Graduate Trainee Worksmart Consultant

Location UK / Belfast

Job Type Permanent full-time

Salary Not disclosed

Updated 4 days ago

Reference 1418812

 Job Description

As Graduate Trainee WorkSmart consultant, you will be responsible for supporting the successful specification, design, configuration, testing and deployment of enterprise scale Workday solutions.

Your primary activities will be to understand and translate customer requirements, define service scope, and shape, configure and deliver solutions that are fit for purpose and commercially viable for our customers’ Workday and Smart projects. Hands-on product configuration is essential for this role.


You must have a keen interest in developing a career in consulting, and depending on your skills and experience to date, you may be suited to work in one or more of the following areas – Workday Human Capital Management (HCM), Financials or Payroll; testing and support; data management; integrations. Typically, you will have a background in one or more of the following disciplines – IT; business; HR/HCM; consulting; testing; financials; payroll; integrations.

The graduate trainee programme aims to develop your skills base across three core service lines within the WorkSmart Business Unit – Workday deployment and integration services, Workday Application Management Services, and Smart Services.


Minimum requirements:        

  • Currently studying or have completed a degree in a relevant technical and/ or business subject – IT, business, finance, HR etc.
  • Some understanding of the Workday or Cloud delivery methodologies including the relevance of different stages of the project lifecycle
  • Good communicator, you will be willing to assume a customer facing role, with the ability to communicate effectively with colleagues and clients
  • Capable of working within teams and alongside customers, as well as on your individual tasks with limited supervision.
  • Able to manage your time effectively and record it accurately
  • Able to apply all relevant standards and procedures to your own work, maintaining high quality and accuracy
  • Aware of the importance of confidentiality and non-disclosure policies and/or agreements and ensure security of information
  • Able to rotate through various Workday and Smart delivery services, specifically Consulting, Application Management Services and testing
  • Able, if required, to travel to customer sites in the same region (minimal out of region travel may also be required)