HR Payroll Services Officer

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Job Description

In this role you will work closely with Payroll Services Manager to support day-to-day management of third-party payroll provider, undertaking the transactional and administrative tasks, meeting all business, statutory and third-party obligations. Act as an escalation point for payroll enquiries/issues by various internal stakeholders.

You will collaborate with stakeholders in implementing pay revisions, pension interface procedures and provide administrative support for payroll related software integration projects aimed at improving payroll effectiveness.

Please see the attached job descriptions for further details.

Responsibilities

To be successful in this role, you will have experience of handling payroll in a HR/customer service environment and be able to operate the payroll system on a major HR/Payroll software system either integrated or non-integrated systems. You know how payroll and HR Cloud systems are integrated and can describe payroll processes and pay rules in a way staff and various end-users would understand. Being an experienced user of the range of IT tools relevant to the job such as Microsoft is key. You will have experience of tracking and resolving payroll issues in a methodical/systematic way and be competent in analysing information and applying critical thinking to determine suitable solutions. Being self-motivated, you will take responsibility for your own development and can communicate clearly and maintain clear and effective documentation.

Behaviours

We’ll assess you against these behaviours during the selection process:

  • Changing and Improving
  • Managing a Quality Service
  • Delivering at Pace
  • Working Together
  • Communicating and Influencing

Technical skills

We’ll assess you against these technical skills during the selection process:

Please tell us about your experience of handling payroll in a HR/customer service environment

Benefits

https://www.gov.uk/government/organisations/land-registry/about/recruitment#what-hm-land-registry-can-offer-you

Things you need to know

Security

Successful candidates must pass a disclosure and barring security check.
People working with government assets must complete basic personnel security standard checks.

Selection process details

This vacancy is using Success Profiles, and will assess your Behaviours, Strengths, Ability, Experience and Technical skills.
To apply you will need to complete the short application form and take the online Civil Service numerical & Verbal Test. Ideally you should take the tests by midday on 26th July 2021 to allow for the next stage of the application process.

Please complete the CV to include your work history and qualifications.

Please complete the technical question (in no more than 250 words) as requested:

Please tell us about your experience of handling payroll in a HR/customer service environment

The personal statement section (in no more than 1000 words) should demonstrate evidence of the below essential experience criteria within the job description:

  1. Experience of operating the payroll system on a major HR/Payroll software system either integrated or non-integrated systems
  2. Experience of tracking and resolving payroll issues in a methodical/systematic way
  3. Competent in analysing information and applying critical thinking to determine suitable solutions
  4. Competent experienced user of the range of IT tools relevant to the job such as Microsoft

In the event of high volume of applications, we may sift on the technical question, Please tell us about your experience of handling payroll in a HR/customer service environment.

If you are successful at the sift stage you will be invited to complete an excel test and attend a blended interview, which will be carried out via a video link. Interviews will be held the week commencing the 9th August 2021.

The blended interview will test the experiences and Behaviours listed in the attached job description as well as the Strengths associated with the role. We want to hear your first, unrehearsed, natural response to strength questions, and so we don’t advertise which strengths are being tested.

The best way to prepare for strengths questions is to reflect on what you identify as your own personal strengths, and your preferred ways of working.
https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/success-profiles

Candidates may refer to notes within their video interview but they should be used as a prompt only.

Please review your application form before clicking ‘submit’ – once you have submitted, you will not be able to amend your application.

Ensure your application form is received by the closing date for receipt of applications – this is 11:55pm on the advertised date.

HMLR is accredited to the Disability Confidence Scheme, which denotes organisations which have a positive attitude towards disabled people. Disabled applicants who meet the minimum essential criteria at the shortlisting stage are guaranteed an invitation to interview.

If any candidate requires the panel to consider a reasonable adjustment or there is anything else they would like the panel to take into consideration they are asked to notify us of this at application stage where possible or during the process as soon as it becomes a requirement.

Working for the Civil Service

The Civil Service Code sets out the standards of behaviour expected of civil servants.

We recruit by merit on the basis of fair and open competition, as outlined in the Civil Service Commission’s recruitment principles.
The Civil Service embraces diversity and promotes equal opportunities. As such, we run a Disability Confident Scheme (DCS) for candidates with disabilities who meet the minimum selection criteria.

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Contact point for applicants

Job contact :
Name : Vil Vijayan
Email : Vil.Vijayan@landregistry.gov.uk

Recruitment team :
Email : hrresourcingteam2@landregistry.gov.uk

Online test instructions

You should take the numerical and verbal test by midday on 26th July 2021 to allow for the next stage of the application process:

Further information

If you feel your application has not been treated in accordance to the Recruitment Principles and you wish to make a complaint, please email hrresourcingteam2@landregistry.gov.uk in the first instance. If you are not satisfied with the response you receive from HM Land Registry then you may take your complaint to the Civil Service Commission: http://civilservicecommission.independent.gov.uk/making-complaint/

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