Business Systems Specialist - SAP HCM
Job Description

Business Systems Specialist - SAP HCM

On behalf of our client, Procom is seeking a Business Systems Specialist - SAP HCM for a full-time position in Calgary, AB.

Business Systems Specialist - SAP HCM Job Details

  • You will gather requirements, analyze, design, estimate, prioritize, build, test, implement and maintain the required funtionalitty within SAP Time in support of business processes and procedures.
  • You will need to have SAP Functional analysis experience within HCM to Payroll/Time Modules
  • You must also have good understanding of Personal Administration, and all integration points

Business Systems Specialist - SAP HCM Responsibilities


  • Maintaining and supporting our clients' SAP ECC 6.0 footprint for Human Capital Management (HCM);
  • Create and execute work plan for business analysis activities in the areas of SAP Time module;
  • Logging onto our clients issue management system, manage problems and change requests related to SAP Human Capital Management (HCM) including documenting resolution information;
  • Providing Human Capital Management (HCM) problem resolution assistance and support to various departments for SAP ECC 6.0 footprint;
  • Creating and/or updating Human Capital Management (HCM) configuration and business process procedures documentation
  • Analyzing, developing, testing and implementing Human Capital Management (HCM) functionality for enhancement and support pack updates in SAP ECC 6.0 versions;
  • Managing SAP Online Support System notes and transports in the area of SAP Human Capital Management (HCM);
  • Developing detailed test plans and scripts for SAP Human Capital Management (HCM) using ALM; and working with other functional teams to ensure that continued effective integration of SAP, Controlling (CO), Sales and distribution (SD), Plant Maintenance (PM), Human Resources (HR), Project Systems (PS) and Business Intelligence (BI) is achieved. 


  • Assessing business and application requirements
    • Apply a variety of techniques to elicit and gather business and user requirements from stakeholders. Understand business issues and opportunities. Analyze and define both the “As Is” and “To Be” business processes and perform a gap analysis.
    • Coordinate diverse groups who contribute to business requirements and build consensus for requirements across the various user groups.
    • Capture and document non-functional requirements that are important to the user community (i.e. usability, learnability, reliability). Liaise with architecture to ensure other non-functional requirements are considered (i.e. security, compatibility, maintainability).
  • Driving the development of functional and system specifications
  • Conducting fit/gap analysis and business process modeling
    • Develop diagrams and models (use case, activity diagram, business process models, etc.) and clearly document functional requirements and business rules to describe what the system, process, or product/service must do in order to fulfill the business and user requirements.
  • Configuring the software to business requirements
  • Developing and executing tests to confirm the functionality
    • Support the development of the test strategy and test plans. Ensure traceability of requirements back to business need as well as through to solution and testing. Validate the solution meets the business need and verify it conforms to specifications.
  • Creating necessary documentation and delivering knowledge transfer sessions
  • Communicating in a team environment  
    • Communicate requirements for changes to business processes, policies and information systems to technical teams designing and implementing the solution. Assist with creating user guides and training.

Business Systems Specialist - SAP HCM Mandatory Skills

  • University Degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, Engineering, Science, Commerce/Business Administration or equivalent practical experience
  • Must have experience in SAP – Payroll or Time Solution Design and Support
  • 7+ years of pure Functional Analysis experience with increasing degrees of responsibility
  • Proven strong communication skills - both written and oral - with technical and non-technical staff and with management
  • Excellent understanding of SAP HCM submodule(s) and the integration between various SAP modules
  • Fundamental knowledge of railway operations and processes an asset
  • Understanding of the IT organization’s processes, systems and capabilities
  • 7+ years of practical experience with using a wide variety of techniques to elicit requirements (i.e. Research, Verbal protocols, Focus groups, Brainstorming, Interviews, Questionnaires, Prototyping, etc.) and in using a variety of models/diagrams/documents to capture, document and interpret requirements
  • Strong problem solving skill-set
  • Good organizational, planning and time management skills
  • Attention to detail and quality
  • Expertise in facilitation, negotiation, gaining consensus and managing conflict of diverse stakeholder groups
  • Appreciation and understanding of how to deal with different cultural values and sensitivities and how to work in a virtual work environment
  • Team player, skilled in working in a highly collaborative manner.
  • Ability to manage client expectations and negotiate win-win solutions

Business Systems Specialist - SAP HCM Assignment Length


Business Systems Specialist - SAP HCM Location

Calgary(AB), Toronto(ON), Minneapolis(MN),

Job Requirements


Company Overview

For 35 years, Procom has been pushing the envelope in North American IT staffing solutions. Driven by a senior management team of seasoned recruitment professionals, we have offices in 14 locations in the US and Canada and service all major IT markets.

When we started out in 1978, tech jobs were just being integrated into the workplace. We have been a part of shaping the landscape of IT in Canada ever since, placing IT consultants in major businesses in all sectors, including banking, telecommunications, and retail.

Through all the peaks and valleys of the IT industry, we have consistently done one thing: helping IT professionals discover the next chapter in their career.

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