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Technical Delivery Manager (HR Systems)
  • Employer: Brighton & Hove City Council
  • Reference: orbis/TP/18901/31341
  • Published: Mon 06/03/2023, 0:00 AM
  • Closing on: Tue 28/03/2023, 0:00 AM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: 37
  • Salary: £39493 - £42503
  • DBS Check: No
  • Location: Bartholomew House, Brighton

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Technical Delivery Manager (HR Systems)

Job introduction

We are looking for someone to lead our HR Systems Team responsible for the MHR iTrent HR and Payroll systems used by the Council. Bring your leadership and technical skills to help lead and develop our both the team and the systems they support.

Salary £39,493 - £42,503 (pay award from April 1st pending)

  • 23 days paid holiday annually
  • Flexible working within a systems-support environment
  • Able to accrue up to 2 extra flexi days leave a month
  • Local Government Pension Scheme
  • Hybrid working with main office located in central Brighton a short walk from the sea

About the role

Can you help? Our small but dynamic HR Systems support team needs a new leader and as an organisation, we need an expert in MHR iTrent and Business Objects.

Can you lead, motivate, and inspire a small technical team?

Are you skilled in the MHR iTrent system and capable of producing system builds and reports to respond to statutory and business requirements?

Are you a good communicator and collaborator, capable of working with a range of people, teams, and organisations to deliver projects, service improvements and innovations?

The team

The HR Systems team are a small group of problem-solvers and Business Objects report-writers with the responsibility for the day to day running of our HR/Payroll system and providing customer support for issues, seeking solutions, liaison with the supplier and monitoring system housekeeping.

Alongside this work, the team play an important role in delivering improvements by testing  system upgrades, creating system builds, improving business processes, and participating in projects to deliver new systems and system integrations.

You and the team will deliver regular and statutory reporting needs.

You as a point of escalation and a source of service improvement

As a subject-matter expert, you will be focused both on supporting a range of HR solutions and working to move the service forward as we explore new technologies and ways of working.

You will be working closely with our Payroll team leaders, project teams, and customers around the authority and external bodies.

You will help the team adapt their business processes to get the best out of new and existing systems, and help develop the monitoring needed to ensure we know what’s working and what needs renewed focus.

You will work with various teams within HR and Payroll, internal and external customers, software suppliers, project teams, and IT developers, so the work will be varied and interesting.

The team currently work largely from home, with offices in central Brighton, a short walk from the sea. If you are able to maintain high professional standards and enjoy working at a management level in a busy environment, we look forward to hearing from you.

Interviews TBC

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Please read our Apply for a job at the council ( pages carefully. They give you all the guidance you need to complete your application as well as information on what will happen after you’ve submitted your application and at interview.

As part of your application, you will need to upload your CV and answers to some shortlisting questions. Your answers to the shortlisting questions are the most important part of your application as they will be used in the shortlisting process to assess whether you meet the essential requirements for the role that are set out in the person specification and to decide whether you should be offered an interview. Before you start your application, please read our guidance here (CV guidance ( and Shortlisting questions guidance ( as this gives important advice which will increase your chance of success in the shortlisting process.

Additional information

Your starting salary will be pro rata if the above position is less than 37 hours or term-time only.

Work Permits: We may be able to obtain a Work Permit for this post but this is subject to meeting the requirements of the UK Visas and Immigration (UKVI) Points-based Immigration System. Please see for more information on the Skilled Worker Visa.

We are a workplace that supports flexibility and employee wellbeing in the way we work whilst providing the best service for our customers. Team and service working arrangements are designed to support both employee work life balance and team collaboration. These would be part of your individual working arrangements alongside any personal preference agreed with your manager in advance of joining.

For more information about our values and the benefits of working at the council, visit Why work for us (

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Encouraging a diverse workforce

Our city is known and loved for its diversity. Not only is the mixture of people, culture and skills vital to the economic and social development of the city, it's what makes Brighton & Hove such a great place to live, work and visit. We are committed to developing and retaining a workforce that is representative of the diverse communities we serve so we welcome applications from individuals from all backgrounds. In order to achieve our aims of proportionate representation, we particularly encourage applicants from a BME or White Other background as well as those who identify as disabled, male or trans.

Find out more about our commitment to being a fair and inclusive place to work where everyone can achieve their potential by reading about our fair and inclusive actions, our anti-racism strategy and the work we are doing to encourage a diverse workforce (