SAP Product Owner - Tyne & Wear

Ref: 187 Date Posted: Tuesday 19 Mar 2024

SAP Product Owner        North East/Hybrid           £65k

Our client has an immediate requirement to recruit a SAP Product Owner (HR/Payroll) to be their subject matter expert for their HR and Payroll activities.

The successful candidate will provide technical leadership, supporting and developing the payroll activities, ensuring compliance and creating a roadmap for all future projects.

This role will be working from home with monthly travel to the North East.


  • Providing evaluation & approvals of SAP ERP HR & Payroll Service Pack releases
  • Evaluating business change requests & fully documenting the business requirements
  • Providing and facilitating a robust test strategy & approach for any given change
  • Ensuring that system integration testing is performed for the product
  • Informing the production release strategy for any given change
  • Providing the single point of contact between business teams & technical teams & third parties to analyse & articulate requirements
  • Assisting with the writing of detailed solution recommendations
  • Ensuring new solutions have no adverse impact on the Business, or the services provided by the SAP ERP SDT function
  • Routine analysis of latest SAP ERP initiatives, performing system functionality reviews & providing reports/documents where appropriate
  • Setting up & managing improvement focus groups/workshops with the appropriate business teams & process owners
  • Actively contribute ideas to improve the services


  • Qualified to a degree level or equivalent
  • A proven history of positive results acting in a support or SME capacity within the SAP ERP HR & Payroll domain
  • A thorough background in either Payroll/HR process or general SAP ERP functionality in a supporting role
  • A demonstrable history & ability of being able to investigate complex business & SAP ERP issues (both functional & technical) with a view to resolving and/or articulating to the necessary audience / resolver groups
  • SAP ERP HCM qualifications desirable
  • Certification in either a relevant IT or Business process background

For any more information on the role please contact Steve on 0203 051 4825

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