Payroll Manager (They/She/He)

People, Barcelona, Spain (Hybrid)

About Glovo:

We’re a Barcelona-based startup and the fastest-growing delivery player in Europe, Africa, and Western Asia. With food at the core of the business, Glovo delivers any product within your city at any time of day.
At Glovo, you’ll have the job of your life while working together towards our shared vision to give everyone easy access to anything in their city. We welcome top performers that will bring new ideas, diverse perspectives, and provide you the opportunities and freedom to grow and make a real impact on millions of lives… all while having fun!
We believe that diversity adds incredible value to our teams, our products, and our culture. We know that the best ideas and solutions come by bringing together people from all over the world and by fostering a culture of inclusion where everyone feels heard and has the chance to make a real impact. It's because of this that we are committed to providing equal opportunities to talent from all backgrounds. 
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Your work-life opportunity:

Glovo is looking for a world-class Payroll & Admin Manager to join the People (HR) team in our Headquarters in Barcelona or in our Madrid office. Are you someone full of energy in driving initiatives and other people to accomplish and succeed? Do you have a mindset of disciplined execution that takes the best out of people around you and inspires them to give their best? Are you an organization freak very familiar with tools, processes, and automation?

Be a part of a team where you will:

As the Payroll & Admin Manager, you will play a key role in leading a highly motivated and performing team to deliver excellence to our associates and employees, providing high standards of payroll delivery, aiming for optimization, accuracy, and flawless execution.
The main responsibilities of this role are:
  • Obtaining a strong understanding of company needs, key deliverables, priorities and process to define new ways of working automating the actual process.
  • Manage the different payroll vendors in the region and aim for scaling-up and automatization & optimization opportunities
  • Actively participating in and contributing to global workshops and design review sessions with Payroll key customers and stakeholders to have all processes more scalable and efficient.
  • Lead and inspire a team of Payroll specialists and Analysts, training, mentoring and coaching them as necessary to support their career growth and engagement.
  • Ensure appropriate workload allocation, sharing of knowledge, review performance and instill a culture of continuous improvement and outstanding customer service.
  • Oversee general payroll processes for the legal entities in the countries in which Glovo operates, ensuring their accuracy and timeliness delivery to support a best-in-class employee experience
  • Support Master Data accuracy by keeping late data at bay, implementing metrics to analyze payroll health and accuracy, supporting audits & forensics as required
  • Maintain updated and accurate SOP and handbooks and ensure their alignment with stakeholders
  • Liaise with internal and external Auditors, assisting as necessary and providing any required information

You have:

  • Expert in Spanish Payroll processing
  • Deep experience managing Payroll and admin process in more than 10 countries
  • Experience automating Payroll Process
  • Professional English and Spanish verbal and written communication skills
  • Excellent communication, organization skills and attention to detail
  • Teamwork, leadership and project management skills
  • A collaborative style with the ability to influence others into action and to think creatively about solutions
  • Excellent organizational, facilitation and analytical skills
  • Professional maturity to keep and protect confidential information and to work with autonomy
  • A taste for processes and HR technologies (Workday specially), while enjoying ambiguity and change and suggesting innovative and non-conventional solutions
  • +6 years of payroll experience in an international organization or company; experience in the tech industry and/or in big payroll services delivery companies shall be major assets
  • +3 years of leader / people management experience (approx. 
We are always looking for the best candidates, so if you think you would be a good fit even if you don't meet 100% of the requirements we would love to hear from you!

Experience our Glovo Life benefits:

  • Enticing equity plan (if applicable)
  • Top-notch private health insurance
  • Monthly Glovo credit to spend on our restaurant products and zero delivery fee on all Glovo orders!
  • Discounted gym memberships
  • Flexible time off (take the time you need) and hybrid working model (own your time)
  • Enhanced parental leave including nursery support!
  • Online therapy and wellbeing benefit

What you’ll find when working at Glovo:

  • Gas: Driven to deliver quality results quickly
  • Good Vibes: Bring positivity and communicate openly
  • Stay Humble: Self-aware and open to learning
  • Care: Uplift people and the planet
  • Glownership: Act as proud owners
  • High Bar: Focus on Top Performance
If you believe you match these values, we look forward to meeting you!
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Glovo is transforming the way consumers access local goods, enabling anyone to get almost any product delivered in minutes. Our on-demand logistics connect customers with independent local couriers who acquire goods from any restaurant or store in a city, as well as deliver urgent packages for a variable fee. For additional information on Glovo, please visit


Payroll Manager (They/She/He)


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