SAP Consultant (Payroll)

Gloucestershire  ‐ Onsite
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Positive Employment is currently recruiting for a SAP Consultant for our client local government organisation based in Gloucestershire.

The successful candidate will join a team of professionals working on the implementation of the Council's new SAP ERP system. This is a high profile, exciting project, driving improvements for the organisation, managers, and staff.

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

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

This is a 12 month starting contract with the possibility to extend. This is a hybrid role required to be onsite one day a week, may change depending on business needs.

Duties and Responsibilities but not limited to:

  • 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.
  • 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

Personal Requirements:

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

Working Hours: 09:00am - 17:00pm, Monday - Friday

Pay: £637.70 per day

Please note this role is within the scope of IR35.

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