Workday Project Manager

Confidential Company  •  Worcester, MA
Salary depends on experience
Posted on 09/22/17
Confidential Company
Worcester, MA
Business Services
Salary depends on experience
Posted on 09/22/17


Kforce has a client seeking a Workday Project Manager in Worcester, MA. Principal Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Identify, define, document, and lead new and existing medium to large-sized projects for multiple functional areas
  • Coordinate with in-house, consultant, and other team members to successfully implement a new Enterprise Resource Planning infrastructure (ERP)
  • Produce project status communications to all levels of project management
  • Support the movement of new and changed projects through IT and master program governance
  • Provide decision support management including change and risks management
  • Contribute to the growing body of Program Management Organization knowledge including tools and practices that can be used by functional area project managers
  • Identify, document, assess, and mitigate program or program environment risks including but not limited to: budget, personnel, training, and competing priorities including other efforts in the portfolio
  • Develop and execute communication plans in partnership with otherinternal communicators to properly engage all stakeholders
  • Exercise good project management practices and processes in support of consistent project outcomes; employ the right level of process control at the right time (just-right project management)


  • Strong, working knowledge of standard and advanced project management practices
  • Strong, working understanding of standard higher education business practices
  • Demonstrated ability to think critically and modify approaches based on input from all constituents
  • Ability to transform high-level and incomplete information into structured business and IT action plans
  • Ability to effectively manage multiple projects simultaneously
  • Demonstrated ability to learn new technologies quickly and effectively
  • Ability to work with a large, diverse team across a matrixed organization
  • Experience in justifying and initiating projects and programs (includes budgeting, and timeline development)
  • Exquisite, effective verbal and written communication skills
  • Experience implementing complete Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) systems (e.g. Workday, Oracle/PeopleSoft, Banner, etc.)
  • PMP certification preferred
  • Experience working with c-level management preferred
  • Demonstrated experience in giving back to the profession of Project Management preferred

JobID: 1661550-AQG

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