Payroll Sap Subject Matter Expert - SAP Success Factors Employee Central Payroll

Gloucestershire  ‐ Onsite
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Payroll Sap Subject Matter Expert - SAP Success Factors Employee Central Payroll

1 Year Contract

Based in Gloucester - 1 Day a week onsite

Day rate up to £637.70 inside IR35

  • Experience of working in a complex HR/payroll environment

  • Experience of using SAP Payroll & HR system.

  • CIPD or equivalent experience.

As the Payroll Subject Matter Expert, you will join a team of professionals working on the implementation of the Company's new SAP ERP system. This is a high profile, exciting project, driving improvements for the organisation, managers, and staff.

You will be responsible for bringing your payroll expertise, working closely with the Business Service Centre who are responsible for payroll service provision and with the system implementer to ensure the SAP Success Factors Employee Central & Employee Central Payroll functionality meets the Company's requirements.

You will also work closely with the Organisational Change Management (OCM) workstream to ensure that process changes within the BSC are analysed against the new functionality and changes are understood to ensure a smooth go live.

This is what we need you to do

  • Act as the subject matter expert for the payroll service and its processes.

  • Together with the HR team, the BSC and OCM develop new processes and policy as required to ensure a future-fit service.

  • Work with the systems implementer to ensure that workflows are efficient and can integrate with existing systems.

  • Support implementation of required business changes within their service area and including changes to ways of working.

  • Work with a range of stakeholders to organise and interpret business requirements.

  • Support the resolution of any issues during the implementation.

  • Support with data cleansing and reconciliation activities.

  • Help with defining user roles and any required changes to role definitions.

  • Support with writing Test scenarios and scripts for User Acceptance Testing, and run end-to-end testing

  • Lead on the testing of the system and identifying any problems and solutions, before go live.

  • Promote, drive and support the business change within their services.

  • Work with the trainer to develop training and learning material and deliver training to key user groups.

  • Support the HR and Payroll Workstream leads and the Programme/Project Management team as required.

  • Build effective relationship with the System Implementers and key internal stakeholders to get buy in.

  • Actively participate in preparation for post go-live hyper care support activities and in the transfer of the system to business as usual.

The ideal candidate will have


  • Experience of working in a complex HR/payroll environment

  • Experience of using SAP Payroll & HR system.

  • Experience of implementing SAP or similar ERP system through the full life cycle.

Knowledge, Skills and Understanding

  • Ability to analyse data.

  • Creative thinking and organisational problem-solving skills.

  • Encouraging and obtaining commitment from colleagues, managers, staff and partner organisations.

  • Ability to work constructively within a Matrix management and a collaborative team environment.

  • Able to manage personal and project priorities and ensure they progress at pace.

  • Proven internal consultancy skills.

  • Some project management and process mapping skills would be useful, but not essential.

Education & Qualifications Essential

CIPD or equivalent experience.

Due to high demand we are only able to respond to applications that meet the required criteria

Start date
12 months
Qualserv Consulting
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