: Consultant, People Technology

Job Description:

The Workday/HRIS Consultant will be part of a group that supports many of the HR and People Operations functions. They are responsible for working with end users to gather business requirements, troubleshoot systems issues, and perform ongoing configuration of the system. This resource leads and delivers discrete projects within the systems group, and may involve managing resources from other groups within TripAdvisor and/or outside consultants.

This role has global reach, interacting with clients in all geographies where TripAdvisor has employees. The ideal candidate will have considerable expertise in HR systems, especially Workday.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Leverages mastery-level knowledge of Workday, and other systems as assigned, to lead in the configuration and deployment of new modules / functionality
  • Participates in initiatives that integrate Workday with other systems and help define functional requirements with the HR users and vendors
  • Owns configuration for assigned areas
  • Leverages independent judgement in obtaining superior results
  • Evaluates, communicates, and coordinates the technical impacts of Workday configuration decisions
  • Creates and maintains custom reporting in the system
  • Educates users on the use and features of Workday
  • Manages projects leveraging project management principles
  • Tracks issues and risks, communicates status and escalates concerns to management
  • Identifies opportunities to alter business processes and configuration to better dovetail with Workdays strengths
  • Assists and provides Level 2 Support on HR production issues
  • Other duties as assigned

Required Skills/Abilities:

  • A. / B.S. with Masters preferred
  • 12+ Years business experience, preferably in the HR domain
  • 5+ Years Workday experience, preferably as a Workday consultant certified in one or more of the following areas
    • Core HR
    • Talent & Performance
    • Learning
    • Core and/or Advanced Compensation
  • Broad Workday expertise to provide a solution with options
  • Excellent business analysis skills: timeline planning, requirements definition and documentation, test planning, deployment approaches
  • Exceptional written and verbal communication capabilities
  • Ability to communicate effectively with all levels within the organization
  • Superior detail orientation, organization, and analytical skills
  • Outstanding Excel skills and knowledge of MS Project or other Cloud based Project management tools
  • Thrive on simultaneously managing multiple responsibilities
  • Ability to operate effectively in a dynamic, growing environment with minimal supervision
  • Leads in the delivery of HRIS strategies and goals that align with company objectives
  • Experience with change management methods and programs a plus
  • Experience with Agile and/or Design Thinking methodologies a plus
  • Works hard, but can laugh and have fun in the process