We are recruiting two experienced, positive, and professional Payroll Team Leaders to join us at Brighton & Hove City Council, one to manage the corporate team and the other to manage the schools team. The teams are responsible for providing a customer focused payroll and pensions service to BHCC employees.
The posts are for a fixed term period of 6 months to support the teams transition to the newly created Welfare Revenues & Business Support service.
For an informal discussion, please contact Annette Miles - Payroll & Pensions manager on 07753 282063
This role is available as a secondment to internal applicants in line with our secondment policy.
Interview date: w/c 30 May 2022
About the role
Role specific responsibilities – Payroll Team Leader x 2
You will manage, motivate, and develop a team of Payroll Officers ensuring the delivery of an effective and efficient transactional payroll service.
Part of the role requires you to manage, interpret, and advise on government legislation and Council policy in relation to complex pay and benefits, pensions, and employment queries.
You will contribute to the development and implementation of improvements in IT, workflow, and transactional payroll processes.
As well as excellent management skills, you need excellent communication skills to build good working relationships with customers to ensure customer expectations are being met.
We care about our staff, providing a programme of management and peer-led support. As a Council employee, you will have access to a wide range of welfare and wellbeing resources, including membership of self-managing staff forums and networks such as the BME Workers Forum and the Disabled Workers and Carers Network.
Your starting salary will be pro rata if the above position is less than 37 hours or term-time only.
Work Permits: This role does not meet the requirement for UK Visas and Immigration (UKVI) Points-based Immigration System. Successful candidates will need to evidence that they have the Right to Work in the UK.
Part office / part home – hybrid - We are a workplace that supports flexibility and employee wellbeing in the way we work whilst providing the best service for our customers. Team and service working arrangements are designed to support both employee work life balance and team collaboration. These would be part of your individual working arrangements alongside any personal preference agreed with your manager in advance of joining.
For more information about our values and the benefits of working at the council, visit Why work for us (brighton-hove.gov.uk)
Encouraging a diverse workforce
Our city is known and loved for its diversity. Not only is the mixture of people, culture and skills vital to the economic and social development of the city, it's what makes Brighton & Hove such a great place to live, work and visit. We are committed to developing and retaining a workforce that is representative of the diverse communities we serve so we welcome applications from individuals from all backgrounds. In order to achieve our aims of proportionate representation, we particularly encourage applicants from a BME or White Other background as well as those who identify as disabled, male or trans.
Find out more about our commitment to being a fair and inclusive place to work where everyone can achieve their potential by reading about our fair and inclusive actions, our anti-racism strategy and the work we are doing to encourage a diverse workforce (brighton-hove.gov.uk).