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Job Title:  SAP SuccessFactors Consultant


London, GB

Reference No: 774

Office Type: Home office 

At Zalaris, we simplify HR and payroll administration, empower our customers with useful information so that they can invest more in their people. Our consultants have more than 20 years of experience in transforming HR with our clients. We have three values that guide the way we work:
Everyone matters. We believe that no one person is better than another. 
Aiming high. We dare to aim high, #bestingmyself is everyone’s motto because we give the best version of ourselves to the team.
Team spirit. We believe that the best results are achieved not by being the best in the team, but by bringing the best out of your team and supporting each other across the finish line.

Position Summary

This SAP role within our UK Professional Services team is home based and customer facing, so an openness to travel (subject to business needs and local safety restrictions) is required.

  • You will be responsible for your overall module(s) implementation and lead key customer workshops.
  • You will be responsible for functional design, configuration and integration functional support with other modules or systems.
  • You will be able to support necessary business development efforts (pre-sales, proposal writing etc.).
  • You will provide strong sales support where possible for maximised consulting revenue growth.
  • You will have an effective delivery attitude to ensure a profitable project delivery.

Education & experience

This role requires:

  • A bachelor university degree in a relevant field of study and 3+ years of SAP project experience and relevant SAP SuccessFactors certification.
  • Good SAP HXM product knowledge, ability to act independently in many complex situations, guide others in the field and improve and influence work processes for the competence area.
  • You will have three or more projects with direct hands-on experience in full lifecycles, with expertise in more than one module across SAP SuccessFactors.
    • Ideally applicants will have consulting experience in both SAP ERP (ECC or S/4HANA) and SAP SuccessFactors projects, but applicants with little/no hands-on experience in SAP ERP, are welcome to apply and will be considered for the position.
      • Project experience within SAP SuccessFactors Employee Central is essential.
      • Project experience within other SAP SuccessFactors modules or SAP ERP is advantageous.


  • Ability to work collaboratively across multiple parties (such as partners, programme work streams and other involved vendors) as one team.
  • Ability to identify potential issues, raising these to the appropriate channels (Project Manager, Senior Manager, Project Coordinator) and providing possible solutions and approaches.
  • Excellent verbal and written English language skills, including ability to communicate complex concepts to an audience.
  • Commercially aware of client arrangements and ensures that work is delivered within these constraints.
  • Flexible and able to step out of your comfort zone.
  • Effective delivery and productivity (work effort).
  • Work autonomously to meet deadlines.
  • Self-driven and proactive personality.
  • Strong client focus (service minded).
  • Can do attitude.
  • Drive for growth.
  • High quality.
  • Team work.

Your responsibilities

  • Collaborate with near/offshore team and manage them against a defined list of activities to ensure that the solution is as per client requirements
  • Contribute to the continuous improvement of the team through sharing of knowledge and information through various medium including updating of internal microsites
  • Complete necessary company admin to ensure the smooth operation of delivery and finance
  • If relevant, provide Finance team with the information required, such as invoice queries, estimates to complete, contractual documents (CRs, POs, etc.), produce and forward revenue projections
  • Keep up to date with HR & Payroll technologies and developments that we deploy through release updates and roadmap information
  • Upskill with relevant training and certifications
  • Support SuccessFactors periodic release process through insights and blogs
  • Actively support business development and presales activities (for example: Maintaining demo system)
  • Prepare proposals and estimates of work for new work or change requests
  • Identify and communicate possible upsell or cross-sell opportunities and support the activities to close these opportunities
  • Lead in workshops and requirement gathering sessions to ensure that the solution is best utilised to meet client requirements
  • Understand project scope and implement and unit test owned module(s) solution in development
  • Prepare project documentation to reflect requirements, business processes, application configurations, testing plans and other items (i.e. Blueprints, Workbooks, Test Scripts and others as required)
  • Provide support to the interface work streams to understand business scenarios and integration between the solution and other applications
  • Responsible for testing, fixing of defects, raising SAP support tickets and ongoing management of defect resolution throughout build, test, deployment, and post go live support
  • Prepare and deliver knowledge transfer and handover training sessions to client and Zalaris support team
  • Keeping any module owned documents and templates up to date
  • If required, able to manage and conduct system testing, legacy data mapping, integration and report design

We offer you

  • Competitive compensation and benefits package that vary based on seniority, but would always include:
    • 25 days holiday,
    • life assurance (3x basic salary),
    • 5% Employer pension, and
    • bonus schemes (with accelerators).
  • Other benefits such as:
    • Employee referral scheme,
    • net new business referral scheme,
    • long service awards,
    • sabbatical policy,
    • free eye tests and
    • generous maternity package.
  • Growth and development opportunities including:
    • access to UKISUG (UK and Ireland SAP User Group) regular events,
    • full access to the SAP Learning Hub &
    • SAP Certification Hub; as well as
    • working alongside experienced colleagues, supported by the global Zalaris team.
  • Flexible working conditions including a home based contract.
  • Friendly and supportive colleagues that you can get to know at regular social events and we recognise through our employee recognition programme.
  • Flat organisational structure with strong leadership and an open “door” policy.
  • Multicultural and international working environment focussed on HR & Payroll across all industries.


  • "My Job is continually about learning. I work with some of the best people who are always available to train and teach me anything I want to know. Becoming a consultant at Zalaris is honestly the best decision I ever made!"
  • "My favourite things about being part of #teamZalaris are the receptiveness and accessibility. I always feel like I am being seen and appreciated for my work and capabilities, and that there is room to evolve and learn more."
  • "We have passion for payroll! I am proud to be a contributor to putting payroll in the spotlight, with great support from innovative products and solutions."


These are just some examples of what our employees are saying about us. they are as proud to be part of Zalaris as we are of having them in our teams.

Our fantastic people are the key to our success and strength in the SAP HR/Payroll space and you too can be part of this amazing team, if you have read this post and found this opportunity to be the right decision for your next career move!

Apply now and join #teamZalaris!    

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