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Job Advert Title
HRIS Manager - SAP Success Factors Talent Modules
United Kingdom, United States
Function/Business Area
Human Resources
MIS, HR Systems SuccessFactors Suite - Talent Management Team
Employment Class


HRIS Manager - SAP Success Factors Talent Modules

At Astellas we can offer an inspiring place to work and a chance to make your mark in doing good for others.

Our expertise, science and technology make us a pharma company. Our open and progressive culture is what makes us Astellas. It’s a culture of doing good for others and contributing to a sustainable society.

Delivering meaningful differences for patients is our driving force. We all have a significant opportunity to make that difference, working locally in the areas we know best, whilst drawing inspiration from the different insights and expertise we have access to globally and from our innovative, external partners.

Our global vision for Patient Centricity is to support the development of innovative health solutions through a deep understanding of the patient experience. At Astellas, Patient Centricity isn’t a buzzword - it’s a guiding principle for action. We believe all staff have a role to play in creating a patient-centric culture and integrating an awareness of the patient into our everyday working practices, regardless of our role, team or division.

Our ethos is underpinned by the Astellas Way, comprising five core values: patient focus; ownership; results; openness and integrity.

We are proud to offer an inclusive and respectful working environment that fosters collaboration and ownership.

Our aspiration is to bring the best brains together, to provide them with world-leading tools and resources and a unique structure that fosters real agility and entrepreneurial spirit.


About This Job:

·       The HR Talent Module Manager enables Astellas HR to provide world class HR services by maintaining an integrated HRIS architecture and systems landscape globally

·       The role is crucial in providing an advisory service and guidance to management, and various other stakeholders, regarding system improvement, SAP releases and maintenance requirements needed to deliver high quality HR systems

·       The role is crucial to provide HR data and drives insight and analytics capability across the business to aid effective decision making

·       The role will report to the Manager, Talent Modules and will work closely with other HR Operations teams globally, across the broader HR function and directly with the Talent business specifically LMS and Mentoring

·       This role will effectively collaborate with other members of the team, customers and/or stakeholders to align work efforts, develop and execute tactical plans that enable successful business operations

·       This role will be the liaison between IS, support vendor and other HR function leads/CoE to ensure smooth functioning of the various HR systems

·       This role will champion service and support projects and focus on developing a strong understanding of projects impacting the service area and ensure service impact is minimized and aligned as per business requirements

·       This role will identify and define opportunities for process improvement to ensure processes provide the anticipated value to stakeholders and users

·       Provide guidance and direction to HR global team in supporting of all Talent Modules (primarily LMS and Mentoring) from a technical and functional perspective

·       Leads the support efforts for Talent project initiatives, working directly with the Business Process Owner and working with the support BAU team on any support needed

·       Provide best practice advice to the BPO for the Talent module and the integration capabilities within HR Satellite systems both internal and external on a global scale as needed



 Essential Knowledge & Experience:

·       Proven working experience with HR IT area preferably in the Pharma industry

·       Solid technical experience with SAP SuccessFactors Talent modules primarily LMS and Mentoring with exposure to Employee Central

·       Experience of communicating and coordinating initiatives across functional and technical boundaries

·       Knowledge of “Best of Breed” HR IT Systems, Processes and integration models

·       Experience working with the management leadership team

·       Excellent IT skills

·       Proven HR Skills

·       Proven people management skills

Preferred Knowledge & Experience

·       Experience in Pharma Industry

·       A widely used international language(s) is desirable

·       Excellent written and oral communication skills in English

Additional information:

·       Location: UK

·       Full time

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, colour, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.