BAE Systems

Payroll Team Manager

BAE Systems
Lancashire, Preston
22 Sep 2021
06 Oct 2021
Lauren Duff
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Contract type
Full time
Experience level
Part qualified

Payroll Team Manager

Would you like the opportunity to shape how the Payroll operations runs? We currently have a vacancy for a Payroll Team Manager at our site in Preston.

As a Payroll Team Manager, you will be leading, motivating and inspiring a team of Payroll Professionals who manage several high volume and high value monthly Payrolls across BAE Systems. This role requires a customer focused approached to service delivery and encompasses performance improvement, process improvement and involvement in the delivery of Payroll related business projects.

This role will provide you with the opportunity to be a key player in developing and leading the Payroll Team.

Your main responsibilities as a Payroll Team Manager will involve:

Responsibility for leading the Payroll Administrators/professionals team and full people management responsibility for them including coaching, developing and motivating the team

Responsibility for managing key relationships with internal & external stakeholders

Managing the team SLA's and KPI's to ensure that all Payrolls are delivered accurately and on time. Maintain and monitor daily/weekly quality statistics for review and recommendations

Responsibility for the cascade of business objectives and maintaining the teams understanding of vision/mission and purpose of the department and achievement of objectives in the required timescales

Responsibility for undertaking regular on-going performance reviews (1:1's), identifying opportunities for continuous improvement, and individual development

Responsibility for providing and maintaining regular data/statistics/reports on team to understand team productivity and individual's performance

Acting as lead on all payroll incident management issues, manage perception and complaints including root cause analysis and preventative measures to ensure a positive outcome and minimize future payroll incidents

Representing Payroll or HR Services in internal and external meetings, events or forums

Your skills and qualifications:

CIPP or equivalent (or willing to work towards)

Extensive Payroll Experience ideally in a Shared Service environment

People Management/Leadership Skills (Coaching/Mentoring)

In depth payroll legislation knowledge, including appreciation for future changes and impact on payroll function

Experience of data interrogation in order to analyse, troubleshoot and problem solve

IT Literate (Word, Excel, Outlook)

Resource Link system knowledge would be desirable

What we're looking for in you:

You should have the ability to deal and resolve difficult and emotive situations without escalation to a senior level. You will need to have strong influencing skills and stakeholder management skills.

You must have excellent oral and written communication skills, including the ability to present ideas, data and results in an easy to understand format.

Location: Preston

Some travel will be required between the Payroll sites based in Preston and Portsmouth

Salary: £Competitive

Benefits: Our employees receive an excellent benefits package which includes a competitive pension scheme, enhanced annual leave allowance and a Company contributed Share Incentive Plan. We also offer a range of additional benefits such as flexible working, an employee assistance programme, Cycle2work and many local and national employee discounts. Some employees may also be eligible for an annual incentive.

BAE Systems

BAE Systems is one of the world's leading global defence, security and aerospace companies. We work at the cutting edge of technology, creating more than 100 new inventions every year for customers in over 100 countries.

Shared Services

If you'd like to make a real difference where it counts, BAE Systems is the place for you.

From keeping soldiers, sailors and pilots safe to helping countries prosper, from developing the next generation of supersonic aircraft to investing in the next generation of super-smart talent - at BAE Systems, we work together to give our customers an essential edge in protecting the things that really matter. Lives, livelihoods, ways of life.

As part of the Shared Services team, you'll be at the heart of this endeavour - working closely with our air, maritime, land and cyber and intelligence businesses to support our customers around the world.

Join us and you'll be encouraged and rewarded to excel in this important work. Apply your talent where it counts.

We recognise that an inclusive and diverse workplace - where all employees feel respected, valued and able to achieve their full potential - is vitally important. Not only does it inspire creativity and collaboration, it's good for business. We celebrate our differences and believe our diverse skills, abilities and perspectives strengthen our culture and our overall performance.

We welcome applications from all suitably qualified people.

Please be aware that many roles working for BAE Systems will be subject to both security and export control restrictions. These restrictions mean that factors including your nationality, any previous nationalities you have held, and/or your place of birth may limit those roles that you can perform for the organisation.

Due to the volume of applications we receive, we sometimes close our vacancies early. It is therefore advisable to apply as early as possible if you would like to be considered for a role with BAE Systems.

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