Workday HCM Functional Analyst

Greater London
Full time
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PA Consulting
Consulting & professional services
1,001-5,000 employees
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Company Description

About us

We believe in the power of ingenuity to build a positive human future.

As strategies, technologies and innovation collide, we create opportunity from complexity.

Our diverse teams of experts combine innovative thinking and breakthrough use of technologies to progress further, faster. Our clients adapt and transform, and together we achieve enduring results.

An innovation and transformation consultancy, we are over 4000 specialists in consumer and manufacturing, defence and security, energy and utilities, financial services, government and public services, health and life sciences, and transport. Our people are strategists, innovators, designers, consultants, digital experts, scientists, engineers and technologists.

We operate globally from offices across the UK, US, Netherlands and Nordics.

PA. Bringing Ingenuity to Life.

Job Description

Flexible working - We are guided by our client work and needs; however, you have autonomy to manage your time and diary to suit your work/life balance.

Are you ready to take your Workday HCM expertise to the next level?

Join us and work with our HR team to efficiently deliver full lifecycle support for the Workday HR Management system for PA. Workday supports all major people-related business processes across the firm.

Flexible working - We are guided by our client work and needs; however, you have autonomy to manage your time and diary to suit your work/life balance.

You will have opportunity to:

  • Collaborate with users and provide technical support.
  • Identify and resolve issues in a timely manner.
  • Develop and implement new processes to help with efficient HR management.
  • Work with third parties and inhouse stakeholders to assess needs and gather requirements.
  • Configure Workday modules to meet business needs.
  • Partnering with cross-functional team members on issues, enhancements or queries.
  • Support Workday releases and assess their impact.
  • Contribute to the ongoing management of Workday in a busy business.


To excel in this role, you will need:

  • Strong Workday configuration experience.
  • Familiarity with managing Workday in a live, business environment.
  • Experience in Core HR, Absence, Benefits, Talent, Learning.
  • Understanding of system security, reporting and integrations.
  • Confidence and ability to own small projects – from Design to Deploy
  • Positive attitude and keenness to learn.
  • Exceptional interpersonal and communication skills.

Desirable Qualifications:

  • HR background or related qualifications.
  • Project management or Business Analyst certifications

We know the skill-gap and ‘somewhat need to tick every box’ can get in the way of meeting brilliant candidates, so please don’t hesitate to apply – we’d love to hear from you.

Apply today by completing our online application

Additional Information

Life At PA encompasses our peoples' experience at PA. It's about how we enrich peoples’ working lives by giving them access to unique people and growth opportunities and purpose led meaningful work.

We believe diversity fuels ingenuity. Diversity of thought brings exciting perspectives; diversity of experience brings a wealth of knowledge, and diversity of skills brings the tools we need. When we bring people together with diverse backgrounds, identities, and minds, embracing that difference through an inclusive culture where our people thrive; we unleash the power of diversity – bringing ingenuity to life.

Find out more about Life at PA here.

We are dedicated to supporting the physical, emotional, social and financial well-being of our people. Check out some of our extensive benefits:

  • Health and lifestyle perks accompanying private healthcare for you and your family
  • 25 days annual leave (plus a bonus half day on Christmas Eve) with the opportunity to buy 5 additional days
  • Generous company pension scheme
  • Opportunity to get involved with community and charity-based initiatives
  • Annual performance-based bonus
  • PA share ownership
  • Tax efficient benefits (cycle to work, give as you earn)

We recruit, retain, reward and develop our people based solely on their abilities and contributions and without reference to their age, background, disability, genetic information, parental or family status, religion or belief, race, ethnicity, nationality, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity (or expression), political belief veteran status, or other by any other range of human difference brought about by identity and experience. We are on a journey towards ensuring our workforce is diverse at all levels and that our firm is representative of the world around us. We welcome applications from underrepresented groups.

Adjustments or accommodations - Should you need any adjustments or accommodations to the recruitment process, at either application or interview, please contact us.