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Field Pay Assistant

Location: Brentwood

Salary: £19k – £23k pro rata (Depending on skills & experience)

Department: Field

Contract: Permanent

Application deadline: 11 July 2018

We are recruiting a Field Pay Assistant to join our Field Pay team on a part time basis (21 hours).

The role will involve assisting in the smooth running of Freelancer Pay and Field Travel Desk bookings within the Field Pay Unit. Ensuring that all aspects of freelance pay are processed to net pay accurately and within deadline and Field Travel desk bookings are made according to company policy whilst meeting required quality standards.

The individual will be dealing with queries related to pay on a daily basis along with various administrative tasks. Accuracy and attention to detail are key to this role. It also involves maintaining and updating our in-house pay system and databases, and includes booking of travel and accommodation for the field.

In addition to the above the ideal candidate will contribute and assist where appropriate to any updates to documentation and procedures/policies relating to pay and actively analyse and take appropriate action to anomalies identified with pay claims including expenses.

For a detailed job description, please click here.

About NatCen Social Research

At NatCen Social Research, we're driven by the belief that social research has the power to make life better. Our research influences policy makers, practitioners, academics and the media, shaping our understanding of the world we live in and how it is changing.

We offer a friendly and stimulating environment with a high profile, challenging research programme, as well as favourable working conditions. Benefits include a generous holiday entitlement and a defined contribution pension scheme.

How to apply

Please submit your CV and supporting statement (no more than 700 words) outlining your skills, experience and why you would make a great addition to the team by email to

Closing date for applications will be Wednesday 11th July 2018.

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