1+ months
2018-05-012018-06-29

Workday Higher Education Absence Management Consultant

IBM
Atlanta, GA 30309
**Job Description**

IBM Global Business Services (GBS) is a team of business, strategy and technology consultants enabling enterprises to make smarter decisions and providing unparalleled client and consumer experiences via Cognitive data analytics, cloud technology and mobile app development. With global reach, outcome-focused methodologies and deep industry expertise, IBM GBS empowers clients to digitally reinvent their business and get the competitive edge in the cognitive era in over 170 countries.



IBM is a leader in this global transformation, and there is no better place to launch or further your career. World-class learning opportunities, mentoring and a flexible work environment

you will find a wealth of opportunities within IBM to create the career youve always imagined.



For over seven years IBM has been partnering with Workday to bring innovation, analytics-driven insights, and high-touch customer service to our clients. Together, we are helping clients build smarter HR and financial management capabilities, and enabling them to fully realize the benefits of their Workday solutions.



We are currently seeking Workday Absence Management Consultants for our growing Workday Higher Education Practice. In this role, you will work with clients to understand business requirements and implement Workday Absence Management requirements for clients in a consulting environment. Successful candidates will provide functional process knowledge and have the ability to translate Workday and client terms so that all participants can contribute to implementation success.



**Key Responsibilities**



+ Conduct working sessions with clients to gather, understand, and analyze business requirements

+ Design and implement requirements in the Workday Absence Management solution

+ Configure the Workday solution

+ Demonstrate configurations through the development of prototype sytems

+ Work with clients to help convert legacy data into Workday and assist clients in testing the Workday solution

+ Provide subject matter expertise on key business process decisions related to industry and/or Workday functional areas

+ Leverage prior Time Off and Leave related Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) experience

+ Understand Workdays Implementation Methodology and use it on all engagements

+ Work with the Delivery Assurance team to ensure compliance with agreed to checkpoints

+ Provide the Engagement Manager with status reports and keep them apprised of overall project status

+ Ensure the client takes advantage of Workday best practices

+ Identify opportunities to position additional service offerings to clients

+ Participate in update training and other events that help share ones product skills with other consultants



**About You**



+ You thrive in a diverse, fast paced environment

+ You are passionate about learning and implementing new technologies

+ You think analytically and can effectively apply logic to solve problems

+ You have the ability to handle multiple tasks concurrently and meet deadlines, despite conflicting demands

+ You have effective interpersonal skills and the ability to collaborate and team with others

+ You have excellent communication skills, both verbal and written, and can clearly articulate complex messages and requirements

+ You have a strong desire to work with clients and provide exceptional client experiences



In this dynamic role, you will have the opportunity to interact directly with clients. As such, travel to client sites may be required up to 4 days per week. Preferred candidates will live within a 50 mile radius of a major airport.



Working for IBM you can expect a learning culture where teamwork and collaboration are encouraged, excellence is rewarded and innovation is valued and respected. We empower our team members to build successful and rewarding careers. Starting at the interview process and continuing throughout your career, you always have access to our leadership team as mentors, team members and often working side by side on projects. We want you to have more than just a jobIBM has your long term career goals in mind.



IBM Workday Consulting Services is a leader in workplace transformation. Join us. You wont just be a part of the future; youll help lead it. Learn more about our Workday Practice at: ibm.com/gbs/workday



To be an official applicant to IBM, you must submit a resume and online application. Resumes submitted remain active for six months.



To all Recruitment Agencies: IBM only accepts resumes from agencies on our Approved Agency List. Please do not forward resumes to our applicant tracking system, IBM employees, or send to any IBM company location. IBM is not responsible for any fees related to unsolicited resumes.

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**Required Technical and Professional Expertise**



+ At least 3 years experience in Human Capital Management (HCM) / Human Resources, preferably with a focus in Absence Management

+ At least 3 years of experience deploying HCM SaaS software solutions (i.e., Workday, SuccessFactors, etc), or other IT/ERP solutions

+ At least 3 years of experience in business process analysis and requirements gathering

+ Must have a background in Higher Education



**Preferred Tech and Prof Experience**



+ At least 5 years of experience in Human Capital Management / Human Resources, preferably with a focus in Absence Management

+ At least 5 years of experience deploying HCM SaaS software solutions (i.e., Workday, SuccessFactors, etc) or other IT/ERP solutions

+ At least 5 years of experience in business process analysis and requirements gathering

+ At least 1 year experience in creating and debugging customer calculations using a programming language

+ At least 3 years of experience working in a consulting environment

+ Certified in Workday Human Capital Management (HCM)

+ Certified in Workday Absence Management



**EO Statement**

IBM is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status. IBM is also committed to compliance with all fair employment practices regarding citizenship and immigration status.

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