Workday Integration Specialist - Flexible and homeworking available

Brentford (City/Town), London (Greater)
10 May 2022
31 May 2022
Contract Type

At GSK, we have already delivered unprecedented change over the past four years, improving R&D, becoming a leader in Consumer Health, strengthening our leadership, and transforming our commercial execution. Now, we’re making the biggest changes we’ve made to our business in over 20 years. We’re on track to separate and create two new companies in 2022: New GSK with a leading portfolio of vaccines and specialty medicines as well as R&D based on immune system and genetics science; and a new world-leading consumer healthcare company of loved and trusted brands.

With new ambition comes new purpose. For New GSK, this is to unite science, talent and technology to get ahead of disease together – all with the clear ambition of delivering human health impact; stronger and more sustainable shareholder returns; and as a new GSK where outstanding people thrive.

Getting ahead means preventing disease as well as treating it. How we do all this is through our people and our culture. A culture that is ambitious for patients – so we deliver what matters better and faster; accountable for impact – with clear ownership of goals and support to succeed; and where we do the right thing. So, if you’re ready to improve the lives of billions, join us at this exciting moment in our journey. Join our challenge to get Ahead Together.​

Job title:

Workday Integration Specialist – location can be remote based (home based)

Job Purpose

A Workday Integration Specialist is required to work within the Global HR Tech Workday integration team which manages a portfolio of around 400 integrations in and out of GSK’s Global Workday HCM system. These integrations use a variety of Workday tools including Connectors, Studio, XSLT, APIs, Report Writer and Workday Extend.

The person will report to the Workday Integration Product Owner and will provide a variety of Workday integration support including troubleshooting and resolving BAU issues, as well as building and testing integration enhancements. The candidate will need to consult with customers to confirm requirements and manage implementation timelines. There will also be project work that requires the development, testing and cutover of new Workday Integration solutions.

The successful candidate will have over 18 months’ Workday experience in supporting and developing Workday integrations using varied technologies, ideally with in-depth knowledge of Workday Extend apps. They will be familiar with Agile ways of working and managing a backlog of items in their specialist area.

The role holder will possess sound business acumen and will be familiar with HR and Payroll business processes.  The role holder will also have demonstrable technical knowledge and understanding and the ability to operate throughout the change and delivery lifecycle designing, building, and testing solutions.  

Basic Qualifications:​​

  • Expert knowledge and experience of Workday’s integration tool set including Connectors, Studio, XSLT, APIs, Report Writer and Workday Extend.
  • Experience of application management, operations, and/or support including knowledge and experience of Incident, Problem and Change Management.
  • Familiar with Agile ways of working and implementation.
  • Experience of working in a project environment and delivering simple to high complexity integration solutions.
  • A broad knowledge of Workday HCM. 
  • Excellent communication and influencing skills, sufficient to build and maintain customer trust and engagement.
  • Strong analytical/problem solving skills and the ability to analyse complex data sets.
  • Knowledge of HR systems, data and processes.
  • Ability to follow complex verbal and written instructions.
  • Able to manage and prioritise a competing workload and manage conflicting priorities and requirements.

As a company driven by our values of Patient focus, Transparency, Respect and Integrity, we know inclusion and diversity are essential for us to be able to succeed. We want all our colleagues to thrive at GSK bringing their unique experiences, ensuring they feel good and to keep growing their careers.  As a candidate for a role, we want you to feel the same way.

As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we are open to all talent. In the US, we also adhere to Affirmative Action principles. This ensures that all qualified applicants will receive equal consideration for employment without regard to race/ethnicity, colour, national origin, religion, gender, pregnancy, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, age, disability, genetic information, military service, covered/protected veteran status or any other federal, state or local protected class*(*US only).

We believe in an agile working culture for all our roles. If flexibility is important to you, we encourage you to explore with our hiring team what the opportunities are.

As you apply, we will ask you to share some personal information which is entirely voluntary. We want to have an opportunity to consider a diverse pool of qualified candidates and this information will assist us in meeting that objective and in understanding how well we are doing against our inclusion and diversity ambitions. We would really appreciate it if you could take a few moments to complete it.  Rest assured, Hiring Managers do not have access to this information and we will treat your information confidentially.

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