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Senior Workday Administrator

Columbia Sportswear Company

Job - Corporate/Business

Close Date: 06/15/2019



The Senior Workday Administrator is a key member of Columbia Sportswear’s Global HR Solutions team. You will apply understanding of core Human Resources (HR) business processes; enabling support and maintenance of the systems delivering these processes. The Senior Workday Administrator is a subject matter expert and point-of-contact for assigned functional areas and Centers of Excellence (COE’s); ensuring data integrity, testing of system changes and the analysis of data and work flows to further process improvement opportunities. This role is instrumental in the success of key elements of our Workday implementation and will act as a consultative partner for cross-functional business teams.




Responsibilities:
•Serve as a team lead overseeing support for HR technology enhancements including prioritization, research, resolution, change management and issue tracking
•Function as subject matter expert to optimize global use of Workday and HR technology solutions for enhanced operations and consistent user experience. Assess system functionality and actively participate in project life cycles: requirements gathering, configuration, testing, training, deployment and change management
•Participate and lead cross functional interview sessions to gather and elicit information from functional managers and staff regarding business processes
•Recommend process improvements and innovative solutions. Serve as an HR technology liaison with COE’s, HRIT, Finance and other stakeholders regarding business process design, data integrity and security requirements
•Responsible for testing, change management and coordination of enhanced configurations related to system upgrades
•Oversee development of user procedures, guidelines and documentation for HR technology systems
•Assist project teams associated with global HR technology projects and initiatives
Experience:
•Bachelor’s Degree in Business, Human Resources, related field or equivalent experience
•8+ years of experience as a business analyst or relevant business facing role
•Workday certification or experience preferred, with applied knowledge of HCM, Recruiting, Talent, Compensation and Benefit module configuration
•Workday security administration familiarity required
•Solid knowledge of principles, concepts and theories within HCM solutions with an ability to train and lead team members
•Applied experience gathering business process information and articulating findings to process models
•Proven ability to influence and drive toward agreement with cross-functional business teams
•Experience working at a detailed level, validating converted data and process materials
•Creation, organization and delivery of training materials and meetings
•Previous experience within a global workforce and an awareness and sensitivity to cultural differences
•Advanced experience using Microsoft Excel to create spreadsheets, charts and pivot tables




This job description is not meant to be an all-inclusive list of duties and responsibilities, but constitutes a general definition of the position's scope and function in the company.




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