Workday Development Advisor

January 09, 2019

(Work place: Lévis, Montréal)

Desjardins Group is the largest cooperative financial group in Canada, and one of the largest employers in the country. It offers a full range of financial products and services and is home to a wealth of expertise in property and casualty insurance, life and health insurance, wealth management, services for businesses of all sizes, securities brokerage, asset management, venture capital, and secure, leading-edge virtual access methods.

Job Level

NV-08As a Workday Development Advisor, you help extract data and produce reports and indicators for the organization by developing and administering information systems. You analyze and adapt management systems based on the organization’s changing needs. You advise and assist clients and partners and develop tools, methods and processes. Your projects and initiatives require extensive knowledge of your line of work. You propose recommendations, solutions and action plans based on the organization’s objectives and priorities. You share ideas and help solve problems using your analytical skills and extensive knowledge of the line of business. You interact with stakeholders working in other fields. Interpersonal savvy is therefore essential.

More specifically, you carry out configuration, incident monitoring and application security initiatives for the Workday system. You help implement the roadmap and perform annual activities and continuous improvement projects for the HR and Payroll system. You also work closely with the business analysts, IT team, provider and HR teams to find IT solutions to address business needs, and you make recommendations to boost HR operational efficiency and enhance the user experience.

Other working conditions

  • Place of work: Montreal or Lévis, depending on the preference of the person selected
  • Temporary work: scheduled to end on January 17, 2020
  • Number of job available : 1


  • Bachelor of Business Administration or Technology
  • A minimum of two years of relevant experience

Please note that other combinations of qualifications and relevant experience may be considered

  • For vacant positions available in Quebec, please note that knowledge of French is required

Specific knowledge

Proficient in advanced English, proficient in the Microsoft Office suite, knowledge of Workday and GIRA computer systems (an asset).

Desjardins Cross-sector skills

Accountability, Collaborates, Customer Focus, Innovation

Key competencies for the job

Business insight, Drive results, Interpersonal Savvy, Nimble learning

Work Location

Complexe Desjardins Montréal

Trade Union

Non Syndiqué

Unposting Date


Job Family

Administration (FG)

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