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Solution Architect - Recruitment Product

Posting Country:  United Kingdom
Date Posted:  18-Jun-2021
Full Time / Part Time:  Full Time
Contract Type:  Permanent

At Vodafone, we’re working hard to build a better future. A more connected, inclusive and sustainable world. As a dynamic global community, it's our human spirit, together with technology, that empowers us to achieve this. 

We challenge and innovate in order to connect people, businesses, and communities across the world. Delighting our customers and earning their loyalty drive us, and we experiment, learn fast and get it done, together.

With us, you can be truly be yourself and belong, share inspiration, embrace new opportunities, thrive, and make a real difference.


Role: HR Solution Architect - Recruitment
Location: London Paddington or Newbury

As Solution Architect – Recruitment you are responsible for defining and accountable for implementing and maintaining the architecture of Recruitment products – including all applications as well as integrations and AI. You are also involved in defining the architecture of the future – across modules 

With us you will:
-Further development of the target architecture of the recruitment area - in accordance with functional, security, as well as technical/Vodafone architecture requirements and strategy in order to create innovative, efficient and sustainable solutions
-Solution-oriented and innovative recommendations to the Product Owner and Product Manager regarding the design and optimization of HR IT Architecture and solutions with a clear focus on the end user
-Driving simplification, innovation, adoption and compliance regarding all aspect of technical architecture for Recruitment - and clear focus on the customer
-Partner with the Product Owner and Product Manager to influence and prioritize the necessary functionalities on the roadmaps
-Assess and Validate IT delivery with Systems Integrator, Local Markets and Global IT on all HR Operations Programmes and Projects
-Security, Authorisations/ Access and Role Based Permission Design
-APIs and Integration Design Sign Off 
-Prepare for, submit and present to technical and security governance bodies and ensure continuous compliance as well as influence 
-Engage relevant Solution Architects – when driving a solution across modules. Validate and gather input through peer review – but remain accountable for the decision on product elements
-Provide clarity, direction and support for all Data migration: Extraction, Transformation, Load activities, where applicable
-Provide clarity, direction and sign off the scenario as well as the results for Product testing and User Acceptance testing
-Support the Product Owner and Support teams to ensure smooth transition to BAU: Knowledge transfer and issue resolution
-Input to Project management planning activities; Plan, Analyse, Design, Test, Deploy, and transition to Support (Hypercare), together with Risks, Issues and mitigations
-Provision of status updates to Project managers and other stakeholders 
-Agreed EVO Deliverables, written, reviewed, approved and loaded into Solution Manager
-Own the integrations and enablers part of the product backlog 

It would be nice if you have:
-Knowledge of SuccessFactors RCM and RMK 
-Deep knowledge in HR processes, core and recruitment area
-Experience in delivering ERP projects / programmes in international, matrix environment and are familiar with agile methods (SCRUM, SAFe)
-Experience in HR systems, cloud environment, including integrations between SAP and non-SAP systems
-In depth experience and expertise of SAP Human Capital Management cloud system

What’s in it for you?
-28 days holiday (with the option to buy or sell 5 days) plus public holidays
-Flexible working
-Pension matching scheme of up to 10%
-5 paid days leave for charity projects
-MyChoices portal - cycle to work scheme, 100’sof retail discounts, shares and salary sacrifice schemes
-Global parental leave policy for all new parents which includes 16 weeks fully paid leave and upon returning to work, new parents can work part-time hours for 6 months whilst being paid their full-time salary


Vodafone is committed to attracting, developing and retaining the very best people by offering a motivating and inclusive workplace in which talent is truly recognised and rewarded. We are committed to promoting Inclusion for All with the belief that diversity plays an important role in the success of our business. We actively encourage everyone to consider becoming a part of our journey.

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