Overview

Job Locations:
Canada, QC, Montreal
Canada, ON, Toronto

Do what you love. Love what you do.

At Workday, we help the world’s largest organizations adapt to what’s next by bringing finance, HR, and planning into a single enterprise cloud. We work hard, and we’re serious about what we do. But we like to have fun, too. We put people first, celebrate diversity, drive innovation, and do good in the communities where we live and work.

About the Team

At Workday, we help the world’s largest organizations adapt to what’s next by bringing finance, HR, and planning into a single enterprise cloud. We work hard, and we’re serious about what we do. But we like to have fun, too. We put people first, celebrate diversity, drive innovation, and do good in the communities where we live and work.

As an Engagement Manager in our Canadian practice, you will be the key player on a team that guides customers through the solution delivery and deployment lifecycle by partnering with Workday leadership, consultants, and resource management. You will be the Workday leader ultimately responsible for managing the Customer experience through deployments.

About the Role

Workday is looking for a Professional Services Engagement Manager with strong financials expertise or HCM expertise to join our growing Canadian team. The Engagement Manager will be responsible for ensuring the successful implementation of the Workday solution for clients across a broad spectrum (Large enterprise commercial, Higher Education, and Government). In addition, the Engagement Manger will be involved in the development of several key project artifacts and work closely with the client project manager to resolve issues that stand in the way of project success.

What you’ll be doing:

  • Project manage one or more Workday HCM/Payroll/Financials implementations concurrently
  • Participate in the sales cycle when requested to gather requirements, formulate delivery approach and develop a proposal/SOW
  • Provide guidance and mentoring to Professional Services resources working on your implementations
  • Ensure projects are properly planned and staffed
  • Manage and measure project performance using appropriate tools and techniques
  • Perform risk management to collaboratively minimize and manage project risks proactively with customers
  • Work with the client project manager to identify and resolve issues that could impact project scope and/or timeframes
  • Work with Delivery Assurance to ensure compliance with agreed to checkpoints
  • Present at Executive Steering Committee meetings
  • Ensure the client takes advantage of Workday best practices
  • Be a liaison for Professional Services when interacting with Sales and other internal stakeholder groups
  • Identify opportunities to position other service offerings
  • Ensure the client can serve as a reference upon completing their implementation
  • Assist in the transition of the customer from Professional Services to Product Support
  • Ensure the project is delivered within the budget outlined in the SOW
  • Present client with change orders in the event they’re asking Workday to perform tasks that are outside the scope of the SOW

About You

Basic Qualifications:

  • 5+ years of managing large, complex ERP implementations, with a strong focus on HCM/Payroll and Financials
  • Experience implementing Workday, Oracle, PeopleSoft, SAP, Ultimate or a similar application.
  • Previous experience with project management tools (Microsoft Project, Smartsheets, etc).

Other Qualifications:

  • Consulting experience strongly preferred with a software consulting or with a professional services consulting firm
  • Public Sector experience strongly preferred
  • Strong ability to support HR transformation and organizational change management initiatives within the context of a technology deployment
  • Previous service sales experience is a plus. Successful candidates have a balance of functional (business) and technical experience
  • Ability to travel up 50 percent or more of the time (post COVID)
  • French language proficiency required
  • Satisfy Canadian Federal Government contractor requirements

Expected results within 12 months:

  • Become an expert in Workday’s Implementation Methodology for use on all engagements
  • Demonstrable competency in the Workday product suite
  • Full project P+L ownership

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