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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

Job Summary

The Workday Director collaborates across their aligned Workday domains with Resource Management, Human Resources, and Practice leadership to drive consistent delivery practices, maximize practice profitability, and drive innovation.

Additionally, the Workday directors will be responsible for managing and motivating their team members, supporting their career and professional development, and ensuring that they complete tasks in their functional areas that meet business needs.  Responsible for monitoring resource forecasting and utilization, team staffing assignments, and delivering against the business financial goals.

Continues to work in their area of focus on implementation projects as a Functional Lead, Architect, or other project leadership role.

Key Responsibilities

Delivery Responsibilities

  • Innovate within and cross practices to maximize delivery efficiencies, identify new delivery offerings, automation, deliver per methodology, adoption and advancement of tools
  • Assist with developing and maintaining practice methodology and provide input into overall Professional Services methodology across LE/ME/Launch
  • Educate on information relevant to all aspects of delivery and operations: WD knowledge, methodology, POV, best practices, tools/automation
  • Coordinate with Services counterparts to maintain and improve POV and Professional Services/Services delivery
  • Provide input into project staffing and resource skills classification
  • Manage job requisition, facilitate interview and selection process

Profitability Responsibilities

  • Support global delivery model: DCA development; ways of working offshore; global standardization and best practices; global methodology
  • Provide sales support: Support sales meetings; provide input to sale materials; develop sales support resources
  • Maximize practice profitability: Maximize and balance team and delivery center utilization; identify cross-domain training opportunities to improve staffing efficiency

People Management Responsibilities

  • Motivate and inspire the team to do their best work
  • Support new initiates; build foundation of continuous improvement; focus on colleague empowerment; colleague retention
  • Support Colleague training and professional development
  • Lead support and development
  • Consultant support and development
  • People Manager support and development
  • New hire onboarding/training
  • Support Practice escalations—People Manager, technology, office, delivery
  • 1:1 with direct reports and skip level (as needed)
  • Identify high performers and support career progression
  • Participate in succession planning for practice leadership, line level managers and leads
  • Facilitate team meetings and cross-functional knowledge sharing

Project Delivery-Based Responsibilities

  • Responsible for leading one or more areas of the largest and most complex projects and/or multiple concurrent projects potentially over longer periods of duration.
  • Leads portions of client sales meetings. Participates in client proposal development across multiple proposals. 
  • Utilization requirements of up to 50%

Work Experience

  • 10 years relevant work experience required
  • Workday Financials experience required
  • Previous client and/or people leadership experience required
  • Previous consulting experience required either as an internal consultant or with a consulting / software organization 

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.

Salary Pay Range

Minimum :

128,100 USD

Maximum :

203,300 USD

Pay Transparency Statement: Alight considers a variety of factors in determining whether to extend an offer of employment and in setting the appropriate compensation level, including, but not limited to, a candidate’s experience, education, certification/credentials, market data, internal equity, and geography. Alight makes these decisions on an individualized, non-discriminatory basis. Bonus and/or incentive eligibility are determined by role and level. Alight also offers a comprehensive benefits package; for specific details on our benefits package, please visit: https://bit.ly/Alight_Benefits


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.

Alight Solutions provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, pregnancy, childbirth or related medical condition, veteran, marital, parental, citizenship, or domestic partner status, or any other status protected by applicable national, federal, state or local law. Alight Solutions is committed to a diverse workforce and is an affirmative action employer.