Interim Head of People Admin Services




Interim Head of People Admin Services
HR Operations
Contract Role

The Head of People Admin Services sits as an integral part of the HR Operations Leadership team. The People Admin Services team provides all pay and people related administration for 22,000 employees across the UK and Ireland. This includes specialist administration services to Reward, People Development, Fleet and global mobility and pay administration. The Head of People Admin Services will lead a team of Managers and administrators to deliver a high quality and efficient admin service for all pay and people related administration.

The ideal candidate will carry out:

  • Effectively lead, manage, engage, develop and motivate your team to provide a first-class service
  • Manage overall workload and resources to deliver against SLA’s and Quality measures.
  • Ensure compliance in all processes, ensuring CRSA controls are effective and being adhered to
  • Ensure the delivery of a joined up, seamless service, with minimal hand-off for our customers across all the HR Operations teams including Payroll, Recruitment Services and the Advice teams
  • Using your knowledge of our systems and processes, develop and deliver a continuous improvement plan to ensure ongoing efficiency and delivery of service levels, leveraging technology and automation wherever it makes sense.
  • Define, roll out and track progress against the strategic goals and objectives for the People Admin service function
  • Ensure that resources are effectively planned and managed to achieve optimum productivity and delivery of Service Level Agreements.
  • Continually develop the managers and administrators to ensure they have the right knowledge, skills and expertise levels required to deliver a high-quality service.
  • Accountable for ensuring escalated complex queries are investigated and resolved and any learnings are part of the CI plan and ensure stakeholders are effectively and taking decisive action
  • Work with audit to ensure all pay impacting process have effective CRSA controls in place and are always adhered to.

Essential Skills for the role (minimum criteria)

  • Experienced in leading a high performing HR Operational team
  • Customer focused, putting the customers at the Heart of everything we do
  • Extensive People Management experience, managing managers
  • Has previously led all aspects of high-volume operational delivery function including Resource and Workload management, Continuous Improvement and Quality Framework)
  • A track record of using data and analysis to make decision and drive performance
  • Excellent knowledge of policies, process and employment legislation

If you are interested in applying for this role then please get in touch with Elisha on 014121223941 or alternatively drop over an email to

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