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Senior Manager – Workday HCM

The Senior Manager – Workday HCM is a key role in the continuation of using Workday to transform the company human resources team by improving HR technology capabilities and streamlining HR processes. This position will report to the Sr. Director of HRIS and will require a blend of Workday report writing skills, Workday HCM configuration experience, proven systems process enhancement experience, and the ability to excel in a fast paced, ever changing work environment.
It is critical for this person to be detail oriented, a self-starter, naturally inquisitive, strong project manager, and a leader amongst peers. This position will work with all business segments, including Accounting, IT, and Field Operations, to ensure we are transforming business with automation, adopting best practices, and eliminating redundancies.
The Senior Manager is expected to develop a thorough understanding of Workday HCM specific to KBP. This position will manage and own the development and maintenance of Workday reports and dashboards and provide cross training on reporting to other members of the Human Resources team.

  • Serve as the Workday HCM subject matter expert.
  • Lead the strategic planning, transformation and optimization of Workday HCM to align with organizational goals and Workday standards.
  • Own system Configuration of Workday HCM modules: Core HR, Advanced Comp, Benefits, Talent,
  • Help, Journeys, Payroll, Learning, Recruiting, People Analytics, Prism, Time Tracking.
  • Collaborate with HR stakeholders to appropriately design, execute, and test system solutions to improve HR processes.
  • Transform current HCM business processes by collaborating with Home Office teams and field leadership to improve Workday HCM functionality, adoption, and efficiency.
  • Establish Workday change management, ensuring modification and enhancement requests are tracked, authorized, and updated timely.
  • Design, configure, and test reports within the Workday platform utilizing Workday Reporting (Advanced, Matrix, Composite), People Analytics, Worksheets, and Prism.
  • Partner with HR Systems Manager, IT, and Finance in testing and implementing new features associated with Workday Releases.
  • Develop data validation analytics and audit reports needed to ensure data integrity.
  • Ensure systems are compliant with data protection laws.
  • Produce knowledge documentation, lead training, and perform knowledge sharing regarding Workday standards and functionality.
  • Facilitate a culture of self-service by empowering users to utilize Workday features effectively.
  • Other duties as assigned.


  • Bachelor’s degree in Information Systems, Business Administration, Human Resources Management or similar or the equivalent through a combination of education and related work experience.
  • 5+ years of experience with Workday HCM in a post-implementation or administration role.
  • 5-7 years of experience in the HRIS field.
  • Detailed understanding of Workday Core framework & architecture, and advanced knowledge of Core HR, Advanced Comp, Benefits, Talent, Help, Journeys, Payroll, Learning, Recruiting, People Analytics, Prism, Time Tracking.
  • High level of initiative and self-motivation with strong attention to detail.
  • Ability to learn technology quickly through instruction and self-training.
  • Ability to communicate clearly and effectively with people at various organizational levels.
  • Effectively lead and facilitate group discussions.
  • Effectively lead projects from inception through implementation and assessment.
  • Ability to maintain strict confidentiality of sensitive information.
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment with shifting priorities.
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