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Workday Specialist, Group Support Office

  • Applications are considered on a rolling basis
  • Stockholm

Scandic has started the transformation of becoming a more data driven company where decisions and actions with all areas are based on data and insights.

The Workday Specialist's focus is to support the business needs of Scandic. You will be responsible for ensuring continuous surveillance of Scandic HR Systems and support development and maintenance of HR Processes and Systems, with a main focus on Workday. The role is a mix of future development, maintenance & support, as well as training. You will participate in relevant projects and manage own initiatives and/or projects when applicable. The role reports to the HR Development Director, in Group HR.

More about the role:

You will work with maintenance and support where you monitor and correct transactions in HR systems, mainly Workday, and facilitate the dependencies to other systems together with other stakeholders. You will work with relevant parties to ensure functional support is provided in a timely and qualitative manner and support bi-annual Workday upgrade process. You will act as second line/expert support when needed.

You will also work with future development and release planning. You will participate in HR system portfolio planning, proactively identify potential improvements in functionality and processes, and gather and prioritize functional requirements to support development. You will participate in release planning bi-weekly and support and/or drive configuration/development of functionality.

You will ensure that relevant end-user training is provided, taking into account new functionality in upcoming releases and ensure that people assigned to maintenance & support roles have sufficient information and/or training. You will regularly participate in Workday training and the annual customer event Workday Rising to build knowledge and network.

Work with great people

Parisa Amoor
Recruitment Specialist
"På Scandic ser vi människors olikheter som en styrka, vi tar vara på varandras unika potential."
Kaj Tekari
Sales Training & Development Manager
"Scandics mångfaldsarbete värdesätter jag högt, vi vågar och vill tänka annorlunda!"
Helena Blomberg
Call Centre Manager
"Jag ges stora möjligheter till utveckling och gör det dessutom tillsammans med härliga kollegor."
Oliver Bowley
"Scandic är på en digital resa, tillsammans med mitt välkomnande, drivna team jobbar vi för att få det att hända."
Parisa Amoor
Recruitment Specialist
"At Scandic we see people's differences as a strength, we take care of each other's unique potential."
Kaj Tekari
Sales Training & Development Manager
"I highly value Scandics work with diversity, we dare and want to think differently!"
Helena Blomberg
Call Centre Manager
"I get great opportunities for development and do it together with lovely colleagues."
Oliver Bowley
"Scandic is on a digital journey, along with my welcoming, driven and international team I work hard to make it happen. "

Skills & Requirements

Your skills and competencies:

We are looking for a driven problem solver who takes initiative and is attentive to details. You take responsiblity and ensure carry-through of work. You are a service minded teamplayer. We are looking for a person eager to learn and continue to develop how we work within the people analytics area. We want you to live and share our values. We are looking for someone with:

  • Hands-on Workday experience
  • 1-5 years professional experience
  • Experience from multimarket projects
  • Excellent English skills
  • Skilled MS Office user, especially Excel
  • University degree in HR, Business Administration, Engineering, Systems Management or Informatics
  • Workday HCM Certification (meriting)
  • Work within operational HR with process ownership (meriting)

Welcome to join our team at Scandic Group HR!

Great Place to Work

  • Professional and personal development

  • Discounts when eating, drinking & staying with us

  • Family & Friends discounts

  • Partner discounts

  • Great health insurance for you and your family

  • Healthy staff food

  • Utbildning och utveckling via interna plattformar

  • Hälsosam personalmat & friskvårdsbidrag

  • Pension & försäkringar enligt kollektivavtal

  • Rabatt hos våra partnerföretag

  • Family & Friends rabatt för din familj och vänner

  • Rabatt när du äter, dricker och övernattar hos oss

About the company

In our 280 hotels, in the 130 destinations that we operate in, we create great hotel experiences for the many people to enjoy, including ourselves.


You are empowered to go in your desired direction, whichever that might be.

You can be yourself at Scandic, that’s how we are able to give that genuine personal service to our guests. We don’t always know what challenges we will face during the day, but we will solve them together.

We will challenge you to take initiatives to accelerate the positive change for earth and build this and future generations as a whole.

You are trusted to step out of your comfort zone and make a difference. We have the muscles to make use of great initiatives.

Visste du att... TOM

TOM...uppmuntrar alla att göra skillnad för miljön och att det var en av våra kollegor inom housekeeping som kom på idén om ”häng-upp-handduken”.

TOM...i Sverige blivit rankad som besöksnäringens mest attraktiva arbetsgivare två år i rad, i Visitas årliga undersökning.

TOM…har en tillgänglighetsstandard bestående av 135 punkter, i syfte att ge samma service, produkter och tjänster tillgängliga för alla.

TOM... serverar mer än 25 miljoner koppar kaffe varje år och att allt kaffe som serveras är ekologiskt och Fairtrade eller UTZ-certifierat.

TOM...ständigt utvecklar hållbarhetsarbetet, där vi senast valt bort sugrör, drinkpinnar, tandborstar och take away-lock gjorda i plast.

TOM...har KRAV-märkt frukost på alla svenska hotell sedan 2001. Scandic har också varit engagerad som rådgivare vid utvecklingen av kriterier för KRAV.

TOM...tack vare vårt stora miljöengagemang, blivit rankad som branschens mest hållbara arbetsgivare åtta år i rad, av Sustainable Brand Index.

TOM… i fler än 4 fall av 5 har Svanen-märkta hotell och vi jobbar för att samtliga hotell ska uppnå kravmärkningen.

TOM…har arrangerat världens största blind-lunch i totalt mörker, för att uppmärksamma synskadade under dagen för personer med funktionshinder.

TOM...under 2014 inledde ett samarbete med organisationen Real Stars, centrerat kring ”Fair Sex”, dvs. arbete mot människo- och sexhandel.

Did you know that...TOM

TOM... “Hang up your towel” is one of Scandic’s innovative ideas within sustainability and was initiated by one of our housekeepers.

TOM... More than 4 out of 5 of our hotels are eco-labelled and the proportion is growing all the time.

TOM... We have an accessibility standard, including 135 points, to be able to provide same products and services for everyone at our hotels.

TOM... We have arranged the world's largest blind lunch, in total darkness, in order to highlight the annual Day of Persons With Disabilities.

TOM... we serve more than 25 million cups of coffee each year and all of our coffee is ecologic, and FairTrade or UTZ-certified.

TOM... all breakfast buffets at our hotels in Sweden are certified by KRAV since 2001 and that we have been engaged as advisors when developing the criterias for KRAV.

TOM...thanks to our engagement in sustainability matters we have been named the most sustainable brand in the hotel industry, eight years in a row, by Sustainable Brand Index.

Peter Klintmalm | Hiring Manager

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