SAP Functional Expert

Location: Brisbane
Job Type: Contract
Posted: 24 days ago
Contact: Arriane Mendoza
Reference: 261470

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

Hybrid working arrangements

About the role:

The purpose of this position is to provide expert advice and content knowledge of the client's SAP HR/Payroll solution to ensure maintenance, support, by providing Trouble shooting expertise for Trouble Tickets assigned to the Project. This will include design and configuration activities which are required to meet service delivery and project objectives. The SAP Functional Expert in Product Development SAP reports to the Project Manager.


  • 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 Problem tickets allocated to the Project.
  • Design, configure and test SAP in accordance with strict information system standards and documentation requirements.
  • Train users of SAP in accordance with the adopted functionality and operating procedures for the changes made to close the Trouble Tickets.
  • Document system configuration changes, updated Functional specifications, review 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 the Business End Users to solve problems that arise in fixing the Trouble Tickets in SAP systems in a timely manner.
  • Proactively assess the effectiveness of the SAP system and liaise closely with stakeholders to recommend modifications to improve system effectiveness.
  • Implement updates and upgrades of the SAP system, write Functional specifications for conversion to Technical Specifications needed for ABAP programming and fine tune the user requirements document generated by Business Analysts.


  • 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 earlier versions for over 10 years would be well regarded.

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