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Alight Solutions LLC

Workday Managing Consultant (Workday Recruiting Certified)

Nashville, TN / Remote

Your candidacy is currently being considered for a requisition for an Alight Inc group company. As you may be aware, Alight has announced intent to divest its Payroll & Professional Services business to HIG Capital. After the transaction closes, this position will be aligned to the new Payroll & Professional Services owned by HIG Capital ('Divested Group'). By applying for this position which will be with the Divested Group company, you understand and agree to the information you submitted for your application with Alight being shared with the Divested Group company. In addition, if you are made an offer of employment, it will be contingent on your undergoing and successfully completing a background check consistent with the Divested Group company employment policies.

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Workday Recruiting Managing Consultant (Recruiting certified)

Manages project resources responsible for ensuring timely and quality execution of client deliverables and consulting with clients on Workday projects. Develops solutions to complex problems/projects across multiple domains and/or clients and leads large enterprise projects (CDS). Participates in client sales meetings as Subject Matter Expert/Advisor. Actively develops less experienced colleagues and leads internal initiatives to improve domain.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for leading one or more areas of a large project and/or multiple concurrent projects potentially over longer periods of duration.
  • Responsible for managing all stages of the project for the client, from planning and design phases through testing and deployment.
  • Responsible for coordinating the work of others, regardless of people management responsibilities. Managing project FTE, scope, risk, budget, quality, and timeline.
  • Motivates colleagues to think outside of the box and bring ideas to fruition.
  • Understands agendas and others' perspectives, recognizing and effectively balancing the interests and needs of one's own group with those of the broader organization.
  • Develops processes and methodology within and across HCM/FINs.
  • Demonstrates comprehensive understanding and champions project methodology and Alight best practices.
  • Provides a proactive interface between the external clients and the internal staff to ensure effective coordination and delivery of Workday projects.
  • Able to consult to dependencies and integration aspects across and within Workday.
  • Champions a Workday product area within and outside of the team.
  • Responsible for client delivery and project satisfaction related to domain area.
  • Integrates with other areas across Alight and functions to provide a complete solution.
  • Significantly contributes to the practice area and business as a whole by providing leadership and direction to other team members: suggests improvements, provides training and mentoring to colleagues, and supports knowledge management.
  • Utilizes industry and consulting experience to define and lead internal initiatives that will actively contribute to the operational success of the organization.
  • Visibility as an expert within the Workday ecosystem product groups/chats.
  • Participates in client sales meetings, assisting with collateral creation where needed.
  • Creates work estimates and solutions for small to large bodies of work.

Additional business area specific duties and responsibilities:

  • For CDS, leads Large Enterprise implementations and participates in client sales meetings as Subject Matter Expert/Advisor.

Knowledge, Education, Certification, Skills & Technical Proficiencies

  • Bachelor's Degree or equivalent in technical, business, or financial discipline
  • Certified in Workday HCM and Recruiting. Additional Workday certifications may be required
  • Recognizes and tackles difficult conversations proactively. Strong soft skills that facilitate resolution and win-win approach
  • Strong communication skills including the ability to synthesize information into clear, concise messages
  • Proven consultative skills to guide client and internal discussions to agreement of solutions in a timely manner
  • Experience implementing complex, practical business solutions under multiple deadlines
  • Ability to be effectively and actively engage on multiple, concurrent projects
  • Able to prioritize and organize increasingly complex work to ensure overall timeliness and quality standards
  • Proven experience working creatively and analytically in a dynamic environment
  • Demonstrated advanced experience with Excel and PowerPoint
  • Exhibits problem-solving skills, including troubleshooting issues and escalates as appropriate
  • Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written, including clear articulation of complex messages and requirements
  • Demonstrated commitment and achievement to delivery excellence and client satisfaction
  • Proven experience demonstrating initiative and curiosity to build skills in other areas by leveraging available trainings and Workday documentation
  • 7-8 years relevant work experience required; 2+ years' Workday specific experience
  • Previous consulting experience either as an internal consultant or with a consulting/software organization in another ERP application (e.g. PeopleSoft)
  • Experience defining global HR business and systems strategy, developing system requirements and implementing practical business solutions under multiple deadlines
  • Up to 50% travel required
  • Deep knowledge of specific domain(s). Preferred areas include:
    Single domain: Core HCM/Comp, Payroll, Recruiting, Data Conversion, Integrations, Reporting.
    Pair domains: Any two or more of the following: Core/Advanced Comp, Talent, Time Tracking, Absence, Learning, Benefits.
    Multi-domains (pillars): Financials-Accounting, Financials-Revenue, Financials-Spend

Flexible Working
So that you can be your best at work and home, we consider flexible working arrangements wherever possible.

We offer programs and plans for a healthy mind, body, wallet and life because it's important our benefits care for the whole person. Options include a variety of health coverage options, wellbeing and support programs, retirement, vacation and sick leave, maternity, paternity & adoption leave, continuing education and training as well as a number of voluntary benefit options.

Our commitment to Diversity and Inclusion
We celebrate differences and believe in fostering an environment where everyone feels valued, respected, and supported. We know that diverse teams are stronger, more innovative, and more successful.

We welcome and embrace all individuals, regardless of their background, and are dedicated to creating a culture that enables every employee to thrive. Join us in building a brighter, more inclusive future.

Diversity Policy Statement
We are an Equal Employment Opportunity employer and does not discriminate against anyone based on sex, race, color, religion, creed, national origin, ancestry, age, physical or mental disability, medical condition, pregnancy, marital or domestic partner status, citizenship, military or veteran status, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity or expression, genetic information, or any other legally protected characteristics or conduct covered by federal, state or local law. In addition, we take affirmative action to employ and advance in the employment of qualified minorities, women, disabled persons, disabled veterans and other covered veterans.

We provide reasonable accommodations to the known limitations of otherwise qualified employees and applicants for employment with disabilities and sincerely held religious beliefs, practices and observances, unless doing so would result in undue hardship. Applicants for employment may request a reasonable accommodation/modification by contacting his/her recruiter.

We offer you a competitive total rewards package, continuing education & training, and tremendous potential with a growing worldwide organization.

Salary Pay Range

Minimum :
112,700 USD
Maximum :
178,900 USD

Pay Transparency Statement: Alight considers a variety of factors in determining whether to extend an offer of employment and in setting the appropriate compensation level, including, but not limited to, a candidate's experience, education, certification/credentials, market data, internal equity, and geography. Alight makes these decisions on an individualized, non-discriminatory basis. Bonus and/or incentive eligibility are determined by role and level. Alight also offers a comprehensive benefits package; for specific details on our benefits package, please visit:


Nothing in this job description restricts management's right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities of this job to other entities; including but not limited to subsidiaries, partners, or purchasers of Alight business units.

Alight Solutions provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, pregnancy, childbirth or related medical condition, veteran, marital, parental, citizenship, or domestic partner status, or any other status protected by applicable national, federal, state or local law. Alight Solutions is committed to a diverse workforce and is an affirmative action employer.

Client-provided location(s): Nashville, TN, USA
Job ID: Alight-R-28310
Employment Type: Other