Overview

Job Locations:
United States – Remote
Tampa, FL
Pleasanton, CA
Chicago, IL
Atlanta, GA
Reston, VA

Collaborative Solutions is seeking an Engagement Manager with successful end-to-end medium to large ERP implementation experience in a consulting environment for our thriving Higher Education practice.  As an Engagement Manager, you’ll act as the face of the project, tasked with successfully leading Workday implementations from beginning to end with our Higher Education clients.  You’ll communicate and address any budget or resourcing constraints, while keeping in mind our clients’ satisfaction, and the project’s success and profitability.  This individual has leader, manager, and mentor written all over them and thrives on client, company, and team accomplishment. 

 

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 in the Project Manager role.

  • 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.

  • Present at Executive Steering Committee meetings.

  • Work with Workday’s Delivery Assurance to ensure compliance with checkpoints.

  • Assist in the transition of the client 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 medium to large ERP implementations in the Higher Education space, either in a client-side or consulting capacity.

  • Previous Workday experience strongly preferred, but not required.  Workday Student experience a plus.

  • Knowledge of ERP, specifically HCM, Finance, Payroll, and Student Information Systems.

  • A practitioner background in HR, Finance, Payroll, or other business-side function within a Higher Ed institution is a plus.

  • PMP or Agile certification a plus.

  • Ability to travel up to 50% .

Why Choose Collaborative?

  • Unlimited paid time off, including volunteer hours, balance days, flexible work schedules, and options to work remotely or out of one of 5 office locations to cultivate personal and professional balance

  • Competitive benefits including 401(k) matching program, Medical, Dental, Life, and Vison insurance, and perk benefits such as commuter plans and pet insurance

  • Inclusive benefits that support mental health, gender affirmation journeys, caregiving and all paths to parenthood including Carrot Fertility, excellent paid parental leave programs for maternity, paternity, adoption, and surrogacy

  • 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

  • Open, transparent lines of communication with leadership through Town Halls, internal newsletters, and monthly small group conversations with a member of the executive team

  • 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

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Why Choose Collaborative?

  • Unlimited paid time off, including volunteer hours, balance days, flexible work schedules, and options to work remotely or out of one of 5 office locations to cultivate personal and professional balance
  • Competitive benefits including 401(k) matching program, Medical, Dental, Life, and Vison insurance, and perk benefits such as commuter plans and pet insurance
  • Inclusive benefits that support mental health, gender affirmation journeys, caregiving and all paths to parenthood including Carrot Fertility, excellent paid parental leave programs for maternity, paternity, adoption, and surrogacy
  • 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
  • Open, transparent lines of communication with leadership through Town Halls, internal newsletters, and monthly small group conversations with a member of the executive team
  • 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

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