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Senior SAP SF Employee Central SME


As a Senior SAP SuccessFactors Employee Central Subject Matter Expert, you will be an important part of the IT Global HR Portfolio Team supporting SAP SuccessFactors and other Global HR Systems.

Your main responsibilities are to contribute to and advise on the implementation and evolution of our SAP SuccessFactors Employee Central module, as well as other Global HR SAAS applications. To be successful in this position you need to understand the requirements of our customers and recommend design and configuration improvements. You will also ensure alignment with business requirements, acting as an interface with the Global HR Technology team.


Your Role


As an Senior SAP SuccessFactors SME, your main responsibilities will involve:

  • Work with the Global and local HR teams to implement, maintain and enhance SuccessFactors Employee Central functionality and capability within the goals of the Global HR Systems Portfolio and underlying Zurich’s IT strategy.
  • Support the Portfolio Manager in building the roadmap for Global HR Systems focused especially on Employee Central.  This is normally in relation to a Business Case including cost/benefit analysis, risk assessment, project scope, and development of a high-level plan.
  • In collaboration with our Implementation Partner (third party) as well as our Applications  Support team, you will be responsible for overall SF system administration for implemented modules. This manes support, review and validation of documentation and technical specifications, perform impact analysis across the landscape, supervise implementation of change requests and ensure prompt resolution of system defects.
  • Participate on implementation projects for new SuccessFactors modules and functionalities, ensuring IT deliverables are clearly articulated and deployed. You will also perform quality review checks on project IT deliverables including system configuration, role-based permissions, integrations, data and system security assessments.
  • Work with supplier and HR team to implement SAP releases and updates ensuring that the implementation of such updates is understood by the HR team. Make recommendations for application and integrations improvements, and eventually for application de-commissioning.
  • Act as liaison between the CoEs, Global HR and IT for your area of responsibility.
  • Mentor lower-level colleagues.


Your Skills and Experience


As a Senior SAP SuccessFactors Subject Matter Expert your skills and qualifications will ideally include:

  • Bachelor’s degree (or equivalent), preferably with IT background. 5 or more years of relevant experience implementing, supporting, and evolving SuccessFactors systems for multinational organizations.
  • Very high knowledge and hands-on experience with SAP SuccessFactors Employee Central. Other modules are a plus: Compensation, Opportunities Marketplace, Onboarding, Recruiting, Performance and Goals, Talent & Development.
  • Experience with integrations between SuccessFactors and other enterprise HR technologies (SAP HCM, ServiceNow) and with other non-HR corporate applications. Experience with SAP Cloud Platform integrations is a plus.
  • Result and service-oriented, persistent, proactive and capable of driving things forward on challenging situations.
  • Several years of working experience in a multicultural environment with virtual teams. High intercultural awareness, real team player and open-minded attitude.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills in English (further languages are an asset)

What we offer?


 As well as a competitive salary and a yearly bonus we offer:

  • Option to work remotely within Spain even up to 100% - you choose; with option to work abroad up to 25 days yearly
  • Over 300 euros net to set up your home office and additional monthly home office allowance
  • Wide range of internal and external trainings, including free English, German and Spanish classes depending on the needs
  • Ticket restaurant or flexibility to exchange it for other benefits
  • Life, accident, and Health Insurance
  • Collective Life Retirement Plan
  • 2000 referral bonus if you bring other talented people like you
  • Special banking and insurance conditions plus Exclusive Employees discounts
  • Functional diversity benefits
  • Events: summer and Christmas party, different activities like hiking, investment, beach volley club and many more
  • No dress code


Primary work location is Barcelona, Poblenou. Please apply with your CV in English.

Please note that the remote work option is available within Spain only.


Who we are


Looking for a challenging and inspiring work environment where you can make a difference? At Zurich millions of individuals and businesses place their trust in our products and services every day. Our 53,000 employees worldwide form the basis of our success, enabling, businesses and communities to face a world of risk with confidence. Imagine if you could help people do this all over the world. You’d give them confidence and reassurance by protecting what they love most. It’s a big challenge, but you will be supported by a world-class team who believe in helping you to reach your full potential and deliver on our promises.

Why Zurich


At Zurich, we like to think outside the box and challenge the status quo. We take an optimistic approach by focusing on the positives and constantly asking What can go right? 

We are an equal opportunity employer who knows that each employee is unique - that’s what makes our team so great! 
Join us as we constantly explore new ways to protect our customers and the planet.

  • Location(s):  ES - Barcelona 
  • Remote working: Yes
  • Schedule: Full Time
  • Recruiter name: Alvaro Gallego Zazo

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