Welcome to our “Meet the Team” series. Here, we’re introducing the individuals responsible for optimising Workday.
Stay tuned as we delve into their journeys, insights, and expertise.
Meet Deniz Gemici
Deniz, our Workday Advanced Compensation, Talent & Performance and Learning Lead, brings an impressive 12 years of experience in the Workday ecosystem to Preos. She’s also a Workday Partner Product Lead, helping to keep Preos ahead of the curve. “I am a Partner Product Lead (PPL) for Workday. It means that we have regular meetings with Workday where we have the advantage of hearing about roadmap and enhancements before others. It’s great that our opinion matters to Workday. They take our feedback into account.”
Deniz’s passion for her work shines through. With years of experience leading projects, she says “each project has its unique challenges and rewards. I do love what I do.”
During her time working in the Netherlands, Deniz earned the nickname ‘Sponge’ from her colleagues due to her ability to speak many languages and her thirst for knowledge. Deniz can speak Turkish, English, Dutch and French.
But her professional skills are just as impressive as her linguistic ones. Deniz brings a well-rounded and holistic understanding of many areas within Workday. She emphasises the importance of continuous learning and growth in this rapidly evolving field.
Deniz’s career has spanned across the globe, and as an avid travel lover, she couldn’t be happier. In addition to her work, she also serves as the travel planner for her family and friends. “They love it if I am travelling with them because I kind of figure everything out!”
Mentorship and Coaching
As an advocate for teamwork and continuous learning, Deniz plays a crucial role in mentoring others. Whether it’s through the Preos graduate program, supporting Turkish university students, or her work as a STEM ambassador, she is dedicated to guiding and inspiring others. “I love teaching and being around the younger generation – it’s energising!”
Deniz’s teaching extends to our clients, coaching and upskilling when necessary. She emphasises the importance of successful project delivery, meticulous planning, and risk mitigation for clients. “
Having a multidisciplinary approach is beneficial. For me, ensuring we deliver a project for our clients successfully is the most important thing.”
Learning and Growth with Every Project
With each project, Deniz embraces the opportunity to learn and grow. “Every project is different; every day is a learning day“. She wholeheartedly recommends a career with Workday, which has not only allowed her to make valuable connections but has also allowed her to turn work relationships into lasting friendships. “It’s a great sector. I very much like to turn my work relationships into friendships because I enjoy spending time with those people.”
If you’re interested in learning more about our team or services, don’t hesitate to contact us. We look forward to connecting with you and discussing how we can make your Workday experience even better.