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Job Title:  Solution Architect - Home Based


Surrey, GB

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 Functional Solution Architect located in the United Kingdom with a focus on HR and Payroll. 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. 
  • Responsible for recommending and designing integrated solutions which meet customer needs.
  • Provide expertise and guidance to the project team concerning configuration and integration. 
  • Guiding and supporting the functional team through implementations to ensure that the desired and feasible solutions are delivered as per project agreements.
  • Control and manage the key HR and payroll solution designs for SAP projects. 
  • Lead and participate in workshops and requirement sessions concerning to ensure client requirements are being met with the solution.
  • Contribute to integration and architecture decisions concerning HXM solutions.
  • Support both senior and junior resources with project solution challenges and deliverables.
  • Provide guidance and support in the setup of HR environments and system access across client landscapes. This includes cutover and migration between client instances. 
  • Support effective collaboration between onshore and offshore teams to ensure that the solution is as per client requirements. 
  • Providing support to the interface workstreams to understand business scenarios and integration between the solution and other applications.
  • Ensuring quality standards are maintained for project solution documentation. 
  • 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 payroll processing.
  • Experience in handling and working on multiple assignments.
  • Managing diverse stakeholders and contributing to steering boards.
  • Experience in formulating solutions across complex landscape comprising of diverse applications and infrastructure.
  • Proven experience in implementing SAP HR Payroll solutions for customer projects.
  • 10+ years’ experience across SAP HCM and payroll with at least 2 years as a solution architect.
  • Working with customer partners and suppliers to ensure delivery of project objectives.
  • Awareness of a broad range of project implementation approaches and methodologies. 


  • Able to present solution overviews to both technical and non-technical audiences
  • 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 

What we Offer – Financial Benefits

  • A competitive remuneration package
  • Zalaris offer a generous life insurance policy (3x basic salary)
  • Zalaris offer employer pensions contributions of 5%
  • Zalaris offer bonus schemes with accelerator
  • Zalaris offer a generous maternity leave package
  • Employee education and apprenticeship opportunities (i.e. free SAP Learning & Certification Hub access and/or relevant qualifications)
  • Financial rewards for long service and achievements
  • Free eye tests
  • Monthly ZALOTTO – win cash prizes!

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