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SAP HR Consultant HCC7238

Job Details:

Salary Range: Competitive salary

Work Location: The Castle, Winchester

Hours per week: 37

Contract type: Permanent

Please note applications will be reviewed soon after their submission. Potential applicants are therefore encouraged to apply as soon as possible. 

Advert Text:

Are you an experienced and motivated SAP HR Consultant looking to join a dynamic team?

If so, we can offer you an opportunity to join us on our exciting journey to transform public services as part of our Digital Strategy. With IT investment of more than £45 million a year, we aim to be as business-like and successful as any private sector company and have a national reputation for IT excellence, innovation and value.


The Position

With proven SAP HR configuration skills working in a complex SAP landscape, coupled with strong project management and change management experience, you'll demonstrate excellent communication skills.

You'll be required to deliver responsive and effective working relationships with colleagues and customers across the business and our partner organisations whilst maintaining the integrity and effectiveness of our SAP HR function.

Hampshire County Council is on the cutting edge of technology and we are offering technically skilled individuals the chance to work with the best equipment and software, with a supportive team that is committed to your continued professional development.


The Offer

Competitive benefits package, including access to Local Government Pension Scheme (employer contributions starting at 16.1%), generous annual leave entitlement, flexible working, interest free travel loans and discounts. We are committed to staff wellbeing and offer excellent Employee Support services.


The Location

Our headquarters are set in the beautiful and historic city of Winchester, right in the heart of Hampshire, with excellent transport links via Park and Ride or the nearby train station.


Why should you apply?

  • Be fully involved with exciting projects.
  • Work with and implement new technology.
  • Be part of an ambitious Digital Strategy.
  • Competitive salary and benefits package.


At Hampshire County Council we value the outstanding contribution you make to our service. In return, we offer an experienced based market supplement (pro-rata if part-time) in addition to your annual salary in recognition of the skill that you bring to the role.

Job Purpose:

Working within the SAP HR team, you will liaise with business stakeholders to design and deliver solutions to meet business requirements.  You will complete configuration and deliver technical specifications ensuring solutions are delivered according to agreed timescales.

As an expert in your area you will participate in large projects, some times as the lead consultant, contributing to all aspects of the project lifecycle. 

You will provide third level support for service desk incidents.

Role Responsibilities:

  • Own, manage and complete analysis, design and development of change requests.
  • Liaise with business stakeholders providing expert functional consultancy to recommend SAP solutions via written papers, meetings and presentations.
  • Act as lead functional consultant on large projects, participating in all aspects of the project lifecycle.
  • Analyse and resolve 3rd level service desk support tickets for SAP applications and related third party packages.
  • This role may require occasional meetings, courses, seminars or work away from Winchester.

Role Requirements:


  • Significant configuration experience covering multiple HR modules.  
  • Proven experience of designing solutions to complex business requirements.
  • Effective and appropriate communication & interpersonal skills including oral, written and presentation skills, influencing through information and advice.
  • Experience of working as a lead functional consultant designing and delivering solutions on large project implementations.  
  • Ability to manage and deliver outcomes within agreed timescales. 
  • Ability to prioritise and manage issues proportionately.    
  • Ability to work on your own initiative to solve complex issues.
  • An aptitude for self directed research and learning.
  • Ability to make decisions when appropriate.


  • SAP HR training courses.
  • A degree and/or formal industry recognised qualifications or relevant experience.


Working Conditions:

The following section provides an outline of the working conditions that may be encountered in this role:

  • Display Screen Equipment user 
  • Occasional out of hours working required

Vetting Requirements:

This post is subject to Non Police Personnel Vetting. 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:

Colleen Fullick, SAP HR Team Leader, on 


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. 

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