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Date Added: Tue 12/01/2021

Senior Application Owner (SAP)

Missouri, UK
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Company: SALFORD CITY COUNCIL

Job Type: PERMANENT

Salary: £36,922 - £39,880

Senior Application Owner

Grade: 4B, £36,922 - £39,880
Working hours: Up to 36 hours per week, worked flexibly
Contract type: Permanent
Closing Date: 22nd January 2021, 23:59

About us:

This is Salford's time! We are changing and have ambitious plans for our modern global city, where our workforce can collectively make a real difference to the lives of local people. The council is people-centred and values based which makes Salford a really great place to work. With a positive permission culture and can-do approach, we embrace innovation and nurture great talent.

Our Digital Data and Technology service helps services transform how they work and meet the needs of their users. Our work is user-focused and forward-looking, making our organisation an exciting and innovative place to work.

The Service reform function plays a critical role in enabling the council's priorities and supporting its operational running.

We think differently here, and our passion for delivering change to Salford and making a real difference to local people is at the heart of how we do things, that's where you come in.

About you:

You will have a genuine passion for all things digital and Service Reform orientated, a keen eye for user experience and excellent problem-solving skills. Strong analytical and stakeholder skills will be crucial in this role so we need someone with experience of working at a senior level.

You will take pride in working side by side with and supporting our Service Reform directorate and their systems. You will have strong business analysis skills to understand user requirements and design appropriate solutions by developing and applying specific domain knowledge. You'll also take personal responsibility for your personal development, supported by the training and leadership programs on offer.

Experience in SAP payroll (UK) and HCM implementation, configuration and functional design is essential. Experience of the following modules would be beneficial:
- Personnel administration
- Organisational management
- Payroll
- Travel
- Time management

Strong office skills are essential with an emphasis on Excel.

This is a great time to join Salford Council; things are changing fast and as we move to meet our ambitious plans for the city we are looking for passionate people who feel they can help us make a real difference to the lives of local people. If you do not meet all the requirements for this role, we would still like to hear from you.

About the role:

As a Senior App owner you will be working on multiple projects, coaching staff and working close with the delivery manager to prioritise workload and requirements for the team.

You will be expected to proactively implement improvements and efficiencies to existing services looking at future product roadmaps, and wider industry trends to support the delivery of the directorate's business plans and requirements. Engaging with senior leadership to ensure that our service is customer focused and responds to the needs of the directorate, the wider council, our stakeholders and our customers.

You'll also use your strong communications skills to establish the requirements of the business and to work in collaboration with other technical leads across the organisation.

You will be responsible for system configuration, development, and support across the organisations SAP system with the emphasis on payroll and HR.

You will work hand in hand with the HR and Payroll team leading the full development lifecycle. Whilst the role will be based in the Digital, Data and Technology service the role will be shared with our HR and Payroll Team. Professional support, development and training will be delivered in conjunction with the Service Reform Delivery Manager and the HR and Payroll Manager.

You will have knowledge of statutory requirements (uk payroll) , data quality and actively monitor and resolve where appropriate.

We look forward to hearing from you!

Please apply with your CV and a cover letter summarising why you think you would be a great addition to our team.

We welcome applications from those seeking part-time or flexible working hours.

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Safe working
We are a Covid-safe organisation and for the majority of your role you will work from home and connect with your team and services virtually. You will have an individual risk assessment when you join the organisation to ensure we effectively support your health and wellbeing throughout your employment.

About Your benefits:

You will be welcomed into a friendly environment and have the opportunity to work and grow in a values based organisation where people are at the heart of everything we do. We promote a positive permission culture, empowering you to make a difference. Your opinions matter to us and you will have the opportunity to shape how we do things through our Salford 100 employee group and our employee led redesign approach. Your work-life balance and wellbeing are important to us so you will have access to a range of benefits including flexible working, green travel, pension and salary sacrifice schemes. In addition to this we offer a range of health and wellbeing options to suit your needs.

Continuous service commitment:

New employees can now keep their service related benefits when moving between a whole host of public sector organisations within Greater Manchester, which include: Councils, NHS, Greater Manchester Fire and Rescue, Transport for Greater Manchester, as well as many others.

Diversity and Inclusion:

We are committed to developing a culture which respects individuals, appreciates difference and allows everyone regardless of background to reach their full potential. We are proud to be an accredited disability confident employer and a Stonewall Diversity Champion. We understand how hard it can be to combine caring for a loved one with work so we aim to provide support and flexibility to balance family and caring responsibilities with work.

Our core data protection obligations and commitments are set out in the council's primary Recruitment and Employment Privacy Notice which can be found on our website.