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Payroll & Pensions Administrator


Location:  Ormskirk
Salary:  £21,414 to £23,334 per annum
Post Type:  Full Time
Closing Date:  Sunday 24 November 2019
Interview Date:  Thursday 05 December 2019
Reference:  EHA0097-1119

Make a difference, every day, to the lives of our students.

About You

We are looking for an individual who is solution-focused with the ability to significantly contribute to provide the best payroll service for our customers. Using your initiative, you will respond positively to new situations and demonstrate a resilient mind set in a changing environment.

Able to work flexibly and reliably to meet the needs of the service, you will have excellent Payroll, Pensions, IT and data entry skills along with the ability to pay attention to detail and prioritise your workload effectively whilst maintaining a high standard. With excellent interpersonal and communications skills you will have the ability to build highly effective working relationships and be able to demonstrate an understanding of the business. A willingness to contribute towards continual development and enhancements are essential.

About the Role

You will work as part of the Payroll and Pension Team which provides a high quality, accurate and timely payroll function in accordance with all statutory, legislative and contractual obligations. The payroll service is set within the busy Finance Office, which provides full financial services to the University. This role provides an excellent opportunity for a motivated individual to join a professional and friendly team.


We want you to feel happy when you come to work and proud when you go home.

From the moment you join us you have the opportunity to enhance your skills. We offer a range of specialist development sessions or courses and an award-winning staff health & wellbeing programme (HR Excellence Awards 2017). This means as well as opportunities to attend interactive sessions like ‘Presenting with Impact’ or ‘Preparing for Your Future’ you are able to have a lunchtime stroll across our beautiful campus, benefit from discounted membership to our state of the art sport and leisure facilities and so much more. 

This is just a taste of what we are able to offer you at Edge Hill University.

About Us

Edge Hill University is “A great success story… an institution that improves and impresses year after year” – Times Higher Education. 

The University has been ranked Best University Workplace (Times Higher Education 2015), judged Best UK Employer (European Business Awards 2016) and highly commended in Times Higher Education Leadership and Management Awards 2017 for Workplace of the Year.

The Times Higher ‘University of the Year’ award celebrated our distinct role in “transforming lives” – reflecting a distinctive philosophy of creating opportunity from excellence.

Based on an award-winning campus in West Lancashire, Edge Hill University offers a stimulating and empowering environment for ambitious and high performing professionals.

For informal enquiries about this vacancy you may wish to contact: Sian Maxwell, Payroll Manager at or Alex Lester, Pensions Manager at .

At Edge Hill University we value the benefits a rich and diverse workforce brings to our community and therefore welcome applications from all sections of society.

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