Job Description

Global Payroll Project Manager – Maidenhead – £65 per hour

Our client, a global pharmaceutical company based in Maidenhead are looking for a Global Payroll Project manager to join their company for 12 months possible longer.  The role is paying £65 per hour.

The role holder would be leading the transition of one payroll to another (approx. 2500 employees).

Project manager would be delivering/supporting 2 types of transition:

  1. Transition directly existing payroll platforms/services, or
  2. migrated with their current platform/services and moved onto the company’s platforms/services at a later fixed point
  • Reporting to the Snr Director, Global Payroll Operations
  • Key relationships: regional payroll team leads, acquisition HR lead, acquisition company payroll/HR contacts, payroll third party vendors
  • Based in/near Maidenhead – 3:2 onsite working ratio (negotiable)
  • Be flexible with hours as some meetings would be taking place on US and Australia times

Knowledge, Skills, and Competencies

  • Strong project management, stakeholder management and communication skills
  • Effective leadership and engagement
  • Experience of multi-country payroll projects/transformations (essential)
  • Experience of M&A (preferred)
  • German speaking (preferred)    
  • High level analytical and problem-solving capability.
  • Strong process management and business process analysis competencies and demonstrated ability to support complex HR/Payroll models.  The role will operate with high level of autonomy, engaging directly with key stakeholders and suppliers at a Regional and Country level
  • BA/BS degree preferred.  CIPP Payroll or similar preferred
  • Prior experience managing payroll for a company with multiple locations and international operations is a pre-requisite

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