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Principal BI Program Manager

Company: Workday, Inc.
Location: Pleasanton
Posted on: January 19, 2023

Job Description:

Your work days are brighter here.At Workday, it all began with a conversation over breakfast. When our founders met at a sunny California diner, they came up with an idea to revolutionize the enterprise software market. And when we began to rise, one thing that really set us apart was our culture. A culture which was driven by our value of putting our people first. And ever since, the happiness, development, and contribution of every Workmate is central to who we are. Our Workmates believe a healthy employee-centric, collaborative culture is the essential mix of ingredients for success in business. That's why we look after our people, communities and the planet while still being profitable. Feel encouraged to shine, however that manifests: you don't need to hide who you are. You can feel the energy and the passion, it's what makes us unique. Inspired to make a brighter work day for all and transform with us to the next stage of our growth journey? Bring your brightest version of you and have a brighter work day here.About the TeamWorkday's Business Operations organization is accelerating our company-wide data & analytics efforts to drive data-driven decisions and ultimately contribute to Workday's growth. We work to provide accurate, consistent, and insightful reporting and analysis to key leaders and functions across the company. Join our team as we aim to deliver exciting new user-centered, predictive, and prescriptive reporting analytics at Workday!About the RoleAs a Senior / Principal Business Intelligence Program Manager, you will act as both a "Product Manager" and "Project Manager" for Enterprise Data & Analytics Business Intelligence projects. This includes deeply understanding the business goals and user needs; defining reporting functionality to meet those needs; managing the project scope and schedule; communicating with stakeholders; and partnering closely with Enablement teams to support communication, training, and adoption.Responsibilities

  • Successfully plan, organize and lead all phases of Enterprise Data & Analytics BI projects
  • Deeply understand business goals and user needs. Interview users, stakeholders, and subject matter experts to get insights on what business problems we are trying to solve, key questions to be answered by the BI solution, and how the solution will fit into the business process to be supported
  • Define requirements and functionality to meet those needs. Write Agile stories to capture the user needs. Partner with Business Intelligence Analyst to brainstorm and provide feedback on design to achieve easy-to-understand visualizations
  • Solicit user feedback and consolidate and prioritize to BI Analyst
  • Manage project scope and schedule using Agile sprint method to ensure projects are completed on time
  • Communicate with stakeholders proactively throughout the project to gather inputs, keep them updated, and coordinate with other teams
  • Partner closely with Enablement teams to provide inputs to and support communication, training, and adoption of new/updated BI solutions
  • Anticipate areas of risk and determine ways to mitigate and resolve them
  • Act as a trusted advisor when questions arise regarding BI solutions and metricsAbout YouBasic Qualifications
    • Bachelor's Degree or equivalent
    • 8+ years professional experience
    • 3+ years experience supporting programs with a heavy emphasis on data or analytics (either full-time or as a significant part of your role)
    • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, with the ability to lead structured meetings and drive toward outcomes
    • Strong interpersonal skills and capable of building strong relationships across multiple functional teams
    • Excellent problem solving and analytical skillsOther Qualifications
      • Strong understanding of corporate metrics, particularly in a SaaS or enterprise software B-to-B model is highly desired.
      • Experience with Salesforce.com and BI tools preferred
      • Experience with Agile methodology preferred
      • PMP or other Project Management certification preferred
      • A keen understanding of user experience design is a strong bonus#LI-SB3As a federal contractor, -Workday -is -requiring -all new hires -to verify -that -they -are -fully-vaccinated against COVID-19 -within 72 hours of -beginning employment with Workday, consistent with applicable law. -Workday -is an equal opportunity employer. Candidates who are not vaccinated due to a sincerely held religious belief, medical reasons, or other legally-protected reason should contact - -to explore what, if any, reasonable accommodations or exemptions Workday is able to offer.Pursuant to applicable Fair Chance law, Workday will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records.Workday is an Equal Opportunity Employer including individuals with disabilities and protected veterans.Are you being referred to one of our roles? If so, ask your connection at Workday about our Employee Referral process!

Keywords: Workday, Inc., Pleasanton , Principal BI Program Manager, Executive , Pleasanton, California

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