Group HRIS Partner

Job location:
Brussels, Brussels Region, Belgium
Created moment:
May 24, 2023
Job reference:
REQ - 07291

The Company

The world’s leading supplier of mineral-based specialty solutions for industry with 14,000 employees, operations in more than 40 countries, and €4.3 billion in revenue in 2022.
Imerys delivers high-value-added, functional solutions to a great number of sectors, from processing industries to consumer goods. The Group draws on its understanding of applications, technological knowledge and expertise in material science to deliver solutions by beneficiating its mineral resources, synthetic minerals and formulations. Imerys’ solutions contribute essential properties to customers’ products and their performance, including heat resistance, hardness, conductivity, opacity, durability, purity, lightness, filtration, absorption and water repellency. Imerys is determined to develop responsibly, in particular by fostering the emergence of environmentally-friendly products and processes.
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The Position

Group HRIS Partner

Job Summary

Your function

  • You are a member of the  HRIS department of the Group HR Center of Expertise (CoE).

  •  Providing assistance to the corresponding Workday HR Business Process Owners and HR end-users.

  • Implementing agreed new Workday functionalities.

  • Supporting the HR community in designing and testing new functionalities.

  • Performing day-to-day support relating to the Global Workday Application.

  • Contributing to the continuous improvement of the services delivered by the Workday Support Team.

  • Supporting the HR Process owners and the Workday Training Manager in designing training materials.

  • Delivering training sessions to the HR community in English and/or other languages.

  • Suggesting/driving improvement of the HRIS Roadmap, in line with the HR Strategy. 

Tasks and responsibilities


  • Propose initiatives for rolling-out additional Workday functionalities.

  • Participate  actively in the global Workday community to suggest and support ideas of improvements and anticipate software change.


  • Support the Global Functional leads during the Design phase (accuracy of the requirements, consistency of the design against the existing configuration, …).

  • Translate business needs into configuration changes, create documentation and bring in other technology owners as impacts are identified.

  • Write test scripts; complete functional testing and sign off configurations, reports and integrations before they are moved to production.


  • Identify and propose Communication actions to the network of HR User or the full community  of Workday Users.

  • Build End-User guides (relating to a specific project  or to identified needs from the End-users).

  • Daily Support activities:

    • Process the issues raised by the end users according to the agreed CoE procedure.

    • Provide ad’hoc assistance to the identified HR Key users to continuously improve their knowledge.

    • Process the requests raised by the Key users ( Security role assignment, Specific data loads, update the core set-up configuration) in compliance with the existing procedures).


  • Good knowledge and expertise in the Workday administration, either as a Workday Consultant and/or as Champion HR End-User in an International company.

  • Workday Core HCM experience is a must (minimum 2-3 years) . Knowledge in other Workday HCM areas is welcome (Performance, Talent, Core and Advanced Compensation, Benefits, …), as well as in transversal technical topics (Security, or Reporting/Dashboards, or interfaces).

  • Good knowledge of HR Processes.

  • Proficiency in English Language.

  • Excellent communication skills both orally and in writing.

  • Ability to learn quickly new HRIS topics.

  • Ability to transfer knowledge to his peers and/or to the HR community.

  • Strong customer service, ability to work collaboratively and interface with all levels within the organization.

  • Ability to identify areas of improvement relating to the quality of services of the HRIS Support Team.

  • Rigorous in applying agreed procedures.

  • Ability to efficiently work with Contacts located in multiple time zones.

Come and join a team of  international Workday generalists who are continuously  and strongly supporting the HR community in improving the local and global Imerys HR Processes.

Position Type

Full time



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IMERYS is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer and it is our policy to not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, disability, veteran status, or any other status protected by federal, state or local laws.