Job Location:
Manila, Philippines

About the Role

As a Workday HCM Principal Consultant, you will work with both business and technical teams. Provides support to Implementation projects, Continuous Value Services (CVS), Application Managed Services (AMS) enhancements across different region. This resource typically reports to a Manager level position within the Delivery organization. 

Key Responsibilities: 

  • Execute the day-to-day activities of Workday HCM project support for a variety of client contracts including staff augmentation, ad-hoc support, and implementation

  • Provide subject matter expertise on Workday best practices

  • Work directly with key business and IT stakeholders to confirm requirements, consider design alternatives, facilitate discussions, and ultimately drive requirements sign-off

  • Evaluate, communicate, and coordinate the technical impacts of application configuration decisions

  • Facilitating design workshops with clients for CVS

  • Design, develop, test, and deploy configurations required to meet business requirements

  • Facilitate knowledge transfer and educate clients on developing and operating interfaces to and from a SaaS platform

  • Track issues and risks, communicate status and escalate concerns to project management

  • Mentor other consultants; actively share product knowledge with others to grow our practice

Skills & Qualifications: 

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience 

  • Must have active Workday Certification – HCM Core

  • Additional Certifications (Preferred) – Recruiting, Benefits, Absence, Time Tracking, and Advanced Compensation

  • SME of at least 1 Workday module

  • Strong Workday Implementation experience

  • Ability to manage multiple projects and initiatives simultaneously

  • Ability to identify and analyze areas of risk and develop plans to minimize

  • Strong consulting and presentation skills with the ability to effectively manage client expectations

  • Ability to work in diverse, fast paced environment and effectively collaborate across teams.

  • Ability to operate effectively in a dynamic, growing ecosystem

Additional Notes 

  • This position will be based in Manila Office -Remote Work. 

  • GDC supports 3 regions – APAC, EMEA and NA– shifts may vary


Why choose Cognizant:

  • Entrepreneurial environment that welcomes your ideas
  • Opportunity to do great work
  • Outreach programs that support communities and tap into your volunteer spirit
  • Learning opportunities to help current needs and advancement
  • Global operations, with opportunities in North America, Europe and Asia Pacific
  • An abundance of Affinity groups to meet your needs

Cognizant Core Values:

  • Start with a point of view: I apply my expertise to gain trust and to lead our clients forward.
  • Seek data, build knowledge: I use facts to guide my actions and decisions.
  • Always strive, never settle: I act with agility and creativity, determined to stay one step ahead.
  • Work as one: I deliver solutions that draw upon the full power and scale of Cognizant.
  • Create conditions for everyone to thrive: I include, enable, and invest in everyone around me.
  • Do the right thing, the right way: I always make the ethical choice.