Payroll & Pensions Manager Full Time

  • De Montfort University

Be Part of Our Growing Success

Payroll & Pensions Manager

People & Organisational Development

Grade G: £ 38,460 – £ 48,677

Permanent , Full-time

Reference: D-60473363-08

September 2018 marked the beginning of another exciting academic year for DMU, already awarded TEF Gold Status, we have been named University of the Year for Social Inclusion in the University League Table, and have had the highest ever number of students starting their academic journey with us. There is a lot to be proud of.

Faculty / Directorate

In order to support DMU on its ambitious journey, the People and Organisational Development Directorate have some exciting new opportunities in the HR team.

Recently restructured to meet the requirements of our ambitious agenda, we have opportunities at team leader and senior advisory level. Candidates must be suitably qualified, have an infinite desire for service improvement and exemplary customer service skills, be able to balance the need for robust HR/Payroll advice with pragmatic business focussed solutions and be able to work with key stakeholders. Knowledge of HE is desirable but a pride in delivering high quality services is essential to meet the needs of our ambitious and growing university.

In return for joining our ambitious team, you will have access to a generous benefits package, including up to 35 days holiday (including bank holidays), Local Government Pension Scheme, voluntary benefit and cycle to work schemes and discounted membership for our on-site award winning gym.


Full time, 37 Hours per week (Monday to Friday). Flexible working options are available.

Supported by two strong Deputy Payroll and Pension Managers, you will be joining an established team, providing a payroll service to approximately 3,500 employees as well as an external contract for approx. 600 employees.

Ideal Candidate

You will be responsible for the smooth transaction of the payroll and pension service, ensuring high standards, compliance and governance, but will also play a key leading role in improving processes and maximising the efficiencies of our new SAP payroll function.

Pensions experience within a local government or university experience will be an advantage. A good people leader, you must have experience of managing a busy technical service in a high performance culture and of achieving measurable outcomes.

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Closing Date: 21 February 2019

De Montfort University is committed to providing a working and learning environment that enriches lives, supports individuals to reach their full potential, and where everyone is treated with dignity and respect. As an educator and shaper of society, the university aims to role model positive behaviours both within the university and to reflect the diversity of the wider community. As such we welcome applications from all potential candidates.

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