People Systems Manager

Bengaluru, India

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The Manager, Business Platforms will serve as leader for a group of Product Analysts and will drive the implementation and delivery of the roadmap. The ideal candidate is a leader with a strong technical background, passionate about HR systems, able to create strong partnerships with internal customers as well as product analyst teams, a proven record of effectively optimizing and automating HR systems and processes while resolving business and technical issues. 

Job Duties and Responsibilities

  • Works on issues where analysis of situations or data requires an in-depth knowledge of scrum team objectives. 
  • Use best practices of selecting methods, techniques, and evaluation criteria for obtaining results.  Assures adherence to budgets, schedules, work plans, and performance requirements.
  • Provides input to development of product vision, strategy to support VMT
  • Supports cross-functional product requests and ensures enablement and alignment on the engagement model
  • Follow key processes to optimize getting things done; simplifies complexity; can see opportunities for synergy and integration and gets more out of fewer resources across organization
  • Manages Individual Contributors. Hire, onboard, and develop individual contributors up to Principal level.
  • Manages vendor relationships and statements of work when appropriate; supports the team in escalations as needed
  • Supports designing strategy and successful execution on supporting processes like Playbook adoption, planning and intake processes
  • Supports the achievement of scrum team's operational metrics - Product and application health, adoption, etc.
  • Supports the development of organizational plans that fit overall Business Platforms strategy

Required Skills

  • 6+ years of relevant product management, system analyst, or related experience
  • 6+ years Workday experience
  • Be proficient in Workday HCM and have a working knowledge of: Time Tracking, Talent, Absence, Compensation, Benefits, Security Administration, Business Process Configuration, and Report Writer
  • Ability to define roadmaps and plan execution against those roadmaps at a monthly, quarterly, and annual cadence.
  • Ability to identify risks and mitigate at the scrum or team level
  • Ability to identify resourcing gaps on the team, hire and develop talent, and manage performance when necessary.
  • Ability to manage business partner relationships and expectations, define project scope, prioritize, and communicate at an executive level

Preferred Skills

  • Prior resource management experience
  • Prior experience in an agile software development environment
  • Workday HCM experience
  • Workday Integrations experience
  • Workday Expenses experience
  • EIBs and calculated fields a plus
  • Hands-on experience developing and enhancing custom reports and dashboards in SaaS or enterprise systems.

What you can look forward to as an Full-Time Okta employee!

Okta cultivates a dynamic work environment, providing the best tools, technology and benefits to empower our employees to work productively in a setting that best and uniquely suits their needs. Each organization is unique in the degree of flexibility and mobility in which they work so that all employees are enabled to be their most creative and successful versions of themselves, regardless of where they live. Find your place at Okta today!

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