Workday HRIS Manager

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November 15, 2021
London, United Kingdom
Job Type
£70000 - £85000 per annum
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LOCATION: London/Remote 
START DATE: 04th January 2022 


This is a great opportunity for someone looking to take ownership of the HR systems within the business and work in a continually evolving function. 
You will get exposure to all areas of HR systems including Workday, our LMS and Intranet (Fuse Universal), our ATS (Jobvite) and payroll.
You’ll be working with senior leadership to optimise their current HR technology as well as working on new implementation projects. 
The beauty of working with a business investing in new technology means you will have a real opportunity to add value to the business through working on process mapping, system optimisation, system integration, improved functionality, enhanced user experience and automated/bespoke reporting.
Hands on Workday experience is essential!

Key responsibilities

  • Supporting the HR team using technology to deliver their priorities, projects and annual processes
  • Contribute as a key advisor and influence various HR projects and initiatives bringing HRIS expertise
  • Build trusted relationships across the HR team and other key stakeholders (e.g. Finance Senior Management), understanding their needs and advise on how to leverage HRIS to gain efficiencies and reach a seamless HRIS experience
  • Analysing, designing, developing, testing and supporting Workday functionality and configuration (such as HCM, Absence, Performance, Advanced Compensation, US Payroll)
  • Drive HRIS aspects of key annual processes such as, but not limited to, Performance Evaluation and Compensation Reviews
  • Recommending HR process improvement and systems development to support the drive for automation and process improvements across all HR Systems.
  • Responsible for data integrity within Workday, including quality, accuracy, reporting, timeliness and usability (includes core systems and related interfaces).
  • Design Workday reports focused on utility, visual presentation, and ease of interpretation for the end user.
  • Monitor support queries being raised, resolve where possible or liaise with 3rd party support agent
  • Provide support on ad-hoc projects as required.
  • Participate in the bi-annual Workday release cycle including (but not limited to) the following activities:
    • Research and assess changes to existing functionality and any new functionality relating to the functional area of support.
    • Prepare documents to be presented for additional functionality and impacts.
    • Assist with regression testing relating to the functional areas of support.
    • Update functional process guides, training materials and user guides for end users.
  • Manager of 1 Workday Analyst
  • Manage vendor relationships including with the relationship with Workday, AMS partner and other HR Systems
  • Create training guides and tools



  • Proven experience minimum 5 years with Workday systems support
  • Experience of configurating Workday HCM, Performance, Absence, security groups, business processes, creating reports and performing bulk data loads (EIBs)
  • Some knowledge of Workday integrations
  • Experience managing others
  • Experience in analysing and cleansing large quantities of data to produce workable business solutions
  • Ability to identify process efficiencies i.e. data flow across HR systems
  • Strong analytical skills (high level of MI reporting capability)
  • Experience in the continuous improvement of HR processes for a global organisation
  • Knowledge of HR best practice across HR employee lifecycle processes
  • Ability to build and maintain stakeholder relationships
  • Clear communicator, particularly when explaining complex technical principles to non-technical audiences
  • Ability to learn technology through instruction and self-training
  • Demonstrates high attention to detail with an innate need to investigate complex issues and thoroughly test solutions
  • Experience in UAT and regression system testing
  • Ability to work effectively under pressure with multiple deliverables, some larger with longer timelines and others requiring immediate attention and completion
  • Critical thinker with strong time-management, organisation, multi-tasking and prioritisation skills to meet deadlines is also a must
  • Educated to degree level (or equivalent)
  • Self-motivated, confident and result-driven individual


  • Experience of Workday Advanced Compensation
  • Knowledge of Workday US Payroll
  • Knowledge of HTML is desirable but not essential
  • Strong experience of working within an agile environment
  • Agile project management methodology
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