Job Location:
Manila, Philippines

Cognizant is currently seeking thought leaders to deliver superior results to our clients in any or all of the following Workday Student functional areas: Student Records, Recruiting & Admissions, Academic Advising, or Curriculum.

This role is open for non-workday certified candidates with relevant experience supporting Student Information System (SIS).


  • Execute the day-to-day activities of a Workday Student consultant

  • Become a Workday Student expert with deep knowledge of current functionality, design concepts, touch-points with relevant functional areas and in consideration of future product direction

  • Conduct sessions with clients to analyze business requirements, provide solutions to complex business problems, and transfer knowledge

  • Develop solutions to align with client requirements

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

  • Identify strategies, risks, and options for recommending approaches towards meeting requirements for clients

  • Provide subject matter expertise on Workday best practices

  • Support business development activities such as identification, proposal development, and other pursuit activities

Skills & Requirements:

  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience

  • Workday certifications desired but not required if significant client-side experience exists including subject matter expertise in one of the required functional areas

  • Experience in Workday Student system, or other Student Information System (SIS) such as Oracle Campus, Ellucian Banner

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

  • Passion for exceptional customer service

  • Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Office suite, particularly Microsoft Excel and PowerPoint.

  • Report writing experience and/or Workday Records, Recruiting & Admissions, or Advising certification highly desired

Additional Notes:

  • This position will be based in Manila Office.

  • Global Delivery Center supports 3 regions – APAC, EMEA and NA –work shift assignment 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.