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Workday Student Consulting Manager - Engagement Manager

Pensacola, Florida
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8 Sep 2022
The Opportunity

Huron helps its clients drive growth, enhance performance and sustain leadership in the markets they serve. We collaborate with education organizations to develop strategies and implement solutions that enable the transformative change our clients need to own their future. Together, we empower clients to drive innovation, create sustainable funding streams and deliver better student outcomes.

Today, leaders of higher education institutions and academic medical centers are spending too much time reacting to market forces, rather than focusing on the essential priorities that help students, faculty and staff thrive. The most productive path forward requires an intentional approach and innovative thinking, whereby stakeholders across the entire institution rally around a shared vision and embrace the hard work of effecting change.

Youll help our clients to achieve organizational effectiveness, improve student outcomes, implement new technologies and align resources and investments to ensure long-term sustainability.

Join our team as the expert you are now and create your future.

Position Summary

Engagement Managers in Hurons Workday Student practice assist clients with the planning and implementation of Workday Student software. In this role, Engagement Managers guide project team members and work in conjunction with other Huron and client team members throughout the entire implementation lifecycle including plan, architect and configure, test, deploy and post production support.

Demonstrate proficiency in the following:

Workday Project Methodology (preferably Workday Student Deployment methodology)

Develop and maintain project plans, resource plans and project budgets

Identification of business process modifications

Complex design document creation

Testing approach for script development and execution

End-user training development and execution

Change management design and execution

Manage multiple project teams simultaneously across different clients

Identify and proactively mitigate project risks

Foster working relationships with client personnel at all levels

Facilitate and lead client meetings

Directs client and consulting resources with day-to-day duties

Manage client deliverables, project budget, and quality assurance

Coach and mentor Associates and Analysts

Actively participate in practice and business development initiatives

Manage engagement economics including financial forecast, burn rates, and


Develop statements of work and manage change orders

Work with Workdays Delivery Assurance team to ensure successful

compliance with checkpoints

Our environment inspires and rewards growth As a Manager, you have the unique ability to specialize in certain areas of enterprise software products that showcase and employ your areas of expertise while pursuing your career vision. Huron is big enough to offer the opportunity and exposure you need for your career growthbut small enough to give you individual attention for your professional development. Every Manager adds to who we are as an organizationand the more you evolve, the more we do. An exciting career experience awaits you: Its intense its analytically rigorous its practical its entrepreneurial its intellectually stimulatingand most definitelyits career-defining Its the Huron Way.

Lets get to work together.


Job Requirements:
  • Huron requires a bachelors degree in a field related to this position or equivalent work experience
  • Minimum 5 years of related experience implementing or using ERP software such as Workday, Oracle/ Peoplesoft and Ellucian Banner
  • Minimum 2 years of related project leadership experience
  • Post-pandemic willingness to travel up to 50%
Preferred Skills & Experience:
  • Workday Student EM/PM certification (or other Workday Student functional certification)
  • Prior experience as a student lead application specialist (within Workday Student or another Student ERP)
  • Excellent communication skills - oral and written - and the interpersonal skills needed to quickly to establish relationships of trust and collaboration
  • The ability to train and participate in the professional development of Huron staff in both project management and technical dimensions
  • The ability to contribute on multiple projects of differing scale and duration
  • Strong analytical skills used to translate information from meetings into documentation that can be shared with meeting participants and project teams
  • A desire and willingness to learn new tools, techniques, concepts, and methodologies

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United States of America

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Huron Consulting Group offers a competitive compensation and benefits package including medical, dental, and vision coverage to employees and dependents; a 401(k) plan with a generous employer match; an employee stock purchase plan; a generous Paid Time Off policy; and paid parental leave and adoption assistance. Our Wellness Program supports employee total well-being by providing free annual health screenings and coaching, bank at work, and on-site workshops, as well as ongoing programs recognizing major events in the lives of our employees throughout the year. All benefits and programs are subject to applicable eligibility requirements.

Huron is fully committed to providing equal employment opportunity to job applicants and employees in recruitment, hiring, employment, compensation, benefits, promotions, transfers, training, and all other terms and conditions of employment. Huron will not discriminate on the basis of age, race, color, gender, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, pregnancy, national origin, religion, veteran status, physical or mental disability, genetic information, creed, citizenship or any other status protected by laws or regulations in the locations where we do business. We endeavor to maintain a drug-free workplace.

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  • Job Reference: 707278958-2
  • Date Posted: 8 September 2022
  • Recruiter: Huron Consulting Group
  • Location: Pensacola, Florida
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Consulting & Corporate Strategy
  • Job Type: Permanent