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STEMCELL Technologies

Workday Systems Specialist

Burnaby, BC
Full Time
7 days ago
Job Description Summary

Are you looking for a new challenge with responsibility for the maintenance and implementation of new functionality of our HR Workday System? Are you ready to lead the systems portion of inter departmental projects including system releases/upgrades, enhancements, process redesign and new modules to enhance company effectiveness, productivity and success? Then this role might be for you.

As a Workday Systems Specialist you will be responsible for system security, end user set up and training and report writing. You will be a part of Tier 2 support for all internal HR and employee questions related to our Workday system.

Job Description

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Configure and test all functionality for assigned modules
  • Work closely with internal teams to drive requirement gathering, design, build, testing and deployment of Workday functionality, both new and existing modules
  • Analyze business processes to identify and propose new business process or program changes to address business specific requirements and provide continuous improvement
  • Educate stakeholders on enhancement opportunities and process improvements through new functionality delivered during system updates
  • Maintain system documentation, in particular with respect to maintaining data quality and business process documentation


  • Bachelor's Degree
  • Completed post-secondary education in Human Resources or related from a recognized institution
  • 2+ years of progressive experience in HR
  • 5+ years of Workday administration, maintenance and implementation

This role requires being fully vaccinated against COVID-19 as per STEMCELL's vaccination policy, the current recommendations by local health authorities and as required by public health orders in place from time to time, including any COVID-19 boosters as recommended by local health authorities and as required by public health orders in place from time to time.

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STEMCELL Technologies Inc. is a privately-owned biotechnology company based in Vancouver that helps power leading-edge life science research around the world. Scientists performing stem cell, immunology, cancer, regenerative medicine and cellular therapy research are among those who rely on our cell culture media, cell separation products, instruments, ancillary reagents and contract assay services. We create novel, useful, standardized products of unfailing quality and deliver them to more than 70 countries via our many regional offices plus distribution centres in Vancouver, Seattle, Grenoble and Singapore. Driven by our love of science and our passion for quality, we see ourselves simply as "Scientists Helping Scientists" - standing by our customers to provide outstanding products, technical support and training. We have over 1000 science-oriented employees globally, including 250 PhDs/MScs, with most others holding a BSc or engineering degree. STEMCELL is proud to be the largest Biotechnology employer in Canada.

This is an opportunity to work with highly motivated colleagues in a science-oriented, creative, and dynamic environment. We offer a competitive salary, excellent benefits, and meaningful career development opportunities.

STEMCELL is well recognized for exceptional leadership and business practices. We are one of Canada's Best Managed Companies and operate an ISO 14001-certified environmental management system to measure and reduce our environmental impact.

As an equal opportunity employer, STEMCELL is dedicated to ensuring that every employee feels safe, valued, and respected for who they are. We know that scientific progress and innovation occur when diverse, creative minds come together and we are committed to nurturing a culture of inclusivity and belonging. STEMCELL enforces a zero-tolerance policy for any form of discrimination. Selection decisions are solely based on job-related factors.

NOTE: STEMCELL's vaccination policy requires that all candidates for this role be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 (including with boosters) against COVID-19, as currently recommended or required by local health authorities and public health orders.

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