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Senior Advisor - Data & Systems Job

Date: 28-Jul-2022

Location: London, UK

Company: Tullow Oil

Residential Position

Employment Type:Fixed Term Employee

Tullow Oil is looking to appoint a Senior Advisor – Data and Systems on a fixed term contract basis for a duration of 6-9 months. The position will be based from Tullow’s headquarters in Chiswick, London.

The Senior Advisor will be the first point of contact for all systems and reporting related queries. The individual will manage and maintain HR systems, interfaces, self-service, and reporting tools to ensure they meet the current and future needs of the business. You will also provide high quality HR management information and reporting for the business.

As this role will be interfacing with the business and 3rd parties, we are looking for an excellent communicator who takes an active approach to driving efficiencies and process improvements.

This is an excellent opportunity for a HR Systems professional to join a forward thinking and proactive HR team.


The Successful Candidate Will Be Responsible For

  • Be a super user for all HR system & reporting tools and understand how they interact with the core business & HR processes.
  • Act as a first point of contact for all systems and reporting queries.
  • To manage the systems interfaces / reporting feeds that support other systems around the business to ensure that the data is accurately used, maintained and in compliance with HR data protection rules.
  • Project manage (small & medium projects or work streams of larger projects) the implementation of the changes into the business this includes ensuring the following happens – process and documentation updated, training and communications takes place, successful data migration and testing programmes.
  • Creating functional and technical requirements documents working with IS and external parties.
  • Developing test plans/scripts and ensuring that UAT & regression testing takes place.
  • To work with the business & HR to understand their reporting & management information requirements.
  • To develop both reporting and system solutions that meet the current and future needs of the business and drive a more efficient & effective HR operating model.
  • Managing the regular systems upgrades and releases into the business and managing any associated changes.
  • Manage the data integrity in the system.
  • Ensure that downstream systems are aligned with HR data.
  • Ensure HR data is used correctly in the company budgeting process.



  • Detailed knowledge of of HR & reporting systems.
  • Experience with the following systems –Success Factors, Fieldglass, PowerBI, Cognos, Cascade, S4.
  • Knowledge of the following areas within SuccessFactors – Core HR, Objectives & Performance, Development, Talent Management, Succession, Recruitment, Time, Compensation.
  • Knowledge of Interfaces – CPI and Integration center with ability to troubleshoot issues from a functional perspective.
  • Excellent problem solving and analytical skills but with the ability to look at the bigger picture.
  • High level of detail and accuracy with good administrative skills.
  • Understands of the core HR & Business processes.
  • Strong customer service orientation.
  • Excellent IT skills with MS Office. Advanced level of Excel.
  • Proven ability to manipulate data/compare data and manage data uploads into the system.
  • Proven ability to create functional / technical specifications with the appropriate testing plans.
  • Experience of producing user-friendly reports and management information for customers.
  • Good communication skills with the confidence to communicate effectively.
  • Able to work to deadlines and prioritise workload.



It would be advantageous, but not essential to have the following qualifications:

  • Degree qualification
  • Project management qualifications
  • Looking to start or started CIPD CPP qualifications


In Tullow, all individuals are treated fairly and respectfully, and everyone has equal access to opportunities and resources to enable them to contribute to Tullow’s overall success.

To Achieve This, We Offer Our Employees

Regular working from home at least 2 working days per week in the office.

Ability to manage working hours to balance work/life commitments.

A performance-driven culture that generates results.
A commitment to your personal and professional development.
A chance to make a difference to our business, working in or leading teams of talented, committed people.
A culture that appreciates inclusion & diversity and provides equal opportunities.
Recognition and reward for your performance.

Our philosophy is to bring people into Tullow with whom we can build a strong, mutually beneficial and long-lasting relationship. Working for Tullow will increase your knowledge, broaden your horizons and extend your professional network. We offer a competitive reward package of base salary, incentives and benefits which is designed to attract, retain and motivate the best talent in our industry.


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