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Graduate Workday Consultant - Belfast - Summer/Autumn 2024 Start

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  • The candidate must have a relevant technical or business degree, understanding of Workday methodologies, good communication skills, ability to work independently and in teams, apply standards and procedures, maintain confidentiality, willingness to travel, and basic understanding of HR, finance, or payroll.
  • The Graduate Workday Consultant at Kainos will support the design, configuration, testing, and deployment of Workday solutions, working with customer teams and internal Workday and Smart delivery teams. They will translate requirements, configure solutions, and work in areas such as HCM, Financials, Change Management, Integrations, and Testing. The role offers the opportunity to rotate within different Workday teams and gain valuable skills for future leadership positions at Kainos.

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People, HR & Administration


Rolling basis


  • At Kainos, we recognise many of the greatest ideas and innovations come from a diverse mix of minds, backgrounds and experiences, and we are committed to cultivating an inclusive working environment that drives changes in Technology. Therefore, we particularly welcome applications from groups who are typically under-represented in this sector including women, non-binary and transgender people
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  • Currently studying or have completed a degree in a relevant technical and/or business subject, e.g. Business, Human Resources, Finance, Economics, Integrations, IT/Computer Science, Engineering or STEM subject 
  • 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 at all times 
  • Aware of the importance of confidentiality and non-disclosure policies and/or agreements and ensure security of information at all times 
  • Able to rotate through various Workday delivery services specifically Consulting and Application Management Services 
  • Able to travel, if required
  • Basic understanding of Human Resource, Financials, or Payroll operations and/or software integrations
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Education requirements

Currently Studying

Area of Responsibilities

People, HR & Administration


  • As a Graduate Workday Consultant you will be responsible for supporting the successful specification, design, configuration, testing and deployment of enterprise scale Workday solutions. This will be done by working with customer business and technical teams, as well internal Workday and Smart delivery teams within the Kainos Workday Business Unit. 
  • 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 may be required 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, Change Management, Integrations, Testing. 
  • HCM – Partner with our clients HR team to review existing processes such as how they conduct performance reviews, then design and build an appropriate solution to support their team and that process within Workday. 
  • Financials – Work alongside our clients Finance team to help assess their current processes such as their end-to-end contracts process ad then design and build an appropriate solution to support their team and that process within Workday.
  • Within Workday at Kainos, the expectation is for our staff to be adaptable and be able to rotate within various Workday teams depending on business needs. 
  • Upon completion of the 12-month Early Careers Programme, you will have gained knowledge and skills to help transform the organization and set you on the path to becoming the next generation of leaders at Kainos. Fun fact - 11 of our 17 leadership team members have graduated from our Early Careers Programme! 
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Work type

Full time

Work mode




Rolling basis