Graduate Workday Consultant (Belfast or Derry) - Summer/Autumn 2024 Start

Graduate Workday Consultant (Belfast or Derry) - Summer/Autumn 2024 Start Belfast, Northern Ireland

Full Time Belfast, Northern Ireland 28365 - 64890 GBP ANNUAL Today
Job description

Our people love the exciting and meaningful work they do, the cutting-edge resources and technology they have access to, the benefits we offer and the great community we’ve built. Want to join them?



At Kainos, we recognise many of the greatest ideas and innovations come from a diverse mix of minds, backgrounds and experiences, and we are committed to cultivating an inclusive working environment that drives changes in Technology. Therefore, we particularly welcome applications from groups who are typically under-represented in this sector including women, non-binary and transgender people. At Kainos, our culture and flexible working approach are important to us - you can read more about it here. Kainos is a people-first organisation – you can find out more about our Employee Network groups here. All appointments will be based on merit.


As a Graduate Workday Consultant you will be responsible for supporting the successful specification, design, configuration, testing and deployment of enterprise scale Workday solutions. This will be done by working with customer business and technical teams, as well internal Workday and Smart delivery teams within the Kainos Workday Business Unit.

Your primary activities will be to understand and translate customer requirements, define service scope, and shape, configure and deliver solutions that are fit for purpose and commercially viable for our customers’ Workday and Smart projects. Hands-on product configuration may be required for this role.

You must have a keen interest in developing a career in consulting, and depending on your skills and experience to date, you may be suited to work in one or more of the following areas – Workday Human Capital Management (HCM), Financials, Change Management, Integrations, Testing.

– Partner with our clients HR team to review existing processes such as how they conduct performance reviews, then design and build an appropriate solution to support their team and that process within Workday.

– Work alongside our clients Finance team to help assess their current processes such as their end-to-end contracts process and then design and build an appropriate solution to support their team and that process within Workday.

Within Workday at Kainos, the expectation is for our staff to be adaptable and be able to rotate within various Workday teams depending on business needs.

Upon completion of the 12-month Early Careers Programme, you will have gained knowledge and skills to help transform the organization and set you on the path to becoming the next generation of leaders at Kainos. Fun fact - 11 of our 17 leadership team members have graduated from our Early Careers Programme!


  • Currently studying or have completed a degree in a relevant technical and/or business subject, e.g. Business, Human Resources, Finance, Economics, Integrations, IT/Computer Science, Engineering or STEM subject

  • Some understanding of the Workday or Cloud delivery methodologies including the relevance of different stages of the project lifecycle

  • Good communicator, you will be willing to assume a customer facing role, with the ability to communicate effectively with colleagues and clients

  • Capable of working within teams and alongside customers, as well as on your individual tasks with limited supervision. Able to manage your time effectively and record it accurately

  • Able to apply all relevant standards and procedures to your own work, maintaining high quality and accuracy at all times

  • Aware of the importance of confidentiality and non-disclosure policies and/or agreements and ensure security of information at all times

  • Able to rotate through various Workday delivery services specifically Consulting and Application Management Services

  • Able to travel, if required


  • Basic understanding of Human Resource, Financials, or Payroll operations and/or software integrations

looking forward to receiving and reviewing your application. We strongly encourage you to apply early. We review applications for all our opportunities on a rolling basis, therefore applying early gives you the best chance of being considered!

We welcome applications from individuals who may require adjustments in the recruitment process. Please
don't hesitate to reach out to us at [email protected] or highlight it in your application form, if you require any assistance or accommodations.

We expect virtual assessments to take place in October to November 2023. The start date for all roles is Summer/ Autumn 2024.

We wish you all the best with your application to Kainos and look forward to hearing from you soon!

Our vision is to enable outstanding people to create digital solutions that have a positive impact on people’s lives. Our values aren't abstract; they are the behaviours we expect from each other every day and underpin everything that we do. We expect everyone to display our values by being determined in how obstacles are overcome; honest when dealing with others; respectful of how you treat others; creative to find solutions to complex problems and cooperative by sharing information, knowledge and experience. These values, applied collectively, help to produce an outstanding Kainos person, team and culture.

We're an inclusive bunch at Kainos and we believe in equal opportunity. We welcome applications from all walks of life, including those with criminal records. Everyone who is offered a position here undergoes a basic background check , however no one is treated differently due to their background where it isn't relevant to the role. It's important to note - failure to reveal information which is relevant to the position sought, could result in us having to withdraw the conditional offer of employment.

In short: Having a criminal record will not exclude you from a career with Kainos. This depends entirely on the nature and requirements of the position, together with the circumstances and background of offences. Kainos has a policy on the recruitment of ex-offenders (available on request).

Graduate Workday Consultant (Belfast or Derry) - Summer/Autumn 2024 Start
Belfast, United Kingdom
Brendan Mooney
$100 to $500 million (USD)
1001 to 5000 Employees
Company - Public
Information Technology Support Services