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Workday HCM Manager

Birmingham, Leeds, London, Manchester, Reading
Closing date
3 Jul 2024

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Job Title/Req Number: Workday HCM Consultant - Manager - 104008

Base Location: London


The KPMG Powered Enterprise function is a cornerstone of our business. We do work that matters to our local business and communities – supporting technical innovation and adoption of cutting edge solutions across the United Kingdom. Working on complex engagements for the whole of the KPMG client side business portfolio through delivery of core technology and managed services capabilities, collaboration and innovation development services and building of our Alliances network. Our integrated capability teams design, build and operate flexible technology enabled solutions for clients to help them solve the most complex business problems and transform their operations. These clients trust us to get it right first time.

KPMG is one of the world's largest and most respected consultancy businesses, we've supported the UK through times of war and peace, prosperity and recession, political and regulatory upheaval. We've proudly stood beside the institutions and businesses which make the UK what it is.

Why Join KPMG Powered Enterprise function as Workday HCM Consultant – Manager?

Powered Enterprise is KPMG’s world-class accelerated Enterprise Business Transformation approach for cloud-based solutions that uses pre-designed back-office leading practices and KPMG’s six layer Target Operating Model. It enables clients to make better, faster decisions, resulting in a quicker implementation and a faster path to Return on Investment. This solution combines the breadth and scale of KPMG’s leading practice, capabilities and insight into a complete solution for an effective back-office. 

The Powered Apps teams are communities of technology focussed professionals who work together to deliver KPMG Powered Enterprise though a standardised delivery model, which drives professional delivery to clients. The teams use their functional knowledge and experience (e.g. Finance, HR, Procurement), coupled with their expertise in the cloud applications (e.g. Workday, Oracle, Coupa) to lead and deliver client programmes, support pre-sales activities and develop improvement and extensions to Powered Enterprise. KPMG are growing their S&D - Powered Apps team to meet an ever increasing demand for our market leading services and are seeking IT management consultants with relevant expertise and experience. 


What will you be doing?


  • Developing end to end solutions using the best of good industry practise combined with understanding the optionality available within the product.
  • Lead the end to end delivery of workstreams, including managing offshore teams in the delivery of Workday HCM Cloud transformations and business process change.
  • Leading client facing meetings and facilitation of workshops with larger groups of client teams
  • Lead an offshore team to design, configure and test a module or process area to successful deployment for a client
  • Develop lasting client relationships and actively building a network and range of experience to help address client needs


What will you need to do it?



  • Experience of implementing at least one module of the Workday HR/HCM cloud platform
  • Certification in Workday Core HCM module
  • Background working as a Functional Consultant, advising and implementing business process changes within HR.
  • Demonstrable experience of leading client facing meetings and facilitation of workshops with larger groups of client teams
  • Been responsible for the end to end delivery of workstreams, including leading offshore teams to design, configure and test a module or process area to successful deployment for a client
  • Consultancy background with experience assisting in pre sales and business development activities.



Skills we’d love to see/Amazing Extras:


  • Experience in other Workday HCM packages such as Comp & Bens, Absence or Talent
  • Workday Certification in other modules. 


To discuss this or wider Technology roles with our recruitment team, all you need to do is apply, create a profile, upload your CV and begin to make your mark with KPMG.


Our Locations:


We are open to talk to talent across the country but our core Tech hubs for this role are:

  • London Canary Wharf
  • Manchester
  • Birmingham
  • Leeds

This position will largely be based from London

With 20 sites across the UK, we can potentially facilitate office work, working from home, flexible hours, and part-time options. If you have a need for flexibility, please register and discuss this with our team.


KPMG’s objective is to create an inclusive workplace where difference is valued and talented individuals are treated with respect, have choices to their working patterns and in their development.

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