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HRIS Product Lead


About this role:

The HRIS Product Lead provides operational leadership and excellence in execution.  This role sits within the HRIS organization and requires a leader with a strong customer orientation, understanding of Human Resources business processes and expert technical knowledge of Workday HCM, specifically in the areas of Benefits, Compensation and Time & Absence modules.  This role acts as the Product owner for these technologies. A successful candidate must provide line of sight into HRIS team work, estimate the delivery of issue fixes and product enhancements and support the team to these deadlines while providing strong communication to the business. 

What you'll do:

  • Evolve the Benefits, Compensation, and Time & Absence technology portfolio and roadmap in partnership with HRIS leadership, our HR business owners, and other stakeholders across the business

  • Maintain relationships and lead meetings with key business partners to ensure visibility and partnerships for issue resolution and enhancements

  • Drive and maintain the Workday Benefits, Compensation and Time & Absence capabilities within our HRIS team

  • Own and execute on system administration for Workday, including configuration, business processes, security & compliance, notifications, auditing and data quality management

  • Drive and maintain capability-specific, vendor-led releases and system enhancements, including the configuration and development of new features, deploying enhancements, as well as creation and execution of test plans, user acceptance and regression testing

  • Support operational excellence in our existing systems of record, continuously evolving processes, managing the Adoption Roadmap, ensuring the priority resolution of issues and application of project management principles for longer term initiatives

  • Manage bug/issue resolution processes: root cause analysis, impact analysis and driving solution design; in addition to implementing, testing and deploying solutions

  • Support Reporting & Analytics team for the definition and testing of report & dashboard needs of the organization including requirements gathering, designing and testing

  • Configure, test and process mass data loads via the Enterprise Interface Builder (EIB)

  • Support Compliance enablement via HRIS systems and processes, including liaising with key contacts to understand changes in regulatory environment

  • Execute quality assurance efforts to ensure the accuracy of data and information

  • Participate in and lead requirements gathering sessions with functional subject matter experts, IT and users

  • Support broader HRIS HCM team in handling end users inbound request and escalations including the development of knowledge management collateral to support training and education efforts

What you'll need:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Information Systems or related field preferred

  • Minimum 2 years of experience configuring and managing Workday HCM, including experience with business processes, data structure, domain and BP security, EIBs, reporting & calculated fields, data auditing

  • Annual benefits and compensation cycle management is a plus (i.e., Open Enrollment and Annual Merit Compensation Review)

  • Knowledge of HR business processes

  • Strong Microsoft Excel skills

  • Some experience developing reports and calculated fields in Workday preferred

  • Strong service orientation with a high sense of ownership and accountability

  • Proven ability to work independently and as part of a team

  • Strong analytical, troubleshooting and problem-solving abilities

  • Strong work ethic and motivated to achieve goals and exceed expectations

  • Exceptional time management skills and an ability to handle multiple assignments and meet deadlines

  • A ‘systems’ thinker with a process orientation and significant attention to detail

  • Superior interpersonal, written and oral communication skills

  • High level of executive presence

  • Change management experience preferred

Who you are:

  • Ability to multi-task

  • Ability to work at a fast pace with shifting priorities

  • Strong research and troubleshooting skills

  • Self-starter with superior drive and initiative

  • Ability to adapt to change

  • Continually looks to share and improve working practice in the team

  • Positive, client-focused mindset

  • Excellent level of detail

What you will get:

  • Competitive salary, generous paid time off policy, charity match program, Medical, Dental & Vision Plans, Parental Leave, Employee Assistance Program (EAP), 401K matching and more!

  • Collaborative, team-oriented culture that embraces diversity 

  • Professional development and unlimited growth opportunities


Who are we?

At Gartner, Inc. (NYSE: IT), we deliver actionable, objective insight that drives smarter decisions and stronger performance on an organization’s mission-critical priorities. We’ve grown exponentially since our founding in 1979 and we're proud to have over 19,500 associates globally that support over 15,000 client enterprises in more than 100 countries.

What makes Gartner a great place to work?

Our teams are composed of individuals from different geographies, cultures, religions, ethnicities, races, genders, sexual orientations, abilities and generations. We believe that a diversity of experiences makes us stronger—as individuals, as communities and as an organization. That’s why we're recognized worldwide as a great place to work year after year. We've been recognized by Fortune as one of the World’s Most Admired Companies, named a Best Place to Work for LGBTQ Equality by the Human Rights Campaign Corporate Equality Index and a Best Place to Work for Disability Inclusion by the Disability Equality Index. Looking for a place to turn your big ideas into reality? Join #LifeAtGartner

What we offer:

Our people are our most valuable asset, so we invest in them from Day 1. When you join our team, you’ll have access to a vast array of benefits to help you live your life well. These resources are designed to support your physical, financial and emotional well-being. We encourage continued personal and professional growth through ongoing learning and development opportunities. Our employee resource groups, charity match and volunteer programs keep you connected to your internal Gartner community and causes that matter to you.

Gartner believes in fair and equitable pay. A reasonable estimate of the base salary range for this role is 84,000 USD - 115,920 USD. Please note that actual salaries may vary within the range, or be above or below the range, based on factors including, but not limited to, education, training, experience, professional achievement, business need, and location. In addition to base salary, employees will participate in either an annual bonus plan based on company and individual performance, or a role-based, uncapped sales incentive plan. Our talent acquisition team will provide the specific opportunity on our bonus or incentive programs to eligible candidates. We also offer market leading benefit programs including generous PTO, a 401k match up to $7,200 per year, the opportunity to purchase company stock at a discount, and more.

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