Senior Program Manager at Workday

| Atlanta, GA
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At Workday, we help the world's largest organizations adapt to what's next by bringing finance, HR, and planning into a single enterprise cloud. We work hard, and we're serious about what we do. But we like to have fun, too. We put people first, celebrate diversity, drive innovation, and do good in the communities where we live and work.

About the Team
Project (Admin) Mgr: Performs non-technical project completion using an internal customer perspective, typically from initiation through delivery. Coordinate cross-functional teams through meetings and progress measurement activity which bring distinct, specific projects to completion both on time and within budget. Survey Tip: This role has project management responsibility and no direct reports. This job manages specific projects that have a distinct beginning and end. Requires people and resource management through others; part of cross-functional team required to complete the project. Individuals with people management responsibility should be matched to Project/Program (Admin) Mgmt (3632-3636). Employees who manage product development projects should be matched to Project (Design) Mgr (5371-5376). Employees who manage product implementation for customers/clients should be matched to Project (Client Services) Mgr (5872-5876). Employees who manage internal IT-focused projects should be matched to Project (Information Systems) Mgr (6621-6625).

About the Role

The Sr. Program Manager - PMO is an ideal opportunity for an individual contributor with a comprehensive leadership toolkit & solid ability to influence, drive, & collaborate with cross-functional teams to support Workday's Revenue Operations Strategy & Planning organization. You will apply an activist & consultative portfolio administration & program management approach, experience in go-to-market processes, & communication skills as you engage stakeholders across Workday's business & operational organizations.

Portfolio Administration
  • Establish & maintain Revenue Operations Strategy & Planning portfolio governance infrastructure:
    • Consult with organization leadership to design efficient portfolio governance processes, tools & output, taking advantage of every opportunity to reduce the administrative burden of portfolio constituents through automation & streamlining
    • Build out Smartsheets roadmap of functionality and enhancements for the organization
    • Develop & maintain complex portfolio governance tools & templates using Smartsheet, Google Suite & any other available Workday-standard software
    • Document & maintain portfolio governance processes using LucidChart
    • Execute & manage portfolio governance communication strategy & output
    • Lead enablement of Smartsheet portfolio management across org functions
Program Management
  • Lead program or workstream level Revenue Operations programs that are cross-functional
  • Work closely with cross-functional stakeholders to drive decisions, mitigate risks, & resolve critical issues
  • Professionally manage decisions across leadership
  • Identify & manage risks associated with Revenue Operations projects
  • Use past operational, enablement, & customer experience to tackle problems, fill gaps, & achieve objectives through a cross-functional team
  • Scope business problems & processes by identifying key issues, inputs, stakeholders, & outcomes

About You

  • Trusted advisor with excellent organization & communication skills at all levels of the enterprise
  • Is comfortable interacting with senior management, highlighting risks & providing recommendations to support strategic & operational decisions
  • Solid track record of leading broad, complex, & strategic business programs combined with the ability to execute tactical activities & tasks
  • Demonstrated expertise in designing, developing & delivering processes & tools to drive proactive portfolio & program management that achieves aggressive business objectives

As a federal contractor, Workday is requiring all new hires to verify that they are fully-vaccinated against COVID-19 within 72 hours of beginning employment with Workday, consistent with applicable law. Workday is an equal opportunity employer. Candidates who are not vaccinated due to a sincerely held religious belief, medical reasons, or other legally-protected reason should contact [email protected] to explore what, if any, reasonable accommodations or exemptions Workday is able to offer.

Pursuant to applicable Fair Chance law, Workday will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records.

Workday is an Equal Opportunity Employer including individuals with disabilities and protected veterans.

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More Information on Workday
Workday operates in the Cloud industry. The company is located in Pleasanton, CA, San Francisco, CA and Chicago, IL. Workday was founded in 2005. It has 14894 total employees. It offers perks and benefits such as Flexible Spending Account (FSA), Disability Insurance, Dental Benefits, Vision Benefits, Health Insurance Benefits and Life Insurance. To see all 34 open jobs at Workday, click here.
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