Our customer:

It's fun to work in a company where people truly believe in what they'redoing. At Workday, people are committed to bringing passion and customer focusto the business of enterprise applications. Everybody is working hard, and isserious about what they do. But at Workday people like to have a good time,too. In fact, company act with that principle in mind every day: One ofWorkday’s core values is fun.

Workday isthe leader in enterprise-class, software-as-a-service (SaaS) solutions formanaging global businesses. Our solutions combine the lower cost of ownershipof SaaS with a modern approach to applications. Founded by PeopleSoft veteransDave Duffield and Aneel Bhusri, Workday delivers Human Capital Management,Payroll, Financial Management and Worker Spend Management solutions for midsizeand Fortune 500 companies.

Job Description

Our Professional Services Engagement / Project Manager will beresponsible for ensuring the successful implementation of the Workday solutionon some of our largest projects. The Engagement Manager will drive the clientimplementation and will be involved in the development of several key projectdeliverables (e.g., charter, project/staffing plan, issue logs, etc.) and workwith the Client project manager to resolve issues that stand in the way ofproject success. The Engagement Manager will also be responsible for managingto the agreed to budget and delivering the project profitably.


  • Become an expert in Workday's ImplementationMethodology and use it on all engagementsManage 1 - 2 large Workday product implementations
  • Demonstrate competency in the Workday Financials product suite
  • Participate in the sales cycle when requested togather requirements, formulate delivery approach and develop a proposal/SOW
  • Provide guidance and mentoring to those ProfessionalService resources working on their implementations
  • Ensure projects are properly planned and staffed
  • Full project P+Lownership
  • Work with the client project manager toidentify/resolve all issues that could impact project scope and/or timeframes
  • Work with Delivery Assurance to ensure compliance withagreed to checkpoints
  • Present at Executive Steering Committee meetings
  • Ensure the client takes advantage of Workday bestpractices
  • Be a liaison for professional services wheninteracting with sales and/or development.
  • Identify opportunities to position other serviceofferings
  • Ensure the client can serve as a reference uponcompleting their implementation
  • Assist in the transition of the customer fromprofessional services to product support
  • Ensure the project is delivered within the budgetoutlined in the SOW
  • Present client with change orders in the event they'reasking Workday to perform tasks that are outside the scope of the SOW


    • Certified Project Manager(Prince/PMP)
    • Extensive experience projectmanaging large financial implementations for complex multi-nationalorganisations
    • In depth knowledge ofGeneral Ledger and Financial Reporting
    • Experience of managing 3rdparties in a project
    • Excellent organisation, timemanagement, and communication skills
    • Project Management experience
    • Ability to travel as needed
    Additional experience desired:
    • CPA and/or advancedAccounting degree
    • Past experience working inan Accounting position
    • Knowledge in 2 of the following areas: General Ledger,Accounts Payable, Expenses, Billing, Grant and/or Fund Management, Procurement,Fixed Assets, Projects, Cash/Treasury or Financial Reporting
    • Experience implementingWorkday, Oracle, SAP, PeopleSoft or similar application
    • Consulting experience eitheras an internal consultant or with a consulting/software company
    • Services industry experience a plus
    • Excellent organization, time management, and communicationskills
    • Passion for customer service
    • Business development skills
    • Previous experience with a major systems integrator and/or anenterprise software company a plus

    If you are interested in thisposition, please send your complete application

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