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Location: Newcastle upon Tyne Tyne and Wear Newcastle upon Tyne NE12 8BX
Salary: £35000 - £40000
Sector: Business Analyst  
Type: Permanent
Posted: 04/06/2020
Senior Business Systems Analyst Ronald James Group 2020-04-22

This is an exciting opportunity to join their IT as this client embark upon an ambitious transformational programme of projects which will evolve their services in order to realise the University's Strategy, Vision and Operational Plans.

To lead the design, development, implementation and on-going support of one or more major modules of the University's ERP business systems, in line with the strategic requirements of the University. 

Working within a team responsible for HCM, Payroll and CRM, you will be responsible for developing and supporting the SAP HCM Payroll and Pensions modules as they leverage benefits from SAP S/4HANA today and continue on their longer term journey to migrate to SAP SuccessFactors.

You will have a key role in the SAP Success Factors roll-out programme, which began with Recruitment and Recruitment Marketing in 2019 and will continue with Employee Central in early 2020.

Extensive knowledge and experience of analysing requirements, designing, implementing and supporting core SAP HCM modules including Pensions experience is essential.

You will have a relevant degree or equivalent experience with significant practical experience as a Senior business systems analyst working on SAP systems. You will have experience and a proven track record of delivering solutions in a complex stakeholder environment. You will have proven skills and experience of effective relationship management in a business environment.

Knowledge, Skills and Experience

You will have experience as delivery lead for projects, managing internal and external resources, and working collaboratively with all stakeholders. Experience of agile project delivery would be an advantage.

  • Demonstrated knowledge of SAP products and modules
  • Proficient eliciting ERP integration requirements
  • Demonstrated proficiency in configuration and functional set-up of SAP software
  • Demonstrated domain knowledge of enterprise wide ERP related business and technical processes
  • Ability to manage and prioritise multiple complex projects simultaneously
  • Ability to be flexible about project changes and dynamically mitigate risks in the moment with mid-course corrective action
  • Demonstrated experience establishing and maintaining good working relationships with key stakeholders
  • Appropriately manages customer expectations regarding scope, schedule and budgetary parameters
  • Experience leading cross functional teams and projects to drive business improvements
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong analytical skills with ability to learn new things and adapt quickly to changing technologies and new business requirements
  • Strong negotiating and influencing skills 
  • Customer focused and service orientated, with the ability to manage relationships effectively 
  • Demonstrated experience writing software requirement specifications and test specifications
  • Detailed knowledge and experience on two or more core SAP HCM modules to include Personnel Administration (including Pensions experience)


  • Generous holiday allowance
  • Pension scheme
  • Great starting salary
  • Opportunity for progression
  • Flexible Time
  • Home Working

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