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Workday Absence & Time Tracking Lead

Deliveroo UK

Location: Greater London

Job Type: Full time


Workday Absence & Time Tracking Lead

The Role

The People Systems team is built to create a strategic vision for the systems we use at Deliveroo. From defining the long-term road map and requirements for the business to launching and supporting those systems internally. We manage strategic partnerships with main vendors and the internal Deliveroo teams to ensure that we can handle the systems we use.

As a member of the People Systems Team, you will grow the platform used by every employee within Deliveroo. The global optimisation of the Workday system and development of our system architecture is important to both the smooth running of Deliveroo's global HR processes and each Deliveroo employee's lifecycle.This is a great opportunity to provide your expertise on Workday and bring your deep technical knowledge to contribute to our programme of work.


Reporting to the People Systems Manager, the Absence Lead will build and maintain Workday and Deputy systems, which are used across Deliveroo. You will ensure country policies are up-to-date and configured. You will provide best practice advisory to our People Team and must ensure that both Workday and Deputy are configured for any new territories that Deliveroo expands into. You will have experience with Workday Absence. Experience with Deputy would be very advantageous.Workday Security, Talent, Performance, or Compensation specialisms are very also desirable

You will help us get the most out of Workday and Deputy, you will meet project requirements and work across the business. You will also support the People Systems Team with our testing and deployment plans.You must be proficient in Workday Core HCM and Workday Absence. Functionality ideally has been certified.

Responsibilities (What You'll Do):

  • Work as an important part of the People Systems team for business as usual and project work.
  • Review and maintain existing configuration of Workday and Deputy systems
  • Responsible for Workday and Deputy queries and problems
  • Suggest improvements and advise on best practices, future releases and look for ways to increase efficiency
  • Ensure the Deliveroo People Team and wider business can use the information in the Workday or Deputy or other People systems
  • Provide post-production and BAU support to the business.
  • Manage stakeholders throughout the implementation and support phases of our projects

Requirements (What We're Looking For):

  • Solid and referenceable experience working in with Workday in a People Systems or HRIS team
  • Configuration or maintenance experience of Deputy
  • Experience with other Workday areas, but especially the configuration of Core HCM functionality
  • Workday HCM Implementation or Pro Certification (past or present)
  • Experience with People Systems/HRIS design principles
  • Knowledge of HR integration impacts

Life at Deliveroo

We are a growing team, with very large impact, looking to answer some of the most interesting questions out there. We move fast, we're always looking for new ideas and we're very transparent about the decisions we make and why we make them.

Benefits and Diversity

We believe a great workplace is one that represents the world we live in and how beautifully diverse it can be. That means we have no judgement when it comes to any one of the things that make you who you are - your gender, race, sexuality, religion or a secret aversion to coriander. All you need is a a desire to be part of one of the fastest growing startups around.