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SAP SuccessFactors Payroll Localization Specialist (Japan)



Requisition ID: 283215
Work Area: Software-Design and Development
Expected Travel: 0 - 10%
Career Status: Professional
Employment Type: Regular Full Time



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SAP Globalization Product Management (GPM) グループは、企業戦略全体との整合性を保ちながら、SAP 製品オファリングのグローバル化を積極的に管理します。それにより、SAP のお客様は、地域/国固有のニーズに応じてグローバルソリューションを実行できるようになります。

SAP は現在、日本の給与計算に重点を置き、オンプレミスソリューションと SuccessFactors ソリューションの両方を含む完全な SAP HCM ポートフォリオ全体にわたって、法的要件のロールインと新しいローカリゼーションのロールアウトを推進するプロフェッショナルを探しています。



  • 国際的なチームで仕事をします
  • 日本の給与計算ソリューションのローカライズにおける製品管理のサポート
  • 製品コンプライアンスを確保するための要件のロールイン
  • 法律の解釈および給与計算ソリューションの設計における開発チームのサポート
  • ローカルユーザーグループ(HR分科会)をサポートし、顧客向けのイベント/会議への参加、製品ローカライズに関するプレゼンテーションの提供
  • お客様や、その他のステークホルダーと強固な関係を築き、SAP SuccessFactors のローカリゼーショントピックに関する信頼できるアドバイザーになること
  • 営業に関するイニシアチブおよび顧客デモのサポートに必要な場合には、製品ローカライズに関する専門知識の提供
  • 新しい要件のテスト中に開発チームをサポートし、お客様への成果物の品質を確保
  • 必要に応じたカスタマーメッセージの処理、および問題解決のための専門的知識の提供
  • ローカリゼーションソリューションのロールアウト(顧客ニュースレター、ブログ、ウェビナー)のサポート



  • 日本向け HCM/給与計算ソフトウェアの導入コンサルタント、ソフトウェア開発者、またはプロダクトマネージャーとしての 4 年を超える経験
  • 日本の HR/給与計算関連法規に関する豊富かつ最新の知識
  • さまざまなタイムゾーンにわたる仮想チームでの業務経験
  • 顧客中心指向
  • イニシアチブを取ることへの熱意と独力で働ける能力
  • 創造的に考え、新しいアイデアと働き方に挑戦する能力
  • チームスピリットと、仮想チームおよびローカルチームと連携する能力
  • 優れたコミュニケーション、プレゼンテーション、ネットワーキングスキル
  • さまざまな利害関係者コミュニティと、そのさまざまな期待を管理する能力
  • 日本語と英語に堪能


SAP’s Globalization Product Management (GPM) group proactively manages the globalization of SAP’s product offerings in consistency with the overall company strategy. We enable SAP’s customers to run a global solution according to their local/country specific needs.

We are currently looking for professionals to drive the roll-in of legal requirements and the roll-out of new localizations across the complete SAP HCM portfolio which includes both On Premise and SuccessFactors solutions, with a focus on Japan payroll.


The Role

  • Work in an international team
  • Support Product Management in the localisation of the Japan payroll solution
  • Roll in requirements to ensure product compliance
  • Interpret legislation and support the development team in the design of the payroll solution
  • Support local User-Groups (Special Interest Groups), participate in customer facing events/conferences and deliver presentations on product localisation
  • Build strong relationships with customer and other stakeholders and become a trusted advisor on SAP SuccessFactors localisation topics
  • Provide local product expertise when required to support sales initiatives and customer demonstrations
  • Support our development groups during testing of new requirements and ensure quality of deliverables to our customers
  • Handle customer messages when required, and provide specialist knowledge to help achieve a successful resolution
  • Support the roll-out of localization solutions i.e. customer newsletter, blogs, webinars


Role requirements

  • More than 8 years of work experience with HCM/payroll software for Japan, as an implementation consultant, software developer, or product manager
  • Excellent and up-to-date knowledge of Japan HR/payroll legislation
  • Experience of working in a virtual team across different time zones
  • Customer focused
  • Enthusiasm for taking initiative and ability to work independently
  • Ability to think creatively and champion new ideas and ways of working
  • Team spirit and ability to work with virtual and local teams
  • Excellent communication, presentation, and networking skills
  • Ability to manage different stakeholder communities and their differing expectations
  • Fluent in Japanese and English




Success is what you make it. At SAP, we help you make it your own. A career at SAP can open many doors for you. If you’re searching for a company that’s dedicated to your ideas and individual growth, recognizes you for your unique contributions, fills you with a strong sense of purpose, and provides a fun, flexible and inclusive work environment – apply now.

To harness the power of innovation, SAP invests in the development of its diverse employees. We aspire to leverage the qualities and appreciate the unique competencies that each person brings to the company.

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SAP SuccessFactors Payroll Localization Specialist (Japan)

Facility:  283215
Posted Date:  Nov 19, 2021
Work Area:  Software-Design and Development
Career Status:  Professional
Employment Type:  Regular Full Time
Expected Travel:  0 - 10%

Tokyo, Tokyo, JP, 100-0004

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