Workday HCM/Compensation Consultant – Relaunch at Capgemini Programme

Capgemini’s relaunch programme

Capgemini’s Relaunch Programme is aimed at supporting talented professionals back into the business by providing a tailored 6-month programme to help refresh and update existing skills as well as developing confidence. We understand that you won’t necessarily match every requirement on the job description but will have some relevant previous experience and a wiliness to learn and further develop your skills in this area. If you have had a career break of 1 ½ years or beyond, for whatever reason, we would love to hear from you!

The job on offer

As a Workday HCM/Compensation Consultant you will have experience assisting with the delivery of HCM/Compensation in Workday projects and be able to demonstrate knowledge of the policies and processes that drive these two functional areas. You’ll be comfortable in a small functional team in these areas and working on your own as part of a larger project team.

Your role

This is a unique opportunity to join and be part of growing the Capgemini Workday capability as part of the Packages division working with a number of FTSE 100 companies. Capgemini’s Workday practise is growing with more than 180 consultants globally and you’ll be an important part of the HCM/Compensation capability. 

You’ll be working with clients at all levels, and assisting them on the best solution possible using Workday HCM/Compensation. The role will include process and solution design and gap analysis to standard Workday functionality during the business blueprint project phase, advising and influencing decisions of key business stakeholders. You’ll be helping configuration Workday including advising customers and defect fixing during system testing, legacy data mapping and integration to other modules and legacy applications. You’ll be familiar with the specification of non-standard enhancements and report design.

Your profile

Ideally you’ll have:


  • Good consulting skills – demonstrable presentation and client facing skills.  All candidates must be assertive and articulate with the ability to sustain, develop and grow existing customer relationships, and build new ones.
  • Good Knowledge of end to end HR processes, including UK statutory requirements and the sort of issues that clients will need to address through the implementation of Workday.
  • Knowledge of the Workday Roadmap and its competitors. 
  • Views on how the market will evolve, and a desire to help clients make decisions that define the strategic direction of the business. 
  • A strong “can-do” attitude and willingness to share knowledge with and learn from their peers.
  • Current working towards any Workday certifications in HCM/Compensation would be desirable.
  • Experience of working in an on-shore, near-shore, off-shore model.

Why Capgemini is unique

At Capgemini, we strive to deliver excellence for our clients whilst also creating an environment where our people can thrive, develop, and enjoy a positive work-life balance.  Through our New Normal campaign, we are looking to embed hybrid working in all that we do and enable flexible working arrangements and technologies the day-to-day reality for our people.  All UK employees are eligible to request flexible working arrangements. Your manager will discuss your request with you and review it to ensure any arrangements work for you, your clients, your team, and our business.

Get the future you want

Growing clients’ businesses while building a more sustainable, more inclusive future is a tough ask.  But when you join Capgemini, you join a thriving company and become part of a diverse collective of free-thinkers, entrepreneurs and industry experts.  A powerful source of energy that drives us all to find new ways technology  can help us reimagine what’s possible.  It’s why, together, we seek out opportunities that will transform the world’s leading businesses. And it’s how you’ll gain the experiences and connections you need to shape your future.   By learning from each other every day, sharing knowledge and always pushing yourself to do better, you’ll build the skills you want. And you’ll use them to help our clients leverage technology to grow their business and give innovation that human touch the world needs. So, it might not always be easy, but making the world a better place rarely is.  Capgemini. Get The Future You Want.

About Capgemini

Capgemini is a global leader in partnering with companies to transform and manage their business by harnessing the power of technology. The Group is guided everyday by its purpose of unleashing human energy through technology for an inclusive and sustainable future. It is a responsible and diverse organization of 300,000 team members in nearly 50 countries. With its strong 50 year heritage and deep industry expertise, Capgemini is trusted by its clients to address the entire breadth of their business needs, from strategy and design to operations, fueled by the fast evolving and innovative world of cloud, data, AI, connectivity, software, digital engineering and platforms. The Group reported in 2020 global revenues of €16 billion.



Posted on:

November 1, 2021

Experience level:

Experienced Professional

Contract type:

Permanent Full Time


Any UK Base

Business units:

ABL Northern Central Europe