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Payroll Lead /Technology Specialist

Payroll Lead /Technology Specialist

  • Location United Kingdom - South East - Sunbury
  • Travel required No
  • Job category HR Group
  • Relocation available No
  • Job type Professionals
  • Job code 135141BR
  • Experience level Intermediate
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Job summary

Services & Solutions (S+S) is an internal global shared services organisation, responsible for delivering centralised and standardised HR services for BP from several geographical delivery centres as appropriate for BP’s footprint. Services & Solutions are the first point of contact for HR related matters; the team are policy and process guides, dedicated to delivering the best customer experience.

Key Accountabilities:

  • Handling a part of the P&C solution - maintaining the health and operational integrity of your solutions / products, working with others to deliver stable operations

  • Maintain compliance with regulatory requirements and business needs, for example data privacy and digital security requirements

  • Working closely with colleagues to ensure solutions / products co-exist seamlessly across P&C

  • Managing a prioritised backlog of changes, covering maintenance, fixes (non-urgent) and improvements

  • Planning, organising, and leading the design, configuration, testing, and deployment of features/solutions for your part of the P&C solution

  • Supporting and performing aspects of change projects, delivering to time; cost; and quality, managing risks – coordinate and complete activities , under limited supervision, by facilitating design sessions, leading configuration, coordinating testing, and implementing cutover

  • Ability to seamlessly work with numerous bp partners – with the relevant centre(s) of expertise, integrators, services teams, within the solutions teams, and with teams outside P&C such as colleagues in I&E or finance

  • Evaluate, communicate, and coordinate the functional and technical impacts of configuration and other decisions to stakeholder groups

  • Research and resolve process and technical problems, unexpected results or process flaws and recommend solutions or alternate methods to meet requirements

Job Requirements:

  • Actively working to develop capability in line with the HR Capability Framework, with an equal blend of EQ, IQ, and drive

  • Technical implementation experience with payroll and time products like SAP HR; Workday; Kronos; eTime

  • Strong understanding of payroll principles, Time&Absence principles

  • Hands on experience with payroll integration systems/APIs for Workday/SAP HR

  • Experience working within a global organisation, including using social media style tools to support communications and engagement across time zones

  • Workday Foundational training and Time & Absence certifications are advantageous

  • Experience handling vendors supporting an outsourced payroll solution like ADP, BDO, and outsourced time solution like Kronos

  • Digital fluency to work with technology teams for implementing high-quality digital products and solutions

  • Verbal and written communication skills to interact with functional and technical colleagues, and end users, with a passion for customer service

Why join us?


At bp, we support our people to learn and grow in a diverse and challenging environment. We believe that our team is strengthened by diversity. We are committed to crafting an inclusive environment in which everyone is respected and treated fairly.

Diversity Statement:

At bp, we provide an excellent environment and benefits such as an open and inclusive culture, a great work-life balance, tremendous learning and development opportunities to craft your career path, life and health insurance, medical care package and many others!
Diversity sits at the heart of our company and as an equal opportunity employer, we stay true to our mission by ensuring that our place can be anyone's place. We do not discriminate based on race, religion, colour, national origin, gender and gender identity, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status or disability status.
We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application and interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment.

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