Payroll and Pensions Manager - 12 month fixed-term-contract

We are seeking a Payroll and Pensions Manager on a 12-month fixed-term-contract to join the HR Team and to work closely with our Finance colleagues whilst managing our payroll and pensions operations

Closing date: 20 March 2022 (12 pm)

Interview dates: 28 March 2023- In person interviews

Salary: £48,000 - £55,000 per annum, depending on skills and experience, plus benefits

Location: Canary Wharf, London (hybrid working approach)

Hours: 35 hours per week, from 9.00 to 5.00, Monday to Friday

Follow this link for details on how to apply

The role

The Payroll and Pensions Manager will ensure the timely and accurate processing of payroll on a monthly basis and support our employee benefits offering.  We have a brand-new third-party provider which will process our payroll through a fully integrated HR/Payroll system, and you will be responsible for processing the information to the provider, checking its accuracy and managing the relationship with them. 

Our ‘Go-Live’ date for the new system is April 2023 and so this post is an opportunity for an experienced payroll professional with a focus on continuous improvement and customer service to join a small team at an exciting time as we prepare to move offices to new premises in spring 2023.

This role is subject to a basic DBS check as part of our pre-employment checks.

The successful applicant will:

  • Manage our payroll and pensions operations whilst continually reviewing processes and working practices.
  • Possess in-depth and up to date UK payroll and benefits knowledge, as well as a solid understanding of pension scheme administration and vehicle fleet management.
  • Have demonstrable process improvement and customer service skills and experience. 
  • Be familiar with payroll and reporting systems in order to meet HMRC arrangements.
  • Have an unwavering commitment to equality, diversity and inclusion.

Benefits when joining our team

In return for their commitment and enthusiasm, applicants can expect a rewarding and challenging work environment, good work-life balance plus an excellent benefits package that includes:

  • 30 days holiday (plus bank holidays) with the option to buy an additional 5 days.
  • A choice between two pension providers: NHS pension scheme or Standard Life.
  • Flexible working arrangements including reduced hours and home working.
  • Career breaks and sabbaticals.
  • Private medical insurance, life assurance, season ticket loan, bike loan and many more.

Follow this link to see our benefits guide [PDF 233 KB]

About the GPhC

We are a respected regulatory body that regulates pharmacists, pharmacy technicians and pharmacies in Great Britain. It’s our role to make sure people receive safe and effective pharmacy care and have trust in pharmacy.

Our organisation has a long-term vision and a desire for highly skilled and specialist staff. We are committed to providing workforce learning and development opportunities.

Following the Covid-19 pandemic, we have adopted a hybrid working approach, which combines office and home working. Staff are predominantly home-based and office attendance depends on the nature of the role and the requirements of the team.

We are proud of our diverse and inclusive culture and are committed to holding ourselves to the same standards we expect of others.

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Applying for this role

If you feel you have the required experience and skills and would like to join us, please send your CV and covering letter explaining how you meet each of the criteria for the role, and where you found out about this vacancy to:

In your email subject, please include your name and the role you wish to be considered for. Please note that applications without a covering letter will not be considered.

Please consult the knowledge and skills section of the role description document below to help you prepare your application:

Payroll and Pensions Manager - role description [PDF 180 KB]

We welcome applications from all sections of the community

We are committed to promoting equality, valuing diversity and being inclusive in all our work as a health professions regulator.

As part of your application for this role, please complete our equal opportunities and diversity monitoring formThis form is optional and you don't have to complete it; however it provides us with useful information for monitoring and reporting purposes and is strictly confidential. The information you provide on this form will not form part of any selection process and will not be shared with the selection panel. 

Closing date: 20 March 2023 (12 pm)

Interview dates: 28 March 2023- In person interviews

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