Gladstone is seeking a talented, motivated, and highly collaborative candidate to lead a small team supporting Gladstoneâ™s enterprise resource planning. As part of a larger IT team, this person will work with key stakeholders to ensure that systems are configured to provide optimal support. Â This position will perform hands-on work in configuration, scripting, programming, and report writing, while also managing members of the team as well as relationships with system vendors and support contractors.
Gather and analyze data in support of business needs, proposed projects, enhanced functionality, and provisioning of user applications and systems necessary for business operations
Ensure program logic, quality assurance, and data processing requirements follow âœbest practices,â deliver expected functionality, and meet internal security and external regulatory requirements
Design, develop and deploy integration scripts, customizations, and reports
Serve as the subject matter expert on current and upcoming Workday capabilities
Analyze the efficiency of existing processes, and develop/deploy improvements to those processes
Coordinate, contribute and evaluate rigorous technical and user acceptance testing
Interact with a variety of functional stakeholders to understand business processes to help functional users become more efficient and effective at utilizing available business systems
Manage relationships with system vendors and support consultants/contractors
Regularly communicate status and changes to management and key stakeholders
Expertise in Workday, particularly with supporting Workday Financial Management
Direct experience in at least one implementation of Workday
Hands-on experience in designing and implementing reports in Workday
Hands-on experience designing, creating and modifying Workday business processes
Experience with Workday Dashboards, Workday Studio, and Workday Cloud Platform
Experience in managing and participating in User Acceptance testing
Hands-on experience with creating and maintaining integrations between Workday and other systems
A strong willingness to learn about the business of Gladstone and how it functions
Excellent communication and interpersonal skills; ability to train both novice and expert users on best practices and system functionality
Strong project management skills and dedication to transparency
Exemplary attention to detail, especially when it comes to documentation
Strong organizational and time-management skills
Experience in managing direct reports as well as contractors and consultants
A passion for supporting cutting-edge science Â
Â Education and Experience Requirements
Bachelorâ™s Degree from a four-year college or university, preferably in Computer Science, Management Information Systems, or Computer Information Systems, and four years related experience and/or training.
A minimum of 5 years of experience within the enterprise resource planning space, with at least 2 of years using Workday extensively.
Internal Number: REQ-791
About Gladstone Institutes
The Gladstone Institutes is an independent, not-for-profit research institution affiliated with the University of California San Francisco (UCSF), transforming the health and well-being of all people through medical research, education, and outreach in the fields focused on heart disease, immunology and virology including HIV/AIDS, and neurological disease. Home to notable leaders in the field of medical science, including 2012 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine recipient Shinya Yamanaka, M.D.,Ph.D. Gladstone is comprised of four institutes in addition to various Centers and programs focusing approximately 500 members of our team on its mission: Science Overcoming Disease. Located in an award-winning building adjacent to UCSF's Mission Bay Campus, Gladstone offers a competitive salary and benefits program within a robust environment for those seeking to maximize their potential. Please consider Gladstone and make a difference in human health.