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Imagine…being part of a dynamic and innovative team in the forefront of Global HR Systems, by ensuring a great employee experience through simplified digital products and services. The image you can make a difference by building rock-solid Workday HR solutions that are the foundation for their (Digital) People Strategy. Are you motivated to continuously improve Global HR solutions to meet the needs of the users? This might be the job for you!

Workday is their leading global HR solution and the basis of their digitalization roadmap. In 2019 the team implemented Workday in many countries.

You and your job:
As a Workday specialist, you make a difference. Main responsibilities:
• Support & maintain Workday: solving issues, executing several standard requests, performing data loads and impact assessments, configuring changes, testing and analyzing releases;
• Analyse (business) requirements and describe pros and cons of solution options, propose new design in line with global design and design principles;
• Cooperate closely with global and local HR teams to understand their needs and pro-actively come up with solutions for improving Workday;
• Develop and give training to global and local HR teams and non-HR teams on how to use the system in case of new features;
• Cooperate with IT colleagues to also include the impact of changes on integrations and downstream systems.

Practical Examples:
• building and improving the Workday system, with a focus on the onboarding journey for employees and managers
• discuss your creative solutions with your team members and determine what is the best solution
• fitting all the puzzle pieces, and improving the release speed together
Facts & Figures
• 36 to 40 hours per week

Top 3 responsibilities
• Continuously developing and building the chosen solutions to improve the Workday system and create the optimal working of the system
• Delivering and challenging the team developers and business analysts on all topics related to quality
• looking for technical and performance improvements in the chosen solution
• Having a strong customer focus and good communication skills to be able to deliver the best results for the team

With each other
Collaboration is at the heart of everything the team does, across functions as well as across geographies. As a Workday specialist, you become part of Global HR Systems within IT. This Chapter is responsible for implementing the standards for the global HR Solutions way-of-working, data management and Dutch payroll, and other SAAS solutions working with HR teams worldwide. Standards that aim for a world-class, agile professional HR organization that delivers business value through standardization, simplification, and digitalization, increased forecasting capabilities, and proactive handling of services: high tech, high touch.

Together we achieve more than alone:
The team believes in the power of difference. Bringing together people's differences is what makes us an even better bank. So they are very curious about what you can bring to the team at Global HR Systems.

‘With the implementation of Workday, the team established the fundament for solid basic HR solutions worldwide. And that’s only the beginning. Simple and digital access to HR information and services will be embedded as part of the end-to-end employee experience, just like you as a customer expect in your daily life. It’s great to take charge of building an HR way of working focused on everyday learning to improve the way they deliver their services and make you happy.”

The 110 employees of the CHRO HR IT Systems department, support the mission and strategy of the bank, making sure they deliver great Tech solutions for employees and society as a whole. This they realize through collaboration; as one solution-oriented team.

About this client: It runs operations in 38 countries, for more than 9.500.000 customers. Together with these customers, our members of the cooperative, and our partners, they work side-by-side towards a world in which there is sufficient food supply for everyone. Locally, they work towards a country providing a home, work, and opportunity to happy people.

You and your talent:
• University Degree preferably in the field of Computer Science, Information Technology, or Business Administration.
• A quality mindset
• Good understanding of HR policies and processes
• Team player who can work under pressure and set priorities and who sees having fun as part of the job.
• Knowledge of and experience with DevOps teams, (scaled) Agile.
• Minimum of 3 years of recent Workday configuration experience in the Recruitment and Talent & Performance module and 1 year in one or more additional modules such as HCM core, Absence, (Advanced) Compensation, Learning or Expenses.
• Fluent in English and preferably another foreign language (Portuguese, or Spanish would be very nice) both verbal and written.







Language English