IBM SuccessFactors Employee Central Lead in Boston, Massachusetts
As a Package Consultant at IBM, get ready to tackle numerous mission-critical company directives. Our team takes on the challenge of designing, developing and re-engineering highly complex application components and integrating software packages using various tools. You will use a mix of consultative skills, business knowledge, and technical expertise to effectively integrate packaged technology into our clients' business environment and achieve business results.
Your Role and Responsibilities
Lead SAP SuccessFactors customers through their SuccessFactors implementation process. This includes:
requirements gathering & gap analysis between client requirements and standard SuccessFactors Employee Central solution
leading business process design
performing system demonstrations
facilitating customer workshops
performing system configuration
creating configuration workbooks and other appropriate documentation and oversee development for custom requirements
unit testing and supporting subsequent testing efforts and issue resolution
perform cutover activities and hyper-care/post-go-live support
Provide consulting services to the global organizations in HCM best practices and help clients to migrate to SAP HCM Cloud solutions
Translate business requirements into system configuration objects and create solution design for SuccessFactors Employee Management solution in compliance with the best practices
Keep abreast of new and relevant SAP releases and features and stay a certified expert in your respective area(s)
Lead and manage a project team including building and maintaining a delivery plan
Coordinate with other project team leads
The ideal candidate will possess the following characteristics and abilities:
Certified in SuccessFactors Employee Central Solution
Must have completed at least 4 end to end implementation (as a consulting lead)
Hands-on experience of all the Data Models and excellent knowledge of XML
Hands-on experience with MDF, foundation objects, associations, business rules and workflows
Expertise in translations and language packs for data models configuration and MDF
Preparation of test cases / test plans / test scripts
A passion for Human Resources, core data, HRIS, and SAP technology and excellent understanding of Employee Life Cycle Management process in global organizations
Excellent communication, facilitation, listening, and interpersonal skills
Commitment to quality and customer service
A desire to share knowledge with coworkers and customers
Strong organizational skills and ability to work independently
Can handle ambiguity and as applicable self-direct and guide others on logical next steps
Ability to gather, analyze, weigh inputs/evidence; evaluate issues and come to an unbiased conclusion and/or options; and provide a recommendation for a specific course of action
Keen attention to detail specifically when given direction, gathering requirements, listening to customers, documenting issues, and problem-solving
Capable of generating and introducing new ideas, concepts, or strategies
Ability to observe, infer and/or understand the perspective of others
Lead a team(s) to complete all deliverables and milestones on time
Leading and/or working with individuals and other groups to achieve common goals and articulate the steps required by each party
Ability to budget and manage to the time allocated for projects and goals and structuring schedules to minimize conflicts and maximize productivity
A desire to learn and understand new or unfamiliar technologies, tools, and concepts
Time-Off and EC payroll configuration and implementation experience
Required Technical and Professional Expertise
At least 5 years of HR/HRIS experience specifically with SAP technology
Active SAP SuccessFactors Certifications in Employee Central and 1 or more other modules
Experience leading multiple Employee Central (end to end) implementations
Excellent English language, oral and written communication skills
Expertise in related SAP HCM / SuccessFactors and related business processes including integration with related modules (Finance, SAP HCM, Employee Central, Time Management, Benefits, Compensation, Recruiting, Onboarding, ABAP, etc.)
Ability and willingness to travel occasionally, and only as needed
Preferred Technical and Professional Expertise
- Professional SuccessFactors Employee Central Certification
About Business Unit
IBM Services is a team of business, strategy and technology consultants that design, build, and run foundational systems and services that is the backbone of the world's economy. IBM Services partners with the world's leading companies in over 170 countries to build smarter businesses by reimagining and reinventing through technology, with its outcome-focused methodologies, industry-leading portfolio and world class research and operations expertise leading to results-driven innovation and enduring excellence.
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