Job Locations:
UK – Manchester
CH – Basel


Digital HR Talent Lead

Today, Lonza is a global leader in life sciences operating across three continents. While we work in science, there’s no magic formula to how we do it. Our greatest scientific solution is talented people working together, devising ideas that help businesses to help people. In exchange, we let our people own their careers. Their ideas, big and small, genuinely improve the world. And that’s the kind of work we want to be part of.

Role Summary

This role will form part of a global Digital HR team to enhance and manage Talent capabilities, with a specific focus on Workday Recruiting and Workday Talent Management.

This role will focus on serving as a technology and strategic partner to our HR Business Leaders and HR community for overall system Talent architecture and governance across the Lonza HR ecosystem.  An expert knowledge of Workday Recruiting and Talent modules is essential. The successful candidate will work on a number of global and local project initiatives, providing solution design and architecture guidance, along with application configuration, procedures and support.

Key responsibilities:

  • Owns the overall Digital HR Talent architecture and governance to maintain integrity across Lonza’s Workday and global HR systems landscape.
  • Support the Design and implementation of a scalable Workday solution across Workday Recruitment and Workday Talent & Performance modules based on business and regulatory requirements
  • Advises HR and other stakeholders on matters related to Work Talent procedures and  governance.
  • Independently identifies, troubleshoots, analyses, and resolves complex issues.
  • Works closely with functional HR Administrators and stakeholders to gather requirements, recommend, test, and deliver related configuration needed for new functionality and change requests to ensure compliance and BAU activities.
  • Provide daily operational support to end users in Workday and other key cloud solutions

Key requirements:

  • Strong leadership and stakeholder abilities to engage effectively with a variety of stakeholders
  • Expertise in developing target operating model and supporting full end-2-end deployments
  • Ability to bring strong personal impact with a global and solution-oriented mindset
  • Must have the ability to work in a fast paced, high workload environment, and be able to manage multiple projects and objectives
  • Excellent knowledge of Workday Talent & Performance and Recruitment functionality
  • Experience creating Excel data for Workday EIB’s required
  • Knowledge of ServiceNow Case Management Tool

Every day, Lonza’s products and services have a positive impact on millions of people. For us, this is not only a great privilege, but also a great responsibility. How we achieve our business results is just as important as the achievements themselves. At Lonza, we respect and protect our people and our environment. Any success we achieve is no success at all if not achieved ethically.

People come to Lonza for the challenge and creativity of solving complex problems and developing new ideas in life sciences. In return, we offer the satisfaction that comes with improving lives all around the world. The satisfaction that comes with making a meaningful difference.