Adaptive Planning (Implementation) Consultant
Canada, NT, Home Office
5d ago

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

Workday’s Consulting teams, are driven by a passion for our products and the success of our customers in implementing our best in class cloud solutions.

We’re a diverse group of people, with an invaluable mix of experience and backgrounds, located across multiple locations within the region.

Our team promotes Workday’s core values (https : / / / en-gb / company / about-workday / core-values.html) with Employees’ being the first of them. This is why we :

  • offer flexible work schedules;
  • empower you to follow your desired career path & achieve professional and personal goals
  • encourage work-life balance and wellbeing;
  • are proud to champion equal opportunities for everyone.
  • We are often remote from one another but that doesn’t stop our sense of collaboration, supportiveness and fun!

    About the Role

    As a member of the Professional Services team, you’ll play a key role in the end-to-end implementation of Workday’s Adaptive Planning product, across a varied portfolio of customers.

    You’ll act as a trusted advisor to the customer, either leading or supporting the implementation of single or multiple Finance functional streams, on any given implementation project.

    What you will achieve in your first 12 months

    Gain a practical understanding of Workday’s implementation methodology at each stage of the project life cycle :

    Gathering and understanding Customer’s Business Requirements and demonstrating core Workday concepts, utilizing pre-delivered Workday solutions

    Translating Customer requirements into configured solutions and ensuring detailed unit testing of the Workday solution

    Supporting your customer during multiple rounds of testing, responding to and resolving test issues under the guidance of the Lead Consultant

    Undertaking final deployment activities for the customer, including the provision of knowledge transfer and post-production support activities

    Within your 1st year you can expect to have worked on at least 3 full-cycle implementation projects within your areas of expertise

    In your 2nd year, you’ll continue to build on the knowledge that you’ve learnt, through additional training offerings and multiple / concurrent project experiences.

    Here are some of the activities you will experience on your Workday career journey :

    Month 1 - 3 : Complete the Workday Adaptive Planning Certification training

    Once Certified, you’ll supplement your initial product knowledge through active project engagements, working under the guidance of a Functional Architect or Senior Consultant

    You will work closely with other Consulting teams on projects, including Integration Consultants, to ensure seamless collaboration between the various touchpoints of the application

    About You

    This role requires a blended mix of Functional and Technical Consulting skills relating to the implementation of business software applications.

    Workday Consultants act as trusted advisors to our Customers, as a result we are Business Consultants who are specialists in the functional aspects of the Workday platform.

    If you have existing or transferable experience in any of the following areas, then we’d love to hear from you!

    Basic Qualifications

  • 3+ years of experience working with, or implementing a Tier 1 Planning software application such as : Anaplan, OneStream, Hyperion or a similar application
  • Other Qualifications

  • Knowledge of Workday Adaptive Planning either as an implementer or user preferred
  • Prior Consulting experience, either as an Internal Consultant or with a Consulting / Software Company preferred
  • Business analysis and requirements gathering skills
  • A problem solver, with a passion for delivering exceptional levels of customer service
  • A strong presenter with excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability and desire to learn technology quickly through a mix of different mediums
  • Resourceful and adaptable; you’ll be comfortable working remotely, utilizing a variety of tools with a high degree of autonomy
  • Ability to travel as needed to client sites
  • As a federal contractor, Workday is requiring all new hires to verify that they are fully-vaccinated against COVID-19 within 72 hours of beginning employment with Workday, consistent with applicable law.

    Workday is an equal opportunity employer. Candidates who are not vaccinated due to a sincerely held religious belief, medical reasons, or other legally-protected reason should contact accommodations workday.

    com to explore what, if any, reasonable accommodations or exemptions Workday is able to offer.

    Colorado Equal Pay Statement :

    Disclosure required by sb19-085 (8-5-20) of the minimum salary compensation for this role to be located in the state of Colorado.

    Minimum salary for the role is listed below. As a part of the compensation package, this role may include eligible bonuses, equity and commissions.

    For more information regarding Workday benefits, please click here.

    Colorado minimum salary : $86,121.74

    Pursuant to applicable Fair Chance law, Workday will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records.

    Workday is an Equal Opportunity Employer including individuals with disabilities and protected veterans.

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