Job Location:
Exton, PA

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Job Description

About the role:

We are trusted partners driving next-generation capabilities who create simplified and new solutions for Takeda and patients. Are you an experienced Workday Compensation Configuration Analyst in the area of Human Resource with a passion for operational excellence? Do you want to build something next-gen, while contributing to a greater purpose? As Takeda Business Solutions reimagines People Solutions at Takeda, we are hiring a Workday Compensation Configuration Analyst to provide operational efficiencies on a regional scale. People Solutions is a newly formed function within Takeda Business Solutions (TBS) with the objective of ensuring Takeda’s strategy, delivering simplification, improving service and ensuring a positive employee experience. INSPIRED BY PATIENTS. POWERED BY YOU. As a Workday Compensation Configuration Analyst, you will be an expert for the HCM system and act as a project lead for configuring compensation in our Workday system. Reporting to the Global HCM Functional Manager, you will be a trusted partner to business and lead the analysis, documentation and delivery of new features, enhancements and bug fixes.

How you will contribute:

  • Lead the design of Workday business processes, specifically Core HR and Compensation

  • Focus on identifying trends, determining the cause of problems, predicting future effects and determining solutions to improve decisions

  • Provide compensation configuration support for Workday issues, enhancements and new features, including coordinating with your team and vendors

  • Review upcoming Workday release information and identify what changes will improve Takeda; perform necessary analysis, complete regression testing, communicate and configure new required and optional features

  • Ensure the appropriate development of SOX compliance and controls

  • Lead process and functional discussions while collaborating with HR Business Partners, HR Center of Excellence, technical and development teams and other members of the Global Human Capital Management Operations team

  • Engage HR and other departments (e.g. finance, payroll, IT, legal) to understand demands and ensure that HR is prepared to integrate with and support the projects

Minimum qualifications/requirements:

  • Workday compensation configuration experience

  • Minimum 5 years of experience in corporate HRIS or HRIT or HCM Operations Management including data, platform, and systems management

  • Experience managing global projects and partners

  • Advanced educational degree or equivalent experience

What Takeda can offer you:

  • Comprehensive Healthcare: Medical, Dental, and Vision

  • Financial Planning & Stability: 401(k) with company match and Annual Retirement Contribution Plan

  • Health & Wellness programs including onsite flu shots and health screenings

  • Generous time off for vacation and the option to purchase additional vacation days

  • Community Outreach Programs and company match of charitable contributions

  • Family Planning Support

  • Flexible Work Paths

  • Tuition reimbursement

More about us:

At Takeda, we are transforming patient care through the development of novel specialty pharmaceuticals and best in class patient support programs. Takeda is a patient-focused company that will inspire and empower you to grow through life-changing work.

Certified as a Global Top Employer, Takeda offers stimulating careers, encourages innovation, and strives for excellence in everything we do. We foster an inclusive, collaborative workplace, in which our teams are united by an unwavering commitment to deliver Better Health and a Brighter Future to people around the world.

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In accordance with the CO Equal Pay Act, Colorado Applicants Are Not Permitted to Apply.

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Exton, PA

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