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Morgan Sindall Infrastructure
Vacancy title
Payroll Administrator - Maternity Cover
Contract type
Full time fixed term contract

Payroll Administrator

Location: Rugby

Talented people are the key to our success

About us:

Would you like to work for a progressive and ambitious company which is also one of the most successful within the UK construction and infrastructure industry? 

Morgan Sindall provides national construction and infrastructure services to private and public sector customers across a comprehensive range of markets. We aim to create great results for our customers, partners and ourselves.


Seeking a go getter!  Someone who embraces our value of challenging the status quo!

We are currently recruiting for a Payroll Administrator to join our well established Payroll team in our Rugby head office.

You will deliver and develop in your role as a payroll administrator, ensuring the smooth operation and effective running of the payroll function to the business while challenging thinking and embracing change.

General Description:

The Payroll Administrator is a support role responsible for assisting the Payroll Manager & Supervisor in co-ordinating the monthly and weekly payrolls across the Morgan Sindall Group.

This involves collating and processing data changes received from HR, sites & third parties and assisting in the checking, reconciling and finalisation of the payrolls and collation of approval documentation for sign off.  Post payroll activities include reporting and payments to third parties.

All activities must be performed as per internal and external deadlines.

An excellent attention to detail, with a good knowledge of payroll legislation is required, in addition to being able to communicate effectively at all levels, and work under pressure at times


  • Undertake the day to day activities of the payrolls ensuring deadlines are adhered to
  • Identify, investigate and resolve discrepancies
  • Ensure all payroll activities are performed as per company policies and procedures and in line with current legislation.
  • Primary point of contact for employees pay queries
  • A thorough knowledge of SMP, SAP, ShPP, SSP and SPP legislation is required
  • Demonstrate the ability to work in a busy environment


  • Ability to successfully multi task
  • Ability to work as part of a team but independently when necessary
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Good written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to work to a high standard
  • Conscientious, self-motivated and process orientated
  • Strong Excel skills
  • Ability to embrace change
  • Desire to learn with a forward thinking approach
  • Studying or willing to study towards CIPP qualification




About the Central Support team

Predominately based in our Rugby Head Office, the central support team is made up of many support functions key to the success of the wider business. We partner with the sector and regional Business Units to provide exceptional customer service to our internal and external customers.

We have a great opportunity for you to join this customer focused team where you can grow your skills and progress in your career. We are looking for people who share our passion on delivering exceptional customer service whilst also being able to work within a fun and hardworking team environment. Talented people are the key to our success, so if this sounds like you, apply now.


Morgan Sindall is an equal opportunities employer and has been accredited with the Positive About Disabled People ‘Two Ticks’ accreditation.  We are also an Investors in People company.

Morgan Sindall is unable to employ anyone who does not have the legal right to live and work in the UK.

In the recruitment process all applicants are required to provide the necessary right to work information and documentation.

Morgan Sindall has a commitment to sourcing candidates directly and as such we do not accept speculative CV’s from agencies.

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