Payroll Manager

  • Company:
    Govt NZ Jobs
  • Location:
  • Salary:
    negotiable / month
  • Job type:
  • Posted:
    4 months ago
  • Category:
    Govt Jobs
  • Job Type: Ongoing – Full Time
  • Category:
  • Location: Wellington – Wairarapa
  • Date Advertised: 15-OCT-19
  • Job Reference: NZ/12266
  • Job Title: Payroll Manager
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  • Division:
  • Summary:

Payroll Manager

Police National Headquarters


Salary Range: $119,085.00 – $161,115.00

Permanent, Fulltime

Job Requisition ID 12266



New Zealand Police seeks an experienced Payroll Manager, based at Police National Headquarters in Wellington as part of the People Group. The People group provides advice and services to more than 14,000 employees of New Zealand Police. Particular emphasis is placed on supporting New Zealand Police’s 2,100 supervisors and managers to improve leadership and management capability of frontline supervisors and managers.


We are looking for an agile and flexible applicant who can hit the ground running to lead our busy team. The purpose of the Payroll Manager is to build and maintain the capability of the payroll team and to be accountable for the operational management of the payroll function. In this role you will provide a critical management interface between Payroll and other business groups within Police, and relevant external parties including Inland Revenue Department, third party vendors and Service Organisations.



Skills – you will be able to:

  • Understand and maintain compliance of all payroll and related legislation and processes
  • Collaborate and engage with stakeholders at all levels of the organisation managing competing demands
  • Manage time effectively and reprioritise as necessary
  • Identify problems, generate solutions and make decisions
  • Manage the performance of individuals and/or teams



Experience – you will have:

  • Proven experience working with large scale Payroll systems and HRIS solutions,
  • 5+ years working in a large scale payroll operation and managing resources to deliver planned outcomes.
  • Experience leading teams successfully through transformational change



Core Competencies – Level 2 Team Manager/Leader

  • Partner
  • Solve
  • Deliver


For more information about the above Core Competencies, visit “Our Values” on our website to view our Core Competency Framework: How We Do Things.



Additional Information:

  • Successful applicant must reside in the Wellington area



Special Requirements:

  • The successful applicant will be required to undergo a full reference and security check prior to offer of any employment being made



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If this position sounds like you, click APPLY NOW or visit our Police website:  and select ‘Current vacancies’ to apply today!


IMPORTANT: Applications submitted directly through the Government Jobs Website are no longer considered. Please visit our Police website:  and select ‘Current vacancies’ to apply for this position.


PLEASE NOTE: If you are an existing Police Employee, you must apply through our internal Careers site and include your QID number in your application.


If this position sounds like you, click apply now. You will be required to submit a Curriculum Vitae which provides a brief account of your relevant skills and experience. In addition, you must complete an application form telling us why you are interested in applying for the position and how you meet the Core Competencies of the role, using no more than 4000 characters (including spaces), approximately 600-650 words per section. For further assistance, please click here.


If you are an existing Contractor working for Police, you must apply through the NZ Police career site and create a profile as an external candidate. Please do not include your QID.


If you have any questions about this vacancy, please contact Senior Recruitment Advisor, Jessica Harris by email at


Applications close at 5pm, Tuesday 29th October 2019