HCM Programme Manager - Workday

Ref No. EMP463021
Location Worthing, England
Start date ASAP
Job type Contract (12 Months)
Job Status Closed
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Introduction

A reputable utilities organisation is requiring a HCM Programme Manager to manage an HCM Implementation Transformational Programme, and require someone with strong experience and knowledge of deploying Workday.

Important

HCM, Programme Manager, Workday

The Job

A reputable utilities organisation is requiring a HCM Programme Manager to manage an HCM Implementation Transformational Programme, and require someone with strong experience and knowledge of deploying Workday.

Please only apply if you have direct experience with Workday HCM System.

The Programme Manager is responsible for planning and managing projects and programmes of medium to significant complexity, including estimating, planning, execution, scheduling, and cost/budget development and tracking. The portfolio of programmes/complex projects includes management of IT in Property & Estates / capital programme IT portfolio.

PRINCIPAL DUTIES:

  • Directs and manages projects from beginning to end. Defines project scope, goals and deliverables that support business and IT goals, in collaboration with business owners, product owners, and other stakeholders.
  • Works with Business Owner/Sponsor and Solution Leader and others as needed, to create a project charter, including the definition of completion criteria.
  • Develops labour estimates, cost estimates, schedules, milestones, deliverables, and overall plans for projects. Determines the human resources - roles and skills - required to achieve project goals.
  • Works with other department managers for the acquisition of required personnel to staff the project. Determines the need for additional staff and/or consultants and recruits/hires if necessary during the project.
  • Provides leadership in forming the appropriate project team in order to meet the project's objectives.
  • Organises project work into manageable groups (project phases and work breakdown) and determines an effective approach for completing the work.
  • Ensures that appropriate timing, resources, and sequencing of the work efforts are aligned to produce the desired results within the project schedule.
  • Ensures that project and product interdependencies within a programme of multiple projects (and across other business lines and programs) are considered and are tracked as projects are planned and executed.
  • Conducts comprehensive project status reviews of a program of related projects and system and project interdependencies.
  • Communicates appropriate outcomes with Solution Leaders, Project Management, and Business Owners to provide timely and accurate information and status updates, along with issue and risk management within individual projects and across a program.
  • Assigns project work according to the plan and schedule. Monitors project activities and reports on status.
  • Reviews quality of work and manages integration of team members' work.
  • Proactively identifies risks and develops contingency plans, identifies issues and manages their timely resolution.
  • Tracks risks and issues in appropriate repositories and ensures their visibility to the people required to resolve them. Escalates risks and issues as appropriate.
  • Monitors overall project progress and manages any changes in project scope. Tracks financial performance of the project, including actual to budget tracking for labour hours and dollars, operating costs, and capital costs.
  • Communicates scope changes appropriately and gains authorization for additional funding as required.
  • Communicates project status, progress, and issues within the project team as well as to IT managers and staff, and to the business sponsor and business departments with involvement in the project.
  • Develops and executes complete project and product deployment communication plans. Delivers status reports on schedule and adapts their frequency and content to the needs of the business as well as IT requirements

QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE

  • PMP or Prince Certified
  • Association for Project Management (APM), Project Management Institute (PMI) or Chartered Management Institute (CMI) certified
  • Minimum Education: Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science or equivalent
  • Average 5+ years prior experience in Senior Project management / Programme Management
  • Experience with deployments of HCM Systems such as Workday
  • Managing large, complex IT / Systems Integration projects/programmes, including vendor/partner management
  • Commercial and contract experience
  • Demonstrable experience in managing IT projects
  • Managing programme deliveries
  • Experience in leading a programme management teams of 10+ staff

This is a 12 month contract paying up to £750 per day. Full remote work currently due to COVID-19 but some travel to West Sussex will be required in the future.

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