Workday Functional Project Manager POST NUMBER: 411008

Montclair, NJ, US Remote
May 15th, 2024
Business Services
$ 80.00 - 80.00 hourly
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Workday PM
Remote - East Coast 

Overview: The Workday Functional Project Leader is responsible for the strategic management and successful delivery of the Workday Student implementation project. This role involves overseeing various functional workstream leaders, ensuring integration across departments such as Registrar, Admissions, Financial Aid, Student Accounts, and Academic Affairs.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Project Coordination:

    • Manage the activities and workflows of the business team.
    • Collaborate with IT and vendor project managers to control project scope, timelines, and budgets.
    • Coordinate internal and external resources for project completion.
    • Manage interdependencies across functional areas and related projects.
  • Stakeholder Management

  • Decision Facilitation

    • Drive timely decisions to adhere to project schedules.
  • Support and Process Improvement

  • Reporting and Communication


  • Minimum of seven (7) years of experience as a functional manager within Registrar, Financial Aid, Student Accounts, and/or Provost operations, with a preference for Registrar experience.
  • At least three (3) years of experience in implementing Workday Student.
  • Proven experience in managing scope, timelines, and budgets for large-scale strategic business projects.
  • Strong analytical, time management, and problem-solving skills.
  • Excellent communication and collaboration abilities.
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