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Posted by: Caterpillar, Inc. on Dec 27, 2020


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Job Description

T he Workday Absence Management Analyst plays a key role in guiding the continued design, maintenance, and support of the Workday Absence Management functional area. Primary responsibilities of the role include:

Absence Management Maintenance
Managing and maintaining current global Time Off and Leave plans and policies Optimizing process design to meet the changing needs of the business and ensure a consumer-like end-user experience Creating and maintaining documentation for end-user adoption and training Developing, maintaining and optimizing dashboards and reports Working with other functional analysts to design and prototype cross-functional solutions Participating as a member of the Workday Governance Council and supporting the development and management of the Workday roadmap to ensure alignment to global policies Participating in system testing to ensure the successful deployment of application enhancements and releases Investigating and resolving Workday issues, unexpected results, or process gaps Maintaining visibility on Workday Community and local user groups to keep abreast of new features, product defects, and advocate for desired enhancements
Absence Management Expansion
Assessing additional global policies for transition to Workday Absence Management Standardizing global time-off policies where appropriate Guiding business partners through facilitated design sessions and making configuration decisions based on best practices and guiding principles Engaging and supporting global partners through all phases of an absence implementation project, ensuring a smooth transfer from legacy systems to Workday Absence Management Working closely with Global Labor Relations & HR to ensure applicable union rules and state or country labor laws are met with absence plan implementation Configuring and testing new global absence plans in Workday for Absence Management

Basic Qualifications
A 4-year degree in a business-related field 2-5 years of experience implementing or supporting Workday HCM applications, Workday Absence Management preferred 1-2 years of HR functional experience

The ideal candidate will also demonstrate:
A willingness to obtain Workday certification The ability to understand HR strategic intent and develop solutions that align with the strategic direction Strong aptitude for critical thinking and logical problem solving The ability to influence and work effectively with business partners globally Success working within a large matrix organization across functions and with senior leaders in the organization Exceptional resourcefulness, planning and time management, attention to detail and process, and research skills Ability to work under pressure on multiple projects with minimal supervision and within multiple time constraints A process-oriented mindset and experience with process improvement methodologies Intermediate skills across the Microsoft Office Suite

Position can be remote within the US

Up to 10% travel.


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About Caterpillar

Since 1925, Caterpillar Inc. has been helping our customers build a better world – making sustainable progress possible and driving positive change on every continent. With 2019 sales and revenues of $53.8 billion, Caterpillar is the world’s leading manufacturer of construction and mining equipment, diesel and natural gas engines, industrial gas turbines and diesel-electric locomotives. Services offered throughout the product life cycle, cutting-edge technology and decades of product expertise set Caterpillar apart, providing exceptional value to help our customers succeed. The company principally operates through three primary segments – Construction Industries, Resource Industries and Energy & Transportation – and provides financing and related services through its Financial Products segment. Caterpillar’s values – Integrity, Excellence, Teamwork, Commitment and Sustainability – set a foundation for behavior throughout the organization. This foundation, coupled with an environment that recognizes a strong work ethic, makes Caterpillar an ideal fit for individuals with a military background. Our customers are building the world’s infrastructure and couldn’t do it without team members focused on meeting customer needs, regardless of the obstacles. If you want to continue developing yourself and the world around you, consider joining a company that builds what matters. Please visit our military recruitment page www.caterpillar.com/military to learn more.

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