The People Tech team sits in our Enterprise Technology Department here at Deliveroo and it develops a strategic vision for the systems that we use. From defining the long-term road map and requirements for the business to launching and supporting those systems internally. We manage strategic partnerships with important vendors and the internal Deliveroo teams to ensure that we can manage the systems we use.

As a member of the People Tech team, you will guide our Workday solution forward. The global optimisation of the Workday system and development of our system architecture is important to both the smooth running of Deliveroo’s global HR processes and each Deliveroo employee’s lifecycle.This is a great opportunity to provide your expertise on Workday and bring your deep technical knowledge of Workday UK Payroll, to contribute to our programme of work.

Location: The role can be London-based or fully remote across the UK.

Your experience and responsibilities:

Reporting to the People Tech Lead, the Workday Payroll Specialist will maintain the Payroll architecture for all countries in scope and for new territories that Deliveroo expands into. A keen knowledge of CloudPay and iiPay connectors is very useful.

You will have experience with system architecture design principles and global Payroll design knowledge is desirable.

You will help us get the most out of Workday and be recognised as a Technical Subject Matter Expert for Payroll. You will also work with the Payroll Team to ensure the system meets requirements and work across the People Systems Team to support our testing and deployment plans. You will also be proficient in Workday Core HCM and Workday Reporting functionality.

Responsibilities (What You’ll Do):
  • Design and configure Workday Payroll solutions to stakeholder’s expectations and requirements
  • Review and maintain existing configurations to ensure they are fit for purpose
  • Work with vendors to solution and design architecture
  • Suggest improvements and advise on best practice, future releases and look for ways to increase efficiency
  • Troubleshoot and resolve all Payroll integration issues as they arise, either individually or through collaboration with others.
  • Ensure the Deliveroo People Team and wider business can use the information in the Workday system
  • Provide post-production and BAU support to the business.
  • Manage stakeholders throughout the implementation and support phases of our projects

Requirements (What We’re Looking For):


  • 5+ years experience working in a consulting position throughout a full Workday deployment or working client side in a Workday Payroll Lead capacity.
  • Experience supporting successful Workday implementation projects
  • Workday UK Payroll Certification or HCM Core Certification (past or present)
  • Experience with system architecture design principles
  • Knowledge of broader HR and Payroll business domain and associated integration impacts
  • Knowledge of Earnings and Deductions, Pay Groups, Payroll run checklists.
  • Knowledge of General ledger & Costing Allocations and Approval processes.
  • A history of working on the project lifecycle for technology-driven HR Transformation projects aligned to a global organisational restructure.


  • Experience with other Workday areas, especially Core HCM and Workday Reporting functionality
  • PECI maintenance experience
  • Workday Report Writer or Workday Pro Reporting Cert
  • Experience with relevant UK Payroll regulations and legislation
  • Global Payroll domain knowledge

Workplace & Diversity

At Deliveroo we know that people are the heart of the business and we prioritise their welfare. We offer different great benefits including health insurance, discounted medical and dental insurance, shared paternal leave and free Deliveroo Plus.

We believe a great workplace is one that represents the world we live in and how beautifully diverse it can be. That means we have no judgement when it comes to any one of the things that make you who you are – your gender, race, sexuality, religion or a secret aversion to coriander. All you need is a desire to be part of one of the fastest growing startups in an very exciting space.