Global Payroll Client Project Manager

Location UK / Belfast

Job Type Permanent full-time, TemporaryContract

Salary Not disclosed

Updated 5 days ago

Reference 1389673

 Job Description

This exciting position will suit a strong project manager who has experience in system implementation and on boarding clients. There is minimal travel required with this role.

Who we are

Our team provide managed payroll services for clients in the financial services, professional services, pharmaceutical, technology, oil and gas, chemical sectors.

Who are we looking for?

We are looking for self-motivated individuals who have good organisational, communication and numerical skills, experience of working with tools and systems (experience of Excel essential and experience of SharePoint would be desirable). Experience and knowledge of payroll is desirable but not essential. It is important that you are willing to continue to learn, you can work well individually and as part of a team and you have an enthusiasm to succeed both on an individual and team level.

About the role

Successful applicants will work alongside the Global Payroll Co-ordination Leader, supporting both the implementation of multi territory payrolls.

Typical responsibilities could include

  • Liaising with global clients and PwC Global teams to prepare a project plan on Microsoft project
  • Supporting the capturing of requirements from client and PwC teams to support the configuration of PwC’s payroll portal
  • Facilitating client and internal project progress calls.
  • Day to day communications with client and PwC payroll teams to ensure global payroll engagements are implemented as per contract and the payroll calendar.
  • Support robust Quality Assurance functions as part of large scale projects, providing day to day oversight of inputs and outputs to PwC Team space and PwC’s Payroll Portal, reports generated by PwC’s Payroll Portal
  • Contacting and communicating with PwC and client teams
  • Building and maintaining relationships with the wider global PwC network



What is in it for you?

This is a fast paced, challenging environment which can provide you with a rewarding and stimulating career. You will work with well known, global clients and receive both technical and softer skills training to assist with your continual personal and professional development.

Where will you be based?

Projects will be mainly carried out at PwC’s Belfast office, although you may be required to travel to client sites (across the UK and sometimes global client sites) or PwC UK offices. We will discuss these requirements with you in advance of starting a project.



  • 2 to 3 years’ experience in a project management or similar role in the private or public sector
  • Experienced in client query management
  • Good with numbers
  • Good experience with Microsoft Office – including Microsoft Project
  • Good communication skills, particularly written communication skills
  • Ability to prioritize work load and work to deadlines
  • Good with technology – ability to pick up new systems quickly and an interest in learning new systems.
  • Experience of managing people/teams


• Knowledge of Microsoft SharePoint.
• Knowledge and experience of basic payroll or HR processes
• Good organisational skills and a logical thinker.
• Ability to develop relationships with key stakeholders.


• Ability to apply a logical and analytical approach to work
• Ability to manage time, prioritize tasks and work under tight deadlines
• Excellent attention to detail
• Self-starter and motivated to succeed
• Proven ability to be a team player, while retaining ability to work independently with little supervision
• Excellent written and verbal communication skills
• Aptitude for learning new systems and IT applications