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SAP Development Lead HCC22985

Job Details:

Salary Range: £47,150 - £65,465 per annum (inclusive of a market supplement of up to £12,400)

Work Location: Elizabeth II Court, Winchester

Hours per week: 37 

Contract type: Permanent

Please note applications will be reviewed as they are received so we advise to apply as soon as convenient.

The Role:

Hampshire County Council has a unique and exciting opportunity for a highly driven SAP Development Lead to manage our ABAP and Fiori/UI5 development team. 

You will lead a team of SAP Software Developers responsible for working on vital projects and large programmes of work, as well as supporting and maintaining the SAP systems and applications.

The team is currently working on a major business improvement programme as part of Hampshire County Councils digital strategy, so this is an exciting opportunity to drive innovation and working with the latest SAP technologies. will also play a key role in transforming the team structure as we seek to expand and diversify our existing talent.   

You will be resourceful and have excellent communication skills, with the ability to build relationships with business and technical audiences. A team player, you will effectively influence and engage IT and non-IT colleagues openly and effectively. 

If you have the energy, drive and capability to consistently deliver technological excellence, then we would like to hear from you.

The Offer

Competitive benefits package, including;

•    Experience based market supplement of up to £12,400 paid on top of your salary
•    Access to Local Government Pension Scheme 
•    A minimum 26 days annual leave entitlement
•    Flexible working.
•    Interest free travel loans and discounts. 

About Us

Hampshire County Council is a forward-thinking, digitally progressive organisation providing high quality public services to over one million residents of Hampshire.  We want our public services to be best-in-class, and we’re using leading SAP technology to make them ready and relevant in the digital age.

Your Responsibilities:
  • Manage ABAP and Fiori/UI5 resources.
  • Ensure resource estimates are accurate.
  • Maintain resource plans for agreed projects.
  • Manage delivery of project build phase to agreed timelines.
  • Manage BAU activity.
  • Ensure completion of technical documentation.
  • Identify opportunities for process rationalization/improvement.
  • Input into corporate standards.
  • Ensure corporate standards are adhered to.
  • Act as an escalation point for the development team.
What we are looking for:


  • Good understanding of the following SAP technologies: - ABAP, Fiori/UI5 (desirable)
  • Worked in a lead role previously.
  • Significant SAP development experience.
  • Proven record in designing and delivering solutions.
  • Experience of working within a controlled project environment. 
  • Experience managing build on SAP projects.
  • Good understanding of SAP change and transport management processes.
  • Ability to work on your own initiative to solve complex problems.
  • Superb communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to establish effective working relationships at all levels.
  • A team player, able to work effectively, openly and supportively with a range of IT and non-IT colleagues.



  • SAP related training courses
  • A degree and/or formal industry recognised qualifications or relevant experience
Working Conditions:

•    Display Screen Equipment user

Vetting Requirements:

This post is subject to a Non Police Personnel Vetting Check. Further information about this process will be provided to successful candidates. Candidates must have resided in the UK for a minimum of 3 years in order for clearance to be obtained.

Contact details for an informal discussion:

Please contact Gareth Taylor, SAP Technical Team Leader on 01962 826 726


Hampshire County Council is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and adults. We expect all employees, workers and volunteers to share this commitment. We will ensure that all our recruitment and selection practices reflect this commitment.

Corporate Equalities Employment Policy:  In order to combat indirect discrimination, no unnecessary conditions or requirements will be applied to any for achieving equality of opportunity in its employment practices. All sections of the population will have equal access to jobs. No applicant or employee will receive less favourable treatment because of their gender, disability, age, ethnic or national origin, marital status, creed, sexuality, trade union activity or responsibility for dependants unless a Genuine Occupational Qualification (GOQ) applies. In order to combat indirect discrimination, no unnecessary conditions or requirements will be applied to which would have a disproportionately adverse effect on any one group. 

We are a Disability Confident Employer – committed to ensuring that our recruitment and selection process is inclusive and accessible.


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