The IT Services Manager for HR Domain is responsible for leading and managing both internal and external resources within the IT team supporting HR function, including overseeing the IT application portfolio, with responsibilities ranging from business analysis, solution design, testing, ongoing support, to financial management of IT systems owned by the team.
What You Will Do
In addition to technical management, the position requires taking proactive measures in areas such as recruitment, retention, inspiration, motivation, coaching, and performance management of the analysts within the team. This multi-faceted role extends to designing the IT strategy for functional, technical, and business changes in the HR domain, involving close collaboration with business stakeholders.
Strong stakeholder management experience is essential, ensuring alignment of functional requirements in HR domain across all locations of the SEFE Group and establishing an agreed project and application portfolio for the IT Services and HR Solutions department.
Coordinating the planning and management of all changes, support activities, and resources within
IT Services and HR Solutions Department is paramount for the efficient execution of agreed projects and initiatives. Collaboration with Capability Owners for Architecture, Business Analysis, Development, Quality Assurance, and other IT teams is integral to ensuring compliance with standards and processes.
The role requires particular attention to handling sensitive data. This includes ensuring compliance of IT applications in HR domain with Information Security and Data Protection requirements.
Lastly, the position involves executing ad-hoc and directed tasks assigned by the SVP of Enterprise Solutions, contributing to the dynamic and evolving landscape of the IT Services and HR Solutions team.
What You Will Bring
You will possess a degree in information technology or possess equivalent practical experience.
Hands-on experience in developing, testing, and delivering changes in SAP HCM (Human Capital Management) and SAP SuccessFactors solutions is essential. Additionally, candidates should demonstrate significant experience in developing, testing, and delivering changes in non-SAP applications in the HR area, including interfaces for HR data transfer.
You’ll also have a deep functional knowledge of HR processes within international organisations, covering personnel and organisational management, payroll, learning and development, performance management, recruiting, etc.
The candidate should demonstrate practical experience in implementing global processes and solutions within their area of responsibility, familiar with both waterfall and agile delivery methodologies.
While not mandatory, experience in trading/integrated supply would be an advantage. Strong interpersonal skills, including teamwork, facilitation, and negotiation, are crucial for success in this role.
The ability to understand business issues, gather requirements for IT systems, and collaborate with internal and external business and IT partners is essential. The candidate should be effective both as part of a team and when working independently with limited supervision. The capability to meet tight deadlines and negotiate in a pressurised environment is highly valued.
Finally, the candidate must be business fluent in English to effectively fulfil the responsibilities of the role.
Securing Energy for Europe – it’s a simple statement, with a bold ambition. SEFE is not just our name, but also encompasses everything that drives us. To accomplish this, we’re taking immediate action to secure gas supply – but also looking forward, to explore our role in the European energy transformation and how we can contribute to a stable and sustainable future.
As a fully-integrated energy company, we serve our customers with an end-to-end energy value chain – from sourcing and trading to transport, storage and sales. Together, we ensure the security of gas supply in Germany and Europe and drive the green energy transformation. Our international teams work across locations in Europe, Asia, and North America. We’re passionate about energy and the important role it can play in shaping a better future.
Join SEFE and help us secure gas supply across Europe and shape a better, more sustainable tomorrow.
We’re committed to creating an inclusive environment that embraces diversity and fosters the development of knowledge, skills and experience. Whatever your role, you’ll find an open, welcoming atmosphere that empowers you, and recognises your contribution. We offer a competitive starting salary supported by a comprehensive, and broad reaching benefits package which includes:
• Bonus earning potential
• Non-contributory pension
• 25 days holiday plus bank holidays and 2 volunteering days
• Buy / sell holidays
• Life assurance
• Medical and dental insurance
• Range of optional flexible benefits
Based from our offices in either Manchester or London, you can benefit from hybrid working offering the flexibility to spend some of your working week at home. We are committed to supporting your career growth with opportunities to develop both your knowledge and experience through a blended approach to learning.