Workday Absence Consultant
Virtual, United Kingdom
5d ago

Join Alight Solutions, you will have a bright future!

Alight Solutions are currently recruiting for a number of Workday Consultants - You will play a key role as part of an industry-

leading team helping to drive results for our clients by delivering innovative and effective solutions as part of our Cloud Deployment Solutions business group.

Location is home-based with travel to client sites (up to 40%)

Our Values : People Matter, Excellence Every Day, Think Forward, Act Now and Be REAL

Your impact as a Consultant

  • Become a hands-on subject matter expert in the Workday product suite, specialising and deepening skill set within a particular functional area such as Financials or HR (HCM, compensation, benefits, payroll, talent& performance, recruiting, absence, time tracking or learning)
  • Work closely with the client to understand requirements and design, build, configure and test the Workday solution, with support from the Lead Functional Consultant on your team
  • Play an active role in your area of expertise, a point of reference for sharing knowledge and information with colleagues, collaborating to improve internal capability, including training and mentoring of new team members
  • Develop strong and trusting relationships with other members of the project team and management as well as external clients
  • Understand and apply Workday and Alight methodologies
  • Contribute to Alight financial performance through contributing to high client satisfaction and high standard of service to the client, managing your work on several concurrent projects
  • Keep up to date with latest HR thinking, tools and techniques in your area of expertise and draw upon this to influence clients and project delivery
  • Your Skills and Qualifications should reflect our values and will include :

  • Advanced analytical, technical skills evidenced by playing a role in projects or in a Workday support environment
  • Exposure to the deployment of HR or Financial Systems (Ideally Workday or alternatively, PeopleSoft, Oracle or similar applications)
  • Ideally, consultancy experience of HR, Payroll or financial processes
  • Excellent oral and written communications skills
  • Good presentation and facilitation skills
  • Experience of confidently managing stakeholders
  • Evidence of collaboration and contribution to your previous work environments
  • Ideally, experience working on multiple concurrent projects
  • Ideally, experience playing a lead role in virtual teams
  • Ability to act with integrity
  • Able to self-manage confidently, with good personal productivity and self-motivation
  • In return, you will be offered extensive training and development including Workday accreditation, opportunity to work on a variety of major projects and the opportunity to develop subject matter specialism

    We offer you a competitive total rewards package, continuing education & training, and tremendous potential with a growing worldwide organization.


  • Nothing in this job description restricts management's right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities of this job to other entities;
  • including but not limited to subsidiaries, partners, or purchasers of Alight business units.

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