Accenture Workday Solution Architect – Higher Education (H&PS) in Cleveland, Ohio

Title: Workday Solution Architect – Higher Education (H&PS) Location: USA-Midwest Other Locations: USA-Northeast, USA-Southeast, USA-Midwest Job Number: 00472419

Join Accenture’s growing Health and Public Service practice, helping to transform leading public service organizations and communities around the world. The sheer scale of our capabilities and client engagements and the way we collaborate, operate and deliver value provides an unparalleled opportunity to grow and advance. Choose Accenture, and make delivering innovative work part of your extraordinary career.

Higher Education Solution Architect – Workday (H&PS) will focus on Workday delivery to Health and Public Service clients. This role will lead a team of functional consultants in implementation of a Workday solution, supporting activities in design, configuration, testing and deployment of Workday HCM while accountable for overall solution design and cross-functional touchpoints to Technical, Change Management, Testing, and Project Management workstreams.

This role provides thought leadership and guidance in design of an HR solution for Higher Education clients.

Job Description :

A professional at the Manager or Senior Manager level within Accenture has the following responsibilities:

  • Lead teams of consultants in complex environments, providing guidance and decision-making where required

  • Significant client interaction; leading design sessions, campus interactions, cross-team collaboration

  • Accountable for overall Workday solution, including functional module implementation, technical touchpoints and change management (communications and training) as needed

  • Adapt existing methods, tools and procedures to create solutions to deliver on client needs; drive high-functioning solution design and thought leadership to create value-driven solutions

  • Support for functional activities including analyzing business requirements to determine configuration solutions; documentation of requirements, solutions and impacts, alternatives and final decisions

  • Provide Higher Education and/or Public Sector thought leadership and expertise

* Candidates must be willing to travel on Monday - Thursday basis

Qualifications:

Basic Qualifications :

  • Health or Public Sector (State or Local Government, Nonprofit, Higher Education) experience required

  • Minimum 4 years project experience in public sector HR Transformation projects; preference for implementations of Workday solutions (passing certification will be condition of employment)

  • Proficiency in cross-functional touchpoints areas:

  • HR functional touchpoints (HR, benefits, compensation, payroll)

  • Understanding of functional and technical dependencies

  • Project activity sequencing

  • Change management concepts

  • Minimum of 5 years of project activities in complex environments: requirements gathering, system design, process mapping, testing, conversions, deployment, change management, stakeholder management

  • Bachelor's Degree with minimum of 5 years prior consulting experience

Professional Skill Requirements :

  • Proven success in contributing to a team-oriented environment

  • Proven ability to work creatively and analytically in a problem-solving environment

  • Desire to work in an information systems environment

  • Experience with

  • Excellent leadership, communication (written and oral) and interpersonal skills

Applicants for employment in the US must have work authorization that does not now or in the future require sponsorship of a visa for employment authorization in the United States and with Accenture (i.e., H1-B visa, F-1 visa (OPT), TN visa or any other non-immigrant status).

Candidates who are currently employed by a client of Accenture or an affiliated Accenture business may not be eligible for consideration.

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