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Senior Product Analyst - SAP HCM / Payroll


Rotterdam, NL, 3013 AA

Req ID:  76033
Facility:  Rotterdam-548
Department:  IT Product Team-Employee Experience
Division:  Global Business Services

Are you looking for a new challenge? And are you specialised in SAP HCM? Do you want to work in a leading company within its field, in an (international) environment where professional and personal growth is encouraged? Welcome to LyondellBasell…

This is Lyondellbasell


LyondellBasell (NYSE: LYB) is one of the largest plastics, chemicals and refining companies in the world. Driven by its employees around the globe, LyondellBasell produces materials and products that are key to advancing solutions to modern challResenges like enhancing food safety through lightweight and flexible packaging, protecting the purity of water supplies through stronger and more versatile pipes, improving the safety, comfort and fuel efficiency of many of the cars and trucks on the road, and ensuring the safe and effective functionality in electronics and appliances. LyondellBasell sells products into more than 100 countries and is the world's largest producer of polypropylene compounds and the largest licensor of polyolefin technologies. In 2021, LyondellBasell was named to Fortune Magazine's list of the "World's Most Admired Companies" for the fourth consecutive year.

This is the role


The IT Senior Product Analyst is a key position in the discovery and delivery of technology solutions for the European Payroll functions. The Senior Product Analyst, through continuous consultation with the functional areas, has a deep understanding of business operations and is capable of articulating solutions in business terms and not technical jargon. They are capable of envisioning potential value for new IT solutions. 
The Senior Product Analyst is an individual contributor who is responsible for helping with gathering of business requirements to ensure business objectives are met by the new IT solutions  as well as the design, development and execution of projects. The Senior Product Analyst must ensure the full systems lifecycle process is adhered to, overseeing solutions through the entire implementation process. They must be proficient in Project Management disciplines from requirements gathering through implementation of the functional solution. The Senior Product Analyst advocates for their clients and acts as the single point of contact for incident management, new services and resource allocation.
This position reports to the IT Product Team Manager and supports other Product Team Analysts. 

This is what you do


•    Has a proficient understanding of HRIS and Payroll Departments processes such as Organizational Management, Personnel Administration, Payroll, Time Evaluation/CATS, and Compensation 

•    Gathers business requirements and identifies gaps through analysis of all the information available
•    Works closely with SAP functional developers throughout the entirety of the development and delivery process
•    Helps develop business cases, considering financial, resource, and technological constraints.
•    Maintains relationship with business colleagues 
•    Leads solution design activities with client groups in a specific business area to document and finalize business requirements
•    Works closely with business colleagues, to quickly understand new requirements or problems, then suggest a possible solution
•    Oversees and follows up on enhancements and small project implementation activities. Works with technical developers to ensure business requirements are clear and development activities are on schedule
•    Develops unit test cases and performs testing to ensure requirements are met for system modifications or data extracts.
•    Consults with business colleagues on appropriate change management activities to achieve organizational readiness for the implementation of changes.
•    Demonstrates leadership by coordinating the requirements, specifications, and user acceptance testing efforts.
•    Responsible for renewals of annual software maintenance contracts
•    Manages the risk assessment of potential new software vendors
•    Manages incident and problem management for assigned functional areas and client groups in support of on-going operations ensuring compliance with stage gate and internal controls.
•    Manages monthly enhancement cycle process 

This is what you bring


Must have experience and understanding in the following areas:
•    Fluently speaks and effectively writes in English
•    Bachelor's or master's degree in Computer Science, Management Information Systems, Business Administration or related field is a plus, or certified in SAP HCM
•    Minimum 10 years of responsibility working with large SAP ERP global systems, with 5-7 years or more in specializing in Payroll module.  Business experience in a payroll department is a plus. 
•    Ability to engage with internationally distributed development teams.
•    Knowledge of integration between SuccessFactors EC, Time Management, Payroll and FICO.
•    Ability to create and meet timelines based on business needs and constraints.
•    Strong communications skills are required, both written and verbal
•    Should be a self-motivated individual, with customer service focus and attention to detail
•    Ability to communicate technical information in an understandable manner to non-technical audiences through writing and presentations.
•    Ability to multi-task and prioritize in a fast-paced environment and handle multiple issues at once.
•    Strong analytical skills; ability to perform system analysis and draw conclusions by relating information from different sources, including root-cause analysis and issue resolution.
•    Exposure to project management, agile methodology and scrum is a plus.
•    When needed, can say “no” by offering meaningful alternatives
•    More than an "order taker” they are demand shapers – stimulating, surfacing and shaping business demand.
•    Well-grounded in Service Management – represent IT to the business.
•    Communicate and defend IT policies and standards, and understand how IT services benefit the business.


Builds effective teams
Cultivates innovation
Customer focus
Demonstrates courage
Drives results
Ensures accountability
Instills trust and exemplifies integrity

This is what we offer


We offer an environment where we encourage personal and professional growth and where you will be rewarded for your performance and results. You will have the possibility to work with specialist on all fields to develop innovative solutions and to extend your national and international network. In addition, we offer you a competitive salary package. The Company's Global Remote Work Policy allows eligible employees the option to work up to two days a week from home.



Please feel free to contact Dennie Verberne at dennie.verberne @ for more details. Would you like to apply? Just send us your motivation and resume via the application button. Only applications through this application button will be taken into consideration.

The recruitment process exists of an initial phone screening and business interviews before proceeding to a possible job offer.


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