Vice President, Workday Functional Architect Recruitment

Atlanta, USA
Jul 03, 2022
Jul 17, 2022
Job Function
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time

About this role

The Workday Functional Architect for Recruitment oversees and drives the end-to-end delivery and adoption of HR technology solutions for the Recruiting function at BlackRock. This Senior Architect position will play a key role in supporting and guiding the transformation and simplification of technology solutions for Recruiting including Workday as the main platform as well as other vendors supporting interview scheduling, CRM, external applicant website, background screening among others. Orchestrating multi-platform implementation plans leading to an improved candidate experience and operational efficiency will be part of this role's responsibilities.

Primary Responsibilities:
  • Manage Recruiting Tech Project Prioritization and Technology Investment Governance
  • Vendor Management responsibilities for several Recruiting vendors
  • Partner with stakeholders to develop solutions based on business needs and support the execution of change management
  • Translate desired business outcomes into functional design solutions
  • Research, prototype and test new and /or enhanced Workday functionality
  • Perform Workday configuration for change requests
  • Lead and coordinate all testing activities, in partnership with stakeholders
  • Execute Core Operational activities including day-to-day platform administrative tasks, providing transactional support, and perform data validation and batch processing

Preferred Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
  • Strong intellectual curiosity and enjoys problem solving
  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • Strong ability to translate complex technical details into user-friendly, consumable concepts
  • Thrives in fast -paced and collaborative environment
  • Ability to manage complex work within tight deadlines
  • Strong analytical skills with a keen attention to detail
  • Ability to manipulate and validate large batches of data in MS Excel
  • Good understanding of HR services and processes
  • Experience supporting and/or maintaining one or more HR systems preferably Workday for Recruiting
  • Experience working with geographically distributed teams (eg working with global teams)
  • Experience in a professional services environment, financial services or consulting experience a plus.

  • Qualifications:
  • Bachelor degree or equivalent experience
  • 5 to 7 years of professional experience, preferably in Human Resources and or technology
  • Minimum 4 yrs experience configuring and testing Workday Recruiting solutions
  • Experience leading large system implementations
  • Workday Certifications would be a plus

Our benefits

To help you stay energized, engaged and inspired, we offer a wide range of benefits including a strong retirement plan, tuition reimbursement, comprehensive healthcare, support for working parents and Flexible Time Off (FTO) so you can relax, recharge and be there for the people you care about.

About BlackRock

At BlackRock, we are all connected by one mission: to help more and more people experience financial well-being. Our clients, and the people they serve, are saving for retirement, paying for their children's educations, buying homes and starting businesses. Their investments also help to strengthen the global economy: support businesses small and large; finance infrastructure projects that connect and power cities; and facilitate innovations that drive progress.

This mission would not be possible without our smartest investment - the one we make in our employees. It's why we're dedicated to creating an environment where our colleagues feel welcomed, valued and supported with networks, benefits and development opportunities to help them thrive.

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BlackRock is proud to be an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, protected veteran status, and other statuses protected by law.

BlackRock will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest or conviction records in a manner consistent with the requirements of the law, including any applicable fair chance law.

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