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HR & Payroll Business partner

  • Location:

    United Kingdom

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  • Contact:

    Simon Hancock

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  • Published:

    17 days ago

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Location ; Cheshire / North Wales area.

Salary  £55-60K + benefits

  • Company performance bonus
  • 25 days holiday rising to 28 days after 6 years’ service
  • Company Sick Pay
  • Excellent Defined contribution pension scheme
  • 13 SWAD days off per year.

We are looking for an experienced HR professional with a specialism in Payroll & Reward  to join a small but highly motivated  HR team.

The role is based near Chester but with 2/3 split homeworking.

The company  is in the nuclear industry and the applicant will need to be able to achieve SC security clearance. There is potential for initial remote working while it is SC clearance is being processed.

Key Accountabilities


  • Process a monthly payroll run in conjunction with the Payroll Provider
  • Process the end of year returns in conjunction with the Payroll Provider
  • Liaise with Payroll Provider to ensure compliance with all statutory obligations arising directly or indirectly out of the provision of the agreed services, particularly in relation to all legislative requirements and organisational policies / procedures
  • Administration of Company Benefits
  • Provision of advice on payroll and benefit matters, responding to all queries in a timely manner
  • Support compensation activities including annual salary review, bonus targets, salary benchmarking and job grading
  • Liaise with Pension Manager on Pension Scheme matters

Human Resources

  • Provide advice and guidance on employee relations issues ensuring these are managed appropriately meeting employment law legislative requirements
  • Provide consistent and effective deployment of HR policies and procedures, ensuring they reflect up to date employment law and best practice
  • Develop a strong working relationship with managers and key stakeholders to deliver successful business outcomes
  • Ensure recruitment activities are managed effectively
  • Support Group HR projects and initiatives
  • Manage and coordinate employee International Assignments
  • Work in partnership with line managers to improve performance and implement change management initiatives.
  • Co-ordinate, monitor and support completion of PMS Reviews & Objective Setting to meet bonus target
  • Ensure the L&D Plan is delivered
  • Manage the Graduate Development Programme

Experience & Qualifications

  • CIPD Level  5-7 (CIPP beneficial)
  • 5 years’ experience working in HR and Payroll within an international business
  • HR strategic and operational experience
  • Experience of overseeing an outsourced payroll function
  • Experience in annual salary reviews and benefits administration
  • Payroll and benefits reporting experience
  • Experience of working in a process driven environment


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