Job Description & Summary
A career in our Workday Project Leadership practice, within Workday Consulting services, will provide you with the opportunity to help our clients leverage Workday technology as a tool to enhance and unify Human Resources, talent management, and finance. We focus on understanding the forces shaping their business and developing industry tailored solutions that support our clients through the entire lifecycle of the Workday implementation.
In joining, you’ll be a part of a team that helps our clients successfully recognize value through the delivery of Workday programs and projects. Project leaders participate across different areas of a projects governance model partnering with their respective client counterparts to ensure a successful deployment.
To really stand out and make us fit for the future in a constantly changing world, each and every one of us at PwC needs to be a purpose-led and values-driven leader at every level. To help us achieve this we have the PwC Professional; our global leadership development framework. It gives us a single set of expectations across our lines, geographies and career paths, and provides transparency on the skills we need as individuals to be successful and progress in our careers, now and in the future.
As a Manager, you'll work as part of a team of problem solvers, helping to solve complex business issues from strategy to execution. PwC Professional skills and responsibilities for this management level include but are not limited to:
- Develop new skills outside of comfort zone.
- Act to resolve issues which prevent the team working effectively.
- Coach others, recognise their strengths, and encourage them to take ownership of their personal development.
- Analyse complex ideas or proposals and build a range of meaningful recommendations.
- Use multiple sources of information including broader stakeholder views to develop solutions and recommendations.
- Address sub-standard work or work that does not meet firm's/client's expectations.
- Use data and insights to inform conclusions and support decision-making.
- Develop a point of view on key global trends, and how they impact clients.
- Manage a variety of viewpoints to build consensus and create positive outcomes for all parties.
- Simplify complex messages, highlighting and summarising key points.
- Uphold the firm's code of ethics and business conduct.
Minimum Degree Required:
Minimum Years of Experience:
6 years of Workday project management experience
Preferred Fields of Study:
Business Administration/Management, Human Resources Management, Accounting / Finance, Information Systems or Organizational Management
Workday Engagement Manager (EM/PM) certification and related functional certification(s)
Demonstrates extensive-level, abilities success with managing the identification and addressing of client needs:
Leading enterprise-wide transformation efforts by directing and managing activities across multiple work streams and initiatives to a defined scope and budget;
Providing recommendations based on leading practices and relevant industry experience;
Working across business (i.e., Finance/ Accounting or Human Resources) and technology stakeholders;
Leveraging functional knowledge and industry-standard methodologies, tools and approaches;
Collaborating, communicating and presenting across all levels of leadership and stakeholder groups to drive strategic direction and accountability for large global teams;
Developing integrated project plans and managing cross-functional dependencies;
Monitoring project risks, identifying gaps and recommending areas for improvement;
Leading workstream level project managers;
Utilizing creative problem-solving to devise solutions and drive execution;
Managing program budgets to monitor forecast and actuals;
Possessing an individual commitment to continuous improvement through innovation and simplification;
Identifies and addresses client needs while building, maintaining, and utilizing networks of client relationships and community involvement; communicating value propositions; managing resource requirements, project workflow; and preparing and/or coordinating complex written and verbal materials;
Participates and leads client discussions and meetings;
Managing engagements or dedicated workstreams, including preparing concise, accurate documents and maintaining project economics while maintaining flexibility for unanticipated issues;
Supervising teams to create an atmosphere of trust and seeking diverse views to encourage improvement and innovation;
Answering questions and providing direction to less-experienced staff; and,
Coaching staff including providing timely meaningful written and verbal feedback.
Up to 80%
Job Posting End Date
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