SAP ABAP Developer

Location: Brisbane
Job Type: Permanent
Posted: 23 days ago
Contact: Arriane Mendoza
Reference: 261483

Contract: ASAP until 6/30/24 with high chance of extensions

Hybrid working arrangements

About the role:

The role of the SAP ABAP Developer (HR) is to provide expert advice on Troubleshooting Problem Tickets that have been allocated to the Project. The HR-Payroll module like all large SAP implementations is highly customized. Hence advanced Troubleshooting skills are required for this role to dissect the existing system coding to understand and fix the issues faced by the end users. This role will work together with Business Analysts and SAP Functional Consultants. The solutions and content knowledge of the HR/Payroll System has to be ramped up quickly to ensure design and development activities are completed to meet service delivery objectives. The SAP ABAP Developer will provide expertise to solve complex problems.


  • Adhere to defined service quality standards, health and safety policies and procedures relating to the work being undertaken to ensure high quality, safe services and workplaces.
  • Troubleshoot, identify root cause, and provide Design to fix the relevant issues, adapt/change coding and test SAP in accordance with strict information system standards and documentation requirements.
  • Train users of SAP in accordance with the changed functionality and operating procedures.
  • Document system configuration, technical specifications and procedures ensuring that they are maintained, reflect best practice for user requirements and appropriately comply with recognised Departmental and Government accounting and human resource policies. Liaise with clients to solve problems that arise in the SAP systems in a timely manner if issues arise post-fix.
  • Proactively assess the effectiveness of the SAP system and liaise closely with stakeholders to recommend modifications to improve system effectiveness.
  • Provide expert advice and support in the completion of quality reviews of deliverables.
  • Provide expert advice on changes to the solution design to ensure the system design remains robust, fit for purpose, and meets requirements.


  • Demonstrated high level analytical and problem-solving skills in SAP HR in Organisational Management, Payroll (Australian-based system), HR to Fi/Co integration, Time Management, Personnel Administration, CATS, ESS/MSS.
  • Proven experience in formulating, documenting and implementing functional and technical specifications including sound knowledge of current technical trends, including systems integrations and service-orientated architecture.
  • Demonstrated extensive experience in the support and configuration of large-scale HR SAP Solutions. The product set for QH HR includes SAP, Workbrain and Finance/Controlling (Fi/Co).
  • Demonstrated knowledge of relevant payroll legislation and award structures in Government.
  • High level of written and verbal communication skills and the ability to consult and negotiate with a diverse range of stakeholders on complex business requirements and transfer knowledge to team members and clients.
  • Hands on configuration experience in SAP ECC6-EHP8 and 10 years of ABAP experience would be well regarded.

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For any further questions or information, please contact Arriane at and quote job #261483

Diversity and inclusion are strongly supported at Peoplebank. People of all nationalities, gender identities, and cultural backgrounds, including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples, are encouraged to apply.