Job Description :
We’re looking for a Functional Project Manager with 5+ years of experience to lead a Workday implementation project in St. Louis, Missouri.

In this position, you will lead an enterprise wide Workday project and help organize/guide our clients team. If you enjoy organizing project teams, developing project governance structures and project plans, then this is the opportunity for you!

18 month contract

As Workday Project Manager, you will:

Manage large Workday project implementations

Demonstrate technical and domain expertise in Workday HCM, and Finance

Become an expert in Workday's Implementation Methodology and Implementation Methodology

Be responsible for the project schedule, scope, resource, quality, communication, contract, integration, and risk
management in an agile environment

Have the ability to handle process redesign in the HR and Financial state.

Coordinate and complete project's scope on time, within budget, and meet the highest of quality standards

Lead large project teams of onshore and offshore resources

Ensure projects are properly planned and staffed

Own/maintain the project budget to ensure the project is delivered within the approved budget

Identify issues and risks to the project and their impact to scope, schedule, quality & cost and drive to resolution

Report back to client senior management and project leadership

Work with our clients customer PM to identify and resolve project issues

Work with Workday Delivery Assurance team to ensure compliance w/agreed checkpoints

Ensure customers take advantage of Workday best practices

Be familiar with procurement and grants

Assist in the transition of the customer from professional services to Workday customer support

Coach/Mentor team members for successful customer delivery

Identify opportunities to position other service offerings

Ensure client can serve as a reference upon completing their implementation

Travel up to 80% if not local to Missouri

Job Requirements for Workday Project Manager:

5+ years Project Management experience with packaged software or custom development implementations

5+ years of experience leading teams of technical experts in a hands-on environment requiring both technical and PM

Experience implementing Workday – HCM & Finance

Working knowledge with the following core business area:

Human Resources


Great presentation and communication skills

Higher Education industry experience a major plus

Prefer hands on experience with Workday and/or Workday Certification

BS or BA degree or equivalent combination of education and experience

Preferred Certifications

Project Management Professional (PMP)

Workday Project Manager, HCM

Higher Education certification preferred

Equal Opportunity:

We and our clients are equal opportunity employers who value diversity at our companies. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or
disability status.