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  • Posted: May 4, 2021
    Deadline: Not specified
  • Old Mutual Limited (OML) is a premium African financial services group that offers a broad spectrum of financial solutions to retail and corporate customers across key markets in 14 countries.

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    IT Team Manager

    Job Description

    • Leads a team of IT resources, such as analysts, programmers, contract managers or support specialists, to support and deliver IT solutions.
    • Manages and grows resources in team.
    • Provides technical and solutions advice.
    • Consults on IT strategy and architecture from technical and business perspectives.

    The Human Capital IT Lead role manages a team of technical (product, process) specialist across a business area focusing on Workday and Payroll support, with some individual deliveries and is individually accountable for achieving results through others.

    • Overall accountability for the technical support of the Workday and Payroll solutions provided through an IT delivery team
    • Drive the technical roadmap and optimization of the Workday platform
    • Escalations
    • Capacity, Demand and Task Management
    • Execution of BAU and Change Demand as agreed with Product Owners and Senior Scrum Master
    • Input into Backlog and prioritization Stakeholder Meetings, Engagement and Management
    • Product Owner Meetings, Engagement and Management
    • Agile meetings and ceremonies
    • Workday Integrations including Payroll
    • Management Reporting and Trend Analysis
    • Workday Release engagement with Senior Scrum Master
    • Action Centre co-ordination & facilitation
    • Manages daily operational requirements pertaining to management (people, production, customer and finance) in addition the incumbent is responsible for technical deliveries relating to product(s) and processes that run across a business area. Responsible for technical deliveries
    • Responsible for team technical deliveries that require a high level of technical knowledge in related field to their own staff. Carries responsibility to deliver on operational projects within field of expertise Make decisions.
    • Forums and meetings with senior management. Builds and manages stakeholder relationships country-wide.
    • Co-ordinate, quality check, prepare and provide commentary with regards various reporting
    • Workday experience essential
    • Leadership
    • Agile
    • Project Management
    • Lean
    • ITIL
    • Design Thinking
    • HCM, Payroll, Payroll Tax and Shares experience would be beneficial
    • Change Management

    Closing Date

    • 8 May 2021

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    Senior Functional Analyst - (Workday) x2

    Job Description

    • Support clients in the selection, implementation, and support of specific technology.
    • This role uses consulting skills, business knowledge, and solution expertise to effectively integrate technology into the clients business environment in order to achieve client expected business results.
    • Facilitates the implementation and support of modules to enhance business functionality and overall performance of the application, while maintaining a high degree of customer satisfaction.
    • Performs design, configuration and testing activities in various modules of the application wrt new or existing functionality.
    • Analyses the current business processes and scenarios and recommends/develops solutions to meet the clients need
    • Responsible for the successful implementation of solutions or upgrades by providing functional expertise, guidance, presentation, and instruction on products to clients.
    • Carries out complex or novel assignments requiring the development of new or improved procedures including upgrades/changes from the vendor.
    • Develops and evaluates plans and criteria to be carried out by others; provides direction and leadership.
    • Provides detailed knowledge of industry best practices through experience, research and development.
    • Proactively seeks opportunities to enhance the effectiveness and efficiency of solutions.
    • Manages and participates in implementations.
    • Acts as liaison with clients and vendors for troubleshooting: investigate, analyse and solve software problems and map. client business requirements, processes and objectives; develop necessary product modifications to satisfy clients needs.
    • Maintains a thorough knowledge of the organization and adheres to all organizational standards.
    • Responsible for ensuring that the application version is current and relevant Interprets technical manuals and documentation and provides instruction manuals for non-technical users; provides training in all modes of usage of systems, products and services providing information on the full range of capabilities including dealing with exception conditions.
    • Understand the application and database environment in order to perform the necessary data extracts/enquiries.
    • Understands the integration of the application within the organization, at a moderate level.


    • 3-5 years working experience and knowledge in Workday HCM
    • Relevant qualification from an accredited Institution
    • Experienced in business and data analysis, solutions design & testing, data modelling
    • Experience of working to and applying agile methodologies will be advantageous
    • Experience working with ITIL
    • Strong analytical, problem solving and investigative skills
    • Ability to deliver as per agreed time standards and work under stress
    • A flexible approach and ability to adapt.
    • Ability to work under own initiative
    • Have working experience and knowledge of Workday HCM modules

    Workday Pro accreditation in any of the following:

    • Recruiting
    • Compensation
    • Benefits
    • Time Off
    • Talent and Performance
    • Learning

    Working experience in any the following:

    • Orgs
    • Cost Centers
    • Core HCM
    • Reporting
    • Security
    • EIBs
    • Experience with Workday Releases
    • Implementation experience would be advantageous
    • Prepare and maintain up to date Workday processes, system documentation, and assist with end user training materials.
    • Assist with implementation of new functionality or system enhancements including test script development and requirements gathering.
    • Prepare Functional specs and take through the design approval process
    • Have experience in logging Cases and having Office Hours with Workday to resolve problems.
    • Have experience in doing research on Workday Community website.


    • Bachelor of Information Technology (BIT), Diploma (Dip): Information Technology, Matriculation Certificate (Matric)  (Required)

    Closing Date

    • 10 May 2021

    Method of Application

    Use the link(s) below to apply on company website.


    Note: Never pay for any training, certificate, assessment, or testing to the recruiter.

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