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HR Officer

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John Hadfield House, Matlock
Salary details
Grade 9 £15,722.40 - £16,867.80 per annum
Job term
Part Time
Appointment type
22 hours and 12 minutes per week
Closing Date
21 August 2022
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HR Officer


£26,204 - £28,113 per annum, pro rata (actual salary £15,722.40 - £16,867.80) plus market leading package (see below)

We have an exciting opportunity for an experienced HR Officer to join our HR Services team at Derbyshire County Council.

HR Services is a busy transactional centre providing specialised recruitment and payroll services to the Council’s managers and employees, schools and academies and a range of other external clients processing on a yearly basis:

  • 4,758 recruitment adverts
  • 8,000 DBS checks
  • 6000 contracts of employment 
  • 50,000 pay transactions

You will manage one of our teams of Business Services Assistants within our fast-paced pay function, ensuring a timely, high quality and consistent service is delivered to all clients.

We’re looking for someone who has a proactive approach to the continuing improvement of the transactional workflow and an appreciation of terms and conditions of employment as well as knowledge of payroll related processes. An understanding of the transactional pay process is essential.

What skills & experience will you need?

  • Experience in using SAP payroll software
  • Experience of analysing and diagnosing complex problems and to research and present recommendations including dealing with overpayment procedures
  • Experience in interpreting and applying a range of terms and conditions of service and employment
  • Excellent organisational, administrative and communication skills with excellent attention to detail
  • Have a strong commitment to providing first class customer service with good prioritisation skills and who is driven by meeting deadlines and process improvement.
  • Experience of and ability to lead a team to meet organisational objectives and optimise performance levels

This list is not exhaustive, take a look at our comprehensive job profile on our Derbyshire County Council job website for more detail.

What we offer you;

  • 25 days of annual leave – pro rata (plus an additional 5 with 5 years of continuous service)
  • Flexible working scheme
  • Generous local government pension scheme
  • Discounts at selected county leisure centres
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Free online health and exercise sessions
  • and much more

Our HR Services team is contractually based in Matlock, Derbyshire, but as a result of the ongoing policy development of our working arrangements we are currently working on a hybrid basis. There'll be an opportunity to discuss future working arrangements at interview.

We're always pleased to hear from talented people so if you're looking to join a dynamic and supportive team and have the skills and experience we're looking for, then we'd like to hear from you.

The post is an established permanent part-time position within HR Services.

For more information on our HR team, the benefits we can offer and other HR vacancies simply click here

If you would like any further information, or would like an informal conversation about this vacancy please contact Matthew Edinboro, matthew.edinboro@derbyshire.gov.uk 01629 532947 or Lisa Newton, lisa.newton@derbyshire.gov.uk 01629 538356

Provisional Interview Date: 1 and 2 September 2022