HR and Payroll Officer

  • Location
    Broxburn, West Lothian
  • Category
    HR - HR Officer
  • Contract Type
  • Salary
    £ 35000 - £ 40000 / Year
  • OrganizationType

*Are you a highly knowledgeable HR Payroll Officer looking for an opportunity you can mould and make your own?

*Do you enjoy challenging the status quo with confidence and the proven ability in to implement best practice?

*Would you thrive in taking ownership of and executing as well as improving processes and procedures?

Office Angels Livingston are collaborating exclusively with a successful construction related company to recruit a confident and well-established HR Payroll Officer on a Permanent basis. The role is perfect for someone who has a proven track record as an existing HR Advisor with hands on Payroll experience looking for a highly rewarding and challenging role where they will work on their own initiative. Salary up to £40,000 depending on experience and office hours 8.30am-5.00pm, Monday-Friday, this is a fully office-based role.

Role Overview

This dynamic and small but rapidly expanding company have grown significantly and continue to go from strength to strength. You will act as the sole HR and Payroll Officer and have the confidence to be able to provide a full advisory service for all HR and Payroll related queries. You will have a natural ability to be able to understand and command respect within each situation and be able to bring to a successful conclusion from start to finish. You will therefore be a confident individual ideally with experience within a construction or trade related industry who is able to challenge when required and excellent knowledge to be able to take full ownership and implement the required processes, policies and procedures. You will lead by example and have full responsibility to shape the HR function as well as work hand in hand with the accountants to collate weekly and monthly payroll ensuring excellent accuracy in order for the accountants to process in a timely manner.

Experience and Skills Required (including but not limited to):

  • Taking the lead on developing and implementing full HR processes and procedures in order to future proof the business

  • Provide a full HR advisory service for the company and a variety of queries that cover all aspects of HR and being able to provide clear advice and guidance each time

  • Own the full 360 recruitment process, employee life cycle and retention adhering to company policies and procedures and improving on existing processes

  • You will be able to work collaboratively and flexibly to deliver a high-quality service as day-to-day jobs will vary therefore you will have the ability to prioritise accordingly

  • You will be able to coordinate payroll processes and procedures with accuracy and in a timely manner.

  • Knowledge of Blue Book payroll payment method advantageous or have the ability to embrace and learn

Skills and Experience required:

  • Significant generalist HR and Payroll experience in a construction or trade related role

  • Excellent knowledge of MS Office (Word, Outlook and Excel)

  • Ability to communicate effectively and professionally with people at all levels

  • Ability to prioritise and manage high volume work, meeting deadlines whilst maintaining quality output

  • Be analytical and have excellent organisational skills

  • Excellent attention to detail

  • Ability to respect high levels of confidentiality to be able to use own initiative, with minimal supervision.

  • Qualification in a HR-related field and CIPD qualification

Interested? Please call Nadia at Office Angels Livingston today or send your CV to

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