Overview

Job Location:
Main Campus

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Our employees exemplify Langara's values of excellence, collegiality, innovation and integrity. If you think this position fits your qualifications, we encourage you to apply!
 

Langara College is located in Vancouver, B.C.: applicants to postings must be located in BC or willing to move to BC to accept work with Langara College. Exceptions to this will be clearly outlined in the event Langara College requires  work (or positions to be based) to be performed outside BC or Canada.

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Job Title:

Senior Product Manager – Workday Integrated Services

Employee Group:

Administrator

Employee Type:

Temporary (Fixed Term)

Start Date:

Monday, July 8 2024

End Date (if applicable):

Friday, July 4 2025

Job Description:

The Senior Product Manager – Workday Integrated Services (WD-IS) is responsible for ensuring the products and services delivered through the eco-system of Workday systems continually meet the needs of the Langara College community. This position works closely with the P&C, Finance and Student Services functional area leaders and IT leadership team to ensure the WD-IS team’s operational performance framework and priorities aligns with the functional area needs and the broader Langara College strategies and objectives. This position leads a team of functional area Product Managers and Strategic Analytic Consultants and Coordinators to ensure operational, tactical and strategic functional requirements are met. This position is responsible for managing and overseeing the strategic development and implementation of Workday product and service improvements over time. Creates a respectful working environment and coaches their team to achieve their potential.

Reporting to the Associate Director, the position partners with the IT leadership team to oversee the delivery of product and service, facilitating ongoing continuous improvement efforts related to the Workday eco-system. Partners with operational areas pursuing and leading continuous service improvemement for ongoing operational improvement activities. Partners closely with leadership across all Workday enabled functional areas to develop a long-term, strategic view for improving functionality of product solutions, providing technical expertise as required. May manage or support management of external vendor relationships.

 

Education & Experience

  • University degree in a relevant discipline. Graduate degree preferred (Marketing, Commerce, Business Administration, Management Information Systems, Computer Science) or an equivalent combination of experience and training.
  • Minimum of eight years of related experience, including a minimum of six (6) years of business analysis, four (4) years of product design, four (4) years of product management. Experience should also include a minimum two (2) years of team leadership and two (2) years of project management.
  • An equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered.
  • Specialized experience in the product management is strongly preferred.
  • Experience in supporting Enterprise Resource Planning (“ERP”) systems is preferred. Workday and ITIL experience would be an asset. 
  • Certification and/or experience in continuous improvement and operational excellence methodologies (i.e., Lean, Six Sigma) an asset.
  • Solid understanding of product design and business analysis methodologies, tools, and techniques, and agile practices.
  • Experience in M365 suite of tools, including but not limited to SharePoint Online, Groups, Teams,  Exchange and OneDrive required.
  • Experience in requirement analysis and business process re-engineering required.
  • Prior experience in agile methodologies preferred.

Skills & Abilities

  • Demonstrated experience leading teams to develop and execute on product strategies and roadmaps.
  • Proven experience applying continuous improvement methodologies in large, complex organizational contexts.
  • Proven experience leading teams on process improvement initiatives (including analysis, design and implementation).
  • Proven experience developing and maintaining partnerships in complex stakeholder landscapes.
  • Demonstrated leadership that fosters collaboration, innovation, continuous improvement and creativity on teams.
  • Demonstrated ability to lead, enable and motivate teams by painting a compelling vision that enables a large team to adapt, collaborate and innovate cross-functionally.
  • Demonstrated ability to apply change management methods and approaches to complex organizational contexts.
  • Demonstrated ability to lead in a collaborative and inclusive manner, fostering equitable experiences and a respectful environment through reflection, empathy, sensitivity, and curiosity towards differences across teams.
  • Excellent analytical capabilities and interpersonal skills including active listening, facilitation, written and verbal communication, conflict management, and the ability to manage diversity across identities, perspectives, and behaviours.
  • Ability to operate at advanced levels of authority and manage significant activities and resources to produce and take responsibility for results.
  • Demonstrated integrity, independent thinking, judgment, and respect for others.
  • Ability to build and maintain effective working relationships and to provide excellent customer service to all clients.
  • Ability to develop, plan, execute and complete multiple projects/tasks simultaneously.
  • Ability to work well under pressure and to effectively meet deadlines and organizational requirements.
  • Ability to maintain a broad knowledge of current technology and practices in information systems and technology.
  • Ability to interpret and comply with policies, procedures and regulations.

 

To obtain the full job description, please contact our recruitment team.

Salary Range:

$54.42 – $79.82 per hour

Pay Grade:

Admin Paygrade 12

Compensation beyond the mid-point requires approval by the Public Sector Employers’ Council Secretariat (PSEC). 

Scheduled Weekly Hours:

35

Hours may vary according to the needs of the department. 

Closing Date:

People and Culture is committed to embracing, honoring, and promoting diversity, equity, and inclusion in our workplace. We remain dedicated to focusing our efforts on creating an inclusive employee community that fosters a sense of safety and belonging for everyone. We humbly acknowledge that we are just beginning our journey, which includes engaging in our own internal learning and creating a data-driven action plan that supports the integration of EDI practice into the work of People and Culture and the work we do with employees and leaders. Langara College welcomes applications from everyone including people from groups that are experiencing inequity including, but not limited to, Indigenous people, racialized people, people with disabilities, and members of the 2SLGBTQIA+ community. If there are any barriers that you are experiencing or an accommodation that we can provide to support you through the application process, please contact us.

Shortlisted candidates will be required to provide proof of educational and professional credentials noted on their resume.  In addition, those shortlisted with international credentials must have their education credentials evaluated through WES (World Education Services) and provide Langara College, People & Culture document evaluation access for employment purposes.

 

We thank you for your interest in Langara College and for taking the time to complete an application. Only complete applications will be reviewed. Please be advised that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted due to the number of applications received.

 

Langara is committed to enhancing our diverse workforce.