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Job Title:  Senior SAP Payroll Consultant with UK Payroll - Home Based


Surrey, GB

Reference No: 1661

Office Type: Home office - same as employee home address at the top of the contract. 

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

Are you looking for a challenging opportunity to work with a dynamic, highly experienced team in an organisation where you can grow your skills and work on exciting projects and clients? Zalaris are looking for an SAP HCM Senior Consultant located in United Kingdom with a focus on core HR and Payroll processing. Zalaris is an SAP gold partner and one of the leading SAP SuccessFactors partners in Europe with an extensive and growing number of Cloud HXM customers. Join us and become a part of Zalaris Professional Services global team.

Your Responsibilities

  • Responsible for the review, evaluation and analysis of customer requirements in key subject areas (i.e. payroll, time, etc.). 
  • Supporting the solution architect in recommending and designing integrated solutions which meet customer needs.
  • Provide expertise and guidance to team members.
  • Lead and participate in workshops and requirement sessions to ensure client requirements are being met with the solution being delivered.
  • Support both senior and junior resources with project challenges and deliverables.
  • Provide key input into the cutover strategies and data migration approaches. 
  • Support effective collaboration between onshore and offshore teams to ensure that the solution is as per client requirements. 
  • Provide support to the interface workstreams to understand business scenarios and integration between the solution and other applications. 
  • Preparing and assist in the delivering of solution awareness sessions to key stakeholders and project team members 
  • Supporting the quality review of all final project documentation for handover to client and Zalaris support team.
  • Support our current clients with workshops, fixes, proposed solutions and advice.
  • Ensuring knowledge and skills are kept current.

Education & experience

  • University degree or equivalent work experience, preferably in a technical field or HR.
  • Experience in the HR field and processes is an advantage.
  • Excellent knowledge of UK legislation  .
  • Experience in handling and working on multiple assignments
  • Experienced in the supervision and management of small teams
  • Able to understand customer challenges and build relationships
  • Able to work on client sites and as part of remote teams
  • Able to identify solutions gaps and issues and communicate such effectively to the project management stream 
  • Proven experience in implementing SAP HR Payroll solutions for customer projects.
  • 5+ years’ experience across SAP HCM and payroll with at least 2 years as a senior consultant 
  • Working with customer partners and suppliers to ensure delivery of project objectives
  • Awareness of a broad range of project implementation approaches and methodologies 


  • Analytical thinker who is prepared to challenge the ‘status quo’
  • You are self-driven
  • You are proactive
  • Fluent communicator in English
  • "Can do" attitude
  • Strives for growth and has an openness to learning
  • Able to work independently and thrives on autonomy
  • Able to inspire oneself and colleagues 

We offer you - Financial Benefits

  • Customer and Employee Referral schemes
  • Occupational sick pay (8 weeks)
  • Occupational maternity leave package (12 weeks)
  • Life assurance (3x basic salary)
  • Employer pensions contributions of 5%
  • Bonus scheme with accelerators
  • Private Medical Insurance (with option to add dependents)
  • Employee education and apprenticeship opportunities (i.e. free SAP learning and/or relevant qualifications)
  • Financial rewards for long service and achievements
  • Free eye tests
  • Monthly ZALOTTO! (£100 cash prize draw)

We offer you – Non-Financial Benefits

  • Work-life balance and flexibility ethos
  • Strong leadership with an open-door policy
  • Non-hierarchical approach to people management 
  • Company social and team bonding events
  • Holiday buy back scheme
  • Additional leave for Long Service (+1d holiday from start of 5th year of service)
  • Sabbatical 
  • Corporate branded merchandise
  • Employee recognition program
  • Zalaris mentorship program
  • Mental health support
  • Employee Assistance Programme (“Zealth”)
  • Paid time off for community volunteering (“The Good Zeed")
  • Retirement (financial) information pack (from our pension provider, 6 months prior to retirement)

Apply now and join #teamZalaris!    


Zalaris is dedicated to building a diverse, inclusive, and authentic workplace. We are an equal opportunity employer that does not tolerate any discrimination. We ensure equal opportunity for all applicants without regard to race, colour, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, or other legally protected characteristics. Zalaris’ employees come from different backgrounds, cultures, and walks of life, and we are proud of it.

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