Group HRIS Partner (Workday)

Job location:
Paris, France
Created moment:
July 8, 2024
Job reference:
REQ - 08433

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 (Workday)

Job Summary


Member of the Global Workday Team , the Group HRIS Partner  will be in charge of :

  • Providing assistance to the corresponding  Workday HR end-users

  • Implementing agreed new Workday functionalities

  • Supporting the HR community in designing and testing functionalities

  • Performing day-to-day support relating to the Global  Workday Application especially during  Performance Review  and OPR ( Organization & People Review) Campaigns

  • Improving the tool provided to monitor/check  Data Quality

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

  • Supporting the  Talent Director and corresponding Business Process Owners in designing training materials

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

The Global Workday Team is a Corporate HR Department. The primary  area of Responsibility of  the successful candidate is : Talent & Core HCM ,  or Talent & Recruiting. This primary area of responsibility will be progressively completed by one or multiple additional areas (ex: Reporting, Compensation, …).


 The Workday Specialist should: 

  • Daily Support activities:

    • Process the issues raised by the end users according to the agreed 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

  • Projects:

    • Support the Imerys Global Process Owners 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

  • Communication/Training:

    • 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)

  •  Strategy:

    • Proposing initiatives for rolling-out additional Workday functionalities 

    • Participating actively in the global Workday community to suggest and support ideas of improvements and anticipate software changes



  • Good knowledge and expertise in the administration of Workday  (minimum 4  years)  either as a Workday Consultant and/or as Champion HR End-User in an International company

  • Good knowledge of Compensation data structure and 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/her peers and/or to the HR community

  • Proficiency in Word, Excel, PowerPoint/ Google Suite  and in database management solutions 

  • 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 an HRIS Support Team

  • Rigorous in applying agreed procedures

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

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.