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Workday Implementation HCM / Talent Consultant - Virtual

Workday Implementation HCM / Talent Consultant - Virtual

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Alight Solutions Is Looking For A Workday Implementation HCM / Talent Consultant

As part of an industry-leading team, you will help drive results for our clients by delivering innovative and effective solutions as part of our Implementation Cloud Services business group within Alight Solutions.

The Implementation Consultant is accountable for Talent or HCM operational leadership, project implementation management and client relationship management. Role is also responsible for providing functional leadership and guidance on Aon Hewitt best practices. Implementation responsibilities will be for a single domain (Talent or HCM) within a broad HR BPO implementation. Overall responsibilities span project management, processes and technology in order to successfully deliver the domain implementation plan and services for live date. The Implementation Consultant should have a deep knowledge of Talent/HCM subject matter, process and proficient technical knowledge. The Implementation Consultant should have a good understanding of the overall service delivery model while also having some knowledge of project management and the system life cycle.

Job responsibilities:

  • Provides input to planning of work activities related to the Talent/HCM domain within the overall implementation
  • Manages execution of project plan and deliverables for the Talent/HCM domain
  • Provides input to requirements calendar
  • Accountable for the completion of Process Requirements Documents (PRD's)
  • Plans, schedules, and leads preparation for process requirements sessions
  • Lead facilitator for PRD discussions with assistance from Workday implementation partner and team Business Analysts (BA's)
  • Accountable for the development/completion of Internal Acceptance Testing (IAT) test scenarios and scripts (supported by the Implementation Test Lead)
  • Accountable for the development/completion of SOP's/Process Flows, including integrated process flows cross domain as needed
  • Owns and runs domain aligned status update meetings internally and with client ( as applicable)
  • Primary escalation point between Operations and IT/PMO on risks/issues/solution needs
  • Coordinates team members, drives action items to resolution, ensures updates to change log for domain occur, participates in issue/solution log discussions
  • Prepares for and participates in Workday training
  • Ensures ongoing delivery colleagues have been on-boarded and operations infrastructure is established for live date
  • Plans, coordinates, and supports the integration of India colleagues into the overall implementation project (as applicable)
  • Consult/collaborate with internal/external stakeholders to ensure alignment on priorities and ensure adoption of service delivery model
  • Escalates, assess, and/or mitigates (when required) risk/opportunities, including contract compliance, performance/delivery, adherence to Best Practices, standardized procedures & documentation, budget deviations

You Bring Knowledge and Expertise


Required Experience:

  • HRMS / HCM implementation experience required, Workday experience a plus
  • 5+ years professional experience in consulting or operational environment
  • Client consulting and coaching experience using highly developed interpersonal, influence, and relationship skills
  • Familiar with Project Management processes
  • Ability to work under tight deadlines managing multiple tasks
  • Ability to understand and analyze the impact of changing priorities and balance resources appropriately
  • Deep HRMS/HCM or Talent functional and operational knowledge required
  • Proven ability in partnering with business leadership in the creation and achievement of communication strategies and the ability to communicate effectively with different levels of management and influence multiple stakeholder groups
  • Proven ability to work effectively with business sponsors to gain necessary resources and support in a highly matrixed organizational structure
  • Experience in leveraging a Systems Development Life Cycle framework to project work
  • Travel is required, up to 25%


  • Undergraduate Degree (BA, BBA, BS in Business), or equivalent degree or work experience required.

We offer you

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

Our Colleague Experience

At Alight Solutions, we are reimaging how people and organizations thrive. To deliver on this purpose, we do things differently. From company leaders to our newest colleagues, we all play a role in bringing our values to life. Every colleague shapes how Alight can become better, stronger and brighter – together. With technology as our catalyst and humanity at our core, we advance each day toward a better future in work and life.

About Alight Solutions

As the leading provider of benefits administration and cloud-based HR and financial solutions, we enhance work and life through our service, technology and data. Our 22,000 colleagues across 14 global centers deliver an unrivaled consumer experience for our clients and their people. We are Alight. Reimagining how people and organizations thrive.

By applying for a position with Alight, you understand that, should you be made an offer, it will be contingent on your undergoing and successfully completing a background check consistent with Alight’s employment policies. Background checks may include some or all of the following based on the nature of the position: SSN/SIN validation, education verification, employment verification, and criminal check, search against global sanctions and government watch lists, fingerprint verification, credit check, and/or drug test. You will be notified during the hiring process which checks are required by the position.

Alight Solutions provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, pregnancy, childbirth or related medical condition, veteran, marital, parental, citizenship, or domestic partner status, or any other status protected by applicable national, federal, state or local law. Alight Solutions is committed to a diverse workforce and is an affirmative action employer.

Nothing in this job description restricts management's right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities of this job to other entities; including but limited to subsidiaries, partners, or purchasers of Alight business units.


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