing Country

Applicants for employment in the country in which they are applying (Employing Country) must have work authorization that does not now or in the future require sponsorship of a visa for employment authorization in the Employing Country and with Alight.

Note, this job description does not restrict management's right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities of this job to other entities; including but not limited to subsidiaries, partners, or purchasers of Alight business units.


We offer you a competitive total rewards package, continuing education & training, and tremendous potential with a growing worldwide organization.


Nothing in this job description restricts management's right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities of this job to other entities; including but not limited to subsidiaries, partners, or purchasers of Alight business units.