Animal Health
Animal Health

Payroll & Benefits Manager



A new opportunity has arisen for an experienced Payroll and Benefits Manager to join this world-leading veterinary wholesale business. The role can be based in any of their three UK offices, in Sheffield or Scotland and will require monthly team meetings at the head office in Scotland.

This role will suit someone with in-depth knowledge of employee benefits schemes and will take responsibility for one direct report.


Work as part of the HR Leadership team across UK and Ireland to plan, direct, and coordinate Payroll, Compensation and Benefits activities across the businesses. The role will be responsible to review, evaluate and improve Comp & Ben for the business on an ongoing basis. The role will ensure alignment of payroll resources to maintain current functions and ensure regulatory and legal compliance.

  • Manage the existing Compensation & Benefits portfolio for the Businesses across UK & Ireland
  • Review, evaluate, design and implement existing and future Comp & Ben portfolios, including:
    • Pensions
    • Medical Insurance
    • Life Assurance
    • Critical Illness Insurance
    • Income Protection
    • Company Car Scheme
    • Voluntary Benefits
    • Employee Assistance Program

Work with benefit suppliers and third party vendors to ensure the business receives a reliable, comparable and competitive service. Regularly conduct supplier reviews to ensure service provided is fit for standards and meets business requirements. Specifically review on an annual basis, as a minimum, the management fees associated with all benefits (including pensions) to ensure they remain commercially competitive and advantageous to the business

About You

  • Solid Payroll, Compensation & Benefits professional
  • Excellent communication and negotiation skills. Strong collaboration, working across variety of skills and experience
  • Friendly, proactive and client focused.
  • Ability to prioritize and function in a fast-paced environment and handle multiple projects
  • Displays self-motivation, attention to detail, commitment, maturity and creativity in dealing with diverse assignments
  • Ability to create, compose and edit written materials
  • Preferable higher Education or equivalent vocational experience.
If you are interested in the above role then please apply or get in touch to discuss further.
Samantha Culling Managed by Samantha Culling
Yorkshire & The Humber
apply Posted - 15.12.2020

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