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  • Job Type
    Full-time Position
  • Background
    Finance and Economics
    Human Resources
    Management & Business Others
  • Languages
  • Experience Required
    3 - 5 Years
  • Degree Required
    • Province
      Den Haag
    • Date Posted
      January 09,2021
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    Payroll Team Lead

    At Maersk we have a vision that’s larger than the ocean: to be a true integrator of container logistics connecting and simplifying our customers’ supply chain through global end-to-end solutions. We count on our people to make it happen.

    That is why we are building a new global HR service enabled by new technology: to make sure we deliver great experience to our people, so they can deliver great experience to our customers.

    The HR of the Future will work across brands, geographies and cultures to support one global Maersk. Next to the Centers of Expertise (CoE) and the strategic HR Business Partners, the People Partnering Organization is the largest part of the new HR organization and the closest to our people.

    To enable our future HR service delivery model, we are establishing three People Partnering Hubs covering geographical regions: Bangalore, India, covering Asia Pacific; Lisbon, Portugal, covering Europe & Africa; and San José, Costa Rica, covering the Americas.

    We are looking for a Payroll Team Lead overseeing The Netherlands and Belgium, to manage ongoing delivery of related services, while driving our ambitious agenda for optimizing the processes and strengthening governance.

    We offer

    You will have the responsibility for all service delivery and governance related to Payroll, Time & Attendance. In collaboration with the Local Payroll team and our Vendors you will ensure consistent Payroll, Time & Attendance delivery and an aligned employee experience.

    While directly reporting to the regional Head of payroll and time and attendance delivery, you will have close collaboration with stakeholders and contributors across the business.

    Your priority in this role will be ensuring a timely and smooth delivery of Payroll processes, corresponding to the current service delivery model with external Payroll providers.

    You will also lead the transition of Payroll as we go live with Workday. To achieve this, you will collaborate closely with the Regional Implementation Manager, the Employee Experience team driving the local roll-out as well as external payroll providers.

    You will furthermore manage your own local Payroll Team of Payroll Specialists.

    Key responsibilities

    • Consistently drive and deliver high quality Payroll Services for your set of countries to ensure great employee experience and regulatory compliance

    • Provide leadership to the local Payrolls, creating and maintaining an environment where employees are highly engaged, proud of their work and have a strong sense of purpose

    • Implement local initiatives related to Payroll, Time & Attendance in close collaboration with the Head of Payroll

    • Lead the local implementation of the regional Payroll delivery model and technologies, in line with any legislative, economic or cultural necessities

    • Implement and adhere to the global governance structure to aid global reporting and compliance with internal control procedures

    • Ensure best-practice sharing with global colleagues and within the region to continuously improve the effectiveness and efficiency of delivery and consistently improve the employee experience

    • Continually review regional Payroll, Time & Attendance capabilities and resource levels in line with business demand and as the new HR operating model and technology adoption both mature

    • Uphold the Maersk brand and values and business knowledge within the team

    • Ensure a high degree of key stakeholder satisfaction in the country.

    We are looking for

    You are highly driven, enjoy working at a fast pace, dealing with change and a touch of uncertainty.

    To manage complexity, you employ a structured approach and have strong focus on driving consistency and alignment.

    As for the skillset and experience, we are looking for:

    • Minimum 5 years of experience running and managing Dutch payroll, preferably in an international organization

    • Deep understanding on legal payroll requirements and personal administration processes in The Netherlands
    • Actively discuss and implement risk mitigation strategies

    • Be a natural leader and passionate about driving team engagement and change

    • Excellent stakeholder management skills and a natural trustworthy presence towards business leaders and stakeholders

    • Vendor management skills and ability to govern payroll processes by metrics

    • A process and continuous improvement mindset who takes pride in delivering high quality and efficient Payroll services

    • Collaborative work style, fostering cooperation and teamwork to achieve results

    • Customer-centric putting employee experience at the center

    • Workday, SAP SuccessFactors experience is preferred

    • Fluency in Dutch and English required

    • Low tolerance for delays and deviations.

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