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Senior HRIS Analyst – Workday Payroll and Benefits

Position Summary:

Catalent is a global, high-growth, public company, and a leading partner for the pharmaceutical industry in the development and manufacturing of new treatments for patients worldwide. Your talents, ideas, and passion are essential to our mission: to help people live better, healthier lives. Catalent is committed to a Patient First culture through excellence in quality and compliance, and to the safety of every patient, consumer and Catalent employee.

The Senior HRIS Analyst – Workday Payroll and Benefits is a hands-on-role that will triage and address incoming requests, perform analysis/testing/support, and develop new features in Workday modules with a focus on Payroll and Benefits. The Senior HRIS Analyst – Workday Payroll and Benefits is responsible for all aspects of development and maintenance of Workday Payroll and Benefits, including project planning, requirements gathering, designing, configuring, testing, creating user documentation, and providing operational support. This role requires the analytical capabilities of a business systems analyst, the creativity of a solution architect, and the process knowledge of a functional lead.

The Role:

  • Key configuration expert and user support for Workday Payroll and Benefits modules and touchpoints

  • Work with key stakeholders to inspire collaboration and trust to deliver an amazing and intuitive experience

  • Identify and take on opportunities to deepen service offerings to our Employees, Managers and HR Team. Recognize process re-engineering opportunities and recommend improvements and innovative solutions to optimize system capabilities

  • Demonstrate Workday configuration through the development of a proof of concept (prototype)

  • Responsible for successful implementation of new functionality and/or processes within established timelines, as well as project-related support for recurring processes

  • Ensure thorough documentation of requirements, conceptual design, and end-to-end processes

  • Assist in development of training materials and partner in change management efforts

  • Other duties as assigned

The Candidate:

  • Bachelor’s degree preferred

  • Must have minimum 3-5 years of functional and technical human resources, payroll, or HRIS experience

  • Must have 2+ years of Workday configuration experience

  • Experience working on projects for multiple clients simultaneously required

  • Experience with writing reports and queries, updating tables, maintaining security required Advanced proficiency with MS Excel required

Why You Should Join Catalent:

  • Opportunity to impact and help build a growing early talent organization

  • Potential for career growth within an expanding team

  • Diverse, inclusive culture

  • 152 hours of PTO + 8 Paid Holidays

Catalent offers rewarding opportunities to further your career!  Join the global drug development and delivery leader and help us bring over 7,000 life-saving and life-enhancing products to patients around the world. Catalent is an exciting and growing international company where employees work directly with pharma, biopharma and consumer health companies of all sizes to advance new medicines from early development to clinical trials and to the market. Catalent produces more than 70 billion doses per year, and each one will be used by someone who is counting on us. Join us in making a difference. 

Catalent is committed to the health and safety of its employees, visitors and the customers and patients we serve. As a result of the global pandemic, we have modified many of our recruitment and on-boarding processes to maintain everyone’s safety. The Human Resources teams will communicate all necessary safety processes and procedures throughout each stage.


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Catalent is an Equal Opportunity Employer, including disability and veterans.

If you require reasonable accommodation for any part of the application or hiring process due to a disability, you may submit your request by sending an email, and confirming your request for an accommodation and include the job number, title and location to DisabilityAccommodations@catalent.com. This option is reserved for individuals who require accommodation due to a disability. Information received will be processed by a U.S. Catalent employee and then routed to a local recruiter who will provide assistance to ensure appropriate consideration in the application or hiring process.


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