Manager, HR Systems - Workday


San Ramon, CA

Industry: Staffing & Recruiting


11 - 15 years

Posted 264 days ago

  by    Colleen Tanaka

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As Manager, HR Systems - Workday, you will drive and manage technology operational strategies, design, and support for all of Robert Half?s Core HR, Talent Management, and Recruiting programs globally. Responsibilities will include leading and developing a team of HR Systems analysts to delivery best practice solutions. As leader of the HR, Talent Management, and Recruiting systems function, you will establish and maintain strong internal and external customer and vendor relationships. Working with cross-functional teams and vendors, you will be responsible for ensuring successful implementations that are on time and on a budget. Using your Workday knowledge and expertise, you will drive successful execution of business priorities and initiatives for technology enhancements ensuring systems are up to date and providing a return on investment.

Your specific responsibilities include:

Relationship Management

  • Establish partnerships with third party vendors to ensure effective service delivery
  • Develop and maintain partnerships with IT, Finance, and across all functional areas to develop and execute on innovative solutions in support of business objectives
  • Coordinate with other departments to deliver HR, Talent Management, and Recruiting systems and lead the team in a service oriented and integrated human resources operations function
  • Partner with the IT function to ensure all enhancements and changes implemented by the HR, Talent Management, and Recruiting Systems team align to business developed roadmaps and enable corporate business services

Staffing and Development/Leadership

  • Partner with the business to understand the business needs of today while building a strong foundation resulting in the development of a group that can provide support
  • Ensure allocation of resources and responsibilities across the team to deliver business results, managing resource planning process
  • Engage team in the innovation of new ideas for improvement to business processes and procedures that will benefit the HR systems department and the entire organization
  • Perform performance reviews and establish compensation levels for roles in HR, Talent Management, and Recruiting systems team
  • Provide leadership and guidance to direct reports to solve complex problems

System Development (Build/Test/Roll-out)

  • Establish best practices and processes to ensure the highest data integrity
  • Ensure improved solution repeatability by establishing and enforcing process standards and evaluation criteria
  • Manage initiatives and projects from all HR areas
  • Oversees the specification, development, and implementation of new or redesigned systems, reports, and system procedures for internal use
  • Identify ways to improve governance and documentation related to execution of HR, Talent Management, and Recruiting, reporting, processes, and systems enhancements

Business Requirements, System Analysis/ Evaluation 

  • Engage with the HR, Talent Management, and Recruiting business owners to understand, clarify, and document the objectives and success factors for execution of technical solutions that support business based project initiatives
  • Leverage existing technical standards to design solutions for projects
  • Establishes data architecture, structure, files, interface requirements and data integrity protocols for ongoing administration
  • Establish best practices to ensure the highest data integrity

Project Management 

  • Lead the coordination of all resources both internal and external departments that are impacted by application maintenance and enhancements
  • Responsible for budget and timelines for HR, Talent Management, and Recruiting system projects

Production Support/System Administration 

  • Drive a culture of outstanding customer service, identify best practice and ensure high standards of accuracy and quality are maintained through effective quality control mechanisms
  • Provide escalation of issues and assist in resolving complex issues
  • Effectively manage all business support activities and staff associated with HR, Talent Management, and Recruiting systems

Security Administration/Audit Controls 

  • Define and maintain documented policies and procedures, ensuring compliance with U.S. and global regulatory requirements and internal controls


  • Bachelor?s Degree in Business, HR, MIS or related area
  • 10+ years?experience in HRMS application support for business analysis, design, configuration, testing, and implementation; 3+ years?Workdayexperiencerequired; Global experience a plus 
  • 5+ years of direct management/supervisory experience in human resources
  • 10+ years? Business Systems and project delivery experience, preferably in an HR, Talent Management, or Recruiting environment
  • Knowledge and understanding of human resources management to include organization development, talent management, and recruiting
  • 5+ years?experience with Workday using HR, Talent Management, and Recruiting reporting tools with multiple vendor solutions is required
  • Benefits system administration, state and federal regulations regarding workers?compensation, FMLA, COBRA, the Affordable Care Act and HIPAA knowledge a plus
  • Solid experience in MS Office applications: Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Outlook.  
  • Experience with full Software Development Life Cycle preferred
  • Experience building and maintaining relationships with external vendors and managing work to achieve successful strategic objectives
  • Expert in an integration of related technology with business and computer systems, preferably in an HR, Talent Management or Recruiting environment
  • Ability to work with and through people to establish goals, objectives, and action plans
  • Knowledge of database software, tools, and usage
  • Excellent organizational skills
  • Highly proficient project management skills