People Systems Specialist

We drive our own success. 

Proud to deliver high quality products and develop a high-quality career. 


People Systems Specialist

Competitive salary 

Hybrid Working
Bonus scheme 
Private Healthcare 
Highly competitive rewards package including Group Pension 
Excellent career progression prospects across the Bakkavor group 


Why join us? 

We’re constantly evolving, progressing and diversifying. And we want our people to do so too. For everyone to feel empowered, engaged and enabled. To create opportunities to move forward, climb higher and push for more. 


About the role. 


Acts as a “subject matter expert” providing advice and direction in specialist areas within the MyHR System.


Responsible for product development activities that include design, deployment of software configuration into MyHR, testing and user training. 


Maintain a deep understanding of the full suite of products operated within the SuccessFactors space, be aware of emerging technologies and products enhancements available and the potential features and benefits they offer.

Role Accountabilities



Role Accountabilities:


  • Assist with processes relating to system upgrades, patches, ongoing maintenance, or development work of MyHR System including reviewing release notes, formulating, and running system tests, and troubleshooting.
  • Creation of test cases using own in-depth technical analysis of both functional and non-functional specifications to determine and conduct test requirements for product releases, changes, and enhancements.
  • Configuration of MyHR system software to maximise efficiency and exploit existing technology to enhance the delivery of MyHR, automating processes and enabling self-service, where possible.
  • Ensure that MyHR System workbooks are accurately maintained to reflect changes as a result of upgrades, patches, ongoing maintenance, or development work of MyHR System.
  • Ensure that the data structures and content of the MyHR System is aligned with the agreed core data elements, ensuring data integrity and understand the dependency of each data field across the entire SuccessFactors suite and integrated systems.
  • Works with HR stakeholders to manage system configuration changes and enrolment of colleagues into annual MyHR System processes e.g., PDD cycle using PMGM and annual pay review/bonus using COMP & VP.
  • Works with People Systems & Development manager to facilitate input from stakeholders, providing constructive challenge and enabling effective prioritisation of requirements.
  • Promotes transfer of knowledge and awareness of MyHR System developments and enhancements to the Customer Experience team.
  • Design, develop and deliver comprehensive MyHR System training and guidance packages alongside Standard Operating Procedures to ensure that HR and business users comply with documented processes.
  • Develops and maintains knowledge of MyHR System specialism by, for example, reading relevant literature, attending conferences, seminars and webinars meeting and maintaining contact with others involved in SuccessFactors products.


About you. 


  • Proven experience of implementing a cloud-based HR system in at least one of the relevant core modules of the SuccessFactors suite of products (e.g.: RMK/ECM/ONB/EC/COMP/VP/LMS/PMGM)
  • Proven HR system related experience at a Business Analyst level.
  • Proven experience of independently analysing systems and specification documents, writing test scripts and plans and undertaking testing and reporting on the results.
  • Knowledge and understanding of database structure and design, security, solution design and user training and support.
  • Knowledge and understanding in the identification and management of risks, issues, milestones, and dependences and on keeping delivery on track.
  • Knowledge and understanding of HR business processes, data and system governance and GDPR legislation.
  • Ability to work to tight timescales, managing own priorities, and ensuring delivery of quality products on time.
  • Takes a logical and analytical approach to problem solving and pays close attention to detail.
  • Clear and articulate communicator with sound influencing skills.
  • Pragmatic approach to delivery and flexible “can do” attitude.
  • Passion for service delivery.
  • Ability to work under own initiative.



What you’ll receive. 


As an equal opportunity employer, we’re committed to providing a safe and rewarding environment for you to thrive in. This is why we work hard to deliver benefits, rewards and wellbeing offerings that are important to you.  


You’ll enjoy: 



  • Life Assurance (2.5 x salary)
  • Short Term Bonus Scheme
  • 25 days holiday
  • Staff Shop
  • Stakeholder Pension Scheme
  • MyBargains Discount Platform
  • Personal Accident Insurance
  • Free Independent Mortgage Advice
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • A Range of voluntary benefits (holiday purchase scheme, additional life assurance, dental & hospital cash plans)
  • Discounted tutoring for children
  • Access to financial learning tools and affordable loans via your salary
  • Private Medical Insurance
  • Free Carparking – Site dependant


Proud to be Bakkavor 


We’re proud to be the market leader in the UK fresh prepared food industry. We’re proud to supply meals, salads, desserts, pizza and bread to leading grocery retailers including Tesco, M&S, Sainsbury’s and Waitrose. We’re driven by the hard work and passion of our people and are delighted to offer a wide range of careers across our business – come and join our dedicated Bakkavor team! 


Find out more and apply. 






We are the leading provider of fresh prepared food in the UK, and our presence in the US and China positions the Group well in these high-growth markets. We leverage our consumer insight and scale to provide innovative food that offers quality, choice, convenience, and freshness. Around 18,000 colleagues operate from 44 sites across our three markets supplying a portfolio of over 3,000 products across meals, pizza & bread, salads and desserts to leading grocery retailers in the UK and US, and international food brands in China.


Category:  Human Resources

Spalding, GB, PE11 2BB

Date:  6 Jul 2024
Req ID:  20242