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Guidehouse Workday HCM Compensation Managing Consultant - Federal in Topeka, Kansas

Job Family :

SAAS/PAAS/Cloud Consulting

Travel Required :

Up to 50%

Clearance Required :

Ability to Obtain Secret

What You Will Do :

As part of our Workday Federal Practice, you’ll be working with an energized team of advisory professionals who deliver more than just technology. From initial assessments to entire transformations, you’ll deliver Workday Human Capital Management (HCM) solutions equipping organizations with best-in-class enterprise solutions to support our client’s mission and enable transformative growth.

The Workday Lead Consultant will be tasked with ensuring the successful implementation of the Workday HCM and Compensation solutions. The Workday Lead Consultant will provide Workday product and implementation expertise to their engagements. They will work with our clients to understand business requirements and help configure, test, and deploy the Workday solution.


As a Workday Lead Consultant, your project assignments and development activities may include:

  • Participating and leading in all stages of the GH+ Workday methodology for implementing Workday HCM and Compensation solutions, performing the following on client engagements:

  • Facilitate Discovery and Design sessions to gather and document client business requirements

  • Configure the Workday solution to meet requirements

  • Document solutions for the client to reference in the future.

  • Support the client and data conversion teams in converting legacy data into Workday

  • Support the integration teams in helping to configure and test integrations between Workday and third party/custom solutions

  • Assist the client in testing the Workday solution

  • Transfer Workday system knowledge to the client to enable self-sufficiency and sustainability once in production

  • Communicate regularly and effectively with the project engagement manager regarding forecasting hours, time reporting, projects risks, and mitigations.

  • Work with Workday Delivery Assurance to ensure compliance with agreed to checkpoints

  • Advising clients on industry standards and leading practices

  • Recognizing business process inefficiencies and providing recommendations for improvements

  • While delivering on client projects, the Workday Lead Consultant will take an active role in growing the capabilities of the Guidehouse Workday practice by leading the following:

  • Growing your knowledge and skills as a subject matter expert in the HCM pillar of the Workday solution

  • Participating in an innovative, teaming culture for the HCM team to enable constant innovation

  • Providing guidance, instruction, and coaching to your peers who are new to Workday consulting

  • Participating in proposal responses and business development activities to grow the Guidehouse Workday Practice

What You Will Need :

  • 5-7 years of consulting or industry experience delivering ERP solutions

  • Experience implementing Human Capital Management and Compensation solutions

  • Previous experience with the operations and culture of government organizations

  • Experience implementing Workday, SAP, Oracle, PeopleSoft, ADP, or similar applications

  • Experience with the execution of projects within a structured methodology

  • Ability to translate business requirements into system requirements

  • Strong written and oral communication skills (RFP responses, white papers, etc.) and presentation skills such as Workday demonstrations and client presentations

  • 25-50% travel balanced with work from home and/or Guidehouse office, consultants may provide on-site support for key milestones as needed

  • Solid knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite, focused on Microsoft Excel, Word, and PowerPoint

  • Bachelor’s Degree

  • US Citizenship, no dual citizenship

What Would Be Nice To Have :

  • Current holder of the following Workday Certifications: HCM Core, Core Compensation

  • Previous consulting experience with a consulting/software company

  • Experience working in Federal Government Human Capital Management (HCM) environments with an understanding of the issues facing agencies today

  • Experience in an ERP Software Sales cycle (RFx responses, orals presentations, etc.)

The annual salary range for this position is $109,400.00-$218,700.00. Compensation decisions depend on a wide range of factors, including but not limited to skill sets, experience and training, security clearances, licensure and certifications, and other business and organizational needs.

What We Offer :

Guidehouse offers a comprehensive, total rewards package that includes competitive compensation and a flexible benefits package that reflects our commitment to creating a diverse and supportive workplace.

Benefits include:

  • Medical, Rx, Dental & Vision Insurance

  • Personal and Family Sick Time & Company Paid Holidays

  • Position may be eligible for a discretionary variable incentive bonus

  • Parental Leave and Adoption Assistance

  • 401(k) Retirement Plan

  • Basic Life & Supplemental Life

  • Health Savings Account, Dental/Vision & Dependent Care Flexible Spending Accounts

  • Short-Term & Long-Term Disability

  • Student Loan PayDown

  • Tuition Reimbursement, Personal Development & Learning Opportunities

  • Skills Development & Certifications

  • Employee Referral Program

  • Corporate Sponsored Events & Community Outreach

  • Emergency Back-Up Childcare Program

  • Mobility Stipend

About Guidehouse

Guidehouse is an Equal Employment Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, military status, protected veteran status, religion, creed, physical or mental disability, medical condition, marital status, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity or expression, age, genetic information, or any other basis protected by law, ordinance, or regulation.

Guidehouse will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable law or ordinance including the Fair Chance Ordinance of Los Angeles and San Francisco.

If you have visited our website for information about employment opportunities, or to apply for a position, and you require an accommodation, please contact Guidehouse Recruiting at 1-571-633-1711 or via email at RecruitingAccommodation@guidehouse.com . All information you provide will be kept confidential and will be used only to the extent required to provide needed reasonable accommodation.

Guidehouse does not accept unsolicited resumes through or from search firms or staffing agencies. All unsolicited resumes will be considered the property of Guidehouse and Guidehouse will not be obligated to pay a placement fee.