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Director, Application Development, Procurement

Company: Workday, Inc.
Location: Pleasanton
Posted on: January 9, 2022

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Director, Application Development, Procurement
At Workday, we help the world's largest organizations adapt to what's next by bringing finance, HR, and planning into a single enterprise cloud. We work hard, and we're serious about what we do. But we like to have fun, too. We put people first, celebrate diversity, drive innovation, and do good in the communities where we live and work. Job Description Welcome to Spend Management at Workday! The Workday Spend Management team's mission is to create one transformative end-to-end Spend Management solution that our customers find easy to buy, adopt and love. About Spend Management Workday Spend Management provides an end-to-end solution covering the entire Source-to-Pay process. Workday Strategic Sourcing fronts the solution, enabling an organization to track all aspects of sourcing and establishing contractual relationships with suppliers. Supplier and Contract modules facilitate the onboarding, administration and portfolio management of supplier and contractual relationships. Workday Procurement sits at the core of Spend Management, enabling a rich corporate buying experience and a standards-based integration with Suppliers. Workday Inventory offers the flexibility to manage inventory locations, manage stock, track usage and manage replenishment. About the Procurement Team Workday is on a journey to modernize our Spend Management solution and we're looking for a seasoned leader to manage a geographically distributed team and take the Procurement product to the next level. There are a number of direct investments and areas of innovation to drive, related to the core corporate shopping experience. There are also a myriad of investments flowing into Spend Management as a whole, many of which will have an impact on the core Procurement area. Hence, this leadership role covers a lot of breadth, both functionally and geographically. What you will do Lead a global team of about 30-35 individuals and a handful of people leaders, effectively managing capacity, scope, delivery commitments, and stakeholder communications Foster the professional development of all team members, collaborating across the organization to achieve the right mix of training, exposure and on-the-job experience Partner across Product Management and architectural leaders to continuously improve and drive our UX modernization initiative Come up to speed on Workday's technology and organization model, building relationships and driving advancement at the platform level to best enable our success Align the team and assert a clear vision on the integration initiatives running around the Procurement product area, including opportunities related to customer implementations Actively engage in performance and scalability studies, uncovering any bottlenecks and driving remediations into the product road map Observe, identify and drive continuous improvement in the operations of the team wherever opportunities exist
Requirements of the role 8+ years of managing development teams, with 3+ managing managers and teams of 25+ 5+ years of experience managing in the enterprise software / SaaS space Passionate about software development and a proven ability to inspire engineering teams to achieve results Past history of leading teams to exceptional results Significant experience with agile development processes and a continuous mindset Strong OO design and development background Experience with Spend Management, Procurement, Supply Chain or Financials software is a plus Excellent verbal and written communication skills BS in Computer Science or related field, or equivalent experience Workday is an Equal Opportunity Employer including individuals with disabilities and protected veterans. At Workday, our employees have always been our number one Core Value. We understand that everyone has unique experiences and perspectives which is why our mission is to create a safe space where all people and ideas are welcomed. Our commitment to value inclusion, belonging, and equity (VIBE---) and creating a brighter workday for all is the cornerstone of all we do. Join us! Workday is a leading provider of enterprise cloud applications for finance and human resources. Founded in 2005, Workday delivers financial management, human capital management, and analytics applications designed for the world's largest companies, educational institutions, and government agencies. Organizations ranging from medium-sized businesses to Fortune 50 enterprises have selected Workday. Workday is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace. Individuals seeking employment at Workday are considered without regards to age, ancestry, color, gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, medical condition, mental or physical disability, national origin, protected family care or medical leave status, race, religion (including beliefs and practices or the absence thereof), sexual orientation, military or veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local laws. Further, pursuant to applicable local ordinances, Workday will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records. We do not accept resumes from headhunters, placement agencies, or other suppliers that have not signed a formal agreement with us. Workday is committed to providing reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities and disabled veterans during our application process. If you need assistance or an accommodation due to a disability, contact us at accommodations@workday.com. Suggested Jobs

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