FREELANCE: Business Analyst - Senior HRIS Specialist

Umbilical Life
London (West), London (Greater)
£Rate / day - Dependant on Experience
Closing date
17 Sep 2020

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HR / Recruitment / Training, Human Resources, Project Management, IT Project Management
Full Time
Contract Type
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#15195 | 12 months+ | UK, South East

James Carrera at Umbilical has partnered with an established Pharmaceutical client to source an experienced HR Technology Specialist to partner with HR Business Partners to support and deliver technical solutions; Core HCM and Absence functions in the EMEA.


Accountable for:

Serving as a strong consultative partner to HR Business Partners and HR COEs in technology solution delivery, to align business requirements, business processes and integration design as well as;

  • Drive continuous people, process and technology improvements
  • Participate in Workday and other HR system implementations, providing functional oversight, gathering business and security requirements, performing system design, configuration, mapping and validating data conversion, creating test plans, conducting testing, creating and testing reports and providing post implementation support
  • Provide support to HR system operations; troubleshooting data and system issues, recommending solutions and implementing changes and fixes in the systems per company’s policy
  • Develop and maintain HR system training materials and conduct in person or online training
  • Participate in testing efforts for Workday releases and system enhancements
  • Maintains the confidentiality and security of data accessed during the course of daily activities complying with GDPR
  • Support additional special projects as assigned



You will have solid HRIS experience (configurations, security, custom reports) and ideally within a Pharmaceutical environment as this is strongly preferred, as well as experience;

  • Providing support to the Core HCM and Absence functions
  • Managing Workday Core, Absence Management and Time Tracking developing custom reports and operational support
  • Consulting with and presenting to senior HR leaders,
  • Detail oriented and analytical skills
  • Strong Microsoft Excel, PowerPoint and Global, fast pace dynamic environment
  • Exercise judgment to take appropriate action within defined HR policies and procedures.


For a confidential discussion, contact James Carrera at Umbilical

Umbilical will be a world leading provider of workforce solutions in Science, Technology and Engineering. 

Blending innovation and a commitment to entrepreneurship, we will ensure our customers and colleagues achieve the highest levels of satisfaction.

With nearly 75 years of workforce industry experience between us we know a lot, but not everything. 

We have created a Mission, Vision and a set of clear Values, providing‘guiding light’ as we all start building this Culture, or as we call it the CODE.   


Contact Us
  • Premier House
  • 9 Rutland Street
  • LE1 1RE
  • GB
  • 011 6 461 0070
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