UK Infrastructure Bank Workday Finance, Adaptive Planning & Procurement Senior BA (BA)

Closing date for applications: 21/12/2022
Specialist role
Business analyst
Summary of the work
Workday experts with knowledge of implementing Finance, Adaptive Planning and HCM, defining business processes, defining and executing testing, delivering end user training and supporting the end user community.
Latest start date
Expected contract length
9 months with an optional 3 month extension (extension subject to internal budgetary approval.)
Yorkshire and the Humber
Organisation the work is for
UK Infrastructure Bank (UKIB)
Maximum day rate
Early market engagement
Who the specialist will work with
The UKIB Back Office Project Team consists of an IT Project Manager, a Finance Product Owner, an HCM Product Owner, Subject Matter Experts, Business Analysts, Data Architect and Business Experts from across the functions as required.The Implementation Partner is Workday.
What the specialist will work on
The responsibilities will be:1. Standard Operating Procedure definition2. Build and unit test reports3. Functional test scripts and execution4. End User Training documentation5. User Acceptance Test scripts6. User Acceptance Test execution7. End-user training delivery8. Go live support9. Carry-out knowledge transfer to the UKIB Project Team in relation to the implemented solution.
Address where the work will take place
4th Floor, One Embankment, Neville Street, Leeds, LS1 4DW1 Puddle Dock, London, EC4V 3DSAbility to work remotely
Working arrangements
The Buyer’s Head Office is in Leeds with a small footprint in London. Whilst most of the contract can be managed remotely, there will be occasions where onsite meetings or presence in Leeds or London will be required.The Buyer operates a hybrid working model, with a material remote workforce that will need to be trained and supported once the solution goes live. the Buyer currently has c. 175 users within the organisation; however, we expect this to scale up to around 300. This contract will include go-live support and training for all users, across all locations, office-based and remote.
Security clearance
BPSS as a minimum
Additional terms and conditions
All expenses must be pre-agreed between the parties and must comply with the UK Infrastructure Bank (UKIB) Travel and Subsistence Policy.All vendors are obliged to provide sufficient guarantees to implement appropriate technical and organisational measures so that the processing meets the requirements of GDPR and ensures the protection of the rights of data subjects. For further information please see the Information Commissioner's Office website (IR35) determination:Off-payroll working rules apply (IR35 in-scope). Any Personal Services Company (PSC) candidates will require to come through an umbrella company OR such as their own limited company.
How many specialists to evaluate
Cultural fit criteria
-Demonstrable ability to deliver a Workday solution in a collaborative manner, willing to challenge the status quo whilst keeping stakeholders engaged (10%) -Demonstrate ability to work as part of a team, ensuring delivery is carried out collaboratively and in an agile manner (10%)
Assessment methods
Evaluation weighting
Technical competence 50% Cultural fit 20% Price 30%
Essential skills and experience
  • Resources with at least 3 years of recent implementation experience with Workday Finance, Adaptive Planning and Procurement, including holding relevant HCM Pro accreditation from Workday
  • Experience with hands-on design, administration, and implementation of Workday Financials, Adaptive Planning and Procurement including Workday upgrades/ new features management
  • Experience of In-depth knowledge of the Workday system deployment lifecycle
  • Demonstrate a strong understanding of Finance functions and business processes preferably within a Financial Services Organisation
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced, evolving environment and use an iterative method and flexible approach to enable rapid delivery and manage a tight schedule
  • Experience in taking information from multiple sources and synthesising conclusions for both a technical and non-technical audience
  • Experience of working with senior-level stakeholders to prioritise requirements, mediate between multiple perspectives, and to convince and influence on benefits, costs and risks of different approaches to problems
  • Demonstrate exceptional interpersonal skills: clear and concise verbal and written communicator, with the ability to effectively navigate and mediate conflict and foster honest dialogue
  • Demonstrate at least 3 years experience defining test scenarios and scripts, executing user acceptance testing (including Data Validation) and working with Testing teams to document results and test issues
  • Demonstrate experience of excellent problem-solving, critical thinking and analytical skills
  • Experience in establishing, developing, and maintaining cross-functional working relationships
Nice-to-have skills and experience
  • Evidence of Accountancy qualification
  • Demonstrate experience of Prince 2 / Agile project management
  • Demonstrate experience of deploying Workday Launch

Closing date for applications: 21/12/2022

UK Infrastructure Bank Workday Finance, Adaptive Planning & Procurement Senior BA (BA)

Closing date for applications: 21/12/2022

Specialist role:

Business analyst


Yorkshire and the Humber


UK Infrastructure Bank (UKIB)

Maximum day rate:


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