Workday Product Manager


Location:

San Ramon, CA

Date Posted:

April 22, 2019

Employment Type:

Permanent

Job Reference:

00340-0010953772

Staffing Area:

Technology & IT


Description
Our Fortune 500 East Bay (San Ramon, CA) client is looking for a Workday Product Manager - Talent Management & Performance. This role directs, designs, and implements a comprehensive product management and development strategy in a global team environment. Provides strategic guidance and subject matter expertise on functional area capabilities and limitations. Actively consultants with the global business units on requirements gathering, testing, training and release. Engages with Regional Leads to determine how solutions can be leveraged globally. Oversees full lifecycle of product enhancements and fixes, proactively communicating with global stakeholders throughout the entire project cycle. Ensures adherence to industry best practice, actively engaging with Workday Community on future releases. Encourages product innovation and alternative ways of approaching business. Key partner for global business units and system leads. Responsible for overall product(s) and project teams, including influencing the prioritization of projects and associated budgets. Develops project plans designed to address customer needs and available team resources.

Primary Responsibilities
- Define and maintain functional product development strategy and roadmap
- Thoroughly understands the needs of the business, evaluates Workday capabilities, and uses this information to determine what features to implement. Clearly communicates those objectives to Systems and Business partners, along with feedback on product strategy, to team members.
- Closely partners with other Product Managers on global roll outs.
- Anticipates the needs of the business, drawing on experience when providing recommendations.
- Proactively approaches business with new Workday features and opportunities that benefit the business and end-user.
- In depth awareness of new and planned Workday functionality, actively engaging with the Workday
- Effectively communicates global impacts to affected populations and actively participates in impact assessments.
- Maintains up to date documentation in tracking tools.
Requirements
- Bachelor's degree: business, human resources, communication, or related field preferred; or equivalent experience
- 3+ years of consulting, product management, program management or project management experience required
- Experience managing / overseeing global projects preferred
Prior experience on at least one global HR technology rollout (HR solution, Talent Performance, Recruiting, Compensation)
- Experience implementing, maintaining, and/or supporting Workday HCM, preferably with experience in the Talent Management module
- Familiarity with online ticketing and tracking systems (JIRA)
- Workday HCM or Talent certifications preferred
- Ability to interact and communicate with customers of varying levels of system expertise
- Ability to communicate effectively with international constituents
- Communicate complex technical information to less technical users
- Communicate in-depth business processes to technical resources
- Create and understand detailed process flow diagrams
- Assist with fit/gap analysis based on requirements
- Create detailed and complex test plans for medium-sized initiatives
- Prioritize enhancement requests, successfully balancing business needs and system capabilities
- Demonstrated customer service abilities
- Demonstrated problem solving skills
- Develop and manage multiple enterprise-wide project plans, meeting established deliverables and timelines
- Execute based on directions from cross-functional teams
- Conduct training and create impactful training materials
- Create thorough and complex documentation
- Ability to facilitate, conduct meetings, gather information, and present status
- Adaptability and demonstrated good judgment

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