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Dow Jones Workday Manager - Talent Management in PRINCETON, New Jersey

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Job Description:

Join the People Operations team as a key member responsible for delivering global services, high-touch solutions and consultation across News Corp entities.


  • Understands and has practical knowledge of talent management processes including recruitment onboard, career progression, performance management, talent and succession planning and related data and reporting needs associated with these processes.

  • Collaborate with users and stakeholders to gather requirements for requested Workday enhancements

  • Support the configuration of the Talent, Succession Planning, and Recruiting modules for the News Corp Shared Service team

  • Recommend Workday technical solutions taking into account priorities and tradeoffs and drive alignment among stakeholders

  • Manage implementation/enhancement projects, build and execute detailed implementation plans, including design, QA/test, deploy, communications / training and support components

  • Lead functional analysts to troubleshoot and resolve Workday issues; escalate issues with application management support (AMS) partners

  • Provide support to HR teams by analyzing user issues and resolving them via technical solution and/or process re-engineering

  • Enforce the system migration procedures in compliance with SOX change control policies

  • Assist the department to maintain proper internal controls for SOX Compliance

  • Identify opportunities to enhance Workday via the semi-annual release

  • Lead the change management efforts on new implementations

  • Consult with business and process owners to understand the business case for development requests, process improvements, new interfaces, and enhancements

  • Collaborate with other People Ops team members to create and maintain requirement documents and test plans for the various People Operations enhancements

  • Build relationships with People team stakeholders to understand business needs and translate these into system and reporting requirements

  • Provide transaction support to the global People team and Payroll team by analyzing user issues and resolving them via proper training


  • 3-5+ years of Workday configuration experience

  • 3-5+ years of functional areas in Talent Management including Career Progression, Talent & Succession Planning, Recruiting, Onboarding, Performance Management

  • Deep understanding of the latest trends in the talent management, recruiting and HR technology landscapes

  • Management experience, a plus


  • Demonstrated track record of effective communication with technical and business leaders at all levels within large enterprises

  • Prior Workday support and/or Human Capital consulting experience preferred

  • Functional HR experience in recruiting, talent management or learning and development, a plus

  • Excellent communication skills, strong organizational skills and attention to detail are essential

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Business Area: PEOPLE

Job Category: Human Resources Group

About Us

Dow Jones is a global provider of news and business information, delivering content to consumers and organizations around the world across multiple formats, including print, digital, mobile and live events. Dow Jones has produced unrivaled quality content for more than 125 years and today has one of the world’s largest news gathering operations globally. It produces leading publications and products including the flagship Wall Street Journal, America’s largest newspaper by paid circulation; Factiva, Barron’s, MarketWatch, Financial News, DJX, Dow Jones Risk & Compliance, Dow Jones Newswires, and Dow Jones VentureSource.Dow Jones is a division of News Corp (NASDAQ: NWS, NWSA; ASX: NWS, NWSLV).

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Req ID: 19792