Payroll Team Leader Full Time

  • University of Southampton

Payroll Team Leader

Full Time


£25,217 to £30,046

The University of Southampton is one of the UK’s leading research Universities and among the top 75 Universities in the world.  The University is a place of transformation; our ambition is to change the world for the better through education and research, innovation and enterprise.

The University is seeking to appoint a full-time Payroll Team Leader to join our Payroll and Pensions section based on our Highfield campus. Main duties of the role include:

  • Lead the Payroll team with the day-to-day duties to ensure an accurate and timely provision of a responsive, professional and customer focused payroll service to the University of Southampton.
  • Demonstrate strong working knowledge of UK payroll legislation to provide payroll advice and support to the University, its workers and pensioners.
  •  Provide positive leadership of the payroll team staff including monitoring performance, one-to-one meetings, and annual appraisals.
  • Supporting the Manager of Payroll with month end and annual payroll duties.

Ideal candidates will have experience of leading a payroll team, processing a high volume monthly payroll and working within a large organisation.

As well as a generous benefits package, the University also offers staff discounted access to on campus sports, arts and culture facilities, and a wide range of discounts from national and international shops and services.

Application Procedure

You should submit your completed online application form at The application deadline will be midnight on the closing date stated above. If you need any assistance, please call Annabelle Trimm (Recruitment Team) on +44 (0) 23 8059 4043. Please quote reference 1284420RR on all correspondence.

Further details:

We aim to be an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all sections of the community. Please note that applications from agencies will not be accepted unless indicated in the job advert.

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