Payroll Operations Supervisor

Job Description

REQ ID: 112089
JOB TITLE: Payroll Operations Supervisor
SALARY: £38,600 - £45,000
LOCATION: Solihull


Beyond Property, Purchasing, HR and IT, more than being part of our Finance or Marketing teams, beyond even Sales and Service, every role in every business area offers unique opportunities to make an impact on the future of mobility and the automotive industry.


What To Expect


This is an excellent opportunity for an individual who has an extensive background in Payroll Management and Operations. The Payroll Operations Supervisor will take responsibility for the supervision of Payroll Operations for the UK monthly and weekly payrolls for circa 30,000 employees, as well as supporting, guiding and developing a large team. Reporting to the Payroll Operations Manager, the Payroll Operations Supervisor will be partly responsible for compliance of UK legislation and Jaguar Land Rover policies.


We are looking for someone with a high degree of influencing skills with an ability to interact within a multi-functional internal & external network.


Key Accountabilities and Responsibilities


  • To support the Payroll Operations Manager and supervise during absence.

  • Deliver accurate and compliant payroll processing for a variety of complex terms, conditions and shift patterns.

  • Supervising and developing a high performing team with the ability to offer support and advice to the team on all aspects of payroll, empowering individuals to excel in their areas of strength and promote development plans.

  • Excellent IT solutions experience, automation RPA/IPA, intermediate excel skills and high analytical skills with the ability to suggest and improve current systems.

  • Delivery of functional responsibilities to strict internal and external deadlines, incorporating service level agreements.

  • Maintain effective and collaborative working relationships with various internal and external departments such as HR, Finance, IT, Legal teams, Trade Unions, HMRC and Pensions.

  • Pro-active in identifying changes to payroll, anticipating and managing implications and impact of any change.


What You Will Need




  • Extensive experience of supervising a large payroll team.

  • Ability to guide, support, develop and motivate a diverse team.

  • Confident with strong presentational and communication skills.

  • High degree of influencing skills with an ability to interact within a multi-functional internal & external network.

  • Strong stakeholder management skills




  • CIPP qualified or similar.​

  • Experience of working with Resource Link and Kronos.​

  • Experience of large volume scale payroll and Zellis payroll systems




Bring all this to the home of premium innovation, and you’ll find the opportunities to further your career with a world-class team, a discounted car purchase and lease scheme for you and your family, membership of a competitive pension plan and performance related bonus scheme. All this and more makes Jaguar Land Rover the perfect place to continue your journey.


This role may offer the opportunity for hybrid working where you can split your time between working from home and in the office. At Jaguar Land Rover, hybrid working is a voluntary, non-contractual arrangement providing employees with more choice and flexibility around how, when and where they work, if suitable for their role. Further details can be discussed with the Hiring Manager at interview stage. 


Please be aware that we may close this vacancy for applications before the stated deadline if we receive a high volume of interest. We strongly advise you to submit your application as early as possible.


Jaguar Land Rover is committed to equal opportunity for all.