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Workday HRIS Manager / HR Technology Leader

Spectrum Brands
Middleton, Wisconsin 53562
  • Job Type
  • Job Status
    Full Time

The HR Technology Leader (Workday HRIS Manager), reporting directly to the HR Global Business Services Leader is responsible for Spectrum’s Global HRIS system (Workday) and employee data, including identifying emerging system requirements, monitoring and managing system performance in collaboration with the Business and division HR teams, and driving policy setting, process improvements & change initiatives.  This role will collaborate with regional HR and CoE teams to ensure the HRIS system needs are clearly defined and delivered efficiently.

People leaders play a larger role in our SPB 20/20 strategy with expectations to drive vision and purpose, inspire, empower and encourage others as servant leaders. This requires that leaders engage and continuously self-educate to apply good business insight and financial acumen to lead their functions and support business goals. SPB 20/20 is our strategy to build a stronger future with strong brands and exciting innovation as an efficient low-cost provider. Leaders drive this strategy and model the behaviors of speak up, take action, grow talent and be accountable as we unitedly deliver great products and exceptional service and a winning culture. 

Primary Duties & Responsibilities

  • Responsible for the design and implementation of business requirements (e.g. new modules, configurations) delivered by Workday (from Divisions and/or Regions).
  • Responsible for maintaining and ensuring the integrity and confidentiality of all employee personnel data within Workday, addressing quality issues and identifying the route cause and actions to improve performance.
  • Responsible for leading the end-to-end process transformation, change initiative and the transition to global standard processes.
  • Support change management including development of user procedures, reference guides and other documentation as needed.
  • Responsible for defining the governance of exceptions to the global standard processes and implementing HRIS policies and procedures where applicable.
  • Oversee cost-effective development and maintenance of Workday system integrations.
  • Develop routine and ad hoc system queries and reports, leveraging metrics and trends to proactively identify areas for improvement.
  • Leads strategy for HR technology upgrades and enhancements to include prioritization, functional design, documentation, implementation, testing, and training. Analyzes software releases to assess impact of new features.
  • Proactively identifies and recommends opportunities for operational excellence and process improvements to eliminate inefficiencies in our technologies and better support business needs.
  • Ensures the proper security administration, configuration and system processes are in place and appropriately maintained and that they comply with internal and external audit standards.
  • Maintain awareness of vendor plans and the potential impact of those plans on current and future HRIS functionality.
  • Drive strong performance management in the HRIS team through clear expectations, priority setting, frequent touch-points and feedback.
  • Optimizes HR technology systems to meet workflow requirements creating opportunities for automation, reduction of manual processes, and simple processes that help drive accuracy and completeness.
  • Establish standard operating procedures and departmental practices to ensure adherence service delivery protocols by direct reports. This includes case managing service requests from customers, turnaround time, customer communication, application documentation and testing practices.
  • Collaborate with stakeholders across all functions (HR, Finance, IT, Operations) to maintain and develop processes and integrations that will create a best in class HR technology platform. technology system.
  • Has a strong bottom-line orientation. Persists in accomplishing objectives despite obstacles and setbacks. Has a track record of exceeding goals successfully. Pushes self and helps others achieve results.
  • Identifies and creates the processes necessary to get work done. Separates and combines activities into efficient workflow. Designs processes and procedures that allow managing from a distance. Seeks ways to improve processes, from small tweaks to complete re-engineering.
  • Follows through on commitments and makes sure others do the same. Acts with a clear sense of ownership. Takes personal responsibility for decisions, actions, and failures. Establishes clear responsibilities and processes for monitoring work and measuring results. Designs feedback loops into work.
  • Comes up with useful ideas that are new, better, or unique. Introduces new ways of looking at problems. Can take a creative idea and put it into practice. Encourages diverse thinking to promote and nurture innovation.



Education and Experience Profile

  • Bachelor’s degree in HR, IT or Business-related field and 5+ years of management experience within HRIS.
  • Formal project management and system support experience. Change Management, Leadership, and third-party relationship management experience.
  • Experience related to implementation and management of large-scale HR technical applications with strong technical and functional knowledge of HCM systems and integrations.
  • Experience leading and mentoring a team.
  • Experience with Workday strongly preferred.
  • Previous experience in an International Business environment highly preferred.

Required Skills

  • Ability to communicate technical details to end users and recommend to IT system functionality that best meets the needs of end users. Interpret and present in a clear, explainable usable form.
  • Strong technical and functional knowledge of HCM systems and integrations.
  • Proven expertise in project and change management.
  • Highly developed problem-solving skills.
  • Strong analytical skills and excellent organization and planning skills.
  • Excellent customer service, verbal and written communication skills.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office products (Excel, Word, PowerPoint, etc.).
  • Experience leading and mentoring a team.
  • Effectively deal with ambiguity.
  • Ability to work in a diverse, fast-paced, confidential environment and exceptional attention to detail.
Posted: 2019-10-23 Expires: 2019-11-22

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