Global Director, Workday HCM Lead, Chicago, Illinois

Agency GroupM
Created 06/09/2021
Reference oYDNffwn_0
Category Human Resources
Job type Full-time
Country United States
State Illinois
City Chicago

Position at GroupM North America

Are you restless? Do you want to play a key global role in bringing Workday to life in a 40,000+ person org?

Advertising is big business. Matter of fact, f or 2021 , total ad spend for digital media alone is expected to total $137.5 billion, up 7.3%. Join us and you will join an industry on the up and up.

Our people team is made up of a crew who are changing the way our people experience work. Join us and you'll work with bold experts who want to challenge convention.

Reporting to the GroupM Global People Operations and Transformation lead this role is responsible for managing the daily project activities for GroupM globally leveraging your experience to coordinate the input and support of HR SMEs on behalf of the project and serve as the overall Workday HCM functional lead.

This role will support a range of other key activities such as training, change management, and business readiness activities throughout the project. The role will engage the Global People Operations and Transformation lead on all strategic decisions for sign off to ensure alignment with the broader GroupM /WPP People Operating Model Transformation strategy.
    • Provide direction, support and leadership to your broader HR project team members.
    • Identify required resources to support project activity and ensure availability of inline with the project schedule.
    • Manage local project deliverables, risks, issues and dependencies.
    • Ensure that the product design is fit for purpose for your Brand / country and that sign off is successfully achieved.
    • Participates in discovery sessions to understand current processes
    • Participate in local design workshops
    • Support population of Configuration Workbook
    • Test execution to validate that the solution is fit for purpose
    • Responsible for cascading information, stakeholder management activities and building an understanding of and commitment to the programme.
    • Support development of training needs assessment, input into training content development and delivery of training
    • Responsible for operational readiness activities including, updating and managing changes to operational processes and HR team roles.
  • Experienced HR professional with a strong understanding of how HR operations is delivered within your Brand or geography.
  • Has a good HR and business network within your Brand / Country and is able to influence key stakeholders.
  • Confidence to provide leadership in challenging situations and work under pressure.
  • Strong understanding of business processes and identifying operational improvements.
  • Customer focused with the ability to view people processes from a customer perspective.
  • Strong communication, presentation and stakeholder management skills.
  • Highly motivated, flexible team player and manager with the ability to deliver in a timely and professional manner.
GroupM is the world's leading media investment company responsible for more than $60B in annual media investment through agencies Mindshare, MediaCom, Wavemaker, Essence and m/SIX, as well as the outcomes-driven programmatic audience company, Xaxis. GroupM'sportfolio includes Data & Technology (Choreograph), Investment, and Services, all united in vision to shape the next era of media where advertising works better for people. By leveraging all the benefits of scale, the company innovates, differentiates and generates sustained value for our clients wherever they do business.

GroupM and all its affiliates embrace and celebrate diversity, inclusivity, and equal opportunity.We are committed to building a team that represents a variety of backgrounds, perspectives, and skills. We are a worldwide media agency network that represents global clients. The more inclusive we are, the more great work we can create together.

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