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Workday Functional Lead

Head Office – London
Full time
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Workday Functional Lead 

London - Hybrid, 2 days a week on-site
Full-Time 37.5 per week


We are looking for 3 Workday Functional Leads to join our ITG team in London:

  • Workday Reporting and Analytics Lead

  • Workday Absence and Performance Lead

  • Workday Integrations Lead

HCA Healthcare UK’s Information Technology Group (ITG) is a Group IT function, developing and managing all aspects of healthcare IT across our portfolio of hospitals, clinics, outpatient centres, laboratories, and other associated businesses. Our colleagues are dedicated to HCA Healthcare’s mission of continuously providing high quality and compassionate patient-centred healthcare.

The ITG team are a vibrant, innovative, mission focused team who have a strong focus and commitment of maintaining the strong culture we have here. We aim to promote from within (and do so 40%+ of the time!) and therefore harness and invest in the talent we have. Above all else, we are committed to the care and improvement of human life and how the work we do makes that possible. Come and join us!

Reporting to the Workday Systems Delivery Manager, the Workday Functional Lead will be responsible for overseeing and actively leading the ongoing design, deployment and maintenance of a functional area within the Workday HCM platform within HCA Healthcare UK. 

Above all else, we’re committed to the care and improvement of human life. It’s this guiding vision that influences everything we do at HCA UK. From the CEO to the colleagues on the floor we all have a part to play in delivering exceptional care to our patients. Other’s may think this is just a role in Patient Access, but to us, you’ll be part of a wider team with a unique sense of purpose, one that helps improve lives on a daily basis.

What you'll do:

  • Responsible for ensuring HCA’s UK Workday tenant is fully operational, managed and maintained to support the delivery of the Workday strategy and roadmap.

  • This role would actively lead and take accountability for one or more live functional modules within the Workday ecosystem as well as ensuring the service delivery of support tickets is within agreed SLAs.  

  • This role is responsible for helping to define and implement Workday Release Management governance, to ensure any system changes across the platform are evaluated, implemented and tested to desired criteria before release to production.  This includes all aspects of Workday Tenant Management as part of the wider ecosystem. 

  • In conjunction with the Workday Systems Delivery Manager, this role will provide program management of various work stream activities across different functional areas within HCM, working with functional and technical analysts to control capacity across the Workday support team. 

  • This role would also support the Workday Systems Delivery Manager to coach, develop and mentor Workday analysts in the team to enable continuous development and improvements in team capability of Workday.  

What you'll bring:

  • Workday HCM areas configuration experience

  • Workday Phase X implementation experience in HCM area

  • Workday Tenant Management & support tools (I.e TouchPoint Toolkit) experience

  • IT Service Management knowledge/experience (i.e. ITIL)

  • Understanding of HR Operations and experience in employee data management

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills to interact with HR and IT clients

  • Ability to accurately collect information in order to understand and assess the client’s needs and situation.


Originally founded over 50 years ago by Dr Thomas Frist, HCA has gone on to become one of the world’s leading healthcare providers. In the UK, we’re one of the largest providers of privately funded healthcare and have invested over £500 million in the latest treatments, technology, techniques, medication and facilities. Being part of a large multisite, established healthcare group we can offer you unrivalled opportunities for career progression through internal and external courses, as well as working conditions that prioritise both your mental and physical wellbeing. 

By caring for our employees, we empower them to provide exceptional care for our patients. That’s why we offer a host of flexible benefits that reflect the invaluable contribution they make every day. As a Workday Functional Lead, you’ll be eligible for:

  • 25 days holiday each year (plus bank holidays) increasing with service, with option to buy or sell leave to suit you.

  • Private Healthcare Insurance for treatment at our leading hospitals.

  • Private pension contribution which increases with length of service.

  • Season Ticket Loan and Cycle to Work scheme.

  • Group Life Assurance from day one.

  • Critical illness cover.

  • Enhanced Maternity and Paternity pay.

  • Corporate staff discount for all facilities including Maternity packages at The Portland.

  • Comprehensive range of flexible health, protection and lifestyle benefits to suit you.

  • Discounts with over 800 major retailers.

Diversity and Inclusion

Patients first. Colleagues always. That’s the guiding philosophy behind our approach to Diversity, Equity, Inclusion and Belonging. We believe healthcare is built on a foundation of inclusion, compassion and respect for our patients and for each other. By working together with our colleagues we’re creating a truly inclusive environment, where individual differences are celebrated and everyone can achieve their potential.

We believe everyone should feel comfortable to bring their full self to work and be afforded the same opportunities. That’s why we’re happy to discuss flexible working arrangements to suit your needs as well as offer reasonable adjustments throughout our recruitment process, and in the workplace, to anyone that needs them.


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