Overview

Job Locations:
London – United Kingdom
Remote – Ireland
Remote – United Kingdom

Collaborative Solutions is seeking a Senior Engagement Manager with successful end-to-end large ERP implementation experience in the EMEA region.  As a Senior Engagement Manager, you’ll act as the face of the project, tasked with successfully leading Workday implementations from beginning to end with our global, commercial customers.  You’ll communicate and address any budget or resourcing constraints, while keeping in mind our customer’s satisfaction, and the project’s success and profitability.  This individual has leader, manager, and mentor written all over them and thrives on customer, company, and team accomplishment.   

Key Responsibilities: 

  • Become an expert in Collaborative Solutions’ Cynergy™ (Workday) Implementation Methodology and use it on all engagements, while demonstrating competency in the Workday product suite- HCM, Payroll, and/or Financials. 
  • Manage 1 – 2 large Workday product implementations
  • Participate in the sales cycle when requested to gather requirements, formulate delivery approach, and develop a proposal/SOW. 
  • Ensure projects are properly planned and staffed. 
  • Track issues and risks, communicate status, and escalate concerns appropriately, while working with the client project manager to identify/resolve all issues that could impact project scope and/or timeframes. 
  • Provide guidance and mentoring to other Collaborative consultants. 
  • Ensure the project is delivered within the budget outlined in the SOW. 
  • Present client with change orders to address changes in scope, timeline or cost that is different from the SOW. 
  • Be the escalation point of contact for serious escalations.
  • Present at Executive Steering Committee meetings. 
  • Work with Workday’s Delivery Assurance to ensure compliance with checkpoints. 
  • Assist in the transition of the customer from professional services to product support. 
  • Ensure the client can serve as a reference upon completing their implementation, and identify opportunities to position other service offerings. 

Skills & Requirements: 

  • Successful project management experience leading large ERP implementations, preferably in a consulting environment. 
  • Previous Workday experience is essential. 
  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience
  • A practitioner background in HR, Finance, or Payroll is a plus.  
  • PMP a plus. 
  • Minimal travel required, but must be willing to travel if needed
  • Proficiency in German language a plus.

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Why Choose Collaborative?

  • Open, transparent lines of communication with leadership through Town Halls, internal newsletters, and monthly small group conversations with a member of the executive team 
  • Established Employee Resources Groups (ERG’s) that provide a safe space for employees to build relationships, connect, and develop initiatives to enhance diversity and inclusion
  • Generous paid time off, including balance days, flexible work arrangements, and options to work remotely or from an office (depending on your location) to cultivate personal and professional balance 
  • Committed to giving back to improve our communities and environmental impact 
  • Opportunities for learning and development through established corporate programs, on and off-site trainings, and on-demand online learning courses 
  • A people development focused environment where you have autonomy to drive your career path 

Collaborative’s Travel Approach

  • Throughout the pandemic, Collaborative continued to achieve the highest level of customer satisfaction in the ecosystem as we worked with our clients to successfully deliver projects remotely
  • Because the future is still unknown, some clients will continue to be deployed remotely, while others may desire more face-to face-contact
  • We will monitor and adapt as needed, but we do not anticipate travel of more than 25%
  • As Balance is a core value at Collaborative, we strive to ensure that Collabies find the right balance in their personal and professional lives, and that includes travel

Who you are:

  • You have a Growth Mindset: A belief that abilities can be developed along with a desire to be curious, learn & grow
  • You take Initiative: Solve problems by thinking & taking action on solutions rather than waiting for direction
  • You take Accountability: Follow through on commitments, take ownership & ensure timeliness
  • You Give Back: Leverage your knowledge & expertise to make improvements around you
  • You are Resilient: Work through challenges with optimism, agility & adaptability
  • You demonstrate Awareness: An ability to understand how your attitudes & actions impact others and adapt your approach accordingly