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HR Systems Manager - Remote

SLR Consulting
Closing date
28 Apr 2024

Job Details

We are a leading global provider of environmental and advisory solutions, and we are currently searching for an HR Systems Manager to join our Global IT Business Systems Team. This role offers a compelling opportunity within an innovative international consultancy.

As the HR Systems Manager, your primary focus will be on the HR System (Sage HR), but you will also have involvement in BI (Business Intelligence), reporting, and related areas. You will be part of a wider Application Support team, responsible for the management of critical business applications, which encompass Finance (Deltek VantagePoint), Learning & Development, and health and safety systems. Leveraging your technical expertise and a customer-centric approach, you will help deliver high quality support, elevating the user experience and optimizing system functionalities.

Collaborating with diverse departments, you will lead initiatives to enhance these systems, ensuring their stability, efficiency, and compliance with regulatory standards.
About us

SLR are global leaders in environmental and advisory solutions helping our clients achieve their sustainability goals. We are a consultancy with over 3,000 staff across 6 regions, including over 1,000 in Europe. Our ‘one team’ culture is at the heart of our business; providing a collaborative and supportive environment for professional development.

Along with competitive salaries, our staff enjoy a comprehensive benefits package with a company pension plus excellent healthcare offering, travel and life insurance, critical illness cover and a structured career framework with regular reviews offering outstanding opportunities for progression. Alongside 25 day’s annual leave, SLR offer flexible, agile and hybrid working which enables staff to tailor hours worked around core hours, and our family friendly policies help balance the needs of professional and family life. 

The role

Within a matrix-managed environment, you will have global responsibilities within a small team responsible for all aspects of Application Support for our critical business systems:

•    Partner with Service Delivery and Business Systems teams to champion a programme of enhancement and standardisation for our critical global business applications, with specialist focus on our Sage HR platform.
•    Harness your technical abilities and in-depth business process understanding to emerge as a Subject Matter Expert (SME) in SAGE HR and our Learning & Development platforms.
•    Utilise technical expertise in SQL databases, relational database reporting, and workflow to help optimise data and processes.
•    Identify opportunities for process improvement and enhanced utilisation of business systems, driving efficiency gains.
•    Establish and maintain clear service levels, consistently achieving set targets.
•    Define and monitor compliance standards, drive operational efficiencies, and foster innovation within the application support domain.
•    Provide regular project reporting to stakeholders and IT management, ensuring smooth project delivery and clear communications to business teams.
•    Organise regular training sessions, enhancing team knowledge of current and upcoming tech trends.
•    Engage in group workshops and brainstorming sessions, emphasising collaborative problem-solving.

About you 

We're looking for professionals with strong data management technical skills, dedication to outstanding customer service, and extensive experience supporting HR teams using a global HRIS. In this position, you'll ensure the stability and efficiency of our critical systems globally, managing and providing technical support and aiding users to optimise the use of systems.

Essential qualifications and experiences we are looking for include:

•    Extensive expertise overseeing end-user Application Support for critical business systems, specifically HR.
•    Proven experience thriving in fast-paced, dynamic environments, with a consistent record of delivering results. 
•    Mastery of data analysis using tools like Excel and an intermediate skill set in Microsoft SQL.

Diversity, Equity and Inclusion 

We are committed to being an equal opportunities employer, and our expectations go beyond purely complying with legislation. Through our Regional DE&I Committees, Global Council and Employee Networks, we foster an inclusive environment where all individuals regardless of their background can thrive.   

Should you require any special adjustments throughout the recruitment process with us, please let us know. As a Disability Confident Committed employer, we seek to ensure all applicants have equitable support when applying to SLR.

For more information on our commitment to DE&I, and the great work we are doing, please click here: and scroll to the bottom of the page.  


Organisations across the world today are facing unprecedented pressure to take an active part in creating a more sustainable and just future.

SLR exists to support clients on this journey. Our strategic, engineering and technical teams take the pain out of navigating the ever-shifting context of sustainable business and support you in Making Sustainability Happen.

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