Sr. Global Process Expert Pay/Time
Belgium, Bornem
Switzerland, Basel
United Kingdom, Manchester

Senior Global Payroll and Time Process Expert

Location – Manchester.
Hybrid Working

Today, Lonza is a global leader in life sciences operating across three continents. While we work in science, there’s no magic formula to how we do it. Our greatest scientific solution is talented people working together, devising ideas that help businesses to help people. In exchange, we let our people own their careers. Their ideas, big and small, genuinely improve the world. And that’s the kind of work we want to be part of.

This role will be responsible for developing pay/time processes and SOP’s/WI. Recommends and implements improvements and/or modifications through advanced method’s and controls.  Monitors KPI’s, audit controls and adherence to payroll legislation to ensure compliance and quality standards.

Key responsibilities:

  • Facilitate the review and governance of our global payroll setup and processes, and suggest best practices.
  • Organize changes to align, integrate, and harmonize our existing payroll service model.
  • Implement, maintain, and recommend Global payroll process improvements. Review/Update local payroll processes and develop documented standard operating procedures essential with for business continuity.
  • Apply Lonza Project Methodology to organize and deliver agreed improvements according to deadlines and targets
  • Supports Pay/Time Strategic Projects.
  • Prepares presentations and reports as assigned

Key requirements:

  • Willingness to travel to Manchester, UK one of our shared service centres on a quarterly basis
  •  7+ years payroll experience
  • Some knowledge and understanding of payroll legislation (* Multi countries in EMEA)
  • Proven working experience pay/time applications
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Process mapping and mining preferred but not required. (Viso or similar applications)
  • Strong working knowledge of Microsoft Office particularly excel/powerpoint
  • Excellent client-facing and internal communication and presentation skills
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Solid organizational skills including attention to detail and multitasking skills
  • Bachelor's Degree in appropriate field of study or equivalent work experience

Every day, Lonza’s products and services have a positive impact on millions of people. For us, this is not only a great privilege, but also a great responsibility. How we achieve our business results is just as important as the achievements themselves. At Lonza, we respect and protect our people and our environment. Any success we achieve is no success at all if not achieved ethically.

People come to Lonza for the challenge and creativity of solving complex problems and developing new ideas in life sciences. In return, we offer the satisfaction that comes with improving lives all around the world. The satisfaction that comes with making a meaningful difference.


Reference: R58263