SuccessFactors Consultant (Compensation Management and Succession & Development Planning) (US Citizen or Permanent Resident required)

Human Resources | SuccessFactors Carson City, Nevada


SuccessFactors Consultant (Compensation Management and Succession & Development Planning) 

SAP Skills

  • 8+ years of experience in two or more SAP modules or submodules.
  • At least three full life-cycle implementation projects (from Blueprint/Explore through Go-Live).
  • Understanding of SAP Activate Methodology.
  • Typically acts as a lead in workstream activities on a project, maybe part of the Project Management Office of a project.
  • Understanding of integration between modules.
  • Leads detailed module-specific configuration and master data development.
  • Ability to use Service Marketplace to create tickets, research notes, review release notes and solution roadmaps as well as provide guidance to customers on release strategy.
  • Understands complete Module/Application specific SAP functionality
  • Understands how to utilize SAP’s Functionality/Integration to meet business requirements
  • Effectively plans configuration and master data development
  • Understands effort/resources required to customize SAP to meet customer requirements
  • Ensures SAP is meeting project objectives/vision

Business Skills

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills, the ability to clearly and concisely communicate with others.
  • Experience with Microsoft Office suite including Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Visio.
  • Understanding of business processes for focus area or multiple modules.
  • Ability to do research and perform detailed tasks.
  • Strong analytical skills.
  • Understands business functionality related to SAP module/application as well as can identify and understand touchpoints between modules.
  • Understands how to solve detailed SAP problems.
  • Understands and can explain best business practices, especially those that SAP enables.
  • Understands detailed business functionality related directly and indirectly to SAP project
  • Has knowledge and experience in client’s industry
  • Can solve/can contact the resource to solve detailed SAP problems
  • Can apply best business practices, especially those that SAP enables to meet client needs

Consulting Skills

  • Aptitude for working in a team environment; problem-solving skills, creative thinking, communicating clearly and empathetically, strong time management, and ability to collaborate with all levels of staff.
  • Ability to explain ideas and concepts to other project team members and to client personnel.
  • Has a solid foundation for consulting “soft” skills necessary on client engagements, may act as a coach for others related to these soft skills.
  • Ability to interpret requirements and apply SAP best practices.
  • Ability to identify upsell opportunities and assists in the management of scope.
  • Creates professional relationships with client
  • Develop new professional peer relationships for additional business or possible new consultants
  • Helps develop overall marketing messages
  • Communicates project resource requirements to staffing coordinator/clients
  • Ensures quality implementation (works with QA program)
  • May participate in Pre-Sales as part of the client pursuit team

 Supervision Skills

  • Self-starter with the ability to manage their own time and task in order to meet project milestones.
  • Manages team task lists in order to meet project milestones
  • Monitors team status and reports variances

 Leadership Skills

  • Seeks ways to increase the project team effectiveness
  • May act as a mentor to Consultants and Sr. Consultants
  • Works well as a leader of the entire team (motivates team)
  • Seeks ways to increase the project team effectiveness

Personnel Development

  • Development of consultants to meet your project’s requirements
  • Development of consultants for the long term
  • Give effective feedback (Immediate and Evaluations)

 General Skills/Tasks

  • May lead and focus project team efforts in developing solutions for client situations
  • Evaluates and designs application and/or technical architectures
  • Leads team effort in developing solutions for projects
  • Completes assignments within budget, meets project deadlines, makes and keeps sensible commitments to client and team
  • Meets billing efficiency targets, complies with all administrative responsibilities in a timely and effective manner
  • Keeps project management apprised of project direction and client concerns
  • Understands client’s business and technical environments
  • Regularly prepares status reports
  • Effectively manage a single engagement on a detailed level
  • Define project scope
  • Direct team efforts in developing solutions for mission-critical client needs
  • Manage the team responsible for the daily activities of assigned projects
  • Ensure project quality, satisfaction, and profitability
  • Perform personnel performance evaluations
  • Provide personnel performance, development, and education plans
  • Refer to the Performance Plan and Job Description documents for additional responsibilities of this position


  • Accountable for the successful implementation of SAP SuccessFactors Solution with integration to SAP Public Sector Finance modules following SF Launch or Activate Methodology standards.
  • Serves as a solution architect and subject matter expert in the area of SuccessFactors Compensation Management and Succession & Development Planning
  • Leads workshops with customers to demonstrate and explain module functionality and best practice processes.
  • Assists customers improve business processes and document changes required to configuration settings to implement redesigned business processes.
  • Reviews to-be design documentation for quality.
  • Reviews SAP configuration settings as required.
  • Ensures comprehensive Unit tests of standard screens and applications.
  • Reviews specifications for technical development (e.g. integrations).
  • Coordinates with technical developers to review specifications with customers, explain the design and obtain approval of specifications. 
  • Assists developers by responding to questions and clarifications.
  • Assists customers develop test cases, test scripts and test plans.
  • Assists customers perform integration and acceptance testing.
  • Coordinates resolution of defects and issues identified by the customer in integration testing.
  • Assists training developers by providing conceptual content, exercise content, and demonstration content. Reviews training materials for correct representation of SAP functionality.
  • Coordinates execution of data conversions and provides data validation assistance to customers.
  • Assists customers to anticipate, identify and resolve post-go-live issues.
  • Coordinates update of all design, configuration, and specification documentation and attends a documentation walk-through with the customer.
  • Provides knowledge transfer to the customer throughout the project.
  • Responsible for the management of scope. 
  • Identifies and logs issues and risks.
  • Establish clear expectations regarding status reporting, team communication, and deliverable management. 
  • Manages and provides oversight of team tasks. 
  • Reports to Project Manager  

Qualifications and Experience


A Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent is required. The required knowledge and skills for the role are:

  • 8-10 years of industry and/or consulting experience with SAP HCM and SuccessFactors.
  • At least 3 years of experience in full-cycle implementations of SuccessFactors with certification in Compensation Management and Succession & Development Planning 
  • Experience with SF Launch or Activate implementation methodology
  • S/4HANA experience is a plus.

Aptitude for consulting:

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to listen, respond and build trust
  • Ability to implement practical business solutions under strict deadlines.
  • Ability and desire to work with people as part of a high-performance team

-          Additional Key Skills:

  • Excellent planning and time management skills
  • Customer service focus and attitude
  • Ability to manage a team and strong collaboration skills


LSI Consulting offers a highly competitive salary and bonus structure, along with profit sharing and top-notch medical and dental coverage.