Senior Manager- HR Solution Architect (SAP SuccessFactors)

Functional areas

At Capgemini Invent, we help our clients to embrace innovation and transformation to get the future they want.


By combining strategy, technology, data science, and creative design expertise with an inventive mindset, we partner with our clients to innovate and transform their business, helping them navigate today, while plotting a course for the future.

About Capgemini Invent

As the digital innovation, design and transformation brand of the Capgemini Group, Capgemini Invent enables CxOs to envision and shape the future of their businesses. Located in more than 36 offices and 37 creative studios around the world, it comprises a 10,000+ strong team of strategists, data scientists, product and experience designers, brand experts and technologists who develop new digital services, products, experiences and business models for sustainable growth.


Capgemini Invent is an integral part of Capgemini , a global leader in partnering with companies to transform and manage their business by harnessing the power of technology. The Group is guided everyday by its purpose of unleashing human energy through technology for an inclusive and sustainable future. It is a responsible and diverse organization of 340,000 team members in more than 50 countries. With its strong 55-year heritage and deep industry expertise, Capgemini is trusted by its clients to address the entire breadth of their business needs, from strategy and design to operations, fuelled by the fast evolving and innovative world of cloud, data, AI, connectivity, software, digital engineering and platforms. The Group reported in 2022 global revenues of €22 billion.


Our brand promise “Get The Future You Want” reflects our passion for people and technology and highlights the company’s commitment to inclusion and sustainability.

An important aspect of ‘Get the Future You Want’ is to balance hybrid ways of working between your Capgemini office, home, and client location (where applicable).  We recognise that it is an imperative to create flexibility so you can enjoy an optimal work-life balance and feel empowered to achieve success.  When you come onboard, or before, please discuss this with your manager so you can agree the best ways of working for your role, team, and client.


Get The Future You Want


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An overview of the role:

In a world of digital transformation, new operating models, and the new normal post the pandemic, organisations are facing major disruptions that require HR to help transform the way they think and act. Our Employee Experience & HR team’s purpose is to help our clients rethink employee experience and establish the digital HR function powered by data whilst leveraging emerging technologies to deliver our client’s shared vision. 


In your role you will engage with a range of clients to drive sustainable business outcomes within the realm of Digital HR Transformations, leveraging the capabilities of SAP SuccessFactors. Partnering with our clients across all industries, you will use your SAP SuccessFactors and HR Technology expertise to lead designing solutions and improve people experience with the use of HR technologies and tools. By enabling clients to succeed, you will help Capgemini Invent maintain its position as the market leader in Digital Transformation consulting.


It’s an exciting time to join us as we continue to build our Employee Experience & HR team. You will take an active role within our practice, contributing to our vision to become the UK’s leading Employee Experience & HR Advisory practice through co-creating a culture in which every team-member feels comfortable bringing their whole self to work and is empowered to deliver great work, grow and be free to innovate and have fun along the way

The work

No matter the project or customer, your work will have a meaningful impact on society, businesses and lives. It’s really rewarding. And it’s also really varied. You’ll potentially work on a huge variety of projects (some larger than others), so you could gain lots of experience in a short amount of time.


Why this role?

Overall, the ideal candidate for the role of HR Technology Solution Architect should possess a strong functional and technical background, extensive experience in HR technology, and the ability to provide architectural leadership in complex, agile environments, ensuring that technical solutions align with business objectives and best practices.

As a HR Solution Architect (with focus on SAP SuccessFactors) in the business you’ll help set the direction, driving forward the business, model our values and behaviours, and coach and develop junior members of the team.  


Key expectations from this role include:

1. Lead the SAP SuccessFactors and HR Technology solution design aspects as part of wider HR Transformation programmes, ensuring alignment with business objectives and technical requirements.
2. Provide functional and technical leadership and guidance to teams, ensuring that the architecture aligns with best practices and industry standards.
3. Lead and manage multiple project workstreams such as functional design, testing, data migration and integration to deliver high quality results.
4.Collaborate with stakeholders to understand business needs and translate them into functional and technical solutions, ensuring scalability, security, and performance.
5.Build and enhance relationships with internal stakeholders, clients and external vendors such as SAP, Oracle and Workday.
6.Manage the governance of solution design and technical architecture, including the development of artefacts such as Technology Roadmaps and Architecture Decision Logs.
7.Develop HR Technology thought leadership, working closely with colleagues in Workforce & Organisation and PBS.
8.Taking responsibility for development of junior colleagues.
9.Stay updated on the latest HR technology trends and best practices, and provide recommendations for continuous improvement.


As part of your role you will also have the opportunity to contribute to the business and your own personal growth, through activities that form part of the following categories:


  1. Business Development – Leading/contributing to proposals, RFPs, bids, proposition development, client pitch contribution, client hosting at events.
  2. Internal contribution – Campaign development, internal think-tanks, whitepapers, practice development (operations, recruitment, team events & activities), offering development.
  3. Learning & development – Training to support your career development and the skills demand within the company, certifications etc.

We'd love to meet with someone with:

  • Experience working in a major Consulting firm, and/or in industry but having a Consulting background with proven ability to be successful in a matrixed organisation, and to enlist support and commitment from peers in selling and delivering consulting solutions.
  • Delivered 5 full lifecycle experience SAP SuccessFactors implementations or similar (Oracle HCM and / or Workday) as a HR Tech consultant and / or Solution Architect.
  • Experience of sales, capability and proposition building and delivery.
  • SAP SuccessFactors certifications (desirable).
  • UK Security Clearance (desirable).

Why Capgemini is unique?

At Capgemini we don’t just believe in Diversity & Inclusion, we actively go out to making it a working reality. Driven by our core values and Active Inclusion Campaign, we build environments where you can bring you whole self to work.

We aim to build an environment where employees can enjoy a positive work-life balance. Through our New Normal campaign, we are looking to embed hybrid working in all that we do and make flexible working arrangements the day-to-day reality for our people. All UK employees are eligible to request flexible working arrangements.

Employee wellbeing is vitally important to us as an organisation. We see a healthy and happy workforce a critical component for us to achieve our organisational ambitions. To help support wellbeing we have trained ‘Mental Health Champions’ across each of our business areas. We have also invested in wellbeing apps such as Thrive and Peppy.

Collaboration and Innovation

We really believe in creating a partnership with our customers. Using our Accelerated Solutions Environment (ASE), you’ll get to know the customer’s needs and challenges, demo innovative solutions and quickly solve problems. It’ll help you discover unexpected answers together.

Job information

Firm: Capgemini Invent

Location: London