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HR & Payroll Coordinator

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Date: 07-Aug-2022

Location: Birmingham, GB

Company: Uniper



Uniper are looking for an experienced HR & Payroll Coordinator to join their UK HR team on a 14 month fixed term contract. This is an exciting opportunity to join a team with a strong a focus on delivering a high performing, innovative, and successful HR & Payroll operations. This role will offer the chance to showcase your skills, while developing strong relationship with key stakeholders. This role reports to the Head of HR Services UK.



What we offer
At Uniper, we believe in rewarding our employees for their hard work. We offer competitive salaries, company pensions and performance related benefits. Our people can also take advantage of our extensive flexible benefits package with discounts on high street vouchers, health and dental care, holidays and more.



How we work

​​​​Our people are key to our success. Our core objective is to provide them with a supportive and entrepreneurial work environment that fosters collaboration. This allows our people to take responsibility and make optimal use of their skills. Together, we want to shape the future of energy.


We support a healthy lifestyle balance and understand flexible working is an important part of a rewarding career. Some options for this role may include,

  • Working from home for part of the week
  • Part time or compressed hours over 4 days


What we are looking for

  • You will coordinate daily work activities throughout the month to ensure key payroll deadlines are met, and prioritise where necessary to deliver the agreed SLA’s to the business
  • Plan and prioritise own workload, ensuring the completion of key monthly deadlines are achieved
  • You will review employment correspondence relating to the employee lifecycle; including new starters (internal and external), changes to existing colleagues’ terms & conditions and leavers
  • Maintain a comprehensive understanding of company policies, collective agreements and employment legislation.
  • You will be encouraged to support the delivery of continuous improvement measures within the team; recommending and developing new processes to drive improvements and efficiencies.
  • Provide complex query resolution by answering HR & Payroll questions and requests
  • Represent the HR Admin team on projects as required, providing transaction and administration expertise, to ensure that impacts on the customer and the team are considered.



Who we are seeking


  • Experience as a HR & Payroll Coordinator (or similar role), with detailed knowledge and understanding of the employee lifecycle and payroll process.
  • Excellent knowledge and understanding of current legislation and future changes
  • Ability to develop internal & external relationships
  • Excellent analytical skills, with a keen attention to detail
  • Excellent IT skills, competent in the use of Office 365 software
  • Excellent communication skills, both written & verbal



  • CIPD or CIPP Qualified
  • Knowledge / competence in using SAP based systems
  • Experience of working in a unionised environment
  • An understanding of the energy sector




Should you have any questions about this fixed term opportunity, please contact the UK Talent Acquisition Manager;  James.Seymour@Uniper.Energy



Job information

Contract type: Fixed-term  
Working Hours:     Full Time, Or Part Time (80%) options available
Start Date: ASAP
Deadline: 27/05/2022

£26,606 - £33,450 experience dependent + Excellent Benefits & Employee Pension scheme

Home Office in %:

 Hybrid Working - 60% +/-




Uniper is an equal opportunity employer and encourages applications from appropriately qualified and suitable candidates regardless of gender, origin, disability, age, religion, worldview, sexual identity or family status. We promote diversity, equality and flexible working.