IBM Workday Recruiting Lead Consultant – Post Production Services in Chicago, Illinois

Job Description

IBM Services is a team of business, strategy and technology consultants enabling enterprises to make smarter decisions and providing unparalleled client and consumer experiences via Cognitive data analytics, cloud technology and mobile app development. With global reach, outcome-focused methodologies and deep industry expertise, IBM GBS empowers clients to digitally reinvent their business and get the competitive edge in the cognitive era in over 170 countries.

IBM is a leader in this global transformation, and there is no better place to launch or further your career. World-class learning opportunities, mentoring and a flexible work environment

you will find a wealth of opportunities within IBM to create the career you’ve always imagined.

For over seven years IBM has been partnering with Workday to bring innovation, analytics-driven insights, and high-touch customer service to our clients. Together, we are helping clients build smarter HR and financial management capabilities, and enabling them to fully realize the benefits of their Workday solutions.

We are currently seeking a Recruiting Lead consultant for our Post Production Services (PPS) organization in our growing Workday practice. Our PPS organization helps clients maximize value from their Workday investment by providing the deep domain expertise necessary to stabilize, enhance, and expand their Workday footprint. As a critical role for the client and IBM’s success, the Recruiting Lead consultant helps clients optimize their existing Workday Recruiting implementation, takes the lead with clients already in production to help them implement the Workday Recruiting module, and provides strategic advice, implementation experience, business process and domain expertise to help clients get the value out of Workday.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Conduct working sessions with clients to gather, understand, and analyze their Recruiting business requirements

  • Implement optimization to existing Workday Recruiting implementations

  • Expand Recruiting functionality to include Dashboards and other Recruiting optimization opportunities

  • Design and implement new Workday Recruiting solutions

  • Preferred candidates will have current certifications in Workday HCM and Recruiting but will also consider candidates that have this experience but with no certification.

  • Candidates with experience in other Workday modules is considered a plus.

In this dynamic role, you will have the opportunity to interact directly with clients. As such, travel to client sites may be required up to 50% or 2 days per week. Preferred candidates will live within a 50 mile radius of a major airport.

Working for IBM you can expect a learning culture where teamwork and collaboration are encouraged, excellence is rewarded and innovation is valued and respected. We empower our team members to build successful and rewarding careers. Starting at the interview process and continuing throughout your career, you always have access to our leadership team – as mentors, team members and often working side by side on projects. We want you to have more than just a job…IBM has your long term career goals in mind.

IBM Workday Consulting Services is a leader in workplace transformation. Join us. You won’t just be a part of the future; you’ll help lead it. Learn more about our Workday Practice at: ibm.com/gbs/workday

To be an official applicant to IBM, you must submit a resume and online application. Resumes submitted remain active for six months.

To all Recruitment Agencies: IBM only accepts resumes from agencies on our Approved Agency List. Please do not forward resumes to our applicant tracking system, IBM employees, or send to any IBM company location. IBM is not responsible for any fees related to unsolicited resumes.

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Required Technical and Professional Expertise

  • Experience with configuring one or more of the following Recruiting, Talent or Learning products: Taleo, Brassring, SuccessFactors, Saba, Cornerstone, PeopleSoft, Oracle, Peoplefluent or similar product

  • At least 2 years experience in Recruiting, Talent or Learning functional areas of Human Resources

  • You can successfully lead and facilitate fit/gap and solution discussions SMW, Stakeholders and executives

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills

  • Experience in a consulting environment

  • At least 2 years experience in IT / Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) implementation

  • At least 2 years experience in business process including analysis and requirements gathering

  • At least 2 years experience in Human Capital Management (HCM) / Human Resources

  • Anticipating certification in Workday Human Capital Management (HCM) and in Recruiting, Talent or Learning within 30 days

Preferred Tech and Prof Experience

  • Certified in Workday Human Capital Management (HCM) and in one of the following areas: Recruiting, Talent or Learning

  • At least 3 years experience in IT / Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) implementation

  • At least 3 years experience in business processes including analysis and requirements gathering

  • At least 3 years experience in Human Capital Management (HCM) / Human Resources

  • At least 3 years experience in deploying HCM SaaS software solutions (i.e., Workday, SuccessFactors, etc)

EO Statement

IBM is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status. IBM is also committed to compliance with all fair employment practices regarding citizenship and immigration status.