Workday Project Manager - Education & Government (R00051810_Columbus)
Workday Project Manager
We are a global collective of innovators applying the New every day to improve the way the world works and lives. New doesn’t mean being ahead of the curve; new is pushing forward the curve, riding the edge where the impossible meets the transformational and making it reality where it matters. Help us show the world what’s possible as you partner with clients to unlock hidden value and deliver innovative solutions. Empowered with innovative tools, continuous learning and a global community of diverse talent and perspectives, we drive success in a new business architecture that disrupts conventional practices. Our expertise spans 40+ industries across 120+ countries and impacts millions of lives every day. We turn ideas into reality.
As a member of one of the world’s largest Workday-certified teams, you’ll be part of a team of advisory professionals who deliver more than just technology. From rapid deployments to entire transformations, you’ll deliver integrated, payroll, cloud-based HR and financial management solutions that put organizations on the fast track to a better way to work.
As a Workday Project Manager your primary responsibilities may include:
Establish and maintain strong client relationships
Create and deliver project level documentation (i.e., status reports, RAID logs, project plans etc)
Ensure project is delivered on-time and on-budget
Maintain responsibility for performance, cost, scope, schedule, quality, and appropriate business measurements
Assist as needed in the sales process including scoping projects and estimating efforts to complete the implementation
Ensure projects are properly planned and staffed.
Track issues and risks, communicate status and escalate concerns applications.
Work with the client project manager to identify/resolve all issues that could impact project scope and/or time frames.
Ensure the project is delivered within the budget outlined in the SOW.
Present client with change orders in the event they're asking Workday to perform tasks that are outside the scope of the SOW.
Present at Executive Steering Committee meetings as needed
Work with Delivery Assurance to ensure compliance with agreed to checkpoints.
Participate in the sales cycle when requested to gather requirements, formulate delivery approach and develop a proposal/SOW.
Understand and apply Workday and Accenture methodologies.
Support innovation through the creation of new industry leading methods and assets
Why should I join the Accenture Workday team?
Innovate every day. Be at the forefront of designing and delivering Workday solutions that push boundaries and create new opportunities for our clients.
Lead with the industry’s best. Join an industry-recognized global cloud leader with more than 1,200 Workday certified professionals collaborating to drive enterprise-wide transformational projects on a global scale. Accenture has worked with more than 600 clients to deliver Workday deployments to unlock the potential of their organizations.
Learn and grow continuously. Harness unmatched training and professional development to help you build and advance your Workday, consultative and delivery skills. With learning resources, interactive classroom courses, real-life client simulations and ongoing mentoring available when you need it, you’ll expand your thinking beyond the core Workday implementation.
Who will be successful at Accenture?
It’s not just what you know or where you’ve been that propels success at Accenture: It’s who you are, fundamentally, as a person. We prize diversity in backgrounds and perspectives. Whatever your unique qualities, a few key traits should apply: You’re passionate about technology and motivated to apply the latest technology trends. You’re proactive and collaborative; a leader with effective communication skills. You’re driven by new challenges and are motivated to improve. You’re a creative problem solver with the flexibility to navigate uncertainty. You’re focused on the future with a desire to develop inclusive, responsible and sustainable solutions to complex challenges.Qualifications
Here’s what you need:
Existing and up to date Workday Partner Certification in PM
3+ years of consulting experience, most recently in a Sr. Consultant, or similar level role, preferably with a large consulting firm
2+ years of Workday Implementations, most recently in a leadership role
Experience managing teams of 1+ persons
Bachelor’s degree or equivalent (minimum 12 years) work experience. (If Associate Degree, must have minimum 6 years of work experience) & ability to travel up to 80%
Bonus points if:
3+ years prior experience implementing Workday with a certified Workday implementer.
2+ years of experience delivering Workday implementations
1+ year of demonstrated experience as a Workday Project Manager
Demonstrated strong proficiency utilizing project management tools such as MS Project
Demonstrated commitment and achievement to delivery excellence and client relationship management
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