Workday Functional Consultant

  • Job Reference: 2178
  • Date Posted: 13 November 2023
  • Employer: Capgemini UK
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  • Location: London
  • Remote Working: Some remote working possible
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: I.T. & Communications
  • Job Type: Full Time

Job Description


System Implementation
User Research
Workday HCM
Workday EM

The job on offer

As a Workday Functional Consultant, you will have experience in the delivery of Workday HCM projects and be able to demonstrate a good knowledge of the policies and processes that drive best-practice functional design and configuration across Workday as well as the Workday deployment methodology.  In addition, you’ll have a strong knowledge of the cross-functional interdependencies and experience working with clients to address challenges. You’ll be comfortable working across functional, technical and data teams across consisting of UK-based and international team members, and linking-in to a wider programme and account team. Key will be your ability to understand the Workday solution and apply its functionality. 

Your role

You’ll be working with clients at all levels and advising them on the best solution possible using Workday to meet their HR process requirements. The role will include process and solution design with gap analysis to standard Workday functionality during the Architect stage, advising and influencing decisions of key business stakeholders. You’ll be undertaking the configuration of Workday and understand the dependent impacts on wider functional and technology landscapes. You will contribute to Capgemini’s Workday delivery initiatives and contribute to extending the expertise within the Workday Practice and wider within Capgemini. 

This is a unique opportunity to join and be part of growing the Capgemini Workday capability and working with a number of FTSE 100 companies. Capgemini’s Workday Practice is growing with more than 300 consultants globally and you’ll be an important part of the Workday capability. This role presents the opportunity to establish strong credentials as a Workday Consultant and Workstream Lead.

Your profile

You’ll have experience in at least three end-to-end Workday deployments as a Functional Consultant and/or Workstream Lead. 

Additionally, you’ll have

•    Strong Consulting skills – demonstrable presentation and client facing skills.  All candidates must be assertive and articulate with the ability to sustain, develop and grow existing customer relationships, and build new ones.
•    The ability to drive the Workday functional design, leading customers to make the hard decisions.
•    Good Knowledge of end-to-end HR processes, including UK and international statutory requirements and the sort of issues that clients will need to address through the implementation of Workday.
•    In-depth knowledge of the data requirements for Workday HCM and the ability to advise the client on the needs.
•    Knowledge of the Workday Roadmap and its competitors. 
•    A strong “can-do” attitude and willingness to share knowledge with and learn from their peers.
•    Current Workday certifications in Workday HCM and at least one other functional area.

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Why Capgemini is unique

We aim to build an environment where employees can enjoy a positive work-life balance.  Through our New Normal campaign, we are looking to embed hybrid working in all that we do and make flexible working arrangements the day-to-day reality for our people.  All UK employees are eligible to request flexible working arrangements. 

Employee wellbeing is vitally important to us as an organisation.  We see a healthy and happy workforce a critical component for us to achieve our organisational ambitions.  To help support wellbeing we have trained ‘Mental Health Champions’ across each of our business areas.  We have also invested in wellbeing apps such as Thrive and Peppy. 

We work with a range of clients all with a unique set of business, technological and societal ambitions.  Working for Capgemini you get to be at the forefront of designing future experiences, which truly impact our clients and wider society for the better.  

Get the future you want

Growing clients’ businesses while building a more sustainable, more inclusive future is a tough ask.  But when you join Capgemini, you join a thriving company and become part of a diverse collective of free-thinkers, entrepreneurs and industry experts.  A powerful source of energy that drives us all to find new ways technology  can help us reimagine what’s possible.  It’s why, together, we seek out opportunities that will transform the world’s leading businesses. And it’s how you’ll gain the experiences and connections you need to shape your future.   By learning from each other every day, sharing knowledge and always pushing yourself to do better, you’ll build the skills you want. And you’ll use them to help our clients leverage technology to grow their business and give innovation that human touch the world needs. So, it might not always be easy, but making the world a better place rarely is.  Capgemini. Get The Future You Want.t the future you want:

About Capgemini

Capgemini is a global leader in partnering with companies to transform and manage their business by harnessing the power of technology. The Group is guided everyday by its purpose of unleashing human energy through technology for an inclusive and sustainable future. It is a responsible and diverse organization of over 360,000 team members in more than 50 countries. With its strong 55-year heritage and deep industry expertise, Capgemini is trusted by its clients to address the entire breadth of their business needs, from strategy and design to operations, fueled by the fast evolving and innovative world of cloud, data, AI, connectivity, software, digital engineering and platforms. The Group reported in 2022 global revenues of €22 billion.