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HR Operations & Payroll Advisor

Company : Safran Landing Systems Job field : Human Resources Location : Gloucester , England , United Kingdom Contract type : Permanent Contract duration : Full-time Professional status : Employees / Staff Spoken language(s) : English Fluent

Job Description

Safran Landing Systems is the world leader in aircraft landing and braking systems and is at the forefront of contributing to safer, more sustainable aviation for current and future generations. We design, test, manufacture and assemble landing gear used on commercial aircraft including Airbus and Boeing, and UK military aircraft such as the Eurofighter Typhoon. Gloucester is home to the UK division and has been a leader of cutting edge landing gear technology for over 90 years.

What will I be doing?

As a key member of the HR department delivering effective support to our employees across the full employee lifecycle, this role will manage the front end HR payroll process ensuring payroll meet deadlines so employees are paid accurately and on time, whilst remaining legally compliant. You will liaise with the Payroll Team in Finance to provide all required employee reward details, working closely with the Reward Manager.

Additionally, this role will take ownership of the key HR elements of the site security requirements, Export Control and Borders and Immigration monitoring.

• Provide information to, and liaise with, payroll to ensure staff are paid correctly and on time.
• Provide HR Business Partners with payroll-based information if required to support employee queries or Employee Relations matters.
• Assist the Compensation & Benefit Coordinators where required with day to day queries
• Track the status of all new employees to ensure they join with full pre-employment paperwork that is legally compliant and in line with company policy.
• Maintain the contractor's spreadsheet, ensuring the list and number of contractors is up to date.
• Conduct exit interviews, ensuring leavers are clear on the exit process and analyse exit data to identify any trends to report to the HRBPs.
• Ensure compliance with the site security requirements, including DBS and international criminality checks. Provide guidance to the HR team and maintain the register to monitor DBS renewals.
• Hold the Export Control Coordinator role for HR, review functional processes and procedures which have/or are subject to Export control requirement.
• Support the HR Director to ensure our sponsorship licence is in place.
• As the level 1 SMS user, liaise with HRBPs to review and monitor immigration for employees to ensure employees are compliant with immigration legislation.
• Support Managers with the annual bonus campaign, ensuring all proposals are entered whilst the campaign is open. Prepare the profit share data for employees below Manager level.
• Identify opportunities for policy & improvements to HR activities
• Update HR systems to ensure accurate maintenance of HR systems and records.
• Prepare any reports on employee related data to meet the HR requirements of the C&B Manager or HR Director with the management and development of staff.

Complementary Description

What we will give you?
• 25 days holiday + UK Bank Holidays, plus the option to buy/sell annual leave
• Annual bonus & Share scheme options
• Pension scheme (up to 8% match) and life assurance (4x salary)
• Onsite parking, including EV chargers, subsidised restaurant, bicycle storage and
shower/changing facilities
• Our Benefits Portal offers a number of schemes including: cycle to work, technology & retail
savings, access to healthcare & wellbeing services, discounted gym memberships and more!
• Global and local career progression opportunities and training & development programmes
• STEM engagement with schools, colleges and universities and Charitable activities for all
• Social events throughout the year, and access to Dowty Sports and Social clubs

Why us?
Safran was ranked globally as the world's third best employer in its sector by Forbes magazine
in 2021.
Our employees are at the heart of our success and we work together towards Four People
Fundamentals that underpin life at Safran:
• We believe in and promote diversity and inclusion as key values across our business
• We develop our colleagues skills and build opportunities so you can shape our future
• We create a trustworthy work place to support you, as you dare to act and innovate
• We encourage collaboration and mutual support for you and your colleague

Job Requirements

What do you need from me?

• Previous experience of HR and payroll systems.
• Excellent communication skills to liaise with multiple internal stakeholders.
• Proven project management and time-keeping skills.
• Excellent written and verbal communication alongside strong numeracy skills.
• Strong IT skills, including HRM systems and Microsoft Office Packages.
• Strong attention to detail.
• Excellent organisation skills and ability to manage priorities effectively.
• Able to work independently and use own initiative within specified guidelines or procedures.
• Well-developed interpersonal skills and able to deal confidently and appropriately with stakeholders at all levels.
• Confidential and trustworthy.
• Advanced Excel skills (formulas, pivot tables, charts, macros, & v look-up).

• Experience of operating in an international matrix organisation
• At least CIPD Level 5 (or equivalent experience) or working towards with a commitment to CPD, keeping up to date with current affairs, industry developments and related matters.
• Previous experience in a manufacturing environment (or similar) and working with Trade Unions would be an advantage.
• Experience of being responsible for checking the HR elements of payroll.

• Educated to at least Level 3 (AS/A Level or Level 3 qualification)
Note: ‘Offers of employment will be subject to a relevant level of company security vetting, which may include a criminal record check'

What's my next step?

Please apply by uploading a CV, and if your experience matches what we're looking for, one of our recruitment team will give you a call

Diversity & Inclusion
We want Safran Landing Systems to be a workplace where everyone feels valued, can be themselves and know they can reach their full potential. We embrace and celebrate our differences through various initiatives and support colleagues through a number of staff networks.
We're committed to building a strong, diverse workforce and making Safran Landing Systems an inclusive place to work.

‘Offers of employment will be subject to a relevant level of company security vetting, which
may include a criminal record check'

Specificity of the job

None required, based in Gloucester.

Locate your future workplace

Cheltenham Road East GL2 9QH


England United Kingdom

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