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REQ ID: 36484
JOB TITLE: Payroll Team Leader
SALARY: £32,500 - £40,000
LOCATION: Birmingham


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.






As the Payroll Team Leader you’ll be supervising a large team within the Jaguar Land Rover Payroll department, based in Solihull. You’ll be working as part of a large team processing Payroll efficiently and accurately for circa of 35,000 UK employees on a weekly and monthly basis.


You’ll have ownership of compliance of UK legislation and internal company policies, along with internal and external audit controls. You’ll be working with multiple stakeholders so building and developing excellent working relationships is key in this role, where you’ll also deliver an excellent customer service.


Your key responsibilities as the Payroll Team Leader are ensuring completion of all weekly and monthly payroll processing and BACS submission, completion of time capture, deliver accurate and compliant payroll processing for a variety of complex terms, conditions and shift patterns, and supervising the team to support the Head of Payroll, developing a high performing team with the ability to offer support and advice to the team on all aspects of payroll.


You’ll also be working with the Payroll Management team to deliver projects, process improvements and company objectives. You’ll work proactively in identifying changes to payroll and managing implications and impact of any change.




Working in the Payroll department as the Payroll Team Leader it is essential that you have knowledge and experience of managing and developing large teams, and working on large multi-site payroll processes. You’ll also need to have experience of working on large payroll projects.


Ideally you’ll have a sound knowledge of SAP and Resource Link, with a strong background in Excel. As you will be working with the wider Payroll team, you’ll need to be a team player and can work well under pressure adhering to strict deadlines.


You’ll be:


  • Confident, with strong presentation skills
  • Innovative in problem solving
  • Maintain strong stakeholder management skills


Jaguar Land Rover considers that this role does not meet the criteria to be considered within the Home Office Shortage Occupation list.  Therefore, Jaguar Land Rover will not support an application for visa sponsorship and all applicants for this role must have an unrestricted right to work for an indefinite period in the UK.




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.


Jaguar Land Rover is committed to equal opportunity for all.







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