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Job Description & Summary

The PwC Technology and Network Information Security (NIS) team at PwC is searching for talented security and technology professionals to build out a new centre of excellence in the Netherlands. 

Operating on a local, regional and global scale, Network Information Security (NIS) is responsible for the definition of our security strategy to hands on execution of our global Cyber Readiness Program, moving from predominantly local to centralised services. Global Technology is responsible for driving the adoption and operation of global IT services across the organisation.  

If you are seeking an exciting career with the scope to grow your cyber security and technology skills through major change on a global scale, then NIS and PwC Technology will empower you to do so.

In order to execute against the PwC Technology and NIS agenda, the team is structured into the following Pillars:

  • Chief Technology Risk Office (CTRO)

  • Business Change Technology and Security (BCTS)

  • Chief Technology Office (CTO)

  • Technology and Security Operations (TSO)

  • Chief Admin Office (CAO)


  • Office of the Chief Information Technology Officer (OCITO)

NIS and PwC Technology are building the first global cyber security and technology function at PwC. Our mission protects 300,000 PwC members across 160 member firms worldwide as well as our global clients.

The Global People Technology team is responsible for the strategy, support and operational maintenance of our network-wide Human Capital technologies. We support the business led people strategy by providing an optimised toolset to enable these critical and rapidly evolving processes. Our mission is to be curious trusted advisors who collaborate to deliver simple, personalised experiences for our people.

What does your work look like?
As Workday Product Owner your skills and responsibilities include but are not limited to: 

  • Acting as a Business Process administrator, making any changes approved by governance across functional domains;

  • Supporting Global Process Owners and Centres of Excellence within the business on proposed changes being requested by the network, either due to regulatory reasons or as a result of Workday Releases; 

  • Training to support another functional domain in order to provide coverage for illness, vacations, increase in demand, and succession plans;

  • Demonstrating extensive written and oral communication;

  • Working in a fast paced Hi-tech environment;

  • Managing senior stakeholders;

  • Influencing groups to achieve a desired outcome;

  • Working and delivering work in a global/virtual team environment;

  • Presenting to groups virtually and in person;

  • Possessing a Workday certification in the relevant domain desired;

  • Working in an HR role or in supporting HR Systems and business processes;

  • Delivering support to a global user population;

  • Providing specialist domain knowledge for each particular area within Workday to the business and Level 3 Support Groups;

  • Analyzing and drilling down into requirements to ensure that a request is fully understood and documented; and,

  • Demonstrating competency in the English language.

Who are you?

  • At least 4 year(s) of progressive roles performing IT analysis across the software/system development life cycle;

  • Relevant Bachelor degree;

  • Possessing expertise in Absence as applicable to Workday (required);

  • Possessing expertise in HCM and/or Payroll as applicable to Workday (desirable);

  • Displaying awareness of business processes related to these specific areas of Workday, including understanding of E2E related to Workday integration points, and alignment with global process owners;

  • Influencing the Workday product roadmap, understanding and articulating business needs to drive and evaluate/set roadmap priorities;

  • Providing expertise and/or oversight for implementation of complex roadmap items or business priorities;

  • Reinforcement of global governance structures, including guiding principles alignment, impact considerations, driving to collaborative and consistent recommendations and decisions;

  • Leading art of the possible discussions to decisions/conclusions related to future functionality and creative solutioning; and,

  • Keeping current on new functionality/features/capabilities of Workday, current market trends, and other industry products and technologies.

What can we offer you?

  • Many training and courses that contribute to your personal and professional development;

  • An appropriate salary and extensive employment benefits. These benefits include a ‘well-being budget’. This is a personal yearly budget of €1000,- that you can spend on your health, e.g., mindfulness, sports, lifestyle coaching, a second screen for your home office and noise cancelling headphones  

  • Monthly internet allowance 

  • A lease car or car allowance, laptop and an iPhone;

  • 32 holiday days per year 

  • Informal and interesting (virtual) events with colleagues.

Apply now!
Are you interested in this vacancy and do you meet the requirements? Apply directly by clicking the button. We would like to receive your resume and cover letter. In addition, be aware that performing an assessment can be part of the application process. If you have any questions about the vacancy, please contact our Recruiter Lewis Etherington ([email protected]).

Please note: direct applications only, no recruiters.