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Date posted  01 March 2018
Employer Headlam Group plc
Department Careers
Location Coleshill
Job type Full-time
Closing date 16 March 2018

Job description

Payroll Manager – Headlam UK

Interim 12 months

Role Purpose

The UK Payroll Manager is responsible for the payroll service of circa 2000 employees across 18 standalone sites (including Head Office) and 400 pensioners and will manage the smooth running of the payroll. Responsible for 3 payrolls with a value of circa £70M gross per annum.

Role Responsibilities

  • Administer the company’s payroll system in compliance with statutory legislation, Headlam terms and conditions of employment and policies and in accordance with payroll deadlines.
  • Liaise with Financial Controllers (data input) and HR/Payroll system provider to ensure timely and accurate processing.
  • Manage accurate data input and checks, processing of payroll, issuing payslips, P45 and P60’s.
  • Set up, update and manage efficient working processes and effective controls within the payroll function, ensuring that processing errors are minimised and changes are reflected accurately and promptly.
  • Maintain absence control records, SSP/OSP, SMP/OMP, overtime payments, shift payments and all other variable payments and payroll deductions.
  • Manage pension administration and reporting, liaising with external pension providers for DB, DC and NEST schemes.
  • Manage all starter, mover, leaver processes and ensure seamless processes to maintain HR data in the HR system.
  • Ensure all annual updates to the HR/Payroll system are implemented in a timely manner, including implementing and testing software releases.
  • Manage all month end processes and provide appropriate reports to Financial Controllers.
  • Maintain and process all payroll related records and returns to statutory bodies and provide payroll related data to the Executive team as required.
  • Manage timely query resolution from managers, employees and external bodies.
  • Represent the company in all PAYE and NI and related tax matters arising, including liaison with HMRC.
  • Line management of 1FTE payroll administrator.
  • Develop process maps of the current payroll process, making recommendations for improvements.

Person Specification

Essential Criteria

  • Detailed knowledge and understanding of UK payroll-related legislation and statutory requirements, including PAYE and other deductions and HMRC rules.
  • Previous experience as a payroll manager in a similar business with similar scale and number of sites with payroll input taking place at site level.
  • Capability to identify problems and proactively apply best practice, customer focused solutions.
  • Ability to develop relationships across functions and teams to encourage partnership working.
  • Experience of working with an HR team with an integrated HR/Payroll system.
  • Clear communication and confidence with stakeholders and colleagues at all levels.
  • Attention to detail, accuracy and high standards of service to others.
  • Advanced numerical and analytical skills.
  • Advanced knowledge and experience of Excel
  • Experience of process mapping and process improvement

Desirable Criteria

  • A professional payroll or Finance qualification.
  • Experience of SDWorx HR Payroll system

Apply within or send your CV directly to dani.lee@headlam.com

Sales

Date posted  15 February 2018
Employer  JHS
Department Sales
Location  North East and Cumbria
Job type Full-time
Closing date  08 March 2018

Job description

Do you have a proven track record in managing customer accounts? Are you driven and motivated to succeed? Would you like to work for an industry leader backed by Europe’s largest group within its field? Could you work within a successful, expanding sales team?

We are seeking a candidate to add to our successful sales team that can:

  • Manage key established customer accounts
  • Grow turnover within our customer base
  • Bring in new business in a huge expanding market

JHS are a leading supplier of commercial carpet, carpet tiles & resilient flooring to the contract floor covering market. Supplying to distributors and flooring contractors.

JHS are looking for an external Sales Representative to add to their ever growing sales team. Covering North East and Cumbria. We welcome someone with sales and industry experience, although this is not essential. Someone who can fit in with our team and add further growth to our business is key.  A competitive basic salary is offered along with bonus package, a fully expensed company car, company iPad, company iPhone and private health care.

Please apply in writing including your current CV to sandra.meek@jhscarpets.com

Date posted  15 February 2018
Employer  Lifestyle Floors
Department Sales
Location  Birmingham, Gloucestershire and Oxfordshire
Job type Full-time
Closing date  09 March 2018

Job description

Lifestyle Floors is a dynamic and fast growing flooring brand. We are seeking an individual who is organised, self motivated, enjoys meeting new people and building relationships, to represent us in the Birmingham, Gloucestershire and Oxfordshire

The successful candidate would ideally be located within this area. You will be responsible for the merchandising, maintenance and business development of independent Lifestyle Floors retailers and their point of sale displays. 

This will involve duties from basic maintenance such as cleaning and minor repairs to direct sales support. A van, which can also be used for personal use, will be provided as well as an iPad and mobile phone. 

Lifestyle Floors is the leading trade brand of the Headlam Group plc. There is opportunity for further career progression to a senior sales representative role within the group, however, for the Lifestyle Floors role, previous sales/retail experience is not necessary. 

Necessary Requirements: 

  • Driver's Licence  

Please apply in writing including your current CV to paul.lee@lifestyle-floors.co.uk

Date posted  19 February 2018
Employer  Mercado 
Department Sales
Location  Leeds
Job type Full-time
Closing date  19 March 2018

Job description

Mercado (part of the Headlam Group), based in Leeds, is the leading distributor of floor coverings in the UK. Our bases throughout the UK enable us to provide our customers with fantastic service. Our customers are independent retailers and contractors located throughout the country on established sales areas.

We currently have an exciting opportunity for a highly motivated and customer focused individual to join our lively Sales Office team as an Sales Administrator. Dealing with our trade customers throughout the UK, this is a perfect opportunity for a motivated and flexible individual who enjoys working in a fast paced environment.

The successful applicant will be flexible and have the ability to develop a wide range of skills to help in providing our clients with the best possible service.

The position will need a variety of skills but will always be extremely customer focused, dealing with customer accounts around the UK.

As the ideal candidate you will need to demonstrate:

  • Educated to GCSE standard as a minimum (further qualifications will be an advantage but a good work ethic and common sense are more important)
  • Good communication skills
  • Ability to work quickly and accurately
  • A good telephone manner
  • A Background in Sales and Customer Service
  • Proactive and customer focused attitude

Knowledge of the floor covering industry is not essential for our Inbound Sales Assistant Vacancy

If you want to join an excellent company and you think you have what it takes to offer our customers the great service they are accustomed to then apply today to join our team.

Please apply in writing including your current CV to Richard.Banham@bmkcarpets.co.uk

Date posted  19 February 2018
Employer  HFD Bridgend
Department Sales
Location  Bridgend
Job type Full-time
Closing date  19 March 2018

Job description

HFD Bridgend, a leading Flooring Distributor in Wales and the West, is seeking an enthusiastic individual with a strong work ethic to join our busy sales office team handling both large volumes of incoming and proactive outgoing calls in order to meet our high customer service expectations and assist our external sales team.

Candidates will need to demonstrate good communication skills with a strong telephone manner, along with an appetite to source information.

Experience in telesales or the flooring industry would be beneficial, although not essential, as full training will be given to the successful applicant.

Please apply in writing including your current CV to John.Jones@hfdbridgend.com

Date posted  19 February 2018
Employer  Florco
Department Sales
Location  South Wales
Job type Full-time
Closing date  19 March 2018

Job description

An opportunity has arisen for a Sales Representative covering South Wales to join our team at Florco. Preferably with previous sales experience and we encourage existing employees to apply.

The successful candidate should be:

  • Organised
  • Confident
  • Self-motivated
  • A good communicator
  • Proactive and customer focused attitude

You will be responsible for:

  • Promoting products, placing various point of sale, to help drive sales.
  • Maintaining relationships with existing customers so they have confidence in you and a good working knowledge of your products we offer.
  • Developing existing accounts and prospecting for new business opportunities

If you want to join an excellent company and you think you have what it takes to offer our customers the great service they are accustomed to then apply today to join our team.

Please apply in writing including your current CV to Cian.Higgins@florco-sales.co.uk

Date posted  23 February 2018
Employer  MCD Scotland
Department Sales
Location  Glasgow West, West Lothian, North and South Lanarkshire
Job type Full-time
Closing date  09 March 2018

Job description

MCD Scotland, Scotland’s leading flooring distributor is seeking an enthusiastic and self motivated individual to join our external successful sales team. The role holder will manage and develop an established sales area covering Glasgow West, West Lothian, North and South Lanarkshire.

Candidates will need to demonstrate good communication skills and a strong work ethic. Experience within the flooring industry is preferable, although not essential, as full training will be given to the successful applicant. However a full driving licence is essential.

Benefits to include:

  • A competitive basic salary, bonus package and a company car.

Please apply in writing including your current CV to Jim.McGregor@mcdscotland.co.uk

Date posted  26 February 2018
Employer  KJC
Department Sales
Location  Leicestershire, Derbyshire, Nottinghamshire, South Yorkshire
Job type Full-time
Closing date  16 March 2018

Job description

KJC is a national specialist flooring distributor supplying to both the retail and commercial sectors. We are seeking a skilled and motivated Area Sales Representative for our Leicestershire, Derbyshire, Nottinghamshire, South Yorkshire territory.

Experience of the flooring industry would be of benefit although not essential.

We offer a competitive salary and bonus package, plus a fully expensed company car, phone and Ipad. Private healthcare and contributory pension are also offered.

Please apply in writing including your current CV to Richard.Allen@kjc-sales.co.uk

Date posted  26 February 2018
Employer  KJC
Department Sales
Location  Leicestershire, Derbyshire, Nottinghamshire, South Yorkshire
Job type Full-time
Closing date  16 March 2018

Job description

KJC is a national specialist flooring distributor supplying to both the retail and commercial sectors. We are seeking a skilled and motivated Area Sales Representative for our Leicestershire, Derbyshire, Nottinghamshire, South Yorkshire territory.

Experience of the flooring industry would be of benefit although not essential.

We offer a competitive salary and bonus package, plus a fully expensed company car, phone and Ipad. Private healthcare and contributory pension are also offered.

Please apply in writing including your current CV to Richard.Allen@kjc-sales.co.uk

Date posted  01 February 2018
Employer  Headlam Scotland
Department Sales
Location  Motherwell
Job type Full-time
Closing date  02 March 2018

Job description

Headlam Scotland are the leading name in floor coverings in Scotland. We currently have a vacancy for Sales Administrator located in Motherwell. This position is full time working Monday to Friday from 8:30 to 17:30.

About the Role:

  • Handling a high volume of incoming calls
  • Placing a high volume of customer orders via telephone, email and fax
  • Resolving customer enquiries
  • Ensuring accuracy in all orders
  • Generating quote requests
  • Any general office tasks as and when required

About you:

You will be liaising with both suppliers and customers therefore need to have good verbal communication skills and be well presented. You’ll be accurate with excellent attention to detail and possess the sort of confidence and communication skills that inspires trust in colleagues and customers alike. You will need to have a disciplined approach that will allow you to work unsupervised if called upon. You should also have a desire to succeed in sales and have career aspirations. Experience within the flooring trade is not essential but would be an advantage.

Please apply in writing including your current CV to Andrew.Gallacher@headlamscotland.co.uk

Transport

Date posted  05 July 2016
Employer HFD Ltd
Department Transport
Location Enfield
Job type Full-time
Closing date 31 December 2017

Job description

HGV Class 2 Drivers — Enfield, North London

Salary: Cara £28,000

HFD Ltd distributes a wide range of products, sourced from a variety of floor covering suppliers around the globe, to its customerbase who in the main, are independent floorcovering retailers and contractors.

A vacancy has risen within the company for HGV Class 2 Multi-Drop Delivery Drivers based in Enfield, North London. The drivers will be responsible for delivering a broad range of floorcoverings throughout the country.

Full flexibility will be required as the job would entail nights out. Proven ability to make independent decisions as well as the ability to work as part of a team would be advantageous.

Multi-drop experience and driver CPC is advantageous. A clean licence is preferred.

Please apply within or e-mail your CV directly to Aiden.smith@headlam.com

Warehouse

Date posted  28 April 2017
Employer HFD Coleshill
Department Warehouse
Location Coleshill
Job type Full-time
Closing date 15 December 2017

Job description

Warehouse Operatives — Coleshill, Birmingham

An opportunity has become available for a Warehouse Operative to join our team based in Coleshill, Birmingham. The role is a fulltime position working 1pm to 9pm, Monday to Friday. This will be a varying role in a fast-paced warehouse. Physical fitness is a necessity along with having pride and accuracy in your work.

Duties will include:

  • General warehouse duties
  • Fork truck operation – experience not required as full training given.
  • Accurate picking of customer orders using our barcode driven WMS system.
  • Scanning barcoded stock into the warehouse.
  • Working to tight deadlines and completing various tasks at short notice.
  • Offloading of deliveries including physically offloading vehicles.
  • Lifting boxes on a daily basis including occasional heavy manual work.

In return we offer the successful candidate:

  • A competitive rate of pay with bonuses.
  • 28 days annual leave (with an additional day being added every 3 year’s service up to a maximum 15 years).
  • A clean and modern working environment with a friendly team.
  • Monday to Friday standard working week.
  • Access to company pension scheme.
  • Access to company share save scheme.
  • Access to Staff discount.

Apply within or send your CV directly to john.williams@hfdcoleshill.com

Date posted  23 February 2018
Employer Anderson Grant
Department Warehouse
Location Chelmsford
Job type Full-time
Closing date  15 March 2018

Job description

Assistant Warehouse Manager (Nights)

Anderson Grant is part of the Headlam group, the largest distributor of floor coverings in the UK. Based in Chelmsford, with service centres at strategic locations throughout the UK including Bristol, Southampton and Hull with our main warehouse in Leeds. We are fully equipped to meet the high demands of today’s wholesale flooring market both on stock availability and excellent service standards with next day delivery to most areas.

Currently a vacancy exists for a self-motivated individual to fill the above post and contribute to the smooth running of the Night Warehouse. Duties will include, upholding company health & safety polices, accurate picking of customer orders and loading our fleet of HGVs ready for morning departure. Candidates will need to demonstrate a good warehouse background with some supervisory experience as a minimum requirement. Knowledge of a flooring industry environment and counter balance / reach truck driving skills would be a distinct advantage, although training can be provided for the right candidate. We are looking for someone who is physically fit due to the nature of the work, highly motivated and can commit to 40 hours a week Sunday to Thursday, with some flexibility required to meet the needs of the business. A full UK driving licence is Preferred.

Anderson Grant offer a full benefits package including good salary structure, four weeks paid holiday a year increasing to six with length of service, contributory pension scheme with up to 11% contribution paid by the Company depending on length of service, life assurance, no weekend or bank holiday working and all work wear will be provided.

Apply within or send your CV directly to Dean.Mayle@andersongrant.co.uk

Date posted  23 February 2018
Employer Anderson Grant
Department Warehouse
Location Chelmsford
Job type Full-time
Closing date 15 March 2018

Job description

Night Warehouse Operative - Anderson Grant, Chelmsford

Anderson Grant is part of Headlam Group, the largest distributors of floor coverings in the UK. Based in Chelmsford with service centres at strategic locations throughout the UK including Bristol, Southampton and Hull with our main warehouse in Leeds. We are fully equipped to meet the high demands of today’s wholesale flooring market both on stock availability and excellent service standards with next day delivery to most areas.

Currently a vacancy exists for a self-motivated individual to fill the above post and contribute to the smooth running of our night warehouse operation. Duties will include accurate picking of customer orders, receiving and unloading goods into the warehouse, stock control and other general warehouse / yard duties. Candidates will need to demonstrate a good warehouse or distribution background. Experience of a flooring industry environment would be a distinct advantage, although not essential, as well as Counter Balance and Reach Truck driving experience. Training can be provided for the right candidate. We are looking for someone who is physically fit due to the nature of the work, highly motivated and can commit to 40 hours a week Sunday to Thursday night with some flexibility required to meet the needs of the business. A full UK driving licence is preferred.

Anderson Grant offer a full benefits package including good salary structure, four weeks paid holiday a year increasing to six with length of service, contributory pension scheme with up to 11% contribution paid by the Company depending on length of service, life assurance, night shift salary enhancements and all work wear will be provided.

Interviews will take place in Chelmsford on Wednesday 24th January 2018.

Apply within or send your CV directly to nigel.braid@hfdcoleshill.com

Trade Counter

Date posted  06 December 2017
Employer Trade Flooring Supplies
Department Trade Counter
Location Croydon
Job type Full-time
Closing date 16 February 2018

Job description

Trade Flooring Supplies are a subsidiary of Headlam Group plc, europe's largest floor covering distributor. We have an exciting career opportunity for an enthusiastic and motivated individual, to help develop our expanding business. Based at our Croydon depot, on a full time permanent basis, the successful applicant will need to live within commuting distance of South Croydon.

Duties will include:

Liaising with an established customer base both face-to-face and on the telephone, in a professional and courteous manner.

The effective processing of electronic orders and enquiries.

Ensuring both the trade counter and warehouse are well presented and stocked, including the movement of palletised floor preparation materials.

Receiving and allocating deliveries with the use of a forklift (full training given).

Hours - 7am to 4pm Monday to Friday

In the first instance, please apply including a full CV to: - recruitment@culpeck.uk.com