Operations Team Manager - Glasgow

Ref: 122 Date Posted: Monday 30 Dec 2019
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Job:  Operations Team Manager - Payroll

Job Type: Full Time, Permanent

Location: Braehead, Renfrew

Your Role:

The Operations Team Manager will be responsible for leading and managing team members to achieve the delivery of Payroll service excellence. 

As a PEOPLE COACH - you will have the skills and ability to demonstrate that you can:

  • Show clear Vision and Purpose and inspire teams and colleagues to organize themselves in an agile way in order to reach targets. The ability also to push (operational) decisions to the floor.
  • Create an environment where teams and colleagues are inspired to embrace change and take ownership. The ability also to attract and coach individuals that show disruptive thinking, in order to stimulate experimentation and innovation.
  • Share leadership responsibilities within the team based on individual’s talents. The ability also to coach each colleague in discovering and developing their talent in an environment of continuous learning.

Key Accountabilities:

  • Responsible for ensuring their team members are skilled (and supported) to the appropriate levels necessary to perform their roles effectively by coaching and ensuring the facilities within the business are best used to maintain their team’s development of Payroll, product and customer service excellence.
  • To undertake regular personal reviews and to assist the Team Members in the completion of their Personal Development Plans and skills assessments so that they can provide a more complete Payroll service to the customers.
  • Hold regular, structured team meetings encouraging team participation throughout with particular focus on Quality, Engagement, Quarterly Net Promoter approach and Monthly Pulse survey
  • Build & Maintain a relationship with their customers which assists retention and drives improvements in NPS
  • Actively promote and share the key company strategies and messages from the Senior Leadership Team, delivering and driving them positively and appropriately through their teams.
  • Establish and maintain a quality culture within the team, ensuring that documented processes and procedures are understood and followed ensuring ISAE3402 compliance
  • Sufficiently developed / confident to support and deputise as and when necessary for the Operations Manager


Your Profile:

  • Demonstrates knowledge of current Payroll Legislation
  • Demonstrates competency in the delivery of quality Payroll Services
  • Demonstrates competency in the ability to manage the performance of people delivering Payroll Services
  • Demonstrates competency and flexibility in their approach to client management.
  • Demonstrates competency in their ability to effectively run meetings and, share and promote company information and strategies
  • Demonstrable written and verbal communication skills.
  • Demonstrable knowledge of PC literacy including the Microsoft Office suite
  • A visible commitment to quality processes and the ability, through their team, to drive efficiency projects to successful conclusions


  • Coaching / mentoring experience in a customer services environment is desirable but not essential.
  • Commitment to learning, i.e. CIPP, ATT (any relevant qualification)
  • Experience and participation in employee engagement programmes
  • Experience of participating in change management programmes


It’s your move!

SD Worx are the European Market Leader in Payroll, HR & Time with 65,000 customers in more than 90 countries.

People bring life to business and work is a big part of life. We build payroll & HR services and solutions that contribute to the success of both companies and individuals. We have years of experience in our teams, and some of the most knowledgeable and influential people in the industry. We’re committed to sharing this expertise with you. We value the contribution of our colleagues and have a significant focus on personal development and career growth – it really is our people who make the difference! We provide a friendly and inclusive work environment and encourage innovation.

If you have the skills and character to make a positive impact at SD Worx, we’d love to hear from you!

Our Mission

For Life. For Work.

To make payroll and HR services essential for the continued success of companies and individuals.

Working at SD Worx means winning trust and taking responsibility, displaying initiative and most importantly, being energized by others. If you have a passion for HR, IT and Payroll Services, then we can promise you one thing: you’ll never get stuck in a rut at SD Worx. You will get the opportunity for self-development in the direction you want to go. You will learn from the best, so you can be at your best.