SAP Payroll Technical Analyst Full Time

  • City University London

  • London | £38,017 to £44,045

SAP Payroll Technical Analyst

£38,017 to £44,045





Founded in 1894, City, University of London is a global university committed to academic excellence with a focus on business and the professions and an enviable central London location.

City attracts around 20,000 students (over 40% postgraduate level) from more than 150 countries and staff from over 75 countries.

In the last decade, City has almost tripled the proportion of its total academic staff producing world-leading or internationally excellent research.

Led by President, Professor Sir Paul Curran, City has made significant investments in its academic staff, its estate and its infrastructure and continues to work towards realising its vision of being a leading global university.

The Professional Systems Team in Information Technology at City, University of London is recruiting a SAP HR GB Payroll Technical Analyst to join a team that provides support for City’s professional systems including, SAP management, identity management and integration tools. The successful candidate will be seeking to build their business knowledge and to further develop technical aptitude and business analysis competencies in a support environment. The SAP HR GB Payroll Technical Analyst will be joining City at an exciting time of change management and will work as part of a great team. This is an opportunity to make a positive contribution to the University; whilst gaining valuable experience in this rewarding sector.


The successful candidate will use their SAP specialist knowledge and expertise to act as the technical analyst in the team and will work in partnership with colleagues in Human Resources and Payroll to ensure that their processes and procedures are understood in order to quickly and effectively provide the team with SAP HR GB Payroll support. They will also have responsibility for the definition and resolution of support issues and requests for SAP HR GB Payroll. In addition, there will be involvement in the full lifecycle (requirements, development, testing and documentation) of projects, enhancements and the annual patching round. Other key responsibilities will include working with third parties and internal teams to ensure resolution of issues and/or delivery of new requirements, along with defining, running and maintaining test suites or working with third parties to do the same.

Person Specification

You will have significant demonstrable experience as a SAP HR GB Payroll specialist and have experience of supporting end users and projects in an established SAP implementation. Significant experience in SAP Time Management with Time evaluation is also essential along with knowledge of ABAP programming or Basis skills.

Alongside the technical experience, the successful candidate will have strong analytical skills including the ability to assess problems, define business requirements and identify, design and deploy solutions.

They will work with business users to understand and document requirements, and be able to communicate with technical and non-technical users.

Additional Information

City offers a sector-leading salary, pension scheme and benefits including a comprehensive package of staff training and development.

Actively working to promote equal opportunity and diversity

Academic excellence for business and the professions

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