Workday HR Analyst (Global)

  • Location
    Reading, Berkshire
  • Contract Type
  • Posted
  • Start Date
  • Industry
  • Salary
    GBP65000 - GBP75000 per annum + Benefits & Bonus
  • Expiry Date

Frazer Jones is partnering with a leading global commodities company to recruit a HRIS Analyst for a full-time position. As a HRIS Analyst, proficiency in Workday’s Core HCM Fundamentals is essential. This encompasses a deep understanding of business processes, expertise across various Workday modules, and adeptness in custom report creation. You’ll be regarded as a subject matter authority, tasked with ensuring data accuracy, mastering system configurations, and continually testing and refining the system. You’ll work closely with the global Workday Manager and collaborate seamlessly with the HR and Reward teams.

This position is located in Reading, offering flexibility with 2-3 days on-site and the remainder as work-from-home days.


  • Collaborate Proactively: Engage with the HRIS team in the US and liaise with external vendor functional owners to refine processes, enhance productivity, and facilitate the launch of new HR endeavours.
  • Relationship Building: Foster robust relationships with Global HR Process Owners and Country HR Partners to evaluate necessities and delineate specifications.
  • Detailed Documentation: Catalog business requirements, choices made, and map out business processes and workflows in pertinent documentation, encompassing Standard Operating Procedures, training manuals, and concise reference guides.
  • Workday Customized Reporting: Architect, design, and roll out tailored reports leveraging standard Workday reporting capabilities. Ensure these reports align with specified business requisites.
  • Hands-on Configuration: Examine, validate, and launch configuration alterations in Workday. This includes Integrations, Business Processes, and Calculated Fields.
  • Prioritization and Problem-solving: Adeptly prioritize issues and enhancements in Workday, ensuring swift follow-up and resolution.
  • Continuous Learning: Remain informed on the latest Workday features and improvements that stand to advantage the organization.
  • Testing Expertise: Spearheaded and partake in functional testing for all HR system corrections, upgrades, and patches. This encompasses biannual major upgrades and frequent weekly enhancements.
  • Project Management: Contribute to the planning of large-scale enterprise projects by determining scope, setting objectives, charting out action courses, detailing required tasks, and establishing timelines and budgets.

Skills required:

  • Previous Workday experience, hands-on configurations knowledge in CORE HCM, and other modules like recruitment, learning, talent, performance management, compensation, absence compensation management, and learning modules.
  • Excellent written and communication skills.
  • CIPD level qualified/Workday qualifications/qualified by experience.
  • Proficient with Google Suite (e.g., Gmail, Sheets, Slides) and Smartsheet’s.


The SR Group (UK) Limited is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.

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