At Alight, we believe a company’s success starts with its people. At our core, we Champion People, help our colleagues Grow with Purpose and true to our name we encourage colleagues to “Be Alight.”
Champion People – be empathetic and help create a place where everyone belongs.
Grow with purpose – Be inspired by our higher calling of improving lives.
Be Alight – act with integrity, be real and empower others.
It’s why we’re so driven to connect passion with purpose. Our team’s expertise in human insights and cloud technology gives companies and employees around the world the ability to power confident decisions, for life.
With a comprehensive total rewards package, continuing education and training, and tremendous potential with a growing global organization, Alight is the perfect place to put your passion to work.
Join our team if you Champion People, want to Grow with Purpose through acting with integrity and if you embody the meaning of Be Alight.
Learn more at careers.alight.com.
As a Project Manager, you will be responsible for a range of activities including:
Managing Workday project implementations end to end, aligned to agreed time, scope, quality and cost parameters
Establishing and maintaining strong and constructive client relationships
Leading engagement with internal and external project stakeholders, ensuring appropriate visibility of project progress and deliverables at each stage
Assembling project teams, assigning responsibilities and managing delivery against agreed milestones
Developing and maintaining a budget and schedule to ensure profitable project delivery
Maintaining standard project management documentation and metrics autonomously
Scheduling resources and managing resource conflicts
Supporting project governance and reporting activities
To be considered for this role you will have:
Several years’ previous program/project management experience
Experience leading and participating in technical and cross-functional projects
Previous functional/technical HCM, Payroll and Financials experience either as an internal consultant or with a consulting/software organization would be beneficial
Experience leading a project implementation of Workday, PeopleSoft, Oracle, SAP or similar application would be beneficial
Consultancy experience would be beneficial
Existing Workday certification will be highly regarded
C-level stakeholder management experience
Proficiency with MS Project, MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Visio
Self-awareness, with the ability to recognize personal skills, abilities, limitations and strengths
A team-oriented approach, with a primary focus on "we”, not “me”
Ability to work in a fast-paced environment and adapt to frequent change
Excellent oral and written communications skills
Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills
A demonstrated bias for action
Excellent presentation and facilitation skills
A natural tendency towards personal accountability and acting with integrity
Relevant Workday certification, if not already held, must be attained and maintained to perform this role.
So that you can be your best at work and home, we consider flexible working arrangements wherever possible. Alight has been a leader in the flexible workspace and “Top 100 Company for Remote Jobs” 5 years in a row.
We offer programs and plans for a healthy mind, body, wallet and life because it’s important our benefits care for the whole person. Options include a variety of health coverage options, wellbeing and support programs, retirement, vacation and sick leave, maternity, paternity & adoption leave, continuing education and training as well as a number of voluntary benefit options.
By applying for a position with Alight, you understand that, should you be made an offer, it will be contingent on your undergoing and successfully completing a background check consistent with Alight’s employment policies. Background checks may include some or all the following based on the nature of the position: SSN/SIN validation, education verification, employment verification, and criminal check, search against global sanctions and government watch lists, credit check, and/or drug test. You will be notified during the hiring process which checks are required by the position.
Our commitment to Diversity and Inclusion
Alight is committed to diversity, equity, and inclusion. We celebrate differences and believe in fostering an environment where everyone feels valued, respected, and supported. We know that diverse teams are stronger, more innovative, and more successful.
At Alight, we welcome and embrace all individuals, regardless of their background, and are dedicated to creating a culture that enables every employee to thrive. Join us in building a brighter, more inclusive future.
Diversity Policy Statement
Alight is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer and does not discriminate against anyone based on sex, race, color, religion, creed, national origin, ancestry, age, physical or mental disability, medical condition, pregnancy, marital or domestic partner status, citizenship, military or veteran status, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity or expression, genetic information, or any other legally protected characteristics or conduct covered by federal, state or local law. In addition, we take affirmative action to employ and advance in the employment of qualified minorities, women, disabled persons, disabled veterans and other covered veterans.
Alight provides reasonable accommodations to the known limitations of otherwise qualified employees and applicants for employment with disabilities and sincerely held religious beliefs, practices and observances, unless doing so would result in undue hardship. Applicants for employment may request a reasonable accommodation/modification by contacting his/her recruiter.
Authorization to work in the Employing Country
Applicants for employment in the country in which they are applying (Employing Country) must have work authorization that does not now or in the future require sponsorship of a visa for employment authorization in the Employing Country and with Alight.
Note, this job description does not restrict management's right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities of this job to other entities; including but not limited to subsidiaries, partners, or purchasers of Alight business units.
We offer you a competitive total rewards package, continuing education & training, and tremendous potential with a growing worldwide organization.
Nothing in this job description restricts management's right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities of this job to other entities; including but not limited to subsidiaries, partners, or purchasers of Alight business units.