Director, Talent Acquisition Workforce Strategy & Planning at Workday

Posted in Other 1 day ago.

Type: Full Time
Location: Pleasanton, California

Job Description:

Your work days are brighter here.

At Workday, it all began with a conversation over breakfast. When our founders met at a sunny California diner, they came up with an idea to revolutionize the enterprise software market. And when we began to rise, one thing that really set us apart was our culture. A culture which was driven by our value of putting our people first. And ever since, the happiness, development, and contribution of every Workmate is central to who we are. Our Workmates believe a healthy employee-centric, collaborative culture is the essential mix of ingredients for success in business. That's why we look after our people, communities and the planet while still being profitable. Feel encouraged to shine, however that manifests: you don't need to hide who you are. You can feel the energy and the passion, it's what makes us unique. Inspired to make a brighter work day for all and transform with us to the next stage of our growth journey? Bring your brightest version of you and have a brighter work day here.

About the Team

Are you looking to be responsible for influencing a global enterprise software company's critical thinking when it comes to talent acquisition? Workday is looking for a Director, TA Workforce Strategy, Analytics, and Planning to join our team to develop and own the TA budget, capacity planning, RPO, reporting and analytics. In this role, you would be planning Talent Acquisition workforce strategies to address our workforce needs and structure, build insights across the lifecycle with metrics, manage planning and organizational budget. This role reports to the Head of TA Strategy & Experience.

About the Role

You will support overseeing processes, analytics and metrics to optimize TA. Your responsibilities include the placement of resources in the appropriate businesses and oversight related to cost controls of the entire TA organization. Additionally, you will partner with Finance, People Analytics, and each business TA leader to build accurate and detailed workforce plans using Workday & Adaptive Insights. You will ensure the workforce plan is updated and accurate throughout the year as the business re-forecasts and aligns resources throughout each cycle.

  • Establish key performance indicators (KPIs) and metrics to measure the effectiveness of talent acquisition initiatives.

  • Develop regular reports and dashboards to track progress, identify areas of opportunity, and communicate findings to stakeholders.

  • Utilize data analytics tools and methodologies to analyze talent acquisition metrics, trends, and performance indicators.

  • Generate actionable insights to optimize recruitment processes, improve candidate experience, and drive efficiencies.

  • Provide experienced advice to TA leaders as they proactively address resourcing requirements and budget during business planning cycles

  • Create and maintain workforce planning tools, templates and techniques that support the process (or implement standard HR tools as available)

  • Audit function/business unit TA workforce actions and costs compared to the submitted plan

  • Partner with People Analytics, Finance, and others to ensure data/system integration and the integrity of labor data throughout Workday/Adaptive Insights

  • Develop, improve and own operational planning, budgeting, program investments, headcount, and resource allocation models

  • Own and manage the TA budget including the annual budget review and plan. Develop quarterly TA budget reviews in order to (re)align to the FY Plan

  • Lead TA headcount planning, including position management

  • Develop and enhance TA capacity modeling in partnership with Finance and Analytics

  • Develop, lead, and improve TA analytics and reporting globally for TA including diversity reporting, forecasting, and hire projections

  • Lead and mentor a team of talent acquisition professionals, providing guidance, support, and professional development opportunities. Foster a culture of collaboration, innovation, and continuous learning within the team.

About You

Basic Qualifications

  • 5+ years of workforce planning, data analytics and budget experience, preferably within Talent Acquisition

  • Strong analytical skills using Excel/Google Spreadsheet

  • Knowledge of enterprise systems (e.g., Workday, Adaptive, or equivalent)

  • Proven experience challenging the status quo and championing new initiatives

  • Demonstrated ability to identify, plan and deliver significant process improvements

  • Ability to manage and build strong teams

Additional Qualifications

  • Ability to lead improvement initiatives in a matrixed environment

  • Strong presentation skills with an ability to 'tell the story' behind the data

  • Excellent communication skills: you will need to communicate effectively with technical and non-technical audiences, summarize your insights in writing, and produce well-crafted narratives to influence, champion and drive adoption of Workforce Planning initiatives.

  • Demonstrated ability to thrive in a dynamic, complex, and ambiguous environment; Agile mindset and ability to pivot and respond to unexpected project turns

  • Experience identifying, designing, implementing, and maintaining business processes

  • Experience working closely with senior leaders and driving results with teammates at all levels

  • Experience leading collaborative, multi-functional projects and toggling between strategic and tactical efforts seamlessly

Workday Pay Transparency Statement

The annualized base salary ranges for the primary location and any additional locations are listed below. Workday pay ranges vary based on work location. As a part of the total compensation package, this role may be eligible for the Workday Bonus Plan or a role-specific commission/bonus, as well as annual refresh stock grants. Recruiters can share more detail during the hiring process. Each candidate's compensation offer will be based on multiple factors including, but not limited to, geography, experience, skills, job duties, and business need, among other things. For more information regarding Workday's comprehensive benefits, please click here.

Primary Location: USA.CA.Pleasanton

Primary Location Base Pay Range: $200,600 USD - $300,800 USD

Additional US Location(s) Base Pay Range: $170,200 USD - $300,800 USD

Our Approach to Flexible Work

With Flex Work, we're combining the best of both worlds: in-person time and remote. Our approach enables our teams to deepen connections, maintain a strong community, and do their best work. We know that flexibility can take shape in many ways, so rather than a number of required days in-office each week, we simply spend at least half (50%) of our time each quarter in the office or in the field with our customers, prospects, and partners (depending on role). This means you'll have the freedom to create a flexible schedule that caters to your business, team, and personal needs, while being intentional to make the most of time spent together. Those in our remote "home office" roles also have the opportunity to come together in our offices for important moments that matter.

Pursuant to applicable Fair Chance law, Workday will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records.

Workday is an Equal Opportunity Employer including individuals with disabilities and protected veterans.

Are you being referred to one of our roles? If so, ask your connection at Workday about our Employee Referral process!

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