IBM Workday Business Operations Specialist in Austin, Texas

2016 is the year IBM emerges as a cognitive solutions and cloud platform company. Our strategic imperatives continue to grow faster than the market, and we are recognized as the industry leader in analytics, cognitive, and cloud. At IBM, we are dedicated to the success of our clients and passionate about the work we do every day. We take talent seriously and know that our team is our business – they are the heart of our strategy and success. As a team, we’re committed to creating innovative solutions and services that drive client success. Together we empower our clients, one Workday implementation at a time. IBM and Meteorix officially came together in 2016 to recreate the Workday practice at IBM — blending the best of each to create a world-class consulting group that now delivers a boutique experience with global scale. Our practice is one that combines Meteorix’s best in class Workday implementation services with IBM’s excellence in digital operations, business analytics, cognitive computing, broad portfolio of consulting services and hardware and software offerings. As one of Workday's largest full service business partners and customers, the IBM Workday practice provides extensive implementation experience and a wealth of best practices. We are currently seeking a Business Operations Specialist for the Project Management Office (PMO) in our growing Workday practice. The Business Operations Specialist will play an important role within the PMO, working closely with the PMO Manager, Engagement Managers, and IBM Workday leadership as needed. The successful candidate will be required to demonstrate an understanding of the objectives of the IBM Workday practice, and develop and maintain effective working relationships with program and project managers, the wider program and portfolio teams, and any third-party service providers.Key Responsibilities

  • Monitor, report, and analyze project progress against plan, benefits, and scope

  • Provide an early warning of any variances or exceptions, assess the impacts, and proactively recommend actions

  • Analyze data delivered to the PMO for accuracy and assist in updating as necessary

  • Assist in loading initial project forecast data into IBM project management systems and tools

  • Maintain the Workday Project Management Community library

  • Provide support to Project Managers with systems, tools, templates, data, security, and privacy

  • Work with the PMO lead to deliver onboarding for new Engagement Managers

  • Ensure compliance with Workday methodology and follow-up with Project Managers as necessary

  • Deliver weekly reports to Post Production Support team

  • Perform other tasks in support of the PMO as required.

    About You

  • You thrive in a diverse, fast paced environment

  • You are passionate about learning and are detail oriented

  • You think analytically and can effectively apply logic to solve problems

  • You have the ability to handle multiple tasks concurrently and meet deadlines, despite conflicting demands

  • You have strong organizational skills

  • You are self-motivated and can work effectively with limited supervision

  • You have effective interpersonal skills and the ability to collaborate and team with others

  • You have excellent communication skills, both verbal and written, and can clearly articulate complex messages and requirements

  • You have a strong desire to work with clients and provide exceptional client experiences

  • You have a Bachelor's Degree in Business, Finance, Management or other related discipline.

The location for this position is flexible; however Boston, MA is preferred. Travel may be required up to 25%. Preferred candidates will live within a 50 mile radius of a major airport. Working for IBM you can expect a learning culture where teamwork and collaboration are encouraged, excellence is rewarded and innovation is valued and respected. We empower our team members to build successful and rewarding careers. Starting at the interview process and continuing throughout your career, you always have access to our leadership team – as mentors, team members and often working side by side on projects. We want you to have more than just a job…IBM has your long term career goals in mind. IBM Workday Consulting Services is a leader in workplace transformation. Join us. You won’t just be a part of the future; you’ll help lead it. Learn more about our Workday Practice at: To be an official applicant to IBM, you must submit a resume and online application. Resumes submitted remain active for six months.To all Recruitment Agencies: IBM only accepts resumes from agencies on our Approved Agency List. Please do not forward resumes to our applicant tracking system, IBM employees, or send to any IBM company location. IBM is not responsible for any fees related to unsolicited resumes.2252

  • At least 1 year experience working in a professional office environment

  • At least 1 year providing office and administrative support

  • At least 1 year experience using Microsoft Office, including including Microsoft Project, Access, PowerPoint, and Excel

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