Senior HR Administrator – Payroll

Senior HR Administrator – Payroll

Job Title: Senior HR Administrator – Payroll
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: London
Salary: Up to £30,000 plus excellent benefits
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: 16064 JH
Contact Name: James Hume
Contact Email:
Job Published: November 23, 2018 10:00

Job Description

This is a newly created Senior HR Administrator opportunity with excellent development potential which is due of the HR team which continues to grow as the company evolves.  They are one of the most exciting Life Science companies in the UK leading the way on bringing the latest innovative treatments to the market.  The HR team is expanding so it remains a key component of the business to help fuel their growth by ensuring a pipeline of talent into the company, effective employee relations and employee development plans are in place and successful.  They need to recruit a Senior HR Administrator to provide administrative support with a focus on pay roll and administrative functions with a career path to a more influential HR Officer position in the future.

The Company

The company are headquartered in Central London, where this role will be based and are expanding rapidly based on the demand for their services and the addition of new expertise to improve their capabilities.  You will join a genuinely exciting, forward-thinking and award-winning organisation which works in collaboration with academic and commercial life science partners, bringing innovative therapies to market to tackle a range of medical conditions.  Their aim is to make the UK the most compelling choice for the development of these life changing therapies locally and internationally working closely with government backed funding organisations.

The Role

The purpose of this role is to add additional expertise to the HR Team that is responsible for 3 sites in the London area to provide particular payroll and administrative support to complement the skill sets of the rest of the team.  In the longer term this role has excellent career development potential as the intention is for the successful applicant to be trained up to take on a more senior generalist position working with the L&D Manager.

You will be joining an established team to take the lead on payroll functions ensuring this is correct by working with the finance team to take into consideration all deductions and additions.  In addition to this you will support the HR Manager L&D Specialist with administrative work to learn more about the business by taking ownership of this function.  So that you are exposed to all areas of HR to complement the training you will receive to be promoted to a generalist HR Officer position.


For this opportunity, you will need to have experience of working within HR in an administrative role working as part of a team.  You will need to have demonstrable experience of payroll administration as well as working with staff at all levels.  With the ability to manage a large administrative workload and operate effectively in a corporate environment.  If you have experience of working in a professional environment and with a CIPD qualification then this is advantageous to your application.