Enterprise Resource Planning Manager

San Francisco-CA
  Category :  Management 
  Position Type : Direct Hire 

Job Description


Client is seeking a talented, motivated, and highly collaborative candidate to lead a small team supporting Client’s enterprise resource planning. As part of a larger IT team, this person will work with key stakeholders to ensure that systems are configured to provide optimal support. This position will perform hands-on work in configuration, scripting, programming, and report writing, while also managing members of the team as well as relationships with system vendors and support contractors.

Essential Functions:

  • Gather and analyze data in support of business needs, proposed projects, enhanced functionality, and provisioning of user applications and systems necessary for business operations
  • Ensure program logic, quality assurance, and data processing requirements follow “best practices,” deliver expected functionality, and meet internal security and external regulatory requirements
  • Design, develop and deploy integration scripts, customizations, and reports
  • Serve as the subject matter expert on current and upcoming Workday capabilities
  • Analyze the efficiency of existing processes, and develop/deploy improvements to those processes
  • Coordinate, contribute and evaluate rigorous technical and user acceptance testing
  • Interact with a variety of functional stakeholders to understand business processes to help functional users become more efficient and effective at utilizing available business systems
  • Manage relationships with system vendors and support consultants/contractors
  • Regularly communicate status and changes to management and key stakeholders

Key Qualifications:

  • Expertise in Workday, particularly with supporting Workday Financial Management
  • Direct experience in at least one implementation of Workday
  • Hands-on experience in designing and implementing reports in Workday
  • Hands-on experience designing, creating and modifying Workday business processes
  • Experience with Workday Dashboards, Workday Studio, and Workday Cloud Platform
  • Experience in managing and participating in User Acceptance testing
  • Hands-on experience with creating and maintaining integrations between Workday and other systems
  • A strong willingness to learn about the business of Client and how it functions
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills; ability to train both novice and expert users on best practices and system functionality
  • Strong project management skills and dedication to transparency
  • Exemplary attention to detail, especially when it comes to documentation
  • Strong organizational and time-management skills
  • Experience in managing direct reports as well as contractors and consultants
  • A passion for supporting cutting-edge science

Education And Experience Requirements

  • Bachelor’s Degree from a four-year college or university, preferably in Computer Science, Management Information Systems, or Computer Information Systems, and four years related experience and/or training.
  • A minimum of 5 years of experience within the enterprise resource planning space, with at least 2 of years using Workday extensively.

Additional Information:

  • Title and salary will be commensurate with education and experience.
  • Be a part of big ideas and consider Client. Your difference will make a difference in human health.
  • Client is an equal opportunity employer

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