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Workday Test Manager

ISP Central
London, United Kingdom
Date Added: Nov 7, 2023

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Interim Workday Test Manager Role Profile

Purpose of Role

Reporting into the Group People Systems Lead / Workday implementation Project Manager and working closely with the Group People Systems Lead, the Interim Workday Test Manager will be responsible for testing preparation, execution, and reporting, including establishing tools for storage, tracking execution of testing scenarios, enabling routing to Workday consultants, and establishing all management reports to track testing execution and analyse quality. 


ISP Principles

Begin with our children and students. Our children and students are at the heart of what we do. Simply, their success is our success. Wellbeing and safety are both essential for learners and learning. Therefore, we are consistent in identifying potential safeguarding and Health & Safety issues and acting and following up on all concerns appropriately.


Treat everyone with care and respect. We look after one another, embrace similarities and differences and promote the well-being of self and others.


Operate effectively. We focus relentlessly on the things that are most important and will make the most difference. We apply school policies and procedures and embody the shared ideas of our community.


Are financially responsible. We make financial choices carefully based on the needs of the children, students and our schools.


Learn continuously. Getting better is what drives us. We positively engage with personal and professional development and school improvement.


ISP Interim Workday Test Manager Key Responsibilities

In collaboration with the Group People Systems Lead / Workday Implementation Project Manager, Interim Workday Test Manager is responsible for ensuring the quality and reliability of our Workday implementation and deployment across all modules including Core HCM, Compensation, Talent Optimisation, Absence and Time-tracking. In particular they will be responsible for:


  • completing all required Workday training
  • working together with the wider project team, Workday, subject matter experts, regional Heads of HR, Technology and HRIS team to agree and establish specific testing requirements
  • establishing criteria for success and entrance and exit criteria for testing cycles
  • obtaining Workday mandatory performance testing and developing the test strategy and resource plan during the Architect & Configure Stage of the Project
  • developing test plans – including test calendars and resource plans – for testing cycles that are part of the deployment
  • defining and executing agreed testing scenarios and scripts to ensure the project passes all testing phases to minimise implementation risks, assure deployment and enable user engagement
  • reporting test results by consolidating and analysing the findings and preparing comprehensive test reports
  • managing any problems or issues through to resolution via multiple test cycles, working collaboratively with the Implementation Project Manager, Technology and HRIS teams


Skills, Qualifications and Experience

  • 3 years + previous experience of testing on major Workday HCM transformation projects
  • Knowledge and experience of testing within an Agile environment
  • Knowledge and experience of HR and Talent Management
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Ability to juggle multiple priorities effectively and on time
  • A people-person possessing empathy, professionalism and tact


ISP Leadership Competencies

You consistently demonstrate and role-model the ISP Leadership Competencies in all that you do.


  • Collaboration. Takes an active part in leading their school or region; is cooperative and a genuine team player, developing positive, supportive relationships with colleagues to solve problems and maximise opportunities.


  • Learning & Getting Better. Continually demonstrates personal commitment and passion for learning and getting better using evidence and feedback; supporting others in their continual learning, development and growth.


  • Innovation Leadership. Is good at creating an environment where ideas for learning initiatives and services are generated and is able to motivate and inspire others through the process of creation through to completion.


  • Outcome driven. Can be counted on to find solutions. Is consistently looking to exceed goals and is focused on KPIs.


  • Resilience. Can deal with setbacks and challenges calmly and effectively.


  • Integrity & Ethical Management. Has the ability to work ethically and with integrity; helps others feel valued; upholds and models the ISP Vision, Purpose and Principles.


  • Agile. Responds and adapts to changing circumstances; manages and solves problems by providing solutions in a climate of ambiguity.


  • Planning & Decision Making. Makes decisions on the best course of action and then plans, organises, prioritises and balances resources to achieve the desired outcome.


  • Diversity & Equity. Has the sensitivity, awareness and skill to understand the values, behaviours, attitudes and practices across cultures that supports all children and adults to learn and work effectively.


ISP Commitment to Safeguarding Principles

ISP is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All post holders are subject to appropriate vetting procedures and satisfactory Criminal Background Checks or equivalent covering the previous 10 years’ employment history.


ISP Commitment to Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Belonging

ISP is committed to strengthening our inclusive culture by identifying, hiring, developing, and retaining high-performing teammates regardless of gender, ethnicity, sexual orientation and gender expression, age, disability status, neurodivergence, socio-economic background or other demographic characteristics. Candidates who share our vision and principles and are interested in contributing to the success of ISP through this role are strongly encouraged to apply.




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