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Consultant (Workday HCMS Project)

Job Title: Consultant (Workday HCMS Project)
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Dubai, United Arab Emirates
REF: 1137
Contact Name: Hawkara Ahmed
Job Published: about 1 year ago

Job Description

An oil operator is looking for a consultant who can join their IT team for 6-9 months to support our project implementation (Workday HCMS Project). Successful candidate is expected to support the company's implementation activities by leading testing strategies, data preparations, participate in design workshops with implementation partner, preform and support training and testing workshops.

The project started in April and they are still in design phase. The following modules are in scope:

  • Core HCM
  • Onboarding
  • Succession Planning
  • Compensation
  • Talent and Performance
  • HCM Mobile


Key Responsibilities of the role would be:

  • Be a lead IT member of the company's implementation project team
  • Responsible for developing the Workday test strategy for the company, preparing the test plan and managing the test activities at the different project stages (i.e. resources, results, issues etc.)
  • Responsible for driving the integrations
  • Responsible for gathering input for integrations, aligning between implementation partner and IT/ business
  • Manage test scenario’s and strategy for the integrations and execute testing of the integrations
  • Responsible for managing project resources in the test stream
  • Drives strategic discussions and challenge vendor on deliverables and timelines
  • Assist and support project team in technical matters
  • Report to the company's IT project management and carry out all Workday implementation related tasks given by the company


Required Experience:

  • Workday certified
  • Minimum 4-5 years’ Workday experience
  • At least 2 full life cycle Workday implementation projects


Required Qualifications:

  • Hands on experience on Workday implementation
  • Knowledge of how to set up a Workday test strategy, test plan and test scenario’s
  • Experience with Workday integrations (specifically payroll and ERP system)
  • Knowledge of interface design, ETL processes
  • This role will require interaction with project team, the company's IT team and Implementation partner
  • Able to manage dependencies within the test activities (e.g. how different areas are linked)
  • Strong interpersonal skills and ability to deal with cultural diversity
  • Accurate way of working and good communication skills

Note: Due to the large number of applications, only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.